Billboard. 11/19/94, Vol. 106 Issue 47, p26. 2/5p. 1 Black and White Photograph.
RADIO broadcasting, RHYTHM & blues music, and CONGRESSES
Reports on developments in the rhythm and blues music business as of November 19, 1994. Posthumous award by Capitol Records to Nat King Cole; Rhino Records' release of the compact disc collection entitled `The R&B Box: 30 Years of Rhythm & Blues (1943-1972)'; Scarface's donation of $5,000 to a flood-relief fund raiser; Schedule of the 17th annual Black Radio Convention.
The article presents an interview with head of marketing Lee Jenson who discusses the song on his first dance at his wedding which is Love by Nat King Cole, the song he wanted to play during his funeral, and his karaoke specialty which is Metallica's Enter Sandmand.
Electronic Media. 11/12/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 46, p16. 1/4p. 1 Black and White Photograph.
TELEVISION personalities -- United States
Focuses on the television career of Nat King Cole in the United States. Debut of Cole's TV show on NBC TV network; Reaction of Cole to the dislike of Black Americans in Madison Avenue, the center of the advertising industry; Termination of airing 'The Nat 'King' Cole Show' due to lack of national sponsors.
The article presents news briefs related to popular music and videos appearing on "Billboard" magazine's retail sales and radio airplay charts as of March 28, 2009. The ABC News documentary "A Moment In History: The Inauguration of Barack Obama," reached number six on the Top TV DVD Sales chart. "Regenerations," an album of remixed songs by Nat "King" Cole entered the Top Contemporary Jazz Albums chart at number three.
Maclean's. 08/28/2000, Vol. 113 Issue 35, p7. 1/3p. 1 Black and White Photograph.
EMI Group Ltd., STORY of EMI Music Canada, The (Book), JENNINGS, Nicholas, and COLE, Nat King, 1919-1965
Discusses the history of the company EMI Music Canada, which has signed music acts such as Guy Lombardo and Anne Murray. Book written by Maclean music critic Nicholas Jennings, 'Fifty Years of Music: The Story of EMI Music Canada,' which includes various anecdotes; First big record of Capitol Canada which was Nat King Cole's 'Mona Lisa'; Experiences of Nat King Cole in Toronto in 1950, including racial discrimination.
The article presents news briefs related to rhythm and blues music appearing on "Billboard" magazine's retail sales and radio airplay charts as of October 10, 2009. R. Kelly scores his 35th top 10 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with "Number One," featuring Keri Hilson. This brings Kelly past Nat "King" Cole on the all-time list and ties him with Dinah Washington for eighth overall since the R&B chart was established in 1942.
SOUND recordings -- United States and SONGS -- United States
Presents an update on the performance of several music releases and songs on the music charts in the U.S. as of February 2005. Position of Toby Keith on the Hot 100 chart; Effect of the introduction of new chart rules on the ranks of several albums and songs; Rank of Nat King Cole on the Billboard 200 chart.
Billboard. 1/22/2005, Vol. 117 Issue 4, p11-14. 2p. 2 Black and White Photographs.
COMPACT discs, SOUND recording industry, EXECUTIVES, CORPORATE profits, DVD media, MUSICIANS, CELEBRITIES, and MUSIC fans
Reports on the CD and DVD entitled "The World of Nat King Cole" to be released by Capitol/EMI in honor of the late crooner Cole. Target date for the release of a stand-alone CD in the U.S.; Statement given by Stacey Freeman, product development director of EMI Music Marketing, on the worldwide sales on the music release; List of celebrities featured on the DVD; Remarks from Jerry Suarez, senior music product manager for Virgin Entertainment, on the key to expanding Cole's fan base.