Barenaked Ladies

  1. MMF Canada To Honor Terry McBride

    October 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk Music Group's Terry McBride will receive the 2011 MMF Honour Roll Award from Music Managers Forum Canada. The presentation will take place March 1 at Toronto's Bymark restaurant, during Canadian Music Week 2011. McBride is the C ...

  2. Big Ratings For Olympics Finale, Performers Benefit

    March 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST Canadian acts involved in the Winter Olympics closing ceremony in Vancouver have received a big boost in sales. "Sounds of Vancouver 2010: Opening Ceremony," an album by EMI Music Canada that featured the music from the opening ceremony ...

  3. Mgmt Firms Merge To Form Cam 8

    July 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT New management firm Cam 8 has announced their inaugural signing, Canadian band Barenaked Ladies. The company was founded by Career Artist Management owner Jordan Feldstein and Hard 8 Management founder, and Vagrant Records president and co-owner, ...

  4. Terry McBride Denies Nettwerk Is For Sale

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Terry McBride, Nettwerk Music Group CEO, tells Billboard.biz that there is no truth to rumors that Nettwerk is for sale, although he says he's always looking for partners that can help it expand. As for recent speculation that he might quit t ...

  5. Lead Singer Quits Barenaked Ladies After Drug Bust

    February 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST The lead singer of popular Canadian band the Barenaked Ladies, who was charged with drugs offenses in the United States last year, is leaving to pursue a solo career, the group said on Wednesday. Steven Page, 38, was arrested in July 2008 and char ...

  6. Barenaked Ladies Assembling Boxed Set

    December 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST After a tumultuous year, particularly for its two lead singers, Barenaked Ladies are understandably "looking forward to seeing the ass end of 2008," according to drummer Tyler Stewart -- and to a 2009 in which the Canadian quintet will c ...

  7. Barenaked Ladies' Page Arrested

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Steven Page, 37, lead singer of Toronto's Barenaked Ladies, has been arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance after New York State police allegedly found him with cocaine and marijuana. According to police repor ...

  8. Avril Heads To China

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Canadian superstar Avril Lavigne will perform live in "six or seven" Chinese cities this fall as part of her upcoming Asian tour, Nettwerk Productions CEO Terry McBride said during the Music Matters conference in Hong Kong on June 4. In ...

  9. BNL, TMBG To Rock Disney 'Block Party' Tour

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Barenaked Ladies, They Might Be Giants, Ralph's World, Imagination Movers, Dan Zanes and Choo Choo Soul, among others, will perform in select cities as part of the Disney Music Block Party tour, set to begin July 25 in Toms River, N.J. The 23 ...

  10. Billboard Q&A: Reverb's Adam Gardner

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Adam Gardner has come a long way since nicknaming his band's tour bus "the Earth Eater." Last October, the Guster guitarist/vocalist, who also co-founded environmental nonprofit Reverb, traveled from his home in Portland, Maine, to ...

  11. Lovett, Harris Man The Decks For Cayamo Cruise

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lyle Lovett and Emmylou Harris will take to the seas together to headline the inaugural Cayamo music cruise, which will set sail Feb. 4 through Feb. 10. With other guests including Shawn Colvin, Buddy Miller, Patty Griffin and John Hiatt, the crui ...

  12. Barenaked Ladies Frontman Pushes Compulsory Licensing

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Barenaked Ladies frontman Steven Page is a strong proponent for compulsory music licensing that will let music fans download, share and otherwise distribute any music they want-currently called "piracy"-in return for a low, simple fee. I ...

  13. Nettwerk Inks Free Mobile Deal

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk Music Group has licensed its music video catalog to a service that lets fans view them on mobile phone for free. The Canadian label struck a deal with Mywaves to bring Nettwerk acts such as Barenaked Ladies, Jars of Clay and Avril Lavigne ...

  14. Skynyrd, Barenaked Ladies Keep On Cruisin'

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Atlanta-based cruise company Sixthman has announced the return of three popular music cruises from Lynyrd Skynyrd, Barenaked Ladies and Sister Hazel, which will set sail early next year. Sixthman will launch Lynyrd Skynyrd's Simple Man, the R ...

  15. Puretracks To Launch DRM-free MP3s

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Canadian digital music service Puretracks has launched a collection of MP3s without digital rights management (DRM). The MP3s are available in Canada for download at its digital music store Puretracks.com. The Puretracks MP3 catalog will initially ...

  16. Barenaked Ladies Tap YouTube Stars

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Barenaked Ladies have recruited various YouTube celebrities to star in the music video of their latest single "Sound of Your Voice." The band invited the creators of such YouTube classics as Diet Coke and Mentos , "The Mother� ...

  17. Midem Day One: DRM Takes Center Stage

    January 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST A buzzing and busy Midem opened for business today (Jan. 21), on what would otherwise have been a sunny, lazy Sunday. The annual music industry convention, now in its 41st year, continued to play host to the MidemNet conference, the specialist tec ...

  18. eMusic Reaches 100M Download Milestone

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST eMusic says it has sold more than 100 million downloads since establishing its current subscription model three years ago. The company, which claims over 220,000 subscribers, also says its catalog of independent-only music has doubled in the last ...

  19. eMusic Nears 100 Millionth MP3 Sale

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST eMusic is nearing the sale of its 100 millionth MP3 download, which is expected in the next few weeks, according to the company. To mark the event, the digital retailer has called on pop group Barenaked Ladies to write and record a personalized so ...

  20. eMusic Nears 100 Millionth MP3 Sale

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Milestone expected in next few weeks. eMusic is nearing the sale of its 100 millionth MP3 download, which is expected in the next few weeks, according to the company. To mark the event, the digital retailer has called on pop group Barenaked Ladies ...

  21. Barenaked Ladies Suit Up For OnTour Initiative

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST PassAlong Networks, a developer of digital media innovations based in Franklin, Tenn, in conjunction with Vancouver-based Nettwerk Music Group have launched a special version of its OnTour software th PassAlong Networks, a developer of digital med ...

  22. Paradigm Acquires Little Big Man

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Paradigm has acquired Little Big Man Booking, the New York-based booking agency which is home to Coldplay, Sarah McLachlan, the Fray, Barenaked Ladies, Franz Ferdinand, Dido, Snow Patrol, Avril Lavign Paradigm has acquired Little Big Man Booking, ...

  23. Canadian Artists Launch Coalition

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT CMCC aims to voice opinions on key issues. A number of Canadian musicians, songwriters and producers have launched the Canadian Music Creators Coalition, with the intent to voice opinions on issues—like the country's copyright laws—other than ...

  24. Canadian Music TV Vet Martin Dies

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST John Martin, widely regarded as Canada's father of music video programming, died Thursday morning (Feb. 23) in his sleep at Toronto's East General Hospital following a lengthy battle with cancer. He w John Martin, widely regarded as Cana ...

  25. Canadian Music TV Vet Martin Dies

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST John Martin, widely regarded as Canada's father of music video programming, died Thursday morning (Feb. 23) in his sleep at Toronto's East General Hospital following a lengthy battle with cancer. He w John Martin, widely regarded as Cana ...

  26. Canadian Music Scene To Be Featured On BBC Radio

    October 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two-part series to be broadcast Oct. 29, Nov. 5. DJ/historian Bob Harris will spotlight Canada's music scene in a major two-part series for BBC Radio 2 in the United Kingdom. "The Maple Music Revolution" will be broadcast Oct. 29 an ...

  27. Nettwerk, Palm Partner For Mobile Downloads

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT More than 10 Nettwerk acts included. Vancouver-based label Nettwerk Productions and Palm Canada have partnered to bring downloads of digital music, screen images and videos by Nettwerk artists to owners of the Treo 650 Smartphone on the Bell mobil ...

  28. Nettwerk Music To Open Doors In Nashville

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mgmt roster includes Dido, Arvil Lavigne, Sum 41. Nettwerk Music Group, the independent record label and management company, is opening a Nashville office this month. The Vancouver-based company currently also has offices in Los Angeles, New York, ...

  29. Fox To Tune Up Barenaked Ladies

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pop group to star in comedy/variety show. Barenaked Ladies' engaging blend of music and comedy is coming to television. Fox Broadcasting Co. has ordered a pilot presentation for a comedy/variety show starring the members of the popular Canadi ...

  30. Morissette and BNL to Tour

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT North American dates start July 13. Fellow Canadians Alanis Morissette and the Barenaked Ladies will co-headline their first tour together this summer. Au Naturale starts July 13 at the Blossom Music Center in Cleveland and winds its way through 2 ...

  31. Morissette, Barenaked Ladies Team For Tour

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fellow Canadians Alanis Morissette and Barenaked Ladies will team up for a co-headlining U.S. summer tour. Fellow Canadians Alanis Morissette and the Barenaked Ladies will co-headline their first tour together this summer. Au Naturale starts July ...

  32. Nickelback, Lavigne, McLachlan To Play Junos

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Barenaked Ladies, Michael Bublé, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Nickelback will perform at the 2004 Juno Awards. Barenaked Ladies, Michael Bublé, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Nickelback will perform ...

  33. Nickelback, Lavigne, McLachlan To Play Junos

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Barenaked Ladies, Michael Bublé, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Nickelback will perform at the 2004 Juno Awards. Barenaked Ladies, Michael Bublé, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Nickelback will perform ...