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  1. UMP Builds-Up London Synch Activities

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing (UMP) has appointed Karina Masters to the new role as creative services manager of its London-based film & TV department. Universal Music Publishing (UMP) has appointed Karina Masters to the new role as creative ...

  2. EMI Revamps European Marketing Lineup

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The marketing team at EMI Music Continental Europe in London has been restructured under the division's new chairman/CEO Jean-Francois Cecillon, Billboard.biz has learned. The marketing team at EMI Music Continental Europe in London has been ...

  3. EMI Revamps European Marketing Lineup

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The marketing team at EMI Music Continental Europe in London has been restructured under the division's new chairman/CEO Jean-Francois Cecillon, Billboard.biz has learned. The marketing team at EMI Music Continental Europe in London has been ...

  4. U.K.'s MoS Acquires 2 Telstar Dance Brands

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Leading U.K.-based independent dance music specialist Ministry of Sound (MoS) Recordings has acquired Telstar Records' compilation brands Euphoria and Breakdown for an undisclosed sum. Leading U.K.-based independent dance music specialist Min ...

  5. U.K.'s MoS Acquires 2 Telstar Dance Brands

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Leading U.K.-based independent dance music specialist Ministry of Sound (MoS) Recordings has acquired Telstar Records' compilation brands Euphoria and Breakdown for an undisclosed sum. Leading U.K.-based independent dance music specialist Min ...

  6. Walker Walks Away With Sony Radio Gold Award.

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran broadcaster Johnnie Walker was presented with the Gold Award for lifetime contribution at the 2004 Sony Radio Academy Awards, held last night at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Veteran broadcaster Johnnie Walker was presented with the ...

  7. Sony Signs Repertoire Deal For Napster U.K.

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment has agreed to license repertoire to the Napster U.K. online music service. Sony is the first of the five majors to announce a repertoire deal for the service, which is expecte Sony Music Entertainment has agreed to license ...

  8. Sony Agrees Repertoire Deal For Napster U.K.

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment has agreed to license repertoire to the Napster U.K. online music service. Sony is the first of the five majors to announce a content deal for the service, which is expected t Sony Music Entertainment has agreed to license ...

  9. Wippit, Sony Forge License Deal

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music has agreed to license a "broad array" of repertoire to Wippit, the London-based legitimate digital-music service. Sony Music has agreed to license a "broad array" of repertoire to Wippit, the London-based legitimate ...

  10. Wippit, Sony Forge License Deal

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music has agreed to license a "broad array" of repertoire to Wippit, the London-based legitimate digital-music service. Sony Music has agreed to license a "broad array" of repertoire to Wippit, the London-based legitimate ...

  11. EMI Finland Sheds 4 Staff

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Finland has let go four employees, Billboard.biz has learned. Sources say Virgin marketing manager Jone Nikula and A&R manager Sami Häikiö have left the company. The other two staff EMI Finland has let go four employe ...

  12. Dopp Takes Reins At Warner Music GSA

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music International (WMI) is creating a new European structure, which regroups the major's operations in Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA). Warner Music International (WMI) is creating a new European structure, which regroups the ...

  13. BPI Appoints General Counsel

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Labels body the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has recruited Geoff Taylor from the IFPI to take the role as general counsel, effective June 7. Labels body the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has recruited Geoff Taylor from the IFPI to tak ...

  14. BMR Appoints New Director General

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British Music Rights (BMR), the lobbying body for author/publisher interests, has appointed Emma Pike as director general, with effect from early September British Music Rights (BMR), the lobbying body for author/publisher interests, has appointed ...

  15. U.K. High Court Hears Contract Breach Case

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Works by Cher, Enrique Iglesias and Andrea Bocelli are at the center of a legal battle between an independent music group and its former in-house music producer, Mark Taylor. LONDON--Works by Cher, Enrique Iglesias and Andrea Bocelli are at the ce ...

  16. EMI Promotes Ende, Foster-Key

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing names Peter Ende president/CEO and Tony Foster-Key chief operating officer of its continental European operations. LONDON (Hollywood Reporter)--EMI Music Publishing names Peter Ende president/CEO and Tony Foster-Key chief oper ...

  17. French Piracy Watchdog Bites Back

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French collecting society SCPP, which acts as France's piracy watchdog, claims two court successes against counterfeiters. LONDON--French collecting society SCPP, which acts as France's piracy watchdog, claims two court successes against ...

  18. WIPO Unit Seeks Updated Trademark Treaty

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A negotiating committee at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is seeking an update of the existing Trademark Law Treaty (TLT), which governs international trademark rules. LONDON--A negotiating committee at the World Intellectual ...

  19. U.K.'s Chrysalis Triples Profit For Half-Year

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Chrysalis Group, the London-based independent music company, reports operating profit more than tripled in the six months ending Feb. 29, thanks largely to another strong performance at its radio unit Chrysalis Group, the London-based independent ...

  20. U.K.'s Chrysalis Triples Profit For Half-Year

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Chrysalis Group, the London-based independent music company, reports operating profit more than tripled in the six months ending Feb. 29, thanks largely to another strong performance at its radio unit Chrysalis Group, the London-based independent ...

  21. London's Earls Court Changes Hands For £245 Million

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British property-investment company St James Capital (SJC) has linked up with Japanese bank Nomura International to buy London-based Earls Court and Olympia (EC&O), one of Europe's leading music v British property-investment company S ...

  22. London's Earls Court Changes Hands For £245 Million

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British property-investment company St James Capital (SJC) has linked up with Japanese bank Nomura International to buy London-based Earls Court and Olympia (EC&O), one of Europe's leading music v British property-investment company S ...

  23. Mean Fiddler Poised To Go Digital With EMI

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), the London-based live-venue operator and concerts promoter, has struck a content deal with EMI ahead of the planned launch of its online music service, dubbed "Meantun Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), the Lond ...

  24. Mean Fiddler Poised To Go Digital With EMI

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), the London-based live-venue operator and concerts promoter, has struck a content deal with EMI ahead of the planned launch of its online music service, dubbed "Meantun Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), the Lond ...

  25. Mean Fiddler Poised To Go Digital With EMI

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), the London-based live-venue operator and concerts promoter, has struck a content deal with EMI ahead of the planned launch of its online music service, dubbed "Meantun Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), the Lond ...

  26. Producer Says He Was Forced To Inflate Film Budgets

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Film producer Elie Samaha says he was blackmailed into carrying out the budget-padding scheme that ultimately cost Intertainment Licensing more than $100 million. <br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> Harvard, Berkle ...

  27. Belgium's Sabam, UMI Forge Mechanical License

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Belgian author's rights assn. Sabam has signed a central licensing agreement with Universal Music International (UMI) covering mechanical reproduction rights. Belgian author's rights assn. Sabam has signed a central licensing agreement w ...

  28. Belgium's Sabam, UMI Forge Mechanical License

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Belgian author's rights assn. Sabam has signed a central licensing agreement with Universal Music International (UMI) covering mechanical reproduction rights. Belgian author's rights assn. Sabam has signed a central licensing agreement w ...

  29. Napster Links Up With U.K.'s Dixons

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. subsidiary of online music service Napster has struck an exclusive retail-promotion deal with London-based Dixons Group, Europe's biggest electronics retail chain. The U.K. subsidiary of online music service Napster has struck an exc ...

  30. Napster Links Up With U.K.'s Dixons

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. subsidiary of online music service Napster has struck an exclusive retail-promotion deal with London-based Dixons Group, Europe's biggest electronics retail chain. The U.K. subsidiary of online music service Napster has struck an exc ...

  31. AIM Pacts With Yahoo!'s Launch Music Service

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Launch Europe, Yahoo!'s online music-service, has completed a framework deal with London-based independent labels trade assn. AIM. Launch Europe, Yahoo!'s online music-service, has completed a framework deal with London-based independent ...

  32. AIM Pacts With Yahoo!'s Launch Music Service

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Launch Europe, Yahoo!'s online music-service, has completed a framework deal with London-based independent labels trade assn. AIM. Launch Europe, Yahoo!'s online music-service, has completed a framework deal with London-based independent ...

  33. EMI Music Publishing Unveils New Euro Structure

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has unveiled a new management structure for its Continental European operations. Veteran executives Peter Ende and Terry Foster-Key have been promoted to jointly oversee the new o EMI Music Publishing has unveiled a new manage ...

  34. Sanctuary Hires Credit Suisse First Boston

    May 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based independent music company Sanctuary Group plc has hired investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) as its broker and corporate adviser. London-based independent music company Sanctuary Group plc has hired investment bank Credit ...

  35. Sanctuary Hires Credit Suisse First Boston

    May 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based independent music company Sanctuary Group plc has hired investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) as its broker and corporate adviser. London-based independent music company Sanctuary Group plc has hired investment bank Credit ...

  36. Columbia Pics Loses 'Flowery' Trademark Case

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A British flower-grower has won a trademark case that will allow him to continue sell flowers using the name of the hit 1970s TV series "Charlie's Angels." Peter Wood, the managing director of plant-s LONDON--A British flower-grower ...

  37. Eu Moves Forward With Piracy Initiative

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BRUSSELS--The European Commission last Monday formally adopted the European Union's Enforcement Directive, which provides a legal framework against piracy and counterfeiting. <br clear="none"/><br cle Olsen Twins Sue Acclai ...

  38. V2 To Restructure International Group

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Richard Branson's London-based independent record group V2 is undertaking an international restructuring. A spokesperson confirms a "small number" of international job losses will result. Richard Branson's London-based independ ...

  39. Bachman, Gouldman, Locorriere Headline Benefit Gig

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran artists Randy Bachman, Graham Gouldman and Dennis Locorriere will headline "You Ain't Heard Nothing Yet!," a gala evening June 13 at London's Bloomsbury Theater in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. Veteran artists Randy Bach ...

  40. U.K. Radio Honor For George Michael

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT George Michael was yesterday honored at the Radio Academy's Music Radio conference in London as most-played artist on British radio of the last 20 years. Michael was present to accept the Phonographic George Michael was yesterday honored at t ...

  41. U.K. Radio Honor For George Michael

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT George Michael was yesterday honored at the Radio Academy's Music Radio conference in London as most-played artist on British radio of the last 20 years. Michael was present to accept the Phonographic George Michael was yesterday honored at t ...

  42. 'Anastacia' Retains Euro Albums Crown For 4th Week

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anastacia's self-titled Epic set starts a fourth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, while its single "Left Outside Alone" stands at No. 2 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles for a fourth week. Anastacia's self-titled Epic set s ...

  43. 'Anastacia' Retains Euro Albums Crown For 4th Week

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anastacia's self-titled Epic set starts a fourth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, while its single "Left Outside Alone" stands at No. 2 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles for a fourth week. Anastacia's self-titled Epic set s ...

  44. Duran Duran Close To Signing With Epic

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Billboard.biz can reveal that Duran Duran is in the final stages of negotiations with Epic Records, according to sources. For several months, reports have surfaced that Epic parent Sony Music was a le Billboard.biz can reveal that Duran Duran is i ...

  45. MC5, PJ Harvey For Aus Fest

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Legendary Detroit rock band the MC5 and British singer songwriter PJ Harvey will perform at this year's Splendour In The Grass festival, held July 24-25 in the northern New South Wales coastal town By Legendary Detroit rock band the MC5 and B ...

  46. MC5, PJ Harvey For Aus Fest

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Legendary Detroit rock band the MC5 and British singer songwriter PJ Harvey will perform at this year's Splendour In The Grass festival, held July 24-25 in the northern New South Wales coastal town By Legendary Detroit rock band the MC5 and B ...

  47. Navarre To Distribute Globe Star

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New York-based Globe Star Media &amp; Entertainment has signed an exclusive North American distribution agreement with Navarre Corp. in New Hope, Minn. New York-based Globe Star Media & Entertainment has signed an exclusive North American ...

  48. Elton Going Symphonic This Summer

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in North America, Elton John will perform with a full symphony orchestra during a five-night stint in July at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The shows will be held July 13-14 and For the first time in North America, Elto ...

  49. Elton Going Symphonic This Summer

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in North America, Elton John will perform with a full symphony orchestra during a five-night stint in July at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The shows will be held July 13-14 and For the first time in North America, Elto ...

  50. UMG Execs Discussing Future

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Top executives of Universal Music Group are scheduled to meet with analysts in Europe and the United States this week to map out the future of the world's biggest music company. Top executives of Universal Music Group are scheduled to meet wi ...

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