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  1. Backstreet Boys Offering Free Tour Tickets

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two-for-one available on AOL site. Two-for-one available on AOL site. News ...

  2. MusicNet To Power Store For Portables

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT WiFi-connected devices due on market this year. MusicNet will power a new digital music service from MusicGremlin, a New York-based developer of direct-to-device wireless music technology. Under terms of the agreement, MusicNet will support and pr ...

  3. Live 8 Concerts Confirmed For July 2

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale than Live Aid was unveiled today (May 31). On July 2, London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin and Rome will simultaneously host th Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awa ...

  4. Live 8 Concerts Confirmed For July 2

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale than Live Aid was unveiled today (May 31). On July 2, London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin and Rome will simultaneously host th Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awa ...

  5. Sony BMG, AOL Near VOD Deal

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, America Online is inching closer to finalizing an agreement for video-on-demand rights to Sony BMG Music Entertainment repertoire, published reports say. NEW YORK -- As expected, America Online is inching closer to finalizing an agree ...

  6. Sony BMG, AOL Near VOD Deal

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, America Online is inching closer to finalizing an agreement for video-on-demand rights to Sony BMG repertoire, published reports say. The deal, tipped May 19 on Billboard.biz, is said to As expected, America Online is inching closer t ...

  7. Radio Extending Brands Through Online Music Sales

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MusicToGo enabling stations to open customized stores. Airplay is the single biggest influence on music sales, so why hasn't radio gotten in on the action? A new vendor is banking on the notion that radio not only influences music sales, it c ...

  8. Coldplay Plays Beacon For AOL

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT North American Tour Starts Aug 2. Coldplay singer Chris Martin joked with the crowd Tuesday night at New York’s Beacon Theater, “we’re on camera but we have faces for radio.” The cameras Martin alluded to were the ones on hand to capture Coldplay’ ...

  9. Sony BMG Wants $ For VOD

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Digital programmers told to take down content. Sony BMG is now requiring compensation for the inclusion of its repertoire in online video-on-demand services. The major label struck a VOD distribution agreement with a yet unannounced leading online ...

  10. AOL, Anchor Bay Partner For Webisode DVD

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT episodes planned for release. America Online is partnering with Anchor Bay Entertainment to distribute its original animated Webisode series "Princess Natasha" on DVD. A total of 20 episodes of the series, which was developed for AOL& ...

  11. AOL, Anchor Bay Partner For Webisode DVD

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT episodes planned for release. America Online is partnering with Anchor Bay Entertainment to distribute its original animated Webisode series "Princess Natasha" on DVD. A total of 20 episodes of the series, which was developed for AOL& ...

  12. Tuned In: Radio

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Terrestrial radio has been fending off attacks from Internet and satellite broadcasters for years. Now those two competitors are joining forces, thanks to a deal between AOL and XM Satellite Radio. Re Terrestrial radio has been fending off attacks ...

  13. Tuned In: Radio

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Terrestrial radio has been fending off attacks from Internet and satellite broadcasters for years. Now those two competitors are joining forces, thanks to a deal between AOL and XM Satellite Radio. Re Terrestrial radio has been fending off attacks ...

  14. AOL, XM Team For Web Radio Network

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Service to offer 200 stations. AOL and XM Satellite Radio are joining forces to create what they call the world's largest combined digital radio network. The as-yet-unnamed online service will bring 70 XM channels and AOL's 130 channels ...

  15. HMV Picks MusicNet For New Digital Service

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digital music service from retailer HMV. MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digital music service from retailer HMV. Under terms of the agreement, MusicNet is providing all content for the offerin ...

  16. HMV Picks MusicNet For New Digital Service

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digital music service from retailer HMV. Under terms of the agreement, MusicNet is providing all content for the offering, which is set to bow in the second MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digi ...

  17. Vans Warped Tour Lineup Grows

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Senses Fail, Something Corporate, more join bill. Senses Fail, Dropkick Murphys, Something Corporate and Atreyu have joined the lineup for the 11th annual Vans Warped tour. They join previously announced performers the Offspring, the Transplants a ...

  18. UMG To Charge Web Services For Videos

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group plans to begin charging online services like AOL, Yahoo!, MTV.com and MSN for access to music videos, sources familiar with the situation say. Universal Music Group plans to begin charging online services like AOL, Yahoo!, MT ...

  19. Napster Reports 50% Subscriber Gain

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster reports 270,000 paid subscribers to its on-demand digital-music service as of Dec. 31, 2004, the end of its fiscal third quarter. Napster reports 270,000 paid subscribers to its on-demand digital-music service as of Dec. 31, 2004, the end ...

  20. Music Stocks Picked Up In 2004

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a flat sales year, the music business regained modest ground on Wall Street. The parent companies of the major labels all posted stock gains in 2004, continuing a slight upward trend that started l NEW YORK -- In a flat sales year, the music bu ...

  21. Music Stocks Picked Up In 2004

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Majors, digital distributors showed gains. In a flat sales year, the music business regained modest ground on Wall Street. The parent companies of the major labels all posted stock gains in 2004, continuing a slight upward trend that started last ...

  22. UMG To Charge Web Services For Videos

    January 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group plans to begin charging online services like AOL, Yahoo!, MTV.com and MSN for access to music videos, sources familiar with the situation say. Universal Music Group plans to begin charging online services like AOL, Yahoo!, MT ...

  23. Warner To Celebrate 50 Years Of TV

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Yearlong DVD campaign highlights key series. Warner Home Video is launching a yearlong promotion celebrating 50 years of Warner Bros. Television. The campaign, "50 Years of Quality Television," will include DVD releases of more than 30 T ...

  24. Time Warner Inks $510M Settlement With Gov't

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Time Warner Inc. on Dec. 15 settled criminal securities fraud charges the government leveled on its America Online unit, agreeing to pay $210 million to end the Justice Department's probe. The company (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Time Warner I ...

  25. Universal Forms Digital-Only Label

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Enterprises, the catalog and special-products division of Universal Music Group, this week is launching a label venture that exclusively distributes its product through digital distrib Universal Music Enterprises, the catalog and s ...

  26. BMG's Patrick Reilly Heads To Sirius

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG bigwig Patrick Reilly is making the jump to satellite radio as senior VP of communications for Sirius. It is a new position for the company; Reilly will report to Scott Greenstein, Sirius presiden BMG bigwig Patrick Reilly is making the jump t ...

  27. Studios Must Work To Avoid Digital Pitfalls

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Top execs call for more online content. The movie industry will face the same piracy woes of the music business by holding back online content, top digital executives stated during Billboard's Digital Entertainment Conference & Awards (DE ...

  28. eBay Bows Major-Label Download Sales

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Online auction service eBay is stepping up its experimentation in the digital music space. The company today (Sept. 23) will begin selling major-label content as downloads via an alliance with upstart Online auction service eBay is stepping up its ...

  29. Yahoo! Enters Download Market With Musicmatch Buy

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo! is buying Musicmatch Inc., a San Diego-based digital music service, for approximately $160 million in cash. Yahoo! is buying Musicmatch Inc., a San Diego-based digital music service, for approximately $160 million in cash. Upon completion o ...

  30. AOL Turns Web-Cam On Kids Radio Show

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Radio KOL, AOL's Internet radio program aimed at children ages 6-12, has launched a Web-cam feature that allows listeners to watch live video footage of in-studio guests and other programming feature Radio KOL, AOL's Internet radio progr ...

  31. Orchard Links With Henry Stone

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked a distribution deal with The Legendary Henry Stone, the label founded by producer and music-business veteran Henry Stone. The Orchard has inked a distribution deal with The Legendary Henry Stone, the label founded by producer ...

  32. Orchard Links With Henry Stone

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked a distribution deal with The Legendary Henry Stone, the label founded by producer and music-business veteran Henry Stone. The Orchard has inked a distribution deal with The Legendary Henry Stone, the label founded by producer ...

  33. Yahoo! Enters Download Market With Musicmatch Buy

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo! is buying Musicmatch Inc., a San Diego-based digital music service, for approximately $160 million in cash. Upon completion of the deal, Musicmatch will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Yaho Yahoo! is buying Musicmatch Inc., a San Diego- ...

  34. Biz Hits D.C. To Lobby On Digital Issues

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT More than a dozen music-industry groups will descend on Capitol Hill tomorrow (Sept. 9) to show their support of online music services and the so-called Induce bill. The day of lobbying is being coord More than a dozen music-industry groups will d ...

  35. Record Year For Vans Warped Tour

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT This year's Vans Warped Tour -- which featured the likes of My Chemical Romance, Bad Religion, Good Charlotte and NOFX -- was the most successful in the event's 10-year history. This year’s Vans Warped Tour -- which featured the likes of ...

  36. German Download Biz Settling In

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Germany's nascent legitimate online music market has registered 1 million downloads each month since April, German labels body BPW reported today (Aug. 18). Germany's nascent legitimate online music market has registered 1 million downlo ...

  37. HOB Goes Cheap With Discount Tickets

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Weeks after Clear Channel Entertainment announced it would offer deep discounts on lawn seats at many CCE sheds, House Of Blues is kicking off a similar program, with $20 seats to more than 80 House o Weeks after Clear Channel Entertainment announ ...

  38. Canadian ISPs Win Court Ruling Over Royalties

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Internet service providers may not have to pay royalties to the music industry for files downloaded by their customers, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled June 30. TORONTO -- Internet service providers may not have to pay royalties to the music ind ...

  39. Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 Trillion In 2008

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The global entertainment and media industries generated revenues of $1.23 trillion in 2003, and that figure is expected to grow to $1.67 trillion by 2008, according to a new study issued by PriceWater Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 T ...

  40. MusicNet Names Product Development VP

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Online music service provider MusicNet has tapped Cris Pierry as VP of product development. Online music service provider MusicNet has tapped Cris Pierry as VP of product development. Pierry, who is based in Seattle, will lead MusicNet's plat ...

  41. MusicNet Names Product Development VP

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Online music service provider MusicNet has tapped Cris Pierry as VP of product development. Online music service provider MusicNet has tapped Cris Pierry as VP of product development. Pierry, who is based in Seattle, will lead MusicNet's plat ...

  42. Virgin Rings Up UMG Deal

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Mobile USA has teamed with Universal Music Group to provide exclusive access to master ringtones from the Shady/Interscope album "D12 World." The three-month deal -- which started May 17 -- mar Virgin Mobile USA has teamed with Un ...

  43. French Music Pirate Gets Six Months

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP3s via the Internet. Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP ...

  44. French Music Pirate Gets Six Months

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP3s via the Internet. Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP ...

  45. Tuned In: The Tube

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Time Warner Cable and AOL launch My MC, an on-demand music video service. Read Carla Hay's column. Time Warner Cable and AOL launch My MC, an on-demand music video service. Read Carla Hay's column. News Carla Hay ...

  46. Microsoft Going Portable With Streaming Music

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft said today that the next version of its digital rights management technology will allow subscription music to be transferred to portable devices. Up to now, subscription music has been tethe Microsoft said today that the next version of ...

  47. Time Warner's Net Income Doubles in Q1

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Time Warner Inc.'s net income more than doubled in the first quarter, driven by a gain from the sale of its music company, strong results from film and TV and improved profitability at America Online. Time Warner Inc.'s net income more t ...

  48. SEC Preparing Time Warner Ad Revenue Case

    April 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Charges stem from Bertelsmann/AOL deal. Charges stem from Bertelsmann/AOL deal. News ...

  49. Recouping E-Royalties Made Easier

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are having an easier time recouping their share of webcasting and satellite transmission royalties of their recordings. LOS ANGELES--Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are ha ...

  50. Recouping E-Royalties Made Easier

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT LOS ANGELES--Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are having an easier time recouping their share of webcasting and satellite transmission royalties of their recordings. <br clear="no NLRB Dismisses 'Virtual Music ...

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