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  1. FAQ on Approval of Universal Music - EMI Deal

    September 21, 2012 1:50 PM EDT As Universal Music Group's acquisition of EMI Music's recorded music division today received approval from both European and U.S. regulators , details have emerged about the exact steps Universal must take to win European Commission supp ...

  2. Business Matters: Terra Firma Close to Losing EMI, Reports Say

    December 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. TERRA FIRMA COULD LOSE EMI BY CHRISTMAS -- Reports out of the U.K. claim Terra Firma could lose EMI by Christmas. The paper said Terra Firma chief Guy Hands has told investors to expect the worst ...

  3. Jennifer Lopez Tapped As Newest Face of L'Oreal Paris

    December 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Aside from judging "American Idol," Jennifer Lopez can simply look beautiful as the newest face of L'Oreal Paris. The brand has announced that Lopez will be its newest global brand ambassador, joining a roster of spokespeople that i ...

  4. 'Idol' Judges Admire Unique Female Semifinalists

    February 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" semifinalist Lilly Scott is right where she belongs. The 20-year-old singer from Denver was among a handful of unique crooners who impressed the Fox singing contest's judges Tuesday (Feb. 23). The platinum-haired s ...

  5. Simon Cowell: A Woman Will Win 'Idol'

    February 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST Simon Cowell believes a woman is likely to win his final season on "American Idol." The acerbic British judge told a teleconference Thursday he thinks one of the 12 women among the ninth season's 24 semifinalists has a good shot to ...

  6. 'American Idol' Top 24 Revealed

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" revealed the remaining 17 of its top 24 season nine contestants on Wednesday night (Feb. 17), following the previous night's unveiling of the first seven finalists and capping off over a month of audition rounds. O ...

  7. Product Test: Free All Music (Beta)

    January 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST Free All Music (FAM) is the latest online start-up to offer ad-supported music to price-sensitive consumers. FAM has signed up Universal Music Group and EMI. As any student of digital music knows, a new business model can achieve media attention f ...

  8. Billboard.biz Q&A: EMI Music Publishing's 'Big' Jon Platt

    August 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Even while attending the 2009 BET Awards in June, EMI Music Publishing executive "Big" Jon Platt found himself in work mode. The president of West Coast Creative/head of urban signed rap phenomenon Drake to a publishing agreement in the ...

  9. Ginuwine Preps New Album For 2009

    October 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ginuwine is set to return in first-quarter 2009 with a new single and album. The as-yet-untitled project will be released on Notifi Records, with distribution through Warner Bros. Notifi is overseen by CEO Ira Dewitt. In addition to singer/songwri ...

  10. Dailey & Vincent Win Big At Bluegrass Music Awards

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT New duo Dailey & Vincent dominated the 19th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, which were held last night (Oct. 2) at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent took home an unprecedented seven awards ...

  11. Songwriter Harold Lilly Jr. To Be Honored As 'Hero'

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning songwriter Harold Lilly Jr. will receive the 2008 Heroes and Legends (HAL) Award for his contributions to the music industry. The presentation will take place during the 19th annual HAL Awards on Sept. 28 at the Beverly Hills Hotel ...

  12. Friday Feature: Plugged and Unplugged

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST PLUGGED: Videogame publishers like Electronic Arts and 2K Sports are becoming the music industry's best friends. They are coming up with more innovative ways to promote artists and their music than more traditional outlets like radio or MTV. ...

  13. Iger Touts Digital In CES Keynote

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Walt Disney Co. president and CEO Robert Iger used old-fashioned star power to tout new-media strengths inside his company during his keynote address Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer and "Lost" stars Ma ...

  14. EMI, T-Mobile Trial Ad-Supported Mobile Videos

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music and leading mobile operator T-Mobile are testing an advertising-supported mobile video service in the United Kingdom. EMI Music and leading mobile operator T-Mobile are testing an advertising-supported mobile video service in the United ...

  15. Arrangements Set For Country Singer Killed

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Funeral, memorial details. As previously reported , Country singer and Grand Ole Opry star Billy Walker was killed along with his wife and two band members early on Sunday when the car they were traveling in ran off an interstate highway and overt ...

  16. Grand Ole Opry's Walker Killed In Car Wreck

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Singer, wife, two band members died Sunday. Country singer and Grand Ole Opry star Billy Walker was killed along with his wife and two band members early on Sunday when the car they were traveling in ran off an interstate highway and overturned so ...

  17. Kanye West Tops Grammy Noms

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop newcomer Kanye West leads the nominations for the 47th annual Grammy Awards, to be held Feb. 13 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and air live on CBS. West nabbed 10 nominations, while Ushe Hip-hop newcomer Kanye West leads the nominati ...