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  1. McFly, Others To Perform At Brits Nominees Party

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Three emerging British acts will perform live at the nominations launch in London next Monday (Jan. 10) for the 25th BRIT Awards show, branded BRITs25 with MasterCard. Three emerging British acts will perform live at the nominations launch in Lond ...

  2. McFly, Others To Perform At Brits Nominees Party

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Three emerging British acts will perform live at the nominations launch in London next Monday (Jan. 10) for the 25th BRIT Awards show, branded BRITs25 with MasterCard. Three emerging British acts will perform live at the nominations launch in Lond ...

  3. Scots Piracy Raids Net $19 Million In CDs, DVDs

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Central Scotland Police said on Dec. 1 it had seized more than £10 million ($19.3 million) worth of counterfeit CDs, DVDs and computer games in raids in Scottish cities that resulted in 28 arrests. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Central Scotland Poli ...

  4. Brit Album Shipments Register Q3 High

    November 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fuelled by gains in album and music DVD shipments, Britain's recorded music market registered volume growth of 3% in the third quarter. A record of almost 52 million albums were shipped during the Jul Fuelled by gains in album and music DVD s ...

  5. Brit ISPs Reveal Uploaders' Identities

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British Phonographic Industry is claiming another victory in its battle against online music piracy. The U.K. labels body Oct. 28 confirmed that it has received from Internet service providers the LONDON -- The British Phonographic Industry (B ...

  6. Geldof To Be Honored At Expanded Brits

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British Phonographic Industry has revealed initial details of the 2005 Brit Awards, set for Feb. 9 at London's Earls Court. During the show, which will have an extended format to commemorate the B The British Phonographic Industry has rev ...

  7. Brit ISPs Reveal Uploaders' Identities

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) is claiming another victory in its battle against online music piracy. The U.K. labels body today (Oct. 28) confirmed that it has received from Internet service The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) is cla ...

  8. Brit ISPs Reveal Uploaders' Identities

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) is claiming another victory in its battle against online music piracy. The U.K. labels body today (Oct. 28) confirmed that it has received from Internet service The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) is cla ...

  9. Brit ISPs Reveal Uploaders' Identities

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) is claiming another victory in its battle against online music piracy. The U.K. labels body today (Oct. 28) confirmed that it has received from Internet service The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) is cla ...

  10. U.K., France To Start Suing File-sharers

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The recorded music industry is stepping up its fight against illegal file-sharing by launching 459 legal actions against music "uploaders" throughout Europe. The recorded music industry is stepping up its fight against illegal file-shari ...

  11. U.K., France To Start Suing File-sharers

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The recorded music industry is stepping up its fight against illegal file-sharing by launching 459 legal actions against music "uploaders" throughout Europe. The recorded music industry is stepping up its fight against illegal file-shari ...

  12. Mundi's 'Figaro' Tops Gramophone Honors

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mozart's opera "The Marriage of Figaro," conducted by Rene Jacobs and released by French indie label Harmonia Mundi, was named record of the year at the Gramophone Awards, which annually honor classic Mozart's opera "The M ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 3 Is Company With BMG U.K. On Mobile Videos

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG U.K. & Ireland has agreed to supply content to British mobile network 3 for its video jukebox, which went live yesterday (Aug. 2). The new service, billed as the first of its kind in Britain, BMG U.K. & Ireland has agreed to supply ...

  16. 3 Is Company With BMG U.K. On Mobile Videos

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG U.K. & Ireland has agreed to supply content to British mobile network 3 for its video jukebox, which went live yesterday (Aug. 2). The new service, billed as the first of its kind in Britain, BMG U.K. & Ireland has agreed to supply ...

  17. BPI: We'll Take Legal Action To Combat Internet's 'Culture Of Free'

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BPI's new general counsel Geoff Taylor claims that since the BPI started its instant-messaging warning campaign in March, over 215,000 messages were sent to people believed to be offering illegal trac LONDON -- British music-industry body the ...

  18. Strict Sentence For British CD Pirate

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The international recorded music industry has welcomed a lengthy jail sentence handed down to one of the world's most prolific CD pirates. Mark Purseglove, 33, was sentenced July 8 at London's Blackfr LONDON -- The international recorded ...

  19. Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Retainer

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer Phil Spector has filed suit against his former attorney and longtime friend Robert Shapiro, in an attempt to reclaim a $1.5 million retainer Shapiro took when he represented Spector in his on Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Re ...

  20. Harsh Justice For U.K. CD Pirate

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A man described as one of the world's biggest music pirates has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail. A man described as one of the world's biggest music pirates has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail. Mark Purs ...

  21. Harsh Justice For U.K. CD Pirate

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bootlegger pocketed £6.6 million over 11 years. A man described as one of the world's biggest music pirates has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail. Mark Purseglove, 33, was sentenced today (July 8) at London's Blac ...

  22. Brit Gov't Launches Music Manifesto

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British music industry organizations are applauding the launch yesterday of a "Music Manifesto" as part of the government's pledge to improve arts education. British music industry organizations are applauding the launch yesterday o ...

  23. U.K.'s MCPS, BPI Settle On DVD Royalty Rate

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) have reached agreement on the royalty rate for music DVDs. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) have r ...

  24. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outsi Apple has launched today its iTunes Music ...

  25. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pan-European store in the works. Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outside the Un ...

  26. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outsi Apple has launched today its iTunes Music ...

  27. IFPI Warns of More Legal Action Against Euro File Sharers

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The IFPI is promising "more legal actions" against alleged illegal file-sharers. Sweden, the United Kingdom and France are the next territories lined up for action in Europe by the international trade LONDON -- The IFPI is promising &quo ...

  28. Sony, BMG To Defend Merger Plans Before EC

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Top executives from Sony Music and BMG will take center stage in Brussels this week for the European Commission's oral hearing on the proposed merger of the companies. The June 14-15 hearing with the Sony, BMG To Defend Merger Plans Before EC ...

  29. Oxfam Launches Charity Download Site

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based Oxfam is launching what is billed as the world's first charity download site. The service, at www.bignoisemusic.com, will go live this Wednesday with 300,000 titles licensed from major and U.K.-based Oxfam is launching what is bill ...

  30. Oxfam Launches Charity Download Site

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based Oxfam is launching what is billed as the world's first charity download site. The service, at www.bignoisemusic.com, will go live this Wednesday with 300,000 titles licensed from major and U.K.-based Oxfam is launching what is bill ...

  31. IFPI Suits Seen In UK, France

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT International trade body the IFPI is expected to start suing illegal file-sharers in the United Kingdom and France, following similar recent actions elsewhere in the EU. LONDON--International trade body the IFPI is expected to start suing illegal ...

  32. Recouping E-Royalties Made Easier

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT LOS ANGELES--Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are having an easier time recouping their share of webcasting and satellite transmission royalties of their recordings. <br clear="no NLRB Dismisses 'Virtual Music ...

  33. UK Record Industry To Sue Uploaders

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The U.K. recording industry says it will likely begin suing music uploaders this year. LONDON (Hollywood Reporter)--The U.K. recording industry says it will likely begin suing music uploaders this year. Trade body the British Phonographic Industry ...

  34. Jackson's Contract Suit Vs. UMG Advances

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST NEW YORK--A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has cleared the way for Michael Jackson to pursue a lawsuit against Universal Music Group for breach of contract. Jackson can now conduct an audit of UMG's BMI Licenses Songs To Digital Jukebox Fir ...

  35. BPI Steps Up Fight Against File-Sharers

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British record industry is ramping up its battle against illegal file-sharers. During a media briefing in London today (March 25), the British Phonographic Industry confirmed it would take legal a The British record industry is ramping up its ...

  36. BPI Steps Up Fight Against File-Sharers

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British record industry is ramping up its battle against illegal file-sharers. During a media briefing in London today (March 25), the British Phonographic Industry confirmed it would take legal a The British record industry is ramping up its ...

  37. BPI Confirms Yeates' Departure

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) on Friday confirmed its director general Andrew Yeates would exit at the end of April. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) on Friday confirmed its director general Andrew Yeates would exit at the end of ...

  38. BPI, CD Wow Settle Out Of Court

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The BPI said today (Jan. 21) it had resolved its legal dispute with Internet retailer CD Wow, avoiding a planned Feb. 2 hearing at the High Court. The trade body had launched legal proceedings on alle The BPI said today (Jan. 21) it had resolved i ...

  39. BPI, CD Wow Settle Out Of Court

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) said today (Jan. 21) that it has resolved its legal dispute with Internet retailer CD Wow, avoiding a planned Feb. 2 hearing at the High Court. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) said today (Jan. 21) th ...

  40. BPI Poised To Sue Downloaders

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British music industry will consider suing individuals who illegally distribute music online, BPI director general Andrew Yeates told a parliamentary advisory forum in London on Tuesday. The British music industry will consider suing individua ...

  41. BPI Poised To Sue Downloaders

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British music industry will consider suing individuals who illegally distribute music online, BPI director general Andrew Yeates told a parliamentary advisory forum in London on Tuesday. The British music industry will consider suing individua ...

  42. BPI Poised To Sue Downloaders

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British music industry will consider suing individuals who illegally distribute music online, BPI director general Andrew Yeates told a parliamentary advisory forum in London on Tuesday. The British music industry will consider suing individua ...

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