2nd millennium

  1. NAB, Recording Academy Weigh In on Clear Channel-Big Machine Royalty Deal

    June 05, 2012 5:16 PM EDT The National Association of Broadcasters -- the radio stations' trade association - and the Recording Academy have weighed in on Clear Channel's agreement to pay sound recording performance royalties to the Big Machine Label Group, which ...

  2. 2013 Juno Awards To Be Held in Regina, Saskatchewan

    September 15, 2011 12:57 PM EDT Canada's Juno Awards, now heading into its 41st year, have been moving city to city each year since 2002, and even with the next one scheduled for Ottawa, ON, on April 1, The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has announc ...

  3. Backbeat: Monster Island's Final Williamsburg, Brooklyn Block Party

    September 13, 2011 1:13 PM EDT Gentrification Blues: After seven years as an alternative arts space, Williamsburg, Brooklyn's Monster Island this past Satruday held what is likely its last block party. (Photo: Andrew St. Clair) This past Saturday, Sept. 10, Monster Island, ...

  4. Australian State Govt To Modify Licensing Rules

    February 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST The state government of Victoria has pledged to soften the much-derided liquor licensing regulations that have put the pinch on Melbourne's live venues. After weeks of public protests and industry wrangling, the government has signed a " ...

  5. Toronto Set To Host Junos In 2011

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Toronto will host next year’s Juno Week celebrations, the 40th anniversary of Canada’s top music award, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has announced. The awards will be held from March 21-27. The televised portion of the show ...

  6. EU Receives Vivendi Complaint Over France Telecom

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST The European Commission said on Tuesday it had received a complaint from French media group Vivendi accusing France Telecom of abusing a dominant market position. The Commission, executive arm of the 27-nation European Union, said in an email that ...

  7. Berlin: Music City

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When David Bowie moved to the divided city of Berlin in 1976, he joined 2 million inhabitants of what was effectively an island surrounded by the communist German Democratic Republic. This particular contrast between east and west left such an imp ...

  8. Berlin Calling Cherry Lane Home

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Publishing veteran Michelle Berlin joins Cherry Lane Music Publishing as the company expands into the Nashville music community. Berlin, who will serve as creative director, reports to Richard Stumpf, senior VP of creative services and marketing f ...

  9. Hong Kong Biz Sues Suspected File-Sharers

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Move part of a worldwide effort. Hong Kong's music industry Wednesday (Oct. 18) launched a second wave of lawsuits against suspected copyright infringers. The Hong Kong branch of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI ...

  10. Major Promotion Changes At Columbia, Epic

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Columbia and Epic Records promotion departments underwent several staff changes today (Oct. 13), beginning with the exit of Columbia senior VP of promotion Ken Lane. No replacement has been named. The Columbia and Epic Records promotion depart ...

  11. Canadian Cops Arrest DVD Counterfeiters

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Raids reveal largest label in Canada. Authorities seized about 20,000 pirated films during raids Aug. 28 at a counterfeit DVD lab in Canada. The Toronto-based facility operated with two retail units and a basement unit equipped with 142 data burne ...

  12. Greenberg To Exit Sony BMG

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Columbia president will depart post June 9. Columbia president will depart post June 9. News ...

  13. Devine Exits Columbia

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will leave at the end of the month. Columbia Records Group West Coast GM/senior VP of A&R Tim Devine has decided to leave the label at the end of this month. Devine joined Columbia in 1996, following a stint at Capitol, and has worked with a n ...

  14. Global Pulse

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Melbourne, Australia's the Drones are in Europe to promote their award-winning second album, "Wait Long by the River and the Bodies of Your Enemies Will Float By." Read Tom Ferguson's column. Melbourne, Australia's the Dro ...

  15. Brit Biz Launches Music Event In Berlin

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST The U.K.'s trade body the British Phonographic Industry is to launch a week-long promotional event in Berlin under the banner "British Music Week." Held May 19-26, it is part of an industry effort to The U.K.'s trade body the B ...

  16. Bonnaroo Goes Rock With Radiohead, Petty, Beck

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Scheduled for June 16-18 in Manchester, Tenn. Scheduled for June 16-18 in Manchester, Tenn. News ...

  17. Eagle Rock Ups Smith

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Eagle Rock Entertainment has promoted Tom Smith to director of programming production. Eagle Rock Entertainment has promoted Tom Smith to director of programming production. Smith, who is based in New York, will help produce Eagle Rock DVD release ...

  18. Berliant Extends Motor Ace Management

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jordan Berliant, GM of 10th Street Entertainment, has expanded his management role for Melbourne-based alt-rock group Motor Ace. Berliant, who signed up as the band's United States manager 12 months a Jordan Berliant, GM of 10th Street Entert ...

  19. Berliant Extends Motor Ace Management

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jordan Berliant, GM of 10th Street Entertainment, has expanded his management role for Melbourne-based alt-rock group Motor Ace. Berliant, who signed up as the band's United States manager 12 months a Jordan Berliant, GM of 10th Street Entert ...

  20. Nashville Scene

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Americana Music Assn. appoints Jeff Green as its new executive director. Read Phyllis Stark's column. The Americana Music Assn. appoints Jeff Green as its new executive director. Read Phyllis Stark's column. News Jeff Green , Phyllis ...

  21. Ringtone Buzz Continues

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT WMG's Nash: industry will double revenues in 2004. WMG's Nash: industry will double revenues in 2004. News ...