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  1. 'NOW!' Rebounds, Holds Brown From No. 1

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Returns to top spot in its fifth week on chart. Chris Brown's eponymous debut was edged out of the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 this week by a stronger finish from "NOW! That's What I Call Music 20." The popular compilation ...

  2. Trink Lands Virgin America GM Role

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Move re-unites exec with Flom. Virgin Records America chairman and CEO Jason Flom confirmed yesterday (Dec. 5) the appointment of Lee Trink as the label's executive VP and GM, effective immediately. The move was previously tipped by Billboard ...

  3. AG Filing Against Warner Music: Down And Dirty

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bribes included trips, tix, computers, TVs, iPods, etc. New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer's charges against Warner Music Group run along similar lines to those hefted against Sony BMG Music earlier this year: inappropriate lavish ...

  4. Premios Ondas Honors New Spanish Acts

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Amaral, El Canto Del Loco among the winners. A new generation of Spanish artists were celebrated at the 52nd Premios Ondas ceremony last night (Nov. 3). El Canto Del Loco took the best artist or group prize. The Sony BMG act was at Barcelona' ...

  5. DRA Finds Italian Partner

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Digital Rights Agency pacts with Tabloid Group. San Francisco, CA-based digital music distributor the Digital Rights Agency has struck an Italian representation deal with Tuscany-based independent record company the Tabloid Group. The partnership ...

  6. DRA Finds Italian Partner

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Digital distr. links with Italy's Tabloid Group. San Francisco, CA-based digital music distributor the Digital Rights Agency has struck an Italian representation deal with Tuscany-based independent record company the Tabloid Group. The partne ...

  7. Nickelback Tops Chart With 'Right Reasons'

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Band's first career No. 1 on Billboard 200. Nickelback has scored the first chart-topping album of its career with "All the Right Reasons" (Roadrunner/IDJMG). The Canadian act's fifth full-length set sold 317,000 copies in its ...

  8. Staind's 'Chapter V' Makes It Mark At No. 1

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With "Chapter V," modern rock act Staind nets its third consecutive Billboard 200 chart-topper. The Elektra/Atlantic album moved 185,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, to With "Chapter V," modern r ...

  9. Coldplay Holds Foos, Backstreet From No. 1

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay staves off strong competition on The Billboard 200 as "X&Y" (Capitol) tops the chart for a second week. Although sales of the set dropped 56% to 323,000 copies in the United States, accor Coldplay staves off strong compe ...

  10. Darkness Hires Bass Player

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British rock act the Darkness has named Richie Edwards as its full-time bass player. For the past two years, Lichfield, England-born Edwards has toured extensively with the band as its guitar technici British rock act the Darkness has named Richie ...

  11. Darkness Hires Bass Player

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British rock act the Darkness has named Richie Edwards as its full-time bass player. For the past two years, Lichfield, England-born Edwards has toured extensively with the band as its guitar technici British rock act the Darkness has named Richie ...

  12. Darkness Split With Bassist

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British rock band the Darkness has split with bassist Frankie Poullain citing "musical differences." British rock band the Darkness has split with bassist Frankie Poullain citing "musical differences." According to a statement ...

  13. Darkness Split With Bassist

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British rock band the Darkness has split with bassist Frankie Poullain citing "musical differences." British rock band the Darkness has split with bassist Frankie Poullain citing "musical differences." According to a statement ...

  14. Making The Brand

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Terror Squad/Atlantic Records hip-hop star Fat Joe beefs up his image as the center of the N's I Can't Believe I'm Fat Joe's Intern sweepstakes. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Terror Squad/Atlantic Records hip-hop star Fa ...

  15. Gibson Dunn Adds To Litigation Team

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has added litigators to its media and entertainment teams in New York and Denver. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has added litigators to its media and entertainment teams in New York and Denver. In New York, Cynthia Ar ...

  16. Snyder Joins Gibson Dunn

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Orin Snyder has joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in New York. Formerly head of the New York and east coast litigation unit for Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Snyder will continue his intellectual pr Orin Snyder has joined Gibson, Dunn &a ...

  17. WEA Picks Up Rap Label Legion

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group has inked a deal with, Legion Records, a new Chicago-based label started by rap act Do or Die. Legion will be distributed through WEA and will have access to the marketing and promo Warner Music Group has inked a deal with, Legi ...

  18. WEA Picks Up Rap Label Legion

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group has inked a deal with, Legion Records, a new Chicago-based label started by rap act Do or Die. Legion will be distributed through WEA and will have access to the marketing and promo Warner Music Group has inked a deal with, Legi ...

  19. Biz Vets Form DEDO's Marketing Group

    June 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT N.Y. firm to focus on urban Hispanic market. Label/management veterans David Sanchez, Elis Pacheco and Denny Marte have partnered to form DEDO's Marketing Group (DMG), an urban Hispanic lifestyle marketing company. New York-based DMG's i ...

  20. NARM Reveals Awards Finalists

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NARM has unveiled the finalists for its 2003-04 Merchandiser and Supplier of the Year Awards. Billboard Information Group is a finalist in the category of related products and services, as is sister c NARM has unveiled the finalists for its 2003-0 ...

  21. NARM Reveals Awards Finalists

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NARM has unveiled the finalists for its 2003-04 Merchandiser and Supplier of the Year Awards. Billboard Information Group is a finalist in the category of related products and services, as is sister c NARM has unveiled the finalists for its 2003-0 ...

  22. Phish Plans Coventry Bash

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tickets will go on sale Thursday (May 20) for Coventry, Phish's two-day music fest, to be held Aug. 14-15 at Newport State Airport in the band's home state of Vermont. This will be the band's first-ev Tickets will go on sale Thursda ...

  23. Warner Music Looks To Slash Artist Roster

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The newly private Warner Music Group, having significantly <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/business_finance/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000450149">reduced its worldwide staff The newly private Warner Music ...

  24. Mraz To Head 'Curbside Prophets' Tour

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elektra/Atlantic recording artist Jason Mraz will embark on a cross-country concert series dubbed the Tour of the Curbside Prophets, beginning May 14 at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis. Elektra/Atlantic recording artist Jason Mraz will embark o ...

  25. Blink-182's Barker Starts Record Label

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has launched La Salle Records, which will be distributed by Atlantic Records. Alternative rock groups the Kinison and the Nervous Return are the first two acts signed t Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has launched L ...

  26. Bartels Named Island Records President

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Arista Records executive VP of promotion Steve Bartels has been named president of Island Records, according to sources. Bartels is expected to take his new post today (April 26). Former Arista Records executive VP of promotion Steve Bartel ...

  27. The NEW AFTRA Code Broken Down in Plain English

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The battle between record companies and its artists is a tired cliche. But with the advent of new income streams for copyright holders and artists such as Web casting royalties, mobile music, and musi The battle between record companies and its ar ...

  28. Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Calif. Music/Tech Convocation Set For Feb. 25 EU Set To Confirm New Piracy Rules Clear Channel Commun Names Levin Legal Chief King Purtich Na ...

  29. Rush Sets 46-Date Anniversary Tour

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Canadian rock trio Rush has revealed details of its 30th-anniversary North American tour. The 46-date trek, largely of sheds, begins May 26 in Nashville, and wraps Aug. 22 in the group's Toronto homeb Canadian rock trio Rush has revealed deta ...

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