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  1. Membership Has Its Benefits: Joining the Recording Academy Opens All Kinds of Doors

    December 21, 2012 11:34 AM EST Are you thinking of becoming a member of the Recording Academy? Senior VP of member services Nancy Shapiro tells Billboard why joining the Academy is important, what membership offers and new details about the summer 2013 relaunch of the organizat ...

  2. Business Matters: New Report Predicts Digital-Vs.-Physical Tipping Point That Already Happened

    August 16, 2012 6:56 PM EDT Being a day behind the news was acceptable before the rise of the Internet and the 24-hour news cycle. But there's really no excuse for being a year behind major forecasts and trends. The press has been drawn to a new report by Strategy Analy ...

  3. Billboard Power 100: Chip Hooper

    January 27, 2012 12:14 AM EST No. 43 Chip Hooper Worldwide Head of Music Paradigm Talent & Literary Agency Quiet Storm... When Paradigm Talent & Literary Agency chairman Sam Gores jumped into the music business with both feet in 2005, he started with Monterey Peninsula ...

  4. Black Eyed Peas To Start Music Academy In NYC

    April 20, 2011 7:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas are opening a school where local teenagers will learn video and music production using professional-quality equipment. The six-time Grammy Award winners announced Tuesday that their Peapod Foundation together with the Adobe Fou ...

  5. SXSW Interactive 2011: The News Beyond The Fluff

    March 17, 2011 11:47 AM EDT SXSWi 2011: Beyond the experiential. (Photo: Amy Price) SXSWi, the interactive portion of the annual SXSW conference, ended on Tuesday. Much -- perhaps too much -- was written about the experience of SXSWi and too little about the companies and th ...

  6. Borders U.K. To Close Dec. 22 Unless Buyer Emerges

    December 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Borders U.K. will close its doors for the last time on Tuesday (Dec. 22), its administrator has confirmed, unless a buyer emerges. The widely expected decision was relayed to managers in a Dec. 15 conference call. Administrator MCR said it was at ...

  7. Borders U.K. Begins 'Closing Down' Sale

    November 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST Book retailer Borders U.K. has commenced "closing down" sales across its nationwide chain of 45 stores. The bookseller, which also sells CDs and DVDs, went into administration last week (Billboard.biz, Nov. 26) -- roughly equivalent to C ...

  8. Borders U.K. Cuts Head Office Staff

    November 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST The administrators of Borders U.K. have made 36 staff at the store support office on Charing Cross Road redundant. Phil Duffy, a partner at administrators MCR, said: "Following our appointment as administrators we have undertaken a review of ...

  9. Booking Agent Kevin French Joins Paradigm

    June 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Bigshot Touring Artists founder/owner Kevin French has joined Paradigm as a music agent. French, who founded Portland, Ore.-based Bigshot, will begin working at Paradigm's New York office on June 15. As part of the move, French will bring his ...

  10. MPA, LBM Paradigm Shift Nears Completion

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Paradigm shift is almost complete. Monterey Peninsula Artists and Little Big Man will be fully integrated into the Paradigm Talent Agency fold, and the two boutique agencies' names will be retired, effective Aug. 13, Billboard.biz has lea ...

  11. Google, MTV Team For Video Deal

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To begin as a test later this month. To begin as a test later this month. News ...

  12. Study: Canadian Teens Tuning Out Radio

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Canadians aged 12 and older were tuning into radio for an average 19.1 hours each week during 2005, a drop 24 minutes from the 2004 average of 19.5 hours, according to an 135-page report on media use Canadians aged 12 and older were tuning into ra ...

  13. Sanctuary Appoints Ayling As Non-Exec Chair

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former BA CEO pledges 'financial transparency.' Former BA CEO pledges 'financial transparency.' News ...

  14. Widespread Panic Hits The Big Screen

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live show to be simulcast in movie theaters. Live show to be simulcast in movie theaters. News ...

  15. Accenture Sponsor Brit School Bursary

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Management consulting and technology services company Accenture has established a bursary to help further the careers of some of Britain's most promising music students. Management consulting and technology services company Accenture has esta ...

  16. Higher Ground

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shaun Groves feels his new album's subject matter should have broad appeal because of the relevance of those scriptures to different cultures. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Shaun Groves feels his new album's subject matter shou ...

  17. GROKSTER: READ THE FULL COVERAGE HERE

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT See Billboard's summary of the case, read reactions from tech companies, indie labels and international community, see the court Syllabus, and more. See Billboard's summary of the case, read reactions from tech companies, indie labels an ...

  18. Darkness Split With Bassist

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Band members cite 'musical differences.' Band members cite 'musical differences.' News ...

  19. EMI U.K. Pub Chief Reichardt To Depart

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sixteen-year tenure ends May 31. Sixteen-year tenure ends May 31. News ...

  20. Studio Monitor

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Software updates from Solid State Logic and Digidesign will be available at the upcoming 117th Audio Engineering Society Convention. Read Christopher Walsh's column. Software updates from Solid State Logic and Digidesign will be available at ...

  21. Studio Monitor

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Solid State Logic and Digidesign will each show off a new DAW controller at the AES convention. Read Christopher Walsh's column. Solid State Logic and Digidesign will each show off a new DAW controller at the AES convention. Read Christopher ...

  22. Jackson Hearing Centers On Sealed Papers

    June 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Court, media at odds over secrecy issue. Court, media at odds over secrecy issue. News ...

  23. Studio Monitor

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Guitar Center amplifies its pro audio offerings through a new distribution deal with Solid State Logic. Read Christopher Walsh's column. Guitar Center amplifies its pro audio offerings through a new distribution deal with Solid State Logic. R ...

  24. VEG To Shutter Long Island Store

    April 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Closure is the company's second this year. Closure is the company's second this year. News ...

  25. Tower Reorganization Gets Court Approval

    March 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Emergence from Chapter 11 appears imminent. Emergence from Chapter 11 appears imminent. News ...

  26. Dashboard Partners With Honda For Tour

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Outing is act's first corporate sponsorship. Outing is act's first corporate sponsorship. News ...

  27. Bertelsmann's BeMusic Promotes Two

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Unit names two executive vice presidents. Unit names two executive vice presidents. News ...

  28. The Orchard Artists To Get Insurance

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Orchard Global Media Group says its will offer insurance to artists through a new partnership with Working Today's Freelancers Union, a New York non-profit group that provides independent workers with Orchard Global Media Group says its will ...