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  1. From the Billboard Archives 2/15/64: Beatlemania Sweeps the Nation

    February 10, 2014 4:41 PM EST Six days after the Beatles' defining performance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on February 9, 1964, Billboard was on red alert for all things Beatlemania, publishing its February 15th issue with no less than six stories on the fully eng ...

  2. 50 Years Ago Today: Beatles Make First Billboard Hot 100 Appearance

    January 18, 2014 9:00 AM EST Fifty years ago today (Jan. 18), the Beatles appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the first time.   The band's breakthrough -- and ultimately, pop culture-redefining -- first U.S smash "I Want to Hold Your Hand" entered t ...

  3. Arcade Fire Bound for Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    October 30, 2013 8:27 PM EDT Arcade Fire is heading for its second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Industry sources suggest the band's new album, "Reflektor," may sell around 135,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, Nov. 3. That sum ...

  4. Jennifer Lopez Signs With RedOne's 2101 Records

    May 08, 2013 6:09 PM EDT After a successful collaboration on 2011’s “On the Floor,” which reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, among other hit tracks from the album Love? , Jennifer Lopez and producer RedOne are reteaming for future business together. Lopez has signe ...

  5. Mike Dungan Leaving Capitol Nashville for Universal

    February 23, 2012 5:54 PM EST Multiple sources tell Billboard.biz that Capitol's President/CEO Mike Dungan - no. 85 on Billboard's recent "Power 100" list -- will soon be moving over to Universal Nashville. Sources close to the deal confirmed the move, and ...

  6. EMI Combining Sync and Licensing Departments

    April 07, 2011 4:07 PM EDT EMI is combining the synchronization and licensing staffs of its North American publishing and record label operations and putting them under one roof. The move helps the company execute a global rights management strategy initiated by Roger Faxon ...

  7. BACKBEAT: Darius Rucker, Keith Urban And More Perform For Capitol's Third Annual Street Party

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Thousands of fans and Nashville taste makers packed Demonbreun Street near Music Row in Nashville on October 13 for the third annual “Capitol Street Party.” PHOTOS: ANN-MARIE HENSLEY The free and open to the public music event offered up performan ...

  8. Poison Sues Label Over Royalties

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Members of the rock band Poison claim their recording label has consistently underpaid royalties to the group throughout their career, according to a lawsuit. The suit, filed yesterday (June 18) against Capitol Records and EMI Music Marketing, say ...

  9. Radiohead Sets U.S. Deal For New Album Release

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST As expected, Radiohead has completed a deal with ATO Records Group for the U.S. release of its new album, "In Rainbows." The album, to be released on the TBD Records imprint, will arrive Jan. 1, one day after being issued in the United K ...

  10. Radiohead Closing In On Deal For 'In Rainbows' CD

    October 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead is closing in on a deal for the physical release of its new album, "In Rainbows," sources tell Billboard.biz A band spokesperson said earlier this week that the album, which will be available for download Oct. 10 via Radiohead. ...

  11. Harbich Steps Down At Capitol Germany

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joachim Harbich, managing director at EMI Music Germany and Austria subsidiary Capitol, has left the Cologne-based company for personal reasons in order to work in Hamburg again. Harbich was appointed in March after being poached from Hamburg-base ...

  12. EMI's Collen Bolsters Angel Label Group

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music U.K. senior VP Mark Collen has unveiled the executive structure for his newly-named Angel Music Group. Collen was appointed on May 1 to oversee the new division, which sits alongside the Cap EMI Music U.K. senior VP Mark Collen has unvei ...

  13. Sony Names Giramonti As Senior VP

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Marketing vet will oversee video/DVD production. Sony Music U.S. has named Piero Giramonti as senior VP of video and DVD production. Giramonti will oversee the creation and production of all music videos, DVDs, electronic press kits and long-form ...

  14. Sony Names Giramonti As Senior VP

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Marketing vet will oversee video/DVD production. Sony Music U.S. has named Piero Giramonti as senior VP of video and DVD production. Giramonti will oversee the creation and production of all music videos, DVDs, electronic press kits and long-form ...