America Online

  1. Billboard Power 100: Bob Pittman

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 23 Bob Pittman CEO Clear Channel Media Twitter: @PittmanRadio TV On The Radio... When it was announced last year that Clear Channel investor/chairman of media and entertainment platforms Bob Pittman was being promoted to CEO of the global comp ...

  2. Steve Jobs Remembered by Coldplay, Will.I.Am, Guy Oseary, Many More

    October 05, 2011 12:30 AM EDT Twitter was inundated with condolences and remembrances Wednesday night as soon as word broke that Apple co-founder and chairman Steve Jobs had passed away. The remarks, many of them heartfelt, give a hint at the vast variety of people from all wa ...

  3. Winamp Ready For Relaunch

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST America Online is relaunching its Winamp music player and Web site to include new music discovery tools and better access to third party partners. The Winamp player's artist discovery tool is now enhanced with an artist information section, s ...

  4. AOL, Amex Back Tour Tracker

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT America Online and American Express have joined forces to present Tour Tracker , a Web site that lets fans track the tour dates of various acts, and provides links to buy tickets. The site is hosted by AOL Music, and sponsored by Amex, which is al ...

  5. AOL Reveals New Online Music Player

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT America Online unveiled a new online music player and expanded programming options for its AOL Radio service. The new player allows users to skip and pause songs, add channel presets and share their streaming music with other AOL members via the A ...

  6. Qloud Launches With Impressive Key Investors

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After more than a year in beta and a three-month trial on Facebook, the Qloud music service, and its My Music Facebbok application, have officially gone live. The Qloud My Music application allows users and their friends to stream their entire iTu ...

  7. AOL Overhauls Programming, Music Service Relaunched

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT America Online has revamped it programming lineup as a part of a broader company restructuring designed to focus more on targeted advertising. The AOL Music service has been relaunched, along with other programming lines like Sports and News. The ...

  8. 2008 Rock In Rio Comes To Spain

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST The 2008 Rock in Rio festival is to be held for the first time in the Spanish capital, Madrid, organizers have confirmed. The giant concert event will be staged over two weekends, from June 27 to 28 and July 4,5 and 6, near the town of Arganda del ...

  9. Network Live, O2 Pact

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST To offer subs exclusive mobile video clips. UK wireless operator O2 has teamed with Network Live to offer subscribers exclusive mobile video clips of Network Live-produced concerts. Network Live recently won the worldwide distribution rights to th ...

  10. Network Live To Broadcast Rock In Rio

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deal applies to Web, wireless, sat, TV, radio. Network Live has won the exclusive rights to broadcast the next Rock in Rio music festival. The agreement applies to all Internet, wireless, satellite and terrestrial radio and TV broadcasting on a gl ...

  11. DirecTV Partners With Network Live

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Satellite operator has 15 million subscribers. DirecTV has joined the Network Live music concert collective as the first TV distribution partner. The satellite operator gains exclusive TV rights to air Network Live concerts. DirecTV will begin off ...

  12. Network Live Expands With U.K. Office

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Los Angeles-based Network Live, the live-music and digital-entertainment venture, is expanding its operation internationally with the launch of a new office in London. Los Angeles-based Network Live, the Live-music and digital-entertainment ventur ...

  13. Network Live Expands With U.K. Office

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Los Angeles-based Network Live, the live-music and digital-entertainment venture, is expanding its operation internationally with the launch of a new office in London. Los Angeles-based Network Live, the Live-music and digital-entertainment ventur ...

  14. Network Live Prepares For Madonna, Urban

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exclusive shows to be broadcast across AOL, XM. Network Live, a joint venture between America Online, XM Satellite Radio and AEG, is producing two exclusive concerts-Keith Urban Nov. 14 and Madonna Nov. 15-which will be broadcast across its multi- ...

  15. Case Resigns From Time Warner Board

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Steve Case, who co-founded America Online and was one of the architects of the much-maligned AOL-Time Warner merger, said Oct. 31 that he has resigned from TW's board to focus on media investments via NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Stev ...

  16. AOL Acquires Circuit City's MusicNow

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST America Online said Nov. 3 it has purchased from Circuit City the electronics retailer's MusicNow asset for an undisclosed amount, giving the Time Warner unit a service that looks a lot like the legit (The Hollywood Reporter) -- America Onlin ...

  17. Yahoo! Adds Podcasting

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Service joins Apple, AOL, Blinkx. The podcasting world continues to grow, with Yahoo! introducing its version of a podcast aggregation service. Yahoo! Podcasts, currently offered as a public beta test service, allows users to search for podcasts b ...

  18. AOL Boosts Podcast Support

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT America Online has upgraded its podcasting support with the introduction of two new features. The first, Podcasting 101, is a step-by-step instruction guide to introduce podcasting to newcomers. The s America Online has upgraded its podcasting sup ...

  19. Clear Channel Adds Artist Showcase Series

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT James Blunt, the Low Millions, Antigone Rising and other emerging artists are getting an online shot from radio's largest company. In the latest chapter of its evolving Web strategy under former Amer James Blunt, the Low Millions, Antigone Ri ...

  20. Clear Channel Adds Artist Showcase Series

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT James Blunt, Antigone Rising among first acts. James Blunt, the Low Millions, Antigone Rising and other emerging artists are getting an online shot from radio's largest company. In the latest chapter of its evolving Web strategy under former ...

  21. MTV Adds Broadband Coverage for VMAs

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MTV's Video Music Awards are going broadband, expanding beyond television for a new take on the typically raucous ceremony along with "bonus" performances and other original online coverage, the chann MTV's Video Music Awards a ...

  22. Bon Jovi Album Launch To Hit Times Square

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scheduled for Sept. 19 at Nokia's Theater. Bon Jovi will be the first band to rock the new Nokia Theatre Times Square with a live launch of their new Island Records album "Have a Nice Day" on Sept. 19. The album's launch will b ...

  23. AOL, XM Satellite Radio, AEG Team For Network Live

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to deliver live entertainment programming to online, satellite, mobile and digital media outlets. AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to de ...

  24. AOL, XM Satellite Radio, AEG Team For Network Live

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Venture to be run by vet promoter Kevin Wall. AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to deliver live entertainment programming to online, satellite, mobile and digital media outlets. The venture, announced July 12, ...

  25. AOL, XM Satellite Radio, AEG Team For Network Live

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to deliver live entertainment programming to online, satellite, mobile and digital media outlets. The venture, announced July 12 AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a ...

  26. XM Coming To 50,000 Hyatt Hotel Rooms

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In another marketing coup designed to encourage sampling of its 150-plus digital channels, XM Satellite Radio has inked a multi-year deal with Hyatt Hotels. Beginning this fall, the satellite broadcas In another marketing coup designed to encourag ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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& ...

  32. 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& ...

  33. AOL Grabs Chevy Sponsorship

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal centers on live music sessions. America Online has signed Chevrolet as the exclusive sponsor of its in-studio performance program, AOL Music Sessions. Under terms of the deal, announced today (May 2), Chevy will sponsor the AOL Music Sessions ...

  34. Yahoo!, UMG Ink Video Deal

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fees to be paid for on-demand uses. Yahoo! has finalized a deal with Universal Music Group to pay the major label for access to its music videos, Billboard.Biz has learned. Financial details were not disclosed. The pact is the latest in an ongoing ...

  35. UMG, WMG Ink Video-On-Demand Deals With AOL

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT America Online will begin paying Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group for access to their music video libraries under a pair of video-on-demand licensing agreements to be announced tomorrow (A America Online will begin paying Universal Mus ...

  36. MusicNet Acquired By Private Firm

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York-based private equity firm Baker Capital has acquired digital music service MusicNet. Baker Capital says the deal will have no affect on its ongoing services, and MusicNet will continue to ope New York-based private equity firm Baker Capit ...

  37. Infinity Names Marketing Prez

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Goodman upped from exec VP. Infinity Broadcasting has promoted David Goodman from executive VP to president of marketing. Based in New York, he reports to Infinity chairman/CEO Joel Hollander. Since joining Infinity in 2002, Goodman has played a k ...

  38. Zingy Inks Kanye, Aaliyah Ringtone Deals

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mobile content provider Zingy has struck exclusive licensing agreements with Kanye West and the estate of Aaliyah to offer unique ringtones, wallpaper images and other content to mobile phones. Mobile content provider Zingy has struck exclusive li ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. Clear Channel Snags AOL's Harrison

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. ...

  41. Clear Channel Snags AOL's Harrison

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. ...

  42. AOL Bows Music Service For MS Media Center

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sessions performances, videos available. America Online said today that its music video service, AOL Music on Demand, is now available for use with Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, which allows for interoperability between the perso ...

  43. DRM Concerns Prompt EU To Examine Microsoft-Time Warner Deal

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Software giant Microsoft Corp. and media and entertainment powerhouse Time Warner Inc. ran into fresh trouble with the European Union on Aug. 25, as antitrust regulators ordered an in-depth probe of t BRUSSELS (AP) -- Software giant Microsoft Corp ...

  44. AOL To Sponsor New-Artist Shows In N.Y.

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cherie, Christina Milian among featured artists. America Online is sponsoring a summer concert series in New York that will spotlight acts featured in AOL Music's new-artist program "Breakers." The series will kick off June 25 with ...

  45. AOL To Sponsor New-Artist Shows In N.Y.

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT America Online is sponsoring a summer concert series in New York that will spotlight acts featured in AOL Music's new-artist program "Breakers." America Online is sponsoring a summer concert series in New York that will spotlight ac ...

  46. 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 ...

  47. AOL's MusicNet Claims 250K Subscribers

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST America Online says its MusicNet@AOL subscription service has more than 250,000 subscribers. The service claimed about 179,000 subscribers last October. America Online says its MusicNet@AOL subscription service has more than 250,000 subscribers. T ...

  48. Internet Giants Join Forces Against Spammers

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Time Warner's America Online unit has joined its rivals in suing people and companies responsible for unwanted e-mail advertisements known as spam. LOS ANGELES--Time Warner's America Online unit has joined its rivals in suing people and ...

  49. Alicia Keys Unlocks Second No. 1 Debut

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "The Diary of Alicia Keys" (J), with huge U.S. sales of 618,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album--which was preceded by a flurry o Alicia Keys debuts at No. 1 on The B ...

  50. MTV To Produce Super Bowl Show

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST MTV will produce the halftime show for Super Bowl XXXVIII, which sister Viacom company CBS will televise Feb. 1 from Houston's Reliant Stadium. Performing acts have not been announced. MTV will produce the halftime show for Super Bowl XXXVIII ...

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