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  1. Mike Smith Named Mercury UK President of Music

    July 12, 2012 9:25 AM EDT Mike Smith, the former managing director of Columbia Records U.K., has been appointed president of music at Mercury Records U.K. Reporting to Mercury Records U.K. President Jason ILey, Smith takes up his new role September 10, having stepped down ...

  2. Universal Music Group Launches Mercury Classics Label

    April 05, 2012 8:31 AM EDT Dr. Alexander Burh will helm Universal Music's new Mercury Classics label. Mercury is rising. Universal Music Group announced yesterday it is launching Mercury Classics, a new classical music label. The new venture aims to be an "artist ...

  3. Ferrera Named A&R Exec At Island, Mercury

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Stephen Ferrera has been appointed executive VP of A&R for Island and Mercury Records. Ferrera reports to David Massey, president of Mercury Records, and is based in New York. Ferrera moves to Island and Mercury from RCA Music Group where he w ...

  4. IDJ To Revive Mercury Imprint

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Island Def Jam is reviving the Mercury imprint in the U.S. and has tapped veteran Sony Music A&R executive David Massey to serve as president of the division. Mercury -- which over the years has served as the U.S. home to acts like Bon Jovi, J ...

  5. EC Rounds On Taiwan Over CD Replicating

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST The European Commission has launched an investigation into Taiwan's alleged copying of compact-disc technology, and could start a World Trade Organization suit to stop what it calls unlicensed abuse of patents. Taiwan makes an estimated 80% o ...

  6. EC Clears Lite-On Buyout Of APM

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The European Commission on Friday cleared Lite-On's takeover of Philips' CD and DVD vehicle entertainment system Automotive Playback Modules (APM). APM develops, manufactures and supplies CD and DVD playback modules. The Commission -- th ...

  7. U2 Swaps Island For Mercury In U.K.

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Irish supergroup's hits set arrives November. After more than 25 years recording for Island Records in the United Kingdom, U2 has swapped label home with sister Universal Music Group imprint Mercury. It is understood that the Irish quartet ma ...

  8. U2 Swaps Island For Mercury In U.K.

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Irish supergroup's hits set arrives November. After more than 25 years recording for Island Records in the United Kingdom, U2 has swapped label home with sister Universal Music Group imprint Mercury. It is understood that the Irish quartet ma ...

  9. Commission Closes Probe Into Philips CD-R Patent

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST The European Commission has dropped its anti-trust investigation into Philips' proprietary software for CD-Recordable discs. The Commission said today (Feb. 9) it had closed the case after the Dutch e The European Commission has dropped its a ...

  10. Commission Closes Probe Into Philips CD-R Patent

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST The European Commission has dropped its anti-trust investigation into Philips' proprietary software for CD-Recordable discs. The Commission said today (Feb. 9) it had closed the case after the Dutch e The European Commission has dropped its a ...

  11. Chesney Moves 45K Tickets In 42 Minutes

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Three sellouts in Atlanta, July 16-18. In a remarkable feat of ticket selling, Kenny Chesney moved 45,965 tickets to three sellouts July 16-18 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, notching a gross of $2,413,961.00. Bob Williams, president of Philips Arena ...

  12. Royal Philips, Microsoft Partner For Digital Ent

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Media shared through consumer electronics. Royal Philips Electronics and Microsoft Corp. revealed a multi-tier series of agreements designed to make the sharing of digital entertainment media across different consumer electronic devices easier. Un ...

  13. CMT Promotes Philips

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Programming vet named exec VP/GM. Brian Philips has been promoted to executive VP/GM of CMT: Country Music Television. He previously served as senior VP/GM. Philips handles day-to-day management of the network, including programming, production, t ...

  14. Jamie O'Neal Inks Capitol Deal

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Country artist had previous hits with Mercury. Country artist had previous hits with Mercury. News ...