EMI Music U.K.

  1. Tie: Alexandra Patsavas & Andria Vidler

    November 28, 2012 4:29 PM EST Owner, Chop Shop Muisc Group & CEO, EMI Music U.K. Alexandra Patsavas 'Twilight' And More The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 2 is the final chapter in one of the most successful soundtrack series in history, and each of the five a ...

  2. How EMI Plans To Grow EDM: A Q&A With EMI Dance Network Head Bart Cools

    March 30, 2012 10:52 AM EDT EMI Music Executive VP, Marketing Europe/Rest of the World, Bart Cools is head of the newly-formed EMI Dance Network - the label's international, label-wide A&R and marketing network dedicated exclusively to dance artists and records. In ...

  3. Billboard's 2011 Women In Music Hub

    December 02, 2011 12:45 PM EST BILLBOARD'S WOMEN IN MUSIC HONOREES INDEX: Our 2011 Top 40 Women in Music list reads like a roster of the top people in the music business who happen to be women. The range of their achievements-at labels or publishing companies, in touring o ...

  4. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Andria Vidler

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT No. 18 Andria Vidler CEO, EMI Music U.K. & Ireland Website: Emimusic.com Twitter: @emiworldwide Under CEO Andria Vidler, EMI Music U.K. & Ireland reports that the past year has been its most successful since the era of Spice Girls in the m ...

  5. 30 Under 30 Nominees

    July 01, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Congratulations to all of the executives nominated by their peers and co-workers for this year's 30 Under 30 list! JAMIE ABZUG director of publicity, RCA Music Group JAMES ARMSTRONG manager of music resources, EMI Music Publishing NATE AUERBA ...

  6. Cheryl Cole, JLS and Gorillaz Triumph At BT Digital Music Awards

    October 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. pop acts Cheryl Cole, JLS and Robbie Williams were among the big winners at the BT Digital Music Awards, held in London last night (Sept. 30). Out of the 21 awards on offer, pop dominated the evening, with Cole -- who was not present -- winni ...

  7. Gorillaz Launches Internet Explorer 9 Beta

    September 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Gorillaz helped launch Microsoft's Beta version of Internet Explorer 9 at an event in London tonight (Sept. 15). Although the launch of a Beta version of a new Web browser might be typically aimed at a techy audience, Microsoft executives mad ...

  8. BPI's Wadsworth Urges Labels To Invest In New Artists

    July 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT BPI chairman Tony Wadsworth has warned labels not to cut back investment in new artists. Addressing the U.K. trade body's annual general meeting at London's May Fair Hotel today (July 8), Wadsworth identified many positives for the biz. ...

  9. BSkyB Launches Digital Music Service

    October 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Almost 15 months after first announcing the service with Universal as the first major on board, leading pay-TV provider and Internet Service Provider BSkyB is finally about to launching its digital music service. Sky Songs offers access to over 4 ...

  10. EMI, Warner Sign Up To Unlimited MP3 Package

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music and Warner Music have signed up to an all-you-can-eat download service run by Datz.com, which will provide access to unlimited music in MP3 format for £99.99 ($164.45) a year. The service will allow fans to keep the music when the year i ...

  11. EMI Deal Unlocks BBC Archive

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The BBC has handed EMI Music the keys to its treasure-filled broadcast vault. Through an agreement struck between EMI and BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, both parties will have control to tap into one another's content wells. Th ...

  12. EMI Flying High With MEDIAnywhere Kiosk Deal

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI is reaching for the sky through a new service which enables travellers to download the record company's music before embarking on their flight. More than 25,000 EMI titles have been licensed to British technology firm MEDIAnywhere's ...

  13. Allen Splits With EMI

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mike Allen is the latest high-ranking executive to exit EMI. The London-based senior VP of international marketing is understood to have left the company late last week. He joins an exodus of execs from the music major, which continues to undergo ...

  14. No Additional Job Cuts, EMI Says

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Guy Hands' reorganization of EMI is almost complete, and will not entail a further round of job cuts, beyond what was previously announced, the music major claims. A spokesperson for the British-based company today dismissed a report publishe ...

  15. McMahon Leaves EMI As Sales Pair Promoted

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI sales veteran Mike McMahon has left the company, Billboard.biz has learned. McMahon is the latest executive to depart from the major, which continues to undergo a radical transformation under the guidance of its executive chairman Guy Hands. A ...

  16. EMI Promotions For Leonard, Unger-Hamilton

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Guy Hands' radical transformation of EMI continues to reverberate within the U.K. company. The latest twist to the ongoing saga sees promotions for top A&R-oriented executives Miles Leonard and Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, while Mark Collen and ...

  17. Cremer To Leave EMI

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST EMI Music U.K. and Ireland director of communications Cathy Cremer, a company stalwart with 16 years' service, will exit at the end of February. In future, EMI Music U.K.'s corporate communications function will report to Amanda Conroy, ...

  18. Wadsworth Stays On At BPI

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tony Wadsworth will continue to serve as chairman of the BPI despite his recent departure from EMI Music. Wadsworth's role with the labels body has been in doubt since he left his role as chairman/CEO of EMI Music U.K. and Ireland in early Ja ...

  19. Iron Maiden Closes Integrated Deal With EMI

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Heavy metal goliath Iron Maiden has struck an integrated international recording pact with long-time label-home EMI, which branches out into other aspects of the band's business, including touring, merchandise and sponsorship. The recording ...

  20. EMI Strikes Deal For BoxOffice365 On-Demand Video Site

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music U.K. will make DRM-free audio and video content available through British Internet Broadcasting Co.'s (BiBC) downloadable virtual store, the music major said today. Works from EMI artists including Coldplay, The Spice Girls, Queen, ...

  21. EMI Styles Hair-Raising Promotional Partnership

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music U.K.'s Charisma Records has struck an innovative arrangement which will promote its artists while salon customers are having their hair styled. Through the arrangement, i-vu will feature Charisma content across the interactive digit ...

  22. EMI, DJdownload.com Strike Pact

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music has licensed its catalog to U.K. specialist digital dance music store DJdownload.com, becoming the first major to do so. Through the deal, unveiled today, EMI will offer its repertoire in MP3 format, including works released on celebrate ...

  23. Brit Biz Rallies Politicians On IP

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Intellectual property will be on the agenda when the British recorded music industry stages its own event tonight as part of the Labour Party conference in Bournemouth, south east England. EMI will jointly host the "Never Mind The Politics, H ...

  24. EMI Acts Picked To Click (And Buy)

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music U.K. has joined forces with the British arm of online-payment service provider Click and Buy to launch a DRM-free, download-only compilation album designed to promote the major's up-and-coming acts. The 10-track "Fresh Sounds 2 ...

  25. EMI Throws Support Behind VisitBritain Campaign

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music U.K. artists will take center stage in a campaign to promote Britain as a popular destination for overseas visitors. Through an exclusive, longterm partnership struck with VisitBritain, the national-tourism marketing agency, EMI will sup ...

  26. The Orchard, EMI Pakistan Ink Deal

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.S.-based digital music distributor and marketer the Orchard has signed an exclusive deal to distribute and market more than 150,000 tracks belonging to Karachi-based EMI Pakistan Ltd. The agreement represents the first move by the hitherto CD-on ...

  27. EMI, Mixalbum.com Forge Deal

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music has struck an agreement to deliver DRM-free, a la carte downloads to a new online DJ-mixing service, Mixalbum.com. Through the agreement, unveiled today, EMI will make available DRM-free dance content through its Positiva dance imprint a ...

  28. Tunstall, Blur Join Musicians' Tutorial Site

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT KT Tunstall, Blur and Supergrass are among the artists who have signed up to a new Web site which aims to get music fans playing along to their favorite hits. The DRM-free downloadable video tutorials at www.nowplayit.com show the artists providin ...

  29. Gunning Fires Up EMI Digital Team

    July 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Simon Gunning has joined EMI Music U.K. and Ireland as its new senior VP digital, starting July 23. Gunning, who was most recently director of entertainment at Yahoo! Europe, will report to the U.K. company's chairman/CEO Tony Wadsworth and B ...

  30. McCartney Solo Career To Appear Online Through EMI Deal

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney's entire solo catalog will appear online for the first time as part of a "comprehensive re-launch" of the Beatles legend's repertoire, his record company EMI Music said today. EMI Music also confirmed its Parloph ...

  31. EMI, TLC Marketing Team For Promotions Project

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music U.K. is attempting to tap new revenue streams through a strategic partnership with TLC Marketing plc, a leading international sales promotion and incentives company. Through a new online initiative, third party firms will be enabled to o ...

  32. New Post For EMI's Wozencroft

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI veteran Keith Wozencroft is taking a new role with the company. The executive, who currently serves as president, Capitol Music and Virgin Records U.K., has entered into a long-term joint-venture label relationship with EMI Music U.K. and Irel ...

  33. Batt In, Redmond Out At BPI

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Restructuring at the British Phonographic Industry continues with the appointment of veteran British pop songwriter/producer Mike Batt in a newly-created non-executive role and the departure of director of communications & development Steve Re ...

  34. EMI U.K. Catalog Available Via Playlouder

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music U.K. has made its catalog available through the ISP and bundled subscription service Playlouder. The deal, unveiled today, will allow Playlouder MSP subscribers to access and share DRM protected music as part of their monthly subscriptio ...

  35. Parlophone Enables Free Mobile Pictures Of Lily

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music U.K.'s Parlophone label has adopted an innovative pay-per-click mobile advertising model for its breakthrough pop artist Lily Allen. In what it describes as a "revolutionary" approach to "optimise mobile advertising s ...

  36. Universal Strikes Content Pact With BT

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Universal Music U.K. has struck an agreement to supply video-on-demand clips for use on BT Vision, the next-generation TV service run by the British telecommunications network. Tracks will also be offered on Windows-compatible listening devices vi ...

  37. EMI, AOL Team For Ad-Supported Video Streams

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has forged an advertising-supported music video streaming deal with AOL Europe, covering the United Kingdom, French and German markets. The pact, unveiled Monday (Jan. 5), allows users to stream music videos free-of-charge via the AOL po ...

  38. Q&A: EMI Music Publishing's Roger Faxon and Clark Miller

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST During MIDEMNet in Cannes, France, industry newcomers and veterans had the rare opportunity to hear points of view from very experienced executives running the world's largest music publisher. EMI Music Publishing's Roger Faxon, presiden ...

  39. Cecillon, Hanson Rise At EMI Music

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST The restructuring of EMI Group has begun, following the Jan. 12 departure of EMI Music chairman/CEO Alain Levy and vice-chairman David Munns. In the first visible signs of EMI's post-Levy structure, EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO J ...

  40. Wadsworth In, Jamieson Out At BPI

    January 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST The BPI has confirmed its new structure, which sees EMI Music U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Tony Wadsworth come on board and chairman Peter Jamieson exit. As tipped in Billboard.biz , Wadsworth becomes chairman in the trade body's re-jigged e ...

  41. BPI On Brink Of Overhaul

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST The British Phonographic Industry is undergoing a sea-change in its operational structure which will see the return of a two-pronged executive helm, Billboard.biz has learned. Well-placed sources are tipping Tony Wadsworth, chairman/CEO of EMI Mus ...

  42. EMI Pacts For Video-On-Demand

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music U.K. has forged a video-on-demand content agreement covering BT Vision, the next-generation TV service of telecoms giant BT which went live today (Dec. 4). Through the pact, EMI will make available all music promos from its catalog, incl ...

  43. EMI Links Up With Flytxt

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music U.K. has contracted Flytxt to supply its mobile marketing technology to drive mobile campaigns across EMI's labels. The London-based mobile direct marketing firm's "Neon" platform will be at the core of EMI's new ...

  44. Beatles Find 'Love' At Euro Chart Peak

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Beatles return to the European Top 100 Albums summit as "Love" (Apple/Parlophone) makes a bestselling start in France and a total of nine other top five starts around the region. It's No. 2 in Germany; No. 3 in the United Kingdo ...

  45. Beatles Find 'Love' At Euro Chart Peak

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Beatles return to the European Top 100 Albums summit as "Love" (Apple/Parlophone) makes a bestselling start in France and a total of nine other top five starts around the region. It's No. 2 in Ger The Beatles return to the Europ ...

  46. Beatles Find 'Love' At Euro Chart Peak

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Beatles return to the European Top 100 Albums summit as "Love" (Apple/Parlophone) makes a bestselling start in France and a total of nine other top five starts around the region. It's No. 2 in Ger The Beatles return to the Europ ...

  47. EMI Completes Video Deal For PSPs

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music U.K. has struck an agreement which allows gamers in Britain to download its music videos to PlayStation Portable players. EMI Music U.K. has struck an agreement which allows gamers in Britain to download its music videos to PlayStation P ...

  48. EMI Completes Video Deal For PSPs

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music U.K. has struck an agreement which allows gamers in Britain to download its music videos to PlayStation Portable players. EMI Music U.K. has struck an agreement which allows gamers in Britain to download its music videos to PlayStation P ...

  49. Harris To Head EMI U.K. Biz Development

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Giles Harris has been named head of business development at EMI Music U.K., with immediate effect. He transfers from his current post as head of business affairs, Capitol & catalog marketing and Positiva. Harris joined EMI Music U.K. in Octobe ...

  50. Harris To Head EMI U.K. Biz Development

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Exec reports to Crosswaite. Giles Harris has been named head of business development at EMI Music U.K., with immediate effect. He transfers from his current post as head of business affairs, Capitol & catalog marketing and Positiva. Harris joi ...

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