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  1. Google Beats Apple to Your Dashboard

    January 07, 2014 11:49 AM EST So far, CES 2014 has not disappointed in terms of big news. Apple notoriously declines to attend CES, and now Google has gone and announced a significant partnerships with four major automakers and a chipmaker to put Android in millions or maybe h ...

  2. Pandora Announces 100-Model Car Integration Milestone

    June 25, 2013 3:32 PM EDT Pandora, the embattled , emboldened digital radio company which serves up north of a billion listening hours to 70.8 million listeners per month, announced a milestone in its automobile strategy today, saying it is now available in over 100 diff ...

  3. New Music Seminar 2013: Frank Cooper, John Sykes, Rio Caraeff Talk Brand Partnerships, Mobile at ‘State of The Industry’

    June 10, 2013 5:21 PM EDT You can’t accuse the 2013 New Music Seminar of thinking small. The conference kicked off Monday morning with a wide-ranging “State of the Industry” panel featuring Frank Cooper , the chief marketing officer of PepsiCo; John Sykes , the president ...

  4. Rara.com With BMW Launches European In-Car Streaming Service

    May 22, 2013 2:30 PM EDT The next generation of in-car music entertainment has moved up a gear following the announcement that U.K.-based music streaming service rara.com has partnered with BMW to launch what is billed as the first direct-to-car music streaming service ...

  5. 7Digital Drives Further Into Autos

    April 17, 2013 1:30 PM EDT 7digital, a white label supplier of digital music downloads and streaming services, has struck a deal to integrate its music store on QNX Software System's Car application platform being used by Audi, BMW, General Motors Co., Honda Motor C ...

  6. Tame Impala Takes Home Australia's J Award; Mushroom Group's Michael Gudinski Hosts Birthday Bash

    November 26, 2012 12:29 PM EST Billboard's Australia correspondent Lars Brandle (left) partied on Monday night with Mushroom Group chairman Michael Gudinski, Tina Brandle and Mushroom Music Publishing managing director Ian James. Psychedelic revivalists Tame Impala on Frid ...

  7. TuneIn Targeting Music as it Raises $16 Million, Passes 40 Million Active Users

    August 06, 2012 12:37 PM EDT Expect to hear more live music at TuneIn in the near future. The company announced Monday it has raised $16 million in a round of funding, led by General Catalyst Partners , with participation from Jafco Ventures , Google Ventures and existing bus ...

  8. MOG Hitches Ride With Ford, Allows Voice-Activated Streaming Through Cars' Sync AppLink

    June 06, 2012 11:30 AM EDT MOG has teamed up with Ford today to allow streaming in cars -- provided drivers have a MOG subscription and the updated Sync AppLink. The streaming service will be available via its iPhone app hooked into the car's sound system, and the Sync ...

  9. Roc-A-Fella Records Co-Founder Kareem Burke Pleads Guilty to Pot Trafficking

    March 15, 2012 7:11 PM EDT Kareem Burke, a.k.a. "Biggs," a co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records along with Jay-Z and Damon Dash, has plead guilty in Manhattan to a charge of conspiracy to distribute, as well as a charge of possession with intent to distribute, over 1 ...

  10. Mog Hitting The Road @ CES

    January 10, 2012 5:56 PM EST JVC multimedia products featuring Mog (Photo: Andrew Hampp) Like many music services at CES , this year, Mog is making in-roads with the automotive industry. The on-demand music service made its first big stride last fall when it became one of BMW ...

  11. 2012's Consumer Electronics Show Biz Blog

    January 09, 2012 7:29 AM EST Jan 13, 2012 | Blog Post CES 2012: 8 Cool Things Andrew Hampp, Las Vegas The music industry was all over Las Vegas this week, from Will Smith and Kelly Clarkson at Sony's presentation, Justin Timberlake's cameo at MySpace's TV annou ...

  12. Matt Ferrigno: 30 Under 30

    July 01, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Matt Ferrigno Director, Strategic Marketing, Island Def Jam Matt Ferrigno, 27, has used savvy promotional tactics and a good ear to rise from manager of strategic marketing to director of strategic marketing after five years at Island Def Jam. Fer ...

  13. BMW to Include Pandora in All Models

    April 28, 2011 4:56 PM EDT After starting out by integrating Pandora into its Mini line, BMW said in a statement Thursday (April 28) that it will add the customized Internet radio service to all 2011 and 2012 models - although those models must have the BMW APPs option inst ...

  14. MOG Moves to the Living Room, Automobile

    March 08, 2011 11:10 AM EST Subscription music service MOG is making aggressive moves to insert itself into a variety of Internet-connected appliances, unveiling today integrations with a series of TV sets, home entertainment systems and even a car. A deal with LG Electronic ...

  15. Pandora Files for IPO, Seeks to Raise $100 Million

    February 11, 2011 7:01 PM EST Popular Internet radio service Pandora is tuning up for an IPO later this year. The company outlined its plans for an initial public offering of stock in a Friday filing with securities regulators. The documents indicated Pandora will seek to rais ...

  16. Toyota Announces Entune System, Plays Music Streaming Apps Pandora & iheartradio on Car Stereo

    January 04, 2011 12:00 AM EST Just yesterday we listed off what the big trends will be at this year's CES , and already the news trickle is starting to prove out at least one of our predictions - connected cars. Today, Toyota introduced its Entune system, designed to inte ...

  17. Popkomm 2010 Draws 7,500 Trade Visitors

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT After disappearing from the international music industry calendar in 2009, Popkomm returned to Berlin this month and organizers are encouraged by the attendance figures. Popkomm was staged Sept. 8-10 in the now decommissioned airport Berlin Tempel ...

  18. Tokio Hotel Writers Sign With Kobalt

    June 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The songwriters and producers of the internationally successful German pop group Tokio Hotel have signed an exclusive publishing contract with the Kobalt Music Group in Berlin. David Jost, Dave Roth and Pat Benzner have agreed a deal that provides ...

  19. T-Mobile Says Co-Branded Fender Entry Struck a Chord

    April 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT While others in the mobile category are fighting a never-ending battle over features, T-Mobile has taken a different approach. In January, the wireless service provider rolled out its myTouch 3G Fender Limited Edition handset, which was based on a ...

  20. Business Matters: 'The Long Tail,' Perez Hilton, Rhapsody

    October 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Chris Anderson talked about the "coat-tailing" critics of his book "The Long Tail" at the Commonwealth Club on September 23. "The academics are wrong," he told the audience. "They're just confused. They&# ...

  21. Sky Signs Up As O2 Brand Partner

    August 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. digital satellite broadcaster Sky has signed a five-year deal with AEG to become a brand partner for the O2 entertainment complex in London, which will include a customer reward program for VIP access to events at the venue and TV rights. Sky ...

  22. Police Searching For Doctor Of Michael Jackson

    June 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Police are searching for a doctor who they hope will help in the investigation of Michael Jackson's death. Los Angeles police spokeswoman Karen Rayner says that police towed from Jackson's house a BMW owned by one of the superstar's ...

  23. Hot 100 Online Exclusive: Rapped In Brands

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When Paris-based branding agency Agenda monitored brand mentions in the Billboard Hot 100 from 2003 to 2005, the company found brands and products were most frequently name-checked in hip-hop. That's hardly a surprise to anyone who possses a ...

  24. McGuinness Speech In Full

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST The full script of the speech everyone is talking about in Cannes, as made by U2 manager Paul McGuinness at Midem. McGuinness: "Good afternoon and thank you for giving me this opportunity. I don't make many speeches and this is an import ...

  25. British Music Week Returns In '08

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST The BPI today unveiled plans for the return of British Music Week with a new structure which, for the first time, will be handled by a German management team. The 2008 event, dates for which have yet to be announced, will be driven by a newly form ...

  26. U.K.'s RRS Goes In To Tackle Secondary Ticketing

    December 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Former Island Records U.K. managing director Marc Marot has emerged at the helm of an ambitious organization which has been established to license the secondary market for live music tickets in the United Kingdom. An initiative of the Music Manage ...

  27. YouTube Unveils Ad Platform

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT YouTube unveiled its long-awaited and long-promised advertising platform, InVideo ads. The system places semi-transparent ad "overlays" at the bottom of its video player, which will disappear after 10 seconds if users don't click th ...

  28. Jamelia Returns To Her Roots For Birmingham Campaign

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British pop singer Jamelia is fronting a new campaign to raise the profile of her hometown, Birmingham. The multiple MOBO Award winner has been chosen to promote the Birmingham section of the BMW 1 Series online listings magazine, 1 Off , in which ...

  29. Batt In, Redmond Out At BPI

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Restructuring at the British Phonographic Industry continues with the appointment of veteran British pop songwriter/producer Mike Batt in a newly-created non-executive role and the departure of director of communications & development Steve Re ...

  30. BPI Expands British Music Week In Germany

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST The British Phonographic Industry is to repeat and expand its British Music Week promotion in Germany this April, broadening its reach from its Berlin base into two other German cities. The inaugural BMW took place in Berlin May 19-26 2006. Its ai ...

  31. 6 Questions With Arthur Baker

    December 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Arthur Baker has been there, done that and is still doing it. Having ignited his career in the early 1970s, the American producer and DJ is widely respected as a doyen in the dance music and hip hop communities. His production fingerprints can be ...

  32. Britain Rocks N.Y. Gig Postponed

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The "Britain Rocks New York" tribute concert, which was planned for Sept. 27 at the Nokia Theater in New York, has been postponed until late April 2007. The "Britain Rocks New York" tribute concert, which was planned for Sept. ...

  33. Britain Rocks N.Y. Gig Postponed

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Organizers look to late April 2007. The "Britain Rocks New York" tribute concert, which was planned for Sept. 27 at the Nokia Theater in New York, has been postponed until late April 2007. According to sources, sponsors have asked for th ...

  34. Brit Concert To Rock New York

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Investment bank HSBC and BMW-owned car brand Mini have come on board as headline sponsors for the Sept. 27 "Britain Rocks New York" benefit concert, to be held at the 2,100-capacity Nokia Theater in t Investment bank HSBC and BMW-owned c ...

  35. Brit Concert To Rock New York

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Benefit gig to be held Sept. 27. Investment bank HSBC and BMW-owned car brand Mini have come on board as headline sponsors for the Sept. 27 "Britain Rocks New York" benefit concert, to be held at the 2,100-capacity Nokia Theater in the c ...

  36. Screen Music Awards Move To Melbourne

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Australian event promotes screen composers. In its fourth year, Australia's APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards ceremony is moving from Sydney to the BMW Edge Theatre in Melbourne. The awards will be held on Nov. 7. They honor film and television s ...

  37. Apple Unveils New iPod, Mac, Car Deals

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Flash-based iPod shuffle to start at $99. Apple today unveiled a range of new products and announced new deals for iPod integration with major car manufacturers. The announcements came during the company's Macworld Expo in San Francisco. Amon ...

  38. UMP Builds-Up London Synch Activities

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing (UMP) has appointed Karina Masters to the new role as creative services manager of its London-based film & TV department. Universal Music Publishing (UMP) has appointed Karina Masters to the new role as creative ...

  39. MTV Heats Up Summer Club Tour

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Europe has unveiled details of its 3rd annual Isle of MTV international club tour, which this year takes place in 11 cities. MTV Networks Europe has unveiled details of its 3rd annual Isle of MTV international club tour, which this ye ...

  40. MTV Heats Up Summer Club Tour

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Europe has unveiled details of its 3rd annual Isle of MTV international club tour, which this year takes place in 11 cities. MTV Networks Europe has unveiled details of its 3rd annual Isle of MTV international club tour, which this ye ...

  41. More Chrysler Cars To Have Sirius Radios

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Satellite company says move will add 500,000 users. Sirius Satellite Radio has extended its relationship with DaimlerChrysler, in a move that will see factory installations in 11 car lines for the 2005 model year. Sirius receivers will come instal ...

  42. Sirius, EchoStar Launch Alliance

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment Alliance. Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment ...

  43. Sirius, EchoStar Launch Alliance

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment Alliance. Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment ...