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  1. Frankfurt Raids Yield 41,000 DVDs

    August 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Officials from the U.K. and German music industries assisted the German national police for a series of raids in Frankfurt on Wednesday (Aug. 8), at which roughly 41,000 illicit DVDs were confiscated. Seized titles and Bollywood films "Jhoom, ...

  2. Mika, Rihanna Unmoved From European Top Slots

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mika's "Life In Cartoon Motion" (Casablanca/Universal Island) marks six months on European Top 100 Albums by securing a second week at No. 1. Rihanna's "Umbrella" (Def Jam) featuring Jay-Z continues its lengthy reign ...

  3. Bon Jovi Holds Euro Chart No. 1

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi fends off the challenge of the White Stripes to maintain leadership of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, starting a second week at No. 1 with "Lost Highway" (Universal Island) as "Icky Thump" (Third Man/W ...

  4. Linkin Park Strolls To Euro Chart No. 1

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT One Warner Bros. act replaces another at the European Top 100 Albums summit as Linkin Park's "Minutes To Midnight" (Machine Shop/Warner Bros.) succeeds Michael Bublé's "Call Me Irresponsible" (Reprise) at No. 1. In th ...

  5. Munich To Host MTV EMAs

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV's annual Europe Music Awards is coming back to Germany. This year's music gala will be held Nov. 1 at the OlympiaHalle Arena in the Bavarian capital, Munich. It will be the third time MTV's glittery ceremony has been held in Ger ...

  6. Sharman Exits As Napster Re-jigs Euro Ops

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Napster U.K. is whittling-down its executive team as part of a cost-saving decision to centralize its European sales, marketing and management in Frankfurt, Germany. As a result of the strategy, Napster U.K.'s VP and GM Leanne Sharman will le ...

  7. Waits Settles Opel Ads Dispute

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Gravel-voiced singer-songwriter Tom Waits has settled his lawsuit against German carmaker Adam Opel AG and its advertising agency McCann for using a sound-alike in a series of TV commercials. Waits will donate his net settlement proceeds to an unn ...

  8. Dave Matthews Band Unveils 2007 Tour Plans

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Dave Matthews Band will kick-off their 2007 tour two-night stand at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas on March 23 and March 24, with The Fray set to open. The band will then head down under on March 31 for a two-week jaunt through Australia, fo ...

  9. German Promoters Unveil New Collecting Society

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Society aims to protect show organizers. A new royalties collecting society—Verwertungsgesellschaft Veranstalterrechte e.V.—was unveiled by German concert promoters today (Sept. 20) at the Popkomm trade show in Berlin. The new collecting society, ...

  10. GEMA Records $1bn In 2005 Revenue

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST German authors rights body GEMA generated record earnings of more than €850 million ($1 billion) for the year 2005, its outgoing president and CEO Reinhold Kreile told members in a letter at th German authors rights body GEMA generated ...

  11. Napster Goes Live In Germany

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Service launches with 1.5M titles. Napster goes live on Friday (Dec. 9) in Germany, its first non-English speaking market. The digital music service also operates in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Described as "the territor ...

  12. Napster Goes Live In Germany

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster goes live on Friday (Dec. 9) in Germany, its first non-English speaking market. The digital music service also operates in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Napster goes live on Friday (Dec. 9) in Germany, its first non-Eng ...

  13. New GM At Warner/Chappell Germany

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Robert Stegmüller has been appointed to the newly created position of general manager of Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Germany. He reports to the company's managing director Norbert Masch. Robert Stegmüller has been appointed to t ...

  14. New GM At Warner/Chappell Germany

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stegmüller reports to MD Norbert Masch. Robert Stegmüller has been appointed to the newly created position of general manager of Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Germany. He reports to the company's managing director Norbert Masch. I ...

  15. New GM At Warner/Chappell Germany

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stegmüller reports to MD Norbert Masch. Robert Stegmüller has been appointed to the newly created position of general manager of Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Germany. He reports to the company's managing director Norbert Masch. I ...

  16. Coldplay, Gorillaz Lead MTV Euro Nominations

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Awards set for Nov. 3 in Lisbon. Parlophone acts Coldplay and Gorillaz top the nominations list for the MTV Europe Music Awards 2005. The two bands have each received five nods. Coldplay is named in the Best Group, Best Rock, Best Song ("Spee ...

  17. Napster Germany Hires Marketing Director

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Digital download firm Napster has recruited Bettina Maul as marketing director for its German operation. Based at the German company's offices in Frankfurt, Maul will report to Napster VP & German Digital download firm Napster has rec ...

  18. Napster Germany Hires Marketing Director

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Digital download firm Napster has recruited Bettina Maul as marketing director for its German operation. Based at the German company's offices in Frankfurt, Maul will report to Napster VP & German Digital download firm Napster has rec ...

  19. Sellenheit Returns To German Biz With DEAG

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former BMG Germany executive Andre Selleneit has resurfaced in the music business through DEAG Music, the multi-faceted music division of concert promoter Deutsche Entertainment AG. Former BMG Germany executive Andre Selleneit has resurfaced in th ...

  20. Napster Germany Hires Sony Exec

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nänder is company's second recruit. Napster Germany has made a key appointment as it gears up to launch later this year. Sony Music Germany senior new-media manager Patric Niederländer has been recruited as the download service' ...

  21. Napster Germany Hires Sony Exec

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster Germany has made a key appointment as it gears up to launch later this year. Napster Germany has made a key appointment as it gears up to launch later this year. Sony Music Germany senior new-media manager Patric Niederländer has been recr ...

  22. Germany's GEMA Names Heker As Chairman

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Harald Heker has been appointed to succeed Reinhold Kreile as chairman of German authors' rights society GEMA, effective Jan. 1, 2006. Harald Heker has been appointed to succeed Reinhold Kreile as chairman of German authors' rights socie ...

  23. Germany's GEMA Names Heker As Chairman

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Harald Heker has been appointed to succeed Reinhold Kreile as chairman of German authors' rights society GEMA. Harald Heker has been appointed to succeed Reinhold Kreile as chairman of German authors' rights society GEMA, effective Jan. ...

  24. Napster Eyes Up German Service

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster will enter into the German market before the end of the year. CANNES, France -- Napster will enter into the German market before the end of the year. Parent company Roxio on Jan. 22 used the platform of MidemNet to unveil details of its pl ...

  25. Napster Eyes German Service

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Schliesche to helm Frankfurt-based firm. Schliesche to helm Frankfurt-based firm. News ...

  26. Napster Eyes German Service

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Schliesche to helm Frankfurt-based firm. Napster will enter into the German market before the end of the year. The online music company today (Jan. 22) used the platform of MidemNet to unveil details of its planned pre-Christmas expansion into Eur ...

  27. Napster Eyes German Service

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster will enter into the German market before the end of the year. The online music company today (Jan. 22) used the platform of MidemNet to unveil details of its planned pre-Christmas expansion in Napster will enter into the German market befo ...

  28. German Promoter Ordered To Pay Over Hearing Loss

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST German concert organizer Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur (MLK) has been ordered to pay compensation to a woman who alleged that her hearing was damaged during a Bon Jovi concert in September 2000. HAMBURG -- German concert organizer Marek Lieberbe ...

  29. German Promoter Ordered To Pay Over Hearing Loss

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST German concert organizer Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur has been ordered to pay compensation to a woman who alleges that her hearing was damaged during a Bon Jovi concert in September 2000. German concert organizer Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur ...

  30. German Promoter Ordered To Pay Over Hearing Loss

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST German concert organizer Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur has been ordered to pay compensation to a woman who alleges that her hearing was damaged during a Bon Jovi concert in September 2000. German concert organizer Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur ...

  31. German Promoter Ordered To Pay Over Hearing Loss

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST German concert organizer Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur has been ordered to pay compensation to a woman who alleges that her hearing was damaged during a Bon Jovi concert in September 2000. German concert organizer Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur ...

  32. Disco Veteran Izora Armstead Dies

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Izora Rhodes Armstead, one-half of disco/pop acts the Weather Girls and Two Tons O' Fun, died yesterday (Sept. 16) at San Leandro (Calif.) Hospital, near Oakland. The cause was heart failure. Her age Izora Rhodes Armstead, one-half of disco/p ...

  33. Viacom Makes Move For Germany's Viva

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Viacom today confirmed it is in the process of acquiring full ownership of German broadcaster Viva Media in a deal valued at about €308.66 million ($373 million). Viacom today confirmed it is in the process of acquiring full ownership o ...

  34. Viacom Makes Move For Germany's Viva

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mühlemann, Gorny would run combined entity. Viacom today confirmed it is in the process of acquiring full ownership of German broadcaster Viva Media in a deal valued at about €308.66 million ($373 million). Viva is MTV's biggest comp ...

  35. Edel COO/CFO Baur To Exit

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Edel Records COO/CFO Michael Baur is to leave the company June 30. Edel Group CEO Michael Haentjes will handle Baur's duties on an interim basis. Baur joined the Hamburg-based indie from Frankfurt con Edel Records COO/CFO Michael Baur is to l ...

  36. Edel COO/CFO Baur To Exit

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Edel Records COO/CFO Michael Baur is to leave the company June 30. Edel Group CEO Michael Haentjes will handle Baur's duties on an interim basis. Baur joined the Hamburg-based indie from Frankfurt con Edel Records COO/CFO Michael Baur is to l ...

  37. Steinberg, Yamaha Team For Studio Connections

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Yamaha, the musical instrument/pro audio equipment manufacturer, and production software developer Steinberg have formed an alliance, Studio Connections. The project was announced yesterday (March 31) Yamaha, the musical instrument/pro audio equip ...

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