Beyoncé, Madonna Among Artists Added To "Hope For Haiti"
GRAMMY winners Beyoncé, Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake, Keith Urban, and Stevie Wonder have been added to the lineup for the "Hope For Haiti Now" telethon, scheduled for tonight at 8 p.m. EST. They join previously announced performers including Christina Aguilera, Bono and Sting. The musical performances will be available at iTunes for 99 cents following the broadcast, with all proceeds being donated to Haiti relief. (1/22)
SOCAN Names New CEO
The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada has appointed Eric Baptiste as its new CEO, effective in May. Baptiste is currently the CEO of the International Confederation of the Societies of Authors and Composers, and has been with the organization for 12 years. Baptiste replaces André LeBel, who announced his retirement last year. (1/22)