Dick Clark

Taylor Swift Lands a Hot New Gig: Get the Details Here! (Video)

Taylor Swift will be working come New Year’s Eve and partying later. She’s been tapped to headline “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest” from Times Square in New York City. Seacrest made the announcement himself over Twitter. “This new year’s we’re partying like it’s 1989…my friend @TaylorSwift13 is coming to Times Square for @OfficialNYRE!” he wrote....

David Salidor Reflects on 30 Years as Music Mouthpiece

David Salidor and his New York City-based public relations company, dis COMPANY, celebrate their anniversary in March, marking 30 years representing celebrities from Madonna to Debbie Gibson. It’s safe to say he’s seen it all and lived to talk about it. Salidor sat with us for a wide-ranging interview, touching on subjects both good and bad and offered his take on what’s next for our media-infused society. He also spills on his plans for the foreseeable future....

Pete Bennett, Legendary '60s, '70s Rock Promoter, Dies Suddenly at 77

Pete Bennett, one of the top promotion men in rock music during its Golden era, died suddenly of a heart attack on Thanksgiving day at his home in Connecticut. He was 77. Bennett, named “World’s Top Promotion Man,” by Billboard magazine, is credited for propelling the careers of The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, The Who, Simon and Garfunkel, James Taylor and many artists and bands. Bennett, born in the Bronx, NY was described by ex-Beatle Paul McCartney as “the promotion man responsible for getting the Beatles on the radio,” according to his company Peter Bennett Enterprises....

Dick Clark Rocks His 40th Rockin' New Year's Eve

I didn’t get to watch Dick Clark’s “Rockin’ New Year’s Eve” in its entirety the other night, but I did see a heavily made-up Clark trying in earnest to get his thoughts across. Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy did yeoman duty counting the minutes down to the big moment....