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  1. OutKast, Jay-Z Lead MTV VMA Winners

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop acts grab four awards each. With four awards each, OutKast's "Hey Ya!" And Jay-Z's "99 Problems" were the top winners at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, presented last night (Aug. 29) at the American Airlines ...

  2. R. Kelly Top Winner At BMI Urban Awards

    August 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B artist takes home two awards. R. Kelly was a double winner at BMI's 2004 Urban Awards, receiving a nod for both urban producer of the year and writer of song of the year for "Ignition," from last year's Jive album & ...

  3. W/C Names Regional Latin GM

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music has upped Gustavo Menendez to regional GM for Latin America, replacing Miguel Aranega, who recently left the company. Warner/Chappell Music has upped Gustavo Menendez to regional GM for Latin America, replacing Miguel Aranega ...

  4. W/C Names Regional Latin GM

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music has upped Gustavo Menendez to regional GM for Latin America, replacing Miguel Aranega, who recently left the company. Warner/Chappell Music has upped Gustavo Menendez to regional GM for Latin America, replacing Miguel Aranega ...

  5. Hewlett-Packard Unveils iPod, MTV Deal

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Computer giant offering 20 GB, 40 GB devices. Hewlett-Packard (HP) this morning (Aug. 27) announced the release of its version of the Apple iPod and a new marketing pact with MTV. The digital music player will come in a 20 GB version for $299 and ...

  6. MTV Pulls Beenie Man From VMA Concert

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dancehall star Beenie Man, who has recorded anti-gay songs in the past, was yanked from a concert associated with the MTV Video Music Awards this weekend after gay groups planned a protest, the networ Dancehall star Beenie Man, who has recorded an ...

  7. RIAA Set To Kick Off Digital Awards

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's Conniff to host Aug. 30 event. The RIAA will officially kick off its Digital Awards Program Aug. 30 at the Paris Theatre in Miami Beach. Hosted by Billboard co-executive editor Tamara Conniff, the awards reception will recognize t ...

  8. RIAA Set To Kick Off Digital Awards

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's Conniff to host Aug. 30 event. The RIAA will officially kick off its Digital Awards Program Aug. 30 at the Paris Theatre in Miami Beach. Hosted by Billboard co-executive editor Tamara Conniff, the awards reception will recognize t ...

  9. Preston Hands BMI Reins To Bryant

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Del R. Bryant today (Aug. 23) assumed the post of president/CEO of BMI, about a week earlier than had been expected. One of Bryant's first actions as chief will be to preside over Friday's BMI Urban A Del R. Bryant today (Aug. 23) assume ...

  10. MTV VMAs Add Videogame Category

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV is celebrating the use of music in videogames with a new category at the 2004 Video Music Awards. MTV is celebrating the use of music in videogames with a new category at the 2004 Video Music Awards. Nominees for best soundtrack from a videoga ...

  11. MTV VMAs Add Videogame Category

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV is celebrating the use of music in videogames with a new category at the 2004 Video Music Awards. MTV is celebrating the use of music in videogames with a new category at the 2004 Video Music Awards. Nominees for best soundtrack from a videoga ...

  12. Navarre Revamps Sales Structure

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New Hope, Minn.-based Navarre Entertainment Media has made wide-ranging changes in the structure of its sales staff. New Hope, Minn.-based Navarre Entertainment Media has made wide-ranging changes in the structure of its sales staff. Navarre is th ...

  13. R. Kelly Takes Seven Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

    August 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly was the big winner at the Billboard/American Urban Radio Networks R&B/Hip-Hop Awards ceremony, held tonight (Aug. 6) at Fifteen O One Barton G in Miami Beach. R. Kelly was the big winner at the Billboard/American Urban Radio Netwo ...

  14. R&B/Hip-Hop Biz Contemplates Digital Future

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Billboard confab ends today in Miami Beach. Billboard confab ends today in Miami Beach. News ...

  15. R&B/Hip-Hop Biz Contemplates Digital Future

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B and hip-hop's place in the digital-music world fueled panel discussions during the second day of the fifth annual Billboard/American Urban Radio Networks R&B/Hip-Hop Conference yesterday ( R&B and hip-hop's place ...

  16. R&B/Hip-Hop Biz Contemplates Digital Future

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B and hip-hop's place in the digital-music world fueled panel discussions during the second day of the fifth annual Billboard/American Urban Radio Networks R&B/Hip-Hop Conference yesterday ( R&B and hip-hop's place ...

  17. R&B/Hip-Hop Biz Focusing On 'Opportunity'

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Surviving in the rapidly consolidating music industry and adapting marketing strategies to fit a reconfigured business were the hot topics opening the fifth annual Billboard/American Urban Radio Netwo Surviving in the rapidly consolidating music i ...

  18. Lil' Jon, Pablo, Ying Yang To Play MTV Awards

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lil' Jon, Petey Pablo, Ying Yang Twins and Terror Squad featuring Fat Joe have joined the performance lineup for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards. Lil' Jon, Petey Pablo, Ying Yang Twins and Terror Squad featuring Fat Joe have joined the p ...

  19. Latin Vet Ricky Correoso Dead At 57

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Latin music executive Ricky Correoso died Friday (July 30) in Miami after a long fight with pulmonary fibrosis. He was 57 years old. Veteran Latin music executive Ricky Correoso died Friday (July 30) in Miami after a long fight with pulmon ...

  20. MTV Latin America Names Key Biz Exec

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Noel Gladstone has been named VP of investigation and development for MTV Networks Latin America. Noel Gladstone has been named VP of investigation and development for MTV Networks Latin America. Gladstone, who helped launch Nickelodeon Latin Amer ...

  21. Jay-Z's Six-Pack Tops MTV VMA Noms

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Miami arena is biggest venue ever for show. Rapper Jay-Z leads the field for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, with six nominations for "99 Problems." OutKast, No Doubt and Beyoncé are right behind with five nods each. This year's sh ...

  22. TRIO To Air DanceStar Awards

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NBC/Universal cable network TRIO will air the third annual "DanceStar USA: The American Dance Music Awards" 17 times over the next six weeks. NBC/Universal cable network TRIO will air the third annual "DanceStar USA: The American Da ...

  23. BMI Names Al Green As Icon

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Honor is part of Urban Awards in August. The Rev. Al Green will be honored as a BMI Icon at the rights group's fourth annual Urban Awards on Aug. 27 in Miami. Green joins past BMI Icon honorees that include Bill Anderson, Dolly Parton, Chuck ...

  24. Puerto Rico's Guatauba Links With EMI

    June 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Guatauba Productions, a Puerto Rico-based production company specializing in urban Latin music, has signed a multi-year licensing deal with EMI Music U.S. Latin. Guatauba Productions, a Puerto Rico-based production company specializing in urban La ...

  25. S.I.R. Vacating Longtime Base

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New York-based music equipment rental and rehearsal facility S.I.R. (Studio Instrument Rentals) has sold its 310 W. 52nd St. building in Manhattan to an investment group. The space will become part of New York-based music equipment rental and rehe ...

  26. Ex-Warner Exec Zamora To Head New Latin Label

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Warner Music Latina president George Zamora has teamed with producer Sergio George on a new independent Latin label. SGZ Entertainment, which stands for Sergio George Zamora, is based in Miami. Former Warner Music Latina president George Za ...

  27. R. Kelly, Jay-Z Top Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Finalists

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It'll be the "Best of Both Worlds" at this year's Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards show: R. Kelly and Jay-Z, who released a collaborative album of that name in 2002 on Jive, lead the finalists for the It'll be the &quo ...

  28. Los Tucanes Settle With Ex-Bandmember

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A confidential settlement has been reached between the manager and members of Los Tucanes de Tijuana and former accordionist and founding member Joel Higuera. MIAMI -- A confidential settlement has been reached between the manager and members of L ...

  29. Short Session Could Hold Up Industry Bills

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The second session of the 108th Congress will be a short one. Congress has only about three weeks left to wrap up its entire legislative calendar. This includes top priorities such as deliberations on Short Session Could Hold Up Industry Bills Hea ...

  30. Gospel Artist Duawne Sterling Signs With The Wright Group

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Other spotlights: Vivendi Universal Names Dufour deputy chief financial officer, NARAS names Moore regional director of the West, Koch ups Franck VP of marketing, Blender appoints Simon associate pub - Vivendi Universal names Sandrine Dufour deput ...

  31. Ultra Music Festival Coming To Cable

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Ultra Music Festival has partnered with K2 Communications -- the parent company of new independent music channel Havoc TV -- and Cheetah Lounge MediaWorks to bring "The Ultra Music Festival Experi The Ultra Music Festival has partnered wi ...

  32. Ultra Music Festival Coming To Cable

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Ultra Music Festival has partnered with K2 Communications -- the parent company of new independent music channel Havoc TV -- and Cheetah Lounge MediaWorks to bring "The Ultra Music Festival Experi The Ultra Music Festival has partnered wi ...

  33. Film Studios Mull Piracy Lawsuits

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Motion Picture Assn. of America head Jack Valenti says film studios may follow their music counterparts in pursuing individual file-sharers through the courts if online film piracy continues unabated. Ex-Exec Sues Label For Slander Ex-Fox Workers ...

  34. Bowie Cancels Miami Gig After Stagehand Dies

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A David Bowie concert last night at the Knight Center in Miami was canceled after a local IATSE stagehand fell to his death during the show's intermission. A David Bowie concert last night at the Knight Center in Miami was canceled after a lo ...

  35. Jacobsen, Utsick, Land N.Z. Venue Deal

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A consortium led by Sydney-based concert promoter Jacobsen Venue Management (JVM) and Miami-based promoter and venue owner Jack Utsick Presents has sealed a contract to develop and operate a new arena A consortium led by Sydney-based concert promo ...

  36. Jacobsen, Utsick, Land N.Z. Venue Deal

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A consortium led by Sydney-based concert promoter Jacobsen Venue Management (JVM) and Miami-based promoter and venue owner Jack Utsick Presents has sealed a contract to develop and operate a new arena A consortium led by Sydney-based concert promo ...

  37. Latin Grammys Return To L.A.

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After a one-year stint in Miami, the Latin Grammy Awards will return to Los Angeles in 2004, Billboard.biz has learned. The 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards will take place Sept. 1 at the Shrine Audito After a one-year stint in Miami, the Latin Gram ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. Cruz, Martin, Juanes Win At Billboard Latin Awards

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The late Celia Cruz, superstar Ricky Martin and rising star Juanes were the top winners at the 2004 Billboard Latin music awards, with honors in three categories each. The late Celia Cruz, superstar Ricky Martin and rising star Juanes were the top ...

  40. Canada's MRP Label To Handle Blanko

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian label MRP Records in Toronto has signed an agreement with Miami-based Perfect Image Records to distribute, market and promote Fito Blanko's debut album "Higher Level." Canadian label MRP Records in Toronto has signed an agr ...

  41. Indies Picked To Jumpstart Latin Biz Rebound

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The bulls outnumbered the bears during the first day of this year's Billboard Latin Music Conference &amp; Awards. Optimistic attendees at the 15th annual confab at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach s The bulls outnumbered the bears durin ...

  42. TVT Signs Rapper Jacki-O

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jacki-O has inked a long-term deal with Poe Boy Entertainment/TVT Records. The Miami native, who first made a mark on the charts last year with her single "Nookie," had been signed to Poe Boy/SoBe Ent Jacki-O has inked a long-term deal w ...

  43. MTV Latin America Fills New VP Post

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Latin America has upped Charlie Singer to the new post of executive VP of programming, creative and strategic marketing. A five-year veteran of the company, Singer was previously senior V MTV Networks Latin America has upped Charlie S ...

  44. MTV Latin America Fills New VP Post

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Latin America has upped Charlie Singer to the new post of executive VP of programming, creative and strategic marketing. A five-year veteran of the company, Singer was previously senior V MTV Networks Latin America has upped Charlie S ...

  45. Production Exec To Bow Web-Based Latin Label

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A new Latin-music label whose products will be sold exclusively through the Internet is set to launch next week in Miami. A new Latin-music label whose products will be sold exclusively through the Internet is set to launch next week in Miami. Emu ...

  46. Production Exec To Bow Web-Based Latin Label

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A new Latin-music label whose products will be sold exclusively through the Internet is set to launch next week in Miami. A new Latin-music label whose products will be sold exclusively through the Internet is set to launch next week in Miami. Emu ...

  47. New Management For Paulina Rubio

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cookman international has signed Paulina Rubio for worldwide management. Cookman international has signed Paulina Rubio for worldwide management. Rubio was previously managed by Caresse Henry through Caliente Management. Rubio is in the midst of p ...

  48. MTV Awards Set For Miami

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT This year's MTV Video Music Awards will be broacast live Aug. 29 from American Airlines Arena in Miami. This year's MTV Video Music Awards will be broacast live Aug. 29 from American Airlines Arena in Miami. This will mark the first time ...

  49. Alejandro Sanz Leads Spain's Premios

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alejandro Sanz dominated Spain's Premios de la M&#250;sica awards ceremony Thursday (April 15) in Madrid, winning in five of his seven nominated categories. Alejandro Sanz dominated Spain's Premios de la Música awards ceremony tonigh ...

  50. New Download Store Targets Hispanics

    April 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hispanic consumers in the United States have a new source for downloads. Emepe3.com, which officially launches this week, is being billed as the world's first Spanish-language, worldwide digital music Hispanic consumers in the United States h ...

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