Entertainment

  1. 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 ...

  2. Altnet In AIDS Benefit Pact

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Service selling songs from benefit album. Service selling songs from benefit album. News ...

  3. Industry's Digital Future Explored At MidemNet

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Analysts see huge growth for online distribution. Analysts see huge growth for online distribution. News ...

  4. Kyo Takes 4 At NRJ Awards

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dido gets double win in Cannes. Dido gets double win in Cannes. News Dido ...

  5. Platinum Star:Hilary Duff

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST <I>Billboard</I>'s special section takes a look at the snow-balling music career of actress/singer Hilary Duff. Billboard 's special section takes a look at the snow-balling music career of actress/singer Hilary Duff. News Hi ...

  6. Retail Track

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although more albums broke the 1 million mark in sales last year, fewer copies were sold overall. Although more albums broke the 1 million mark in sales last year, fewer copies were sold overall. News ...

  7. Retail Track

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although more albums broke the 1 million mark in sales last year, fewer copies were sold overall. Although more albums broke the 1 million mark in sales last year, fewer copies were sold overall. News ...

  8. Movies & Music

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ice Cube feels at ease juggling starring roles in "Torque" and "Barbershop 2: Back in Business." Ice Cube feels at ease juggling starring roles in "Torque" and "Barbershop 2: Back in Business." News Ice Cube ...

  9. Global Pulse

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST The final installment of international acts that <I>Billboard</I> expects to break through in 2004. The final installment of international acts that Billboard expects to break through in 2004. News ...

  10. The Beat

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Darkness' "Permission to Land" shoots up The Billboard 200 after receiving four Brit Award nominations. The Darkness' "Permission to Land" shoots up The Billboard 200 after receiving four Brit Award nominations. N ...

  11. Rhythm & Blues

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie have signed on to host an upcoming ABC special honoring Motown Records. Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie have signed on to host an upcoming ABC special honoring Motown Records. News Lionel Richie , Justin Tim ...

  12. Retail Track

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although more albums broke the 1 million mark in sales last year, fewer copies were sold overall. Although more albums broke the 1 million mark in sales last year, fewer copies were sold overall. News ...

  13. On The Road

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Busta Rhymes' recent trip to Africa was a highlight of his 10-year career as a touring trailblazer. Busta Rhymes' recent trip to Africa was a highlight of his 10-year career as a touring trailblazer. News Busta Rhymes ...

  14. Five For Fighting

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST The John Ondrasik-fronted group's sophomore album turns up the volume and explores new sonic territory. The John Ondrasik-fronted group's sophomore album turns up the volume and explores new sonic territory. News ...

  15. WMG Confirms Cohen As U.S. Chairman/CEO

    January 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group confirms that it has named Lyor Cohen as chairman/CEO of U.S. Recorded Music. Cohen, current chairman/CEO of Island Def Jam Group, will take over the role following the purchase of Warner Music Group confirms that it has named L ...

  16. Border Breakers Honor Top-Selling EU Debuts

    January 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Britain's the Darkness is among the European Union bands that received a Border Breakers Award during the inaugural ceremony Sunday in Cannes. Britain's the Darkness is among the European Union bands that received a Border Breakers Award ...

  17. Border Breakers Honor Top-Selling EU Debuts

    January 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Britain's the Darkness is among the European Union bands that received a Border Breakers Award during the inaugural ceremony Sunday in Cannes. Britain's the Darkness is among the European Union bands that received a Border Breakers Award ...

  18. Kyo Takes 4 At NRJ Awards

    January 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dido gets double win in Cannes. Dido gets double win in Cannes. News Dido ...

  19. Kyo Takes 4 At NRJ Awards

    January 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST With four awards, French rock act Kyo was the big winner Saturday at the 5th annual NRJ Music Awards in Cannes. With four awards, French rock act Kyo was the big winner Saturday at the 5th annual NRJ Music Awards in Cannes. The local Jive-signed a ...

  20. Lyor Cohen Shifting To Warner Music Group

    January 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sources confirm that Lyor Cohen is joining Warner Music Group as head of North American operations. Sources confirm that Lyor Cohen is joining Warner Music Group as head of North American operations. Ed Christman News ...

  21. Industry's Digital Future Explored At MidemNet

    January 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Analysts see huge growth for online distribution. Analysts see huge growth for online distribution. News ...

  22. Industry's Digital Future Explored At MidemNet

    January 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Digital music will claim 33% of the global music market by 2008, suggested analysts today (Jan. 24) at MidemNet in Cannes. Digital music will claim 33% of the global music market by 2008, suggested analysts today (Jan. 24) at MidemNet in Cannes. D ...

  23. Industry's Digital Future Explored At MidemNet

    January 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Digital music will claim 33% of the global music market by 2008, suggested analysts today (Jan. 24) at MidemNet in Cannes. Digital music will claim 33% of the global music market by 2008, suggested analysts today (Jan. 24) at MidemNet in Cannes. D ...

  24. Industry's Digital Future Explored At MidemNet

    January 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Digital music will claim 33% of the global music market by 2008, suggested analysts today (Jan. 24) at MidemNet in Cannes. Digital music will claim 33% of the global music market by 2008, suggested analysts today (Jan. 24) at MidemNet in Cannes. D ...

  25. Altnet In AIDS Benefit Pact

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Service selling songs from benefit album. Service selling songs from benefit album. News ...

  26. Defected Taps Dewar For MD Post

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Vet joins dance label from MoS. Vet joins dance label from MoS. News ...

  27. Altnet In AIDS Benefit Pact

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Altnet -- the commercial download service that runs on top of peer-to-peer networks, including KaZaA and Grokster -- is selling tracks from John Lennon, Paul Simon, Britney Spears and others thanks to Altnet -- the commercial download service that ...

  28. Defected Taps Dewar For MD Post

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hector Dewar has joined U.K. dance music label Defected Records as managing director. He was director of Ministry of Sound (MoS) Group. Hector Dewar has joined U.K. dance music label Defected Records as managing director. He was director of Minist ...

  29. Altnet In AIDS Benefit Pact

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Altnet -- the commercial download service that runs on top of peer-to-peer networks, including KaZaA and Grokster -- is selling tracks from John Lennon, Paul Simon, Britney Spears and others thanks to Altnet -- the commercial download service that ...

  30. Defected Taps Dewar For MD Post

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hector Dewar has joined U.K. dance music label Defected Records as managing director. He was director of Ministry of Sound (MoS) Group. Hector Dewar has joined U.K. dance music label Defected Records as managing director. He was director of Minist ...

  31. Ryan Adams Breaks Wrist During Concert

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter falls from stage. Singer/songwriter falls from stage. News ...

  32. FBI Arrests Video Pirate

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Illinois man accused of posting films to Web. Illinois man accused of posting films to Web. News ...

  33. Trumpeter, Arranger Billy May Dies

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Big-band star was 87. Big-band star was 87. News ...

  34. FBI Arrests Video Pirate

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illinois man for allegedly posting films on the Internet without authorization. The man, Russell W. Sprague Sr., is expected to appear in a Chicago federal cour The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illino ...

  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. FBI Arrests Video Pirate

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illinois man for allegedly posting films on the Internet without authorization. The man, Russell W. Sprague Sr., is expected to appear in a Chicago federal cour The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illino ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. FBI Arrests Video Pirate

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illinois man for allegedly posting films on the Internet without authorization. The man, Russell W. Sprague Sr., is expected to appear in a Chicago federal cour The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illino ...

  39. Trumpeter, Arranger Billy May Dies

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Big-band arranger and trumpeter Billy May died Thursday of a heart attack at his home in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. He was 87. Big-band arranger and trumpeter Billy May died Thursday of a heart attack at his home in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. He ...

  40. Rock The Vote To Honor Dixie Chicks

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dixie Chicks will be awarded the Patrick Lippert Award during the Rock the Vote Awards on Feb. 7 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. The honor recognizes the group for its "enduring commitment Dixie Chicks will be awarded the Patrick L ...

  41. Ryan Adams Breaks Wrist During Concert

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST American singer-songwriter Ryan Adams broke his wrist in a fall from the stage during a gig in Liverpool, his publicist said today (Jan. 23). Adams, 29, plunged from the stage during a concert last ni American singer-songwriter Ryan Adams broke hi ...

  42. Bebo & Cigala, Sanz Lead Premios Amigo

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bebo &amp; Cigala and Alejandro Sanz were the big winners at the Premios Amigo ceremony last night in Madrid. Bebo & Cigala and Alejandro Sanz were the big winners at the Premios Amigo ceremony last night in Madrid. The duo of Cuban pianis ...

  43. Simon & Garfunkel Prep To Go Back Out In June

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Plans are under way for new leg of successful tour. Plans are under way for new leg of successful tour. News ...

  44. Universal U.K. To Make Staff Cuts

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST About 35 positions will be shed at Universal Music U.K. About 35 positions will be shed at Universal Music U.K. News ...

  45. Liz Phair

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The second single from Phair's self-titled album is a further push for mainstream success. The second single from Phair's self-titled album is a further push for mainstream success. News ...

  46. Latin Notas

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sales of Latin music for 2003 were up, while shipments declined during the year, according to the RIAA. So what's the story? Sales of Latin music for 2003 were up, while shipments declined during the year, according to the RIAA. So what' ...

  47. Latin Notas

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sales of Latin music for 2003 were up, while shipments declined during the year, according to the RIAA. So what's the story? Sales of Latin music for 2003 were up, while shipments declined during the year, according to the RIAA. So what' ...

  48. Macrovision Giving Downloaders More Freedom

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Firm releases updated copy-protection technology. Firm releases updated copy-protection technology. News ...

  49. Roots Launch Okayplayer Records

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop act is seeking artist submissions. Hip-hop act is seeking artist submissions. News ...

  50. Uni Nashville Ups Ken Robold

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Robold promoted to GM of Universal Music Group Nashville. Ken Robold has been promoted to the newly created position of GM of Universal Music Group Nashville. He was executive VP of operations/CFO. Robold reports to chairman/CEO Luke Lewis. Univer ...

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