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  1. The Band's Levon Helm Loses BBDO Lawsuit Over 'The Weight' Cellphone Ad

    March 02, 2012 8:45 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) -- A Manhattan court says Levon Helm long ago signed away rights that let an advertising agency use the song "The Weight" in a cell phone commercia l. The Band's former drummer and singer sued ad agency BBDO Worldwide ...

  2. Music & Advertising: Breaking Acts Into Spots

    June 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT How little known U.S. acts or international acts are put into commercials was tackled at Thursday's concluding panel at Billboard and Adweek's inaugural Music & Advertising conference in New York. Tips on breaking in? Panelists' ...

  3. Napster Mobile Comes To Ireland

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Napster Mobile has made its debut in the European market via Irish wireless carrier O2 Ireland. The move means O2 Ireland's 1.6 million subscribers will be able for the first time to access Napster's catalog of 3 million full-length song ...

  4. Cingular Unveils Mobile Music Strategy

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST On Nov. 6, Cingular Wireless will become the first U.S. operator to provide mobile access to online digital music services such as Napster, eMusic and Yahoo Music. Unlike rivals Sprint and Verizon Wi On Nov. 6, Cingular Wireless will become the fi ...

  5. Cingular To Partner With Digital Services

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mobile operator Cingular Wireless is about to unveil its mobile music strategy, the details of which are expected tomorrow (Nov. 2). Unlike competitors Sprint and Verizon Wireless, who have built the Mobile operator Cingular Wireless is about to u ...

  6. Cingular Wireless Introduces Ringback Service

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Becomes last major U.S. carrier to do so. Cingular Wireless at long last has introduced a ringback tones service, becoming the last major U.S. wireless carrier to do so. Dubbed Answer Tones, the Cingular service allows subscribers to replace the s ...

  7. Loudeye U.S. Operations Sold To Muze

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal closed for $11 million in cash. Loudeye, which has been openly searching for a buyer since February, has sold its U.S. operations to digital entertainment firm Muze for $11 million in cash. The Seattle-based company will continue to run the U ...

  8. Warner Music, Music Choice, Cingular In Deal

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Terms of pact undisclosed. Music network provider Music Choice said on Tuesday (March 7) it reached a deal with Warner Music Group Corp. to provide Cingular Wireless customers music videos and other content for undisclosed terms. The Music Choice ...

  9. Motorola Unveils iRadio, New Home Products

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Motorola Inc., the world's No. 2 cell-phone maker, on Tuesday (Jan. 3) revealed details of its plans for iRadio, a subscription music service that will go on sale this year. It also unveiled a new hom Motorola Inc., the world's No. 2 cel ...

  10. Cingular Begins 3G Rollout

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST New network launched in 16 cities today. Cingular Wireless switched on its third-generation, broadband wireless network in 16 cities today as the first step of a nationwide rollout expected to continue throughout next year. Such high-speed network ...

  11. Cingular Wireless Unveils Streaming Music Service

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST MobiRadio includes programming from Music Choice. Cingular Wireless has introduced a streaming music service called MobiRadio, the first music service from partner MobiTV. The MobiRadio service includes 40 music channels programmed by Music Choice ...

  12. Cingular, Billboard Team For Wireless Exclusive

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cingular Wireless and Billboard have joined to offer the new Billboard Mobile wireless music application to Cingular subscribers exclusively through Oct. 25. The Billboard Mobile service, created by B Cingular Wireless and Billboard have joined to ...

  13. Musicland To Carry Cingular Music Devices

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Wireless carrier's GoPhone to hit stores in Oct. Musicland Group Inc. and partner Cingular Wireless have launched a pilot program to sell digital and wireless music devices in Musicland retail locations nationwide. Cingular, which recently be ...

  14. Musicland To Carry Cingular Music Devices

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Musicland Group Inc. and partner Cingular Wireless have launched a pilot program to sell digital and wireless music devices in Musicland retail locations nationwide. Musicland Group Inc. and partner Cingular Wireless have launched a pilot program ...

  15. Apple Unveils New iPod-Cellphone

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday (Sept. 7) unveiled a cellphone that plays music like an iPod and a pencil-thin "iPod Nano," both aimed at extending its domination of the digital music market. Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday (Sept. 7) u ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. New Coldplay Album Leaked To P2P

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S., U.K. release scheduled for June 7. Almost a week before its scheduled U.S. and U.K. release dates, the new Coldplay album, "X&Y," has been leaked to online P2P file trading sites. The album had been sent to various radio statio ...

  18. Joss Stone Teams With The Gap

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Joss Stone's cover of the Ray Charles/Etta James-popularized "The Right Time" will be the featured music in the upcoming Gap marketing campaign. Joss Stone's cover of the Ray Charles/Etta James-popularized "The Right Time& ...

  19. Coldplay Single To Debut As Ringtone

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay is releasing the first track from its Capitol album "X&Y" as a 30-second master ringtone a full week before the entire song can be heard on the radio. Coldplay is releasing the first track from its Capitol album "X& ...

  20. Vans Warped Tour Lineup Grows

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Senses Fail, Something Corporate, more join bill. Senses Fail, Dropkick Murphys, Something Corporate and Atreyu have joined the lineup for the 11th annual Vans Warped tour. They join previously announced performers the Offspring, the Transplants a ...

  21. DMI Inks Distrib, Subpub Deals

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Digital label links with Loudeye, W/C. Digital label Digital Musicworks International has formed a distribution agreement with Loudeye Corp. and a global subpublishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music. The move will expand the distribution of DMI&# ...

  22. FCC Conditionally Approves Cingular-AT&T Wireless Deal

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Federal Communications Commission gave its approval Oct. 26 to Cingular Wireless' $41 billion acquisition of AT&T Wireless Services Inc., completing the federal regulatory blessing necessary f WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- The Federal ...

  23. Record Year For Vans Warped Tour

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT This year's Vans Warped Tour -- which featured the likes of My Chemical Romance, Bad Religion, Good Charlotte and NOFX -- was the most successful in the event's 10-year history. This year’s Vans Warped Tour -- which featured the likes of ...

  24. Madonna Website To Offer Mobile Content

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Madonna and m-Qube have made it possible for the star's North American fans to download polyphonic ring tones and other licensed mobile content from her official Web site, across most major carriers a Madonna and m-Qube have made it possible ...

  25. Madonna Website To Offer Mobile Content

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Madonna and m-Qube have made it possible for the star's North American fans to download polyphonic ring tones and other licensed mobile content from her official Web site, across most major carriers a Madonna and m-Qube have made it possible ...

  26. Dixie Chicks, Donnas, Alanis On Rock The Vote Bill

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rock the Vote will begin a five-month, 50-city bus tour on June 16 in Los Angeles. The trek will hit a wide range of venues, including college campuses, before wrapping Nov. 2, Election Day. There is Rock the Vote will begin a five-month, 50-city ...

  27. Univision, Agmobile Form Mobile Content Alliance

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Univision Online has partnered with Agmobile, the new-media subsidiary of American Greetings Corp., to form Univision Mobile. The new unit, to be announced today, will provide Spanish-language content Univision Online has partnered with Agmobile, ...

  28. Cingular Offering Recorded-Music Ringtones

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual recorded music by original artists from Universal Music Group, BMG, Sony Music and EMI. Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual r ...

  29. Cingular Offering Recorded-Music Ringtones

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual recorded music by original artists from Universal Music Group, BMG, Sony Music and EMI. Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual r ...

  30. Online Retailer Insound Names New CEO

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Web-based music retailer/marketing company Insound has tapped Steve Kleinberg as its new CEO. The industry veteran joins from WEA, where he was senior VP of marketing. Web-based music retailer/marketing company Insound has tapped Steve Kleinberg a ...