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  1. Why Radiohead Producer Nigel Godrich Trashed Spotify's Business Model

    July 15, 2013 12:05 AM EDT In a series of Tweets on Sunday, famed producer Nigel Godrich ( @nigelgod ) called Spotify "bad for new music" and said three of his projects had been pulled from the ad-supported subscription service.  Godrich takes issue with the eco ...

  2. Backbeat: Annual Cash Money Party Brings Big Names, Big Plans and Blunt Smoke with Pre-Grammy Revelry

    February 10, 2013 5:43 PM EST Above: Entertainment attorney Vernon Brown (far left, black tie), recent Cash Money signee Aziatix (center), Cash Money CEO Ronald "Slim" Williams (far right, black hat) If there was any question that Young Money Cash Money Billionaire ...

  3. Downtown Sells Label to Cofounders, Focuses on Publishing

    January 24, 2013 5:34 PM EST Downtown Music LLC, the privately held parent company of Downtown Records and Downtown Music Publishing, today announced the sale of its recorded music business to cofounders Josh Deutsch and Terence Lam. According to a statement, the move, effect ...

  4. Alison Donald, Mark Terry Appointed Co-Presidents of Columbia Records U.K.

    April 26, 2012 11:06 AM EDT Alison Donald and Mark Terry are to replace outgoing Columbia Records U.K. managing director Mike Smith. Effective May 1, Donald and Terry will assume joint responsibility for the running of the label, reporting to Nick Gatfield, Chairman and CEO ...

  5. Publishing Briefs: Pink Re-Ups With EMI; Universal Inks Danger Mouse, Mike Elizondo

    April 02, 2012 4:57 PM EDT EMI Music Publishing has renewed its long-term worldwide administration agreement with Pink, who has sold over 40 million albums and 70 million singles globally and won three Grammy Awards, according to the company. The re-up, brokered by EMI Musi ...

  6. Adult Swim Is Making A Massive Splash In Music

    September 01, 2011 8:40 AM EDT At this spring's TV upfronts, the annual gathering in New York where networks attempt to woo and wow advertisers with sneak peeks of their upcoming season of programming, the most sensational development wasn't the unveiling of a new m ...

  7. Cee Lo Green, Nicki Minaj, Pitbull Added to Billboard Music Awards Performers

    April 28, 2011 1:55 PM EDT C ee Lo Green , Nicki Minaj and Pitbull have been added to the stellar lineup of performers for the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, which will air on ABC Sunday, May 22, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 8-11pm ET/PT. The trio joins pre ...

  8. Cee Lo's 'F**k You' Phenomenon: How a 5-Month-Old Song Became Radio's Greatest Gainer

    February 08, 2011 1:44 PM EST In its 17th week on Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart, Cee Lo Green's "F**k You (Forget You)" reaches a new peak, bolting 23-17. The song also nabs Greatest Gainer honors for the first time on the Nielsen BDS-based mainstream ...

  9. U2 Working with Danger Mouse, Will.i.am on New Albums

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U2 will likely follow 2009's "No Line on the Horizon" with an album primarily produced by Danger Mouse, according to Bono. The Irish rock outfit's frontman told Australian publication The Age that U2 is prepping three new album ...

  10. U.K. Tour Update: Usher, James Blunt, Big Boi

    September 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Usher has announced his first U.K. tour in six years. He will play five arena dates as part of his "OMG" tour. The tour, which is promoted by AEG Live, will call at Manchester MEN Arena, Birmingham NIA, Glasgow SECC, Liverpool Echo Ar ...

  11. Chart Moves: Katy Perry, Vampire Weekend, Cee-Lo, Taylor Swift

    September 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums and Hot 100 singles charts. The Billboard 200 -- Katy Perry: As the pop diva scores her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with "Teenage Dream" ...

  12. Cee Lo Green's Viral Sensation Segues To Radio

    August 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With its video having generated 2.8 million YouTube views since it was uploaded to the website Aug. 20, soul/pop singer/songwriter/producer Cee Lo Green's "F**k You" is making its way to radio with an audience uncommonly large for a ...

  13. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ryan Tedder Guest On Oakenfold Album

    April 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT British dance star Paul Oakenfold has recruited a host of big name artists for his next solo album "Pop Killer," including the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gnarls Barkley vocalist Cee-Lo and One Republic's Ryan Tedder . "I've go ...

  14. Miley Cyrus 'Untamed' On New Album

    April 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Miley Cyrus will release her new album "Can't Be Tamed" on June 22. The title track will be released as a download on May 18. MySpace Music will host the global premier on April 30 at 12 noon EST, and the track goes to radio May 3. ...

  15. Inside Coca-Cola's Music-Powered Campaign

    June 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "From our perspective, it was a logical choice to inspire people through music," said Coca-Cola Global Music Marketing Manager Umut Özaydinli in the beginning of a case study on Coca-Cola's "Open Happiness" campaign at the ...

  16. Danger Mouse, Sparklehorse Album Release Scrapped

    May 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It's been one of the most hotly anticipated albums of 2009 since it was first announced: "Dark Night of the Soul," a collaboration between producer Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, Gorillaz, The Black Keys) and critically acclaimed psy ...

  17. Infectious Partners With PIAS

    March 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Infectious Records has signed a pan-European distribution deal with PIAS Entertainment Group. PIAS will handle all physical and digital releases in the U.K. and Europe for Infectious, the London-based independent label re-launched by former Warner ...

  18. TV On The Radio, Public Enemy Set For 'Roots Picnic'

    March 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT TV On The Radio, Public Enemy, the Black Keys and Santigold are among the acts handpicked by The Roots to play the band's second annual hometown "Roots Picnic" on June 6 at Festival Pier in Philadelphia. Public Enemy will perform th ...

  19. Ozomatli Signs New Label Deal, Preps Tour

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Latin/funk/hip-hop fusionists Ozomatli have signed with Mercer Street, the new imprint on the Fontana-distributed Downtown Music. The label group is home to such artists as Gnarls Barkley, the Cold War Kids and Eagles of Death Metal. The Los Angel ...

  20. Coca-Cola, Warner Plot 'Happiness' Download

    January 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST Coca-Cola and Warner Music are to partner on a download release as part of the brand's new "Open Happiness" global marketing campaign. The track, titled "Open Happiness," was announced at the MIDEM international music Mark ...

  21. Warner Music Canada Locks In Merch Deal

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Canada has inked a deal with music merchandising company Philcos Enterpriser Ltd. that will see it offer sales, manufacturing and distribution for a variety of clothing and other items relating to the record label's artists. The ...

  22. Marshall Out At Warner Bros. U.K.

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Korda Marshall, managing director of Warner Bros. Records U.K., is leaving the company. Widely regarded as one of the leading A&R men of his generation, Marshall will leave upon completion of his contract later this month. He joined Warner Mus ...

  23. Chrysalis Predicts Loss, Scales Back Echo Label

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Independent music group Chrysalis Plc says the economic downturn will impact on its publishing revenues, as declining physical sales reduce mechanical revenue and a slowing advertising market affects synch income. The London-based group, whose pub ...

  24. Plugged & Unplugged: Release Dates, ‘Pork And Beans’

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Plugged: In the digital age, it's becoming more and more clear that release dates are no longer the important event they once were. It's the pre-release strategy that matters. Look at the consumer response to new albums by Coldplay and L ...

  25. Touring Briefs: Slow Food Rocks, SoCo Music Experience, All Points West

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- Gnarls Barkley, Ozomatli, the New Pornographers, Medeski Martin & Wood, G. Love & Special Sauce and the John Butler Trio, among others, will perform at the Slow Food Rocks music festival, to be held Aug. 30-31 at the Great Meadow at For ...

  26. Buy Like An Eagle: American Eagle

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite a slow economy and soaring gas prices, many concertgoers this summer will spend more than $200 in ticket fees to attend a multiple-day music festival. But in an effort to provide an affordable ticket price for its 15- to 25-year-old demogr ...

  27. Chili Peppers Frontman To Curate New Fest

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters has tapped Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis to curate the first New American Music Union festival, to be held Aug. 8-9 at SouthSide Works in Pittsburgh. Along with 15 college bands from around ...

  28. Radiohead, Rage, NIN, Kanye Set For Lollapalooza

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lollapalooza officially revealed this year's lineup, which features some 120 acts led by Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Nine Inch Nails, Kanye West and Wilco. The three day festival is set for Aug. 1 - 3 at Chicago's Grant Park. Lo ...

  29. Gnarls Album Goes Digital, CD Pushed Up 2 Weeks

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Originally due April 8, Gnarls Barkley's sophomore album, "The Odd Couple," is suddenly for sale as of today (March 18) via the iTunes Music Store and will now be available on CD later this week via Downtown/Atlantic. The set had al ...

  30. R&B Briefs: Gnarls Barkley, John Legend, Beyonce

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Gnarls Barkley 's highly anticipated second album, "The Odd Couple" leaked to the Internet. The album's official release date is April 8. Recently, Gnarls Barkley, comprised of Cee-lo and Danger Mouse, released their first vi ...

  31. Jack And Alicia Continue To Reign

    February 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson's "Sleep Through the Static" enjoys a third week atop the Billboard 200 while Alicia Keys' "As I Am" seems unstoppable in its 15th week on the chart ... The latest installment of the "Kidz Bop Kids&q ...

  32. EMI Publishing Makes A&R Hire

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Daniel Lloyd Jones has joined EMI Music Publishing U.K. as A&R manager. The former press officer joins from Warner Brothers Records where, for the past five years, he has helped break a string of bands including My Chemical Romance, Gnarls Bar ...

  33. Abbey Road TV Series To Embrace Unsigned Bands

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST "Live From Abbey Road" (LFAR), the fly-on-the-wall music-TV series recorded at the iconic London recording studios, looks set to extend the resources used for filming A-List artists to unsigned acts. Michael Gleason, LFAR's co-produ ...

  34. Sony/ATV Signs Urban Songwriter

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sony/ATV Music Publishing (U.K.) has signed a long-term deal with rising songwriter and producer Alan "N'Glish" Kasirye. Kasirye, who works out of Metropolis Studios in Chiswick, west London, has collaborated with U.K. soul singer L ...

  35. Chrysalis Confident On Music Division

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST On the back of a "best-ever" year for its music division, Chrysalis Group plc today gave an upbeat assessment of its future, while reporting losses for its most recent financial period which were in line with expectations. The London-bas ...

  36. Bedingfield, Gabriel Feted At BMI London Awards

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Natasha Bedingfield was one of the big winners tonight at the BMI London Awards, where she took out a string of honors including the prestigious Robert S. Musel Award, recognizing the most performed work of the year, for her 2004 song "Unwrit ...

  37. Miami's Bang! Music Festival Postponed

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The 2007 Bang! Music Festival, originally scheduled for Nov. 10-11 at Miami's Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, has been "postponed," according to the festival's Web site. Representatives for the festival were not available for comme ...

  38. Timberlake, Rihanna Take Top MTV VMA Honors

    September 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake and Rihanna each took home two major awards at the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards tonight (Sept. 9) at Las Vegas' Palms Casino Resort. Timberlake won the first "Quadruple Threat" trophy and male artist of the year, wh ...

  39. Kanye, Pumpkins To Headline Bang! Music Festival

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West and Smashing Pumpkins will headline the 2007 Bang! Music Festival, to be held Nov. 10-11 at Miami's Bayfront Park Amphitheatre. Tickets go on sale Saturday (Sept. 1). Thirty acts are expected to perform at the Haddad Productions-st ...

  40. Brycz Advances At Warner Europe

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Michael Brycz has been promoted to GM, Warner Music Central Europe in Hamburg, effective immediately. Brycz has served as marketing director, Warner Music Germany, since 2006. In his new position, Brycz assumes additional duties for the major' ...

  41. Crazy Train: Gnarls Barkley

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Yesterday, Brian Joseph Burton had consented to previewing a couple of songs from the forthcoming Gnarls Barkley album for Billboard. Now Burton, who's better-known by his stage name Danger Mouse, has had a change of heart. He will play one s ...

  42. Chrysalis Upbeat On H1 Performance

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Independent British music and media firm Chrysalis Group Plc said on Wednesday its first-half trading was "broadly in line" with expectations, and claimed its music and radio operations were "well placed" to outperform their re ...

  43. Smashing Pumpkins, Killers Anchoring Virgin Festival

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Smashing Pumpkins have confirmed their first North American appearance of 2007 at Toronto's Virgin Festival, set for Sept. 8-9 on Toronto Island. The band will headline the second evening while Bjork will headline the first night. Other a ...

  44. Hudson, Beyonce Star At Soul Train Awards

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson added another award to her trophy chest during the 21st annual Soul Train Music Awards. The presentation of the 2007 Sammy Davis Jr. Award for entertainer of the year to the singer/actress was a highlight of the show ...

  45. Silbermond Leads Germany's Echo Nominations

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST With four nominations, rock band Silbermond is the frontrunner heading into Germany's 16th annual Echo Awards, to be held March 25. The act is up for group rock/pop national, and is nominated for hit of the year with "Das Beste" (Co ...

  46. Deftones, Zero 7, Lil' Boosie Back Virgin Initiative

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Virgin Mobile's RE*Generation social initiative focusing on at-risk youth and homeless teens gained the support of artists the Deftones, Lil' Boosie and Zero 7, who have agreed to donate the royalties of their ringtone sales on the Virgi ...

  47. Atlantic Taps ShoZu For Mobile Marketing

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Atlantic Records has tapped mobile video social network provide ShoZu as part of its artist street marketing team. As part of the agreement, certain Atlantic artists will received ShoZu-enabled mobile phones that will allow them to upload both pho ...

  48. Aguilera, Blige, Luda Added To Grammy Performers

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris, Justin Timberlake and Carrie Underwood have joined the performance lineup for the 49th annual Grammy Awards, to be handed out Feb. 11 live on CBS from Los Angeles' Staples Center. They join previou ...

  49. Allen Storms Brit Awards With Four Nominations

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST With four nods, British newcomer Lily Allen leads the way for the 2007 Brit Awards, nominations for which reflect Britain's bumper crop of new talent. The pop singer is up for British breakthrough act and British female solo, while her U.K. p ...

  50. Universal Preps Brits Album

    January 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Universal Music will issue next month a double-album and DVD to commemorate the annual Brit Awards. Works from British acts Kasabian, Razorlight, the Fratellis, Muse and American breakthrough successes Scissor Sisters, the Killers and Gnarls Barkl ...

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