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  1. AOL Music Names Editor-In-Chief

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Most recently music editor for RollingStone.com. AOL has appointed Bill Crandall editor-in-chief of AOL Music. Crandall, who most recently served as music editor for RollingStone.com, will fill the newly-created position starting today (March 13) ...

  2. Kobalt Beefs Up L.A. Team With Recruit Groff

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kobalt Music Group has recruited EMI publishing executive Benjamin Groff to a new senior post at the firm's expanding L.A. office. The incoming Kobalt executive's signings, song pitches or collaborati Kobalt Music Group has recruited EMI ...

  3. Kobalt Beefs Up L.A. Team With Recruit Groff

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kobalt Music Group has recruited EMI publishing executive Benjamin Groff to a new senior post at the firm's expanding L.A. office. Kobalt Music Group has recruited EMI publishing executive Benjamin Groff to a new senior post at the firm' ...

  4. Fuse Makes Key Music, Talent Appointments

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Weier named VP of music and talent relations. Fuse made two new appointments in the music programming and talent relations department today. David Weier is named VP of music and talent relations and Tricia O’Leary is director of music and talent r ...

  5. Univision Promotes Stone To President/COO

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Exec was previously senior VP and COO. Univision Communications has appointed Gary Stone as president/COO of Univision Radio. Stone was previously senior VP and COO, a post he's held since 2001 for Univision Radio, and its predecessor, Hispan ...

  6. VH1 Promotes Ficarra To Integrated Mktg VP

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST To oversee sponsor integration strategies. Chris Ficarra has been promoted to VP of integrated marketing for VH1, VH1.com, and VH1 Classic. Ficarra reports to Mark McIntire, senior VP of sponsorship development and integrated marketing at VH1. In ...

  7. Interscope Geffen A&M Appoints Urban Prez

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Step Johnson has been with label since '92. Step Johnson has been appointed president of urban music at Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA). With Interscope since 1992, he most recently co-headed the company's urban music staff with Ron Gily ...

  8. Koch, Jordan Ent. Enter Gospel Label Deal

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST New releases from Driscoll, Terry on deck. Koch Records has entered a marketing and label services deal with Gospel label Jordan Entertainment Group. The partnership covers the U.S. and Canada. JEG is a new label founded by James “Jazzy” Jordan, w ...

  9. Columbia Names Digital Mktg VP

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Saturn moves to role from mobile industry. Samantha Saturn has been named VP of digital media marketing for Columbia Records. She reports to Tom Donnarumma, Columbia's GM. In her new post, Ms. Saturn will be responsible for overseeing the lab ...

  10. Benken To Lead Category 5 Promo Efforts

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Most recently with Broken Bow Records. Tony Benken has been hired as VP of promotion at Nashville-based startup Category 5 Records. He most recently was national director of promotion and Southeast regional at Broken Bow Records, but left that lab ...

  11. Mullen Lighting Up Fuse

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST With the appointment of Catherine Mullen to executive VP/GM, the Fuse network remains committed to further developing music-centric content and branding initiatives across its numerous platforms. With the appointment of Catherine Mullen to executi ...

  12. Senators Set March Timetable for NAB-RIAA Pact

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eyeing March/April to begin writing legislation. Tuesday morning’s (Feb. 24) Senate Commerce Committee was supposed to hash out some of the key issues surrounding the use of a broadcast flag to protect the copyright holders of video and audio cont ...

  13. Euro Online License Breakthrough Unveiled At Midem

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Publishing has forged a groundbreaking pact with two key collecting societies to build a one-stop shop for the licensing of online rights throughout Europe. EMI Music Publishing has forged a groundbreaking pact with two key collecting so ...

  14. Euro Online License Breakthrough Unveiled At Midem

    January 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Publishing has forged a groundbreaking pact with two key collecting societies to build a one-stop shop for the licensing of online rights throughout Europe. EMI Music Publishing has forged a groundbreaking pact with two key collecting so ...

  15. CMT Ups Hitchcock

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Promoted to senior VP. James Hitchcock has been promoted to senior VP of creative and marketing at County Music Television. He previously was VP of that department, and continues to report to CMT executive VP/GM Brian Philips. He remains based in ...

  16. Category 5 Launches In Nashville

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former Critique head tapped as senior VP/GM. Former Critique head tapped as senior VP/GM. News ...

  17. Category 5 Launches In Nashville

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former Critique head tapped as senior VP/GM. A new independent label, Category 5 Records, has launched in Nashville under the ownership of Raymond Termini. A musician and songwriter, Termini is also president and CEO of the Middletown, Connecticut ...

  18. Hansen Appointed Sydney Entertainment Centre GM

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST U.S. venue management manager Chris Hansen has been appointed GM of the 12,400-capacity Sydney Entertainment Centre, with immediate effect. U.S. venue management manager Chris Hansen has been appointed GM of the 12,400-capacity Sydney Entertainmen ...

  19. Hansen Appointed Sydney Entertainment Centre GM

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST U.S. venue management manager Chris Hansen has been appointed GM of the 12,400-capacity Sydney Entertainment Centre, with immediate effect. U.S. venue management manager Chris Hansen has been appointed GM of the 12,400-capacity Sydney Entertainmen ...

  20. Sony BMG Lays Off 42 Staffers

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a move that Sony BMG officials are calling “the final phase” of integration, the company today (Jan. 6), laid off 42 employees. Additionally, as part of a December reorganization at Sony Music In a move that Sony BMG officials are calling “the ...

  21. Tyler Appointed EVP At Sony Music

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Will oversee promotion strategies. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has appointed Bruce Tyler executive VP, promotion/market strategy of Sony Music Label Group. Reporting to SMLG president Michele Anthony and based in New York, Tyler will partner with ...

  22. Sony Music Promotes Block To Head Of Sales

    December 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Succeeds Tom Donnarumma who moved to Columbia. Michael Block, senior VP of sales at the Sony Music Label Group U.S., has been named the head of sales for that shared services operation. Block reports to Sony Music Label Group president and COO Mic ...

  23. WEA Reorganizes U.S. Units

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST In the wake of the departure of WEA executive VP of sales and marketing John Madison, WEA Corp. has been reorganized into four distinct units, with some of its top executives promoted and given new re In the wake of the departure of WEA executive ...

  24. CHUM Appoints Donlon To Board

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Toronto-based broadcaster CHUM Limited in Toronto yesterday (Dec. 14) elected Denise Donlon to its board of directors. Toronto-based broadcaster CHUM Limited in Toronto yesterday (Dec. 14) elected Denise Donlon to its board of directors. Donlon wa ...

  25. RED Re-Brands Red Ink

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST RED Distribution has rebranded its RED Ink division as RED Strategic Marketing. In making the change, RED will begin offering the added marketing and promotional services of RED Ink to all of RED's th RED Distribution has rebranded its RED In ...

  26. RED Re-Brands Red Ink

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Operation to offer more marketing services. RED Distribution has rebranded its RED Ink division as RED Strategic Marketing. In making the change, RED will begin offering the added marketing and promotional services of RED Ink to all of RED's ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. Ferro Renews Contract With EMI

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Italian pop act Tiziano Ferro has renewed his recording contract with EMI Music. A new album from the artist, his third for EMI, is due out in 2006. Details of the deal were not disclosed. Italian pop act Tiziano Ferro has renewed his recording co ...

  30. Ferro Renews Contract With EMI

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Italian pop act Tiziano Ferro has renewed his recording contract with EMI Music. A new album from the artist, his third for EMI, is due out in 2006. Details of the deal were not disclosed. Italian pop act Tiziano Ferro has renewed his recording co ...

  31. Trink Lands Virgin America GM Role

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Move re-unites exec with Flom. Virgin Records America chairman and CEO Jason Flom confirmed yesterday (Dec. 5) the appointment of Lee Trink as the label's executive VP and GM, effective immediately. The move was previously tipped by Billboard ...

  32. Aussie Kids' Act Wiggles Win Export Award

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Children's act the Wiggles have become the first entertainers to win the Australian government's Exporter Of the Year award. The band won from a shortlist of 75 corporations. Children's act the Wiggles have become the first entertai ...

  33. Anthony, Barnett, Walk Take New SMLG Roles

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Label Group U.S. has a new executive structure in place, effective immediately. Michele Anthony has been named president of SMLG, in addition to continuing her role as COO of the group and Sony Music Label Group U.S. has a new executive ...

  34. Mestel Exits Virgin Today

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tuesday is COO/GM's last day at label. Tuesday is COO/GM's last day at label. News ...

  35. Mestel Exits Virgin Today

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tuesday is COO/GM's last day at label. Today (Nov. 22) is Larry Mestel's last day as COO/GM of Virgin Records. As first tipped in Billboard.biz on Nov. 18, Virgin Records is close to finalizing a deal with Lee Trink to bring him in as GM ...

  36. Giannini Elevated At EMI Italy

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Italy has unveiled a new management structure at its Milan headquarters. EMI Italy has unveiled a new management structure at its Milan headquarters. Fabrizio Giannini, until now deputy managing director and VP of A&R, additionally assumes ...

  37. New VP/GM Named For Detroit Arenas

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Padgett assumes role at Joe Louis, Cobo.. Tim Padgett has been named VP/GM of Joe Louis Arena and Cobo Arena in Detroit, effective immediately. Prior to assuming his current position, Padgett was VP of park operations at Comerica Park for Major Le ...

  38. RED Beefs Up Promotion Staff

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York-based RED Distribution has recently added two staffers to its promotion department. Both are newly created positions, says Howie Gabriel, VP/GM at Red Ink. New York-based RED Distribution has recently added two staffers to its promotion d ...

  39. Virgin Creates Exec Legal Position

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jeffrey Kempler moves to role from Atari. Jeffrey Kempler has been appointed to the newly created position of executive VP of business affairs and development for Virgin Records in the U.S. Kempler, who begins immediately, is based at Virgin' ...

  40. Navarre Tightens Staff

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Navarre Entertainment Media has restructured its national sales staff in Minneapolis, according to VP/GM Bob Freese. A total of four employees were let go last week, including director of content acqu Navarre Entertainment Media has restructured i ...

  41. iTunes Goes Live In Australia

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG holds out on Aussie service. Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store finally opened for business today (Oct. 25) in Australia. The digital download store at www.apple.com.au began operation this morning at 3AM Australian EST. According t ...

  42. iTunes Goes Live In Australia

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store finally opened for business today (Oct. 25) in Australia. However, as reported here yesterday, the Australian store does not include Sony BMG content. Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store finally opened ...

  43. Aussie Music Biz Settles Swiftel Case

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Six Australian record companies have settled out of court with its case against Internet service provider Swiftel. SYDNEY -- Six Australian record companies have settled out of court with its case against Internet service provider Swiftel. The lab ...

  44. Keynotes Set For Digital Ent & Media Expo

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Event being held November 30-December 1 in L.A. The 2005 Digital Entertainment & Media Expo, organized by VNU Expositions and being held at the Hyatt Regency Century City Plaza in L.A., will feature keynote speakers Christie Hefner (chairman/C ...

  45. Dungan Elected CMA Pres; Sansone Becomes Chair

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Capitol Records Nashville president/CEO Mike Dungan has been elected president of the Country Music Assn. board of directors. Capitol Records Nashville president/CEO Mike Dungan has been elected president of the Country Music Assn. board of direct ...

  46. Industry Vet Joins Hallmark Direction Company

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shelia Shipley Biddy to co-manage Trent Willmon. Nashville music industry veteran Shelia Shipley Biddy has joined the artist management firm, Hallmark Direction Company. She will be co-managing Columbia artist Trent Willmon with Hallmark president ...

  47. Recording Academy Names Exec Director

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Maureen Droney to manage P&E Wing. Maureen Droney has been named executive director of the Producers & Engineers Wing for the Recording Academy. In her new position, she will report to Angelia Bibbs-Sanders, Recording Academy VP of mem ...

  48. MTV Returns To Canada

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brand re-introduced via venture with CTV. Canadian media group CTV Inc. and MTV Networks have announced a strategic co-venture to re-introduce the MTV brand in Canada. MTV has been unavailable in Canada since June 30 of this year. The co-venture i ...

  49. CTV Partners With MTV In Canada

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brand to be re-introduced. CTV and MTV Networks revealed a strategic co-venture to re-introduce the MTV brand in Canada today (Sept. 28). The co-venture, unveiled by Bell Globemedia president/CEO and CTV CEO Ivan Fecan and MTV Networks vice chairm ...

  50. Recall Appoints Head Of Film Division

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Arnaud Beauvois has been appointed GM of Recall Music For Films, the French indie label which specializes in soundtracks. Based in Paris, Beauvois reports to Recall Group chief executive Alex Sap. Arnaud Beauvois has been appointed GM of Recall Mu ...

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