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  1. Amanda Marks Takes On Global Role at Universal Music Group

    May 20, 2011 4:32 PM EDT As Billboard speculated Thursday, Universal Music Group Digital Distribution Executive VP and General Manager Amanda Marks is going to work for Rob Wells, president of the label's Global Digital Business unit. With the move, Marks will take o ...

  2. U.K. Musicians' Retirement Home To Close

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. charity the Musicians' Benevolent Fund (MBF) has confirmed the closure of its artists' retirement home. As previously reported (Billboard.biz, July 29), the MBF was considering its commitments as part of a review of residential care ...

  3. Ian Copeland Dies At 57

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Founded Frontier Booking International (F.B.I.). One of the most colorful careers in music came to a close today as pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland died in Los Angeles of melanoma. He was 57. The sons of a CIA agent, Copeland and his brother ...

  4. Latin Notas

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "El Intimo" will be El General's last album as he focuses on producing his children's TV show, "Wakatela Club Place." Read Leila Cobo's column. "El Intimo" will be El General's last album as he foc ...