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  1. CISAC To Stage World Copyright Summit in June

    April 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers will hold its second annual World Copyright Summit on June 9 and 10 in Washington D.C., with a line-up of more than 100 speakers including the Bee Gees' Robin Gibb, songwri ...

  2. EMI To Represent Dr. Martin Luther King's Works

    March 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has signed a long-term global deal to represent the intellectual property of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Under the terms, EMI will create new revenue streams by expanding the use of Dr King's teachings, contemporary music ...

  3. Barnes Responds To Aussie Bushfire Crisis

    February 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes is releasing an album exclusively through the iTunes Music Store to raise funds for victims of Australia's devastating bushfires. The album, "Live At The Enmore," contains a mix of current materia ...

  4. Bootsy Collins Signs On With EMI Music Publishing

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Publishing has signed a long-term administration deal with Bootsy Collins. Collins - the star funk musician and songwriter who was inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Parliament-Funkadelic in 1997 - has been a ...

  5. Artists, Industry Pros School Students at Grammy Career Day

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Ne-Yo, Jesse McCartney, Keri Hilson and producers Stargate were among the artists and songwriters who joined a diverse lineup of industry professionals for Grammy Career Day today (Feb. 4) at the University of Southern California (USC). Presented ...

  6. Rock Royalty Comes To 'SingStar'

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sony Computer Entertainment, EMI Music, EMI Music Publishing and Queen's management have joined forces to create "SingStar Queen," the latest artist-specific game in Sony's karaoke series "SingStar." The game will be ...

  7. EMI Increases Revenue, Narrows Loss

    January 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST EMI Group has reported increases in revenue and EBITDA for the six-months ending Sept. 30, 2008. Group revenue was up 10% to £737 million ($1.06 billion) from £667 million ($960.9 million) in the period ending Sept. 30, 2007, while group EBITDA ea ...

  8. Gillespie Catalog To Stay With EMI Music Pub

    January 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Publishing has reached a long-term deal to extend its representation of songs from the catalog of legendary American jazz trumpeter and composer Dizzy Gillespie. EMI Music Publishing has represented songs in Gillespie's catalog sinc ...

  9. Qtrax, PRS Sign Pan-European License Deal

    January 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST U.K. collecting society PRS for Music announced a new licensing deal with Qtrax during MidemNet in Cannes. Following an abortive launch for Qtrax at MidemNet in 2008, when labels denied they had agreed a deal after it was announced that they were ...

  10. Appointments At Law Firm Sound Advice

    January 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST London-based law firm Sound Advice (Legal) LL has recruited Paul Kernick and Crispin Evans to its legal team. Kernick was previously director of business affairs at Sanctuary Records and Virgin Records. Evans has held legal and business affairs po ...

  11. MIDEM Unveils Publishing Summit

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST MIDEM will launch its inaugural International Publishing Summit next month, in association with the International Confederation of Music Publishers (ICMP). It will be staged Jan. 20 as part of the MIDEM international music market at the Palais des ...

  12. Broken Bow Partners With Holeshot

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Nashville-based independent Broken Bow Records has formed a joint venture with the newly-launched Holeshot Records. The label's first signing is singer/songwriter Krista Marie. A native of western New York state, her first single, "Somet ...

  13. 'Down Under' Copyright Dispute Still Heading To Court

    November 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST An Australian copyright case involving Men At Work's anthem "Down Under" is still heading for the Federal Court, despite a confidential agreement struck between two of the parties, Billboard.biz has learned. Sydney-based Larrikin Mu ...

  14. Bright Named To Word Post

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Veteran producer and music publishing executive Mark Bright has been named president and CEO of Word Entertainment. He succeeds Jim Van Hook, who decided to retire after more than 30 years in the faith-based music industry. Bright will oversee Nas ...

  15. CELAS Secures Digital Partners

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST CELAS has reported steady progress in the licensing of digital and mobile music rights across Europe. It offers a "one-stop shop" for pan-European licensing. The organization, which operates from offices in London and Germany, was set up ...

  16. RealNetworks Signs Pan-Euro Licensing Deal With CELAS

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks has signed a pan-European licensing deal for its Real Music services with CELAS, the company set up to represent EMI Music Publishing's repertoire for online and mobile in Europe. The partnership covers the digital entertainment ...

  17. Ende Of An Era At EMI Publishing

    October 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Peter Ende, president and CEO of EMI Music Publishing Continental Europe, has stepped down after 28 years with the company. He will remain in his post until the end of November and will then have a consultancy role. European execs at EMI Music Pub ...

  18. Copyright Battle Over Eighties Hit 'Down Under'

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Men At Work's iconic Eighties hit "Down Under" is at center stage of a copyright row in Australia. Sydney-based music publishing firm Larrikin Music has lodged a statement of claim, noting that the international smash carries an unl ...

  19. ASCAP Honors McEntire, Jackson, Berg

    October 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Country's top songwriters and music publishers were honored tonight (Oct. 13) as the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) celebrated those who wrote the most performed country songs of the past year. The 46th annual A ...

  20. EMI Music Publishing Partners With Global Music Project

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Global One, a worldwide music project featuring acts from five continents on one album, has signed a worldwide deal with EMI Music Publishing. The deal was announced at the Popkomm music conference and entertainment business trade fair in Berlin. ...

  21. Calderone Named Admin VP At Ole

    October 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Gary Calderone has joined the Canadian-based music publishing firm ole as VP of administration. Calderone will be responsible for ole's global royalty collection and administration activities, with the company's administration group repo ...

  22. Clothing Line To Feature Classic Song Lyrics

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing will license lyrics from classic songs in its more than 1.3 million song catalog to a clothing line operated by the 545-unit UK-based retailer Sainsbury. The merchant's Tu Clothing division, which is featured in 281 of th ...

  23. Grainge, will.i.am Support Comes With Music Launch

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music International chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge and will.i.am from Black Eyed Peas were among those lending their support to Nokia's new all-you-can-eat music package Comes With Music at the launch in London. The service, rolling ou ...

  24. EMI Music Publishing Launches Songwriting Camp

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has launched its second European Songwriting Camp, bringing together songwriters from 11 countries for the event, which will be held in Gibson Guitar's Berlin showroom from Oct. 2-8. Writers attending the event include Li ...

  25. Nokia Unveils Comes With Music Service

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nokia has unveiled its all-you-can-eat Comes With Music package for the U.K., although the scope of its "unlimited access to millions of tracks" offer has some potential restrictions. It launches Oct. 16. Nokia has partnered with the Car ...

  26. EMI Music Publishing Makes Key Music Services Promotions

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has promoted three executives to key commercial roles in the company's North American sales and licensing operation. Jovanka Ciares, who previously led the company's U.S. merchandising business with the title of seni ...

  27. Studio One Set to Open Recording Studio

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Next Monday, Studio One Media is launching the first of what it hopes will be many stand alone recording studios at the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall in Phoenix. Dubbed mystudio.net , the studio lets people create their own music videos as well a ...

  28. South African Collecting Society Sues Over Mobile Royalties

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A war of words between one of South Africa's biggest mobile phone content providers and the territory's leading publishers' association is setting the scene for a court battle over digital royalties. The Johannesburg-based National ...

  29. Stargate United At EMI

    September 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has signed a global co-publishing deal with Mikkel Eriksen, bringing both members of the Stargate production team under one roof. Eriksen's Stargate partner Tor Erick Hermansen has had an EMI Music Publishing deal since 1 ...

  30. Rodgers & Hammerstein Show Tunes Catalog For Sale

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization is in talks to sell its catalog of Broadway musical show tunes and standards to major music companies for between $150 million and $200 million, according to people familiar with the matter. EMI Music Pub ...

  31. ArtistDirect Lines Up Lyrics Site

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT ArtistDirect is getting on the lyrics bandwagon, with plans to launch a new interactive lyrics page on the company's Web site. The site, which is expected to go live sometime this fall, is designed to augment the company's existing stabl ...

  32. Ronson Extends Global EMI Publishing Deal

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mark Ronson has extended his arrangement with EMI Music Publishing in a new long-term global deal. The British-born solo artist, DJ and producer won a best male artist BRIT award earlier this year in recognition of his album "Version" (C ...

  33. Bryan Ferry Named BMI Icon

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bryan Ferry will be presented with the BMI Icon honor at the U.S. performing rights society's annual London awards ceremony on Oct. 7. The Roxy Music singer and solo artist will receive the award at the ceremony, held at the Dorchester hotel. ...

  34. Cherry Lane Taps Morgan

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Paul Morgan has been named VP of creative services and marketing at Cherry Lane Music Company, Inc. Morgan, who has been with the company for four years, will stay in the New York office and continue to report to Richard Stumpf, senior VP of creat ...

  35. Brock Rises At Sony/ATV

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony/ATV Music Publishing executive Janice Brock has earned a promotion. The British executive has been named to the new role as senior VP, U.K. operations, in addition to her current role as VP, office of the chairman. Brock will relocate from Ne ...

  36. EMI Music Publishing, XM Settle Suit

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio and EMI Music Publishing have resolved the lawsuit brought by the publisher against XM over its Pioneer Inno portable satellite radio. No terms of the resolution were disclosed. The Inno allows users to save individual songs fro ...

  37. ASCAP Crowns Timbaland Songwriter of the Year

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter/producer/artist Timbaland was named songwriter of the year at ASCAP's 21st annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. Among the other top honorees announced this evening (June 23) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles were publish ...

  38. Sony/ATV, GEMA Team For Euro Licensing Breakthrough

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony/ATV Music Publishing and German authors rights society GEMA have entered into an agreement to establish a "one-stop" Pan-European licensing framework for mobile and online digital rights. With effect from July 1, the three-year agre ...

  39. Howes Stays with EMI Music Pub

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has extended its global co-publishing agreement with hit Canadian producer and songwriter Brian Howes. EMI will represent Howes' interests in an extensive catalog of songs, including those he recently co-wrote with Puddle ...

  40. NYC Mayor Bloomberg Fetes AIMP

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has issued a proclamation honoring the Association of Independent Music Publishers. Deputy Mayor Haeda Mihaltses will present the proclamation during a luncheon on June 18. Other speakers and attendees at the funct ...

  41. McGoff Rises At EMI Music Pub U.K.

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has appointed Kenny McGoff as senior VP, head of A&R, in the United Kingdom. McGoff joined the publisher in 2000 as A&R manager and has since signed songwriter/artists like Arctic Monkeys, the Enemy, the Feeling, the F ...

  42. Chinese Music Industry Urges Action Against Baidu

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A coalition of leading music-industry companies and associations on June 3 issued a statement calling on major companies to review their relations with Beijing-based Internet portal Baidu due to its policy of providing “deep links” to Web sites of ...

  43. Ben Harper, EMI Extend Deal

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has extended its long-term relationship with Grammy Award winning songwriter and performer Ben Harper. He first signed with the publisher in 1993. Under the new worldwide deal, EMI will represent his existing catalog and futur ...

  44. Ivors For Winehouse, Gilmour, Collins

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The buzz ahead of today's Ivor Novello Awards ceremony in central London was mostly centered on whether Amy Winehouse would show. Well, she did in the end, but not until 10 minutes after her father had graced the stage to collect her one and ...

  45. EMI Publishing Inks Revelation Theory, The Cab

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has inked long-term worldwide co-publishing deals with the members of Revelation Theory and the Cab. The new album from Rev Theory, "Light It Up" (Van Howes/Interscope) is due out in the U.S. June 10. EMI writers Bri ...

  46. Qtrax Signs Deals With UMG, UMPG

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Four months after first claiming it had licensing agreements signed with all four major labels , ad-supported music service Qtrax today announced the signing of its first real major label deal -- with Universal Music Group. Additionally, the compa ...

  47. Donnelly Splits EMI Pub, Joins 4 Radio

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Alex Donelly has left EMI Music Publishing after two years to take up the role as head of music for U.K. national broadcaster Channel 4's digital radio station, 4 Radio. EMI publishing brought Donelly (then known as Jones-Donelly) on board in ...

  48. EMIMP Promotes Durie

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing (EMIMP) has promoted Kristin Durie to VP of music services & licensing. Durie will lead the music services' New York-based TV licensing division. She will be managing the publisher's relationships with the major ...

  49. EMI, SACM Team For Editora San Angel Deal

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In a move that breaks rank with normal publishing agreements, EMI Music Publishing has signed a deal to administer the catalog of Editora San Angel, in conjunction with Mexico's Society of Authors and Composers (SACM). Editora San Angel is th ...

  50. Winehouse In The Hunt For Ivors

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With three nominations, Amy Winehouse is among the favorites to collect a gong at the 53rd Ivor Novello Awards, to be held May 22 at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. The British singer is nominated twice in the category for best song musically ...

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