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  1. Canadian Retailer A&B Sound Files For Bankruptcy

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Venerable Western Canadian music and consumer electronics retailer A&B Sound filed for bankruptcy protection Jan. 19 under Canada's Companies Creditors Arrangement Act. The company has announced t TORONTO -- Venerable Western Canadian ...

  2. Canadian Retailer A&B Sound Files For Bankruptcy

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Venerable Western Canadian music and consumer electronics retailer A&B Sound filed for bankruptcy protection yesterday (Jan. 19) under Canada's Companies Creditors Arrangement Act. Venerable Western Canadian music and consumer electro ...

  3. Retail Track

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Barnes & Noble's total sales declined in the nine-week holiday period ended Jan. 1, due to store closures in its mall division. Read Ed Christman's column. Barnes & Noble's total sales declined in the nine-week holiday p ...

  4. Retail Track

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Barnes & Noble's total sales declined in the nine-week holiday period ended Jan. 1, due to store closures in its mall division. Read Ed Christman's column. Barnes & Noble's total sales declined in the nine-week holiday p ...

  5. Retail Track

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Barnes & Noble's total sales declined in the nine-week holiday period ended Jan. 1, due to store closures in its mall division. Read Ed Christman's column. Barnes & Noble's total sales declined in the nine-week holiday p ...

  6. All-Star Q&A Highlights Music & Money

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Andrew Lack and John Frankenheimer will take center stage March 3 at the fourth annual Billboard Music & Money Symposium. Andrew Lack and John Frankenheimer will take center stage March 3 at the fourth annual Billboard Music & Money Sy ...

  7. Latin Notas

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Obie Bermúdez begins the new year with the hit album "Todo el A&3241;o." Read Leila Cobo's column. Obie Bermúdez begins the new year with the hit album "Todo el A&3241;o." Read Leila Cobo's column ...

  8. UMVD Bows Spanish B2B Web Site

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST In an effort to better reach its Latin costumer base and more effectively market its products, Universal Music & Video Distribution is launching a Spanish-language business-to-business Web site. In an effort to better reach its Latin costu ...

  9. Retail Track

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Waterloo Records & Video turns the idea of re-gifting into a sales tactic. Read Ed Christman's column. Waterloo Records & Video turns the idea of re-gifting into a sales tactic. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  10. Retail Track

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Waterloo Records & Video turns the idea of re-gifting into a sales tactic. Read Ed Christman's column. Waterloo Records & Video turns the idea of re-gifting into a sales tactic. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  11. Retail Track

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Waterloo Records & Video turns the idea of re-gifting into a sales tactic. Read Ed Christman's column. Waterloo Records & Video turns the idea of re-gifting into a sales tactic. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  12. Rhythm & Blues

    December 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST This year's R&B/hip-hop family welcomed newcomers and returning veterans alike. Read Gail Mitchell's column. This year's R&B/hip-hop family welcomed newcomers and returning veterans alike. Read Gail Mitchell's colum ...

  13. Rhythm & Blues

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST This year's R&B/hip-hop family welcomed newcomers and returning veterans alike. Read Gail Mitchell's column. This year's R&B/hip-hop family welcomed newcomers and returning veterans alike. Read Gail Mitchell's colum ...

  14. Rhythm & Blues

    December 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST This year's R&B/hip-hop family welcomed newcomers and returning veterans alike. Read Gail Mitchell's column. This year's R&B/hip-hop family welcomed newcomers and returning veterans alike. Read Gail Mitchell's colum ...

  15. Rhythm & Blues

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST This year's R&B/hip-hop family welcomed newcomers and returning veterans alike. Read Gail Mitchell's column. This year's R&B/hip-hop family welcomed newcomers and returning veterans alike. Read Gail Mitchell's colum ...

  16. Naftaly Joins Sony As Senior VP

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST A&R vet has worked at DreamWorks, J, Arista. A&R vet has worked at DreamWorks, J, Arista. News ...

  17. Midem To Fete Lundvall

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI Jazz & Classics prez to be honored Jan. 24. EMI Jazz & Classics prez to be honored Jan. 24. News ...

  18. Manager Partners Titley, Spalding Split

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brooks & Dunn, Clay Walker among clients. Brooks & Dunn, Clay Walker among clients. News Clay Walker ...

  19. On The Road

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tania Taschereau, formerly talent buyer for Mad Booking & Events, has joined upstart Atlanta-based concert promoter Rival Entertainment. Read Ray Waddell's column. Tania Taschereau, formerly talent buyer for Mad Booking & Events, ...

  20. Yahoo! Names Media/Entertainment Head

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Internet giant Yahoo! has appointed Lloyd Braun as head of its media and entertainment division, which includes divisions for movies, TV, music, games, finance, news, weather, sports, health and kids. Internet giant Yahoo! has appointed Lloyd Brau ...

  21. The Beat

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Artists usually do not ask fans to pony up for a CD until after the record is out, but Lowen & Navarro decided to do things a little different with their current album. Read Melinda Newman's colum Artists usually do not ask fans to po ...

  22. Yahoo! Names Media/Entertainment Head

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Internet giant Yahoo has appointed Lloyd Braun as head of its media and entertainment division, which includes divisions for movies, TV, music, games, finance, news, weather, sports, health and kids. Internet giant Yahoo has appointed Lloyd Braun ...

  23. Scifres To Deliver IRMA Keynote

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Peter Scifres, president of Universal Manufacturing & Logistics, will deliver the keynote address at the International Recording Media Assn.'s (IRMA) annual Management Summit. The event will be he Peter Scifres, president of Universal ...

  24. The Beat

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Artists usually do not ask fans to pony up for a CD until after the record is out, but Lowen & Navarro decided to do things a little different with their current album. Read Melinda Newman's colum Artists usually do not ask fans to po ...

  25. J Records Inks Jamie Foxx

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Contemporary R&B album expected in 2005. Contemporary R&B album expected in 2005. News ...

  26. WMI Names Salmon VP A&R

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music International (WMI) has appointed Ric Salmon to the new post as VP of A&R. Warner Music International (WMI) has appointed Ric Salmon to the new post as VP of A&R. Salmon joins the London-based company following a four-year ...

  27. Max Hole Promoted At UMI

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based Universal Music International (UMI) senior VP of marketing and A&R Max Hole has been promoted to executive VP, marketing and A&R, effective immediately. London-based Universal Music International (UMI) senior VP of mar ...

  28. Max Hole Promoted At UMI

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based Universal Music International (UMI) senior VP of marketing and A&R Max Hole has been promoted to executive VP, marketing and A&R, effective immediately. London-based Universal Music International (UMI) senior VP of mar ...

  29. Destiny's Child

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The R&B trio is back with a vengeance with the lead track from its much-anticipated new album. The R&B trio is back with a vengeance with the lead track from its much-anticipated new album. News ...

  30. CCE Buys Italian Promoter Friends & Partners

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment has extended its operations in Italy through the acquisition of Milan-based concert promoters, Friends & Partners for an undisclosed sum. Clear Channel Entertainment has extended its operations in Italy through ...

  31. CCE Buys Italian Promoter Friends & Partners

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment has extended its operations in Italy through the acquisition of Milan-based concert promoters, Friends & Partners for an undisclosed sum. Clear Channel Entertainment has extended its operations in Italy through ...

  32. Tegan & Sara

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It's hard to sound as sweet as Tegan & Sara and not come across as precious. But somehow this duo does it. It's hard to sound as sweet as Tegan & Sara and not come across as precious. But somehow this duo does it. News ...

  33. Picture This

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT During a Entertainment Media Expo presentation, Understanding & Solutions anaylst John Bird predicts that the consumers' disc-acquisition rate will start to slow by 2006 as studio catalog releases During a Entertainment Media Expo pre ...

  34. French Biz Slides In First Half

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Over-the-counter sales down 14% to €652M. Over-the-counter sales down 14% to €652M. News ...

  35. Alan Jackson Leads CMA Nominations

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn to host Nov. 9 show. Brooks & Dunn to host Nov. 9 show. News ...

  36. R. Kelly Top Winner At BMI Urban Awards

    August 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B artist takes home two awards. R&B artist takes home two awards. News ...

  37. Distribution Video & Audio Bows Kids' Line

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Distribution Video & Audio (DV&A) president Ryan Kugler has launched First National Pictures (FNP), a line of value-priced children's and family DVDs. DV&A will be the exclusive distributo Distribution Video & Audi ...

  38. Atlanta To Host Labor Day SoulFest

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rival Concerts will produce the inaugural SoulFest Atlanta, a two-day music festival featuring soul, R&B, hip-hop and gospel artists. The event will be held Labor Day weekend (Sept. 4-5) in Atlan Rival Concerts will produce the inaugural S ...

  39. Mavis Staples

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mixing contemporary spiritual tunes with soul and R&B, Staples' album is a work of emotional depth that reaffirms her place among the finest singers in modern American music. Mixing contemporary spiritual tunes with soul and R&B, ...

  40. Al Jarreau

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed R&B/pop crooner gets back to his jazz roots on this album. Acclaimed R&B/pop crooner gets back to his jazz roots on this album. News ...

  41. Movies & Music

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Allison Anders organizes the second annual Don't Knock the Rock Music & Film Festival in Los Angeles. Read Carla Hay's column. Allison Anders organizes the second annual Don't Knock the Rock Music & Film Festival in Los ...

  42. R&B/Hip-Hop Biz Contemplates Digital Future

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B and hip-hop's place in the digital-music world fueled panel discussions during the second day of the fifth annual Billboard/American Urban Radio Networks R&B/Hip-Hop Conference yesterday ( R&B and hip-hop's place ...

  43. R&B/Hip-Hop Biz Contemplates Digital Future

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B and hip-hop's place in the digital-music world fueled panel discussions during the second day of the fifth annual Billboard/American Urban Radio Networks R&B/Hip-Hop Conference yesterday ( R&B and hip-hop's place ...

  44. 3 Is Company With BMG U.K. On Mobile Videos

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG U.K. & Ireland has agreed to supply content to British mobile network 3 for its video jukebox, which went live yesterday (Aug. 2). The new service, billed as the first of its kind in Britain, BMG U.K. & Ireland has agreed to supply ...

  45. 3 Is Company With BMG U.K. On Mobile Videos

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG U.K. & Ireland has agreed to supply content to British mobile network 3 for its video jukebox, which went live yesterday (Aug. 2). The new service, billed as the first of its kind in Britain, BMG U.K. & Ireland has agreed to supply ...

  46. The Indies

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Collectors' Choice Music has purchased Orange, Calif.-based Hep Cat Records & Distribution for an undisclosed price. Read Chris Morris' column. Collectors' Choice Music has purchased Orange, Calif.-based Hep Cat Records & ...

  47. Digital Music

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As the Jupiter Plug.IN Conference & Expo marks its 10th anniversary this month, the digital-music business is finally starting to pick up steam. Digital music services are confronting choices that As the Jupiter Plug.IN Conference & Ex ...

  48. Microsoft Forms Media/Entertainment Tech Group

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft has formed a new unit, the Media/Entertainment & Technology Convergence Group, which will oversee the computer giant's strategies for home entertainment, media and personal-computing tec Microsoft has formed a new unit, the ...

  49. Tuned In: The Tube

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Popular NBC sitcom "Will & Grace" will soon have its own flamboyant companion album. Read Carla Hay's column. Popular NBC sitcom "Will & Grace" will soon have its own flamboyant companion album. Read Carla Hay& ...

  50. Stein Joins Counsel To Carroll, Guido & Groffman

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Attorney Dave Stein has become of counsel to the firm of Carroll, Guido & Groffman, which works primarily with music and new-media clients. Attorney Dave Stein has become of counsel to the firm of Carroll, Guido & Groffman , which work ...

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