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  1. Cesaria Evora, Grammy-Winning Singer, Dead at 70

    December 17, 2011 12:48 PM EST Cesaria Evora, who started singing as a teenager in the bayside bars of Cape Verde in the 1950s and won a Grammy in 2003 after she took her African islands music to stages across the world, died Saturday. She was 70. Evora, known as the "Bare ...

  2. Cash Money Goes Pop With Signing Of Savvy

    August 30, 2011 8:09 AM EDT It's All A Little Foggy: Following the announcement of their signing to Cash Money, members of Savvy join Cash Money's Slim Williams and attorney Vernon Brown at the Montage Hotel. (From left) Drew Reinartz, Andrew Stern, Shaylen Carroll ...

  3. Kylie Minogue Kicks Off First U.S. Tour

    October 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australian pop star Kylie Minogue kicked off her first-ever American tour with a driving disco beat, a bevy of well-muscled dancers, and a lot of leg, hoping to finally crack the lucrative U.S. market. The pop diva, no stranger to spectacle, made ...

  4. Ole Signs Global 'Super WHY!' Deal

    May 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Canadian indie publisher Ole has secured worldwide administration rights for the music from the "Super WHY!" animated pre-school TV series. The show is broadcast domestically on CBC and in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. S ...

  5. First Ever Iron Maiden Film Set For April Release

    January 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST Iron Maiden will release its first feature-length film to cinemas around the world on April 21. Entitled "Iron Maiden: Flight 666," the documentary-style film follows the heavy metal stalwarts on their Somewhere Back in Time world tour i ...

  6. AC/DC Adds Dates To North American Tour

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC has added three new concert dates to its North American tour in support of the forthcoming album "Black Ice," due Oct. 20 via Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores as well as ACDC.com . The newly added dates include performances at C ...

  7. Boy George Denied U.S. Visa For Planned Tour

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Culture Club frontman Boy George's North American summer tour is in doubt after U.S. authorities refused to issue him a visa, citing looming legal issues overseas. George's 24-date North American trek was scheduled to begin July 11 at th ...

  8. Ezrin Joins MidemNet Line-Up

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran rock producer Bob Ezrin has joined the list of keynote speakers at the MidemNet Forum, held Jan. 26-7 in Cannes, France as part of the Midem trade fair. Canadian Ezrin, whose credits include Pink Floyd's "The Wall, Alice Cooper&# ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. EMI Promotes Ells to COO

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music's CFO Stuart Ells has been promoted to COO and regional director. EMI Music's CFO Stuart Ells has been promoted to COO and regional director. In addition to being in charge of the company's global functions such as logisti ...

  11. EMI Promotes Ells to COO

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music's CFO Stuart Ells has been promoted to COO and regional director. In addition to being in charge of the company's global functions such as logistics and legal & business affairs, he take EMI Music's CFO Stuart Ells ...

  12. Clear Channel To Spin Off Concerts Division

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a surprising move, Clear Channel Communications has announced that it will spin off 100% of Clear Channel Entertainment, the radio giant's live concert division it purchased as SFX in 2000 for $4.5 NASHVILLE -- In a surprising move, Clear ...

  13. Clear Channel To Spin-Off Concerts Division

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Becker to exit CCE; joint-venture in the works. In a surprising move, Clear Channel Communications has announced that it will spin-off 100% of Clear Channel Entertainment, the radio giant's live concert division it purchased as SFX in 2000 fo ...

  14. Clear Channel To Spin-Off Concerts Division

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Becker to exit CCE; joint-venture in the works. In a surprising move, Clear Channel Communications has announced that it will spin-off 100% of Clear Channel Entertainment, the radio giant's live concert division it purchased as SFX in 2000 fo ...

  15. Loudeye, Nokia Team For Mobile Music

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Service lets operators sell under their own brand. Finnish cell-phone maker Nokia has joined forces with Seattle-based digital service provider Loudeye Corp. to launch a mobile music platform in 30 countries. Unveiled today (Feb. 14) at 3GSM World ...

  16. Loudeye, Nokia Team For Mobile Music

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Finnish cell-phone maker Nokia has joined forces with Seattle-based digital service provider Loudeye Corp. to launch a mobile music platform in 30 countries. Unveiled today at 3GSM World Congress, the Finnish cell-phone maker Nokia has joined forc ...

  17. Henderson Upped At Sony/ATV Publishing

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Guy Henderson has been elevated to senior VP, International, Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Guy Henderson has been elevated to senior VP, International, Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Based in London, Henderson's principal tasks will be to oversee th ...

  18. Shazam Launches In Japan

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based audio technology firm Shazam today launches its music-recognition technology in Japan. London-based audio technology firm Shazam today launches its music-recognition technology in Japan. Shazam, which already operates in 12 other coun ...

  19. Shazam Launches In Japan

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based audio technology firm Shazam today launches its music-recognition technology in Japan. London-based audio technology firm Shazam today launches its music-recognition technology in Japan. Shazam, which already operates in 12 other coun ...

  20. Leader Universal Loses Market Share In 2003

    June 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A combined Sony-BMG would have been market leader. Universal Music Group remained the recorded-music market leader in 2003, according to figures supplied today by international trade body IFPI. Universal posted a 23.5% share last year, down from 2 ...

  21. Leader Universal Loses Market Share In 2003

    June 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group remained the recorded-music market leader in 2003, according to figures supplied today by international trade body the IFPI. Universal Music Group remained the recorded-music market leader in 2003, according to figures suppli ...

  22. Satyricon Signs With Malakian Label

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norwegian black-metal group Satyricon has signed a distribution deal with eatURmusic, the label run by System Of A Down producer/guitarist Daron Malakian. The deal allows eatURmusic to exclusively lic Norwegian black-metal group Satyricon has sign ...

  23. Satyricon Signs With Malakian Label

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norwegian black-metal group Satyricon has signed a distribution deal with eatURmusic, the label run by System Of A Down producer/guitarist Daron Malakian. The deal allows eatURmusic to exclusively lic Norwegian black-metal group Satyricon has sign ...