Citations with the tag: MOTTOLA, Tommy
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- Mottola's big studio plans.
Walls, Jeannette; Gelman, Jan // New York; 5/3/93, Vol. 26 Issue 18, p7
Reports that Sony Music head Tommy Mottola, who recently announced plans to marry recording star Mariah Carey, has also been overseeing plans to build the world's largest recording facility in New York. Former Fox Movietone Studio being converted; Hopes the studio will boost New York as a locus...
- The Year That Was.
Carvell, Tim; Shaw, Jessica // Entertainment Weekly; 12/26/2003, Issue 743/744, p48
Provides information on several issues and events in the entertainment industry in 2003, including the replacement of Tommy Mottola, chairman of Sony Music Entertainment.
- NEWS IN BRIEF.
Carvell, Tim; Shaw, Jessica // Music Week; 8/6/2011, Issue 31, p8
The article offers news briefs related to music industry in Great Britain, including the selection of music industry executives Simon Cowell, David Joseph, and Daniel Ek as figures to be named in "The Guardian" annual media power list, the selection of Tommy Mottola as the subject of a...
- Broadway-Bound Band of the Week.
Carvell, Tim; Shaw, Jessica // Entertainment Weekly; 8/20/2004, Issue 779/780, p122
Announces the plans of executives Tommy Mottola, Weinstein brothers and Roger Waters for the 1970s rock opera "The Wall."
- Mariah Carey.
Norment, Lynn // Ebony; Apr1994, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p54
Profiles the princess of pop music, Mariah Carey, 24. Her discovery in 1988 by Sony Music president Tommy Mottola, who became her husband in June 1993 in a fairy tale wedding; Her childhood and family life; Her biracial parentage; Her first tour in fall 1993; Record sales; Awards.
- Singer Mariah Carey and record exec Tommy Mottola agree to trial separation.
Norment, Lynn // Jet; 06/23/97, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p38
Announces that singer Mariah Carey and Sony Music Entertainment executive Tommy Mottola agree to a trial separation.
- Manager details Sony/Michael disputes.
White, Chris // Billboard; 11/20/93, Vol. 105 Issue 47, p10
Reports on the dispute between Sony Music Entertainment President and Chief Operating Officer Tommy Mottola and singer George Michael. Mottola's nonfulfillment of promise to move Michael from Columbia to Epic Records in the United States; Michael's manager Don Ienner's rage on video for `Freedom.'
- The beginning of a new road.
White, Chris // Jet; 3/4/96, Vol. 89 Issue 15, p62
Presents a photograph of the members of singing group Boyz II Men with Tommy Mottola, president and chief operating officer of Sony Music Entertainment Inc. Announcement of the formation of Stonecreek Studios and Stonecreek Recordings.
- Mottola has Sony side up.
Furman, Phyllis // Crain's New York Business; 6/17/96, Vol. 12 Issue 25, p3
Reports on the accomplishments of Tommy Mottola as president of Sony Music. Signing up of the music group Offsrpring; Big international sales; Ranking of the company as the number two in the market; Background on Mottola's personal life.
- Mottola dismisses rumors of Sony executive changes.
Furman, Phyllis // Billboard; 7/29/95, Vol. 107 Issue 30, p6
Reports on Sony Music Entertainment president Thomas D. Mottola's clarification of rumors that top executives will be dismissed from their posts.
- Swan song.
Dougherty, Steve; Miller, Sue // People; 06/16/97, Vol. 47 Issue 23, p48
Focuses on the May 1997 marital separation of entertainer Mariah Carey from her husband and mentor, Tommy Mottola. His previous marriage.
- A butterfly takes wing.
Dougherty, Steve; Longley, Jennifer; Miller, Sue; Sandora, Marisa; Dameron, Rebecca; Machado, Karina; Wihlborg, Ulrica; Sider, Don // People; 03/02/98, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p107
Profiles Mariah Carey and the changes in her personal life since her separation from husband Tommy Mottola, head of Sony Music Entertainment, in 1997. How her image has changed; Allegations that Mottola was controlling; Social life of Carey since the separation; Comments.
- Tommy Boy.
Anson, Robert Sam // Vanity Fair; Dec96, Issue 436, p288
Looks into the life and career of Tommy Mottola, chairman of Sony Music Entertainment. Role in the company's success; Controversies concerning his professional life; Marriage with singer Mariah Carrey; Theories about his choice of corporate moniker; Controversial friends and associates.
- Mottola vote of confidence to music execs.
Jolson-Colburn, Jeffrey // Hollywood Reporter; 12/8/95, Vol. 340 Issue 8, p1
Reports on Sony Music Entertainment president and chief operating officer Tommy Mottola's assurance that his chief music executives are secure in their jobs. Market share erosion that has allowed PolyGram to move to No. 2 position; Start of a custom label within the Sony group by chairman Don...
- Mottola, exex ink five-year deals.
Jolson-Colburn, Jeffrey // Variety; 4/1/96, Vol. 362 Issue 9, p36
Reports on five-year pacts that were given to Tommy Mottola, president of Sony Music Entertainment, and his key executives. Names of executives; Purpose of the pacts; Who gave the pacts.
- Mariah Carey finalizes divorce from Tommy Mottola.
Jolson-Colburn, Jeffrey // Jet; 03/23/98, Vol. 93 Issue 17, p65
Mentions that the singer Mariah Carey and Sony Music Entertainment President Tommy Mottola have finalized their divorce.
- Stonecreek Boyz.
Jolson-Colburn, Jeffrey // Billboard; 3/9/96, Vol. 108 Issue 10, p102
Presents a photograph of Sony Music Entertainment president Thomas D. Mottola with the band Boyz II Men.
- Mottola takes global view from new perch.
Litchman, Irv // Billboard; 10/2/93, Vol. 105 Issue 40, p3
Reports on the appointment of Tommy Mottola as president/chief operating officer of Sony Music Entertainment. Responsibilities; Previous position; Company's performance for August, 1993; Praises for Mottola's track record and accomplishments; Sony's focus on the Asian market.
- TOMMY CHANGES TUNE.
Gallo, Phil // Daily Variety; 1/10/2003, Vol. 278 Issue 5, p1
Reports on the resignation of chief executive officer Tommy Mottola from Sony Music Entertainment to launch a branding venture in Los Angeles, California. Formation of partnership of the unnamed branding firm with Sony Music Entertainment; Services offer of the venture; Achievements of Mottola;...
- Mottola in the White House?
Gallo, Phil // Keyboard; Sep2003, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p12
Reports that Tommy Mottola and Universal Music Group have teamed up in reviving Casablanca Label. Features of new artists and producers; Entrepreneurial spirit of the original Casablanca.
- Colorado Cowhands.
Collins, Nancy // Architectural Digest; Jun2007, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p86
The article features the log house owned by Tommy Mottola, chairman of Casablanca Records and the Mottola Co., and husband of singer actress Thalia Sodi, in Snowmass village, Colorado. Mottola has shared about the designs and decorations he and his wife accounted for their log house. The master...
- "IT DON'T MATTER IF YOU'RE BLACK OR WHITE".
Collins, Nancy // American Enterprise; Sep2002, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p11
Presents a comment made by singer Michael Jackson against Tommy Mottola, chairman of Sony Music.
- Classic labels resurrected.
Williams, Paul // Music Week; 7/19/2003, Issue 28, p6
Reports on Tommy Mottola's plan to reactivate the Casablanca Records moniker. Deal of Mottola with Universal Records; History of Casablanca.
- POP GOES THE KING?
Miller, Samantha; Clark, Champ; Hannah, John; Stambler, Lyndon; Swertlow, Frank // People; 8/5/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p54
Focuses on the difficulties facing singer Michael Jackson. Discussion of his outburst against Sony Music chief Tommy Mottola; Weak sales of his album 'Invincible'; Plans of Sony not to renew his contract; Lawsuits and debt he faces; Significance of his Neverland Ranch; Reactions of others,...
- On a Wang and a Prayer.
Pursell, Chris // Television Week; 7/12/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 28, p2
Reports on the offer of Former Sony Music chief Tommy Mottola to fashion designer Vera Wang for a one-hour daytime talk show to be launched in the U.S. in 2005. Reason for choosing Wang; Names of celebrities which Wang has dressed; Familiarity of Wang with television appearances; Career...
- SONY SULTAN SINGING SOLO.
Gallo, Phil // Variety; 1/13/2003, Vol. 389 Issue 8, p6
Reports on the resignation of Tommy Mottola as chairman and chief executive officer of Sony Music on January 9, 2003. Reason behind his resignation; Statement issued by Mottola; Contributions of Mottola to Sony Music.
- Mariah Carey.
Laufer-Krebs, Bonnie // Tribute; Sep2001, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p58
Profiles singer Mariah Carey. Role of Carey in the film 'Glitter'; Information on the wedding of Carey and Sony Music chief executive officer and chairman Tommy Mottola in 1993; Significance of her music album 'Butterfly' released in 1997.
- MTV TALENT GROOVE.
Martin, Denise // Daily Variety; 6/27/2005, Vol. 287 Issue 61, p5
Reports that cable television network MTV Networks Inc. has unveiled a less celebrity-centric development slate with several projects from music personalities such as Tommy Mottola, the Ying Yang Twins and Omarion. Cabler's commitment to eclectic talent both in front of and behind the camera;...
- MARIAH PLAYS DRESS-UP BRIDE AGAIN!
Napoli, Elizabeth // NW; 3/28/2005, Vol. 13 Issue 13, p37
Deals with the frequency with which singer Mariah Carey wears wedding gowns. Cost of Carey's wedding gown when she Sony Music executive Tommy Mottola; Video where Carey wore a wedding dress; Relationship with Latin singer Luis Miguel.
- free at last.
Morgan, Joan; Saunders, Nicole // Essence (Time Inc.); Apr2005, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p118
Profiles singer Mariah Carey. Family background; Information on her marriage with Tommy Mottola, CEO of Sony Entertainment; Factors that made her believe in the possibility of a better life.
- Lack takes helm as Mottola leaves.
Morgan, Joan; Saunders, Nicole // Music Week; 1/18/2003, Issue 2, p3
Reports on the appointment of Andrew Lack as the chairman and chief executive officer of Sony Music Entertainment. Lack's immediate predecessor Tommy Mottola; Lack's previous position as president and chief operating officer of NBC; Mottola's comments on his plans after leaving Sony.
- Sony Music backs its man Mottola.
Sandler, Adam // Variety; 05/04/98, Vol. 370 Issue 12, p32
Focuses on the performance of Sony Music Entertainment and its chief Tommy Mottola in 1997. Release of the soundtrack for the motion picture `Titanic' and its success; Promotion of Mottola as chief executive officer of the company; Increase in the total market share of the company.
- MOTTOLA BACK IN LABEL BIZ.
Gallo, Phil // Daily Variety; 7/9/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 3, p22
Report that Tommy Mottola is returning to the label business with the relaunch of Casablanca Records. Work history of Mottola; Distributor of Casablanca albums; Confidence in Mottola's leadership.
- Waiting To Exhale.
Hauser, Brooke // Allure; Apr2008, p54
An interview with singer-songwriter Mariah Carey is presented. She relates that to keep her vocal chords sufficiently lubricated, she sometimes sleeps in her steam room, complete with a water bed and has been trying to record only in places with moist climates, such as the Caribbean island of...
- Jacko, Sony trade whacks.
Oppelaar, Justin // Daily Variety; 7/08/2002, Vol. 276 Issue 24, p1
Reports on the dispute between Michael Jackson and the Sony Music. Jackson's accusations against Tommy Mottola of the Sony Music; Sony Music's arguments against Jackson's claim of racism; Jackson's team up with Al Sharpton and attorney Johnnie Cochran to form a coalition aimed at protecting...
- TOMMY MOTTOLA FACES THE MUSIC.
Eaton, Phoebe // New York; 3/3/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p42
Reports on the decision of Sony Music Corp. chief executive Tommy Mottola to leave the company in the U.S. Losses reported by the company; Selection of National Broadcasting Co. Inc. president Andrew Lack as successor of the executive; Singers signed on Sony under the management of Mottola.
- MAMA I WANT TO SING.
Caldwell, Lindsey // FADER; May/Jun2007, Issue 46, p50
The article talks about the Ron Grant and Friends Open Mic Showcase at the Village Underground in New York on Sunday nights. Grant, a former executive at Sony Music and now a scout for Tommy Mottola, uses his Sunday to discover new talent and set up appointments for label representatives to hear...
Mitchell, Gail; Cobo, Leila; Holland, Bill; Ferguson, Tom; Kipnis, Jill // Billboard; 7/17/2004, Vol. 116 Issue 29, p7
Presents updates on the music industry in the U.S. as of July 2004. Exit of Kevin Lies as president of Def Jam Recordings; Agreement entered into by Tommy Mottola's Casablanca Records to produce soundtracks for Miramax Films; Confirmation of Alicia Keys as the first artist to perform at the...
- G SPOTS.
Lee, Andrew; Swanson, Carl // New York; 02/05/2001, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p17
Presents information on several issues in New York City as of February 2001. Resignation of Bill Parcells as coach of the New York Jets; Price of the townhouse owned by Tommy Mottola and his wife, Thalia.
- Music man Mottola gets real.
Martin, Denise // Daily Variety; 11/22/2005, Vol. 289 Issue 38, p17
Reports on the selection of record producer Tommy Mottola to produce the reality TV program "The Shop," for MTV Networks. Details on the plan for the production of the comedy show; Overview of the story line; Target date of release.
- B'WAY HITS 'WALL'
Gallo, Phil // Variety; 8/9/2004, Vol. 395 Issue 12, p42
Reports on the use of Pink Floyd's classic album "The Wall" for a Broadway musical by Harvey and Bob Weinstein and music producer Tommy Mottola in 2004. Background on the album; Songs that will be featured in the musical.
- Mottola, Cazmo pact.
Chagollan, Steve // Daily Variety; 7/27/2009, Vol. 304 Issue 16, p2
The article reports that Tommy Mottola has collaborated with Planet Cazmo for the Virtual Concert Series, a game and social network site for kids and teenagers. It states that Cazmo permits the users to make animations to travel around the virtual worlds of Planet Cazmo. It adds that the...
- The Tommy Mottola Nobody Knows.
White, Timothy // Billboard; 7/28/2001, Vol. 113 Issue 30, p1
Interviews Sony Music Entertainment chairman and chief executive officer Tommy Mottola. Biographical details; His early involvement in music; His career as an actor; His tenure at CBS Records; His career with Sony Music Entertainment; Others.
- Sony Implements Global A&R Network.
Legrand, Emmanuel // Billboard; 7/7/2001, Vol. 113 Issue 27, p76
Reports on the creation of an international A&R network with the goal of optimizing the worldwide popular music market potential of Sony Music Entertainment (SME). Request by SME chairman and chief executive officer Thomas D. Mottola that senior vice president of A&R David Massey create the...
- Mottola Splits Sony Helm For New Venture.
Christman, Ed // Billboard; 1/18/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 3, p1
Reports that Sony Music Entertainment chairman and chief executive Thomas D. Mottola has resigned. His plans to start a record label in partnership with Sony; Plans for his replacement, which have not been announced; Significance of his departure; Financial status of Sony Music in 2002.
- 'A Star In Every Sense Of The Word'.
Jones, Quincy; Mottola, Tommy; Martin, Ricky; Mitchell, Tim; Ramone, Phil; Wonder, Stevie; Secada, Jon; Abaroa, Gabriel; Warren, Diane; Krys, Sebastian; Sussman, Jack; Shakira; Saralegui, Cristina; Garcia, Andy // Billboard; 10/11/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 41, p42
Presents the views of record producers, music performers and other people on music performer Gloria Estefan. Quincy Jones; Tommy Mottola; Ricky Martin.
- 20 Years Ago This Week...
Vozick-Levinson, Simon // Entertainment Weekly; 6/18/2010, Issue 1107, p8
The article discusses the release of the album "Mariah Carey" by musician Mariah Carey. The author discusses the enthusiasm of music producer Rhett Lawrence and Tommy Mottola, former chief executive officer of the music firm Sony Music, for Carey and notes the popularity of the album with music...
- The Glove Is Off.
Vozick-Levinson, Simon // People; 7/22/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p15
Focuses on pop star Michael Jackson's and the impact of relatively disappointing sales of his Sony compact disc 'Invinciblle.' Details of his attack on Sony chairman Tommy Mottola, which was allegedly fueled by the sales slump; Comparison to sales of his popular album 'Thriller.'
- Portrait of a Hit Man.
Haiperin, Shirley // Hollywood Reporter; 2/15/2013, Issue 6, p96
The article presents an interview veteran music executive Tommy Mottola about his memoir "Hitmaker: The Man and His Music." Mottola said that everything in the book starts and ends with the song, and working with the writers was an invaluable experience. He said that he wanted to run out of the...
- GREAT READS NEW IN PAPERBACK.
Haiperin, Shirley // People; 2/11/2013, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p57
The article presents a list of recommended books released in paperback as of February 2013, along with an interview with music industry executive Tommy Mottola on topics including his work with singer Michael Jackson and his four-year marriage to singer Mariah Carey. Recommended paperback books...