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  1. RIAA Files New Round Of Lawsuits

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The RIAA today (Feb. 17) filed 531 "John Doe" lawsuits against suspected users of illicit peer-to-peer file-sharing services. The RIAA today (Feb. 17) filed 531 "John Doe" lawsuits against suspected users of illicit peer-to-pee ...

  2. Gibson Guitar Names Cherry General Counsel

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran entertainment executive Joel Cherry has joined Gibson Guitar Corp. as general counsel, senior VP and corporate secretary. NEW YORK--Veteran entertainment executive Joel Cherry has joined Gibson Guitar Corp. as general counsel, senior VP an ...

  3. EC Throws Monkey Wrench In Sony-BMG Merger

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST ELW brings to you weekly updates and analysis on entertainment law and news. EC Throws Monkey Wrench In Sony-BMG Merger IFPI Sues Belgian ISP In Copyright Action Broadcast Indecency Fines May Skyrocket Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel Set Frenc ...

  4. TBS To Air Trumpet Awards Show

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST TBS will air the Trumpet Awards -- which herald the accomplishments of African-Americans in politics, business, law and the arts -- on Feb. 21. TBS will air the Trumpet Awards -- which herald the accomplishments of African-Americans in politics, b ...

  5. Dupri Resigns As Recording Academy Chapter Prez

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Citing a "double standard," So So Def CEO/Arista senior VP Jermaine Dupri resigned today (Feb. 6) as president of the Atlanta chapter of the Recording Academy. Dupri says his resignation stems from th Citing a "double standard," ...

  6. Twista's Return Hits Hard On Billboard 200

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fueled by hit single "Slow Jamz," Twista's "Kamikaze" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the Chicago-bred rapper his best week ever on the big chart. The Atlantic album sells 312,000 copies in Fueled by hit single ...

  7. Twista's Return Hits Hard On Billboard 200

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fueled by hit single "Slow Jamz," Twista's "Kamikaze" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the Chicago-bred rapper his best week ever on the big chart. The Atlantic album sells 312,000 copies in Fueled by hit single ...

  8. Music Veterans Launch Vivaton Records

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Nashville-based independent label Vivaton Records will launch next month. President/CEO Jeff Huskins, formerly a member of the band Little Texas, is looking to launch with an initial roster of five ac Nashville-based independent label Vivaton Reco ...

  9. OutKast Reclaims Albums Chart Peak

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" returns to the top of The Billboard 200 with a 3-1 jump. U.S. sales of the Arista album are down just 4% from last week to 97,000 copies, according t OutKast's two-CD set " ...

  10. OutKast Reclaims Albums Chart Peak

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" returns to the top of The Billboard 200 with a 3-1 jump. U.S. sales of the Arista album are down just 4% from last week to 97,000 copies, according t OutKast's two-CD set " ...

  11. OutKast Singles Still Steady

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST While OutKast lost the No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week to crooner Josh Groban, the Atlanta-based hip-hop duo still has a lock on the Hot 100. "Hey Ya!" cruises to its seventh week atop the While OutKast lost the No. 1 album on ...

  12. OutKast Singles Still Steady

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST While OutKast lost the No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week to crooner Josh Groban, the Atlanta-based hip-hop duo still has a lock on the Hot 100. "Hey Ya!" cruises to its seventh week atop the While OutKast lost the No. 1 album on ...

  13. L.A. Reid Out At Arista

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG COO Michael Smellie will oversee Arista Records' executive management team in the wake of Antonio "L.A." Reid's exit as president/CEO. BMG COO Michael Smellie will oversee Arista Records' executive management team in t ...

  14. Britney, Jive In New LidRock Promotion

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jive has teamed with Atlanta-based marketing firm LidRock to distribute 1 million promotional Britney Spears CD-ROMs at 900 Sbarro Italian Eateries in the U.S. Jive has teamed with Atlanta-based marketing firm LidRock to distribute 1 million promo ...

  15. Britney, Jive In New LidRock Promotion

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jive has teamed with Atlanta-based marketing firm LidRock to distribute 1 million promotional Britney Spears CD-ROMs at 900 Sbarro Italian Eateries in the U.S. Jive has teamed with Atlanta-based marketing firm LidRock to distribute 1 million promo ...

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