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  1. The $1 Million Buy-In: Blue Chip Brands Flock to SXSW

    March 07, 2014 2:30 PM EST Samsung Launches Mobile Radio Service Milk Music Ahead of SXSW Lady Gaga Playing Stubbs at SXSW For Doritos, Must Do 'Bold Mission' To Get In For every one of Scott McNearney’s 14 years working for South by Southwest, the festival’s spo ...

  2. Lady Gaga Playing Stubbs at SXSW For Doritos, Must Do 'Bold Mission' To Get In

    March 06, 2014 7:00 AM EST Lady Gaga is heading to South By Southwest after all. After reports last week that the singer was denied a permit to perform at the Doritos 56-foot vending machine-shaped #BoldStage on the corner of Austin’s 5th and Red River Streets, the “Artpop” ...

  3. Stevie Wonder/ Bud Light Squeaks Past Jimmy Cliff/ Volkswagen for Most-Tweeted Super Bowl Ad: Brand Bowl

    February 04, 2013 12:23 AM EST Not surprisingly, Beyonce was the most-Tweeted artist of Super Bowl 47 by a mile. But the race for most-Tweeted music-related commercial was very close – with Bud Light’s Stevie Wonder-starring ad slipping past Volkswagen and Jimmy Cliff by less ...

  4. Beyonce Top-Tweeted Artist for Super Bowl 2013 by a Mile: Brand Bowl

    February 03, 2013 11:59 PM EST Not only was Beyonce the likely ratings winner of Sunday’s Super Bowl , she was far and away the winner on Twitter, as well. Billboard teamed up with Boston.com’s Brand Bowl to track the most talked-about artists on Twitter and the relative sent ...

  5. How Spotify, SoundCloud Changed the Way Blogs Talk About Music at New Music Seminar

    June 18, 2012 2:38 PM EDT Is Spotify killing the album review? That question and other issues like rights clearances and Mp3 hosting platforms were explored in a panel, "Music Blogs: Discovering The Best New Music," at the New Music Seminar Monday. "Music cr ...

  6. Business Matters: @NARM - Ready or Not, Brands and Music Are BFFs

    May 09, 2012 8:39 PM EDT @NARM - Ready or Not, Brands and Music Are Best Friends Forever -- Brands are getting more involved with music. That may not always be a good thing, but it's a trend that isn't going to reverse course. "Bands and Brands 20 : Who ...

  7. Backbeat: Snoop Dogg Plays Surprise Set Inside Giant Doritos Vending Machine at SXSW

    March 16, 2012 5:39 PM EDT Snoop In The Machine: Only Snoop himself didn't know he was playing inside a giant vending machine at SXSW. (Photo: Andrew Hampp) The only person who didn't know Snoop Dogg played inside a giant Doritos vending machine Thursday night was ...

  8. How Mountain Dew Booked Lil Wayne for SXSW, DeWeezy Campaign

    March 15, 2012 9:58 PM EDT On a crowded Thursday night of exclusive showcases in Austin -- T.I., B.o.B. and Wale at the Warner Sound, Bruce Springsteen at ACL Live, Fiona Apple at Pitchfork and Snoop Dogg opening the Doritos stage -- Lil Wayne's headlining gig at Cash ...

  9. How 14 Companies Are Making SXSW A Music Marketing Mecca

    March 12, 2012 7:30 AM EDT It may seem like every band and brand is heading down to Austin this month for the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival (running March 9-18), but the music portion of SXSW has lost some buzz in recent years to the behemoth that is now ...

  10. Swarm.fm Wins Grand Prize at Spotify's Music Hack Weekend

    February 27, 2012 5:19 PM EST Swarm.fm's Peter Watts accepts the $10,000 grand prize at the Spotify-conducted Music Apps Hack Weekend (photo: Paul Lamere). What if Spotify threw a weekend-long party for digital music hackers at a Manhattan ping pong club co-founded by Sus ...

  11. Doritos, H&M, Chrysler Take Top Super Bowl Ad Honors -- Pepsi's Elton Ad Tops Music

    February 06, 2012 12:53 PM EST As Twitter reached record highs last night - 9,420 sports-related tweets per second, according to Twitter's blog - many brands clamored to lead the conversation in the ever-fickle social media-sphere. According to BrandBowl, a real-time analy ...

  12. SXSW: 10 Things Seen And Overheard Wednesday

    March 17, 2011 12:25 PM EDT Whether you enjoy Raphael Saadiq's killer sets or Mischa Barton spottings, there was a ton of fun, wacky experiences to soak in yesterday (Mar. 17) at the 2011 SXSW festival. Check out 10 things that caught our attention in Austin yesterday, ...

  13. Professor Green Joins Doritos Promotion

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rapper Professor Green, who's signed to EMI/Virgin, has joined the Doritos Late Night campaign . Rihanna first revealed her involvement in a Doritos campaign - with the "Who's That Chick?" video of a track recorded with Da ...

  14. TiVo: Super Bowl Plays Trumped Ads

    February 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST The five biggest Super Bowl moments outscored the five biggest ads Sunday, when measured by audience spikes and how many folks using TiVo rewound the action to watch it again. TiVo said Monday that the top moment of Super Bowl XLIV was Tracy Porte ...

  15. Super Bowl TV Advertisers See Online Gains

    February 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST Advertisers that bought spots in this year's Super Bowl saw a sharp spike in online references relating directly to their brands, according to research conducted by Prophesee, a unit of Interpublic's Initiative that monitors and analyzes ...

  16. Social Issues Lead Super Bowl Buzz

    February 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST The pre-game buzz surrounding ads touching on contemporary social issues is outpacing the hype for traditional brands. That's according to data collected by Nielsen -- and the research company reports that spots both airing in and rejected fr ...

  17. Super Bowl Wrap: Jackson, Petty, Sparks And More

    February 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST As usual, the Super Bowl was the perfect storm of media, sports and music - but, unlike previous years, Super Bowl XLII between the Giants and the Patriots was actually something of a game. It bodes well for those companies who chucked their hard- ...

  18. Exclusive: Missy Elliott, Doritos Team For Multi-Platform Campaign

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Missy Elliott is partnering with Doritos Collisions for a multi-platform campaign including TV spots, an online interactive experience and an exclusive track, which will not be commercially available. The Grammy Award-winning artist is filming the ...

  19. Waits Settles Opel Ads Dispute

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Gravel-voiced singer-songwriter Tom Waits has settled his lawsuit against German carmaker Adam Opel AG and its advertising agency McCann for using a sound-alike in a series of TV commercials. Waits will donate his net settlement proceeds to an unn ...

  20. Tom Waits Sues Over Soundalike

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer-songwriter Tom Waits is suing car manufacturer Adam Opel AG and ad agency McCann Erickson Deutschland in Frankfurt, Germany, for using a perfect imitation of the singer's voice in a series of c Singer-songwriter Tom Waits is suing car ...

  21. Tom Waits Sues For Voice Imitation

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Files suit against General Motors, ad agency. Singer-songwriter Tom Waits is suing car manufacturing giant General Motors (GM) and ad agency McCann Erickson in Frankfurt, Germany, for using a perfect imitation of the singer's voice in a serie ...

  22. Doritos Has Taste For UMVD Acts

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Under a deal with Universal Music & Video Distribution, Doritos will feature artists from UMVD-distributed labels on 180 million bags of its snack food through the end of the year. Starting this month, 27 artists in a variety of genres wil ...

  23. Westenra's 'Pure' Debut Hits 1 Million Globally

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Set now second-biggest-selling N.Z. album Teenage New Zealand classical singer Hayley Westenra's debut album "Pure" hit the 1 million global sales mark on Thursday (Jan. 8), according to her record company Universal Music New Zealan ...

  24. Westenra's 'Pure' Debut Hits 1 Million Globally

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST NZ teen hits 1 million global sales Teenage New Zealand classical singer Hayley Westenra's debut album "Pure" hit the 1 million global sales mark on Thursday (Jan. 8), according to her record company Universal Music New Zealand. The ...