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  1. U.S. Marshals Nab Camcorder Pirate

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Johnny Ray Gasca, the first person charged by the federal government with illegally camcording a film, was arrested April 5 near Orlando, Fla., by U.S. Marshals after more than a year of eluding autho LOS ANGELES -- Johnny Ray Gasca, the first per ...

  2. U.S. Marshals Nab Camcorder Pirate

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gasca had been on the lam more than one year. Johnny Ray Gasca, the first person charged by the federal government with illegally camcording a film, was arrested yesterday (April 5) near Orlando, Fla., by U.S. Marshals after more than a year of el ...

  3. XM Names Infinity Vet To Music Programming Role

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a programming coup, XM Satellite Radio in Washington, D.C., has hired Jon Zellner, Infinity Broadcasting VP of adult top 40, in the newly created position of senior VP of music programming. In a programming coup, XM Satellite Radio in Washingto ...

  4. Bill Seeks To Promote Local News

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lawmakers' pique over the networks' incredible shrinking news hole is prompting legislation that will shorten the time broadcasters have between license renewals and require full commission review of WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Repor ...

  5. Mark Jones Launches Mgmt Co

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST SheDaisy, Aaron Lines join roster. Mark Jones, formerly a manager with TBA Entertainment, has opened Mark Jones Management LLC in Nashville. Lyric Street Records trio SheDaisy has signed on as client and the company will co-manage BNA Records arti ...

  6. Clear Channel, NBC Team For Dew Action Sports Tour

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Multi-sport tour will include live music, video games. Clear Channel's Motor Sports division and NBC Sports are teaming together to launch the Dew Action Sports Tour this June. The multi-sport tour, featuring skateboarding, BMX, freestyle mot ...

  7. Chingy Gears Up For U.S. Tour

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Platinum rapper Chingy will begin a U.S. tour Feb. 2 at the House Of Blues in Myrtle Beach, S.C. in support of his latest album, "PowerBallin'," which debuted at No. 10 on The Billboard 200 in Decembe Platinum rapper Chingy will beg ...

  8. Musicrypt Enters U.S. With Radio Monitor Pact

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST <A HREF="http://www.billboardradiomonitor.com/radiomonitor/index.jsp" TARGET="new">Billboard Radio Monitor</A> and Musicrypt have entered into an exclusive agreement to promote and market Musicrypt's Billboard ...

  9. Citadel Links With Promo Only

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stations adopt digital music delivery. Citadel Broadcasting has adopted the Promo Only MPE digital music distribution technology for all of its radio stations. Promo Only MPE digitally delivers new music to radio stations, protecting it from pirac ...

  10. Sources: Warner Rock Incubator Inks Label

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group's independent-focused rock incubator label has made its first signing, Billboard.biz has learned. Warner Music Group's independent-focused rock incubator label has made its first signing, Billboard.biz has learned. The ...

  11. Eisner Testifies At Disney Trial

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Walt Disney Co. CEO Michael Eisner tried to turn back years of criticism Nov. 15 by insisting that he was neither rash nor selfish in hiring friend Michael Ovitz as president of the company in October (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Walt Disney Co. CE ...

  12. Taste Of Chaos Lineup Takes Shape

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST In addition to the Used, the lineup for the <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000672668">inaugural Taste of Chaos tour</A> will include My Chem In addition to the Used, ...

  13. UMG, Promo Only To Debut Digital-Delivery System

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based company Promo Only will unveil a new, proprietary system for digitally delivering singles to radio this week at the National Assn. of Broadcasters Radio Sh Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based c ...

  14. UMG, Promo Only To Debut Digital-Delivery System

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based company Promo Only will unveil a new, proprietary system for digitally delivering singles to radio this week at the National Assn. of Broadcasters Radio Sh Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based c ...

  15. Allen Johnson Moves To Orlando

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Allen Johnson, longtime director of the Lakeland (Fla.) Civic Center complex, is moving to the same role at the Orlando (Fla.) Centroplex, effective Sept. 27. Allen Johnson, longtime director of the Lakeland (Fla.) Civic Center complex, is moving ...

  16. 4HIM's Chrisman Forms W/Squared Label

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Solo album 'One' due in November. Andy Chrisman, a member of the Dove Award-winning Christian music group 4HIM, is launching a label and prepping the release of a solo project, Billboard.biz has learned exclusively. Chrisman and business ...

  17. 4HIM's Chrisman Forms W/Squared Label

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Solo album 'One' due in November. Andy Chrisman, a member of the Dove Award-winning Christian music group 4HIM, is launching a label and prepping the release of a solo project, Billboard.biz has learned exclusively. Chrisman and business ...

  18. Christian SuperTour Set For Fall

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Contemporary Christian rock acts Superchic[k] and the O.C. Supertones will team up for this fall's SuperTour, joined by openers the Wedding and SkyHarbor. Contemporary Christian rock acts Superchic[k] and the O.C. Supertones will team up for ...

  19. Bluegrass Pioneer Charlie Waller Dies

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering bluegrass artist Charlie Waller died Aug. 18 at his home in Cordonsville, Va., of an apparent heart attack. He was 69. Pioneering bluegrass artist Charlie Waller died Aug. 18 at his home in Cordonsville, Va., of an apparent heart attack ...

  20. TouchStand Kiosks To Add Burning

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT TouchStand Media Kiosk, the flagship product of Denver-based Synergy Media Group (SMG), is launching on-demand CD burning for its brick-and-mortar retail partners. TouchStand Media Kiosk, the flagship product of Denver-based Synergy Media Group (S ...

  21. Jim Swindel Heads To Gibson

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Instrument maker hires vet as exec VP. Veteran music industry and entertainment executive Jim Swindel has joined Gibson Guitar Corp. as executive VP, entertainment relations. For Gibson, which manufactures musical instruments bearing the Gibson, E ...

  22. Howard Stern Gains Nine Infinity Affiliates

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Shock-jock to get back on air in five markets. In a move that he says "proves Viacom's commitment" to him, Howard Stern this morning (June 30) revealed that his talk show will gain nine affiliates, all Infinity stations, starting Ju ...

  23. Florida Court Denies RIAA 'Bundling' Motion

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A second federal judge has denied the recording industry's attempts to combine multiple lawsuits against individuals accused of illegally trading music over the Internet. A second federal judge has denied the recording industry's attempt ...

  24. Hard Rock Cafe Intl Names Dodds CEO

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hard Rock Cafe International, a subsidiary of The Rank Group PLC, names Hamish Dodds president and CEO. NEW YORK-- Hard Rock Cafe International , a subsidiary of The Rank Group PLC, names Hamish Dodds president and CEO. Dodds, who previously was p ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. RIAA Gets OK To Issue Subpoenas In P2P Cases

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The District Court for the District of Columbia yesterday (March 11) granted a motion by the RIAA to begin the expedited discovery process of the trade group's lawsuits against alleged P2P infringers. The District Court for the District of Co ...

  27. Peavey To Sponsor Jagermeister Tour

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Peavey Electronics Corp., manufacturer of a range of musical instruments, will sponsor the spring 2004 Jagermeister Music Tour, which opens March 30 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Orlando, Fla., and conclud Peavey Electronics Corp., manufacturer of a ra ...

  28. Tobias Bass Manufacturing Moves Back To States

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Production of Tobias electric basses has returned to the United States with a new line handcrafted in Conway, Ark. Production of Tobias electric basses has returned to the United States with a new line handcrafted in Conway, Ark. Originally made i ...

  29. Clear Channel Pulls Stern From Six Channels

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Communications put Howard Stern on ice yesterday (Feb. 25) as the nation's largest radio station group made good on its promise to clean up the airwaves. Clear Channel Communications put Howard Stern on ice yesterday (Feb. 25) a ...

  30. RIAA Files New Round Of Lawsuits

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The RIAA today (Feb. 17) filed 531 "John Doe" lawsuits against suspected users of illicit peer-to-peer file-sharing services. The RIAA today (Feb. 17) filed 531 "John Doe" lawsuits against suspected users of illicit peer-to-pee ...

  31. Disney Shareholders Focus On Comcast Bid

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Top Walt Disney Co. executives focused on the company's financial outlook in a presentation today to analysts and investors eager to grill chief executive Michael Eisner later in the day about Comcast Top Walt Disney Co. executives focused on ...

  32. Update: Slipknot, Fear Factory On Jäger Tour

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Slipknot, Fear Factory and Chimaira to be announced are signed up for the 2004 J&#228;germeister Music tour, which will hit 3,000-capacity venues starting March 30. Slipknot, Fear Factory and Chimaira are signed up for the 2004 Jagermeister Mu ...

  33. Air Blows Away Dido's Euro Chart Reign

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST French duo Air's third studio set "Talkie Walkie" (Virgin) has put an end to Dido's 17-week run at the top of European Top 100 Albums with "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista), which began in early October French duo Air&# ...

  34. Air Blows Away Dido's Euro Chart Reign

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST French duo Air's third studio set "Talkie Walkie" (Virgin) has put an end to Dido's 17-week run at the top of European Top 100 Albums with "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista), which began in early October French duo Air&# ...

  35. French Shipments' Value Falls 14% In 2003

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST The trade value of music shipments in France fell 14.5% to 1.1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) in 2003, according to figures released today (Jan. 26) by labels body SNEP during the Midem trade show in Ca The trade value of music shipments in France f ...

  36. French Shipments' Value Falls 14% In 2003

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST The trade value of music shipments in France fell 14.5% to 1.1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) in 2003, according to figures released today (Jan. 26) by labels body SNEP during the Midem trade show in Ca The trade value of music shipments in France f ...

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