Online music stores

  1. EMusic Upgrades Digital Service

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMusic will launch a retooled version its digital music service tomorrow (Sept. 22). As part of the bow, the company -- operator of an MP3 subscription business focusing on indie-label content -- is a EMusic will launch a retooled version its digi ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Indies Slam iTunes On Majors Bias

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Several European indie labels have voiced concern that they find it difficult to license their repertoire to Apple's online music service iTunes Music Store. Apple Computer has come under attack from leading European independent record compan ...

  6. Indies Slam iTunes On Majors Bias

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has come under attack from leading European independent record companies for its licensing policy. Apple Computer has come under attack from leading European independent record companies for its licensing policy. Several indie label ...

  7. Fnacmusic Set To Launch In France

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Retailer at odds with some labels over DRM. Retailer at odds with some labels over DRM. News ...

  8. Orchard Helps Drive Sales At iTunes

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard reports that a monthlong exclusivity deal it inked with the iTunes Music Store for a 1999 EP by Coldplay helped push the release to the top of the iTunes album chart last month. The Orchard reports that a monthlong exclusivity deal it ...

  9. 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� ...

  10. 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� ...

  11. Napster Bows Portable Subscription Service

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 'Napster To Go' allows for transfer to devices. Napster today (Sept. 1) became the first digital music service to jump into the subscription portability business, launching a preview of an offering called "Napster to Go." The s ...

  12. Microsoft Launches Download Store

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft today (Sept. 1) launched a preview release of its MSN Music download store in the United States. Microsoft today (Sept. 1) launched a preview release of its MSN Music download store in the United States. MSN claims a catalog of more than ...

  13. Microsoft Launches Download Store

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft today (Sept. 1) launched a preview release of its MSN Music download store in the United States. Microsoft today (Sept. 1) launched a preview release of its MSN Music download store in the United States. MSN claims a catalog of more than ...

  14. Apple Bows iTunes Affiliate Program

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched an affiliate program that allows Web sites to generate commissions from users clicking on direct links to iTunes' &#224; la carte singles and album downloads. Apple has launched an affiliate program that allows Web site ...

  15. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  16. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  17. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  18. Real Takes Rhapsody To School

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks' Rhapsody has partnered with University of California at Berkeley and the University of Minnesota to provide students with discounted access to the subscription music service. RealNetworks' Rhapsody has partnered with Univer ...

  19. Vanderbilt University Signs On With Napster

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has added Vanderbilt University to its growing list of college partnerships. On Oct. 1, Vanderbilt will launch "VUMix," which allows students to access Napster's online subscription streaming Napster has added Vanderbilt Uni ...

  20. EMusic Introducing Editorial Content

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMusic -- an MP3 download subscription service specializing in independent label content -- says it is building an editorial team to produce original commentary and content to help its users discover EMusic -- an MP3 download subscription service ...

  21. EMusic Introducing Editorial Content

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMusic -- an MP3 download subscription service specializing in independent label content -- says it is building an editorial team to produce original commentary and content to help its users discover EMusic -- an MP3 download subscription service ...

  22. RealNetworks Slashes Download Prices

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks is cutting download prices from $.99 to $.49 at its RealPlayer Music Store. The promotion, which starts today (Aug. 17) and runs for a limited time, marks the lowest price point ever from RealNetworks is cutting download prices from $ ...

  23. RealNetworks Goes For The Gold

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Olympic athletes choose free play lists. RealNetworks is partnering with the 2004 Athens Olympics -- airing on NBC -- to offer two weeks of free access to its Rhapsody online jukebox. The service will include exclusive access to play lists chosen ...

  24. RealNetworks Goes For The Gold

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Olympic athletes choose free play lists. RealNetworks is partnering with the 2004 Athens Olympics -- airing on NBC -- to offer two weeks of free access to its Rhapsody online jukebox. The service will include exclusive access to play lists chosen ...

  25. U.S. Military Enlists Napster

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has inked an agreement with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service that gives all branches of the United States military access to the digital-music service. Napster has inked an agreement with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service that ...

  26. Dutch Retailer Beats Apple to Local Download Market

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dutch music retail chain Free Record Shop (FRS) beat Apple Computer Inc. to the local market with the Tuesday launch of a new download service in Europe's latest battleground for digital song services Dutch music retail chain Free Record Shop ...

  27. Dutch Retailer Beats Apple to Local Download Market

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dutch music retail chain Free Record Shop (FRS) beat Apple Computer Inc. to the local market with the Tuesday launch of a new download service in Europe's latest battleground for digital song services Dutch music retail chain Free Record Shop ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. Roxio Ditches Software Biz For Napster Focus

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Roxio is getting out of the CD-burning software business and betting its future on its fledgling Napster digital music service. Roxio is getting out of the CD-burning software business and betting its future on its fledgling Napster digital music ...

  32. Roxio Ditches Software Biz For Napster Focus

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Roxio is getting out of the CD-burning software business and betting its future on its fledgling Napster digital music service. Roxio is getting out of the CD-burning software business and betting its future on its fledgling Napster digital music ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. Digital 'Help' Is On The Way

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The celebrated multi-artist charity album "Help" will become available for download for the first time on Monday (Aug. 9). It has been digitized to mark the launch of the charity Web site warchildmusi The celebrated multi-artist charity ...

  36. Digital 'Help' Is On The Way

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The celebrated multi-artist charity album "Help" will become available for download for the first time on Monday (Aug. 9). It has been digitized to mark the launch of the charity Web site warchildmusi The celebrated multi-artist charity ...

  37. 3 Is Company With BMG U.K. On Mobile Videos

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG U.K. &amp; Ireland has agreed to supply content to British mobile network 3 for its video jukebox, which went live yesterday (Aug. 2). The new service, billed as the first of its kind in Britain, BMG U.K. & Ireland has agreed to supply ...

  38. 3 Is Company With BMG U.K. On Mobile Videos

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG U.K. &amp; Ireland has agreed to supply content to British mobile network 3 for its video jukebox, which went live yesterday (Aug. 2). The new service, billed as the first of its kind in Britain, BMG U.K. & Ireland has agreed to supply ...

  39. RIAA, iMesh Settle Lawsuit

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA says its member companies have reached a settlement in their copyright-infringement lawsuit against peer-to-peer network iMesh. NEW YORK -- The RIAA says its member companies have reached a settlement in their copyright-infringement lawsu ...

  40. 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 ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. RealNetworks Bows Compatibility Solution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks will announce today (July 26) that it has developed a technology solution that makes tracks from its RealPlayer Music Store compatible with Apple Computer's iPod, as well as with a number RealNetworks will announce today (July 26 ...

  45. RealNetworks Bows Compatibility Solution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks will announce today (July 26) that it has developed a technology solution that makes tracks from its RealPlayer Music Store compatible with Apple Computer's iPod, as well as with a number RealNetworks will announce today (July 26 ...

  46. The Sun Sets Campaign With Napster U.K.

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster U.K. has launched a promotional partnership with Britain's biggest-selling national daily newspaper, the Sun. Napster U.K. has launched a promotional partnership with Britain's biggest-selling national daily newspaper, the Sun. B ...

  47. The Sun Sets Campaign With Napster U.K.

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster U.K. has launched a promotional partnership with Britain's biggest-selling national daily newspaper, the Sun. Napster U.K. has launched a promotional partnership with Britain's biggest-selling national daily newspaper, the Sun. B ...

  48. RIAA, iMesh Settle Lawsuit

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA says its member companies have reached a settlement in their copyright-infringement lawsuit against peer-to-peer network iMesh. The RIAA says its member companies have reached a settlement in their copyright-infringement lawsuit against p ...

  49. RIAA, iMesh Settle Lawsuit

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA says its member companies have reached a settlement in their copyright-infringement lawsuit against peer-to-peer network iMesh. The RIAA says its member companies have reached a settlement in their copyright-infringement lawsuit against p ...

  50. Italian P2P Campaign Aims Spotlight on Parents

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italy's anti-piracy organization FPM is to target parents in a forthcoming campaign highlighting the dangers of peer-to-peer piracy. Italy's anti-piracy organization FPM is to target parents in a forthcoming campaign highlighting the dan ...

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