Britney Spears

  1. Radio Billboards Removed After Spears Complains

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Radio station billboards that featured unflattering photos of a bald, scowling Britney Spears have been taken down after the pop star's attorneys threatened legal action. In a letter to Clear Channel Communications Inc. dated last Thursday, S ...

  2. K-Fed Branded Search Engine Launches

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In the strangest digital entertainment development in recent memory, Kevin Federline -- the former Mr. Britney Spears -- has launched his own branded search engine in partnership with Web media firm Prodege.com. Powered by Yahoo, the searchwithkev ...

  3. More Mandy

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST On the evening of Jan. 20, amid the riot of networking that is the Sundance Film Festival, a pretty young folk singer named Mandy Moore took to a makeshift stage at a private Park City, Utah, home and performed a set of low-key confessionals for a ...

  4. Riccitelli Upped At Zomba Label Group

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Joe Riccitelli has been named executive VP of pop promotion for the Zomba Label Group. Riccitelli is based in New York and reports to Zomba chairman Barry Weiss. Riccitelli joined Jive Records in January 1999 as senior VP of pop promotion. At Zomb ...

  5. Britney Spears Files For Divorce

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Married dancer/rapper Kevin Federline, 28, in 2004. Britney Spears filed for divorce Tuesday from Kevin Federline, officials said. The Los Angeles County Superior Court filing cites "irreconcilable differences," said court spokeswoman Ka ...

  6. Judge Dismisses Spears' Libel Suit Vs. Us Weekly

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST A California judge has dismissed a libel suit brought by Britney Spears accusing Us Weekly magazine of fabricating a story about a sexually explicit video the pop star and her husband made together. A California judge has dismissed a libel suit br ...

  7. Mariah Carey Developing Beauty Products

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Singer signs deal with Elizabeth Arden. Global beauty products company Elizabeth Arden has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Mariah Carey. The deal includes the development, marketing and distribution of Mariah Carey-branded fragrances. ...

  8. Fenster Named Senior A&R VP At Zomba

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Label vet's previous stints include Arista, IDJ. Jeff Fenster has been named senior VP of A&R for the Zomba Music Group. He reports to Peter Thea, senior VP of ZLG, and is based in New York. Fenster previously worked at Zomba from 1992 th ...

  9. Britney Copyright Auctioned On Ebay

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bids rising for stake of hit song 'Everytime.' A seven percent copyright holder of the Britney Spears song "Everytime" is auctioning the stake in the hit tune to the highest bidder on Ebay. Andrian Adams acquired the copyright ...

  10. Kobalt, Maratone Ink Admin Pact

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Music Group has signed an exclusive worldwide deal to handle copyright administration for Max Martin's hitmaking production and publishing firm Maratone. Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Musi ...

  11. Kobalt, Maratone Ink Admin Pact

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Music Group has signed an exclusive worldwide deal to handle copyright administration for Max Martin's hitmaking production and publishing firm Maratone. Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Musi ...

  12. Indiana Songwriter Sues Spears Over Copyright

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An Indiana songwriter is suing singer Britney Spears for copyright infringement, claiming he wrote the song "Sometimes" 15 years ago. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- An Indiana songwriter is suing singer Britney Spears for copyright infringement, c ...

  13. Britney Spears Sues Insurance Companies

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears is suing eight insurance companies that rejected a $9.8 million claim she filed after injuring her knee during a video shoot last summer. Spears later had to cancel her 2004 summer tour NEW YORK (AP) -- Britney Spears is suing eight ...

  14. Britney Spears Sues Insurance Companies

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer seeks payment after tour was nixed. NEW YORK (AP) -- Britney Spears is suing eight insurance companies that rejected a $9.8 million claim she filed after injuring her knee during a video shoot last summer. Spears later had to cancel her 200 ...

  15. The Beat

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears puts domesticity aside and visits Los Angeles radio station KIIS. Read Melinda Newman's column. Britney Spears puts domesticity aside and visits Los Angeles radio station KIIS. Read Melinda Newman's column. News Melinda Ne ...

  16. The Beat

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears puts domesticity aside and visits Los Angeles radio station KIIS. Read Melinda Newman's column. Britney Spears puts domesticity aside and visits Los Angeles radio station KIIS. Read Melinda Newman's column. News Melinda Ne ...

  17. Britney, Rudolph Sever Ties

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After nine years together, Britney Spears and her manager, Larry Rudolph, have terminated their business relationship by mutual consent. After nine years together, Britney Spears and her manager, Larry Rudolph, have terminated their business relat ...

  18. Britney Spears

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For all the extraordinary songs that R. Kelly has written, it's surprising that Britney got such a dud. For all the extraordinary songs that R. Kelly has written, it's surprising that Britney got such a dud. News R. Kelly ...

  19. Bowie Leads Mid-Year Touring Grosses

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie's A Reality tour was the top-grossing trek for the first half of 2004, according to numbers reported to Billboard Boxscore. The veteran artist grossed $45.4 million from 82 shows that drew David Bowie's A Reality tour was the ...

  20. Beasties' 'Boroughs' Claims Euro Chart Peak

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Beastie Boys' "To the 5 Boroughs" (Capitol) is the new No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. Its debuts at No. 2 in the United Kingdom and No. 3 in Germany are sufficient to wrest the top overall spot The Beastie Boys' "To ...

  21. Beasties' 'Boroughs' Claims Euro Chart Peak

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rap icons unseat Avril Lavigne. The Beastie Boys' "To the 5 Boroughs" (Capitol) is the new No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. Its debuts at No. 2 in the United Kingdom and No. 3 in Germany are sufficient to wrest the top overall spot ...

  22. Beasties' 'Boroughs' Claims Euro Chart Peak

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Beastie Boys' "To the 5 Boroughs" (Capitol) is the new No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. Its debuts at No. 2 in the United Kingdom and No. 3 in Germany are sufficient to wrest the top overall spot The Beastie Boys' "To ...

  23. Injured Britney Cancels Onyx Hotel Tour

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Summer dates were to begin June 22. Britney Spears has pulled the plug on the summer leg of her Onyx Hotel tour after she injured herself last week in a fall on the set of her video shoot for "Outrageous." Spears underwent arthroscopic k ...

  24. China Places Conditions on Britney Tour

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT China to Britney: Come perform but leave the revealing outfits at home. Britney Spears' first China tour has been approved by the Culture Ministry, but they want to know what she's wearing before she China to Britney: Come perform but le ...

  25. Britney Merchandising Hitting High Marks

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears is generating strong merchandise sales on her current Onyx Hotel tour, with the spring North American leg taking her career total to more than $30 million, according to Signatures Netwo Britney Spears is generating strong merchandis ...

  26. Britney Merchandising Hitting High Marks

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears is generating strong merchandise sales on her current Onyx Hotel tour, with the spring North American leg taking her career total to more than $30 million, according to Signatures Netwo Britney Spears is generating strong merchandis ...

  27. Britney Slapped With $10M Trademark Suit

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A San Diego clothing manufacturer is suing Britney Spears for $10 million, claiming her use of the phrase "In the Zone" infringes its trademarks. NEW YORK--A San Diego clothing manufacturer is suing Britney Spears for $10 million, claimi ...

  28. Britney Hit With Suit Over 'In The Zone' Title

    April 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clothing maker seeks to enforce copyright. A San Diego clothing manufacturer is suing Britney Spears for $10 million, claiming her use of the phrase "In the Zone" infringes its trademarks. In the suit, filed Feb. 17 in the U.S. District ...

  29. Britney Eyes Reality Series

    April 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Is broadcast television ready for Britney Spears? Representatives for the pop princess are shopping a reality series featuring backstage footage of her life on tour, according to sources. Is broadcast television ready for Britney Spears? Represent ...

  30. Sprint, BMG Ink Master-Tones Deal

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Britney, Pink, Strokes among acts contributing music. Britney, Pink, Strokes among acts contributing music. News ...

  31. Sprint, BMG Ink Master-Tones Deal

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG has cut a master-tone ringtone deal with Sprint. Music from BMG acts including Britney Spears, Maroon 5, 3 Days Grace, the Strokes, Kenny Chesney and Pink will be available as ringtones for $2.50 BMG has cut a master-tone ringtone deal with Sp ...

  32. Britney Gets Elizabeth Arden Cosmetic Line

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Branded fragrance, skincare products planned. Beauty products company Elizabeth Arden has signed a global licensing deal with pop star Britney Spears, with a plan to develop and market a Spears-branded line of fragrance, skincare and color cosmeti ...

  33. Norah Holds 1-2 Punch On Euro Album Chart

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Britney's "Toxic" claims singles Eurochart peak. Britney's "Toxic" claims singles Eurochart peak. News ...

  34. Spears Gets DVD-Audio Makeover

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears' "In the Zone" (Jive) is expected to be released in the DVD-Audio (DVD-A) format this spring, according to BMG senior director of new technology Kevin Clement. "In the Zone" is currentl Britney Spears' ...

  35. On The Road

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV has rolled out its first global tour sponsorship in the MTV Presents Britney Spears Onyx Hotel Tour 2004, which begins March 2 at the San Diego Sports Arena. MTV has rolled out its first global tour sponsorship in the MTV Presents Britney Spea ...

  36. MTV, Britney Link For Network's First Global Tour Deal

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV is embarking on its first global tour sponsorship, for the spring outing by Britney Spears, Billboard.biz has learned. The MTV Presents Britney Spears Onyx Hotel Tour 2004 begins March 2 at the Sa MTV is embarking on its first global tour spon ...

  37. Altnet In AIDS Benefit Pact

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Altnet -- the commercial download service that runs on top of peer-to-peer networks, including KaZaA and Grokster -- is selling tracks from John Lennon, Paul Simon, Britney Spears and others thanks to Altnet -- the commercial download service that ...

  38. Altnet In AIDS Benefit Pact

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Altnet -- the commercial download service that runs on top of peer-to-peer networks, including KaZaA and Grokster -- is selling tracks from John Lennon, Paul Simon, Britney Spears and others thanks to Altnet -- the commercial download service that ...

  39. Sweet New Deal For Dolce

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dance diva Dolce has signed with Baltimore-based Act 2 Records. Dance diva Dolce has signed with Baltimore-based Act 2 Records in a deal for two singles with an album option. The first single, "Feel Good," due Feb. 17, was produced by Or ...

  40. Britney, Jive In New LidRock Promotion

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jive has teamed with Atlanta-based marketing firm LidRock to distribute 1 million promotional Britney Spears CD-ROMs at 900 Sbarro Italian Eateries in the U.S. Jive has teamed with Atlanta-based marketing firm LidRock to distribute 1 million promo ...

  41. Britney, Jive In New LidRock Promotion

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jive has teamed with Atlanta-based marketing firm LidRock to distribute 1 million promotional Britney Spears CD-ROMs at 900 Sbarro Italian Eateries in the U.S. Jive has teamed with Atlanta-based marketing firm LidRock to distribute 1 million promo ...

  42. Britney In Her 'Zone' Atop Billboard 200

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST The fourth album from Britney Spears gives the media darling her fourth No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200. "In the Zone" sells 609,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, leading three The fourth album from Britney Spears ...

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