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  1. UMG Pulls Music Videos From MTV Over Vevo Dispute

    August 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Fans of Universal Music Group artists visiting MTV.com are finding that the site suddenly no longer has music videos available from most of the label group's artists. According to sources on both sides of the issue, the missing videos are a r ...

  2. @Music & Advertising: 5 Ways Artists Can Gain An Edge With Agencies

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For full coverage of the Music & Advertising Conference 2010, visit Billboard.biz/manyc . Artists looking to grab the attention of ad agencies were given pointers at the “Personal Agency: What Do Agencies Want From Artists?” panel at Billboard ...

  3. Rock Band 3 Is Coming

    March 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Rock Band 3 is coming. MTV Games and its development unit Harmonix hope to buck the trend of falling music game sales with the first non-artist-specific addition to the franchise in two years, expected to be released this holiday season. The compa ...

  4. @Music&Money: Execs Steering Clear Of Sponsorships

    March 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST Perhaps the biggest takeaway from the “With the Brand” panel at Billboard’s Music & Money Symposium is this—sponsorships are over. “We’ve almost completely moved away from the idea of sponsorship, said Hot Topic’s chief music officer John Kirk ...

  5. MySpace Puts Ads 'In Stream'

    February 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST MySpace has quietly begun testing a new "In-Stream" ad unit that appears directly within a user's personal "stream" of friend activities and status updates. The new placement debuted on Feb. 10, with Coke offering fans a f ...

  6. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Universal Motown's Cameo Carlson

    February 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST Name: Cameo Carlson Title: executive VP, Universal Motown Republic Group Panel: Digital Now (Thurs. March 4, 11:40 am - 12:25 pm). More info at Billboardevents.com . Fill in the blank: Money is the... Most challenging part of our business but the ...

  7. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: MTV Gaming Exec Paul DeGooyer

    February 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Name: Paul DeGooyer Title: MTV Network’s senior VP of electronic games and music Panel: Digital Now (Thurs. March 4, 11:40 am - 12:25 pm). More info at Billboardevents.com . At this moment, what most worries you about the music business? What most ...

  8. Twitter Traffic Bounces, Company On Hiring Spree

    February 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Twitter traffic bounced up 8% from December to January, according to new comScore figures released today. The service drew 73.5 million unique visits worldwide last month compared to 65.2 million in December. The uptick follows slow growth - and i ...

  9. Billboard.biz Q&A: Verizon Biz Dev Director Ed Ruth

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Last year, Verizon Wireless shook up the mobile industry by revealing plans to open its network to developers with the intention of launching an application storefront similar to iPhone’s App Store. That effort will soon come to fruition with the ...