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  1. Brit Retailer Tesco Enters Download Biz

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Leading British supermarket chain Tesco has launched a music download service. Tesco says the online store, at www.tesco.com, offers more than 500,000 titles at a flat rate of £0.79 each ($1.46). Leading British supermarket chain Tesco ha ...

  2. Brit Retailer Tesco Enters Download Biz

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Leading British supermarket chain Tesco has launched a music download service. Tesco says the online store, at www.tesco.com, offers more than 500,000 titles at a flat rate of £0.79 each ($1.46). Leading British supermarket chain Tesco ha ...

  3. NZ's 1st Legal Music Site 'Above Target'

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST New Zealand's first legal music site DigiRAMA has been attracting a steady volume of sign-ups since it launched Monday (Nov. 1), according to its proprietors. New Zealand's first legal music site DigiRAMA has been attracting a steady vol ...

  4. NZ's 1st Legal Music Site 'Above Target'

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST New Zealand's first legal music site DigiRAMA has been attracting a steady volume of sign-ups since it launched Monday (Nov. 1), according to its proprietors. New Zealand's first legal music site DigiRAMA has been attracting a steady vol ...

  5. FIMI Slams iTunes For Ignoring Italian Indies

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italy's main industry trade body FIMI has criticized Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store for neglecting the country's indie labels in its pan-European offering, which launched yesterday. Italy's main industry trade body FIMI ha ...

  6. FIMI Slams iTunes For Ignoring Italian Indies

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italy's main industry trade body FIMI has criticized Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store for neglecting the country's indie labels in its pan-European offering, which launched yesterday. Italy's main industry trade body FIMI ha ...

  7. Apple Unveils New iPods, Bows EU iTunes

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer today unveiled the two latest updates to its iPod franchise: the iPod Photo, a larger-capacity portable player that holds album art and other digital images as well as music, and the li Apple Computer today unveiled the two latest u ...

  8. Apple, XM Vie For Billboard Digital Honors

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer and XM Satellite Radio lead the music finalists for the first Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards. Apple Computer and XM Satellite Radio lead the music finalists for the first Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards. Apple, XM and ...

  9. Source: U2, Apple In Custom iPod Deal

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. According to a source, the band&# ...

  10. Source: U2, Apple In Custom iPod Deal

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. According to a source, the band&# ...

  11. U.K.'s MITS To Boost Nordoff-Robbins Unit

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The proceeds from Britain's Music Industry Trusts' (MITS) Awards dinner will this year go toward the building of a new Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Unit. Organizers today (Oct. 18) also confirmed tha The proceeds from Britain's Mus ...

  12. iTunes Tops 150M Download Sales

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has sold more than 150 million downloads. Cupertino, California-based Apple had reported its 100 millionth legal download in July. It claims iTunes users are now d Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store h ...

  13. iPod Boosts Apple Q3 Earnings

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sales jump 37% to $2.35B. Apple Computer posted its highest fourth-quarter revenue in nearly a decade, as sales were driven in part by strong demand for the iPod digital music player. Revenue for the quarter was $2.35 billion -- up 37% from a year ...

  14. Study: Legal Downloads Drop

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While the balance of power in the legal online music world remains virtually unchanged, the number of consumers legally downloading music files has been on the decline, according to the latest sector While the balance of power in the legal online ...

  15. Study: Legal Downloads Drop

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While the balance of power in the legal online music world remains virtually unchanged, the number of consumers legally downloading music files has been on the decline, according to the latest sector While the balance of power in the legal online ...

  16. Virgin Offers Digital-Music Player

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Electronics today unveiled a new 5 GB hard-drive based digital-music player designed to compete with Apple Computer's iPod mini. Virgin Electronics today unveiled a new 5 GB hard-drive based digital-music player designed to compete wit ...

  17. Virgin Offers Digital-Music Player

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Electronics today unveiled a new 5 GB hard-drive based digital-music player designed to compete with Apple Computer's iPod mini. Virgin Electronics today unveiled a new 5 GB hard-drive based digital-music player designed to compete wit ...

  18. U2, Apple Collaborate On TV Ad

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 is appearing in a new Apple Computer television ad promoting the iPod and iTunes Music Store. The spot -- which features the band performing its new single "Vertigo," from the upcoming "How to Dism U2 is appearing in a new Apple ...

  19. Sony Japan, Avex Rethink Copy-Protected CDs

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) and leading Japanese independent label Avex are dropping CD copy-protection technology from their releases. TOKYO -- Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) and leading Japanese independent label Avex are dropping CD copy ...

  20. Sony Japan, Avex Rethink Copy-Protected CDs

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) (SMEJ) and leading Japanese independent label Avex are dropping CD copy protection technology from their releases. Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) (SMEJ) and leading Japanese independent label Avex are dropping CD ...

  21. Sony Japan, Avex Rethink Copy-Protected CDs

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) (SMEJ) and leading Japanese independent label Avex are dropping CD copy protection technology from their releases. Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) (SMEJ) and leading Japanese independent label Avex are dropping CD ...

  22. Europe To Get Bigger Bite Of iTunes

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-European iTunes Music Store in October. Apple VP of applications Eddy Cue tells Billboard.biz the company is finalizing publishing agreements with the relev Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-Eu ...

  23. Europe To Get Bigger Bite Of iTunes

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-European iTunes Music Store in October. Apple VP of applications Eddy Cue tells Billboard.biz the company is finalizing publishing agreements with the relev Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-Eu ...

  24. Study: Downloads Will Not Overtake CD Format

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The compact disc has at least another five years as the most popular music format before online downloads chip away at its dominance, according to a new study. Jupiter Research said in its annual repo The compact disc has at least another five yea ...

  25. Study: Downloads Will Not Overtake CD Format

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The compact disc has at least another five years as the most popular music format before online downloads chip away at its dominance, a new study said on Tuesday. The compact disc has at least another five years as the most popular music format be ...

  26. U.K. Consumers' Group Wants iTunes Investigated

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A British consumer rights body is accusing Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store of anti-competitive practices in the United Kingdom. LONDON -- A British consumer rights body is accusing Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store of anti-competit ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. Indies Slam iTunes On Majors Bias

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Several European indie labels have voiced concern that they find it difficult to license their repertoire to Apple's online music service iTunes Music Store. Apple Computer has come under attack from leading European independent record compan ...

  29. Indies Slam iTunes On Majors Bias

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has come under attack from leading European independent record companies for its licensing policy. Apple Computer has come under attack from leading European independent record companies for its licensing policy. Several indie label ...

  30. Fnacmusic Set To Launch In France

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. The service will offer 300,000 tracks from indies and majors at lau ...

  31. Fnacmusic Set To Launch In France

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. The service will offer 300,000 tracks from indies and majors at lau ...

  32. U.K. Consumer Watchdog Accuses iTunes Of Rip-Off

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A British consumer rights organization is accusing Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store of anti-competitive practices in the United Kingdom. A British consumer rights organization is accusing Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store of anti-co ...

  33. U.K. Consumer Watchdog Accuses iTunes Of Rip-Off

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A British consumer rights organization is accusing Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store of anti-competitive practices in the United Kingdom. A British consumer rights organization is accusing Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store of anti-co ...

  34. 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- ...

  35. Real Promotion Spurs 3 Million Downloads

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks' recent <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000613392">$.49 download promotion</A> at its RealPlayer 10 Music Store generated more t RealNetworks' ...

  36. Windows Player Integrates Wal-Mart Digi Service

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Wal-Mart.com's music download store is receiving a shot in the arm from <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/digital/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000623069">yesterday's launch</A> Wal-Mart.com� ...

  37. Windows Player Integrates Wal-Mart Digi Service

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Wal-Mart.com's music download store is receiving a shot in the arm from <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/digital/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000623069">yesterday's launch</A> Wal-Mart.com� ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. Microsoft Launches Download Store

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft today (Sept. 1) launched a preview release of its MSN Music download store in the United States. Microsoft today (Sept. 1) launched a preview release of its MSN Music download store in the United States. MSN claims a catalog of more than ...

  40. Microsoft Launches Download Store

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft today (Sept. 1) launched a preview release of its MSN Music download store in the United States. Microsoft today (Sept. 1) launched a preview release of its MSN Music download store in the United States. MSN claims a catalog of more than ...

  41. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  42. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  43. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  44. Gary Stewart Takes Key iTunes Role

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Rhino Records senior VP of A&amp;R Gary Stewart has been named chief musical officer for Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Computer, according to sources. Former Rhino Records senior VP of A&R Gary Stewart has been named chief musical o ...

  45. Gary Stewart Takes Key iTunes Role

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Rhino Records senior VP of A&amp;R Gary Stewart has been named chief musical officer for Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Computer, according to sources. Former Rhino Records senior VP of A&R Gary Stewart has been named chief musical o ...

  46. Brit Biz Rallies On Strong Album, Singles Sales

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A buoyant albums sector and resurgent singles sales helped the British recorded-music market register a year-on-year rise in value of 4.1% during the second quarter, the British Phonographic Industry A buoyant albums sector and resurgent singles s ...

  47. Brit Biz Rallies On Strong Album, Singles Sales

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A buoyant albums sector and resurgent singles sales helped the British recorded-music market register a year-on-year rise in value of 4.1% during the second quarter, the British Phonographic Industry A buoyant albums sector and resurgent singles s ...

  48. 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 ...

  49. RealNetworks Slashes Download Prices

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks is cutting download prices from $.99 to $.49 at its RealPlayer Music Store. The promotion, which starts today (Aug. 17) and runs for a limited time, marks the lowest price point ever from RealNetworks is cutting download prices from $ ...

  50. U.S. Military Enlists Napster

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has inked an agreement with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service that gives all branches of the United States military access to the digital-music service. Napster has inked an agreement with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service that ...

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