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  1. Usher Holds Off Janet Atop Billboard 200

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Janet Jackson's new album is off to a strong start, but it fails to expose any weakness in fellow R&B artist Usher. Jackson's "Damita Jo" (Virgin) enters the Billboard 200 at No. 2, behind Usher's Janet Jackson ...

  2. Nelly Furtado To Perform Euro 2004 Anthem

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado has been chosen to sing the official anthem of the three-week Euro 2004 soccer tournament in Portugal. Nelly Furtado has been chosen to sing the official anthem of the three-week Euro 2004 soccer tournament in Portugal. The artist, w ...

  3. Nelly Furtado To Perform Euro 2004 Anthem

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado has been chosen to sing the official anthem of the three-week Euro 2004 soccer tournament in Portugal. Nelly Furtado has been chosen to sing the official anthem of the three-week Euro 2004 soccer tournament in Portugal. The artist, w ...

  4. Sam Roberts Tops Canada's Junos

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With three trophies, Universal Music artist Sam Roberts was the big winner at Canada's Juno Awards, held last night (April 4) at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta. With three trophies, Universal Music artist Sam Roberts was the big winner at ...

  5. Sam Roberts Tops Canada's Junos

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With three trophies, Universal Music artist Sam Roberts was the big winner at Canada's Juno Awards, held last night (April 4) at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta. With three trophies, Universal Music artist Sam Roberts was the big winner at ...

  6. Sources: Interscope Geffen A&M Revamps Promo

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sources say that all R&B, hip-hop and crossover releases from Universal Music Group's Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA) division will now be promoted by one staff. The promotion team will be under t Sources say that all R&B, hip ...

  7. Picture This

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST DreamWorks Home Entertainment's DVD release of "Shrek" features a new 15-minute, 3-D animated story. DreamWorks Home Entertainment's DVD release of "Shrek" features a new 15-minute, 3-D animated story. News ...

  8. Alan Jackson Collects Eight ACM Nods

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Arista Nashville artist Alan Jackson, who received a leading eight nominations today (March 10) for the Academy of Country Music Awards, can justify celebrating as early as he wants because -- as the Arista Nashville artist Alan Jackson, who recei ...

  9. Anthony To Head Up Geffen With Schur

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST DreamWorks Records to become Geffen imprint. DreamWorks Records to become Geffen imprint. News ...

  10. Anthony To Head Up Geffen With Schur

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former Epic Records president Polly Anthony has joined Jordan Schur at the helm of Geffen Records, sources confirm. The co-presidents will also be responsible for DreamWorks Records, which is being ab Former Epic Records president Polly Anthony ha ...

  11. AFI Cancels Spring Tour

    March 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST AFI is scratching the remainder of its spring tour due to singer Davey Havok's voice problems. His doctors are recommending that Havok stop singing immediately or risk serious damage to his vocal cho AFI is scratching the remainder of its spr ...

  12. Online Retailer Insound Names New CEO

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Web-based music retailer/marketing company Insound has tapped Steve Kleinberg as its new CEO. The industry veteran joins from WEA, where he was senior VP of marketing. Web-based music retailer/marketing company Insound has tapped Steve Kleinberg a ...

  13. The NEW AFTRA Code Broken Down in Plain English

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The battle between record companies and its artists is a tired cliche. But with the advent of new income streams for copyright holders and artists such as Web casting royalties, mobile music, and musi The battle between record companies and its ar ...

  14. Record Companies Must Embrace Changing Digital Landscape

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Charles Darwin would be proud. Today's harsh music climate is certainly putting his survival-of-the-fittest theory to the test. In this do-or-die atmosphere, artists are increasingly being forced to p Charles Darwin would be proud. Today' ...

  15. Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Calif. Music/Tech Convocation Set For Feb. 25 EU Set To Confirm New Piracy Rules Clear Channel Commun Names Levin Legal Chief King Purtich Na ...

  16. Strictly Confidential Inks Deal With Cherry Lane

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brussels-based independent publishing company Strictly Confidential has signed a sub-publishing deal with New York-based Cherry Lane Music Publishing for the Benelux region. Brussels-based independent publishing company Strictly Confidential has s ...

  17. Strictly Confidential Inks Deal With Cherry Lane

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brussels-based independent publishing company Strictly Confidential has signed a sub-publishing deal with New York-based Cherry Lane Music Publishing for the Benelux region. Brussels-based independent publishing company Strictly Confidential has s ...

  18. McLachlan, Furtado Top Juno Noms

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST With five nominations each, singer/songwriters Sarah McLachlan and Nelly Furtado will battle each other at the 2004 Juno Awards. The pair head the list of nominees for 38 Juno categories, revealed thi With five nominations each, singer/songwriters ...

  19. Chesney's 'Sun' Rises On Billboard 200

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney's "When the Sun Goes Down" gives 2004 its first blockbuster opening week, debuting atop The Billboard 200 after selling 550,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The BN Kenny Chesney's "When ...

  20. McLachlan, Furtado Top Juno Noms

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST With five nominations each, singer/songwriters Sarah McLachlan and Nelly Furtado will battle each other at the 2004 Juno Awards. The pair head the list of nominees for 38 Juno categories, revealed thi With five nominations each, singer/songwriters ...

  21. Chesney's 'Sun' Rises On Billboard 200

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney's "When the Sun Goes Down" gives 2004 its first blockbuster opening week, debuting atop The Billboard 200 after selling 550,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The BN Kenny Chesney's "When ...

  22. OutKast Leads RIAA's January Certs

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST OutKast's momentum is showing no signs of slowing in 2004, as "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista) was certified eight-times platinum in January by the RIAA. OutKast's momentum is showing no signs of slowing in 2004, as " ...

  23. Twista's Return Hits Hard On Billboard 200

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fueled by hit single "Slow Jamz," Twista's "Kamikaze" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the Chicago-bred rapper his best week ever on the big chart. The Atlantic album sells 312,000 copies in Fueled by hit single ...

  24. Twista's Return Hits Hard On Billboard 200

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fueled by hit single "Slow Jamz," Twista's "Kamikaze" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the Chicago-bred rapper his best week ever on the big chart. The Atlantic album sells 312,000 copies in Fueled by hit single ...

  25. Halper Exits DreamWorks Nashville

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wayne Halper has exited DreamWorks Records in Nashville, where he has been GM and head of label operations since the division's launch five years ago. A spokesperson for the label says Halper resigned Wayne Halper has exited DreamWorks Record ...

  26. Jimmy Iovine Re-Ups With UMG

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA) head Jimmy Iovine has renewed his contract with IGA parent Universal Music Group (UMG) for six years, sources confirm. Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA) head Jimmy Iovine has renewed his contract with IGA parent U ...

  27. OutKast Holds At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" holds at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for the second week in a row. U.S. sales of the album are down 11% from last week to 86,000 copies, according to OutKast's two-CD set " ...

  28. OutKast Holds At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" holds at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for the second week in a row. U.S. sales of the album are down 11% from last week to 86,000 copies, according to OutKast's two-CD set " ...

  29. Groban Nabs First No. 1 Album

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Josh Groban's "Closer" bolts 11-1 this week to give the singer his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200. U.S. sales of the Reprise Records set were up 34% to 100,000 copies for the chart week, bring Josh Groban's "Closer ...

  30. OutKast Retains Billboard 200 Crown

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" at No. 1 for fifth week As overall sales expectedly plummet in the first post-Christmas sales week, OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista) is able to maintain its position ...

  31. OutKast Retains Billboard 200 Crown

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Double album tops chart for a fifth week As overall sales expectedly plummet in the first post-Christmas sales week, OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista) is able to maintain its position at the top for a fifth ...

  32. OutKast, 50 Cent Albums Lead Year-End RIAA Certs

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Both hip-hop sets ship 6 times platinum OutKast and 50 Cent tied for top honors in year-end certifications from the RIAA, with the highest certified albums of 2003. OutKast's "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista) and 50 Cent's ...

  33. OutKast, 50 Cent Albums Lead Year-End RIAA Certs

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Both hip-hop sets ship 6 times platinum OutKast and 50 Cent tied for top honors in year-end certifications from the RIAA, with the highest certified albums of 2003. OutKast's "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista) and 50 Cent's ...

  34. OutKast Back At Number One On Year's Final Billboard 200

    January 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST OutKast's double-disc "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista) returns to the top of The Billboard 200 in the final sales week of the year, marking the third separate occasion the album has topped the c OutKast's double-disc &quo ...

  35. Alicia Gets Her No. 1 Wish

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rising from No. 2, "The Diary of Alicia Keys" (J) returns to the top of The Billboard 200 in a big shopping week. U.S. sales of the set are up 8% from last week to 370,000 units, according to Nielsen Rising from No. 2, "The Diary of ...

  36. Alicia Gets Her No. 1 Wish

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rising from No. 2, "The Diary of Alicia Keys" (J) returns to the top of The Billboard 200 in a big shopping week. U.S. sales of the set are up 8% from last week to 370,000 units, according to Nielsen Rising from No. 2, "The Diary of ...

  37. Alicia Keys Unlocks Second No. 1 Debut

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "The Diary of Alicia Keys" (J), with huge U.S. sales of 618,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album--which was preceded by a flurry o Alicia Keys debuts at No. 1 on The B ...

  38. Britney In Her 'Zone' Atop Billboard 200

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST The fourth album from Britney Spears gives the media darling her fourth No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200. "In the Zone" sells 609,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, leading three The fourth album from Britney Spears ...

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