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  1. Bowie Plays 'Godfather' To Nokia Music Service

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music Recommenders offering to launch Nov. Nokia, the world's biggest mobile-phone maker, has linked up with David Bowie and 40 independent local music stores worldwide, to launch a new digital music-discovery service. The Music Recommenders ...

  2. Britain Rocks N.Y. Gig Postponed

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The "Britain Rocks New York" tribute concert, which was planned for Sept. 27 at the Nokia Theater in New York, has been postponed until late April 2007. The "Britain Rocks New York" tribute concert, which was planned for Sept. ...

  3. EC Proposes Copyright Levies Cut

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission today (Sept. 13) unveiled plans to set up a clear, efficient system on copyright levies, and to boost intellectual property rights. The European Commission today (Sept. 13) unveiled plans to set up a clear, efficient system ...

  4. EC Proposes Copyright Levies Cut

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission today (Sept. 13) unveiled plans to set up a clear, efficient system on copyright levies, and to boost intellectual property rights. The European Commission today (Sept. 13) unveiled plans to set up a clear, efficient system ...

  5. Musicbrigade Appoints European Commercial Director

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Musicbrigade, the pan-European online-music service headquartered in Stockholm, has appointed Philip Shepherd to the newly-created position of commercial director. Musicbrigade, the pan-European online-music service headquartered in Stockholm, has ...

  6. Nokia Buys Loudeye For $60M

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal to be completed by Q4. Finnish mobile technology giant Nokia has struck a deal to buy digital music technology vendor Loudeye Corp for about $60 million. Under the terms of the pact, unveiled today (Aug. 8), Loudeye shareholders will receive ...

  7. HMV U.K. To Sell Mobile Phone Handsets

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT HMV, the U.K. music retail chain, is for the first time going to sell mobile phone contracts and devices from this weekend (Aug. 5). The move is part of its strategy to enhance digital music services. HMV, the U.K. music retail chain, is for the f ...

  8. Brit Concert To Rock New York

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Investment bank HSBC and BMW-owned car brand Mini have come on board as headline sponsors for the Sept. 27 "Britain Rocks New York" benefit concert, to be held at the 2,100-capacity Nokia Theater in t Investment bank HSBC and BMW-owned c ...

  9. Brit Concert To Rock New York

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Benefit gig to be held Sept. 27. Investment bank HSBC and BMW-owned car brand Mini have come on board as headline sponsors for the Sept. 27 "Britain Rocks New York" benefit concert, to be held at the 2,100-capacity Nokia Theater in the c ...

  10. Nokia And Live Nation In Ticketing Pact

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST New service provides concert tickets via handsets. Nokia, the world's biggest mobile-phone manufacturer, has joined forces with leading international music promoter Live Nation to unveil today (Feb. 1) a new U.K. digital-ticketing service cal ...

  11. Nokia And Live Nation In Ticketing Pact

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nokia, the world's biggest mobile-phone manufacturer, has joined forces with leading international music promoter Live Nation to unveil today (Feb. 1) a new U.K. digital-ticketing service called ticke Nokia, the world's biggest mobile-ph ...

  12. SFR To Launch New Mobile Subs Service

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST It will propose unlimited downloads to handsets. French mobile telephone operator SFR is about to announce imminently the launch of an unlimited music download subscription service for mobile phones, Billboard.biz has learned. According to sources ...

  13. RealNetworks Launches 'Nokia Raw' Net Stations

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST The European arm of RealNetworks Inc. has launched a raft of online radio stations devoted to mobile-phone manufacturing giant Nokia's U.K. live-music events in 2005. The European arm of RealNetworks Inc. has launched a raft of online radio s ...

  14. Conference Throws Spotlight On Mobile Music

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Independent record executives on Wednesday (Nov. 30) will gather with representatives from leading telecoms firms such as Orange and Nokia in London for MuLiMob, an event aimed at promoting mobile mus Independent record executives on Wednesday (No ...

  15. Platforms, Not Hardware, Make The Mobile Market

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST It was about three years ago that the mobile industry was buzzing about another handset maker's "converged" device. Like the ROKR, the Nokia N-Gage-which began as a partnership between Nokia and Ninte Seamus McAteer is chief product ...

  16. EMI, Nokia Team For Trial Service In Finland

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Offering to be free during initial period. EMI Music Group and Nokia have teamed to offer music fans in Finland a trial service that would allow users to download music and related content directly to their mobile phones over a Bluetooth wireless ...

  17. EMI Latin, Nokia Team For Free Music Give-a-ways

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Memory cards to contain music, video, ringtones. EMI Music Latin America has teamed with mobile phone maker Nokia to put free music on memory cards bundled with Nokia's 6230 handset. Music from such EMI artists as Coldplay and KT Tunstall, as ...

  18. Nicoli To Keynote MidemNet

    October 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New media event takes place in Cannes Jan. 21-22. Eric Nicoli, chairman of EMI Group, is one of the keynote speakers at the two-day MidemNet Forum, the new media event which takes place during the 40th edition of MIDEM, the international music ind ...

  19. Podcasts Go Mobile

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pod2Mob, Melodeo offer new services. Podcasting is going mobile, with two companies introducing new services that support the podcast format on wireless phones. Pod2Mob launched a podcast streaming service as a beta test with Sprint PCS. Rather th ...

  20. Bon Jovi Album Launch To Hit Times Square

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scheduled for Sept. 19 at Nokia's Theater. Scheduled for Sept. 19 at Nokia's Theater. News ...

  21. Bon Jovi Album Launch To Hit Times Square

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scheduled for Sept. 19 at Nokia's Theater. Bon Jovi will be the first band to rock the new Nokia Theatre Times Square with a live launch of their new Island Records album "Have a Nice Day" on Sept. 19. The album's launch will b ...

  22. Nokia Theatre Times Square To Open In Sept.

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The 2,100-capacity Nokia Theatre Times Square, AEG's newest concert venue, will open in September. Tickets for many shows are already set to go on sale Aug. 12. The venue is being developed and operat The 2,100-capacity Nokia Theatre Times Sq ...

  23. Vodafone Scoops Top Prize At Mobile Awards

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Vodafone's full-track music download service clinched the prestigious mobile music award last night (June 15) at the second annual Mobile Entertainment Awards, held at Earl's Court in London. Vodafone's full-track music download ser ...

  24. Vodafone Scoops Top Prize At Mobile Awards

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Vodafone's full-track music download service clinched the prestigious mobile music award last night (June 15) at the second annual Mobile Entertainment Awards, held at Earl's Court in London. Vodafone's full-track music download ser ...

  25. Nokia Unveils Music Phone

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mobile phone handset giant Nokia has unveiled a new series of multimedia devices, led by a music-capable version that looks set to rival Motorola's planned iPod-phone hybrid. Mobile phone handset giant Nokia has unveiled a new series of multi ...

  26. Loudeye Q4 Net Loss Grows

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Loudeye Corp.'s fourth-quarter net loss more than tripled to $5.5 million, or seven cents per share, on a year-over-year basis. Loudeye Corp.'s fourth-quarter net loss more than tripled to $5.5 million, or seven cents per share, on a yea ...

  27. Warner Latin Appoints New-Media Exec

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alfonso Perez-Soto has been named new-media director for Warner Music Latin America and U.S. Latin. Based in Miami, Perez-Soto will report to Warner Music Latin America president Inigo Zabala. Alfonso Perez-Soto has been named new-media director f ...

  28. Loudeye, Nokia Team For Mobile Music

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Service lets operators sell under their own brand. Finnish cell-phone maker Nokia has joined forces with Seattle-based digital service provider Loudeye Corp. to launch a mobile music platform in 30 countries. Unveiled today (Feb. 14) at 3GSM World ...

  29. Loudeye, Nokia Team For Mobile Music

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Finnish cell-phone maker Nokia has joined forces with Seattle-based digital service provider Loudeye Corp. to launch a mobile music platform in 30 countries. Unveiled today at 3GSM World Congress, the Finnish cell-phone maker Nokia has joined forc ...

  30. IEG Report Bullish On Tour Sponsorships

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sponsorship spending on music tours, concert series and venues is expected to total $754 million in 2005, up from $695 million in '04, according to IEG Sponsorship Report, a leading trade publication Sponsorship spending on music tours, conce ...

  31. IEG Report Bullish On Tour Sponsorships

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sponsorship spending on music tours, concert series and venues is expected to total $754 million in 2005, up from $695 million in '04, according to IEG Sponsorship Report, a leading trade publication Sponsorship spending on music tours, conce ...

  32. Nokia, Loudeye Team For Wireless Music Service

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deal follows Apple/Motorola pact. Loudeye Corp., the Seattle-based digital media service provider, is developing a digital music platform for mobile handset manufacturer Nokia. The multi-year agreement includes a multimillion-dollar commitment to ...

  33. On The Road

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT AEG inks a naming-rights deal with Nokia and plans a billion-dollar Los Angeles development that includes several new concert venues, broadcast facilities and more. Read Ray Waddell's column. AEG inks a naming-rights deal with Nokia and plans ...

  34. MEF Honors Ringtone Pioneer Paananen

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Vesa-Matti "Vesku" Paananen, the Finnish pioneer of the ringtone business, received the special recognition award at the Mobile Entertainment Forum's (MEF) inaugural Mobile Entertainment Awards ceremo Vesa-Matti "Vesku" Pa ...

  35. MEF Honors Ringtone Pioneer Paananen

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Vesa-Matti "Vesku" Paananen, the Finnish pioneer of the ringtone business, received the special recognition award at the Mobile Entertainment Forum's (MEF) inaugural Mobile Entertainment Awards ceremo Vesa-Matti "Vesku" Pa ...

  36. Licensing Deals Abound In Wireless Market

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST As the wireless music market evolves in the United States, deal-making abounds among labels, handset makers, cell phone companies and entertainment companies targeting the space. NEW YORK--As the wireless music market evolves in the United States, ...

  37. Uni, Sony To Provide Content To T-Mobile Euro Service

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST T-Mobile has struck content deals with Universal Music International and Sony Music Entertainment to sell downloads through cell phones. T-Mobile has struck content deals with Universal Music International and Sony Music Entertainment to sell down ...

  38. Sony Corp. Unveils Personalized Mobile Radio

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio" service to mobile phones that consumers can tailor to their own tastes. Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio&q ...

  39. Sony Corp. Unveils Personalized Mobile Radio

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio" service to mobile phones that consumers can tailor to their own tastes. Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio&q ...

  40. Sony Corp. Unveils Personalized Mobile Radio

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio" service to mobile phones that consumers can tailor to their own tastes. Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio&q ...

  41. Cingular Offering Recorded-Music Ringtones

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual recorded music by original artists from Universal Music Group, BMG, Sony Music and EMI. Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual r ...

  42. Cingular Offering Recorded-Music Ringtones

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual recorded music by original artists from Universal Music Group, BMG, Sony Music and EMI. Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual r ...

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