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  1. Stringer: DRM Is Crucial To Industry's Future

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST While content will remain "king," the future for music and film companies increasingly lies in DRM (digital rights management), Howard Stringer, chairman/CEO of Sony Corp. of America and vice chairman While content will remain "king ...

  2. Stringer: DRM Is Crucial To Industry's Future

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST While content will remain "king," the future for music and film companies increasingly lies in DRM (digital rights management), Howard Stringer, chairman/CEO of Sony Corp. of America and vice chairman While content will remain "king ...

  3. Cingular Offering Recorded-Music Ringtones

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual recorded music by original artists from Universal Music Group, BMG, Sony Music and EMI. Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual r ...

  4. Cingular Offering Recorded-Music Ringtones

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual recorded music by original artists from Universal Music Group, BMG, Sony Music and EMI. Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual r ...

  5. OD2 France Adds Sony To Its Major Offering

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with the French affiliate of Sony, paving the way for the digital wholesaler to offer content in that market from all five of the majors through its partner si OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with ...

  6. OD2 France Adds Sony To Its Major Offering

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with the French affiliate of Sony, paving the way for the digital wholesaler to offer content in that market from all five of the majors through its partner si OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with ...

  7. Nude Records Founder Launches New U.K. Label

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Altered States to be distributed by Pinnacle, Sony. Altered States to be distributed by Pinnacle, Sony. News ...

  8. Uni Mobile Signs Multimedia Pact With Alcatel

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Mobile, a division of Universal Music International (UMI), has joined forces with French communications company Alcatel to develop a third-generation (3G) mobile multimedia service. Universal Mobile, a division of Universal Music Interna ...

  9. Tuned In: Radio

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel, Sony Music and Winterfresh gum have launched Radio Star, a 14-week talent search. Clear Channel, Sony Music and Winterfresh gum have launched Radio Star, a 14-week talent search. News ...

  10. Sony Cancels MP3 Player Launch

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. has canceled the planned sale this spring in Japan of two portable MP3 digital music players because of problems with the built-in FM radio tu Japanese electronics and entertainment company ...

  11. Sony Cancels MP3 Player Launch

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. has canceled the planned sale this spring in Japan of two portable MP3 digital music players because of problems with the built-in FM radio tu Japanese electronics and entertainment company ...

  12. Sony On Board Aussie Destra Download Service

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Australia has become the third key label -- and second major -- to sign-up for digital rights management (DRM) provider Destra Corporation's online music store. The pact will see Destra sel Sony Music Australia has become the third ...

  13. Elvis Crespo Jumps To OLE Music

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Merengue star Elvis Crespo has signed with OLE Music. Crespo, who was formerly on Sony Discos, will announce his move in a press conference tomorrow (Feb. 18). He plans to release a new album in May. Merengue star Elvis Crespo has signed with OLE ...

  14. EC Confirms Investigation Into Sony-BMG Merger

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Confirming information first revealed on Billboard.biz, the European Commission announced today (Feb. 12) that its competition department is to open an in-depth probe into the proposed merger of the m Confirming information first revealed on Billb ...

  15. XM Satellite Radio Reports Quarterly Loss

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio reports a loss of $162.9 million, or $1.12 per share, for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2003. Revenue was $33.5 million. XM Satellite Radio reports a loss of $162.9 million, or $1.12 per share, for the fourth quarter ended D ...

  16. Sirius, EchoStar Launch Alliance

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST RadioShack to serve as point-of-sale. RadioShack to serve as point-of-sale. News ...

  17. Sirius, EchoStar Launch Alliance

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment Alliance. Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment ...

  18. Soundbuzz Australia MD Hoppe Quits

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Andrew Hoppe, Sydney-based managing director of the Australian operations of Asia-Pacific digital-music services company Soundbuzz, has left the company. He is expected to be announced next week as di Andrew Hoppe, Sydney-based managing director o ...

  19. Soundbuzz Australia MD Hoppe Quits

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Andrew Hoppe, Sydney-based managing director of the Australian operations of Asia-Pacific digital-music services company Soundbuzz, has left the company. He is expected to be announced next week as di Andrew Hoppe, Sydney-based managing director o ...

  20. Sirius, EchoStar Launch Alliance

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment Alliance. Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment ...

  21. Muzicall Plans To Offer Mobile Playback Tones

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Two of the major labels and several independents are in talks to supply content to new mobile-music service provider Muzicall. The U.K.-based start-up, which launched yesterday (Feb. 10), is led by CE Two of the major labels and several independen ...

  22. Muzicall Plans To Offer Mobile Playback Tones

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Two of the major labels and several independents are in talks to supply content to new mobile-music service provider Muzicall. The U.K.-based start-up, which launched yesterday (Feb. 10), is led by CE Two of the major labels and several independen ...

  23. Clear Channel, Sony Start Talent Contest

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST 'Radio Star' winner gets Sony label deal. 'Radio Star' winner gets Sony label deal. News ...

  24. Sony Initiative To Push Legal Downloads At Schools

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony program aims to stem illegal downloading. Sony program aims to stem illegal downloading. News ...

  25. Sony Campaign To Push Legal Downloads At Schools

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Andrew Lack debuted a new program aimed to stem the tide of illegal downloading on college campuses during the Entertainment Law Initiative luncheon on Friday (Fe Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Andrew L ...

  26. Beyoncé, Missy, Alicia To Hit Road In March

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Verizon to sponsor tour of U.S. arenas. Verizon to sponsor tour of U.S. arenas. News ...

  27. EC Moving To 'Phase 2' On Sony/BMG

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger between the music divisions of Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger ...

  28. EC Moving To 'Phase 2' On Sony/BMG

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger between the music divisions of Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger ...

  29. Income Improves At Sony Music Entertainment

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment (SME) posted a 50.3% increase in operating income to ¥30.3 billion ($285 million) in the fiscal third quarter, which ended Dec. 31, despite a 3.1% drop in sales to ¥ Sony Music Entertainment (SME) posted ...

  30. Xingtone Goes Hollywood

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hollywood Records has cut a deal with wireless content service Xingtone to promote its artists through mobile phones. Hollywood Records has cut a deal with wireless content service Xingtone to promote its artists through mobile phones. Under the a ...

  31. Sanz Outing To Kick Off In Panama

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Alejandro Sanz will kick off his world tour Feb. 10 in Panama. Sponsored by Verizon Wireless, the outing will hit 15 U.S. cities starting April 24 in Miami. Alejandro Sanz will kick off his world tour Feb. 10 in Panama. Sponsored by Verizon Wirele ...

  32. Sony Music Distribution Lowers DVD Prices

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST In an effort to further establish the growing market for music video, Sony Music Distribution is reducing the price to retail on more than 40 DVD titles. In an effort to further establish the growing market for music video, Sony Music Distribution ...

  33. Sony Music Distribution Lowers DVD Prices

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST In an effort to further establish the growing market for music video, Sony Music Distribution is reducing the price to retail on more than 40 DVD titles. In an effort to further establish the growing market for music video, Sony Music Distribution ...

  34. Music Choice Adds 6 Million In 2003

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music Choice says it added 6 million new subscribers in 2003. The music programming service, which is carried over cable and satellite television networks, now reaches 32.7 million homes. Music Choice says it added 6 million new subscribers in 200 ...

  35. Music Choice Adds 6 Million In 2003

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music Choice says it added 6 million new subscribers in 2003. The music programming service, which is carried over cable and satellite television networks, now reaches 32.7 million homes. Music Choice says it added 6 million new subscribers in 200 ...

  36. Latin Notas

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST The growing trend for Latin ring tones finds Universal Mobile providing content for Telcel's 22 million customers. The growing trend for Latin ring tones finds Universal Mobile providing content for Telcel's 22 million customers. News ...

  37. Latin Notas

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST The growing trend for Latin ring tones finds Universal Mobile providing content for Telcel's 22 million customers. The growing trend for Latin ring tones finds Universal Mobile providing content for Telcel's 22 million customers. News ...

  38. Sprint Service To Offer WMG Content

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner is third major for Sprint's Music Tones ringers. Warner is third major for Sprint's Music Tones ringers. News ...

  39. EU Regulators To Review Sony, BMG Merger

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Competition commission officially notified Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. have officially notified the European Union's competition commission of their plans to combine their recorded music businesses. A Bertelsmann spokesman confirms that the ...

  40. EU Regulators To Review Sony, BMG Merger

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. have officially notified the European Union's competition commission of their plans to combine their recorded music businesses. Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. have officially notified the European Union's com ...

  41. EU Regulators To Review Sony, BMG Merger

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Competition commission officially notified Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. have officially notified the European Union's competition commission of their plans to combine their recorded music businesses. A Bertelsmann spokesman confirms that the ...

  42. Sony To Bow Download Service In Spring

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST À la carte service to launch alongside player device Sony yesterday formally outlined plans for a spring launch of an à la carte download service in the U.S. and unveiled a storage medium and device strategy designed to take on Apple' ...

  43. Sony To Bow Download Service In Spring

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST À la carte service to accompany launch of player device Sony yesterday formally outlined plans for a spring launch of an à la carte download service in the U.S. and unveiled a storage medium and device strategy designed to take on Apple&# ...

  44. Sony To Bow Download Service In Spring

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Storage device also to debut Sony yesterday formally outlined plans for a spring launch of an à la carte download service in the U.S. and unveiled a storage medium and device strategy designed to take on Apple's iPod and similar rivals. The a ...

  45. Sanz Dials Up Wide-Ranging Deal With Verizon Wireless

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Spanish star Alejandro Sanz has forged an extensive sponsorship agreement with Verizon Wireless. The deal, which sources say is valued at millions of dollars, includes TV, radio, Internet and print ad Spanish star Alejandro Sanz has forged an exte ...

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