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  1. 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 ...

  2. EMI Belgium Cuts 16 Staff

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Belgium will axe 16 of its 49-strong work force as part of the major's worldwide restructuring. Staffers at the Brussels-based company were told yesterday of the downsizing. EMI Belgium will axe 16 of its 49-strong work force as part of t ...

  3. UJA Honors For Munns, Glaser

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI, Real execs named Music Visionaries. David Munns and Rob Glaser will each receive honors for Music Visionary of the Year from the UJA-Federation of New York and the Music for Youth Foundation. The awards will be presented during a lunch July 1 ...

  4. French Music Biz Protest Job Cuts

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paris yesterday staged an unprecedented collective protest against industry-wide restructuring. An estimated 400 staff from all five major labels in France gathered at Paris' Palais Royal, home to the Paris yesterday staged an unprecedented c ...

  5. NARM Reveals Awards Finalists

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NARM has unveiled the finalists for its 2003-04 Merchandiser and Supplier of the Year Awards. Billboard Information Group is a finalist in the category of related products and services, as is sister c NARM has unveiled the finalists for its 2003-0 ...

  6. NARM Reveals Awards Finalists

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NARM has unveiled the finalists for its 2003-04 Merchandiser and Supplier of the Year Awards. Billboard Information Group is a finalist in the category of related products and services, as is sister c NARM has unveiled the finalists for its 2003-0 ...

  7. Manolo Diaz Named Chief Of EMI Spain

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a move that has surprised insiders, EMI has appointed Latin music industry veteran Manolo Diaz as president/CEO of EMI Spain, Billboard.biz has learned. In a move that has surprised insiders, EMI has appointed Latin music industry veteran Manol ...

  8. UMPG Inks Clarence Avant

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group is the new administrator for Clarence Avant's music publishing catalogs, Avant Garde and Interior Music Corp. Universal Music Publishing Group is the new administrator for Clarence Avant's music publishin ...

  9. EMI Profit Falls; Company Upbeat

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group said today it outperformed the music industry in fiscal-year 2003, achieving robust performances from its North American operations and gaining market share in its recorded music and publish EMI Group said today it outperformed the music ...

  10. EMI Profit Falls; Company Upbeat

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group said today it outperformed the music industry in fiscal-year 2003, achieving robust performances from its North American operations and gaining market share in its recorded music and publish EMI Group said today it outperformed the music ...

  11. EMI Brazil Names New President

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran record executive Marcos Maynard has been appointed president of EMI Music Brazil, effective immediately. Maynard replaces outgoing president Beto Boaventura, who abruptly left the company this Veteran record executive Marcos Maynard has be ...

  12. EMI Brazil Names New President

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran record executive Marcos Maynard has been appointed president of EMI Music Brazil, effective immediately. Maynard replaces outgoing president Beto Boaventura, who abruptly left the company this Veteran record executive Marcos Maynard has be ...

  13. Wall Of Sound Splits With EMI's Labels

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British dance label Wall of Sound (WoS) has "amicably" ended its six-year multi-regional licensing agreement with EMI's Labels division after six years. British dance label Wall of Sound (WoS) has "amicably" ended its six- ...

  14. Wall Of Sound Splits With EMI's Labels

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British dance label Wall of Sound (WoS) has "amicably" ended its six-year multi-regional licensing agreement with EMI's Labels division after six years. British dance label Wall of Sound (WoS) has "amicably" ended its six- ...

  15. Kingstreet Fund Ready For Launch

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Three veteran U.K. music and advertising industry execs have teamed to launch the Kingstreet Media Group, a $220 million music, film and media-related rights fund. Three veteran U.K. music and advertising industry execs have teamed to launch the K ...

  16. Melodeo Expands Offering With EMI Deal

    May 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT ,000 tracks now available through service. Melodeo, a provider of mobile music distribution services for wireless carriers, has expanded its catalog by licensing an additional 200,000 tracks from EMI Music. The deal allows wireless operators in ...

  17. EMI Revamps European Marketing Lineup

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The marketing team at EMI Music Continental Europe in London has been restructured under the division's new chairman/CEO Jean-Francois Cecillon, Billboard.biz has learned. The marketing team at EMI Music Continental Europe in London has been ...

  18. EMI Revamps European Marketing Lineup

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The marketing team at EMI Music Continental Europe in London has been restructured under the division's new chairman/CEO Jean-Francois Cecillon, Billboard.biz has learned. The marketing team at EMI Music Continental Europe in London has been ...

  19. Judge Throws Out EMI SoundScan-Fraud Allegations

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a claim by Avatar Records that EMI hired marketing consultants in an attempt to inflate Nielsen SoundScan numbers. The indie label had alleged that the EMI-pa A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a cl ...

  20. Judge Throws Out EMI SoundScan-Fraud Allegations

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a claim by Avatar Records that EMI hired marketing consultants in an attempt to inflate Nielsen SoundScan numbers. The indie label had alleged that the EMI-pa A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a cl ...

  21. EMI Finland Sheds 4 Staff

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Finland has let go four employees, Billboard.biz has learned. Sources say Virgin marketing manager Jone Nikula and A&R manager Sami Häikiö have left the company. The other two staff EMI Finland has let go four employe ...

  22. EMI Promotes Ende, Foster-Key

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing names Peter Ende president/CEO and Tony Foster-Key chief operating officer of its continental European operations. LONDON (Hollywood Reporter)--EMI Music Publishing names Peter Ende president/CEO and Tony Foster-Key chief oper ...

  23. Mean Fiddler Poised To Go Digital With EMI

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), the London-based live-venue operator and concerts promoter, has struck a content deal with EMI ahead of the planned launch of its online music service, dubbed "Meantun Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), the Lond ...

  24. Mean Fiddler Poised To Go Digital With EMI

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), the London-based live-venue operator and concerts promoter, has struck a content deal with EMI ahead of the planned launch of its online music service, dubbed "Meantun Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), the Lond ...

  25. Mean Fiddler Poised To Go Digital With EMI

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), the London-based live-venue operator and concerts promoter, has struck a content deal with EMI ahead of the planned launch of its online music service, dubbed "Meantun Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), the Lond ...

  26. EMI Music Publishing Unveils New Euro Structure

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has unveiled a new management structure for its Continental European operations. Veteran executives Peter Ende and Terry Foster-Key have been promoted to jointly oversee the new o EMI Music Publishing has unveiled a new manage ...

  27. EMI Denmark Unveils Streamline Measures

    May 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Recorded Music Denmark has cut eight staff and will streamline its operations in a move to improve profitability. EMI Recorded Music Denmark has cut eight staff and will streamline its operations in a move to improve profitability. Most of the ...

  28. Sony Music Licensing Taps D'Arcy As Director

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT One day after <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/digital/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000497199">launching a new B2B Web site</A>, Sony Music Licensing has made a key executive a One day after launching ...

  29. Majors Keen On Film, TV Music

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT At a time when corporate mergers, acquisitions, consolidations, and realignments are continually shifting the music industry landscape, the licensing of music for usage in film and television has beco The songs remain the same. But the business se ...

  30. Nelson Takes A&R Duties At EMI's Innocent

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI has signalled its commitment to pop imprint Innocent through the appointment of Jamie Nelson as its director of A&amp;R. With immediate effect, Nelson is tasked with overseeing the A&amp;R strateg EMI has signalled its commitment to po ...

  31. EMI Music Pub Sues Video-Game Titan

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has filed a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against video-game giant Electronic Arts for copyright infringement. According to the complaint, EA used 20 EMI-owned songs in its video g EMI Music Publishing has filed a multi-million ...

  32. EMI Music Pub Sues Video-Game Titan

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has filed a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against video-game giant Electronic Arts for copyright infringement. According to the complaint, EA used 20 EMI-owned songs in its video g EMI Music Publishing has filed a multi-million ...

  33. EMI: No Word From SEC

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI says that it hasn't heard from the Securities and Exchange Commission concerning <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/business_finance/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000484100">a EMI says that it hasn ...

  34. Former EMI Exec Bates Rises At U.K.'s Colt

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former EMI Group finance director Tony Bates has been promoted at Colt Telecom Group plc to the new role as chief administrative officer, with effect from May 1. Former EMI Group finance director Tony Bates has been promoted at Colt Telecom Group ...

  35. Former EMI Exec Bates Rises At U.K.'s Colt

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former EMI Group finance director Tony Bates has been promoted at Colt Telecom Group plc to the new role as chief administrative officer, with effect from May 1. Former EMI Group finance director Tony Bates has been promoted at Colt Telecom Group ...

  36. Italian EMI Publishing Exec Dies

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Antonio Marrapodi was 57. Antonio Marrapodi, managing director of EMI Music Publishing in Italy, died last night (April 20) at his home in Milan. He was 57. Marrapodi had worked for EMI Music Publishing and its forebears since 1974, when he joined ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Neville Brothers Put New Album On Back Porch

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Neville Brothers have signed a licensing deal with Back Porch/Narada Records for the release of their next album. The Neville Brothers have signed a licensing deal with Back Porch/Narada Records for the release of their next album. The as-yet- ...

  39. 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& ...

  40. 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, ...

  41. 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, ...

  42. EMI Pub Exec Forms Label With Atlantic

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Evan Lamberg, EMI Music Publishing's executive VP of creative for North America, is starting a joint-venture label with Atlantic Records, E.V.L.A. Records Entertainment. Evan Lamberg, EMI Music Publishing's executive VP of creative for N ...

  43. Latin Notas

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Although EMI's cuts hit its Latin divisions, the company is still busy developing business deals. Read Leila Cobo's column. Although EMI's cuts hit its Latin divisions, the company is still busy developing business deals. Read Leila ...

  44. EMI Greece Loses Two Top Execs

    April 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI's worldwide restructuring is claiming two top Greek executives. Miltos Karadsas exited today (April 8) as managing director of Athens-based Minos-EMI Greece. He has not been replaced. EMI's worldwide restructuring is claiming two top ...

  45. EMI Greece Loses Two Top Execs

    April 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI's worldwide restructuring is claiming two top Greek executives. Miltos Karadsas exited today (April 8) as managing director of Athens-based Minos-EMI Greece. He has not been replaced. EMI's worldwide restructuring is claiming two top ...

  46. 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 ...

  47. Hut To Become Part Of Virgin U.K.

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Virgin U.K. imprint Hut Recordings has ceased to operate as a stand-alone unit and has been folded into its parent company. Virgin U.K. imprint Hut Recordings has ceased to operate as a stand-alone unit and has been folded into its parent company. ...

  48. Hut To Become Part Of Virgin U.K.

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Virgin U.K. imprint Hut Recordings has ceased to operate as a stand-alone unit and has been folded into its parent company. Virgin U.K. imprint Hut Recordings has ceased to operate as a stand-alone unit and has been folded into its parent company. ...

  49. EMI Latin U.S. Names Ballesteros As VP/GM

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jorge Ballesteros has been appointed VP/GM of the regional Mexican and Tejano division of EMI Music U.S. Latin. Ballesteros, who is based in San Antonio, reports to Jorge A. Pino, president/CEO of EMI Jorge Ballesteros has been appointed VP/GM of ...

  50. EMI Latin U.S. Names Ballesteros As VP/GM

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Latin region hit by layoffs from restructuring. Jorge Ballesteros has been appointed VP/GM of the regional Mexican and Tejano division of EMI Music U.S. Latin. Ballesteros, who is based in San Antonio, reports to Jorge A. Pino, president/CEO of EM ...

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