Geography of China

  1. Bob Dylan's April Gig in China Held Up By Chinese Government

    March 03, 2011 8:20 AM EST China is reviewing an application from Bob Dylan to stage concerts in the country, a year after the American folk legend's planned concerts in Beijing and Shanghai were canceled, an official at the Ministry of Culture said Thursday. The appli ...

  2. Beyonce Confirmed But China Cancels Other Foreign Acts

    October 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As China celebrated the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic Thursday morning (Oct. 1), one of the country's top independent labels announced the cancellation of all foreign acts at its upcoming music festival. The M ...

  3. Linkin Park Confirm Post-Olympics China Shows

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park is to return to China for two concerts, Ticketmaster's Shanghai office confirms. The act will perform on Oct. 12 at the 80,000-seat Shanghai Stadium and Oct 19. at the 72,000-seat Beijing Workers' Stadium as part of their Mus ...

  4. Beijing Pop Festival Nixed

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT China's biggest international rock music festival, the Beijing Pop Festival, has been canceled, organizers said today (May 30). The festival has been held in Beijing's Chaoyang Park each September since 2005. "We're not going t ...

  5. Hung Tik Joins Live Nation

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation is bolstering its business in China with the hire of local label veteran Hung Tik to its team. The executive, until recently Universal Music's managing director Hong Kong and China, has joined the live music giant as senior VP for ...

  6. China's Midi Fest Postponed

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Just days after receiving performance permits, organizers of Beijing's Midi Modern Music Festival have been told by local police that they cannot provide security, meaning the festival will not be held. The ninth annual Midi festival -- China ...

  7. 30 Foreign Acts Approved For Beijing Rock Fest

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Performance permits for 30 international bands have been approved for the ninth annual Midi Modern Music Festival, China's longest-running outdoor rock festival. But the Shanghai edition of Midi is a no-go. Midi had planned to expand the even ...

  8. Dandi Wind Blows-Off Shanghai Date

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Canadian dance-music duo Dandi Wind is the latest overseas act to experience difficulty in trying to play live in China. Dandi Wind was scheduled to kick off its debut mainland-China tour at Shanghai's Shelter club on April 4. But a statement ...

  9. MEF Appoints Asia Board

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Representatives from Sony Pictures Television International, Indian telecom Tata Teleservices and mobile-billing services specialist mBlox have been voted on to the Mobile Entertainment Forum's Asia board. Hong Kong-based Sony Pictures Televi ...

  10. Live Nation Beefs-Up HK Biz

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST Live Nation is stepping-up its activities in the Far East. The live music juggernaut has struck an agreement with Chinese company Cosmedia Group that sees it manage the new 10,000-capacity outdoor Pop TV Arena (Zhong Tian Di) in Hong Kong. The mul ...

  11. Yee Named Business VP for Sony BMG’s Asia Region

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Edwin Yee has been named VP of business and legal affairs, Asia Region, for Sony BMG Music Entertainment. Yee is based in Hong Kong and reports to Stuart Bondell executive VP of business and legal affairs, international, for Sony BMG. In his new r ...

  12. Hong Kong Officials Raid Operations

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST After a year-long investigation, the Hong Kong Customs & Excise Department raided 20 premises in Hong Kong on Feb. 14 and 15, arresting 14 men and women and seizing more than 120,000 pirated optical discs believed to have been manufactured in ...

  13. U.K.'s MCS Goes East

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hong Kong JV launches Monday. A British music publisher has set up shop in Hong Kong to capitalize on what it sees as Asia's improving environment for copyright recognition, Billboard.biz has learned. London-based Music Copyright Solutions (M ...

  14. U.K.'s MCS Goes East

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST A British music publisher has set up shop in Hong Kong to capitalize on what it sees as Asia's improving environment for copyright recognition, Billboard.biz has learned. A British music publisher has set up shop in Hong Kong to capitalize on ...

  15. Hong Kong Biz Sues Suspected File-Sharers

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Move part of a worldwide effort. Hong Kong's music industry Wednesday (Oct. 18) launched a second wave of lawsuits against suspected copyright infringers. The Hong Kong branch of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI ...

  16. Stones Roll On For China Concert

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Shanghai 'Bigger Bang' gig held April 8. Shanghai 'Bigger Bang' gig held April 8. News ...

  17. Hong Kong To Host Industry Summit

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST International and Asian music business heavyweights will gather in Hong Kong from May 10 and 11 for the inaugural Music Matters Conference. International and Asian music business heavyweights will gather in Hong Kong from May 10 and 11 for the ina ...

  18. Jay Chou Sweeps Channel V Awards

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Gala held Jan. 11 in Hong Kong. Gala held Jan. 11 in Hong Kong. News ...

  19. Clear Channel Opens Hong Kong Office

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Live-music company Clear Channel Entertainment launched its Hong Kong office Oct. 4 with the appointment of Colleen Ironside as the group's senior VP of pan-Asia booking. LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Live-music company Clear Channel Ent ...

  20. Clear Channel Opens Hong Kong Office

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Colleen Ironside in charge of pan-Asia booking. Live-music company Clear Channel Entertainment launched its Hong Kong office today (Oct. 4) with the appointment of Colleen Ironside as the group's senior VP of pan-Asia booking. Ironside, forme ...

  21. Clear Channel Opens Hong Kong Office

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Colleen Ironside in charge of pan-Asia booking. Live-music company Clear Channel Entertainment launched its Hong Kong office today (Oct. 4) with the appointment of Colleen Ironside as the group's senior VP of pan-Asia booking. Ironside, forme ...

  22. Download Store To Debut In Hong Kong

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hong Kong will get its first legal music download store when Eolasia.com goes live Feb. 21. Hong Kong will get its first legal music download store when Eolasia.com goes live Feb. 21. With support from EMI, Warner Music and Sony BMG, the service w ...

  23. Download Store To Debut In Hong Kong

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hong Kong will get its first legal music download store when Eolasia.com goes live Feb. 21. Hong Kong will get its first legal music download store when Eolasia.com goes live Feb. 21. With support from EMI, Warner Music and Sony BMG, the service w ...

  24. Channel V Chinese Awards Set For Jan. 11

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Broadcaster Channel V, China Central Television (CCTV) and the Shanghai Media Group will jointly present the 11th annual Channel V Chinese Music Awards Jan. 11, 2005 at the Shanghai International Gymn The 11th annual Channel V Chinese Music Awards ...

  25. EMI South East Asia Appoints Robinson Pres/COO

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran takes new Hong Kong post Sept. 1. Veteran takes new Hong Kong post Sept. 1. News ...

  26. Musiwave Opens For Business In Asia

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hong Kong unit part of international expansion plan. Hong Kong unit part of international expansion plan. News ...

  27. China's Pu Shu Takes 3 At Channel V Awards

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Group top winner at Shanghai ceremony Group top winner at Shanghai ceremony News ...

  28. Universal Streamlines In Hong Kong

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Southeast Asia is combining the operations of Universal Music Hong Kong and the major's Go East Entertainment subsidiary in the city. "We will streamline the two companies to generate Universal Music Southeast Asia is com ...

  29. Universal Streamlines In Hong Kong

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Southeast Asia is combining the operations of Universal Music Hong Kong and the major's Go East Entertainment subsidiary in the city. "We will streamline the two companies to generate Universal Music Southeast Asia is com ...

  30. Universal Streamlines In Hong Kong

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Southeast Asia is combining the operations of Universal Music Hong Kong and the major's Go East Entertainment subsidiary in the city. "We will streamline the two companies to generate Universal Music Southeast Asia is com ...

  31. Universal Streamlines In Hong Kong

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Southeast Asia is combining the operations of Universal Music Hong Kong and the major's Go East Entertainment subsidiary in the city. "We will streamline the two companies to generate Universal Music Southeast Asia is com ...