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  1. Rapper Ras Kass Sues Priority, Capitol, EMI

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Suit claims breach of contract and unfair competition. Rapper Ras Kass (real name John Austin) has sued Priority Records, Capitol Records, EMI Music and two Priority executives, claiming breach of contract, unfair competition, restraint of trade a ...

  2. SEC Considers SoundScan Manipulation Investigation

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into claims by a former EMI employee that the major label has attempted to manipulate Nielsen SoundScan data, according to a published report. The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into ...

  3. Marketing Promotion For EMI's Mark Dunn

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mark Dunn, who oversees EMI Music's DVD division, is now vice president of EMI Marketing. LONDON (Hollywood Reporter)--Mark Dunn, who oversees EMI Music's DVD division, is now vice president of EMI Marketing. He will oversee the company& ...

  4. CERTA Tackles Piracy This Week

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT WASHINGTON--Members of the newly-organized CERTA, the Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations, are meeting with members of Congress Tuesday (April 20) to drum up support to combat entert Virgin Artist Severs Ties On Contract Dispute B ...

  5. EMI Appoints Dunn VP Marketing

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI has promoted Mark Dunn to VP of marketing, a new London-based role which reflects the rapid growth seen in music-DVD sales. He was most recently senior director, DVD and new formats, a post establ EMI has promoted Mark Dunn to VP of marketing, ...

  6. EMI Appoints Dunn VP Marketing

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI has promoted Mark Dunn to VP of marketing, a new London-based role which reflects the rapid growth seen in music-DVD sales. He was most recently senior director, DVD and new formats, a post establ EMI has promoted Mark Dunn to VP of marketing, ...

  7. Recent Cases And Filings

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT This week's recent case and filings includes EMI Music Marketing and Gucci America. Case : EMI Music Marketing v. Orpheus Music; Charles Huggins Issue: Breach of royalty agreement due to non-payment. Cite: New York Supreme Court, 600971 Filin ...

  8. EMI Denies Reports Of Fabricated SoundScan Data

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI is denying published reports that it attempted to manipulate Nielsen SoundScan data. California State Senator Kevin Murray is investigating claims made by a former EMI employee, according to the r EMI is denying published reports that it attem ...

  9. UMVD Holds On To No. 1 In Q1 Market Share

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music & Video Distribution (UMVD) maintained its leadership in U.S. album market share in the first quarter, but suffered declines from its performance last year. Universal Music & Video Distribution (UMVD) maintained its lea ...

  10. EMI Completes Acquisition of Jobete Catalog

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI music publishing is to acquire the remaining 20% of Berry Gordy's Jobete song catalog it did not already own for $80 million. EMI music publishing is to acquire the remaining 20% of Berry Gordy's Jobete song catalog it did not alread ...

  11. Cecillon Returns To EMI, De Buretel Exits

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former EMI Records Group U.K. president/CEO Jean-Francois Cecillon has returned to the record business. He was appointed president of EMI Music Continental Europe today, replacing Emmanuel De Buretel, Former EMI Records Group U.K. president/CEO Je ...

  12. Cecillon Returns To EMI, De Buretel Exits

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former EMI Records Group U.K. president/CEO Jean-Francois Cecillon has returned to the record business. He was appointed president of EMI Music Continental Europe today, replacing Emmanuel De Buretel, Former EMI Records Group U.K. president/CEO Je ...

  13. EMI Axes 1,500 Jobs

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI Group plc has announced a major restructuring in an attempt to cut costs. The plan includes cutting 1,500 staff, dropping 20% of its artist roster, and exiting from disc manufacturing in Europe an EMI Group plc has announced a major restructur ...

  14. EMI Cuts 1,500 Jobs

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI Group plc has announced a major restructuring in an attempt to cut costs. The plan includes cutting 1,500 staff, dropping 20% of its artist roster, and exiting from disc manufacturing in Europe an EMI Group plc has announced a major restructur ...

  15. EMI Music Marketing Taps Halbach

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Marketing names Melanie Halbach director of national independent retail sales. NEW YORK-- EMI Music Marketing names Melanie Halbach director of national independent retail sales. Halbach, who is based in Los Angeles, previously was label ...

  16. EMI, Sony, BMG Ink Deals With Verizon Wireless

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI, Sony Music and BMG have announced deals with Verizon Wireless' Get It Now mobile-phone software store, as has indie Epitaph Records. In his keynote address today (March 24) at MobileMusicCon 2004 EMI, Sony Music and BMG have announced de ...

  17. Aussie Judge Rejects Kazaa Claim

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Federal Court in Sydney has rejected an application by P2P service Kazaa's parent Sharman Networks to have evidence collected during February raids in three Australian states declared invalid. SYDNEY--The Federal Court in Sydney has rejec ...

  18. Australian Labels, Kazaa Await Calif. Ruling

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Australian record labels and Sydney-based SharmanNetworks--owner of the Kazaa P2P file-sharing service--are anxiously waiting to the decisions of three appeal court judges some 7,500 miles away. SYDNEY--Australian record labels and Sydney-based Sh ...

  19. Clear Channel Yanks Howard Stern Off Six Channels

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST <ul><li> Victims' Relief Aid Fund Proposed In Wake Of R.I. Nightclub Deaths</li> <li> Calif. Sen. Backs Proposed New Internet Piracy Bill</li> <li> South By Southwest Conference Panels Offer CLE Credi Clear ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. EMI Music Marketing Appoints VPs

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Marketing (EMM) has named three VPs, all based in L.A. EMI Music Marketing (EMM) has named three VPs, all based in L.A. Kenny Di Dia has joined EMM as VP of marketing, reporting to Phil Quartararo, president of EMM and executive VP of EM ...

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