MusicNet

  1. AIM, eMusic Sign Licensing Pact

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. digital music firm eMusic has entered into a licensing collaboration with British trade group the Assn. of Independent Music. It will initially make available 10,000 titles to download via the Am U.S. digital music firm eMusic has entered int ...

  2. Virgin Megastores Enters The Digital Age

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Richard Branson's Virgin Megastores brand pipped its U.K. rival HMV to the post today (Sept. 2) when it pressed the button on its own bespoke digital music service. Richard Branson's Virgin Megastores brand pipped its U.K. rival HMV to t ...

  3. Virgin Megastores Enters The Digital Age

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Richard Branson's Virgin Megastores brand pipped its U.K. rival HMV to the post today (Sept. 2) when it pressed the button on its own bespoke digital music service. Richard Branson's Virgin Megastores brand pipped its U.K. rival HMV to t ...

  4. HMV Set For New Digital Era

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Service to launch Sept. 5 with 1.3M titles. HMV U.K.'s new digital music service will embrace the independent label sector and adopt a flexible pricing structure, executives at the market-leading retailer told reporters today (Sept. 1). HMV w ...

  5. HMV Set For New Digital Era

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT HMV U.K.'s new digital music service will embrace the independent label sector and adopt a flexible pricing structure, executives at the market-leading retailer told reporters today (Sept. 1). HMV U.K.'s new digital music service will em ...

  6. Zomba Senior VP Moves To MusicNet

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Parness based in New York. MusicNet has appointed Rory Parness senior VP/CFO. Parness will be based in New York and reports to president/CEO Alan McGlade. In his new role, Parness will be responsible for overseeing MusicNet's planning, report ...

  7. Real Surges In Second Quarter

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Premium music subs more than double from year ago. RealNetworks says its second quarter music revenue grew 61% to $24.1 million, as subscribers to its premium music offerings more than doubled to 1.15 million from 550,000 a year ago. Music drove t ...

  8. Virgin Preps For U.K. E-Tail Biz

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Retail will press the button Sept. 2 on its digital download service in a move that brings it head-to-head with rival HMV Group, the retailer confirmed today (Aug. 1). Virgin Retail will press the button Sept. 2 on its digital download serv ...

  9. Virgin Preps For U.K. E-Tail Biz

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Readies face-off with rival HMV. Virgin Retail will press the button Sept. 2 on its digital download service in a move that brings it head-to-head with rival HMV Group, the retailer confirmed today (Aug. 1). The company's online ambitions, re ...

  10. HMV Gears Up For E-Tail Biz

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT HMV is offering indie labels the opportunity to digitize their catalogs without charge ahead of its full-scale entry into the e-tail marketplace. The retail chain's digital service provider MusicNet HMV is offering indie labels the opportunit ...

  11. HMV Gears Up For E-Tail Biz

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT HMV is offering indie labels the opportunity to digitize their catalogs without charge ahead of its full-scale entry into the e-tail marketplace. The retail chain's digital service provider MusicNet HMV is offering indie labels the opportunit ...

  12. Major Label Deals Legitimize iMesh

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Licensing agreements inked with Sony BMG, Universal. Once the target of a music-industry anti-piracy campaign, peer-to-peer file trading service iMesh unveiled a licensing deal with Sony BMG Music on July 11, and is days from announcing a similar ...

  13. Brits Row Over Online Licensing Terms

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Label's trade body the British Phonographic Industry and some of the United Kingdom's leading online music services on June 29 referred to the country's Copyright Tribunal their dispute with music pub LONDON -- Label's trade bo ...

  14. Brits Row Over Online Licensing Terms

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Label's trade body the British Phonographic Industry and some of the United Kingdom's leading online music services have today (June 29) referred to the country's Copyright Tribunal in their dispute w Label's trade body the Bri ...

  15. Brits Row Over Online Licensing Terms

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Label's trade body the British Phonographic Industry and some of the United Kingdom's leading online music services have today (June 29) referred to the country's Copyright Tribunal in their dispute w Label's trade body the Bri ...

  16. Adelphia Moving To Online Music

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Adelphia Communications Corp. is dancing its way out of bankruptcy. NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Adelphia Communications Corp. is dancing its way out of bankruptcy. The Denver-based cable operator said June 9 that it will launch Adelphia M ...

  17. Adelphia, MusicNet Partner For Subscription Service

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Will be available to high-speed cable customers. Cable operator Adelphia Communications has partnered with MusicNet for the creation of subscription music service Adelphia Music. For an added $7.95 a month, Adelphia high-speed Internet subscribers ...

  18. MusicNet To Power Store For Portables

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT WiFi-connected devices due on market this year. MusicNet will power a new digital music service from MusicGremlin, a New York-based developer of direct-to-device wireless music technology. Under terms of the agreement, MusicNet will support and pr ...

  19. Yahoo! Soft Launches New Music Service

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo! today (May 10) is soft launching its long-anticipated new digital music service/music management solution, Yahoo! Music Unlimited. Yahoo! today (May 10) is soft launching its long-anticipated new digital music service/music management solut ...

  20. HMV Ups Taylor To Oversee Online Biz

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British marketing-leading retailer HMV has elevated John Taylor to oversee its online and Internet activities. In his new post as HMV U.K. & Ireland E-Commerce director, Taylor succeeds Stuart Row British marketing-leading retailer HMV has ...

  21. HMV Ups Taylor To Oversee Online Biz

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British marketing-leading retailer HMV has elevated John Taylor to oversee its online and Internet activities. In his new post as HMV U.K. & Ireland E-Commerce director, Taylor succeeds Stuart Row British marketing-leading retailer HMV has ...

  22. MusicNet Acquired By Private Firm

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York-based private equity firm Baker Capital has acquired digital music service MusicNet. Baker Capital says the deal will have no affect on its ongoing services, and MusicNet will continue to ope New York-based private equity firm Baker Capit ...

  23. HMV Picks MusicNet For New Digital Service

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digital music service from retailer HMV. MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digital music service from retailer HMV. Under terms of the agreement, MusicNet is providing all content for the offerin ...

  24. HMV Picks MusicNet For New Digital Service

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digital music service from retailer HMV. Under terms of the agreement, MusicNet is providing all content for the offering, which is set to bow in the second MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digi ...

  25. Maryland Univ. Adds Ctrax Sub Service

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cdigix has inked a deal with the University of Maryland in College Park for Ctrax, its MusicNet-powered digital music subscription service catering to colleges and universities. The company now serves Cdigix has inked a deal with the University of ...

  26. Napster Reports 50% Subscriber Gain

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster reports 270,000 paid subscribers to its on-demand digital-music service as of Dec. 31, 2004, the end of its fiscal third quarter. Napster reports 270,000 paid subscribers to its on-demand digital-music service as of Dec. 31, 2004, the end ...

  27. Virgin Digital To Pick Up Students' Music Subs

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST College students who have school-sponsored digital music subscriptions through Cdigix -- an on-campus streaming and downloading solution used by Purdue and 11 other universities -- can now roll over t College students who have school-sponsored dig ...

  28. Labels Line Up For RED Digital Services

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based RED Distribution says 29 labels have signed on for the company's digital distribution services. New York-based RED Distribution says 29 labels have signed on for the company's digital distribution services. The independent ...

  29. Labels, Puretunes Settlement Reached

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The major labels have reached a $10 million agreement to settle their copyright-infringement lawsuit against owners and operators of the Puretunes.com Web site, the RIAA announced today (Oct. 25). NEW YORK -- The major labels have reached a $10 mi ...

  30. Majors, Puretunes Reach $10.5M Settlement

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The major labels have reached a $10.5 million agreement to settle their copyright-infringement lawsuit against owners and operators of the Puretunes.com Web site, the RIAA announced today (Oct. 25). The major labels have reached a $10.5 million ag ...

  31. Trans World Bows Digital Music Store

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music retailer Trans World Entertainment today (Oct. 11) launched a digital-music service complete with à la carte downloads and subscriptions. The store, dubbed "FYE Download Zone," is accessibl Music retailer Trans World Enter ...

  32. Virgin Group Bows Full-Service Web Store

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Virgin Group is the latest company to take the plunge into digital music, launching a service complete with downloads, subscriptions, Internet radio and music management software. The online servi The Virgin Group is the latest company to take ...

  33. Universities Offering Discounted Digital Music

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Purdue, Tulane latest schools to get on board. Purdue University and Tulane University have joined a growing list of schools that provide legal, discounted access to digital music. The deals come by the way of Denver-based Cdigix, which provides d ...

  34. Universities Offering Discounted Digital Music

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Purdue University and Tulane University have joined a growing list of schools that provide legal, discounted access to digital music. The deals come by the way of Denver-based Cdigix, which provides d Purdue University and Tulane University have j ...

  35. Burger King, AOL Grill Up Free Downloads

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT AOL and Burger King have announced a free download giveaway promotion. The companies are giving away a free download with every purchase of a Whopper sandwich through Oct. 3. AOL and Burger King have announced a free download giveaway promotion. T ...

  36. Burger King, AOL Grill Up Free Downloads

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT AOL and Burger King have announced a free download giveaway promotion. The companies are giving away a free download with every purchase of a Whopper sandwich through Oct. 3. AOL and Burger King have announced a free download giveaway promotion. T ...

  37. Court Nixes RIAA Appeal In Grokster Case

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Grokster and StreamCast, distributors of peer-to-peer file-sharing software, are not contributorily or vicariously liable for copyright infringements by users, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Grokster and StreamCast, distributors of peer-t ...

  38. Biz Cautious On Digital Distribution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital execs look to sub services for growth. BMG North America president/COO Charles Goldstuck told attendees of the Jupiter Plug.In conference today (July 26) in New York that the CD -- not digital distribution -- will dictate how the recording ...

  39. Biz Cautious On Digital Distribution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG North America president/COO Charles Goldstuck told attendees of the Jupiter Plug.In conference today (July 26) in New York that the CD -- not digital distribution -- will dictate how the recording BMG North America president/COO Charles Goldst ...

  40. MusicNet Names Product Development VP

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Online music service provider MusicNet has tapped Cris Pierry as VP of product development. Online music service provider MusicNet has tapped Cris Pierry as VP of product development. Pierry, who is based in Seattle, will lead MusicNet's plat ...

  41. MusicNet Names Product Development VP

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Online music service provider MusicNet has tapped Cris Pierry as VP of product development. Online music service provider MusicNet has tapped Cris Pierry as VP of product development. Pierry, who is based in Seattle, will lead MusicNet's plat ...

  42. MusicNet, MTV Collaborating On Digital Service

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks is expected to launch an online music service powered by MusicNet later this year, making it the latest big brand to enter an increasingly crowded market for online music, people familiar MTV Networks is expected to launch an online m ...

  43. MusicNet, MTV Collaborating On Digital Service

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital store to launch later this year. MTV Networks is expected to launch an online music service powered by MusicNet later this year, making it the latest big brand to enter an increasingly crowded market for online music, people familiar with ...

  44. Cflix Going To Yale With MusicNet

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet and Cflix announced today (April 27) the launch of Ctrax, a legal online music service that will sell low-priced downloads to college students. Available immediately in a testing phase at Yal MusicNet and Cflix announced today (April 27) ...

  45. MusicNet To Open U.K. Office

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST MusicNet is opening an office in the United Kingdom, with an eye toward international expansion. The digital-music service is moving Mark Mooradian, senior director of strategic planning and business MusicNet is opening an office in the United Kin ...

  46. MusicNet To Open U.K. Office

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST MusicNet is opening an office in the United Kingdom, with an eye toward international expansion. The digital-music service is moving Mark Mooradian, senior director of strategic planning and business MusicNet is opening an office in the United Kin ...

  47. AOL's MusicNet Claims 250K Subscribers

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST America Online says its MusicNet@AOL subscription service has more than 250,000 subscribers. The service claimed about 179,000 subscribers last October. America Online says its MusicNet@AOL subscription service has more than 250,000 subscribers. T ...

  48. Retail Track

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST MusicNet and the Virgin Group launch Virgin Digital, a new cyber store whose catalog is expected to be larger than Apple's or Napster's. MusicNet and the Virgin Group launch Virgin Digital, a new cyber store whose catalog is expected to ...

  49. Retail Track

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST MusicNet and the Virgin Group launch Virgin Digital, a new cyber store whose catalog is expected to be larger than Apple's or Napster's. MusicNet and the Virgin Group launch Virgin Digital, a new cyber store whose catalog is expected to ...

  50. Retail Track

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST MusicNet and the Virgin Group launch Virgin Digital, a new cyber store whose catalog is expected to be larger than Apple's or Napster's. MusicNet and the Virgin Group launch Virgin Digital, a new cyber store whose catalog is expected to ...

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