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Jimmy Iovine

James "Jimmy" Iovine ( /ˈaɪ.əviːn/; Italian pronunciation: [ˈjovine]; born March 11, 1953) is an American music producer, entrepreneur and chairman of Interscope-Geffen-A&M. Born in Brooklyn in an Italian-American family, Iovine began his career as a recording engineer in the mid-1970s, working with Raspberries, John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen and Jonathan Liberato. He went on to produce albums for U2 (Rattle & Hum), Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Stevie Nicks, Golden Earring, Simple Minds, Dire Straits, Flame (featuring Marge Raymond, Jimmy Crespo, Bob Leone, and others), and Patti Smith. Iovine established Interscope Records in 1990 with the release of Gerardo's Mo' Ritmo. It went on to become Interscope-Geffen-A&M following Universal's acquisition of PolyGram when Iovine was named co-chairman; in 2001, he became chairman. He is credited with having given Eminem's demo tape to Dr. Dre, who signed him to his Aftermath label. In 2002, Iovine co-produced the hit Eminem movie 8 Mile and in 2004, he and Paul Rosenberg signed a first look deal with Paramount Pictures and MTV Films for their Interscope/Shady/Aftermath banner. Iovine co-produced the first film under the deal, Get Rich or

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Jimmy Iovine & Liberty Ross -- Score Lady Gaga as Wedding Singer

Jimmy Iovine and Liberty Ross
Score Lady Gaga as Wedding Singer

Jimmy Iovine and Liberty Ross celebrated their wedding Sunday night with an insane celebrity guest list ... and perhaps the all-time greatest wedding band performances. The party went down at… READ MORE >

Jimmy Iovine, Liberty Ross -- Wedding Ceremony in Malibu

Jimmy Iovine, Liberty Ross
Wedding Ceremony in Malibu

Jimmy Iovine and Liberty Ross got hitched this weekend and everything went flawlessly ... except the skywriting plane screwed up royally! Check out the pic ... the writing in the sky reads… READ MORE >

- 300 days ago
Jimmy Iovine -- So This Is Christmas ... Taylor Swift AND Penguins!

Jimmy Iovine
So This Is Christmas ... Taylor Swift And Penguins!

Jimmy Iovine knows how to throw a party ... the co-founder of Interscope Records moved the North Pole to his backyard on Sunday for his annual Christmas bash. Partygoers tell TMZ Iovine went all… READ MORE >

- 362 days ago
Jimmy Iovine's Ex-Wife -- Creepy Fan Thinks He's My Son ... Wants a Loan Too!!

Jimmy Iovine's Ex-Wife
Creepy Fan Thinks He's My Son ... Wants a Loan Too!!

Music mogul Jimmy Iovine and ex-wife Vicki got hit up for $50 grand from their son ... or at least an obsessed fan who seems to think he's their son. According to docs, Devante… READ MORE >

- 422 days ago
Jimmy Iovine -- I Book the Best DJs for Liberty's Birthday Bash (PHOTOS)

Jimmy Iovine
I Book the Best DJs For Liberty's Birthday Bash

Jimmy Iovine threw a huge, Bev Hills birthday bash for freshly-iced fiancee Liberty Ross over the weekend and it's safe to say having his own music label made party planning a… READ MORE >

- 439 days ago
Liberty Ross -- Jimmy Iovine Uses Beats Money for Massive Engagement Ring (PHOTO)

Liberty Ross
Jimmy Iovine Uses Beats Money For Massive Engagement Ring

Liberty Ross appeared to be leaning left Tuesday night ... probably because of the sheer weight of the enormous engagement ring on her finger. Ross and fiance Jimmy Iovine --who has the Midas… READ MORE >

- 458 days ago
Liberty Ross and Rupert Sanders -- OFFICIALLY DIVORCED ... She Makes Out Like a Huntsman

Liberty Ross, Rupert Sanders
Officially Divorced She Makes Out Like a Huntsman

Liberty Ross just scored big ... we've learned her divorce from Rupert Sanders is now final.As you know ... Liberty filed for divorce after Rupert was caught on camera making out with Kristen… READ MORE >

- 869 days ago
Liberty Ross Divorce Settlement -- I Got Guilty Money From Rupert Sanders

Liberty Ross
I Got Guilt Money In My Divorce

Liberty Ross now has her own chapter in the Silver Linings Playbook -- CHEATING can pay handsomely.Liberty's divorce from director Rupert Sanders is now settled ... TMZ has learned.  … READ MORE >

- 926 days ago
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine -- Getting Gigs at Apple as Part of Beats Deal

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine
Getting Gigs at Apple as Part of Beats Deal

Move over Tim Cook ... Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine are coming to Apple. As part of the massive deal that has Apple buying Beats Headphones for a reported $3.2 billion, Dre and Iovine "are likely to… READ MORE >

- 946 days ago
Suge Knight -- 2Pac Needs Star on Walk of Fame ... OR ELSE!!!

Suge Knight
2Pac Needs Star on Walk of Fame ... OR ELSE!!!

Suge Knight says he's on a mission to get Tupac Shakur enshrined on the Hollywood Walk of Fame ... and tells us, if his demands aren't met -- there will be SERIOUS consequences. Knight was getting… READ MORE >

- 1135 days ago

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