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  1. Iger Touts Digital In CES Keynote

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Walt Disney Co. president and CEO Robert Iger used old-fashioned star power to tout new-media strengths inside his company during his keynote address Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer and "Lost" stars Ma ...

  2. Gates: 'Digital Decade Is Here'

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Microsoft Corp. chairman Bill Gates unveiled a slew of new products and content partners Sunday in his keynote address kicking off the 2007 International Consumer Electronics Show, vowing to deliver access to video and data no matter where the con ...

  3. Palmer Joins Sanctuary Records

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST He becomes VP of licensing. Sanctuary Records has named Jonathan Palmer VP of licensing for the label. Prior to joining Sanctuary, Palmer founded Jonathan Palmer Music, a music licensing company. He also served as director of film and television a ...

  4. Black Eyed Peas Win Big At AMAs

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas took home three awards tonight (Nov. 21) at the 2006 American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. The Black Eyed Peas took home three awards tonight (Nov. 21) at the 2006 America ...

  5. U2, Pearl Jam Team Up At Aussie Anti-Poverty Show

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with Pearl Jam to join Aussie acts Jet, Paul Kelly, Eskimo Joe, Evermore and the John Butler Trio at a Make Poverty History concert in Melbourne Nov. 17. The event drew 14,000 to the Myer Music Bowl, and was broa ...

  6. U2, Pearl Jam Team Up At Aussie Anti-Poverty Show

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with Pearl Jam to join Aussie acts Jet, Paul Kelly, Eskimo Joe, Evermore and the John Butler Trio at a Make Poverty History concert in Melbourne tonight (Nov. 17). The ev U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with P ...

  7. Debut Winners Dominate ARIA Awards

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Newcomers Wolfmother, Powderfinger frontman Bernard Fanning and rock band Eskimo Joe were among the big winners Sunday night (Oct. 29) at the ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) awards, h Newcomers Wolfmother, Powderfinger frontman Be ...

  8. Mariah, Chilis, Peas, Nickelback Top AMA Noms

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Awards show to air live Nov. 21. With three nominations each, Mariah Carey, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Black Eyed Peas and Nickelback lead the field for the 2006 American Music Awards, to be broadcast live by ABC on Nov. 21 from Los Angeles� ...

  9. Brooks & Dunn, Paisley Lead CMA Nominations

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Awards to be held Nov. 6. Brooks & Dunn and Arista Nashville labelmate Brad Paisley dominated the field with six nominations each for the 40th annual Country Music Association awards, which will be held Nov. 6 in Nashville. In fact, the nomina ...

  10. FCC Opts To Re-Think Indecency Rulings

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ABC, NBC, CBS support review. ABC, NBC, CBS support review. News ...

  11. FCC Opts To Re-Think Indecency Rulings

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The FCC yesterday (July 5) asked a U.S. appeals court for the chance to re-examine its own recent indecency decisions. The commission has also asked the court to suspend any judgments concerning sever The FCC yesterday (July 5) asked a U.S. appeal ...

  12. Jay-Z Signs On With HP Campaign

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT -second spot debuting during NBA Finals. Shawn Carter, aka rapper Jay-Z and Def Jam Recordings president/CEO, has partnered with HP for its The Computer Is Personal Again ad campaign. Carter appears in a 60-second spot that debuts tonight (June ...

  13. Tunstall Teams With Origins

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Records artist KT Tunstall is on a roll. One week after her debut album, "Eye to the Telescope," experienced a 78% increase in sales, with an additional 9% gain this week, Tunstall has partnere Virgin Records artist KT Tunstall is ...

  14. Tunstall Teams With Origins

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Beauty company getting acoustic CD/DVD Virgin Records artist KT Tunstall is on a roll. One week after her debut album, "Eye to the Telescope," experienced a 78% increase in sales, with an additional 9% gain this week, Tunstall has partne ...

  15. Aussie Nostalgia Tour To Countdown The Hits

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sherbet, Mondo Rock, others reunite. Twenty-seven hit Australian acts from the 1970s and 1980s will go out on tour in the Aussie spring for the "Countdown Spectacular". The tour takes its name from the iconic Sunday night TV show "C ...

  16. Aussie Nostalgia Tour To Countdown The Hits

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sherbet, Mondo Rock, others reunite. Twenty-seven hit Australian acts from the 1970s and 1980s will go out on tour in the Aussie spring for the "Countdown Spectacular". The tour takes its name from the iconic Sunday night TV show "C ...

  17. Seviour Upped At J/Arista Records

    April 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Promoted to senior VP role. Scott Seviour has been promoted to senior VP of marketing and artist development for J/Arista Records. He reports to Tom Corson, executive VP/GM of J/Arista Records and is based in New York. Seviour will continue to imp ...

  18. 'American Idol' Beats Grammys In Ratings

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Grammys pulled 17.6M viewers, 'Idol' 28.3M. The pros on display during Wednesday's Grammy Awards telecast were no match for the amateurs competing on Fox's "American Idol." CBS' live 8-11 PM Grammy Awards coverag ...

  19. 'Walk The Line' Earns Five Oscar Nominations

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Awards will be broadcast live March 5 on ABC. Awards will be broadcast live March 5 on ABC. News ...

  20. 'Walk The Line' Earns Five Oscar Nominations

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although the shadow of "Brokeback Mountain" looms large, the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line" pulled in five Academy Award nominations this morning (Jan. 31). Among the spoils were best actor and ac Although the shadow of &qu ...

  21. 'Top of the Pops' Crossing the Atlantic

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST The U.K.'s longest-running pop music show, "Top of the Pops," is coming to the U.S. "Making the Band" impresario Louis J. Pearlman -- also known for developing 'N Sync and the Backstreet Boys -- is re The U.K.’s longe ...

  22. Over The Counter: Carey, Green Day Offer Hope To Down Year

    December 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST As the clock winds down on 2005, with album sales lagging for the fourth time in five years, where can the music industry turn for solutions? Believe it or not, one answer popped up in the sports page As the clock winds down on 2005, with album sa ...

  23. Devo Revamps Tracks For Kids

    December 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST A new generation of music fans will get hip to one of new wave's most iconic acts through Devo 2.0. A new generation of music fans will get hip to one of new wave's most iconic acts through Devo 2.0. For the project, all five members of ...

  24. Pharrell, TNT Partner For NBA Promo

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Grammy winner to appear in TV spots. Two-time Grammy winner Pharrell Williams has partnered with TNT for a special 2006 NBA All-Star Game promotion. Williams appears in promo spots for the game, which airs on the network in February. The 2:45 spot ...

  25. AMAs Honor Pop, Rock, Country

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw, the Black Eyed Peas, Green Day, Destiny's Child and Kelly Clarkson triumphed last night (Nov. 22), each taking two trophies away from the 33rd annual American Music Awards at the Shrine Au Tim McGraw, the Black Eyed Peas, Green Da ...

  26. WGA, SAG Want Say And Pay For Product Plugs

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Writers' Guild of America and the Screen Actors' Guild on Nov. 14 went public with their demands that networks and producers give writers and actors a creative say and financial compensation for w LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) ...

  27. Apple Passes One Million Videos Sold

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music store has offered videos since Oct. 12. Apple Computer reports it has sold more than 1 million videos since it began selling them on the iTunes Music Store Oct. 12 for $1.99. The top downloads include music videos from Michael Jackson, Fatbo ...

  28. McCartney, Fidelity Launch Charity

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music Lives Foundation will promote music education. Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments are extending their marketing partnership with the launch of the Music Lives Foundation, a new public charity aimed at raising awareness and funds for mus ...

  29. McCartney, Fidelity Launch Charity

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments are extending their marketing partnership with the launch of the Music Lives Foundation, a new public charity aimed at raising awareness and funds for music edu Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments are ex ...

  30. Source: NBC Won't Renew NASCAR Deal

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT NBC will not extend its contract with NASCAR beyond the 2006 season, a person involved in the negotiations told the Associated Press on Oct. 14. CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- NBC will not extend its contract with NASCAR beyond the 2006 season, a person in ...

  31. Apple Unveils Video iPod

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer unveiled its much-anticipated video iPod device at an event in San Jose today. The new series features a 20GB model for $300 and a 60GB model for $400, in line with the pricing for exi Apple Computer unveiled its much-anticipated vi ...

  32. ARIA Celebrates Fine Arts

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Oz awards for classical, jazz and world music. The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's "Sanctuary" album (ABC Classics/Universal) nabbed the Best Classical Album at the second ARIA Fine Arts Awards, held Oct. 11 at the Sydney's ...

  33. Daddy Yankee To Host Weekly Radio Show

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Reggaeton star to be syndicated by ABC. Reggaeton star to be syndicated by ABC. News ...

  34. Mariah Carey Leads AMA Nominees

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cent, Green Day also receive noms. With four mentions, Mariah Carey leads the nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA). Kelly Clarkson, 50 Cent and Green Day each netted three nods for the honors, which will be handed out Nov. 2 ...

  35. McCartney, Fidelity Enter Marketing Pact

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ads to kick off on NFL's Monday Night Football. Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments have entered a marketing pact that includes tour sponsorship and a major advertising campaign. The ad push will debut with a 30-second tv spot during the ...

  36. The Music Industry Reponds To Katrina

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Updated: Friday, Sept. 16. While the devastating impact from Hurricane Katrina is still being assessed, the music industry continues to respond with a variety of donations, charitable events and assistance. Here is a short list of Web sites where ...

  37. Scene & Heard

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shania Twain heads an all-female lineup joining the vixens of Wisteria Lane. Her new song, "Shoes," is the debut single from a Sept. 20 Hollywood Records soundtrack featuring music inspired by the hit Shania Twain heads an all-female lin ...

  38. WGAW, Reality Staffers Sue For Back Wages

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Writers' Guild of America West has helped a second group of reality television writers and editors to file a class-action suit to further their organizing goals and win back alleged lost wages, it LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- T ...

  39. Cowell, ABC Sued Over 'Million Dollar Idea'

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The upcoming ABC reality show "Million Dollar Idea" has sparked a million-dollar lawsuit claiming the idea for the series was ripped off. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The upcoming ABC reality show "Million Dollar Idea" has spark ...

  40. Russia Won't Renew Accreditation For ABC-TV

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Russian Foreign Ministry will not renew the accreditation of ABC-TV after it broadcast an interview with a notorious Chechen warlord. MOSCOW (AP) -- The Russian Foreign Ministry said Aug. 2 it will not renew the accreditation of ABC-TV after i ...

  41. MTV Lends Support To Live 8 Concerts

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Network to air live customized broadcasts July 2. MTV Networks' services will telecast live customized programming from the July 2 international Live 8 concerts, the broadcaster said today (June 23). The performances, featuring artists U2, Co ...

  42. Chesney's First TV Special To Air In November

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT One-hour show will feature live concert footage. Kenny Chesney will appear in his first network TV special when "Kenny Chesney: Somewhere In the Sun" airs on ABC Nov. 23. The one-hour special will intercut live concert footage from his s ...

  43. CMA Awards Head To ABC

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Show spent 34 years at CBS. After a 34-year run on CBS, the Country Music Assn. Awards will move to the ABC Television Network in 2006. The new deal will keep the show on the alphabet network until 2012. The first show on ABC, set to air in Novemb ...

  44. Platinum Disc To Distribute Hallmark DVDs

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Exclusive deal is for next three years. Platinum Disc will be the exclusive North American distributor of Hallmark DVDs for the next three years. The deal will include Hallmark miniseries and TV movies such as the ABC TV project "The Ten Comm ...

  45. NBA Recruits Rob Thomas

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Playoff telecasts will feature 'Heart Breaks.' Beginning May 14, "This Is How a Heart Breaks," by Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Rob Thomas, will be the anthem for ABC television network's coverage of the National Basket ...

  46. Latin Grammys Split CBS

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Academy shifts awards show to Univision. After airing every year on CBS since its inception, the Latin Grammy Award telecast is moving to the Univision Network, beginning this fall, Billboard has learned. The shift by the Latin Academy of Recordin ...

  47. Rolontz Rises At VH1

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Award-winning producer Lee Rolontz has been promoted to senior VP of original music production for VH1. She reports to Christina Norman, president of VH1. Award-winning producer Lee Rolontz has been promoted to senior VP of original music producti ...

  48. Case Summary: Right to Sue for Infringement & Fair Use of Film Clips

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a lawsuit brought against ABC by a company that licenses films and film clips, the U.S. District Court in New York wrote an opinion April 5, exploring issues involving assignments of copyright infr In a lawsuit brought against ABC by a company ...

  49. Fantasia Embarks On First Major Tour

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Idol" winner to open for Kem. Fantasia will be part of her first major U.S. tour this summer. The "American Idol" season three champ will open for Motown artist Kem beginning June 8 at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Mo. Her thr ...

  50. Sony Int'l TV Appoints Root

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Pictures Television International is growing its international production group with the appointment of industry veteran Antony Root to oversee SPTI's production operations in Europe, it was anno (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Sony Pictures ...

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