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  1. Blogger, Downtown Records Team For Digital Label

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT So what do you do after establishing one of the most successful tech-news blogs on the Internet? Apparently, retire and start a record label. The New York Post reported that Engadget founder Peter Rojas is teaming up with Downtown Records to creat ...

  2. Warner Music's Bronfman Sued For $100M

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group Corp. chief executive Edgar Bronfman Jr. was sued on Monday for $100 million by a former CEO of publisher Simon & Schuster who claims Bronfman failed to compensate him for conceiving the 2003 buyout of Warner. Former CEO Dic ...

  3. Starbucks, Concord Music Group Form Label

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Starbucks and Concord Music Group have formed a new label, Hear Music, which will sign established and emerging artists directly for distribution inside and outside the coffee chain. Under the collaborative venture, Starbucks will take primary res ...

  4. James Brown Remembered Around The World

    December 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST "Godfather of Soul" James Brown remained the hardest-working man in show business to the end, telling friends from his hospital bed that he'd be in Times Square on New Year's Eve, even though he had pneumonia. His heart gave ou ...

  5. Spitzer To Return Label Donations

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rebuffs Universal, Bertelsmann. New York attorney general Eliot Spitzer, who is running for governor of that state, will return two large campaign donations received from record label board members at Vivendi Universal and Bertelsmann AG, accordin ...

  6. Sirius, Sony BMG Reach Agreement, Stock Rises

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deals with UMG, Warner revealed last week. Sirius Satellite Radio says it has reached a licensing agreement with Sony BMG, which, on the heels of similar deals with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group , allays fears over Sirius’ portable ...

  7. Sirius, Sony BMG Reach Agreement, Stock Rises

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deals with UMG, Warner revealed last week. Sirius Satellite Radio says it has reached a licensing agreement with Sony BMG, which, on the heels of similar deals with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group , allays fears over Sirius’ portable ...

  8. Press Pans Roth's Radio Bow

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jan 3. debut viewed as rocky start. David Lee Roth’s first broadcast on Jan. 3 as CBS Radio’s East Coast successor to Howard Stern was blasted by numerous newspapers, who went so far as to predict his demise before mid-year. Roth's new mornin ...

  9. Report: EMI Looks To Buy Wind Up

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal could be for as much as $125 million. Britain's EMI Group is in advanced discussions to purchase independent record company Wind-Up Records for as much as $125 million in cash and shares, according to the New York Post on Wednesday, citi ...

  10. Al Aronowitz Dead At 77

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering rock journalist had cancer. Alfred G. Aronowitz, a pioneering rock journalist, died Monday (Aug. 1) of cancer in Elizabeth, N.J. He was 77. Aronowitz, who went by Al, was a brash, high-living character who paved the way for writers cove ...

  11. N.Y. Subpoenas Sony BMG Execs In Radio Probe

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO Don Ienner and at least a dozen other Sony BMG executives received subpoenas in recent weeks in New York's ongoing probe into radio promotion activities, sour NEW YORK -- Sony Music Label Group U.S. p ...

  12. N.Y. Subpoenas Sony BMG Execs In Radio Probe

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO Don Ienner and at least a dozen other Sony BMG executives received subpoenas in recent weeks in New York's ongoing probe into radio promotion activities, sour Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO ...

  13. N.Y. Subpoenas Sony BMG Execs In Radio Probe

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sources confirm Ienner among those to be questioned. Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO Don Ienner and at least a dozen other Sony BMG executives received subpoenas in recent weeks in New York’s ongoing probe into radio promotion activities ...

  14. Bullets Fly During 50 Cent Radio Interview

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper said he was dropping the Game. A 24-year-old Los Angeles man was hospitalized Monday night (Feb. 28) after being shot at the station's West Village facility during a live interview with 50 Cent at the New York facility of R&B/hip-h ...

  15. Stern Guest Subpoenaed in Probe of Sirius

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST A regular guest on Howard Stern's syndicated radio show said he will testify Feb. 23 in a probe of trading of Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. shares, which surged last fall when Stern announced he was mov NEW YORK (AP) -- A regular guest on Howar ...

  16. Mergers & Acquisitions

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST This Week's Stories: Karmazin quashes Sirius-XM merger rumor; Front Line eyeing Nashville firms; InMotion picks up AltiTunes; Take-2 signs Sega sports developers This Week's Stories: Karmazin Quashes Sirius-XM Merger Rumor By Tony Sander ...

  17. Karmazin Quashes Sirius-XM Merger Rumor

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sirius upbeat on 2005. Mel Karmazin characterizes a New York Post report of a potential merger between XM and Sirius Satellite Radio as the “third rumor” he has had to deal with in his first eight weeks as Sirius CEO. The comment came as Sirius is ...

  18. Emmis Sues Clear Channel Over DJ Star

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Emmis wants Clear Channel to take its grubby paws off bad boy DJ "Star" -- at least until next March. NEW YORK -- Emmis wants Clear Channel to take its grubby paws off bad boy DJ "Star" -- at least until next March. Emmis Radio ...

  19. Gibson Sues Over Illegal Circulation Of "The Passion"

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mel Gibson's film distribution group is suing a Los Angeles post-production firm, alleging that its employees illegally passed along copies of the movie "The Passion of the Christ" to journalists, fri NEW YORK--Mel Gibson's fil ...

  20. Kazaa Case Hits New Snag

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST SYDNEY--The Australian record industry's attempts to launch a copyright infringement case against Kazaa is facing another stumbling block. Lawyers for Kazaa's Sydney-based parent Sharman Networks lodg Internet Giants Join Forces Against ...

  21. EMI Mum On Reports Of Lott's Exit

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST An EMI representative declined to comment on whether Virgin Records president/COO Roy Lott is preparing to leave his post. Lott is still working in the label's New York offices, according to sources. An EMI representative declined to comment ...

  22. WMG: Sylvia Rhone Still In Place

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Contrary to a report yesterday on radio station WBLS New York, Sylvia Rhone is not leaving her post as chairman of Elektra Entertainment Group, according to a Warner Music Group representative. Contrary to a report yesterday on radio station WBLS ...

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