1. Rosen To Step Down As RIAA Chairman

    January 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hilary Rosen has announced that she will step down as chairman/CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) at the end of 2003. "I have young children, and I want to devote more of my t Hilary Rosen has announced that she will step down as chairman/CEO of the Recording…

  2. Verizon Forced To ID Web Pirate

    January 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST In a major victory for record companies, a U.S. District Court judge yesterday (Jan. 21) ruled in favor of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in its 6-month-old lawsuit against Inter In a major victory for record companies, a U.S. District Court judge yesterday (Jan. 21)…

  3. Legislation Discussed At California Piracy Hearing

    October 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Artists, label executives, and laborers appeared before California legislators yesterday (Oct. 3) in Sacramento to address the affects of music piracy on the state's economy, Billboard Bulletin report Artists, label executives, and laborers appeared before California legislators…

  4. Artists Turn Out For Label Accounting Hearing

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The long-simmering issue of record industry accounting practices came to a boil yesterday (Sept. 24) as artists and label executives faced off during a daylong California Senate committee hearing in L The long-simmering issue of record industry accounting practices came to a boil yesterday …

  5. Artists On Hand For Royalties Accounting Hearing

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Lawmakers, artists, and record company executives will attend a hearing in downtown Los Angeles today (Sept. 24) called by California state senators Martha Escutia (D-Norwalk) and Kevin Murray (D-Culv Lawmakers, artists, and record company executives will attend a hearing in downtown Los…

  6. Aware Records Readies 'Hits' Compilation

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Aware Records, an independent label that has championed grassroots bands since 1993 and kick-started the careers of such acts as Train, Hootie & the Blowfish, and matchbox twenty, has set an Oct. Aware Records, an independent label that has championed grassroots bands since 1993 and kick…

  7. RIAA: Web Piracy Had Big Role In 10% Shipment Drop

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) reports that increasing Internet piracy and CD burning were among factors that led to a 10% drop in overall music shipments in the first six months The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) reports that increasing Internet piracy…

  8. Indigo Girls Plan U.S. Jaunt

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, collectively known as the Indigo Girls, will hit the road for another U.S. touring leg in support of their latest Epic album, "Become You." Beginning Sept. 13 in Baltimore a Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, collectively known as the Indigo Girls, will hit the…

  9. Parents Group Spanks MTV Fare

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A TV watchdog group denounced MTV yesterday (Aug. 1) for excessive raunchiness in a new report, "The Ten Best and Worst Shows on Cable Television of the 2001/2002 Season." MTV programs like "The Osbou A TV watchdog group denounced MTV yesterday (Aug. 1) for excessive…

  10. 24TunesOnTV

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV Listings for June 10-16, 2002. MONDAY, JUNE 10 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: David Bowie (also scheduled: Christian Slater). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Ralph Stanley (also scheduled: Martin Short,…

  11. Tunes On TV

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 20-26, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 20 "The View," ABC Featured Artists: Vince Gill, Amy Grant (also scheduled: Doris Roberts). "Tribute to Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes," VH1…

  12. Atlanta Prepares For 'On The Bricks'

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rising neo-soul star India.Arie will headline the inaugural show of Atlanta's 2002 On the Bricks free weekly concert series. Set for May 24 in the city's Centennial Olympic Park, the bill for the open Rising neo-soul star India.Arie will headline the inaugural show of Atlanta's…

  13. Whiskeytown's Caitlin Cary Records 'When You Weren't Looking'

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST It's funny. When the famously volatile Whiskeytown finally died a few years back, fiddle player/vocalist Caitlin Cary knew she wanted to at least try a solo career, but she held about half the confide It's funny. When the famously volatile Whiskeytown finally died a few years back,…

  14. Court Orders Napster To Remain Offline

    March 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Los Angeles yesterday (March 25) upheld last year's District Court ruling that Napster must shut down its peer-to-peer service, Billboard Bulletin reports. The sh The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Los Angeles yesterday (March 25) upheld last year…

  15. Hot Product

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Celine Dion, Avant, the Baha Men, and more. 'Day' Ditty For the past two years, Celine Dion has given herself time to exhale -- and in the process, permission to breathe in life's simple pleasures. But after a hiatus that saw the world's best…

  16. Judge Orders Napster Case To Press On

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST A District Court judge on Friday denied a request by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and music publishers for a summary judgment in the copyright-infringement case they brought ag A District Court judge on Friday denied a request by the Recording Industry Association of…

  17. Billboard Bits: Waylon Jennings, Napster, The Living End

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Waylon Jennings, Napster, The Living End A special event honoring the late country icon Waylon Jennings will be held March 23 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Limited public seating will be available in the venue's balcony. No other details have yet been confirmed for the…

  18. Court Dismisses Professor's Suit Vs. RIAA

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST A District Court judge yesterday (Nov. 28) dismissed a lawsuit filed by Princeton University professor Edward Felten and others against the RIAA, the Secure Digital Music Initiative, watermarking firm A District Court judge yesterday (Nov. 28) dismissed a lawsuit filed by Princeton University…

  19. Billboard Bits: Sting, GBV/Strokes, Boyz II Men, 28 Days

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stories on Sting, GBV/Strokes, Boyz II Men, 28 Days The concert special "Sting ... All This Time," a Billboard Artist & Music Profile, premieres at 8 p.m. ET Saturday (Nov. 24) on A&E. Billboard editor in chief Timothy White serves as associate producer/head writer for the…

  20. Ex-Whiskeytown Principals Forge Ahead

    October 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Former Whiskeytown frontman Ryan Adams has captured major media attention since setting off on his own. Now, two of his former bandmates are pressing forward with their own solo projects. First up is Former Whiskeytown frontman Ryan Adams has captured major media attention since setting off…

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