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  1. Slacker Inks Deals With Majors, Indies

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Slacker personal radio service has struck licensing deals with EMI Music, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group, adding their catalog to an existing deal with Sony BMG. The company also added several indie label deals, including Beggars Gro ...

  2. Napster Names COO

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Napster has hired Christopher Allen as its new COO, replacing Laura Goldberg, who is leaving the company. Allen was most recently VP of product strategy, design and marketing for Blockbuster Online. He held similar titles at Yahoo Music and MusicM ...

  3. Top Execs To Launch Slacker Inc.

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The former top executives at MusicMatch, Rio, and iRiver America tomorrow (March 14) will formally launch Slacker Inc., a new San Diego-based startup company focusing on portable digital radio. Dennis Mudd, former CEO of digital jukebox software c ...

  4. Muze Adds To Management Team

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Grabs vets from All Media Guide, Musicmatch. Grabs vets from All Media Guide, Musicmatch. News ...

  5. Sheryl Crow In Tune With Dell

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer to star in commercials nationwide. Sheryl Crow will soon be singing for Dell Inc., the world's largest personal computer supplier. The deal will allow the company to promote home entertainment networks and educate consumers about new c ...

  6. Orchard Extends Deeper Into China

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Newest deal expands catalog by 20%. Indie music distribution specialist The Orchard is partnering with ECD Hong Kong to significantly expand the company’s reach into China. The deal gives the Orchard access to EDC’s catalog of over 100,000 songs o ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Launch Becomes Yahoo! Music

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rebrand unifies all music properties. Yahoo Inc. has rebranded its Launch online music service as Yahoo! Music. The change aligns the music service more closely with Yahoo!'s other media services, including Yahoo! Movies, Yahoo! Sports and Ya ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Music Stocks Picked Up In 2004

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Majors, digital distributors showed gains. In a flat sales year, the music business regained modest ground on Wall Street. The parent companies of the major labels all posted stock gains in 2004, continuing a slight upward trend that started last ...

  11. HMV, Microsoft To Bow U.K. Download Store

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Service based on new jukebox software. Service based on new jukebox software. News ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Study: Legal Downloads Drop

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While the balance of power in the legal online music world remains virtually unchanged, the number of consumers legally downloading music files has been on the decline, according to the latest sector While the balance of power in the legal online ...

  14. Study: Legal Downloads Drop

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While the balance of power in the legal online music world remains virtually unchanged, the number of consumers legally downloading music files has been on the decline, according to the latest sector While the balance of power in the legal online ...

  15. Ads Boost Yahoo Sales

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo reports improved third-quarter financial results, thanks to a strong online advertising market. Yahoo reports improved third-quarter financial results, thanks to a strong online advertising market. The company -- which recently entered into ...

  16. U2, Apple Collaborate On TV Ad

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 is appearing in a new Apple Computer television ad promoting the iPod and iTunes Music Store. The spot -- which features the band performing its new single "Vertigo," from the upcoming "How to Dism U2 is appearing in a new Apple ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Yahoo! Enters Download Market With Musicmatch Buy

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo! is buying Musicmatch Inc., a San Diego-based digital music service, for approximately $160 million in cash. Yahoo! is buying Musicmatch Inc., a San Diego-based digital music service, for approximately $160 million in cash. Upon completion o ...

  19. Orchard Links With Henry Stone

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked a distribution deal with The Legendary Henry Stone, the label founded by producer and music-business veteran Henry Stone. The Orchard has inked a distribution deal with The Legendary Henry Stone, the label founded by producer ...

  20. Orchard Links With Henry Stone

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked a distribution deal with The Legendary Henry Stone, the label founded by producer and music-business veteran Henry Stone. The Orchard has inked a distribution deal with The Legendary Henry Stone, the label founded by producer ...

  21. Yahoo! Enters Download Market With Musicmatch Buy

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo! is buying Musicmatch Inc., a San Diego-based digital music service, for approximately $160 million in cash. Upon completion of the deal, Musicmatch will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Yaho Yahoo! is buying Musicmatch Inc., a San Diego- ...

  22. Windows Player Integrates Wal-Mart Digi Service

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Wal-Mart.com's music download store is receiving a shot in the arm from <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/digital/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000623069">yesterday's launch</A> Wal-Mart.com� ...

  23. Windows Player Integrates Wal-Mart Digi Service

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Wal-Mart.com's music download store is receiving a shot in the arm from <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/digital/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000623069">yesterday's launch</A> Wal-Mart.com� ...

  24. The Orchard Goes Greek

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked worldwide digital-distribution deals with popular Greek music labels Protasis, FM Records, Poeta Negra, Ntrop Records, Revoe Records, Monom Records, Pop Art Records and Kathrefti The Orchard has inked worldwide digital-distri ...

  25. The Orchard Goes Greek

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked worldwide digital-distribution deals with popular Greek music labels Protasis, FM Records, Poeta Negra, Ntrop Records, Revoe Records, Monom Records, Pop Art Records and Kathrefti The Orchard has inked worldwide digital-distri ...

  26. The Orchard Goes Greek

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked worldwide digital-distribution deals with popular Greek music labels Protasis, FM Records, Poeta Negra, Ntrop Records, Revoe Records, Monom Records, Pop Art Records and Kathrefti The Orchard has inked worldwide digital-distri ...

  27. HFA, MusicMatch Pact For Subscriptions

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Harry Fox Agency has entered into an agreement with MusicMatch for its new On Demand subscription service. The Harry Fox Agency has entered into an agreement with MusicMatch for its new On Demand subscription service. Financial terms were not ...

  28. HFA, MusicMatch Pact For Subscriptions

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Harry Fox Agency has entered into an agreement with MusicMatch for its new On Demand subscription service. The Harry Fox Agency has entered into an agreement with MusicMatch for its new On Demand subscription service. Financial terms were not ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. MusicMatch Bows On-Demand Sub Service

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Playlists can be shared with friends. Online service MusicMatch, which has a subscription radio service and sells a la carte downloads, is expanding its offerings to include an integrated on-demand streaming service. Consumers buying into MusicMat ...

  32. MusicMatch Bows On-Demand Sub Service

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Online service MusicMatch, which has a subscription radio service and sells a la carte downloads, is expanding its offerings to include an integrated on-demand streaming service. Online service MusicMatch, which has a subscription radio service an ...

  33. Digital Rights Agency Links With Navarre

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital Rights Agency, a digital distributor of independent-label content to music services like iTunes and Napster, has inked a three-year deal to handle more than 10,000 tracks from Navarre Corp. Digital Rights Agency, a digital distributor of i ...

  34. The Orchard Blooms In Japan

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Independent music distributor the Orchard is launching a subsidiary in Japan, Billboard.biz has learned. The unit will be helmed by Hiroaki Watanabe, who retains his post as CEO of Japanese digital-mu Independent music distributor the Orchard is l ...

  35. The Orchard Blooms In Japan

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital distributor sets up shop in Tokyo. Independent music distributor the Orchard is launching a subsidiary in Japan, Billboard.biz has learned. The unit will be helmed by Hiroaki Watanabe, who retains his post as CEO of Japanese digital-music ...

  36. The Orchard Blooms In Japan

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Independent music distributor the Orchard is launching a subsidiary in Japan, Billboard.biz has learned. The unit will be helmed by Hiroaki Watanabe, who retains his post as CEO of Japanese digital-mu Independent music distributor the Orchard is l ...

  37. MusicMatch To Kick Off Cheesy Promotion

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MusicMatch has entered into a download giveaway deal with pizza chain Papa John's International. MusicMatch has entered into a download giveaway deal with pizza chain Papa John's International. Starting May 31, Papa John's customers ...

  38. MusicMatch To Kick Off Cheesy Promotion

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MusicMatch has entered into a download giveaway deal with pizza chain Papa John's International. MusicMatch has entered into a download giveaway deal with pizza chain Papa John's International. Starting May 31, Papa John's customers ...

  39. Napster Inks Marketing Deals With Citi, Energizer

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster is hopping aboard the promotional-partnership bandwagon. The digital-music store is forming alliances this summer with two major brands. Napster is hopping aboard the promotional-partnership bandwagon. The digital-music store is forming al ...

  40. Napster Inks Marketing Deals With Citi, Energizer

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster is hopping aboard the promotional-partnership bandwagon. The digital-music store is forming alliances this summer with two major brands. The digital-music store is forming alliances this summer with two major brands, Citi and Energizer, to ...

  41. Loudeye's IndieSource Fueling Digital Services

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Loudeye Corp. says Sony Connect, Musicmatch, BuyMusic and Cellus USA are all using its recently launched service that offers one-stop access to content from thousands of independent artists. Loudeye Corp. says Sony Connect, Musicmatch, BuyMusic an ...

  42. This Week's Players & Practices

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The latest dream makers and deal breakers for this week. - J. Walter Thompson has launched a new branded-entertainment practice. The group, Amplify , results from a merger of JWT's Brand Entertainment Group and Hill & Knowlton's Show ...

  43. Wal-Mart Bows 88-Cent Download Store

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wal-Mart today (March 23) formally launched its online download store. The service, which has been quietly live since December, makes its official bow at Walmart.com with 300,000 songs, including excl Wal-Mart today (March 23) formally launched it ...

  44. BuyMusic Links With Beverage Maker

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST BuyMusic.com, the digital music service from by Buy.com founder Scott Blum, has entered into a marketing alliance with South Beach Beverage Co., maker of SoBe drinks. The two will jointly promote a co BuyMusic.com, the digital music service from b ...

  45. MusicMatch Hooks Up Sprite Promotion

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST MusicMatch has entered into a cross-marketing agreement with The Coca-Cola Co. to promote its digital-music service through an alliance with Sprite, the beverage giant's lemon-lime soft drink. MusicMatch has entered into a cross-marketing agr ...

  46. BuyMusic Links With Beverage Maker

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST BuyMusic.com, the digital music service from by Buy.com founder Scott Blum, has entered into a marketing alliance with South Beach Beverage Co., maker of SoBe drinks. The two will jointly promote a co BuyMusic.com, the digital music service from b ...

  47. MusicMatch Hooks Up Sprite Promotion

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST MusicMatch has entered into a cross-marketing agreement with The Coca-Cola Co. to promote its digital-music service through an alliance with Sprite, the beverage giant's lemon-lime soft drink. MusicMatch has entered into a cross-marketing agr ...

  48. SXSW Invests in Digital Rights Agency

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Digital Rights Agency (DRA), a distributor of independent music to digital music services, has received an equity investment of an undisclosed amount from SXSW Inc., the company behind the South by So Digital Rights Agency (DRA), a distributor of ...

  49. Orchard Hooks Up With Oz Firm AC&T

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Orchard Global Media Group has forged an alliance with AC&amp;T, a direct-marketing company based in Australia. The Orchard-a New York-based umbrella retail and Internet distribution organization for Orchard Global Media Group has forged an al ...

  50. Orchard Hooks Up With Oz Firm AC&T

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Orchard Global Media Group has forged an alliance with AC&amp;T, a direct-marketing company based in Australia. The Orchard-a New York-based umbrella retail and Internet distribution organization for Orchard Global Media Group has forged an al ...

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