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  1. Sale Heads New Paradigm Artist Marketing Unit

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lori Sale has been named head of Paradigm Artist Marketing, a new division within the agency that will seek out marketing and 360 degree deals for their clients. Sale previously was head of global branded entertainment at ICM. Paradigm Artist Mark ...

  2. Facebook Bolsters Music Offering

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Facebook today unveiled a new music section designed to let artist create profiles that showcase their music, videos, photos and other details. Participating artists can post songs for fans to stream, provide a full discography of previous works a ...

  3. EMI Strikes Deal For BoxOffice365 On-Demand Video Site

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music U.K. will make DRM-free audio and video content available through British Internet Broadcasting Co.'s (BiBC) downloadable virtual store, the music major said today. Works from EMI artists including Coldplay, The Spice Girls, Queen, ...

  4. WMG Likely To Raise Bid For EMI

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group is likely to counter a $4.7 billion private equity buyout for long-sought rival EMI Group and turn what looked like a closed deal for the recording company into a new takeover battle, analysts said on Monday (May 21). EMI said o ...

  5. Brit Vocalist Jamelia Parts Ways With Parlophone

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British R&B singer Jamelia has severed ties with EMI label Parlophone, her record label for the best part of a decade. In a conversation with Billboard.biz, the Birmingham-born artist declined to discuss the subject, but refuted a press report ...

  6. Furtado, Billy Talent Win Big At Juno Awards

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With five major wins, Canadian pop star Nelly Furtado swept Canada's Juno Awards over the weekend. A total of 39 Juno trophies were handed out over two nights, Saturday (March 31) and Sunday (April 1) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Furtado, host ...

  7. In The City OZ Postponed

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tony Wilson, co-founder and co-curator of Manchester, England's In The City (ITC) seminar and showcase event, has postponed the Australian version due to health issues. In The City AAA (Australia, Australasia, Asia) was to have been held for ...

  8. EMI, AOL Team For Ad-Supported Video Streams

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has forged an advertising-supported music video streaming deal with AOL Europe, covering the United Kingdom, French and German markets. The pact, unveiled Monday (Jan. 5), allows users to stream music videos free-of-charge via the AOL po ...

  9. AEG Live Links With In The City

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST AEG Live has partnered with In The City for the two-day U.S. edition of the annual Manchester, England-based music convention. The inaugural In the City of New York will take place June 13-14. It will host approximately 500 music industry professi ...

  10. BPI On Brink Of Overhaul

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST The British Phonographic Industry is undergoing a sea-change in its operational structure which will see the return of a two-pronged executive helm, Billboard.biz has learned. Well-placed sources are tipping Tony Wadsworth, chairman/CEO of EMI Mus ...

  11. Yusuf Islam Wins Big At ASCAP London Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala held Oct. 11. Yusuf Islam, the artist who rose to fame in the '60s and '70s as Cat Stevens, was named songwriter of the year for the second successive time at the ASCAP Awards tonight (Oct. 11) in London. The singer-songwriter was a ...

  12. Yusuf Islam Wins Big At ASCAP London Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Yusuf Islam, the artist who rose to fame in the '60s and '70s as Cat Stevens, was named songwriter of the year for the second successive time at the ASCAP Awards tonight (Oct. 11) in London. Yusuf Islam, the artist who rose to fame in th ...

  13. The Orchard Grows Business In China With top100.cn

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes artists such as Coldplay, Ray Charles. Deal includes artists such as Coldplay, Ray Charles. News Ray Charles ...

  14. The Orchard Grows Business In China With top100.cn

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes artists such as Coldplay, Ray Charles. The quantity of international music available to the vast Chinese market has received a boost following a deal between New York-based The Orchard and top100.cn, one of China’s leading legal digi ...

  15. Jay-Z Prepares To Reclaim His 'Kingdom'

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Details are beginning to surface about Jay-Z's long-rumored comeback album, which will be his first since announcing his retirement three years ago and becoming president of Def Jam. The new disc is r Details are beginning to surface about Ja ...

  16. Paradigm Acquires Little Big Man

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Paradigm has acquired Little Big Man Booking, the New York-based booking agency which is home to Coldplay, Sarah McLachlan, the Fray, Barenaked Ladies, Franz Ferdinand, Dido, Snow Patrol, Avril Lavign Paradigm has acquired Little Big Man Booking, ...

  17. Interpol Inks New Deal With Capitol

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New York rock act Interpol has parted ways with indie home Matador Records and will sign a new deal with Capitol, sources say. The group is now being managed by Dave Holmes, whose clients also include New York rock act Interpol has parted ways w ...

  18. EMI, Vodafone Clinch Content Agreement

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music has struck a content deal with Vodafone which, from today (July 19), makes 200,000 full tracks available to the international wireless carrier's 3G subscribers in Europe, the Middle East and EMI Music has struck a content deal with ...

  19. Coldplay Run Hot In Ivors Nominations

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With three nominations, British pop/rock act Coldplay is the frontrunner leading up to the 51st annual Ivor Novello Awards, which will be held May 25 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. With three nominations, British pop/rock act Coldplay is ...

  20. Concert Business Up 28% In Q1

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Driven by artists like Bon Jovi, Coldplay. Driven by artists like Bon Jovi, Coldplay. News ...

  21. Concert Business Up 28% In Q1

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Driven by artists like Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Coldplay. With nearly $375 million in grosses and 7.3 million in attendance for the first quarter, the North American concert business shows signs of emerging from a two-year slump, according to figures ...

  22. IFPI: 2005 Global Biz Down 3%

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although the digital music business surpassed the $1 billion threshold in 2005, the rise in the new format was not enough to arrest a 3% slip in the total trade value of the recorded music business wo Although the digital music business surpassed ...

  23. Ashcroft, Kobalt Reach Exclusive Admin Deal

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST English modern rock singer-writer Richard Ashcroft has signed an exclusive worldwide administration pact with London-based independent music publisher Kobalt Music Group. English modern rock singer-writer Richard Ashcroft has signed an exclusive w ...

  24. Ashcroft, Kobalt Reach Exclusive Admin Deal

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST English modern rock singer-writer Richard Ashcroft has signed an exclusive worldwide administration pact with London-based independent music publisher Kobalt Music Group. English modern rock singer-writer Richard Ashcroft has signed an exclusive w ...

  25. Pamela Anderson To Host Junos

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Gala takes place April 2 in Halifax. Canada's Pamela Anderson returns home to host the 2006 Juno Awards taking place April 2 in Halifax Nova Scotia. The actress/model, raised in Ladysmith, British Columbia, will host the two-hour awards broad ...

  26. 2006 BRIT Awards Roundtable

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST On the eve of the nationally televised annual show, Billboard invited label and management executives to join contributing editor Paul Sexton and BRIT Awards organizing committee chairman Peter Jamies The 2006 BRIT Awards, sponsored by credit comp ...

  27. 'American Idol' Crushes Grammys In Ratings

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nearly twice as many people - 28.3 million - watched "American Idol" than watched the Grammy Awards - 15.1 million - when the two music programs went head-to-head in prime time Wednesday, according to Nearly twice as many people - 28.3 m ...

  28. Coldplay, Blunt To Perform At Brits

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Coldplay, Kaiser Chiefs, James Blunt and K.T.Tunstall are the four British acts so far confirmed to perform at next month's BRIT Awards. Kanye West and Kelly Clarkson are the first international artis Coldplay, Kaiser Chiefs, James Blunt and ...

  29. Arrowhead Pond, Avalon Partner For Concert Combo

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'OC Pass' offers special package at 15% discount. Anaheim Arena Management, LLC and Avalon Attractions have partnered to create the “Ultimate OC Concert Pass” to the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim and Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, ...

  30. Coldplay, Stones Get EMI H1 Ball Rolling

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz and the Rolling Stones plus ongoing growth in digital revenues underpinned a "successful" first half set of results at EMI, the London-based major music company sa Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz ...

  31. Coldplay, Stones Get EMI H1 Ball Rolling

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz and the Rolling Stones plus ongoing growth in digital revenues underpinned a "successful" first half set of results at EMI, the London-based major music company sa Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz ...

  32. Coldplay To Return To North America

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001022606">As first reported here</A> in August, Coldplay will return to North America for a spring 2006 tour, beginnin As first reported here i ...

  33. MySpace.com Creates Own Label

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Imprint to run through Interscope, Fontana. MySpace.com, one of the top music destinations on the Internet, is starting its own record label. The imprint, to be manufactured by Universal Music Group's Interscope Records and distributed by Uni ...

  34. Robbie Williams Takes 'Intensive Care' Of Euro Charts

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams goes straight to the top of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis), amassing an impressive collection of first-week No.1 rankings. The album outsells all Robbie Williams goes straight t ...

  35. Robbie Williams Takes 'Intensive Care' Of Euro Charts

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST New set ships 1.5 million units. Robbie Williams goes straight to the top of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis), amassing an impressive collection of first-week No.1 rankings. The album outsells al ...

  36. Wozencroft Adds Virgin Duties

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Capitol Music U.K. president Keith Wozencroft has added stripes as president Virgin Records U.K. Capitol Music U.K. president Keith Wozencroft has added stripes as president Virgin Records U.K. In this newly-combined position, Wozencroft takes dut ...

  37. Capitol U.K. Pres Wozencroft Combines Virgin Duties

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Capitol Music U.K. president Keith Wozencroft has added stripes as president Virgin Records U.K. His appointment to helm Virgin Records follows the departure earlier this year of its former managing Capitol Music U.K. president Keith Wozencroft ha ...

  38. Capitol U.K. Pres Wozencroft Combines Virgin Duties

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Capitol Music U.K. president Keith Wozencroft has added stripes as president Virgin Records U.K. His appointment to helm Virgin Records follows the departure earlier this year of its former managing Capitol Music U.K. president Keith Wozencroft ha ...

  39. Oasis Grabs Two Q Awards

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Yoko Ono picks up Special Award for Lennon. Oasis clinched two of the top prizes at this year's Q Awards yesterday (Oct. 10) at London's Grosvenor House Hotel, picking up best album for “Don't Believe the Truth” (Big Brother) and th ...

  40. Coldplay, Gorillaz Lead MTV Euro Nominations

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Awards set for Nov. 3 in Lisbon. Parlophone acts Coldplay and Gorillaz top the nominations list for the MTV Europe Music Awards 2005. The two bands have each received five nods. Coldplay is named in the Best Group, Best Rock, Best Song ("Spee ...

  41. Coldplay Fend Off Blunt's European Chart Challenge

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Both of the long-standing bestsellers on the pan-European sales charts log yet another week at No. 1. Coldplay's "X&amp;Y" (Parlophone) makes it 11 weeks atop European Top 100 Albums, while Crazy Frog Both of the long-standing b ...

  42. Coldplay Fend Off Blunt's European Chart Challenge

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Both of the long-standing bestsellers on the pan-European sales charts log yet another week at No. 1. Coldplay's "X&amp;Y" (Parlophone) makes it 11 weeks atop European Top 100 Albums, while Crazy Frog Both of the long-standing b ...

  43. Kaisers Take Chief Position For Mercury Prize

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Kaiser Chiefs' debut album "Employment" (B Unique/Polydor) is the leading contender for the 2005 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the shortlist for which was unveiled today (July 19) in London. The prize The Kaiser Chiefs' debut a ...

  44. Kaisers Take Chief Position For Mercury Prize

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Kaiser Chiefs' debut album "Employment" (B Unique/Polydor) is the leading contender for the 2005 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the shortlist for which was unveiled today (July 19) in London. The prize The Kaiser Chiefs' debut a ...

  45. EMI Anticipates Rise In Fortunes

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An upbeat EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli today (July 14) told investors at the company's annual meeting that it was poised to achieve an "improved performance" for its current financial year thanks in An upbeat EMI Group chairman Er ...

  46. EMI Anticipates Rise In Fortunes

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An upbeat EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli today (July 14) told investors at the company's annual meeting that it was poised to achieve an "improved performance" for its current financial year thanks in An upbeat EMI Group chairman Er ...

  47. Yahoo! To Promote Clear Channel Tours

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Green Day among 40 artists included. Coldplay, Green Day among 40 artists included. News ...

  48. Yahoo! To Promote Clear Channel Tours

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Green Day among 40 artists included. Clear Channel Music Group has entered into a marketing agreement with Yahoo! Music to promote 150 of its concerts this summer. Concert information for 40 artists such as Coldplay, Dave Matthews Band, ...

  49. Concert Business Struggles In First Half '05

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Total dollars down 19%, total attendance down 22%. After a poor performance in 2004, the concert business is showing a continued downward trend but promoters are still cautiously optimistic for a mid-summer rebound. Early numbers reported to Billb ...

  50. Clear Channel's Promo Supporting Live 8 Boosts Sales

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Estimated at 500% of typical Fourth of July weekend. A special lawn ticket discount promotion by Clear Channel Music Group over the holiday weekend in support of Live 8 was a huge success, according to CCMG chairman Michael Rapino. For the holiday ...

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