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  1. NARM Coverage: WMG Wins Big At NARM Awards

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT For the first time, an online merchant won a retailer of the year award, while the Warner Music Group picked up three awards; and Twist & Shout and Electric Fetus kept their streaks alive winning in their categories respectively, for the seven ...

  2. NARM Awards Nominees Revealed

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards, includes 14 first-time selections, according to NARM president Jim Donio. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention ...

  3. Golden Globe Noms Revealed, Santaolalla Gets Nod

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Oscar-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla received a Golden Globe nomination today (Dec. 14) for best original score for the film "Babel." The Argentine songwriter and producer won a best original song Golden Globe last year for "A ...

  4. Concord Names Bender Senior VP

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Most previously with UMG. Concord Music Group (CMG) has named Jonathan Bender senior VP of operations and digital media. Bender reports to Gene Rumsey, GM of CMG, and is based in Beverly Hills, Calif. In this newly created role Bender will oversee ...

  5. CAA To Open U.K. Music Office

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Emma Banks, Mike Greek join as agents. Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in Beverly Hills, Calif., revealed today (Sept. 29) that former Helter Skelter agents Emma Banks and Mike Greek will join the company, effective Oct. 2. The agents will be based ...

  6. ASCAP Honors 50 Cent, Dupri

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Cent and Jermaine Dupri were named songwriters of the year at the 19th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, held tonight (June 26) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. This 50 Cent and Jermaine Dupri were named songw ...

  7. NARM Noms Revealed

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Annual convention set for Aug. 2-5. The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has revealed the nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention, Aug. 2-5 in Kissimm ...

  8. Publishers File Suit Against Digital Services

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple, Napster, RealNetworks among those named. A small group of independent music publishers filed a class action lawsuit May 16 against major online music services for failing to secure licenses to sell downloads. The copyright infringement suit ...

  9. ASCAP Honors Composer Mark Isham

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mark Isham was presented the prestigious Henry Mancini Award at ASCAP's 21st annual Film and Television Music Awards gala held Tuesday, April 11, 2006 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Cal Mark Isham was presented the prestigious ...

  10. Daddy Yankee Wins Big At Latin Ascap Awards

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Takes honors for songwriter, Latin song of year. Reggaetón’s rule over the Latin airwaves was ratified March 7 at the El Premio Ascap Latin Music Awards, with Daddy Yankee taking home honors for songwriter of the year and his song “Lo Que Pasó Pas ...

  11. Sly Stone Emerges At Grammy Awards

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST First major public appearance since 1993. Music legend Sly Stone made his first major public appearance since his 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night (Feb. 8) at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Sly & the Family Ston ...

  12. CAA Ups Music Agents

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Essig, Huie and Rose expand responsibilities. Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has given new responsibilities to three well-known music department agents, effective immediately. Rod Essig and John Huie will now oversee the company's Nashville of ...

  13. EMI Named Publisher Of The Year At ASCAP Awards

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Outkast's 'Hey Ya' grabs top song honors. EMI Music Publishing took home the coveted publisher of the year title at the 22nd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, held May 16 at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. It marked t ...

  14. Bronfman Urges Lawyers To Be Creative

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Edgar Bronfman, Jr., Warner Music Group chairman/CEO, presented the keynote speech at the Grammy Foundation's seventh annual Entertainment Law Initiative luncheon and scholarship presentation Feb. 11 Edgar Bronfman, Jr., Warner Music Group ch ...

  15. Behind the Deal: Law Students Win Grammy Foundation Scholarships

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Grammy Foundation's seventh annual Entertainment Law Initiative (ELI) luncheon and scholarship presentation was held on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gathering at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Ho The Grammy Foundation's seventh annu ...

  16. Jagger, Stewart, Shore Take Home Musical Globes

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart and Howard Shore won in the musical categories at the 62nd annual Golden Globes awards, held Sunday (Jan. 16) at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., and broadcast li Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart and Howard Shore won ...

  17. WMA Revamp Hits Music Dep't

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The William Morris Agency has undergone a major management restructuring. Three of its top executives -- including Richard Rosenberg, executive VP/worldwide head of personal appearances for the music The William Morris Agency has undergone a major ...

  18. WMA Revamp Hits Music Dep't

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST The William Morris Agency has undergone a major management restructuring. Three of its top executives -- including Richard Rosenberg, executive VP/worldwide head of personal appearances for the music The William Morris Agency has undergone a major ...

  19. Artie Mogull Dead At 77

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Longtime music executive Artie Mogull died Thursday (Nov. 25) of heart failure at his Beverly Hills, Calif., home. He was 77. Longtime music executive Artie Mogull died Thursday (Nov. 25) of heart failure at his Beverly Hills, Calif., home. He was ...

  20. Concord Names Promo Exec

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Concord Records has named David Morrell to the newly created position of VP of promotions. Morrell is based out of the company's headquarters in Beverly Hills, Calif., and reports to Concord GM Gene R Concord Records has named David Morrell t ...

  21. McDonald's Lovin' Destiny's Child

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT McDonald's has enlisted Destiny's Child as a global partner in the ongoing "I'm Lovin' It" marketing campaign. A key component of the multimedia partnership will be the sponsorship of the R&B trio McDonald ...

  22. The Elvis Detective: Jorgensen Preserves Legacy

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The year was 1999. Ernst Mikael Jorgensen sat nervously in the lobby of the Hotel Nikko in Beverly Hills, Calif. A man who grew up reading detective novels in his native Denmark, he was about to exper The year was 1999. Ernst Mikael Jorgensen sat ...

  23. Mason Becomes Of Counsel To Goldring, Hertz & Lichtenstein

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT John Mason has become Of Counsel to the entertainment law firm of Goldring, Hertz & Lichtenstein. John Mason has become Of Counsel to the entertainment law firm of Goldring, Hertz & Lichtenstein . The Beverly Hills, Calif.-based firm w ...

  24. Music Biz Ponders Sony BMG Structure After EC OKs Merger

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Now that the European Commission on July 19 cleared the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, approval by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is the final hurdle before the deal's completion. <br clear Music Biz Ponders Sony BMG Structure A ...

  25. Film/TV Composer Goldsmith Dies

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Award-winning film and TV composer Jerry Goldsmith died yesterday (July 21) of cancer in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 75. Goldsmith's long and distinguished career included a best original score Acade Award-winning film and TV composer Jerry ...

  26. Jim Swindel Heads To Gibson

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Instrument maker hires vet as exec VP. Veteran music industry and entertainment executive Jim Swindel has joined Gibson Guitar Corp. as executive VP, entertainment relations. For Gibson, which manufactures musical instruments bearing the Gibson, E ...

  27. Downloaders Going After More Film, Music Videos

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ipsos-Insight study points to shift in focus. Beneath the media blitz surrounding piracy in the digital-music marketplace, American downloaders are increasingly turning their digital-consumption sights toward motion pictures. According to new figu ...

  28. Downloaders Going After More Film, Music Videos

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Beneath the media blitz surrounding piracy in the digital-music marketplace, American downloaders are increasingly turning their digital-consumption sights toward motion pictures. Beneath the media blitz surrounding piracy in the digital-music mar ...

  29. Rockumentary Spurs Legal War

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A wrangle over "MC5: A True Testimonial," a documentary about the legendary '60s Detroit rock band, has led one of the group's members to block the film's theatrical and DVD release. Kick out the writs. A wrangle over &quo ...

  30. Indecency Fines Set To Escalate

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT WASHINGTON--Word on the Hill is that indecency fines are set to shoot through the roof soon. With public grousing and election-year politicking guiding Federal Communications Commission thinking, the Immediatek To Buy DiscLive Clear Channel Trial ...

  31. ASCAP Sets Date For Rhythm & Soul Awards

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST ASCAP's 17th annual Rhythm &amp; Soul Music Awards will take place June 28 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The ceremony honors the songwriters and publishers of the top ASCAP son ASCAP's 17th annual Rhythm & ...

  32. ASCAP Taps Shore For Lifetime Honor

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST ASCAP has named Howard Shore as the latest recipient of the Henry Mancini Award for Lifetime Achievement. ASCAP has named Howard Shore as the latest recipient of the Henry Mancini Award for Lifetime Achievement. The award, which honors Shore' ...

  33. Sony Campaign To Push Legal Downloads At Schools

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Andrew Lack debuted a new program aimed to stem the tide of illegal downloading on college campuses during the Entertainment Law Initiative luncheon on Friday (Fe Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Andrew L ...

  34. Brauner, Tirado Join CAA In New York

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Creative Artists Agency's music division now has a New York presence. Joe Brauner and Mario Tirado, both most recently of Monterey Peninsula Artists in the city, have shifted to CAA as agents. They br Creative Artists Agency's music divi ...

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