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  1. EMI Christian Makes Promotions

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Several Nashville-based staffers at EMI CMG Label Group, the Christian music arm of EMI, have assumed new posts. Several Nashville-based staffers at EMI CMG Label Group, the Christian music arm of EMI, have assumed new posts. After nine years with ...

  2. Mundi's 'Figaro' Tops Gramophone Honors

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mozart's opera "The Marriage of Figaro," conducted by Rene Jacobs and released by French indie label Harmonia Mundi, was named record of the year at the Gramophone Awards, which annually honor classic Mozart's opera "The M ...

  3. The Beat

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Robbie Robertson offers an exclusive peek into the five-CD musical history of the Band, due from Capitol/EMI next May. Read Melinda Newman's column. Robbie Robertson offers an exclusive peek into the five-CD musical history of the Band, due f ...

  4. IFPI: Record Biz Value Falls 1.3% In First Half

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New interim figures published today by the IFPI reveal a slowing in the rate of decline for global recorded music shipments. The estimated retail value of the worldwide industry in the first half of 2 New interim figures published today by the IFP ...

  5. IFPI: Record Biz Value Falls 1.3% In First Half

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New interim figures published today by the IFPI reveal a slowing in the rate of decline for global recorded music shipments. The estimated retail value of the worldwide industry in the first half of 2 New interim figures published today by the IFP ...

  6. Nicoli: IP Should Be Gov't Priority

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli is urging the British government to pay more attention to intellectual property (IP) issues. EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli is urging the British government to pay more attention to intellectual property (IP) issues. ...

  7. EMI Latin America Names VP

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Latin America has named Ed McCardell as VP of business affairs. He will oversee all legal and business affairs for the region, which encompasses 12 countries, as well as the U.S. Latin marke EMI Music Latin America has named Ed McCardell ...

  8. EMI To Issue Posthumous Fassie Compilation

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music is to release a compilation of hits from the late South African singer, Brenda Fassie, who died in May this year. EMI will donate all proceeds from album sales to the Nelson Mandela Foundati EMI Music is to release a compilation of hits ...

  9. EMI To Issue Posthumous Fassie Compilation

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music is to release a compilation of hits from the late South African singer, Brenda Fassie, who died in May this year. EMI will donate all proceeds from album sales to the Nelson Mandela Foundati EMI Music is to release a compilation of hits ...

  10. The Beat

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Robbie Robertson offers an exclusive peek into the five-CD musical history of the Band, due from Capitol/EMI next May. Read Melinda Newman's column. Robbie Robertson offers an exclusive peek into the five-CD musical history of the Band, due f ...

  11. Report: Warner Music Planning IPO

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group is eyeing a public stock issue as early as next spring, according to a report published in the British trade press today (Sept. 23). Warner Music Group is eyeing a public stock issue as early as next spring, according to a repor ...

  12. IFPI Unveils Territorial Market-Share Details

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT UMG leads eight of world's top 10 music markets. Universal Music Group maintained its leadership across most of the top 10 music markets in 2003, the IFPI reveals in a report issued today (Sept. 14). The trade group is upbeat on the developme ...

  13. IFPI Unveils Territorial Market-Share Details

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group maintained its leadership across most of the top 10 music markets in 2003, the IFPI reveals in a report issued today (Sept. 14). The trade group is upbeat on the development of n Universal Music Group maintained its leadershi ...

  14. France Investigates EMI, FNAC In Copy Control Case

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music France and music retailer FNAC have been placed under investigation by a magistrate at a court in Nanterre, near Paris. PARIS -- Controversial copy-protection technology is once again causing legal trouble for companies in France. EMI Mu ...

  15. EMI South East Asia Appoints Robinson Pres/COO

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paul Robinson has been promoted to the new role as president/COO of EMI Music South East Asia, with effect from September 1. Paul Robinson has been promoted to the new role as president/COO of EMI Music South East Asia, with effect from September ...

  16. French Suit Aims at Anti-Piracy Technology

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Copyright protection technologies used to prevent CDs from being pirated online are facing a legal challenge in France, where a judge placed record label EMI Group Plc under formal investigation for u Copyright protection technologies used to prev ...

  17. French Suit Aims at Anti-Piracy Technology

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Copyright protection technologies used to prevent CDs from being pirated online are facing a legal challenge in France, where a judge placed record label EMI Group Plc under formal investigation for u Copyright protection technologies used to prev ...

  18. Cecillon Names New EMI Italy Team

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean-Francois Cecillon today confirmed the new management structure for EMI Music Italy. EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean-Francois Cecillon today confirmed the new management structure for EM ...

  19. Warner's De Souza Joins EMI France

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean Francois Cecillon continues to realign the management team of its French company with the appointment of Michel de Souza as its GM and commercial and ope EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean ...

  20. EMI's Narada Appoints CFO

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pedo joins from BMG. Narada Productions Inc., a division of EMI, has named Steve Pedo as CFO. Pedo joins the company from BMG, where he had been since 1981, most recently as director of finance and operations in Brazil. In his new post, he will ov ...

  21. EMI Jazz & Classics Appoints Key Execs

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Jazz & Classics in New York has made several key appointments, including naming David D'Urbano VP/CFO and Michele Singer as senior VP of legal and business affairs. EMI Jazz & Classics in New York has made several key appointm ...

  22. Prez/CEO Out As EMI Italy Restructures

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean-Francois Cecillon today unveiled a new management structure for the unit's Italian operation -- one that does not include current EMI Music Italy preside EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO ...

  23. EMI France Pres Tong Cuong To Exit

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music France president Eric Tong Cuong is leaving the company after 16 month in the role. EMI Music France president Eric Tong Cuong is leaving the company after 16 month in the role. The announcement was made today (July 20) by London-based E ...

  24. Urban Signs With Capitol Australia

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nashville-based Australian country singer Keith Urban has signed to Capitol/EMI Australia. Nashville-based Australian country singer Keith Urban has signed to Capitol/EMI Australia. Urban was contracted to EMI Music Australia in the early part of ...

  25. Urban Signs With Capitol Australia

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nashville-based Australian country singer Keith Urban has signed to Capitol/EMI Australia. Nashville-based Australian country singer Keith Urban has signed to Capitol/EMI Australia. Urban was contracted to EMI Music Australia in the early part of ...

  26. Songwriter Sues EMI Pub For Withholding Royalties

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter Giuseppe "Beppe" Canterelli has filed a class-action lawsuit against EMI Music Publishing, alleging that the company engages in unfair business practices by failing to promptly pay out uncl NEW YORK -- Songwriter Giuseppe &quo ...

  27. EMI Group To Buy Stake In Golden Harvest

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI's Typhoon eyeing 15% interest. EMI's Typhoon eyeing 15% interest. News ...

  28. EMI Group To Buy Stake In Golden Harvest

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group plans to buy a stake in Hong Kong-based filmmaker and distributor Golden Harvest Entertainment to become its substantial shareholder. EMI Group plans to buy a stake in Hong Kong-based filmmaker and distributor Golden Harvest Entertainmen ...

  29. Songwriter Slaps EMI Pub With Suit

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter Giuseppe "Beppe" Canterelli has filed a class-action lawsuit against EMI Music Publishing, alleging that the company engages in unfair business practices by failing to promptly pay out uncl Songwriter Giuseppe "Beppe" ...

  30. Songwriter Slaps EMI Pub With Suit

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Action claims company withheld royalties. Songwriter Giuseppe "Beppe" Canterelli has filed a class-action lawsuit against EMI Music Publishing, alleging that the company engages in unfair business practices by failing to promptly pay out ...

  31. EMI Confident On 2nd-Half Release Slate

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli today (July 13) told investors that a tantalizing second-half release schedule will help the company meet its full-year financial targets, and stated that the major is n EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli today (July 13) ...

  32. EMI Confident On 2nd-Half Release Slate

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli today (July 13) told investors that a tantalizing second-half release schedule will help the company meet its full-year financial targets, and stated that the major is n EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli today (July 13) ...

  33. Recent Cases & Filings

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Publisher Universal-PolyGram alleges that EMI has wrongfully retained royalties derived from the score of the 1984 film "The Terminator." Case : Universal-PolyGram International Publishing Inc., et al., vs. EMI April Music Inc. Issue: Pu ...

  34. EMI Commits To A Digital Future

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI has pledged to digitize its entire catalog as the group moves to embrace opportunities in the digital-music environment. EMI has pledged to digitize its entire catalog as the group moves to embrace opportunities in the digital-music environmen ...

  35. EMI Commits To A Digital Future

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI has pledged to digitize its entire catalog as the group moves to embrace opportunities in the digital-music environment. EMI has pledged to digitize its entire catalog as the group moves to embrace opportunities in the digital-music environmen ...

  36. Puerto Rico's Guatauba Links With EMI

    June 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Guatauba Productions, a Puerto Rico-based production company specializing in urban Latin music, has signed a multi-year licensing deal with EMI Music U.S. Latin. Guatauba Productions, a Puerto Rico-based production company specializing in urban La ...

  37. Sony Names Giramonti As Senior VP

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Marketing vet will oversee video/DVD production. Sony Music U.S. has named Piero Giramonti as senior VP of video and DVD production. Giramonti will oversee the creation and production of all music videos, DVDs, electronic press kits and long-form ...

  38. Sony Names Giramonti As Senior VP

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Marketing vet will oversee video/DVD production. Sony Music U.S. has named Piero Giramonti as senior VP of video and DVD production. Giramonti will oversee the creation and production of all music videos, DVDs, electronic press kits and long-form ...

  39. Objectors Slam Monti's Approval Of Sony-BMG Merger

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Following word June 17 that European Union Competition Commissioner Mario Monti will recommend approval of the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, independent labels, retailers and consumer groups BRUSSELS -- Following word June 17 that Europea ...

  40. Leader Universal Loses Market Share In 2003

    June 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A combined Sony-BMG would have been market leader. Universal Music Group remained the recorded-music market leader in 2003, according to figures supplied today by international trade body IFPI. Universal posted a 23.5% share last year, down from 2 ...

  41. Leader Universal Loses Market Share In 2003

    June 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group remained the recorded-music market leader in 2003, according to figures supplied today by international trade body the IFPI. Universal Music Group remained the recorded-music market leader in 2003, according to figures suppli ...

  42. Merger Opponents Testify In Sony-BMG Hearing

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music, Internet and consumer groups attacked Sony Music and BMG today (June 15), claiming the planned merger of the two majors would choke an already restricted music market. Music, Internet and consumer groups attacked Sony Music and BMG today (J ...

  43. EMI Lifts Bassetti To Senior VP Of Industry And Government Affairs

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music has promoted Victoria Bassetti to senior VP of industry and government affairs, worldwide. She was VP of legal and public policy, North America. EMI Music has promoted Victoria Bassetti to senior VP of industry and government affairs, wo ...

  44. Sony, BMG Defend Merger Plans

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Majors claim deal would help revive industry. Sony Music and BMG made a robust defense of their proposed merger today (June 14) at a special hearing in Brussels, the start of a two-day gathering organized by the competition department of the Europ ...

  45. EMI Ups Bassetti To Senior VP

    June 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Exec to handle industry, gov't, legal affairs worldwide. EMI Music has promoted Victoria Bassetti to senior VP of industry and government affairs, worldwide. She was VP of legal and public policy, North America. Bassetti, who joined EMI last ...

  46. EMI Contracts Levy For 5 More Years

    June 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group has renewed its contract with the chairman of its recorded music division Alain Levy for an additional five years. Under the new contract, Levy's base salary has been upped to £1million EMI Group has renewed its contract wi ...

  47. EMI Contracts Levy For 5 More Years

    June 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group has renewed its contract with the chairman of its recorded music division Alain Levy for an additional five years. Under the new contract, Levy's base salary has been upped to £1million EMI Group has renewed its contract wi ...

  48. Impala Backs EC's Objections To Sony-BMG Merger

    June 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European independent labels association Impala today welcomed the European Commission's initial objections to the planned merger between Sony and BMG. In a statement, the Brussels-based trade group sa European independent labels association I ...

  49. Impala Backs EC's Objections To Sony-BMG Merger

    June 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European independent labels association Impala today welcomed the European Commission's initial objections to the planned merger between Sony and BMG. In a statement, the Brussels-based trade group sa European independent labels association I ...

  50. Beatles Said To Be In Online Song Licensing Talks

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Representatives of the Beatles are in discussions with various online music services about licensing their songs for distribution on the Internet, according to people familiar with the discussions. Representatives of the Beatles are in discussions ...

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