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  1. RIAA Targets Retailers With Legal Demands

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The RIAA announced today (Feb. 18) that it has sent legal demands to nearly 30 U.S. retail businesses it claims are selling illegal CDs and music DVDs, offering them a chance to settle claims or face The RIAA announced today (Feb. 18) that it has ...

  2. RIAA Targets Retailers With Legal Demands

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The RIAA announced today (Feb. 18) that it has sent legal demands to nearly 30 U.S. retail businesses it claims are selling illegal CDs and music DVDs, offering them a chance to settle claims or face The RIAA announced today (Feb. 18) that it has ...

  3. Man Pleads Innocent In Oscar-Screener Case

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST A man accused of helping to illegally post movies for Oscar screeners on the Internet has pleaded innocent to federal charges. A man accused of helping to illegally post movies for Oscar screeners on the Internet has pleaded innocent to federal ch ...

  4. Man Pleads Innocent In Oscar-Screener Case

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST A man accused of helping to illegally post movies for Oscar screeners on the Internet has pleaded innocent to federal charges. A man accused of helping to illegally post movies for Oscar screeners on the Internet has pleaded innocent to federal ch ...

  5. Jones Tops Chart With Huge Opening Week

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones bows atop The Billboard 200 with the largest opening week in more than two years. The singer's Blue Note album "Feels Like Home" sold an incredible 1.02 million units in the U.S., accordin Norah Jones bows atop The Billb ...

  6. Jones Tops Chart With Huge Opening Week

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones bows atop The Billboard 200 with the largest opening week in more than two years. The singer's Blue Note album "Feels Like Home" sold an incredible 1.02 million units in the U.S., accordin Norah Jones bows atop The Billb ...

  7. Southern Inks Four To Distribution Pacts

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Southern Records in Chicago has signed exclusive distribution agreements with four new labels. Alien8 Recordings in Montreal is an experimental rock/electronic imprint whose acts include Merzbow and A Southern Records in Chicago has signed exclusi ...

  8. Crusty Demons Extreme-Sports Tour To Debut In June

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The debut Crusty Demons tour will play some 20 U.S. arenas this summer beginning in June. The tour, which does not feature live music performances, includes extreme-sports athletes performing to recor The debut Crusty Demons tour will play some 20 ...

  9. Musicland Selects New Warehousing Company

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Musicland Group has chosen Deluxe Media Services to provide warehousing, fulfillment, and returns processing to its 950 stores. Musicland will transition to the new set-up starting in April. The Musicland Group has chosen Deluxe Media Services ...

  10. Twista's Return Hits Hard On Billboard 200

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fueled by hit single "Slow Jamz," Twista's "Kamikaze" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the Chicago-bred rapper his best week ever on the big chart. The Atlantic album sells 312,000 copies in Fueled by hit single ...

  11. Twista's Return Hits Hard On Billboard 200

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fueled by hit single "Slow Jamz," Twista's "Kamikaze" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the Chicago-bred rapper his best week ever on the big chart. The Atlantic album sells 312,000 copies in Fueled by hit single ...

  12. Twista's Return Hits Hard On Billboard 200

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fueled by hit single "Slow Jamz," Twista's "Kamikaze" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the Chicago-bred rapper his best week ever on the big chart. The Atlantic album sells 312,000 copies in Fueled by hit single ...

  13. LifeForce Claims Victory

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Chicago-based Victory Records has signed German hardcore and metal label LifeForce Records to an exclusive North American distribution deal. Chicago-based Victory Records has signed German hardcore and metal label LifeForce Records to an exclusive ...

  14. Carnegie Hall's Robert Harth Dies At 47

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Robert Harth, the executive and artistic director of Carnegie Hall, died of a heart attack Friday (Jan. 30) at his home, an apartment within the annex of the New York concert venue. He was 47. Robert Harth, the executive and artistic director of C ...

  15. Warner Bros., Sony Sue Screener-Sharer

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Carmine Caridi has been sued by Warner Bros. and Sony for copyright infringement. Caridi, whose Oscar screener tapes were allegedly posted on the Internet illegally by Russell Sprague, is being target Carmine Caridi has been sued by Warner Bros. a ...

  16. Warner Bros., Sony Sue Screener-Sharer

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Actor Carmine Caridi has been sued by Warner Bros. and Sony for copyright infringement. Caridi, whose Oscar screener tapes were allegedly posted on the Internet illegally by friend and film buff Russe Actor Carmine Caridi has been sued by Warner B ...

  17. FBI Arrests Video Pirate

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illinois man for allegedly posting films on the Internet without authorization. The man, Russell W. Sprague Sr., is expected to appear in a Chicago federal cour The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illino ...

  18. FBI Arrests Video Pirate

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illinois man for allegedly posting films on the Internet without authorization. The man, Russell W. Sprague Sr., is expected to appear in a Chicago federal cour The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illino ...

  19. FBI Arrests Video Pirate

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illinois man for allegedly posting films on the Internet without authorization. The man, Russell W. Sprague Sr., is expected to appear in a Chicago federal cour The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illino ...

  20. Clear Channel Restructures Music Arm

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has revamped the marketing structure of its music division. Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has revamped the marketing structure of its music division. Led by chief marketing officer Mark Campana--who was first ...

  21. Clear Channel Restructures Music Arm

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has revamped the marketing structure of its music division. Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has revamped the marketing structure of its music division. Led by chief marketing officer Mark Campana--who was first ...

  22. Branch Fronting Virgin Tour

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Michelle Branch will headline the premiere Virgin College MegaTour, a national campus tour scheduled to launch in this spring. Presented by Dentyne Ice & Dentyne Fire under a multi-year sponsorshi Michelle Branch will headline the premiere ...

  23. Koch Distribution Hires VP

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Koch Entertainment Distribution (KED) in Port Washington, N.Y., has beefed up its video distribution side with the hiring of Dan Gurlitz as VP of video. Gurlitz, formerly VP/GM of home video at Wellsp Koch Entertainment Distribution (KED) in Port ...

  24. Fuse Backs A Perfect Circle Trek

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Perfect Circle will hit the road on a U.S. spring tour that will be sponsored by cable music video channel Fuse. Kicking off March 18 in Salt Lake City, the run is expected to last through an April A Perfect Circle will hit the road on a U.S. sp ...

  25. Fuse Backs A Perfect Circle Trek

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Video channel to sponsor U.S. spring tour A Perfect Circle will hit the road on a U.S. spring tour that will be sponsored by cable music video channel Fuse. Kicking off March 18 in Salt Lake City, the run is expected to last through an April 16 co ...

  26. Fuse Backs A Perfect Circle Trek

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Video channel to sponsor spring outing A Perfect Circle will hit the road on a U.S. spring tour that will be sponsored by cable music video channel Fuse. Kicking off March 18 in Salt Lake City, the run is expected to last through an April 16 conce ...

  27. Ticketmaster Names Biz-Development Exec

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST David Goldberg has been appointed to the newly created post of executive VP of strategy and business development at Ticketmaster. He will oversee growth strategies, mergers and acquisitions and public David Goldberg has been appointed to the newly ...

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