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  1. Exclusive: AT&T, CBS Team For 'Stageside Live,' Premiering Dec. 5 With Neon Trees

    November 27, 2012 7:00 AM EST CBS Interactive and AT&T are re-teaming for their second online concert series, "Stageside Live," following the successful "Live On Letterman" that was introduced in 2009. Premiering Dec. 5, "Stageside Live" is a ...

  2. Morning Fix: Spotify Expanding: AEG, StubHub Align; Labels Invested $4.5 Billion in A&R, Marketing in 2011: IFPI

    November 12, 2012 8:50 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix and other free music-business newsletters SPOTIFY RAISING $100M FOR EXPANSION; OPENING IN LATIN AMERICA, EASTERN EUROPE NEXT YEAR: Spotify is close to wrapping up a $100 million round of fundi ...

  3. SXSWi Panel Explores The Future of High Quality Audio, 4K Televisions

    March 13, 2012 10:46 AM EDT While some SXSW attendees were choosing between happy hour or Sean Parker's interview of Al Gore ("If you like platitudes, then it was great," the Los Angeles Times' Jon Healey said afterward), some fortunate people were gettin ...

  4. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 09, 2012 2:42 PM EST March 13, 2012 | EXCLUSIVE Exclusive: Ginger Baker Documentarian To Next Tackle Bill Laswell "Beware of Mr. Baker" director Jay Bulger (center) and producer Fisher Stevens (right) are interviewed during the film's press day on Sunda ...

  5. Exclusive: Converse Is New Fader Fort Sponsor at SXSW; Santigold, Zola Jesus to Perform

    February 28, 2012 12:22 PM EST After eleven years as one of the biggest unofficial events at South by Southwest, the Fader Fort is going legit. This year's Fort will be an official SXSW showcase for the first time, and will be named The Fader Fort Presented by Converse to ...

  6. Tiesto DJs First Ever Live Twitter Stream At 2012 CES

    January 12, 2012 8:05 AM EST CES saw the power of dance music firsthand Wednesday night, as Tiësto took the booth at Las Vegas nightclub XS to make social media history. The DJ/producer and Billboard cover star teamed-up with HP and Intel to stage the first-ever live concert ...

  7. 2012's Consumer Electronics Show Biz Blog

    January 09, 2012 7:29 AM EST Jan 13, 2012 | Blog Post CES 2012: 8 Cool Things Andrew Hampp, Las Vegas The music industry was all over Las Vegas this week, from Will Smith and Kelly Clarkson at Sony's presentation, Justin Timberlake's cameo at MySpace's TV annou ...

  8. Music Licensing Service Rumblefish Adds Ex-Pandora Board Member

    October 11, 2011 2:33 PM EDT Music licensing outfit Rumblefish has added a new board member to help drive its growth. Harry DeMott, a former board member at Pandora and long-time analyst and investor in media companies, has joined the Portland, Oregon-based company's boa ...

  9. Led Zeppelin, KISS, Paris Hilton: Licensing International Expo Preview

    June 02, 2011 6:05 AM EDT John Wayne has been dead since 1979 and Led Zeppelin disbanded in 1980, yet both hope to find new life in Las Vegas beginning June 14. That's when the actor and the legendary band will be packaged and promoted with new product offerings, fres ...

  10. BandMerch Acquires Brothers Entertainment Merchandising

    May 17, 2011 12:01 PM EDT BandMerch , a division of AEG Live , has acquired Brothers Entertainment Merchandising . Brothers clients include Bon Jovi, Jeff Dunham, Kathy Griffin, Buckcherry, Yo Gabba Gabba!, now with the Bandmerch roster. Joseph Bongiovi and Steve Miles, co ...

  11. Vice Partners With Intel, Dell To Launch Noisey.com Music Site

    March 11, 2011 12:35 PM EST Indie music fans who want to read about emerging artists have a plethora of places to go on the Web. But searching for concert footage of those acts often brings up little more than shaky clips shot on a mobile phone. To address that perceived gap ...

  12. Vice Partners With Intel, Dell To Launch Noisey.com Music Site

    March 10, 2011 12:39 PM EST Indie music fans who want to read about emerging artists have a plethora of places to go on the Web. But searching for concert footage of those acts often brings up little more than shaky clips shot on a mobile phone. To address that perceived gap ...

  13. 2011 Consumer Electronics Show Preview: Tablets, Smartphones & Biz Markie

    January 03, 2011 12:00 AM EST The ringing in of the New Year is now behind us, which means only one thing-CES is just around the corner. The International Consumer Electronics Show -- as it officially is known -- runs from Jan. 6 - 9 in Las Vegas and sets the stage for the yea ...

  14. Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 7 Rollout Plans

    October 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft today unveiled the rollout plans for its long-promised smartphone platform Windows Phone 7. There will be nine different phone models featuring the software for sale starting Nov. 8. Participating manufacturers include LG, Samsung, HTC a ...

  15. RIM Unveils PlayBook Tablet To Compete With iPad

    September 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Research In Motion unveiled a tablet computer aimed at its core business customers, as it tries to gain a foothold in a fast-growing market dominated by Apple's consumer-friendly iPad. The BlackBerry PlayBook has a seven-inch (18 cm) touchscr ...

  16. MySpace Selects Agency To Lead Rebranding

    August 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pereira & O'Dell of San Francisco has won the assignment to help rebrand MySpace following a review, according to sources. The shop bested New York agencies Bartle Bogle Hegarty and Droga5 and Los Angeles-based Goodness Mfg., which made f ...

  17. Buyers Flock As Apple's iPad Hits Asia

    May 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Apple Inc's iPad launched in overseas store shelves on Friday (May 28), with buyers storming Japanese and Australian shops to be among the first outside the United States to snap up the long awaited tablet PC. The device, which has a 9.7-inch ...

  18. Mobile World Congress Preview: 4 Things To Watch

    February 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Expect a host of new phones, services and other advancements to be unveiled in the next week as the first major mobile industry conference of the year kicks off. The Mobile World Congress takes place Feb. 15 - 18, hosted by the GSM Association in ...

  19. Is Twitter The Next Second Life?

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST If you're a marketer who has steered clear of Twitter, your (non)strategy may be paying off! It's possible that this Twitter thing may just take care of itself. In the middle of last year, Twitter's growth slowed from 7.8 million ne ...

  20. Business Matters: UMPG, EMI, Seeqpod, President Obama and More

    February 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. Follow Billboard senior analyst Glenn Peoples on Twitter at twitter.com/billboardglenn . -- David Renzer, Universal Music Publishing Group 's ...

  21. Smartphone Competition To Bite After Q4 Boom

    February 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Booming demand for new, cheaper smartphones helped fuel a recovery in the overall handset market late last year, but rivalry for a piece of this lucrative business will turn fierce in 2010 as many new vendors enter the market. "The smartphone ...

  22. CES Preview: Tablets, Cisco, Lady Gaga and More

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST As has become the annual custom, the tech industry will celebrate the new year by congregating en masse in the Las Vegas Convention Center to showcase their latest and greatest gadgets and gear. This year will be no different, as the event kicks o ...

  23. Cafe Featuring Digital Download Kiosks Opens In Argentina

    October 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A new chain of cafes in Argentina, Stars Café Digital, opened its first location in a mall in Buenos Aires today, Aliado Digital reports . The cafes feature machines where patrons can legally download music to their phones, mp3 players, CDs or USB ...

  24. Katy Perry To Return As MTV EMAs Host

    October 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry will host the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in Berlin next month. Perry is the first to be asked to host two successive shows in the 15-year history of the awards. She presented the 2008 event in Liverpool. The 2009 awards ceremon ...

  25. Dell To Bundle Napster With Laptops

    October 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Dell and Napster have struck a deal to include a year’s worth of Napster’s streaming music subscription service into various models of Inspiron and Studio laptop computers for no extra cost. It’s a $60 value that also include 60 free downloads fro ...

  26. Kiss: The Hottest Brand In The Land

    September 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Kiss realized the power of merch from day one. At an industry coming-out party before they even had a record deal, band members made their own Kiss glitter T-shirts and made sure their female fans were wearing them in the front row. Today, Kiss co ...

  27. Green Day, Leona Lewis To Perform At MTV EMAs

    September 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks International has unveiled the nominations for the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) and the first three confirmed performers at the Berlin ceremony - Green Day, Leona Lewis and Tokio Hotel. The EMAs take place at the O2 World, Berlin on ...

  28. Devo Inks 360-Deal With Warner Brothers

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Devo is headed back to the future thanks to new 360-deal with Warner Bros. Records, the group's original major label, and a series of concerts celebrating a pair of older albums. The company will internationally service all aspects of the ban ...

  29. China Paper Says Web Filter Only A Matter Of Time

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It is only a matter of time before a controversial scheme to install Internet filtering software on all computers begins in China, a state newspaper said on Thursday, after the plan was abruptly delayed this week. The surprise climbdown was report ...

  30. Briefs: CMT Impact On Sales, A Look At Zune HD

    June 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- The CMT Awards show resulted in sales bumps for winning and featured artists. Three-trophy winner Brad Paisley got a 72% increase for his song "Waitin' On A Woman" and his album "Play" jumped 52%. Percent increases, how ...

  31. China To Require Software On PCs To Block Sites

    June 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Chinese government has required that personal computer makers bundle software that filters Internet content from July 1, raising concerns over cyber-security as well as Internet freedoms. The free "Green Dam-Youth Escort" software, d ...

  32. Business Briefs: Sony vs. Tenenbaum, Piper Jaffray, Lala

    April 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Audio of the April 8th oral arguments in the Sony vs. Tenenbaum file-sharing case is appearing in a number of locations. Follow the links to both MP3 files and YouTube streams. ( Recording Industry vs. the People ) -- More details have emerged ...

  33. Devo Suit Up For Action At SXSW

    March 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Devo is "back in a serious way" and is spreading the word to that effect this week at the South By Southwest Music & Media Conference. "It was now or never," Gerald Casale told Billboard.biz during a press conference on Thu ...

  34. Lil' Kim, Jewel, Carlisle Onboard For New 'Dancing' Season

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Rapper Lil Kim, pop/country star Jewel, former Go-Gos lead singer Belinda Carlisle, country artist/professional dancer Julianne Hough and fellow country artist and beau Chuck Wicks are among the just-announced 13 contestants on the eighth season o ...

  35. MTV EMAs Web Traffic Revealed

    December 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks International has unveiled its figures for Web traffic, online voting and mobile downloads for last month's MTV Europe Music Awards. The event was staged in Liverpool on Nov. 6 and performers included Pink, The Killers, Beyonce a ...

  36. Kanye, Estelle Sign Up To MTV Europe Music Awards

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks International has added Kanye West and U.K. urban artist Estelle to its line-up of performers at the MTV Europe Music Awards at Liverpool Echo Arena on Nov. 6. The pair will duet on Estelle's hit "American Boy" (Homesch ...

  37. UMG Bundles Tunes With Dell

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group is teaming with Dell to give customers the option of adding pre-loaded MP3s from the label's catalog to new computers purchased from the company. The deal does not provide access to the full UMG catalog, but rather a col ...

  38. Take That Comeback At MTV Europe Music Awards

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. pop act Take That has joined the line-up for the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards, to be held on Nov. 6 at Liverpool's Echo Arena. It will be a return to the MTV Awards stage for the boy band, which performed at the very first MTV EMAs, stag ...

  39. Dell Wraps Festival Promo Ahead Of Possible Player Launch

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT At the Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival at the end of September, sandwiched between a stage and a small recycling center, stood a white dome decorated with colorful cloud patterns. Inside the air-conditioned structure, visitors could get cu ...

  40. Katy Perry To Host MTV Europe Music Awards

    October 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry will host the MTV Europe Music Awards at Liverpool Echo Arena on Nov. 6. The pop singer has been nominated in two categories - best new act and most addictive track for "I Kissed A Girl" (EMI). "Katy Perry has been one of ...

  41. MTV Europe Music Awards Get 'Rickrolled'

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Eighties U.K. pop star Rick Astley has received his first ever MTV Europe Music Award nomination for his global chart-topper "Never Gonna Give You Up" (RCA) from 1987 and 1988. The nomination follows a viral internet phenomenon last year ...

  42. Beyonce To Perform AT MTV EMAs in Liverpool

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce will perform at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Liverpool at the Echo Arena on Nov. 6. The city is 2008 European Capital of Culture. Finalists in seven of the 11 awards categories have also been confirmed. Britney Spears, Coldplay and Duffy ...

  43. Female Stars Dominate U.K. MTV Nominations

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Adele, Duffy and Leona Lewis will battle it out for best U.K. act at this year's MTV Music Europe Awards (EMAs). The three hitmakers will be competing against pop duo the Ting Tings and alternative band the Wombats at the Nov. 6 event, which ...

  44. Shirts. Hats. Key Chains. Are These The Saviors Of Music?

    July 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The mainstream music business is now finding out what many hard-touring bands have known for years: Merchandise is in many cases a far more reliable source of income than record sales. It's a new world order, where record labels desperately s ...

  45. Italy's PMI Appoint Exec Team

    July 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Italy's PMI, the indie representative body whose members broke away from FIMI in 2005, has re-appointed its executive committee for the next three years. PMI's members confirmed Nar International GM Mario Limongelli, who led the 2005 exo ...

  46. Foos, Plant, Beck Lead Austin City Limits Fest

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David Byrne, the Raconteurs and the Mars Volta are among the top acts booked for this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for the city's Zilker Park ...

  47. Golden Globes Go 'Wild' For Vedder

    January 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST It was a wild night at the Golden Globes--and not just due to the haphazard stripped-down format resulting from the strike by the Writer's Guild of America. Eddie Vedder won a Globe for Best Original Song for "Guaranteed" from the & ...

  48. Bengtson Recruited To Helm Universal Denmark

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST Casper Bengtson has been named as the successor to Jens-Otto Paludan at Universal Music Denmark. Bengtson becomes managing director of the Copenhagen-based company, where he is tasked with developing future strategies for domestic and internationa ...

  49. Digital Briefs: Webbys, EMI, The Pirate Bay And More

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Webby Awards released their list of the 12 most influential Internet videos of all time. On the list is the music video for OK Go's "Here We Go Again," otherwise known as "the treadmill song." - EMI will release a vi ...

  50. Live Nation Artists Acquires Merch Company Signatures

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Live Nation Artists acquired merchandiser Signatures Network, Inc. for approximately $79 million in cash, stock and repayment of debt, before working capital adjustments. The transaction is expected to close later this year. Signatures Network ...

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