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  1. Pink To Headline London Wireless Fest

    December 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pink will headline the 2010 Wireless festival in London's Hyde Park on July 2. U.K. alt-rock act the Ting Tings will be special guests on the same date, promoter Live Nation announced today (Dec. 8). Wireless will be staged for the sixth cons ...

  2. Business Matters: Sky Songs, The Pirate Bay, DJ Hero

    October 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- The European Parliament dropped from a Telecom bill an amendment that would have protected citizen’s right to Internet access. In doing away wi ...

  3. Blink-182 Announces Nearly 50-Date Summer Tour

    May 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT If it hadn't been for drummer Travis Barker's near-fatal airplane crash last year, Blink-182 might not be touring this summer. But after a five-year hiatus, Blink-182 members Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Tom DeLonge will embark on a ne ...

  4. Elbow's 'Kid' Named Critics' Choice

    December 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. music critics have chosen Elbow's "The Seldom Seen Kid" (Fiction/Universal) as the best album of 2008, according to an aggregate poll of polls. The listing was compiled by U.K. market leading entertainment retailer HMV, based o ...

  5. Labels Look To Bundle Artists On iPhone Game

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST EMI Music is the first major label to line up multiple artists for the popular game Tap Tap on the iPhone. It's a move likely to be followed by the other three majors. On Thursday, EMI Music announced a new version of the series of music rhyt ...

  6. Coachella Moves 2009 Dates Up Two Weeks

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is moving its 2009 dates up two weeks to April 17-19, Billboard has learned. The event will take place as usual at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif., with a lineup to be confirmed early next year. Go ...

  7. EMI Japan Signs Up For YouTube

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Japan has opened a "brand channel" on the Japanese version of YouTube -- the first local record company to do so. "By launching this brand channel, we can provide information on artists, including their new tunes," th ...

  8. Miami's Bang! Music Festival Postponed

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The 2007 Bang! Music Festival, originally scheduled for Nov. 10-11 at Miami's Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, has been "postponed," according to the festival's Web site. Representatives for the festival were not available for comme ...

  9. AEG Live Opens Minneapolis Office

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT AEG Live, the concert promotion arm of Los Angeles-based AEG, has announced the opening of a new regional office in Minneapolis, to be headed by former OCESA Presents senior talent buyer Brad Saks. He reports directly to Larry Vallon, senior VP of ...

  10. Kanye, Pumpkins To Headline Bang! Music Festival

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West and Smashing Pumpkins will headline the 2007 Bang! Music Festival, to be held Nov. 10-11 at Miami's Bayfront Park Amphitheatre. Tickets go on sale Saturday (Sept. 1). Thirty acts are expected to perform at the Haddad Productions-st ...

  11. Simon Joins Roptus Inc.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Former Virgin Records marketing director Aaron Simon has joined Roptus Inc. as VP of strategic marketing and business development. He reports to executive VP Richard Bull and is based in Los Angeles. Simon comes to the Latin entertainment company ...

  12. Daft Punk, Stooges, MMJ Join Pearl Jam At Lollapalooza

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ben Harper and Snow Patrol are among the top acts joining previously announced headliner Pearl Jam at this year's Lollapalooza, to be held Aug. 3-5 ...

  13. Headliners Named For U.K.'s Wireless Fest

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Alternative rockers The White Stripes and Kaiser Chiefs will join premiere electro acts Daft Punk and Faithless as headliners for this year's O2 Wireless Festival, organizers said today. The Live Nation-promoted festival will roll out as a fo ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Coachella Kicks Off, Day One Highlights

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Depeche, Kanye, Daft Punk. Depeche Mode, Kanye West and Daft Punk highlighted the first day of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., which drew a record crowd of 60,000 people to the Empire Polo Field. Depeche Mode close ...

  16. Madonna Downsizes For Coachella Performance

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST After months of rumors, Madonna has confirmed she will perform April 30 at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. The artist will appear backed by a live band in the festival' After months of rumors, Madonna has c ...

  17. Moby's 'Hotel' Checks In At No. 1 In Europe

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lopez retains singles crown. Moby's "Hotel" (Mute) repeats the performance of its 2002 predecessor "18" by going straight to the summit of European Top 100 Albums. "Hotel" bows at No. 1 in Switzerland; No. 2 in F ...

  18. Moby's 'Hotel' Checks In At No. 1 In Europe

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Moby's "Hotel" (Mute) repeats the performance of its 2002 predecessor "18" by going straight to the summit of European Top 100 Albums. "Hotel" bows at No. 1 in Switzerland; No. 2 in France, Holland an Moby's ...

  19. IFPI Acts Against Russian Disc Manufacturer

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST The IFPI announced today (March 11) that it has stepped up its actions against optical disc manufacturers in Russia it claims are producing pirated materials. The IFPI announced today (March 11) that it has stepped up its actions against optical d ...

  20. IFPI Acts Against Russian Disc Manufacturer

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST The IFPI announced today (March 11) that it has stepped up its actions against optical disc manufacturers in Russia it claims are producing pirated materials. The IFPI announced today (March 11) that it has stepped up its actions against optical d ...

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