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  1. Matt Ferrigno: 30 Under 30

    July 01, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Matt Ferrigno Director, Strategic Marketing, Island Def Jam Matt Ferrigno, 27, has used savvy promotional tactics and a good ear to rise from manager of strategic marketing to director of strategic marketing after five years at Island Def Jam. Fer ...

  2. Hot 97 Announces 'Summer Jam 2011' Line Up: Lil Wayne, Drake, Chris Brown, Rick Ross and More

    May 02, 2011 5:55 PM EDT The day after headlining Bamboozle (May 2), Lil Wayne is announced as one of the artists to perform at Hot 97's "Summer Jam 2011," presented by Boost Mobile. Aside from Weezy, the line up includes: Drake , Birdman , Young Money , Ch ...

  3. Radio Revenue Down 25% In Q2

    August 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Radio revenue remained stuck on the bottom in second quarter, leading industry pundits to declare that the low point had been reached. Local and national advertising was down 25 percent to $3.4 billion in second quarter, according to figures relea ...

  4. Music Choice Debuts On-Demand Series

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Expanding its video-on-demand (VOD) offerings, multiplatform music network Music Choice kicks off a new series of thematic, episodic programming in April with the original four-part series, "Who Runs Hip-Hop?" Each "VOD-isode" ...

  5. Ludacris, Busta Rhymes On Board For Volunteer Concert

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ludacris, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Busta Rhymes and Angels & Airwaves will perform at this year's Boost Mobile RockCorps (BMRC) concert. The event will take place October 6 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The only way to get ...

  6. Boost Mobile Ramps Up New Anthem 2.0 Campaign

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Boost Mobile has enlisted Island Urban president and songwriter/producer Jermaine Dupri, Def Jam rapper Young Jeezy and Interscope rap/rock newcomer Mickey Avalon for the second installment of its Anthem campaign. Shot this week in Los Angeles by ...

  7. Rodgers Turns To Video Games Biz

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Legendary U.S. producer Nile Rodgers says he has turned to video-games music because royalties from traditional CD sales are drying up. Legendary U.S. producer Nile Rodgers says he has turned to video-games music because royalties from traditional ...

  8. Rodgers Turns To Video Games Biz

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Producers line-up for London conference. Legendary U.S. producer Nile Rodgers says he has turned to video-games music because royalties from traditional CD sales are drying up. Speaking to Billboard.biz at Production Magic, a music-industry confer ...

  9. UMG Bringing 'Alert Tones' To U.S.

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group is poised to introduce a new mobile music product in the U.S. called "alert tones," sources say. Alert tones are brief snippets of a song that users can select to play when they Universal Music Group is poised to in ...

  10. Boost Mobile Launches Ringback Tone Service

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Service similar to offerings from T-Mobile, Verizon. Boost Mobile, a wireless operator subsidiary of Sprint-Nextel focused on the youth market, has launched a ringback tone service called Boost Call Tones. Like other ringback tone offerings from T ...

  11. Amp'd Mobile Raises $67 Million In Funding

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group among the investors. Amp'd Mobile said on it raised about $60 million in funding from investors including Vivendi's Universal Music Group and three venture capital funds to set up a U.S. mobile telephone service. Pr ...

  12. Zingy Inks Kanye, Aaliyah Ringtone Deals

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mobile content provider Zingy has struck exclusive licensing agreements with Kanye West and the estate of Aaliyah to offer unique ringtones, wallpaper images and other content to mobile phones. Mobile content provider Zingy has struck exclusive li ...

  13. BlingTones Inks Producers For Original Ringtones

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mobile content provider BlingTones has launched a wireless-only "label" for the creation of custom ringtones. Mobile content provider BlingTones has launched a wireless-only "label" for the creation of custom ringtones. The com ...

  14. Rhythm & Blues

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Signaling the potential of the fast-growing ringtones market, Boost Mobile has raised more than $20,000 for three youth organizations through sales of its "Anthem" master ringtone. Read Gail Mitchell' Signaling the potential of the ...