Iovine plans to take on a "consulting role" for Music this August, reducing his involvement in daily operations. After responding to a slough of rumors saying that he was leaving Apple entirely, music executive and Beats co-founder Jimmy...Show More Summary
Back in January, reports surfaced that Jimmy Iovine was planning to exit Apple later this year — four years after selling Beats to the company. The music exec issued a semi-denial at the time, stating that he was committed to his bosses and still “in the band.” The latest update to Iovine’s reported on-again-off-again relationship […]
Apple executive Jimmy Iovine is expected to transition to a consulting role in August, stepping back from daily involvement with the Apple Music streaming service he helped create and brand, The Wall Street Journal reports. Of all the...Show More Summary
Apple Music will lose one of its biggest stars this year. Jimmy Iovine, the music industry veteran who produced albums for U2 and Stevie Nicks and cofounded Interscope Records, will step down from his role at Apple in August, the Wall...Show More Summary
In January, rumors surfaced that Jimmy Iovine would be leaving Apple Music later this year, but he denied the reports, saying there was still more he would like to do in the music streaming business. However, according to the Wall Street...Show More Summary
The music industry luminary, part of Apple since the Beats purchase in 2014, plans to give up day-to-day involvement but will stay with the company.
It was reported back in January that Jimmy Iovine would be leaving Apple in August after the last of his stock vested. Iovine later denied this, describing it as fake news. A fresh report today suggests that while he may not be actually departing from Apple, Iovine will ‘step back from daily involvement’ … more…
Apple executive Jimmy Iovine will transition into a consulting role in August and step back from daily involvement with the company’s streaming-music business, according to people familiar with his plans.
Apple's music exec connections may extend beyond the likes of Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre. Variety sources have claimed that Sony Music chairman Doug Morris is leaving the publisher at the end of March to help run a new label, 12 Tone, that will have a "partnership" with Apple. Show More Summary
Apple Music now has 36 million paid subscribers, up 6 million since an informal announcement from exec Jimmy Iovine of 30 million less than 5 months ago. Spotify has more than 70 million paid subscribers. _______________________________________ Apple Music has passed 36 million subscribers worldwide. In the U.S. Apple Music subscribers...
Some important commentary from within the music industry this week included Irving Azoff's calling out of Lyor Cohen on fame-making promises, Jimmy Iovine's denial of and Apple exit, and what's in store for the future of music experiences as we integrate virtual reality. Virtual Reality And Beyond: The Future Of...
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Last week, Billboard reported Jimmy Iovine, the person who sold Beats to Apple in 2014, was set to leave Apple in August. Well, Iovine says that’s not true, Variety reports. In a conversation with Variety, Iovine noted that there’s more Apple Music and Beats would like to do, saying he’s “committed to doing whatever Eddy [Cue], Tim [Cook] and Apple” need him to do… Read More
The head of Apple Music says he's "loyal to the guys at Apple," according to a report by Variety.
Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine has squashed rumors that he's leaving his post as Apple Music chief -- and leaving Cupertino altogether -- in August. At a Q&A event held to promote The Defiant Ones, the HBO documentary delving into his partnership with Dr. Show More Summary
"I'm in the band," says Jimmy Iovine, adding that he has no plans to leave Apple. His pushback came after multiple sources reported that the former Beats executive and record industry mogul would exit in August after his final stock vetted and employment contract expired. _____________________ "fake news" “I am...
That’s contrary to a report last week, which said Iovine was looking to leave the company by the summer. Iovine, who joined Apple when the iPhone maker acquired Beats in 2014 refuted the claims in an interview with Variety: “I am almost...Show More Summary
Rumours went round last week that Apple executive Jimmy Iovine was set to leave the company in August. Some speculated that the timing coincided with the last of Iovine's stock vesting. The exec was on stage at the Grammy Museum on January...Show More Summary