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  1. Marche des Musiques Actuelles (MaMA), French Music Trade Show, Sees Growth with Second Installment

    November 02, 2011 1:40 PM EDT The second edition of French music trade show MaMA (Marché des Musiques Actuelles, which means Pop Music Market) took place in Paris on October 21 and 22. It proved successful, with 1,183 companies registered (against 724 in 2010) and 2,448 visito ...

  2. Hindi Zahra Snags France's Constantin Prize

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST French Moroccan singer songwriter Hindi Zahra has won France's Prix Constantin music prize with debut album "Handmade" (Blue Note/EMI). The award was presented during a ceremony at the Olympia venue in Paris. The prize jury was comp ...

  3. BMG Rights Management Acquires More French Catalogs

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT BMG Rights Management's French operation has acquired the Music Addict Publishing catalog and Editions PRK Music. The catalogs contain songs recorded by artists like Yannick Noah, Celine Dion, Isabelle Boulay, Marc Lavoine, Natasha St Pier, M ...

  4. Live Nation Expands French Team

    December 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST Live Nation has made a number of new appointments at its French operation, headed by the arrival of SVP promotions Angelo Goppe, formerly with Paris-based Nous Productions. Reporting to Live Nation France managing director Isabelle Gamsohn, Goppe ...

  5. Bruni's 'Promises' To Arrive This Summer

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Carla Bruni, the singer, former supermodel and headline-grabbing wife of France's president Nicolas Sarkozy, will release a new album in Europe this July. Paris-based independent label Naïve will issue the new set, which will be named "C ...

  6. French Singer Salvador Dies

    February 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST French singer Henri Salvador died Feb. 13 in Paris at the age of 90. Born in 1917 in French Guyana, Salvador enjoyed a 70-year career as a musician, and a humorist. But he was best known as a singer, releasing a number of hits in jazz, light music ...

  7. Universal France Tests DRM-Free Music

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Universal Music France is quietly testing the sale of DRM-free digital music with "L'Olympia," the first live album of French singer/composer Emilie Simon. The album was issued digitally on Feb. 28 and at physical retail on March 5 ...

  8. France's SNEP Elects Lameignère Pres

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Christophe Lameignère, chairman and CEO of Sony BMG France, was elected president of labels body SNEP during its annual general meeting June 22 in Paris. Christophe Lameignère, chairman and CEO of Sony BMG France, was elected president of ...

  9. Q&A: SCOTT STORCH

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Having finished work on Paris Hilton's forthcoming debut, "Paris Is Burning," Storch is busy sifting through other projects for his Tuff Jew production company. Having finished work on Paris Hilton's forthcoming debut, "Pa ...

  10. French Concert Promoter Jacques Renault Dies

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST French concert promoter Jacques Renault died Dec. 13 of cancer. He was 58. French concert promoter Jacques Renault died Dec. 13 of cancer. He was 58. Renault was chief executive and partner in concert production company Corida and director of Pari ...

  11. French Concert Promoter Jacques Renault Dies

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST French concert promoter Jacques Renault died Monday (Dec. 13) of cancer. He was 58. French concert promoter Jacques Renault died Monday (Dec. 13) of cancer. He was 58. Renault was chief executive and partner in concert production company Corida an ...

  12. French Concert Promoter Jacques Renault Dies

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST French concert promoter Jacques Renault died Monday (Dec. 13) of cancer. He was 58. French concert promoter Jacques Renault died Monday (Dec. 13) of cancer. He was 58. Renault was chief executive and partner in concert production company Corida an ...

  13. Paris Hilton Set Due Next Year

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT WB album is dance, pop, rock hybrid. Paris Hilton has signed a worldwide album deal with Warner Bros. Records. Rob Cavallo and Jeff Aldrich are handling A&R duties for her as-yet-untitled debut. According to a Warner Bros. executive, Hilton� ...

  14. UPFI Elects Bourdoiseau President

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stephan Bourdoiseau was elected president of French indie labels' association UPFI during the organization's annual general meeting on June 24 in Paris. He will serve a two-year term. Stephan Bourdoiseau was elected president of French i ...