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  1. Update: Arista, RCA/J, Jive Under Clive's Control

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG, which is continuing to streamline its operations ahead of a merger with Sony Music, has tapped Clive Davis as chairman/CEO of BMG North America. The restructuring puts the operations of Arista, R BMG, which is continuing to streamline its ope ...

  2. Indie Polyvinyl Links With ADA

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Champaign, Ill.-based alternative rock label Polyvinyl Records will be exclusively distributed by Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) in New York, effective Feb. 9. Champaign, Ill.-based alternative rock label Polyvinyl Records will be exclusi ...

  3. Gloria Estefan Show Hits Big Screen

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Gloria Estefan concert recorded live at the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas has been adapted for the big screen and will premiere nationwide Feb. 10. A Gloria Estefan concert recorded live at the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace ...

  4. Linus, spinART Link For Joint Venture

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Toronto-based independent label Linus Entertainment and New York-based spinART Records have announced a joint venture. Toronto-based independent label Linus Entertainment and New York-based spinART Records have announced a joint venture. Material ...

  5. Gloria Estefan Show Hits Big Screen

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Gloria Estefan concert recorded live at the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas has been adapted for the big screen and will premiere nationwide Feb. 10. A Gloria Estefan concert recorded live at the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace ...

  6. DJ Who Helped Springsteen Dies at 55

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ed Sciaky, a Philadelphia disc jockey who helped bring attention to artists such as Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel, died Thursday (Jan. 29) in New York, his employer said. He was 55. Ed Sciaky, a Philadelphia disc jockey who helped bring attenti ...

  7. Def Jam Sued For Allegedly Distorting Charts

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Def Jam is being accused of manipulating Nielsen SoundScan's sales data in a $22 million lawsuit filed by a former music executive. Def Jam is being accused of manipulating Nielsen SoundScan's sales data in a $22 million lawsuit filed by ...

  8. Brauner, Tirado Join CAA In New York

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Creative Artists Agency's music division now has a New York presence. Joe Brauner and Mario Tirado, both most recently of Monterey Peninsula Artists in the city, have shifted to CAA as agents. They br Creative Artists Agency's music divi ...

  9. String Cheese, Gov't Mule Lead Jammy Noms

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST String Cheese Incident and Gov't Mule top the nominations for the fourth annual Jammy Awards. Both are up for four awards. The honors will be presented March 16 at the Roseland Ballroom in New York. String Cheese Incident and Gov't Mule ...

  10. FCC Proposes Fining Clear Channel

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) proposed today (Jan. 27) that Clear Channel Communications, Inc. be fined $755,000 for airing sexually explicit programming on a radio show carried by four o The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) pro ...

  11. BeMusic Names Key Technology Exec

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST BeMusic has named Mickey Sidhu as chief information officer. He will oversee all information technology initiatives, reporting to president/CEO Stuart Goldfarb in New York. BeMusic has named Mickey Sidhu as chief information officer. He will overs ...

  12. Bertelsmann's BeMusic Promotes Two

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bertelsmann's BeMusic unit has made two promotions. Sharon Siegel has been upped from senior VP to executive VP of marketing. Fred Christensen, who was senior VP/CFO, is now executive VP/CFO. Bertelsmann's BeMusic unit has made two promo ...

  13. Steinkamp In At BMG G/S/A; Cuts Hit Latin Staff

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based Maarten Steinkamp, president of BMG International, will temporarily fill the void left by the departure of BMG Germany/Switzerland/Austria president Thomas Stein. New York-based Maarten Steinkamp, president of BMG International, wil ...

  14. Stein Out At BMG

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Thomas Stein, Munich-based president of BMG for Germany/Switzerland/Austria, has split from the major. New York-based Maarten Steinkamp, president of BMG International, will temporarily oversee Stein' Thomas Stein, Munich-based president of B ...

  15. Vets Lory, Schwartz Join IconEntertainment@JWT

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-business veterans Dave Lory and Joanne Schwartz have joined IconEntertainment@JWT, the entertainment division of advertising agency J. Walter Thompson, Billboard.biz has learned. Music-business veterans Dave Lory and Joanne Schwartz have joi ...

  16. Beat Box

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based Scissor Sisters create smart, sexy and playful pop music. One listen to the quintet's self-titled debut album makes this abundantly clear. New York-based Scissor Sisters create smart, sexy and playful pop music. One listen to t ...

  17. Beat Box

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based Scissor Sisters create smart, sexy and playful pop music. One listen to the quintet's self-titled debut album makes this abundantly clear. New York-based Scissor Sisters create smart, sexy and playful pop music. One listen to t ...

  18. MTV Rebranding College TV Network

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks (MTVN) is relaunching College Television Network (CTN) under the new name mtvU. The redesign had been expected. MTV Networks (MTVN) is relaunching College Television Network (CTN) under the new name mtvU. The redesign had been expecte ...

  19. Beatles, Pop Exhibits Set For Radio/TV Museum

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Exhibits to open in February in New York and L.A. Exhibits to open in February in New York and L.A. News ...

  20. Strictly Rhythm Vets Start Launch

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gladys Pizarro, former A&R director of the defunct Strictly Rhythm Records, is starting a new production company, Launch Entertainment. Launch will work closely with Strictly Rhythm founder/CEO Ma Gladys Pizarro, former A&R director of ...

  21. Beatles, Pop Exhibits To Grace TV/Radio Museum

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Exhibits on the Beatles and U.S. pop music are set to open Feb. 6 at the Museum of Television & Radio, which has facilities in New York and L.A. Exhibits on the Beatles and U.S. pop music are set to open Feb. 6 at the Museum of Television ...

  22. Beatles, Pop Exhibits To Grace TV/Radio Museum

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Exhibits on the Beatles and U.S. pop music are set to open Feb. 6 at the Museum of Television & Radio, which has facilities in New York and L.A. Exhibits on the Beatles and U.S. pop music are set to open Feb. 6 at the Museum of Television ...

  23. Isley Twisting Into Men's Fashion

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ronald Isley is the latest artist to enter the world of fashion. The Grammy Award winner has partnered with Tendler Furs in New York for the "Ronald Isley aka Mr. Biggs Fur Collection." Ronald Isley is the latest artist to enter the worl ...

  24. Isley Twisting Into Men's Fashion

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ronald Isley is the latest artist to enter the world of fashion. The Grammy Award winner has partnered with Tendler Furs in New York for the "Ronald Isley aka Mr. Biggs Fur Collection." Ronald Isley is the latest artist to enter the worl ...

  25. MSG/Radio City Prez Exits

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seth G. Abraham has exited as president of venue operator/producer Madison Square Garden/Radio City Entertainment. No successor has been named. Seth G. Abraham has exited as president of venue operator/producer Madison Square Garden/Radio City Ent ...

  26. ASCAP Ups Lummel, Saltzman

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST ASCAP has made two promotions and named a new VP in New York. ASCAP has made two promotions and named a new VP in New York. Lynne Lummel, formerly VP of the performing rights group, has been upped to senior VP, with responsibility for television, ...

  27. Indie Film Company Using Flexplay For Promo Discs

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Had to Be Made Films (HTBMF) will hand out Flexplay discs of its documentary "I Don't Know Jack" at the Sundance International Film Festival this weekend in Park City, Utah. Had to Be Made Films (HTBMF) will hand out Flexplay discs ...

  28. MSG/Radio City Prez Exits

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seth G. Abraham leaves major venue post Seth G. Abraham has exited as president of venue operator/producer Madison Square Garden/Radio City Entertainment. No successor has been named. Abraham, who joined the company in October 2000, previously spe ...

  29. Wenner Set For Rock Hall

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rolling Stone magazine founder to be inducted Jann S. Wenner, chairman of Wenner Media and founder of Rolling Stone magazine, is to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the non-performer category. Wenner -- one of the Rock Hall' ...

  30. Rousseau To Taste Coldcuts

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jean Rousseau is exiting as director of the French Music Export Office in New York to join Coldcuts Productions, a company started last year by former Rawkus Records GM Arnaud Beauvois. Jean Rousseau is exiting as director of the French Music Expo ...

  31. Westenra's 'Pure' Debut Hits 1 Million Globally

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Set now second-biggest-selling N.Z. album Teenage New Zealand classical singer Hayley Westenra's debut album "Pure" hit the 1 million global sales mark on Thursday (Jan. 8), according to her record company Universal Music New Zealan ...

  32. Westenra's 'Pure' Debut Hits 1 Million Globally

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST NZ teen hits 1 million global sales Teenage New Zealand classical singer Hayley Westenra's debut album "Pure" hit the 1 million global sales mark on Thursday (Jan. 8), according to her record company Universal Music New Zealand. The ...

  33. On The Road

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ray Waddell wraps up Toby Keith's New Year's Gala at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center and previews the Allman Brothers Band's annual New York engagement. Ray Waddell wraps up Toby Keith's New Year's Gala at Na ...

  34. Rich Robinson Sets Solo Tour

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former Black Crowes principal sets six-date outing Following the May dissolution of his band Hookah Brown, former Black Crowes principal Rich Robinson will embark on a six-date solo tour Jan. 15 in Trenton, N.J. Robinson will be backed by former H ...

  35. SpinART Secures Ryko Distribution

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brooklyn, N.Y.-based label switches from ADA Brooklyn, N.Y.-based spinART Records has signed an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Ryko Distribution in New York. The label was formerly handled by Alternative Distribution Alliance. The first rel ...

  36. SpinART Secures Ryko Distribution

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brooklyn, N.Y.-based label switches from ADA Brooklyn, N.Y.-based spinART Records has signed an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Ryko Distribution in New York. The label was formerly handled by Alternative Distribution Alliance. The first rel ...

  37. 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&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 ...

  38. 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&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 ...

  39. Artemis Records Buys Triloka/Karuna

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Artemis Records in New York has acquired the assets of L.A.-based Triloka Records/Karuna Music. The relationship kicked off as a distribution deal this summer, with the release of albums by M Path, Kr Artemis Records in New York has acquired the a ...

  40. Artemis Records Buys Triloka/Karuna

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Artemis Records in New York has acquired the assets of L.A.-based Triloka Records/Karuna Music. The relationship kicked off as a distribution deal this summer, with the release of albums by M Path, Kr Artemis Records in New York has acquired the a ...

  41. Artemis Records Buys Triloka/Karuna

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Artemis Records in New York has acquired the assets of L.A.-based Triloka Records/Karuna Music. The relationship kicked off as a distribution deal this summer, with the release of albums by M Path, Kr Artemis Records in New York has acquired the a ...

  42. The Orchard Artists To Get Insurance

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Orchard Global Media Group says its will offer insurance to artists through a new partnership with Working Today's Freelancers Union, a New York non-profit group that provides independent workers with Orchard Global Media Group says its will ...

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