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  1. Downloads Drop Again At Verizon Wireless

    January 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST In another sign of shifting mobile music consumption, over-the-air downloads at Verizon Wireless were flat last quarter even though wireless subscribers grew. Tucked away in Verizon’s earnings report on Tuesday was a mention that audio and video d ...

  2. Heated Panel Debates Ticketing Strategies

    November 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Michael Marion, the GM of North Little Rock, Ark.'s, Verizon Arena (formerly Alltel Arena) drew applause during a morning panel today at the sixth annual Billboard Touring Conference and Awards after sharing his thoughts on a polarizing subje ...

  3. Nickelback Plots 2009 Tour

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Nickelback will begin a North American tour Feb. 25 in Nashville in support of its just-released Roadrunner album "Dark Horse." Tickets go on sale Dec. 5 via LiveNation.com, but Nickelback fan club members get first crack on Friday (Nov. ...

  4. AC/DC Extends Tour, Heads To 'Rock Band'

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC has extended its Black Ice tour of North America into early 2009. New dates begin Dec. 20 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and run through Jan. 31 in Nashville. Tickets begin going on sale Saturday (Oct. 4). Eighteen previously announced shows have ...

  5. Sony BMG In DRM-Free Deal With Dada

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG is providing DRM-free full song downloads to Dada Entertainment, a mobile entertainment joint venture between the label and Dada USA. At this time, only Sony BMG's catalog is available via the service, but it hopes to add content fro ...

  6. Radio City Christmas Spectacular To Hit The Road

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden Entertainment (MSGE) will launch a touring arena version of its Radio City Christmas Spectacular this holiday season, Billboard.biz has learned. The $25 million production will be geared specifically for arenas and play 18 ci ...

  7. Nederlander To Manage Durham PAC

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Nederlander Organization, parent company to Los Angeles-based Nederlander Concerts, will exclusively manage operations, programming and booking for the Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham, N.C. The agreement is a partnership between the Ne ...

  8. Viva Vision, Univision Movil Sign U.S. Deal

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mobile entertainment provider Viva Vision and Univision Movil are partnering to develop content for U.S. consumers. The companies' first initiative uses Viva Vision's slideshow application to display still images from Univision's li ...

  9. Florida AG Cracks Down On Ringtone Companies

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST If it sounds too good to be true, that's because it usually is. AT&T Mobility is just the first of several wireless operators fined by the Florida Attorney General's office as part of a massive crackdown on fraudulent ringtone compan ...

  10. IDJ, Flycell Partner For Mobile Service

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Island Def Jam Music Group has launched the first-ever label-centric mobile subscription service in a deal with mobile and online media company Flycell. IDJ Mobile will offer subscribers exclusive online and mobile content, including ringtones, gr ...

  11. Melodeo Broadens Reach Via T-Mobile Deal

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Melodeo will expand its wireless music and entertainment service Mobilcast to T-Mobile customers, the company said today. T-Mobile customers with a Sidekick or Sidekick 3 will be able to subscribe to the service for $3.99 a month, which gives them ...

  12. Alltel Lauches Steaming, Download Service

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Wireless operator Alltel introduced a new music service that allows customers to stream and download DRM-free digital music files from their home computer to their mobile phone. The service is called "Music, powered by Celltop" which is ...

  13. T.I. Leads BET Hip Hop Awards Nods

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper T.I. is leading the pack of nominees for the 2007 BET Hip Hop Awards. With nine nods under his belt, the ATL rapper is up for possible honors in the best collabo, best live performance, lyricist of the year, MVP, track of the year, CD of th ...

  14. Warner Music Group, MobiTV Pact For Artist Channels

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group and MobiTV have teamed to create artist-specific mobile TV channels for MobiTV's network. WMG artists like Linkin Park will have personally branded MobiTV channels, featuring music videos, original video both filmed by and ...

  15. Gwen Stefani Unveils Solo Tour Dates

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Gwen Stefani will embark on a two-month North American tour next spring, beginning April 21 in Phoenix. The vocalist will play arenas and outdoor amphitheatres through a June 22 finale in Irvine, Calif. Dates in Australia, Asia, Europ ...

  16. Cingular To Partner With Digital Services

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mobile operator Cingular Wireless is about to unveil its mobile music strategy, the details of which are expected tomorrow (Nov. 2). Unlike competitors Sprint and Verizon Wireless, who have built the Mobile operator Cingular Wireless is about to u ...

  17. WMG, Virgin Mobile USA Enter Pact

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group has licensed hundreds of tracks to be sold as "alert tones" for Virgin Mobile USA. Virgin is marketing the service as "text tones" to be played when their subscribers receive a new Warner Music Group has lice ...

  18. Widespread Panic Hits The Big Screen

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live show to be simulcast in movie theaters. Widespread Panic's May 9 show at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre will be simulcast at movie screens nationwide through a deal with Regal Cinemas and National Cinemedia. Director Eric Cochran will shoot the c ...

  19. UMG Licenses Over 1,100 Videos To MobiTV

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mobile provider introduces four new channels. Universal Music Group has licensed more than 1,100 music videos to mobile video provider MobiTV, which has introduced four new mobile music TV channels to its service. The four channels include The Mic ...

  20. Carole King Returning To The Road

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tour will visit scaled down venues. Inspired by her 2004 tour, her first in over a decade, legendary singer/songwriter Carole King will return to the road this summer. The Living Room Tour 2005 will visit theaters and amphitheaters, which will be ...

  21. Carole King Returning To The Road

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tour will visit scaled down venues. Inspired by her 2004 tour, her first in over a decade, legendary singer/songwriter Carole King will return to the road this summer. The Living Room Tour 2005 will visit theaters and amphitheaters, which will be ...