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  1. Hot On The Web: Steven Adler, Kings Of Leon, MGMT and more

    July 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 7. Steven Adler Steven Adler released his autobiography, “My Appetite for Destruction: Sex, Drugs, and Guns’n’Roses” today. 12. Ohio State Fair The Ohio State Fair runs July 28 - Aug. 8. Digg Music Video 24 Hours No music ...

  2. Sanremo Acts Still Dominate Italian Charts

    March 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Italian album charts continue to be dominated by artists who appeared at this year's Sanremo Festival. Taking the No. 1 spot for the third straight week is Marco Mengoni with the album "Re Matto" (RCA Sony). Mengoni, who last ye ...

  3. Italian Singer Carla Boni Dies Aged 84

    October 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Carla Boni, an Italian singer who enjoyed household name status in the 1950s, died at her home in Rome on Saturday (Oct. 17) at the age of 84. She had been ill for some months. Born Carla Gaiano in Ferrara on July 17, 1925, she joined the state-ow ...

  4. Italy 'X Factor' Winner Earns Sanremo Slot

    September 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The growing influence of the Italian version of the TV talent show 'The X Factor' is confirmed by the fact that the winner of the current edition will automatically qualify for the country's flagship Sanremo Festival. The show, whic ...

  5. Italian Wind Awards' Ratings Inch Up

    June 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of the Italian Wind Music Awards show say they are pleased with the slight increase in TV ratings for the first broadcast of the 2009 event. The show was recorded in the picturesque Roman Arena in Verona over the weekend of June 6 and 7 ...

  6. Rome Stadium To Stage Abruzzo Earthquake Benefit Concert

    May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Rome's Olimpico soccer stadium is to host a benefit concert on Saturday, June 20, with proceeds going to the victims of the recent earthquake in the country's Abruzzo region. The event will be known as the "Corale per il popolo d� ...

  7. Acts Unveiled For Italy's Sanremo

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Pippo Baudo, artistic director of Italy's flagship Sanremo Festival, has unveiled the names of the 20 competitors for the event's 57th edition, which will run from Feb. 27 to March 3. Baudo, a veteran TV presenter, announced the names li ...

  8. Dutch Seminar Tunes Into European Radio's Future

    December 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST The fate of Europe's music-radio broadcasters will be a key theme at the Noorderslag Seminar, taking place during the Noorderslag Weekend music event in the Dutch city of Groningen on Jan. 11-13. The impact of digital platforms and emerging n ...

  9. Sanremo Fest Splits With Director Baudo

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pippo Baudo, the veteran Italian TV presenter who was recently appointed artistic director for the Sanremo Festival, has resigned from the post. Pippo Baudo, the veteran Italian TV presenter who was recently appointed artistic director for the San ...

  10. FIMI, RAI Reach Terms On Sanremo Fest

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italian industry body FIMI and state-owned television network RAI have signed a four-year agreement for the Sanremo Festival. As a result of the arrangement, members of FIMI will attend the 2005 editi Italian industry body FIMI and state-owned tel ...

  11. Buongiorno Vitaminic Ramps Up Digital Catalog

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Buongiorno Vitaminic, the Italian digital music company that was formed last year as a 90/10 merger between Buongiorno and Vitaminic, has announced that it is has compiled a catalog of 400,000 tracks. Buongiorno Vitaminic, the Italian digital musi ...

  12. Buongiorno Vitaminic Ramps Up Digital Catalog

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Buongiorno Vitaminic, the Italian digital music company that was formed last year as a 90/10 merger between Buongiorno and Vitaminic, has announced that it is has compiled a catalog of 400,000 tracks. Buongiorno Vitaminic, the Italian digital musi ...