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  1. Spanish Govt Confirms Anti-Piracy Strategy

    November 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Spanish government has used the Future And Music international congress (FAM 09) as an opportunity to confirm its strategy to tackle illegal file-sharing. Music industry representatives from 30 countries are attending the three-day congress in ...

  2. Argentina's Sales Fall Sharply

    July 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The decline in physical music sales in Argentina has sharpened, with labels body CAPIF reporting a decrease from 6.3 million units in the period between January and May 2008 to just below 4.3 million units during the same period this year. Physica ...

  3. Business Briefs: Nokia Comes With Music, Live Nation, Virgin Megastore

    May 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- A royalty statement acquired by Music Ally shows Comes With Music users in the U.K. downloaded an average of 61 songs per month. Compare that to the range Nokia gave for new users, between 200 and 300 songs per month. Those numbers suggest that ...

  4. Opinion: Latin America Has A Vital Music Scene, But It Needs Viable Online Stores

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST The holy grail of a digital music marketplace in South America has been a top priority for Latin labels for at least three years. But the recent Resonancia Colombia: Music and Management in the Digital Realm conference in Bogotá highlighted the ne ...

  5. MidemNet 2009 Adds Keynoters

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MidemNet, the two-day (Jan. 17-18) technology and business forum that precedes music trade event MIDEM in Cannes, has announced that its 2009 edition will feature keynote speeches by Eric Nicoli, Hilary Rosen and Michael Robertson. Nicoli is curre ...

  6. Bell, Visconti Confirmed For MIDEM Talent Only Event

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Domino Records head Laurence Bell and veteran producer Tony Visconti will take to the podium for the new MIDEM Talent Only session, Jan. 29, 2008, as part of the MIDEM convention in Cannes. Bell's firm has emerged as one of Britain's bri ...

  7. Popkomm Searches For Online Music Innovators

    July 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Popkomm is seeking out the "MySpaces of tomorrow" to enter its fourth annual Innovation In Music And Entertainment Award (IMEA), taking place on the opening day of the Sept. 19-21 music trade conference in Berlin. Jurors for this year� ...

  8. Ninja Tune Leaps Into Second Life

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a groundbreaking move, independent U.K. label Ninja Tune is to launch a music video channel in the Second Life virtual realm. Supported by U.K. digital music research firm Music Ally, the new Ninja TV station will feature several hours of full- ...