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  1. GNR Cancels South Africa Concerts

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT South Africa's biggest outdoor rock event of 2007 has been left without a major headlining act after Guns N' Roses pulled out of My Coke Fest. The group's planned appearances in Johannesburg on April 27 and Cape Town on May 1 were b ...

  2. Company Man

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT If media moguls had to be screened by the judges of Fox's "American Idol," Simon Fuller wouldn't make it past the first stage. "Too dull. He's essentially nothing better than a karaoke performer," Simon Cowell wo ...

  3. The 'American' Way

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT From the start, Fox's "American Idol" has had some of the most popular kids on the marketing playground in its corner. Coca-Cola, Cingular (now called AT&T) and Ford all jumped in as the show's sponsors in the first two sea ...

  4. Guns N' Roses Set For First African Concerts

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Guns N' Roses will play their first-ever African shows when they headline My Coke Fest 2007. The rock group tops a bill that so far includes Evanescence and Hoobastank at Johannesburg's New Market Racecourse on April 27 and Cape Town ...

  5. Midem Day Two: Video Games, Advertising, Brand Marketing

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST The mutual benefits of music makers getting involved in video games, movie advertising and consumer brand marketing were on parade Monday (Jan. 22) as the Music for Images strand took center stage on day two of the Midem conference. Veteran rocker ...

  6. Cornerstone Marketing Launches Music Supervision Division

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Recent clients include Coca-Cola, Apple and Nike. Lifestyle marketing company Cornerstone has launched a music supervision division. With this addition, the 10-year-old, New York-based company is poised to strengthen its reach in the gaming, film ...

  7. Motorola, DMG Boost Aussie Charts

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Australian Recording Industry Assn. will relaunch its official sales charts through a "strategic alliance" with mobile phone company Motorola and DMG Radio Australia. The Australian Recording Industry Assn. will relaunch its official ...

  8. CMT Ups Hitchcock

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Promoted to senior VP. James Hitchcock has been promoted to senior VP of creative and marketing at County Music Television. He previously was VP of that department, and continues to report to CMT executive VP/GM Brian Philips. He remains based in ...

  9. Mobile Downloads Begin In Oz

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST The mobile download market has taken a leap forward in Australia. From today (Dec. 21), users of telecommunication company Optus's 3G (third generation) service can download music tracks and videos to The mobile download market has taken a le ...

  10. Mobile Downloads Begin In Oz

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST The mobile download market has taken a leap forward in Australia. From today (Dec. 21), users of telecommunication company Optus's 3G (third generation) service can download music tracks and videos to The mobile download market has taken a le ...

  11. VOD Targets Hip Hop

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST The first video-on-demand channel targeting hip-hop fans--the DoD channel--will debut this Friday (Nov. 11) on Comcast Digital Cable. DoD, which is a subsidiary of the Simmons Lathan Media Group, will The first video-on-demand channel targeting hi ...

  12. Coca-Cola Teams With Loudeye For NZ Downloads

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coca-Cola yesterday (Aug. 2) launched an online music store in New Zealand. It marks the soft drinks giant's first digital music foray into the Pacific region. Coca-Cola yesterday (Aug. 2) launched an online music store in New Zealand. It mar ...

  13. Coca-Cola Teams With Loudeye For NZ Downloads

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coca-Cola yesterday (Aug. 2) launched an online music store in New Zealand. It marks the soft drinks giant's first digital music foray into the Pacific region. Coca-Cola yesterday (Aug. 2) launched an online music store in New Zealand. It mar ...

  14. From Hilltop To Chilltop

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coca-Cola Zero re-imagines 1971 ad. Everything old is new again. A new TV spot for Coca-Cola's new zero calorie soft drink, Coca-Cola Zero, re-imagines the cola company's now classic 1971 ad, "Hilltop," as "Chilltop." ...

  15. Shazam, Coke Fizz With U.K. Promotion

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT M Coke products branded during mobile campaign. Coca-Cola is extending its marketing reach into the British mobile market through a partnership with music recognition technology firm Shazam Entertainment. Through the new promotion, Coca-Cola ca ...

  16. Shazam, Coke Fizz With U.K. Promotion

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT M Coke products branded during mobile campaign. Coca-Cola is extending its marketing reach into the British mobile market through a partnership with music recognition technology firm Shazam Entertainment. Through the new promotion, Coca-Cola ca ...

  17. CCE Recruits Durrani To Marketing Post

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive VP of marketing for Clear Channel Entertainment's music division. Reporting to CCE president of global music Michael Rapino, Durrani will be responsible for Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive ...

  18. CCE Recruits Durrani To Marketing Post

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive VP of marketing for Clear Channel Entertainment's music division. Reporting to CCE president of global music Michael Rapino, Durrani will be responsible for Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive ...

  19. Behind the Deal: The State of the Music Industry -- An Interview With Laurie Soriano

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Laurie Soriano, a partner with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles, discusses the state of the music industry in an edited version of her interview on Nov. 30, 2004. As 2004 came to a close, Billboard sat down with a dozen lawyers to ...

  20. U.K. To Get Download Chart

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The United Kingdom's first Official Download Chart will launch September 1, compiling sales data from online retailers such as HMV, iTunes, MSN, Mycokemusic, Playlouder, Virgin and 7 Digital Media. The United Kingdom's first Official Dow ...

  21. U.K. To Get Download Chart

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The United Kingdom's first Official Download Chart will launch September 1, compiling sales data from online retailers such as HMV, iTunes, MSN, Mycokemusic, Playlouder, Virgin and 7 Digital Media. The United Kingdom's first Official Dow ...

  22. Loudeye To Buy U.K.'s OD2 For $38.6M

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel resigns from board. Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European music download service co-founded by British artist Peter Gabriel, for an amount estimated at $38.6 million in cash and stock. The buyout comes as OD2 fa ...

  23. Loudeye To Buy U.K.'s OD2 For $38.6M

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European music download service co-founded by British artist Peter Gabriel, for an amount estimated at $38.6 million in cash and stock. Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European ...

  24. Loudeye To Buy U.K.'s OD2 For $38.6M

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European music download service co-founded by British artist Peter Gabriel, for an amount estimated at $38.6 million in cash and stock. Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European ...

  25. Apple iTunes Europe Launch Set For June 15

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer will unveil next week its long-awaited European version of the iTunes online music store, sources familiar with the matter said. Apple Computer will unveil next week its long-awaited European version of the iTunes online music store ...

  26. Apple iTunes Europe Launch Set For June 15

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer will unveil next week its long-awaited European version of the iTunes online music store, sources familiar with the matter said. Apple Computer will unveil next week its long-awaited European version of the iTunes online music store ...

  27. MusicMatch To Kick Off Cheesy Promotion

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MusicMatch has entered into a download giveaway deal with pizza chain Papa John's International. MusicMatch has entered into a download giveaway deal with pizza chain Papa John's International. Starting May 31, Papa John's customers ...

  28. MusicMatch To Kick Off Cheesy Promotion

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MusicMatch has entered into a download giveaway deal with pizza chain Papa John's International. MusicMatch has entered into a download giveaway deal with pizza chain Papa John's International. Starting May 31, Papa John's customers ...

  29. Jazz At Lincoln Center Building Studio

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC), the New York-based not-for-profit arts organization, is constructing a recording studio in its Frederick P. Rose Hall facility, located in the new Time Warner Center at Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC), the New York-bas ...

  30. New Milestone For U.K. Download Sales

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST The total number of paid song downloads in the U.K. reached 50,497 in the week ending Jan. 24, making it the second format of choice for U.K. singles buyers, according to figures released today by the The total number of paid song downloads in the ...

  31. New Milestone For U.K. Download Sales

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST The total number of paid song downloads in the U.K. reached 50,497 in the week ending Jan. 24, making it the second format of choice for U.K. singles buyers, according to figures released today by the The total number of paid song downloads in the ...

  32. BuyMusic Links With Beverage Maker

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST BuyMusic.com, the digital music service from by Buy.com founder Scott Blum, has entered into a marketing alliance with South Beach Beverage Co., maker of SoBe drinks. The two will jointly promote a co BuyMusic.com, the digital music service from b ...

  33. BuyMusic Links With Beverage Maker

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST BuyMusic.com, the digital music service from by Buy.com founder Scott Blum, has entered into a marketing alliance with South Beach Beverage Co., maker of SoBe drinks. The two will jointly promote a co BuyMusic.com, the digital music service from b ...

  34. Coke Prepares Blitz For Free Downloads In U.K.

    January 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Coca-Cola is reading a major campaign for March and April to promote its newly launched online music service. Coca-Cola is reading a major campaign for March and April to promote its newly launched online music service. Speaking at the MidemNet co ...

  35. Coke Prepares Blitz For Free Downloads In U.K.

    January 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Coca-Cola is reading a major campaign for March and April to promote its newly launched online music service. Coca-Cola is reading a major campaign for March and April to promote its newly launched online music service. Speaking at the MidemNet co ...

  36. Slow Start For MyCokeMusic.com

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Coca-Cola's foray into the British online music market got off to a difficult start Monday (Jan. 19). The service at MyCokeMusic.com was shut down due to technical problems for much of the two days si Coca-Cola's foray into the British o ...

  37. Slow Start For MyCokeMusic.com

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Coca-Cola's foray into the British online music market got off to a difficult start Monday (Jan. 19). The service at MyCokeMusic.com was shut down due to technical problems for much of the two days si Coca-Cola's foray into the British o ...

  38. EarthLink, Coca-Cola Get Into Music Download Biz

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Two major new download stores are in the works: one from Internet service provider EarthLink in the U.S., and another from Coca-Cola in the U.K. MusicMatch has cut a deal with EarthLink to power a co- Two major new download stores are in the works ...

  39. EarthLink, Coca-Cola Get Into Music Download Biz

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Two major new download stores are in the works: one from Internet service provider EarthLink in the U.S., and another from Coca-Cola in the U.K. Two major new download stores are in the works: one from Internet service provider EarthLink in the U. ...

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