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Charlie Walk Accuser Tristan Coppersmith Explains Why She Came Forward

In a new interview with Entertainment Tonight, Charlie Walk accuser Tristan Coopersmith discussed her decision to come forward publicly with accusations of sexual harassment against the longtime…
Anna Gaca / February 1, 2018

Republic Records President Charlie Walk Accused of Sexual Harassment, Says There Has “Never Been a Single HR Claim” Against Him

Music executive and The Four judge Charlie Walk vehemently denied allegations of sexual misconduct lodged against him by a former staffer. According to Deadline, on Monday night…
Gil Kaufman, Billboard / January 30, 2018

Billboard Changes Rule To Prevent Various Artist Playlists From Dominating Album Chart

In addition to announcing a #1 debut for Katy Perry’s Witness, Billboard’s report on this week’s Billboard 200 albums chart contains some news about a…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / June 19, 2017

Epic Executives Accused of Covering Up L.A. Reid’s Alleged Misconduct

The harassment claim that preceded Antonio "L.A." Reid’s exit last week from the top job at Sony’s Epic Records alleges that other Epic executives knew…
Hannah Karp, Billboard / May 16, 2017

L.A. Reid’s Epic Records Exit Followed Allegations by Female Staffer

Antonio "L.A." Reid’s abrupt exit from the top job at Sony Music Entertainment's Epic Records followed a claim by a female assistant alleging "unlawful harassment…
Hannah Karp, Billboard / May 15, 2017

Epic Records Chairman L.A. Reid Leaves Sony

L.A. Reid will step down from his post as Epic Records' chairman, according to Variety. The label nor its umbrella company Sony Music provided further details.
Brian Josephs / May 11, 2017

Rick Ross Signs to Epic Records, Leaves Def Jam After 10 Years

After 10 years and eight studio albums with Def Jam Records, Rick Ross has left the company and signed a new deal with Epic Records.
Colin Stutz / January 16, 2016