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  1. Italian Artists' Concerns Over Earthquake Funds

    July 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Last year the Italian music industry mobilised to raise money for the victims of the L'Aquila earthquake in the Abruzzo region. Yet prominent artists are now expressing their frustration at the slowness with which the money they raised is rea ...

  2. Sanremo Acts Still Dominate Italian Charts

    March 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Italian album charts continue to be dominated by artists who appeared at this year's Sanremo Festival. Taking the No. 1 spot for the third straight week is Marco Mengoni with the album "Re Matto" (RCA Sony). Mengoni, who last ye ...

  3. Valerio Scanu Wins Controversial Sanremo Festival

    February 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Valerio Scanu (EMI) was the winner of the 60th edition of Italy's flagship Sanremo Festival. The competition concluded chaotically on Saturday (Feb. 20) amid concerns about the voting system. Scanu came first with the song "Per Tutte le ...

  4. Italian Body SCF Inks Commercial TV Deal

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Italian collection society SCF has signed a three-year agreement with Mediaset, the commercial TV company owned and operated by the family of prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. Italian collection society SCF has signed a three-year agreement with M ...