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  1. Germany's DEAG Appoints Mielke CFO/COO

    June 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Wingolf Mielke has been appointed CFO/COO of Berlin-based concert promoter DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (DEAG), with effect from June 22. Wingolf Mielke has been appointed CFO/COO of Berlin-based concert promoter DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG ( ...

  2. Impala Backs EC's Objections To Sony-BMG Merger

    June 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European independent labels association Impala today welcomed the European Commission's initial objections to the planned merger between Sony and BMG. In a statement, the Brussels-based trade group sa European independent labels association I ...

  3. Impala Backs EC's Objections To Sony-BMG Merger

    June 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European independent labels association Impala today welcomed the European Commission's initial objections to the planned merger between Sony and BMG. In a statement, the Brussels-based trade group sa European independent labels association I ...

  4. Uni Germany Dumps Copy-Protected CDs

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Germany has removed copy-protection technology from all national CD releases, Billboard.biz has learned. The move means that releases by top local acts such as Jeanette, Die Ärzte Universal Music Germany has removed copy-p ...

  5. Love Parade Will Miss Berlin in 2004

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The annual Love Parade will skip Berlin this year after organizers failed to raise the necessary funds. This year's street party was scheduled to take place in the German capital on July 10. The annual Love Parade will skip Berlin this year a ...

  6. Love Parade Will Miss Berlin in 2004

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The annual Love Parade will skip Berlin this year after organizers failed to raise the necessary funds. This year's street party was scheduled to take place in the German capital on July 10. The annual Love Parade will skip Berlin this year a ...

  7. 'Anastacia' Continues Euro Chart Supremacy

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As it continues to outsell all competition in Germany, Holland, Belgium, Austria and Switzerland, Anastacia's self-titled Epic set snags a fifth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. It's also up As it continues to outsell all compet ...

  8. 'Anastacia' Continues Euro Chart Supremacy

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As it continues to outsell all competition in Germany, Holland, Belgium, Austria and Switzerland, Anastacia's self-titled Epic set snags a fifth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. It's also up As it continues to outsell all compet ...

  9. V2 To Restructure International Group

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Richard Branson's London-based independent record group V2 is undertaking an international restructuring. A spokesperson confirms a "small number" of international job losses will result. Richard Branson's London-based independ ...

  10. MTV Central Europe Comes To Berlin

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Berlin is poised to strengthen its role in the German music industry with the arrival this week of new headquarters for MTV Central Europe. Berlin is poised to strengthen its role in the German music industry with the arrival this week of new head ...

  11. Antippas Moves Up Universal Ladder

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Germany's interim president Vico Antippas will move to London at the beginning of 2005, Billboard.biz has learned. Universal Music Germany's interim president Vico Antippas will move to London at the beginning of 2005, Bi ...

  12. EMI To Shed 60 Jobs In Germany

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Germany will close its Virgin office in Munich in the next few weeks. EMI confirmed on Tuesday that a total of 60 jobs would be lost in Germany as a result of its restructuring activities, i EMI Music Germany will close its Virgin office ...

  13. EMI To Shed 60 Jobs In Germany

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Germany will close its Virgin office in Munich in the next few weeks. EMI confirmed on Tuesday that a total of 60 jobs would be lost in Germany as a result of its restructuring activities, i EMI Music Germany will close its Virgin office ...

  14. Sanctuary Names Stroebele Continental Europe Prez

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sanctuary Records Group (SRG) has named former Sony Music Europe executive Frank Stroebele to a new role overseeing continental European operations. Sanctuary Records Group (SRG) has named former Sony Music Europe executive Frank Stroebele to a ne ...

  15. Sanctuary Names Stroebele Continental Europe Prez

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sanctuary Records Group (SRG) has named former Sony Music Europe executive Frank Stroebele to a new role overseeing continental European operations. Sanctuary Records Group (SRG) has named former Sony Music Europe executive Frank Stroebele to a ne ...

  16. George Michael Holds Atop European Album Chart

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST George Michael begins a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Patience" (Aegean/Sony Music). Although the set falls from the top spot in the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy, it is bo George Michael begins a second week ...

  17. George Michael Holds Atop European Album Chart

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST George Michael begins a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Patience" (Aegean/Sony Music). Although the set falls from the top spot in the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy, it is bo George Michael begins a second week ...

  18. Warner Music Germany Losing 100 Jobs

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Germany is facing up to 100 job losses, sources say. The Hamburg-based affiliate's president Bernd Dopp is understood to have announced the layoffs during a staff meeting today (March 31) Warner Music Germany is facing up to 100 ...

  19. Warner Music Germany Losing 100 Jobs

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Germany is facing up to 100 job losses, sources say. The Hamburg-based affiliate's president Bernd Dopp is understood to have announced the layoffs during a staff meeting today (March 31) Warner Music Germany is facing up to 100 ...

  20. BMG Execs Confident Sony Merger Will Be Approved

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG's management is expressing confidence that anti-trust authorities will approve the company's planned merger with Sony Music. In an interview today (March 30) with Billboard.biz, BMG chairman/CEO R BMG's management is expressing ...

  21. Uni Germany Restructures

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Germany has undergone a major restructuring designed to give a boost to local talent. At the heart of the revamp is the creation of separate units for domestic and international repert Universal Music Germany has undergone a major ...

  22. IFPI Germany Pulls Plug On Meeting With GEMA

    March 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST The dispute between Germany's IFPI affiliate and authors rights society GEMA is escalating. The chairman of the IFPI group, Gerd Gebhardt, today (March 19) canceled a roundtable discussion that had be The dispute between Germany's IFPI a ...

  23. Norah Extends Euro Chart Supremacy

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" (Blue Note/Parlophone) extends its run atop European Top 100 Albums to five weeks. Her sophomore set enjoys a 9-5 climb in Spain and continued sales supremacy in Germany Norah Jones' "Feels L ...

  24. Norah Extends Euro Chart Supremacy

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" (Blue Note/Parlophone) extends its run atop European Top 100 Albums to five weeks. Her sophomore set enjoys a 9-5 climb in Spain and continued sales supremacy in Germany Norah Jones' "Feels L ...

  25. U.S. Officials Warn of Concert Danger

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Embassy in Berlin warned Americans yesterday (March 11) to stay clear of a popular Turkish singer's upcoming concert, saying a hand grenade exploded at a previous show in Hamburg and that loc The U.S. Embassy in Berlin warned America ...

  26. Wir Sind Helden Dominate German Echo Awards

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST With three accolades, German-language pop group Wir sind Helden was the big winner at the national Echo Awards, held Saturday (March 6) in Berlin's International Congress Center (ICC). With three accolades, German-language pop group Wir sind ...

  27. Wir Sind Helden Dominate German Echo Awards

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST With three accolades, German-language pop group Wir sind Helden was the big winner at the national Echo Awards, held Saturday (March 6) in Berlin's International Congress Center (ICC). With three accolades, German-language pop group Wir sind ...

  28. Wir Sind Helden Dominate German Echo Awards

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST With three accolades, German-language pop group Wir sind Helden was the big winner at the national Echo Awards, held Saturday (March 6) in Berlin's International Congress Center (ICC). With three accolades, German-language pop group Wir sind ...

  29. Barenboim To Quit Chicago Symphony Orchestra

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Conductor Daniel Barenboim yesterday (Feb. 19) revealed that he will step down as music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) after his current deal ends at the conclusion of the 2005-06 se Conductor Daniel Barenboim yesterday (Feb. 19) ...

  30. Catterfeld, Wir sind Helden Lead Echo Nominations

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Yvonne Catterfeld and Wir Sind Helden each earned four nominations for the German recording industry's 2004 Echo Awards, to be held March 6 at Berlin's International Conference Center. Yvonne Catterfeld and Wir Sind Helden each earned fo ...

  31. Three '90s Bowie Albums Set For Reissue

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST David Bowie's last three studio albums of the 1990s will be reissued March 23 by Columbia, Billboard.biz has learned. "Outside" (1995), "Earthling" (1997) and "Hours" (1999) were originally released b David Bowie ...

  32. Renner Out At Uni Germany

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Germany chairman/CEO Tim Renner is to quit the Berlin-based company at the end of January, according to a statement issued this morning. Universal Music Germany chairman/CEO Tim Renner is to quit the Berlin-based company at the end ...

  33. Renner Out At Uni Germany

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Germany chairman/CEO Tim Renner is to quit the Berlin-based company at the end of January, according to a statement issued this morning. Universal Music Germany chairman/CEO Tim Renner is to quit the Berlin-based company at the end ...

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