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  1. Major League Baseball's World Series Aiming To Have Music 'Mini-Festival'

    October 17, 2013 12:11 PM EDT The following is excerpted from Billboard magazine's special Sports & Music Package which examines how music can play a larger role in the nearly $14 billion brands will this year spend on sports. This special section includes "The ...

  2. MLB to Co-Produce New York's Global Citizen Festival with AEG Live

    August 30, 2013 6:05 PM EDT Major League Baseball is dipping into the music business after buying the distribution rights for an upcoming concert in New York's Central Park. Through its digital media company, MLB Advanced Media, the league will co-produce this year� ...

  3. Video: Jenni Rivera Sings 'Star Spangled Banner' at Dodger Stadium

    December 10, 2012 5:41 PM EST For Jenni Rivera, Dodgers Stadium felt "like home." In an interview at the stadium, where she sang the national anthem and "God Bless America" on the Latino-themed Viva Los Dodgers Day last summer, the L.A.-born and Long Beach- ...

  4. MLB Fan Cave Offers Unique Concert Opportunities

    August 02, 2012 1:15 PM EDT There hasn't been a Tower Records on the corner of Manhattan's East Fourth Street and Lafayette for nearly six years, but now a whole new kind of musical experience has taken its place. The MLB Fan Cave, a TV studio/performance space ope ...

  5. Backbeat: Randy Jackson Winds Up Watch Line

    May 10, 2012 10:36 AM EDT Jackson wears a watch from the limited edition line, models from which were displayed at his Four Seasons Doheny launch party. (Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images Entertainment) What time is it? Just ask Randy Jackson . That's because the &q ...

  6. Roger Williams, Famed Pianist, Dies at 87

    October 10, 2011 6:42 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) - Roger Williams, the virtuoso pianist who topped the Billboard pop charts in the 1950s and played for nine U.S. presidents during a long career, died Saturday. He was 87. Williams died at his home in Los Angeles of complications ...

  7. Santana Admonishes Georgia for New Immigration Law

    May 16, 2011 6:50 AM EDT Carlos Santana on Sunday used baseball's annual Civil Rights Game as a platform to admonish Georgia and Arizona for their new immigration laws. Santana received the Beacon of Change Award before the Braves-Phillies game. The Grammy-winning mu ...

  8. Yankees, Jay-Z Team Up On Co-branded Merchandise

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Get your New York Yankees hats here - with a Jay-Z logo. The hip-hop mogul is teaming up with his favorite baseball squad on co-branded clothes that will be sold exclusively at Yankee Stadium beginning next week. All the items, from baseball caps ...

  9. Hall & Oates Join Arizona Boycott, Cancel Phoenix Gig

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The rock duo Daryl Hall and John Oates announced Monday they will not be playing Phoenix next month following an Arizona Diamondbacks game. Their manager Jonathan Wolfson told The Associated Press from Los Angeles that Hall and Oates will not play ...

  10. Eminem, Jay-Z Teaming Up For Pair Of Stadium Shows

    May 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT What could be better than New York's own Jay-Z playing the first concert at the new Yankee Stadium? How about fellow rap superstar Eminem alongside him? The two titans of the hip-hop world attended Wednesday night's New York-Detroit game ...

  11. Paul McCartney To Play First-Ever Shows at New Mets Stadium

    June 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nearly 44 years after the Beatles performed the first concert held at New York’s historic Shea Stadium, Paul McCartney is set to christen the new home of the New York Mets – the Citi Field stadium in Queens, New York – with concerts on July 17 and ...

  12. MLB Links With Projekt Revolution

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Through an ongoing partnership with Major League Baseball Properties, some concertgoers attending the 2008 Projekt Revolution tour could walk away with access to exclusive, unreleased by tracks by Linkin Park and other acts on the 24-date summer t ...

  13. Neil Diamond To Perform At Fenway Park

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond will perform in concert this summer at Fenway Park in Boston. The singer made the announcement in a big-screen broadcast at the Boston Red Sox home opener yesterday (April 8), during the traditional eighth-inning sing-along of his Swe ...

  14. First Leg Of Police Tour Grosses $107 Million

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The first leg of the Police reunion tour has been an overwhelming success, grossing $107,592,002 from 38 shows that drew 929,941 people. That does not include stops at the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn., in June, or the V Fest in Bal ...

  15. The Police Add Two High-Profile Gigs

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Police have added two more high-profile stadium gigs to their itinerary this summer: July 5 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, and July 14 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The band previously announced stadium shows at Commonwealth Stadium in E ...

  16. Major League Baseball Launches Music Site

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MLB, CenterStaging partner for rehearsals.com. MLB, CenterStaging partner for rehearsals.com. News ...

  17. Major League Baseball Launches Music Site

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MLB, CenterStaging partner for rehearsals.com. Major League Baseball's interactive media and Internet arm Major League Baseball Advanced Media has joined forces with CenterStaging to launch the rehearsals.com Web site. MLB.com has developed a ...

  18. Artist Merchandiser, Major League Baseball Pact

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MLB.com to power Web backend for music co. MLB.com to power Web backend for music co. News ...

  19. New VP/GM Named For Detroit Arenas

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Padgett assumes role at Joe Louis, Cobo.. Tim Padgett has been named VP/GM of Joe Louis Arena and Cobo Arena in Detroit, effective immediately. Prior to assuming his current position, Padgett was VP of park operations at Comerica Park for Major Le ...

  20. Saving CBGB: Supporters Still Have Time To Rally

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As that great protest singer Yogi Berra once sang, "CBGB ain't over till it's over." As that great protest singer Yogi Berra once sang, "CBGB ain't over till it's over." Yes, an eviction notice for failure t ...

  21. Pro Baseball Goes On Tour

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Road show to accompany Bonnaroo, Warper Tour. Attendees at this weekend's (June 10–12) Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and the upcoming Vans Warped Tour can immerse themselves in music and baseball thanks to Major League Baseball Properties& ...

  22. MLB Productions Inks With Shout, A&E

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Major League Baseball Productions has signed two exclusive DVD distribution deals with Shout! Factory and A&E Home Video. Major League Baseball Productions has signed two exclusive DVD distribution deals with Shout! Factory and A&E Hom ...

  23. MLB Productions Inks With Shout, A&E

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Four titles a year expected under exclusive DVD deals. Major League Baseball Productions has signed two exclusive DVD distribution deals with Shout! Factory and A&E Home Video. Shout! Factory will now be the official DVD distributor of new MLB ...

  24. XM Strikes $650 Million Baseball Deal

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival Sirius Satellite, XM Radio has forged an 11-year, $650 million deal with Major League Baseball. Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival Sirius Satellite, XM Radio has forged a ...