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  1. BMG Rights Management Expands Into Sweden

    January 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST BMG Rights Management has reached an agreement to acquire the music publishing rights of Scandinavian Songs AB as well as the master rights of Hawk Records. Following the deal, BMG Rights Management also decided to establish an office in Sweden to ...

  2. @MIDEM: Stein, Gottehrer Revive Blue Horizon

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Industry vets Seymour Stein and Richard Gottehrer were reunited at the MIDEM conference in Cannes, where they announced the revival of the Blue Horizon label. The pair behind Blue Horizon's U.S. label partner, Sire Records, has decided to rev ...

  3. Susan Boyle Makes U.K. Chart History

    November 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST Former "Britain's Got Talent" contestant Susan Boyle made a record-breaking debut on Sunday's new U.K. chart with her debut album "I Dreamed a Dream" (Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment). It sold 410,000 units to bec ...

  4. Madonna Tops Strong Midyear List Of Top 25 Tours

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Despite the uncertain state of the economy, Billboard's midyear touring charts indicate a pattern of success that could well carry through the end of the year. And, even more so than usual, the top 25 list is dominated by acts that first achi ...

  5. NARM To Honor Hall And Oates At Confab

    April 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) will honor legendary musical artists Daryl Hall and John Oates with the chairman's award for sustained creative achievement at the organization's annual convention, to be held Ju ...

  6. Fleetwood Mac Returning To The Road In '09

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST As expected, Fleetwood Mac will embark on its first tour in five years next spring, beginning March 1 in Pittsburgh. Tickets for the Live Nation-produced "Unleashed" tour begin going on sale Dec. 15. So far, 16 dates are on tap through M ...

  7. Live Nation, AEG Reps Discuss Azoff Deal

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ticketmaster's blockbuster agreement to acquire a controlling equity interest in Irving Azoff's Front Line Management Group could have a big impact on Live Nation's summer amphitheater touring season, according to AEG Live CEO Randy ...

  8. Warner Vet Ikin Dies

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Peter Ikin, a former high-ranking Warner Music International executive who was one of the chief architects of the major's Australian business, has died at the age of 62 from a suspected heart attack. The Warner stalwart's passing has sen ...

  9. Osbourne, AC/DC Win At Classic Rock awards

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ozzy Osbourne, Foo Fighters and AC/DC were among the winners at the Marshall Classic Rock Roll Of Honour held at London's Park Lane Hotel. Osbourne won the gong for living legend although almost dropped the trophy on his foot, commenting, &qu ...

  10. Ticketmaster To Buy Majority Of Front Line Management

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster's blockbuster agreement to acquire a controlling equity interest in Front Line Management Group Inc., is the latest nuke in the ongoing struggle for supremacy between Live Nation and what will be known as Ticketmaster Entertainme ...

  11. Exclusive Billboard Q&A: UMG's Chairman/CEO Doug Morris

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT What's impressive about Doug Morris' midtown Manhattan office presents itself in modest statements. In one corner is a giant white canvas with a charcoal scrawl of a little boy; it turns out to be a self-portrait by Universal Music Group ...

  12. Sans Crow, Fleetwood Mac To Tour In 2009

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of Lindsey Buckingham's latest solo project, Fleetwood Mac is gearing up for a tour in early 2009 that will likely be followed by a new band album. Buckingham -- who releases "Gift of Screws" on Sept. 16 via Warner Bros. ...

  13. Madison Square Garden Aligns With Azoff-led Front Line

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden has acquired a minority equity interest in Front Line Management, the Irving Azoff-led management firm held by IAC and Warner Music Group. Front Line represents a wide range of major artists, including the Eagles, Jimmy Buffe ...

  14. Wolfgang's Vault Opens For Downloading

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Through a new arrangement between Wolfgang's Vault and Universal Music Group, vintage concert recordings from such acts as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix will soon join the nearly 500 recordings already available for download pur ...

  15. Touring Biz Veteran Kapp Dies

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Kapp, who spent nearly 40 years working in the concert industry, died yesterday (April 21) of a suspected heart attack at his home in Los Angeles. He was 57. Prior to his death, Kapp, who is credited for helping develop the concept of nation ...

  16. Paul Yeskel Dies

    December 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST Independent promotion and marketing specialist Paul Yeskel died in his sleep in the early hours of Sunday, Dec. 23, at his home in Old Bridge, N.J. The cause of death was yet to be determined. He was 56. Yeskel was founder and president of Aim Str ...

  17. Nichols Moves To Sanctuary For Management

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Country act Joe Nichols has signed for exclusive management representation with Sanctuary Artist Management. The company also represents ZZ Top, Fleetwood Mac, Tommy Lee, Elton John, the Who and James Blunt. Nichols was previously handled by John ...

  18. Brit Awards To Fete McCartney

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney will receive the coveted outstanding contribution to music honor at the Brit Awards 2008. The legendary Beatles singer and bass player will perform at the ceremony, which will be held Feb. 20 at London’s Earl’s Court venue and broad ...

  19. Vinyl Gets Vital: A Classic Format Makes A Comeback

    November 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST On a humid Friday night in October, three 19-year-olds crowd into a small New York University dorm room to listen to music. The room is typical: battered posters of Joy Division and Harry Nilsson taped to the walls, an unmade bed, no signs of food ...

  20. Douglas Honored At Gold Badge Awards

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lesley Douglas, controller of BBC Radio 2, was among the honorees at the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters' 33rd annual Gold Badge Awards, presented today (Oct. 25) at the Savoy hotel in Lesley Douglas, controller of BBC Radi ...

  21. Beatles' 'Sgt. Peppers' Wins U.K. Poll

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The British public has "overwhelmingly" selected the Beatles' legendary 1967 album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" as the favorite No. 1 album of all time. Results of the poll were broadcast M The British publ ...

  22. Beatles' 'Sgt. Peppers' Wins U.K. Poll

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Four Beatles albums in top 10 No. 1s. The British public has "overwhelmingly" selected the Beatles' legendary 1967 album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" as the favorite No. 1 album of all time. Results of the ...

  23. Opus Launches In New York

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Theater will show Green Day, Seal concerts. Opus Entertainment, a new destination for downloading music, buying DVDs and watching concerts on the big screen, opened today at the Palisades Mall in West Nyack, N.Y. Opus will show concerts from Green ...

  24. Signatures Network Sets Up Shop In LA

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Merch firm recently signed Coldplay, Billy Idol. Signatures Network, the music industry's largest tour merchandising and licensing firm, will open a permanent office in Los Angeles this summer, headed by CEO Dell Furano. Signatures has also e ...

  25. Sanctuary Inks Fightstar For Management

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group has added new British band Fightstar to its roster of management clients. Sanctuary Group has added new British band Fightstar to its roster of management clients. In recent months, Fightstar has ridden a wave of media exposure in ...

  26. Sanctuary Inks Fightstar For Management

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group has added British newcomers Fightstar to its roster of management clients. Sanctuary Group has added new British band Fightstar to its roster of management clients. In recent months, Fightstar has ridden a wave of media exposure in ...

  27. Sanctuary Picks Up Elton For Management

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group has added Sir Elton John to its management roster as part of a £16 million ($30 million) cash-and-stock deal to acquire the singer/songwriter's management company, Twenty-First Centur NEW YORK -- Sanctuary Group has added Sir ...

  28. Sanctuary Picks Up Elton For Management

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sanctuary Group has added Sir Elton John to its management roster as part of a £16 million ($30 million) cash-and-stock deal to acquire the singer/songwriter's management company, Twenty-First C Sanctuary Group has added Sir Elton Jo ...

  29. Jazz Saxophonist Dick Heckstall-Smith Dies

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Legendary British saxophonist Dick Heckstall-Smith, who played with a list of musicians that reads like a who's who of the international jazz and rock music scene, died Friday (Dec. 17) of cancer. He Legendary British saxophonist Dick Hecksta ...

  30. Tantric

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Another Fleetwood Mac chestnut gets a rejuvenation, and Tantric does this one right. Another Fleetwood Mac chestnut gets a rejuvenation, and Tantric does this one right. News ...

  31. Wilson Phillips

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT This take on the Fleetwood Mac nugget doesnt pack the punch of the original, but isn't all bad. This take on the Fleetwood Mac nugget doesnt pack the punch of the original, but isn't all bad. News ...

  32. Blimpie On Board For CCE's Summer Promo

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment has nabbed a new title sponsor, sandwich franchise Blimpie, for its summer 2004 concert season. In 2003, Smirnoff presented the season. Clear Channel Entertainment has nabbed a new title sponsor, sandwich franchise Blim ...

  33. Clapton, Wyman Team For Kids Charity Concert

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman and popular British musician/TV presenter Jools Holland will perform together for the first time March 15 in a charity event at London's Royal Al Eric Clapton, former Rolling Stones bassi ...

  34. Clapton, Wyman Team For Kids Charity Concert

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman and popular British musician/TV presenter Jools Holland will perform together for the first time March 15 in a charity event at London's Royal Al Eric Clapton, former Rolling Stones bassi ...

  35. The Matrix Want 'Good Pop' For Debut LP

    January 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Production team readies its own album The production/songwriting team known as the Matrix -- Lauren Christy, Graham Edwards and Scott Spock -- are keeping busy. Already nominated for producer of the year at the 46th Grammy Awards for work with Avr ...

  36. Cash, Sabbath Sets Among Big Catalog Projects Due

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sets to fete icons of metal, country and rock Icons of metal, country and rock are among the subjects covered by major catalog titles to be released during the first quarter. Rhino in March will deliver "Black Box: The Complete Original Black ...

  37. Cash, Sabbath Sets Among Big Catalog Projects Due

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Boxes due from metal, country and rock icons Icons of metal, country and rock are among the subjects covered by major catalog titles to be released during the first quarter. Rhino in March will deliver "Black Box: The Complete Original Black ...

  38. Stones, Bruce, Cher Rule 2003 Touring Landscape

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Seasoned veterans once again dominated the touring business in 2003. The top three tours for the year to Nov. 18 were by the Rolling Stones (grossing $299.5 million), Bruce Springsteen ($181.7 million Seasoned veterans once again dominated the tou ...

  39. Stones, Bruce, Cher Rule 2003 Touring Landscape

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Seasoned veterans once again dominated the touring business in 2003. The top three tours for the year to Nov. 18 were by the Rolling Stones (grossing $299.5 million), Bruce Springsteen ($181.7 million Seasoned veterans once again dominated the tou ...

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