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  1. Morrish Joins U.K.'s PPL

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT PR veteran joins collection society Nov. 1. U.K. industry veteran Jonathan Morrish has been named director, PR and corporate communications at British collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd., with effect from Nov. 1. He succeeds Jill Drew ...

  2. Fonseca Signs With EMI Music Pub

    October 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Inks worldwide co-publishing agreement. Colombian singer/songwriter Fonseca has signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with EMI Music Publishing. Fonseca garnered national attention in his native Colombia with the hit single "Te Mando Flo ...

  3. Euro Societies May Compete With Publishers

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission has ensured that collecting societies may enter the music publishing or record production business and may continue giving rebates to attract record company licensees. The European Commission has ensured that collecting soc ...

  4. Source: Bandier To Resign EMI Music Pub Post

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Executive may play into WMG plans. Martin Bandier is resigning his post as chairman/co-CEO of EMI Music Publishing, Billboard.biz has learned. The move follows discussions between Warner Music Group chairman Edgar Bronfman Jr. and Bandier over WMG ...

  5. Source: Bandier To Resign EMI Music Pub Post

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Martin Bandier is resigning his post as chairman/co-CEO of EMI Music Publishing, Billboard.biz has learned. The move follows discussions between Warner Music Group chairman Edgar Bronfman Jr. and Band Martin Bandier is resigning his post as chairm ...

  6. Beyonce Inks Deal With EMI Music Publishing

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal brokered by EMI exec Big Jon Platt. R&B artist Beyonce has signed a long-term worldwide co-publishing deal with EMI Music Publishing. Mathew Knowles, the singer's father and manager, first revealed the pact to Billboard.biz Sept. 7 a ...

  7. EMI Publishing Spawns Content Deal With SpiralFrog

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Content pact follows Universal agreement. EMI Music Publishing has become the first major publisher to license its repertoire to SpiralFrog, the free-to-consumer, advertising-supported download service scheduled for launch later this year. The dea ...

  8. Vivendi To Buy BMG Music Publishing

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Vivendi will close a deal to buy BMG Music Publishing from German media giant Bertelsmann tomorrow afternoon in Paris for €1.63 billion ($2.05 billion), Billboard.biz has learned. Vivendi is th Vivendi will close a deal to buy BMG Music ...

  9. EMI Music Pub Names Global Vice Chairman

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Robert Flax appointed to role. EMI Music Publishing has appointed Robert Flax as its first-ever worldwide vice chairman. The position, revealed by co-CEOs Martin Bandier and Roger Faxon, was created to reflect Flax’s new responsibilities to concen ...

  10. EMI Music Publishing Inks Deal With Qtrax

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Major's recorded music division signed similar deal. EMI Music Publishing has inked a deal to license its content to Qtrax, a legal peer-to-peer music network in development from Brilliant Technologies Corp. Financial details were not disclos ...

  11. EMI Music Publishing Inks Deal With Qtrax

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Major's recorded music division signed similar deal. EMI Music Publishing has inked a deal to license its content to Qtrax, a legal peer-to-peer music network in development from Brilliant Technologies Corp. Financial details were not disclos ...

  12. Impala Ready To Do Battle On Warner/EMI

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With EMI and Warner Music locked in a two-way $4.6 billion-plus takeover battle, European independents labels group Impala promised Friday (June 30) it would "forcefully oppose" any merger between the With EMI and Warner Music locked in ...

  13. Impala Ready To Do Battle On Warner/EMI

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With EMI and Warner Music locked in a two-way $4.6 billion-plus takeover battle, European independents labels group Impala promised Friday (June 30) it would "forcefully oppose" any merger between the With EMI and Warner Music locked in ...

  14. ASCAP Honors 50 Cent, Dupri

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Cent and Jermaine Dupri were named songwriters of the year at the 19th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, held tonight (June 26) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. This 50 Cent and Jermaine Dupri were named songw ...

  15. The Publishers' Place

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Thanks to a personal financial gift from EMI Music Publishing chairman Marty Bandier, New York's Syracuse University is launching a specialized undergraduate program so that aspiring executives can le Thanks to a personal financial gift from ...

  16. Steinberg Signs To Kobalt

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter penned hits for Madonna, Lauper. Pop songwriter Billy Steinberg has signed an exclusive, worldwide administration deal with Kobalt Music for his music publishing company Jerk Awake. As part of the new agreement, Steinberg will work clos ...

  17. APRA Awards For Ben Lee, Fanning

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing-signed artists Ben Lee and Bernard Fanning were the big winners at the 15th annual Australasian Performing Right Assn. awards, held today (June 5) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Syd BMG Music Publishing-signed artists Ben Lee an ...

  18. Warner/Chappell Creates Euro Digital License

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music today (June 2) launched a system designed to simplify the European licensing process for digital music services. Warner/Chappell Music today (June 2) launched a system designed to simplify the European licensing process for d ...

  19. Warner/Chappell Creates Euro Digital License

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music today (June 2) launched a system designed to simplify the European licensing process for digital music services. Warner/Chappell Music today (June 2) launched a system designed to simplify the European licensing process for d ...

  20. EMI Named Publisher Of Year At ASCAP Awards

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Cent, Green Day among those honored. EMI Music Publishing was named publisher of the year at the 23rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, held tonight (May 22) at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles. It marked the 12th time that EMI, which had 1 ...

  21. Source: Windswept For Sale

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Beverly Hills, Ca.-based music publisher Windswept Holdings is up for sale, according to an informed industry source. As previously reported in Billboard , Beverly Hills, Ca.-based music publisher Windswept Holdings is up for sale. According to an ...

  22. Source: Windswept For Sale

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Beverly Hills, Ca.-based music publisher Windswept Holdings is up for sale, according to an informed industry source. Beverly Hills, Ca.-based music publisher Windswept Holdings is up for sale, according to an informed industry source. The source ...

  23. Yusuf Islam Album Due This Fall

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Yusuf Islam, the 60s and 70s pop-rock singer-songwriter formerly known as Cat Stevens, is returning with an album of new songs this fall through a recording deal with Polydor Records. It will mark his Yusuf Islam, the 60s and 70s pop-rock singer-s ...

  24. Yusuf Islam Album Due This Fall

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Yusuf Islam, the 60s and 70s pop-rock singer-songwriter formerly known as Cat Stevens, is returning with an album of new songs this fall through a recording deal with Polydor Records. It will mark his Yusuf Islam, the 60s and 70s pop-rock singer-s ...

  25. Maroon 5, Lil Jon Take Top BMI Honors

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI's 54th annual Pop Awards ceremony, held last night (May 16) at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Na ...

  26. Newcomers Feature In APRA Nominations

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nominations for the 15th Australasian Performing Right Assn. awards, unveiled this morning (May 11) at Sydney's Arena club, herald a changing of the guard. Nominations for the 15th Australasian Performing Right Assn. awards, unveiled this mor ...

  27. Skype Strikes Mastertone Agreements

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony/ATV, Warner/Chappell, EMI Pub pact on ringtones. Internet communications company Skype has entered into license agreements with three major publishers to offer master ringtones from the artist roster of the Warner Music Group labels. Sony/ATV ...

  28. EMI Music Pub, Skype Enter Global Deal

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pact to make collecting payments more accurate. EMI Music Publishing has made an unprecedented deal with global Internet communications company Skype, the Internet telephony (VoIP) network, licensing its catalog worldwide for Skype's soon-to- ...

  29. EMI Adminstering Cobain Catalog

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pub giant handling Primary Wave's interest. EMI Music Publishing will be handling worldwide administration of Primary Wave Music Publishing's recently acquired interest in the Kurt Cobain catalog. EMI has been the exclusive administrator ...

  30. EMI Confident On Sales, Profit Gains

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group plc today (April 20) forecast a full-year rise in sales and profit on the back of strong across-the-business performances. In an unaudited trading update for the financial year ended March 3 EMI Group plc today (April 20) forecast a full ...

  31. EMI Confident On Sales, Profit Gains

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group plc today (April 20) forecast a full-year rise in sales and profit on the back of strong across-the-business performances. In an unaudited trading update for the financial year ended March 3 EMI Group plc today (April 20) forecast a full ...

  32. Palmer Rises At EMI Publishing Continental Europe

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Claudia Palmer has been elevated to executive VP and COO of EMI Music Publishing Continental Europe. Palmer, who is currently senior VP, corporate development at EMI Group, will assume the post on Jun Claudia Palmer has been elevated to executive ...

  33. Faxon Steps Closer To Bandier Succession

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Execs take co-CEO titles until April 2007. Roger Faxon has risen within EMI Music Publishing's ranks in line with the succession plan for its worldwide chief Martin Bandier. Faxon and Bandier now share the title as co-CEO of the music publish ...

  34. Embrace To Record England's Soccer Anthem

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Song to be released before World Cup. British guitar-band Embrace has been chosen by soccer's ruling body The FA to record the official England World Cup song. The song, titled "World at Your Feet," will be released prior to the soc ...

  35. Christensen Signs With Copenhagen Records

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Copenhagen Records has signed Tim Christensen, one of Denmark's top-selling rock artists, to a three-album deal. Copenhagen Records has signed Tim Christensen, one of Denmark's top-selling rock artists, to a three-album deal. The label, ...

  36. Ashcroft, Kobalt Reach Exclusive Admin Deal

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST English modern rock singer-writer Richard Ashcroft has signed an exclusive worldwide administration pact with London-based independent music publisher Kobalt Music Group. English modern rock singer-writer Richard Ashcroft has signed an exclusive w ...

  37. Kobalt Beefs Up L.A. Team With Recruit Groff

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kobalt Music Group has recruited EMI publishing executive Benjamin Groff to a new senior post at the firm's expanding L.A. office. The incoming Kobalt executive's signings, song pitches or collaborati Kobalt Music Group has recruited EMI ...

  38. Kobalt Beefs Up L.A. Team With Recruit Groff

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kobalt Music Group has recruited EMI publishing executive Benjamin Groff to a new senior post at the firm's expanding L.A. office. Kobalt Music Group has recruited EMI publishing executive Benjamin Groff to a new senior post at the firm' ...

  39. Albert Productions Restructures Oz, U.K. Arms

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Albert Productions, the Sydney-based record label, music publisher and production firm, has made major executive changes to strengthen its recent A&R activity. Albert Productions, the Sydney-based record label, music publisher and producti ...

  40. Legal Matters

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Publishing is taking the first commercial step toward changing the European licensing model for digital distribution. Read Susan Butler's column. EMI Music Publishing is taking the first commercial step toward changing the European ...

  41. Euro Online License Breakthrough Unveiled At Midem

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Publishing has forged a groundbreaking pact with two key collecting societies to build a one-stop shop for the licensing of online rights throughout Europe. EMI Music Publishing has forged a groundbreaking pact with two key collecting so ...

  42. Euro Online License Breakthrough Unveiled At Midem

    January 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Publishing has forged a groundbreaking pact with two key collecting societies to build a one-stop shop for the licensing of online rights throughout Europe. EMI Music Publishing has forged a groundbreaking pact with two key collecting so ...

  43. Orchard, EMI Music Pub Ink Mastertone Deal

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Deal covers U.S. and Canada. The Orchard inked a deal with EMI Music Publishing to distribute mastertones from the publisher's catalog to mobile users in the US and Canada. The relationship with EMI will enable the distributor to offer artist ...

  44. BMG Publishing Signs Spain's Estopa

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST BMG Music Publishing Spain has signed a long-term global music publishing deal for multi-platinum band Estopa. The deal covers Estopa's future works. The act's catalog remains with EMI Music Publishin BMG Music Publishing Spain has signe ...

  45. APRA's Distributable Income Surpasses A$10M

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australasian Performing Right Assn. reported a 10% year-on-year rise in net distributable revenue to A$107 million ($78.11 million) in its 2004-05 financial period, APRA CEO Brett Cottle said Nov. The Australasian Performing Right Assn. report ...

  46. Hammer Pub Catalog Up For Sale

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The music publishing and other copyright assets of M.C. Hammer, whose legal name is Stanley Burrell, have been put up for sale nine years after the multi-platinum rapper first filed for bankruptcy in NEW YORK -- The music publishing and other copy ...

  47. Hammer Pub Catalog Up For Sale

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'U Can't Touch This' part of repertoire. The music publishing and other copyright assets of M.C. Hammer, whose legal name is Stanley Burrell, have been put up for sale nine years after the multi-platinum rapper first filed for bankr ...

  48. EMI Pub Names Ad Exec To New Post

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hunter Murtaugh moves to role from McGarry Bowen. EMI Music Publishing has appointed Hunter Murtaugh as its first creative director for strategic music marketing. He will serve as senior VP in EMI's music services division, headed by Joanne B ...

  49. Yusuf Islam Wins ASCAP Songwriter Of The Year

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Yusuf Islam, the veteran artist formerly know as Cat Stevens, was named songwriter of the year tonight (Oct. 19) at the ASCAP Awards in London. Yusuf Islam, the veteran artist formerly know as Cat Stevens, was named songwriter of the year tonight ...

  50. ASCAP Fete Honors Country Songwriters, Publishers

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP honored its top country songwriters and publishers at its annual awards gala Monday night (Oct. 17), held at Nashville's famed Ryman Auditorium. Kenny Chesney, Craig Wiseman, John Rich and EMI M ASCAP honored its top country songwriters ...

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