Clive Davis is in the News a Bunch for Being a Heartless Queen

Clive Davis Kelly clarksonClive Davis and Kelly Clarkson’s feud is a little confusing. Here are the facts… Davis, CEO of Clarkson’s record label RCA, wrote a memoir called The Soundtrack of My Life. In the memoir, the 80-year-old producer credited for kickstarting the careers of talented acts like Whitney Houston, paints Kelly as an overly emotional twit with terrible instincts.

Specifically, he says Kelly was “hysterically sobbing” in his office because she hated what turned out to be the most successful songs from her 2004 sophomore album Breakaway.

Clarkson remembers it differently, writing an open letter on WhoSay about how Davis called her a “sh*tty writer” and told her to “just shut up and sing” after she performed the very personal “Because Of You.”

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Bye Bye Bye, Arista, J and Jive Records (Pop Nostalgia)

Jive – the label that everyone associates with massive 90s/2000s pop acts like Aaliyah, ‘N Sync, Britney Spears, Pink, and Backstreet Boys – is now officially defunct.

Jive was also responsible for putting out albums by extremely successful 80’s and 90’s hip-hop groups like E-40, A Tribe Called Quest, Too $hort and KRS-One.

Tom Corson and Peter Edge (RCA records) announced yesterday that due to a focus on digital sales, it’s best if Jive, J Records and Arista (Ace Of Base, TLC) which are all distributed by RCA, are put to rest. Edge stated…

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