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  1. Aguilera's 'Back To' No. 1 In Europe

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera powers to the European Top 100 Albums summit with "Back To Basics" (RCA). Its 2002 predecessor "Stripped" only debuted at No. 16 on the pan-European chart, although it went on to be Christina Aguilera powers ...

  2. Aguilera's 'Back To' No. 1 In Europe

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera powers to the European Top 100 Albums summit with "Back To Basics" (RCA). Its 2002 predecessor "Stripped" only debuted at No. 16 on the pan-European chart, although it went on to be Christina Aguilera powers ...

  3. PRS Foundation To Support Emerging Acts

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Funding will help showcase artists abroad. The PRS Foundation for New Music, a unit of the British collecting-rights organization Performing Right Society, has launched a funding scheme for emerging talent. Designed to encourage and help rising U. ...

  4. Berlin Court Bans Bootleg of Prince Concert

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ruling is first to apply to a DVD in Germany. A Berlin court has granted U.S. rock singer Prince an injunction to halt the distribution of a DVD bootleg, entitled "Prince And The Revolution - The Homecoming," of a 1983 concert. This deci ...

  5. Berlin's Love Parade Dances On

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Around 500,000 dance music fans on Saturday (July 15) attended Berlin's "Love Parade" street party, which returned after a two-year hiatus. Around 500,000 dance music fans on Saturday (July 15) attended Berlin's "Love Para ...

  6. Berlin's Love Parade Dances On

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Around 500,000 dance music fans on Saturday (July 15) attended Berlin's "Love Parade" street party, which returned after a two-year hiatus. Around 500,000 dance music fans on Saturday (July 15) attended Berlin's "Love Para ...

  7. T-Mobile Steps Up Robbie Mobile Activities

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT International wireless carrier T-Mobile International is to launch on Wednesday (July 19) a separate mobile TV channel dedicated to Robbie Williams' current 29-show European tour, Billboard.biz has le International wireless carrier T-Mobile I ...

  8. The Who Prep North American Tour

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kicks off Sept. 12 in Philadelphia. The Who will kick off a fall North American tour Sept. 12 in Philadelphia. Seventeen dates for the outing were announced today (July 13) by the Who's Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey via satellite from Berl ...

  9. Impala Picks Zelnik As President

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Patrick Zelnik, president of Paris-based independent label Naive, has been appointed president of Impala, the pan-European independent labels trade association. Patrick Zelnik, president of Paris-based independent label Naive, has been appointed p ...

  10. EU Pulls Plug On ETEP Funding

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The European Talent Exchange Program, an initiative designed to give cross-border exposure to emerging local talent on the pan-European live-music circuit, is about to lose the current financial assis The European Talent Exchange Program, an initi ...

  11. AEG, DEAG Forge JV For Germany

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT DEAG anticipates 'significant' boost. Concert promoting giants Deutsche Entertainment AG and Anschutz Entertainment Group have forged an alliance for the German touring market. In a statement, Berlin-based DEAG says it will be the " ...

  12. South Africa 'Calling' Attention To 2010 World Cup

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT South Africa may not be represented on the field but the country's cultural industries are determined to make their presence felt during the final week of soccer's 2006 FIFA World Cup. South Africa may not be represented on the field but ...

  13. German Sounds Appoints Kuerbis MD

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rosita Kuerbis is the new managing director of German Sounds, the Berlin-based national music export office. Rosita Kuerbis is the new managing director of German Sounds, the Berlin-based national music export office. Kuerbis, until recently proje ...

  14. Changes At UMGI's Int'l Marketing Unit

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Frahm, Ballin, Hole take new roles. The U.S. repertoire division of Universal Music Group International’s marketing department in London is undergoing a revamp. Andrea Frahm has been appointed international marketing manager for Island Def Jam, wi ...

  15. Groenemeyer Opens Brit Music Week In Berlin

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT German superstar Herbert Groenemeyer today (May 19) opened proceedings at the inaugural British Music Week in Berlin. German superstar Herbert Groenemeyer today (May 19) opened proceedings at the inaugural British Music Week in Berlin. Speaking at ...

  16. Chili Peppers Heat Up Euro Chart

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers scores its fourth consecutive No. 1 album on European Top 100 Albums, as "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) gives the band another winning start across the region by climbing 64-1 Red Hot Chili Peppers scores its fou ...

  17. Chili Peppers Heat Up Euro Chart

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers scores its fourth consecutive No. 1 album on European Top 100 Albums, as "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) gives the band another winning start across the region by climbing 64-1 Red Hot Chili Peppers scores its fou ...

  18. Chili Peppers, Gnarls Barkley Lead U.K. Charts

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Peppers scored their third U.K. No. 1 album. In a twin killing on the new British sales charts for Warner Bros., the Red Hot Chili Peppers scored their third U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (May 14) as "Stadium Arcadium" debuted at the peak, ...

  19. AEG, O2 To Launch Berlin Arena

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Anschutz Entertainment Group, the U.S. entertainment and music promotion giant, has joined forces with O2 Germany, the Munich-based wireless telecommunications group, to build a new multi-purpose venu Anschutz Entertainment Group, the U.S. enterta ...

  20. AEG, O2 To Launch Berlin Arena

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ,000 capacity venue to open in 2008. Anschutz Entertainment Group, the U.S. entertainment and music promotion giant, has joined forces with O2 Germany, the Munich-based wireless telecommunications group, to build a new multi-purpose venue in Ber ...

  21. Pink Stays At No. 1 In Europe

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As Pink's "I'm Not Dead" (Laface/Arista) starts a third week at the European Top 100 Albums summit, Eurochart Hot 100 Singles welcomes a new No. 1 in the form of Rihanna's "S.O.S. (Rescue Me)" (SRP/De As Pink ...

  22. Pink Stays At No. 1 In Europe

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As Pink's "I'm Not Dead" (Laface/Arista) starts a third week at the European Top 100 Albums summit, Eurochart Hot 100 Singles welcomes a new No. 1 in the form of Rihanna's "S.O.S. (Rescue Me)" (SRP/De As Pink ...

  23. Kyllo To Set Up U.K. Zebralution Office

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT James Kyllo, GM of the Assn. of Independent Music's new media arm, has been hired to set up the U.K. office for digital distributor Zebralution. Kyllo, who joined the U.K. indie labels trade body as G James Kyllo, GM of the Assn. of Independe ...

  24. Gebhardt Joins B2B Tech Firm

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT German veteran industry executive Gerd Gebhardt has been appointed to the supervisory board of European B2B digital-music service 24-7 MusicShop. German veteran industry executive Gerd Gebhardt has been appointed to the supervisory board of Europe ...

  25. Orchard Pacts With Warner/Chappell On Ringtones

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST London office expands with exec appointments. Digital music distributor the Orchard has inked a deal with Warner/Chappell Music to sell ringback tones and master ringtones in the U.S. Under terms of the non-exclusive agreement, certain songs from ...

  26. Cost Cutting Improves Bertelsmann's Music Profits

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Cost cutting at Sony BMG helped improve Bertelsmann's music profits in 2005, but the media giant's music sales for the year were dragged down by softness in the overall music market. Cost cutting at Sony BMG helped improve Bertelsmann’s ...

  27. Wir Sind Helden Win Echos Double

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Coldplay, Williams also take home honors. German-language act Wir Sind Helden won the group national rock/pop category at the 15th annual Echo Awards, held last night (March 12) at Berlin's Estrel Convention Center. Also on the night, Patrick ...

  28. Wir Sind Helden Win Echos Double

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST German-language act Wir Sind Helden won the group national rock/pop category at the 15th annual Echo Awards, held last night (March 12) at Berlin's Estrel Convention Center. German-language act Wir Sind Helden won the group national rock/pop ...

  29. Germanys Echos To Pay Tribute To Geldof

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bob Geldof will be honored this Sunday (March 12) with a special achievement accolade at the German industry’s annual Echo Awards in Berlin. Bob Geldof will be honored this Sunday (March 12) with a special achievement accolade at the German indust ...

  30. Germany's Echos To Pay Tribute To Geldof

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bob Geldof will be honored this Sunday (March 12) with a special achievement accolade at the German industry's annual Echo Awards in Berlin. Bob Geldof will be honored this Sunday (March 12) with a special achievement accolade at the German i ...

  31. Germany's Jamba Preps Download Service

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST German mobile entertainment company Jamba is expected on Thursday (March 9) to unveil its anticipated music portal at the Cebit electronics trade fair in Hannover. German mobile entertainment company Jamba is expected on Thursday (March 9) to unve ...

  32. Germany's Jamba Preps Download Service

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST German mobile entertainment company Jamba is expected on Thursday (March 9) to unveil its anticipated music portal at the Cebit electronics trade fair in Hannover. German mobile entertainment company Jamba is expected on Thursday (March 9) to unve ...

  33. Brit Biz Launches Music Event In Berlin

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST The U.K.'s trade body the British Phonographic Industry is to launch a week-long promotional event in Berlin under the banner "British Music Week." Held May 19-26, it is part of an industry effort to The U.K.'s trade body the B ...

  34. Tokio Hotel Checks In With 4 Echo Nods

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Gala held March 12 in Berlin. Gala held March 12 in Berlin. News ...

  35. Tokio Hotel Checks In With 4 Echo Nods

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST With four nominations, German-language pop band Tokio Hotel are the frontrunners for this year's Echo Awards, to be held March 12 at the Estrel Convention Center in Berlin. With four nominations, German-language pop band Tokio Hotel are the f ...

  36. Tokio Hotel Checks In With 4 Echo Nods

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST With four nominations, German-language pop band Tokio Hotel are the frontrunners for this year's Echo Awards, to be held March 12 at the Estrel Convention Center in Berlin. With four nominations, German-language pop band Tokio Hotel are the f ...

  37. Berlin To Revive Love Parade

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Berlin's Love Parade will go ahead this summer after a two-year break. The dance music street festival will take place on July 15, less than a week after the German capital hosts the final of the socc Berlin's Love Parade will go ahead t ...

  38. Berlin To Revive Love Parade

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Berlin's Love Parade will go ahead this summer after a two-year break. The dance music street festival will take place on July 15, less than a week after the German capital hosts the final of the socc Berlin's Love Parade will go ahead t ...

  39. Schmidt-Holtz Appointed Sony BMG CEO

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST As anticipated, Bertelsmann confirmed today (Feb. 10) the appointment of Rolf Schmidt-Holtz as the new chief executive officer of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, effective immediately. As anticipated, Bertelsmann confirmed today (Feb. 10) the appoin ...

  40. Stein Emerges As CEO Of German Production Firm

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former BMG Germany/Switzerland/Austria president and CEO Thomas Stein is joining Jack White Productions AG as CEO, with effect from March 1. The independent Berlin-based music production firm was foun Former BMG Germany/Switzerland/Austria preside ...

  41. Stein Emerges As CEO Of German Production Firm

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former BMG Germany/Switzerland/Austria president and CEO Thomas Stein is joining Jack White Productions AG as CEO, with effect from March 1. The independent Berlin-based music production firm was foun Former BMG Germany/Switzerland/Austria preside ...

  42. Germany's Jamba To Deliver Downloads

    December 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Leading German mobile entertainment firm Jamba is planning to launch its own music download business in the first quarter of 2006. Sources say the service will go live at the end of March, with downlo Leading German mobile entertainment firm Jamba ...

  43. Universal Germany Buys Stake In Net Mobile

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Berlin-based Universal Music Germany has acquired a 10% stake in German mobile telecommunications firm Net Mobile. Berlin-based Universal Music Germany has acquired a 10% stake in German mobile telecommunications firm Net Mobile. In a statement, F ...

  44. Universal Germany Buys Stake In Net Mobile

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Berlin-based Universal Music Germany has acquired a 10% stake in German mobile telecommunications firm Net Mobile. Berlin-based Universal Music Germany has acquired a 10% stake in German mobile telecommunications firm Net Mobile. In a statement, F ...

  45. Samwer Bros Split Jamba

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Marc and Oliver Samwer, the brothers who launched German mobile entertainment company Jamba, have exited the firm. Marc and Oliver Samwer, the brothers who launched German mobile entertainment company Jamba, have exited the firm. According to Jamb ...

  46. Echo Awards 2006 Set For March 12

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Berlin's Estrel Convention Center will host the 15th annual German Echo Awards on March 12, 2006. Berlin's Estrel Convention Center will host the 15th annual German Echo Awards on March 12, 2006. German Phonographic Academy has organized ...

  47. Robbie Takes 'Care' To Stay At Euro Chart Peak

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams begins a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with his sixth solo studio set "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis). Of the eight markets in which it debuted at the top last week, "Ca Robbie Williams begins a second ...

  48. Robbie Takes 'Care' To Stay At Euro Chart Peak

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams begins a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with his sixth solo studio set "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis). Of the eight markets in which it debuted at the top last week, "Ca Robbie Williams begins a second ...

  49. Germany's VUT Splits With IFPI

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The German association of independent labels, publishers and producers -- VUT -- is splitting the German branch of the labels' group IFPI, VUT chairman Peter James said Nov. 1. HAMBURG, Germany -- The German association of independent labels, ...

  50. Live 8 DVDs Poised For Record Sales

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST -DVD box-set released on Nov. 7. EMI Music is preparing for the launch of what is expected to become the biggest selling music DVD of all time. The 4-DVD Live 8 box-set is to be released on Nov. 7 in the world, except for the U.S. where it comes ...

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