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  1. New DVD Players Can Filter Movie Content

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT People wanting to automatically mute the foul language in "Seabiscuit" or skip the violence in "The Patriot" have a new option -- a DVD player from RCA that filters content deemed objectionable. People wanting to automatically ...

  2. CERTA Tackles Piracy This Week

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT WASHINGTON--Members of the newly-organized CERTA, the Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations, are meeting with members of Congress Tuesday (April 20) to drum up support to combat entert Virgin Artist Severs Ties On Contract Dispute B ...

  3. Country Artists Lead March Certs From RIAA

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Country artists dominate the March certifications by the RIAA, with Alan Jackson's "Greatest Hits, Vol. II" (Arista Nashville) and Martina McBride's "Greatest Hits" (RCA Nashville) each receiving trip Country artists ...

  4. Industry Veteran Paul Atkinson Dies

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Paul Atkinson, veteran record executive and guitarist for the Zombies, died yesterday (April 1) in his sleep after a long battle with cancer and kidney disease. He was 48. Paul Atkinson, veteran record executive and guitarist for the Zombies, died ...

  5. George Michael Claims Euro Albums Crown

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST George Michael makes a strong return to the European album-sales charts with "Patience" (Aegean/Sony Music), which debuts at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. It opens at the top in the U.K., Germany, George Michael makes a strong return ...

  6. George Michael Claims Euro Albums Crown

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST George Michael makes a strong return to the European album-sales charts with "Patience" (Aegean/Sony Music), which debuts at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. It opens at the top in the U.K., Germany, George Michael makes a strong return ...

  7. Update: BMG Confirms Label Changes

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG has confirmed the realignment of its U.S. labels, first tipped here yesterday. Barry Weiss has taken the new title of president/CEO of Zomba Label Group. He was president of Jive. New York-based W BMG has confirmed the realignment of its U.S. ...

  8. Alan Jackson Collects Eight ACM Nods

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Arista Nashville artist Alan Jackson, who received a leading eight nominations today (March 10) for the Academy of Country Music Awards, can justify celebrating as early as he wants because -- as the Arista Nashville artist Alan Jackson, who recei ...

  9. Blue Joins RCA Music Group In Head A&R Role

    March 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jeff Blue has been named senior VP of A&R for RCA Music Group. He joins from Interscope Records, where he held the same post, signing and producing new punk group Social Code, among others. Jeff Blue has been named senior VP of A&R for ...

  10. Kweller, Death Cab Link For Tour

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ben Kweller has solidified tour dates to support his second studio album, "On My Way," due April 6 on ATO/RCA Records. Kweller will co-headline with fellow indie rockers Death Cab For Cutie, beginning Ben Kweller has solidified tour date ...

  11. Compadre Beefs Up Roster

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Houston-based Compadre Records has signed Lari White, Kate Campbell and Julie Lee to its artist roster. The label has also made a handful of exec changes, naming a new VP/director of A&R, promotio Houston-based Compadre Records has signed ...

  12. The Beat

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band's renegotiated RCA contract leaves it a free agent outside North America. Dave Matthews Band's renegotiated RCA contract leaves it a free agent outside North America. News ...

  13. RCA's Malouf Exits A&R Post

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brian Malouf has left RCA Records, where he was senior VP of A&R, Billboard.biz has learned. Malouf was the last remaining senior A&R executive from the Bob Jamieson era, which ended when Cliv Brian Malouf has left RCA Records, whe ...

  14. DMB Regains Masters Outside North America

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band's new deal with RCA includes several major contractual changes, Billboard.biz has learned. Dave Matthews Band's new deal with RCA includes several major contractual changes, Billboard.biz has learned. While the terms o ...

  15. DMB Regains Masters Outside North America

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band's new deal with RCA includes several major contractual changes, Billboard.biz has learned. Dave Matthews Band's new deal with RCA includes several major contractual changes, Billboard.biz has learned. While the terms o ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. N.Y. Family Day To Benefit TJ Martell

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST The T.J. Martell Foundation will hold its fifth annual Family Day from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Hilton Hotel in New York. The T.J. Martell Foundation will hold its fifth annual Family Day from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Hilton Hotel in New York. The c ...

  18. The NEW AFTRA Code Broken Down in Plain English

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The battle between record companies and its artists is a tired cliche. But with the advent of new income streams for copyright holders and artists such as Web casting royalties, mobile music, and musi The battle between record companies and its ar ...

  19. Update: DMB/RCA Deal Covers Only North America

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Describing the new contract as more of a "distribution deal" than a traditional label agreement, sources close to the situation say the new RCA signing is for North America only, and the band will be The Dave Matthews Band has re-signed ...

  20. Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Calif. Music/Tech Convocation Set For Feb. 25 EU Set To Confirm New Piracy Rules Clear Channel Commun Names Levin Legal Chief King Purtich Na ...

  21. Catterfeld, Wir sind Helden Lead Echo Nominations

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Yvonne Catterfeld and Wir Sind Helden each earned four nominations for the German recording industry's 2004 Echo Awards, to be held March 6 at Berlin's International Conference Center. Yvonne Catterfeld and Wir Sind Helden each earned fo ...

  22. Dave Matthews Band Sets Summer Tour

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band will once again embark on an extensive summer tour, kicking off June 17 in Maryland Heights, Mo., and wrapping Sept. 5 outside Seattle. Dave Matthews Band will once again embark on an extensive summer tour, kicking off June 17 i ...

  23. Jones At 'Home' On European Chart Summit

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Just as in the U.S., Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" (Blue Note/Parlophone) has a massive first week to debut atop European Top 100 Albums. Its predecessor "Come Away With Me" also moves up 8-4 in its Just as in the U.S. , ...

  24. Koch Inks Handful Of New Acts

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Koch Records has signed a number of new acts, including several former major-label artists. The label has inked pop vocalist Melissa Manchester, singer/songwriter Abra Moore, funk-rock act Jimmie's Ch Koch Records has signed a number of new a ...

  25. Beyoncé, Vandross Lead Early Grammy Winners

    February 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Awards in 94 of the 105 Grammy categories were presented Sunday (Feb. 8) afternoon from the Los Angeles Convention Center before the nationally televised broadcast from the adjacent Staples Center. Awards in 94 of the 105 Grammy categories were pr ...

  26. Five Majors Testing Sales Of DualDisc Albums

    February 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a collaborative effort, all five major record labels have initiated test marketing of a dual-sided CD/DVD hybrid disc known as DualDisc. The companies have released a total of about 15 discs in Bos In a collaborative effort, all five major reco ...

  27. OutKast, 50 Cent Albums Lead Year-End RIAA Certs

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Both hip-hop sets ship 6 times platinum OutKast and 50 Cent tied for top honors in year-end certifications from the RIAA, with the highest certified albums of 2003. OutKast's "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista) and 50 Cent's ...

  28. OutKast, 50 Cent Albums Lead Year-End RIAA Certs

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Both hip-hop sets ship 6 times platinum OutKast and 50 Cent tied for top honors in year-end certifications from the RIAA, with the highest certified albums of 2003. OutKast's "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista) and 50 Cent's ...

  29. Clay Racks Up Certs Honors

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "Measure of a Man," has earned gold, platinum and double-platinum honors for U.S. shipments of more than 2 million units, according to November certifications by the RIAA. The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "M ...

  30. Clay Racks Up Certs Honors

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "Measure of a Man," has earned gold, platinum and double-platinum honors for U.S. shipments of more than 2 million units, according to November certifications by the RIAA. The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "M ...

  31. Clay Racks Up Certs Honors

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "Measure of a Man," has earned gold, platinum and double-platinum honors for U.S. shipments of more than 2 million units, according to November certifications by the RIAA. The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "M ...

  32. Clay Racks Up Certs Honors

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "Measure of a Man," has earned gold, platinum and double-platinum honors for U.S. shipments of more than 2 million units, according to November certifications by the RIAA. The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "M ...

  33. Britney In Her 'Zone' Atop Billboard 200

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST The fourth album from Britney Spears gives the media darling her fourth No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200. "In the Zone" sells 609,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, leading three The fourth album from Britney Spears ...

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