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  1. Kobalt Signs Admin Deal For Rhett Lawrence

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kobalt Music Group has inked an exclusive worldwide deal to administer the copyrights of pop producer and writer Rhett Lawrence. Kobalt Music Group has inked an exclusive worldwide deal to administer the copyrights of pop producer and writer Rhett ...

  2. Kobalt Signs Admin Deal For Rhett Lawrence

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Worldwide agreement includes catalog, futures. Kobalt Music Group has inked an exclusive worldwide deal to administer the copyrights of pop producer and writer Rhett Lawrence. The agreement, unveiled today (June 26) by the London-based music publi ...

  3. Hicks Heads Straight To No. 1 On Hot 100

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT K physical singles, 38K digital downloads sold. Season five "American Idol" winner Taylor Hicks' "Do I Make You Proud" will debut on the top of the Billboard Hot 100 to be published tomorrow (June 22) on Blilboard.com. ...

  4. 'Idol' Runner-Up McPhee Signs Record Deal

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Inks to Simon Fuller's 19 Recordings Limited and RCA. Like winner Taylor Hicks, "American Idol" season five runner-up Katharine McPhee, has signed to Simon Fuller's 19 Recordings Limited and RCA. The 22-year-old's interpre ...

  5. Dixie Chicks' 'Long Way' Debuts No. 1

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tallied 526,000 copies in first week of U.S. sales. For the third time in their career, the Dixie Chicks roost on the top of The Billboard 200. The Columbia album "Taking the Long Way" tallied 526,000 copies in its first week of U.S. sal ...

  6. Kelly Clarkson, Ford Motors Enter Deal

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pact includes ad campaign, tour sponsorship. The Ford Motor Company and two-time Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson have entered into a marketing partnership surrounding the launch of the auto manufacturer's new Bold Moves campaign. The partnership ...

  7. Billboard Latin Music Conf & Awards Kick Off

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Promo impact of TV debated on first panel. The promotional impact of television and the "American Idol" model were ideas in focus at the “TV Star” panel which opened this year's Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards in Miami ...

  8. Rascal Flatts' 'Gang' Takes Over No. 1

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Set moved 722,000 copies in the United States. In the best sales week of 2006, Rascal Flatts' "Me and My Gang" moved 722,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, easily debuting at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 ...

  9. Rascal Flatts' 'Gang' Takes Over No. 1

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Set moved 722,000 copies in the United States. In the best sales week of 2006, Rascal Flatts' "Me and My Gang" moved 722,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, easily debuting at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 ...

  10. McEntire Returns As ACM Host

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Reba McEntire has been selected to host the 41st annual Academy of Country Music Awards, set for May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The show will be televised live on CBS. Reba McEntire has been selected to host the 41st annual Aca ...

  11. RCA Ups Widynowski To VP

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Worked on campaigns for Clarkson, Aguilera. Roger Widynowski has been promoted to VP of publicity for RCA Records. Widynowski will continue to report directly to Sherry Ring, senior VP of publicity for RCA and is based in Los Angeles. Widynowski, ...

  12. 'American Idol' Crushes Grammys In Ratings

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nearly twice as many people - 28.3 million - watched "American Idol" than watched the Grammy Awards - 15.1 million - when the two music programs went head-to-head in prime time Wednesday, according to Nearly twice as many people - 28.3 m ...

  13. Coldplay, Blunt To Perform At Brits

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Coldplay, Kaiser Chiefs, James Blunt and K.T.Tunstall are the four British acts so far confirmed to perform at next month's BRIT Awards. Kanye West and Kelly Clarkson are the first international artis Coldplay, Kaiser Chiefs, James Blunt and ...

  14. U2 Dominates Billboard Touring Awards

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Band wins top tour, top draw and top Boxscore. U2 came away with the most honors at last night's (Oct. 26) Billboard Roadwork '05 Touring Awards, winning top tour for its Vertigo trek, top draw and top Boxscore for its June 24-27 dates a ...

  15. RCA Ups Bergin To Senior VP

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Top 40 promo exec based in New York. Mike Bergin has been promoted to senior VP of top 40 promotion for RCA Music Group. Based in New York, he will report to executive VP of promotion Richard Palmese. Bergin was most recently VP of the department, ...

  16. Green Day Dominates MTV Video Music Awards

    August 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Green Day continued its charmed year by dominating the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards tonight (Aug. 28) at Miami's American Airlines Arena. The group's video for "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" won six awar Green Day continued its ch ...

  17. Cowell, ABC Sued Over 'Million Dollar Idea'

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The upcoming ABC reality show "Million Dollar Idea" has sparked a million-dollar lawsuit claiming the idea for the series was ripped off. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The upcoming ABC reality show "Million Dollar Idea" has spark ...

  18. Hurricane Dennis Impacts Southeast Tours

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson, Jesse McCartney affected. Kelly Clarkson, Jesse McCartney affected. News Jesse McCartney , Kelly Clarkson ...

  19. Hurricane Dennis Impacts Southeast Tours

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson forced to postpone shows. Kelly Clarkson's run through the Gulf of Mexico region was rudely interrupted by Hurricane Dennis, forcing the postponement of a July 10 show at the Keifer UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans and a July ...

  20. 'American Idol' Goes Online

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Version of talent show being launched on Internet. Fremantle Media is launching an online version of the popular "American Idol" talent show in the form of an Internet radio station called American Idol Underground. Interested contestant ...

  21. 'American Idol' Goes Online

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Version of talent show being launched on Internet. Fremantle Media is launching an online version of the popular "American Idol" talent show in the form of an Internet radio station called American Idol Underground. Interested contestant ...

  22. Brooks & Dunn To Return As CMA Awards Hosts

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn have been tapped to host the 39th annual CMA Awards, set to air live on CBS Television Network Nov. 15 from Madison Square Garden in New York. Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn have been tapped to host the 39th annual CMA Award ...

  23. Nashville Stars Ready To Hit The Road

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT More details have emerged about the 2005 Nashville Star Tour which features the winner and top three finalists from the talent search series on USA Networks. The tour opens June 17 in Fargo, N.D., and More details have emerged about the 2005 Nashv ...

  24. EMI Signs Co-Pub Deal With Kelly Clarkson

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT RCA artist co-wrote next single. EMI Music Publishing has landed a worldwide co-publishing deal with Kelly Clarkson. Clarkson co-wrote six songs on her current RCA album "Breakaway," which has sold more than 1.8 million units in the U.S. ...

  25. EMI Signs Co-Pub Deal With Kelly Clarkson

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has landed a worldwide co-publishing deal with Kelly Clarkson. EMI Music Publishing has landed a worldwide co-publishing deal with Kelly Clarkson. Clarkson co-wrote six songs on her current RCA album "Breakaway," whi ...

  26. RCA Ups Gray To VP

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Promo exec handles West Coast pop. RCA Music Group has promoted Peter Gray from director to VP of national pop promotion, West Coast. Gray -- who has worked with Maroon5, Kelly Clarkson, Gavin DeGraw, Mario, Alicia Keys, Avril Lavigne and Christin ...

  27. 3 Doors Down Comes In At No. 1

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Doors Down's "Seventeen Days" (Republic/Universal) was the album of choice for Valentine's shoppers, coming in this week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The group notches the best sales week of its c 3 Doors Down's " ...

  28. 3 Doors Down Comes In At No. 1

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Doors Down's "Seventeen Days" (Republic/Universal) was the album of choice for Valentine's shoppers, coming in this week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The group notches the best sales week of its c 3 Doors Down's " ...

  29. Spector's Troubles Continue

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Slain woman's mother files wrongful death suit. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rock producer Phil Spector, who faces trial later this year charged with the 2003 murder of B-movie actress Lana Clarkson, was sued for wrongful death Thursday by the sla ...

  30. Kelly Clarkson

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kelly Clarkson's second studio effort, "Breakaway," is that rare exhibition of substance over style. Kelly Clarkson's second studio effort, "Breakaway," is that rare exhibition of substance over style. News Kelly Clar ...

  31. Madonna Tops Field For Billboard Tour Honors

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Madonna leads the finalists for Billboard’s inaugural Backstage Pass Awards. The veteran performer is contending in three of the six artist categories. Madonna leads the finalists for Billboard’s inaugural Backstage Pass Awards. The veteran perfor ...

  32. Canadian Idol Returns

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Almost 6.5 million Canadian TV viewers tuned in last September to watch Ryan Malcolm take the "Canadian Idol" crown. Now, the nationally televised show will return with one-hour episodes on three cons Almost 6.5 million Canadian TV viewe ...

  33. Musicland Aligns With 'American Idol'

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Musicland Group is teaming with "American Idol" and the show's originator Simon Cowell to create private-label branded merchandise that will be sold exclusively at the chain's 800 stores. The Musicland Group is teaming with ...

  34. Koch Claims Top Two On Indie Albums Chart

    April 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT William Hung, Master P lead the countdown. Koch Records has the top two spots on Billboard's Top Independent Albums chart this week, for the first time in the label's history. The debut album from "American Idol" reject William ...

  35. Joss Stone Sets U.S. Tour Dates

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Other high-profile appearances planned. Joss Stone will play eight U.S. headlining dates this spring. The outing begins April 21 at the Chicago House of Blues and wraps May 2 at SunFest in West Palm Beach, Fla. Additionally, Stone has scheduled a ...

  36. Hitmakers Form Nashville Pub Firm

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hit songwriters Larry Boone and Rick Bowles have formed Patrick Stuart Music in Nashville and have entered into a co-publishing agreement with Blacktop Music Group. Hit songwriters Larry Boone and Rick Bowles have formed Patrick Stuart Music in Na ...

  37. Baha Men Swap Managers

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Baha Men have changed management from Gold Mountain to Louis Levin. The Baha Men have changed management from Gold Mountain to Louis Levin. S-curve will release the act's next album, "Holla," in May. The title track is the first ...

  38. Country Broadcasters To Host CRS In May

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Country Radio Broadcasters will announce today that it has tied with the Academy of Country Music to host the regional Country Radio Seminar (CRS) May 25 in Las Vegas. The seminar takes place the day Country Radio Broadcasters will announce today ...

  39. 'Idols' Clarkson, Aiken To Hit The Road

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kelly Clarkson and Clay Aiken, veterans of the "American Idol" TV talent show, will begin a 30-date arena tour Feb. 24 at the Charlotte (N.C.) Coliseum, Billboard.Biz has learned. Kelly Clarkson and Clay Aiken, veterans of the "Amer ...

  40. OutKast, 50 Cent Albums Lead Year-End RIAA Certs

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Both hip-hop sets ship 6 times platinum OutKast and 50 Cent tied for top honors in year-end certifications from the RIAA, with the highest certified albums of 2003. OutKast's "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista) and 50 Cent's ...

  41. OutKast, 50 Cent Albums Lead Year-End RIAA Certs

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Both hip-hop sets ship 6 times platinum OutKast and 50 Cent tied for top honors in year-end certifications from the RIAA, with the highest certified albums of 2003. OutKast's "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista) and 50 Cent's ...

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