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  1. Brits Row Over Online Licensing Terms

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Label's trade body the British Phonographic Industry and some of the United Kingdom's leading online music services have today (June 29) referred to the country's Copyright Tribunal in their dispute w Label's trade body the Bri ...

  2. Brits Row Over Online Licensing Terms

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Label's trade body the British Phonographic Industry and some of the United Kingdom's leading online music services have today (June 29) referred to the country's Copyright Tribunal in their dispute w Label's trade body the Bri ...

  3. Real Grabs White Stripes Exclusive

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks is offering a free streaming preview of the White Stripes' upcoming full-length, "Get Behind Me Satan," (V2/Third Man.) The album is available exclusively through Real's Rhapsody online RealNetworks is offering a f ...

  4. Foo Fighters, Real Team For Private Show

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Audience to be selected through a sweepstakes. Foo Fighters will play a private show June 18 in Roswell, N.M., to celebrate the recent launch of the digital download service Rhapsody 25. The show is a private event and will be held at the former W ...

  5. How Many More Monthly Fees Can Consumers Stand?

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT There's a spirited debate going on between those who think à la carte downloads are the key to music's digital future and those who see subscription services as the cure for what ails the music b Ken Schlager is co-executive edi ...

  6. How Many More Monthly Fees Can Consumers Stand?

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT There's a spirited debate going on between those who think à la carte downloads are the key to music's digital future and those who see subscription services as the cure for what ails the music b Ken Schlager is co-executive edi ...

  7. Sony BMG Wants $ For VOD

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Digital programmers told to take down content. Sony BMG is now requiring compensation for the inclusion of its repertoire in online video-on-demand services. The major label struck a VOD distribution agreement with a yet unannounced leading online ...

  8. Carl Cox, RealNetworks Team On 'Global' Radio

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT RadioPass to deliver dance content online. RealNetworks has struck a partnership with Carl Cox to present the pioneering British club DJ's radio show as part of an exclusive online offering. Through the pact, Cox's weekly "Global&qu ...

  9. Real Has New Spin For Online Music

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New options include 25 free tracks a month. RealNetworks has unveiled its new Rhapsody service, featuring a three-tiered offering aimed at broadening its base of online music fans. In a first for subscription music services, Rhapsody will now allo ...

  10. UMG, WMG Ink Video-On-Demand Deals With AOL

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT America Online will begin paying Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group for access to their music video libraries under a pair of video-on-demand licensing agreements to be announced tomorrow (A America Online will begin paying Universal Mus ...

  11. MusicNet Acquired By Private Firm

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York-based private equity firm Baker Capital has acquired digital music service MusicNet. Baker Capital says the deal will have no affect on its ongoing services, and MusicNet will continue to ope New York-based private equity firm Baker Capit ...

  12. RealNetworks To Add MoS Radio

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dance music firm seeks 'new global audience.' British dance music specialist Ministry of Sound has forged a deal that enables RealNetworks to carry the MoS Radio service. Mos launched its 24-hour service in 2000 from ministryofsound.com ...

  13. RealNetworks To Add MoS Radio

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British dance music specialist Ministry of Sound has forged a deal that enables RealNetworks to carry the MoS Radio service. British dance music specialist Ministry of Sound has forged a deal that enables RealNetworks to carry the MoS Radio servic ...

  14. RealNetworks Posts Q4 Sales Gains

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Subscribers doubled during '04. RealNetworks says its music subscription services and download store generated $21.6 million in revenue during the fourth quarter. This represents a 172% increase over its digital music revenues for the same pe ...

  15. DMI Inks Distrib, Subpub Deals

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Digital label links with Loudeye, W/C. Digital label Digital Musicworks International has formed a distribution agreement with Loudeye Corp. and a global subpublishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music. The move will expand the distribution of DMI&# ...

  16. Napster Reports 50% Subscriber Gain

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster reports 270,000 paid subscribers to its on-demand digital-music service as of Dec. 31, 2004, the end of its fiscal third quarter. Napster reports 270,000 paid subscribers to its on-demand digital-music service as of Dec. 31, 2004, the end ...

  17. Music Stocks Picked Up In 2004

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a flat sales year, the music business regained modest ground on Wall Street. The parent companies of the major labels all posted stock gains in 2004, continuing a slight upward trend that started l NEW YORK -- In a flat sales year, the music bu ...

  18. Music Stocks Picked Up In 2004

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Majors, digital distributors showed gains. In a flat sales year, the music business regained modest ground on Wall Street. The parent companies of the major labels all posted stock gains in 2004, continuing a slight upward trend that started last ...

  19. RealNetworks, Comcast Extend Ties With RadioPlus

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks has expanded its online music distribution agreement with cable Internet service provider Comcast. The move extends RealNetworks' Rhapsody RadioPlus service to customers of Comcast's high RealNetworks has expanded its online ...

  20. RealNetworks Pushing 'Rolling Stone 500'

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks is looking to drive download transactions at its RealPlayer Music Store with a sale connected to Rolling Stone magazine's "Rolling Stone 500" issue, which names the greatest rock'n'roll s RealNetworks is looki ...

  21. Apple, Real, XM Among Digital Winners

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Apple, RealNetworks, XM Satellite Radio, NCSoft and Nintendo were among the big winners at the inaugural Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards, presented last night (Nov. 5) at UCLA. Apple, RealNetworks, XM Satellite Radio, NCSoft and Nintendo we ...

  22. Studios Must Work To Avoid Digital Pitfalls

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Top execs call for more online content. The movie industry will face the same piracy woes of the music business by holding back online content, top digital executives stated during Billboard's Digital Entertainment Conference & Awards (DE ...

  23. Apple, XM Vie For Billboard Digital Honors

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer and XM Satellite Radio lead the music finalists for the first Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards. Apple Computer and XM Satellite Radio lead the music finalists for the first Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards. Apple, XM and ...

  24. Study: Legal Downloads Drop

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While the balance of power in the legal online music world remains virtually unchanged, the number of consumers legally downloading music files has been on the decline, according to the latest sector While the balance of power in the legal online ...

  25. Study: Legal Downloads Drop

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While the balance of power in the legal online music world remains virtually unchanged, the number of consumers legally downloading music files has been on the decline, according to the latest sector While the balance of power in the legal online ...

  26. Bill Gates Stresses Interoperability For Music

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft chairman/chief software architect Bill Gates expressed the importance of consumer choice in digital music during his keynote speech today (Oct. 12) at his company's Digital Entertainment Any Microsoft chairman/chief software archite ...

  27. Vote For Change Tour Wraps Big

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Vote For Change tour concluded last night (Oct. 12) in Washington, D.C., in a blaze of glory, with a grand finale featuring Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, John Fogerty, Dave Matthews B The Vote For Change tour concluded last ni ...

  28. U2, Apple Collaborate On TV Ad

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 is appearing in a new Apple Computer television ad promoting the iPod and iTunes Music Store. The spot -- which features the band performing its new single "Vertigo," from the upcoming "How to Dism U2 is appearing in a new Apple ...

  29. RealNetworks Forms New Biz Unit

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Seattle-based digital media company RealNetworks is integrating its music assets -- including RealPlayer, RealPlayer Music Store, RadioPass, and the Rhapsody subscription service -- into a single busi Seattle-based digital media company RealNetwor ...

  30. Virgin Group Bows Full-Service Web Store

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Virgin Group is the latest company to take the plunge into digital music, launching a service complete with downloads, subscriptions, Internet radio and music management software. The online servi The Virgin Group is the latest company to take ...

  31. RealNetworks Forms New Biz Unit

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Acker to head music; Ryan to exit. Seattle-based digital media company RealNetworks is integrating its music assets -- including RealPlayer, RealPlayer Music Store, RadioPass, and the Rhapsody subscription service -- into a single business unit. T ...

  32. Orchard Links With Henry Stone

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked a distribution deal with The Legendary Henry Stone, the label founded by producer and music-business veteran Henry Stone. The Orchard has inked a distribution deal with The Legendary Henry Stone, the label founded by producer ...

  33. Orchard Links With Henry Stone

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked a distribution deal with The Legendary Henry Stone, the label founded by producer and music-business veteran Henry Stone. The Orchard has inked a distribution deal with The Legendary Henry Stone, the label founded by producer ...

  34. Real Promotion Spurs 3 Million Downloads

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks' recent <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000613392">$.49 download promotion</A> at its RealPlayer 10 Music Store generated more t RealNetworks' ...

  35. Real Takes Rhapsody To School

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks' Rhapsody has partnered with University of California at Berkeley and the University of Minnesota to provide students with discounted access to the subscription music service. RealNetworks' Rhapsody has partnered with Univer ...

  36. RealNetworks Slashes Download Prices

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks is cutting download prices from $.99 to $.49 at its RealPlayer Music Store. The promotion, which starts today (Aug. 17) and runs for a limited time, marks the lowest price point ever from RealNetworks is cutting download prices from $ ...

  37. RealNetworks Goes For The Gold

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Olympic athletes choose free play lists. RealNetworks is partnering with the 2004 Athens Olympics -- airing on NBC -- to offer two weeks of free access to its Rhapsody online jukebox. The service will include exclusive access to play lists chosen ...

  38. RealNetworks Goes For The Gold

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Olympic athletes choose free play lists. RealNetworks is partnering with the 2004 Athens Olympics -- airing on NBC -- to offer two weeks of free access to its Rhapsody online jukebox. The service will include exclusive access to play lists chosen ...

  39. U.S. Military Enlists Napster

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has inked an agreement with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service that gives all branches of the United States military access to the digital-music service. Napster has inked an agreement with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service that ...

  40. Apple, RealNetworks At Odds Over Harmony

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has come out swinging against RealNetworks' new Harmony technology, which makes tracks from the RealPlayer Music Store compatible with Apple's iPod players for the first time. Apple Computer has come out swinging against R ...

  41. Top Stories From Entertainment Law Weekly

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <UL> <LI>New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venues</LI> <LI>EU To Select New Competition Czar</LI> <LI>Apple, RealNetworks At Odds Over Harmony</LI> <LI>Judge Puts Halt On DVD Descrambling Chi ...

  42. New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venues

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Developing technologies are beginning to raise new legal issues for performance venues, as the rights of patrons and artists potentially collide. That was the warning delivered by Denis Clive Braham d New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venu ...

  43. Apple, RealNetworks Lack Harmony

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it plans to investigate RealNetworks' "hacker tactics" to "break into" its iPod players. The company today said it was "stunned" at Real's recently unveiled compatibility technolog Apple ...

  44. Biz Cautious On Digital Distribution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital execs look to sub services for growth. BMG North America president/COO Charles Goldstuck told attendees of the Jupiter Plug.In conference today (July 26) in New York that the CD -- not digital distribution -- will dictate how the recording ...

  45. Biz Cautious On Digital Distribution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG North America president/COO Charles Goldstuck told attendees of the Jupiter Plug.In conference today (July 26) in New York that the CD -- not digital distribution -- will dictate how the recording BMG North America president/COO Charles Goldst ...

  46. MusicMatch Bows On-Demand Sub Service

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Playlists can be shared with friends. Online service MusicMatch, which has a subscription radio service and sells a la carte downloads, is expanding its offerings to include an integrated on-demand streaming service. Consumers buying into MusicMat ...

  47. MusicMatch Bows On-Demand Sub Service

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Online service MusicMatch, which has a subscription radio service and sells a la carte downloads, is expanding its offerings to include an integrated on-demand streaming service. Online service MusicMatch, which has a subscription radio service an ...

  48. RealNetworks Bows Compatibility Solution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks will announce today (July 26) that it has developed a technology solution that makes tracks from its RealPlayer Music Store compatible with Apple Computer's iPod, as well as with a number RealNetworks will announce today (July 26 ...

  49. RealNetworks Bows Compatibility Solution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks will announce today (July 26) that it has developed a technology solution that makes tracks from its RealPlayer Music Store compatible with Apple Computer's iPod, as well as with a number RealNetworks will announce today (July 26 ...

  50. MECA Communications Names Darrow Chief Strategy Officer

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Andwer Darrow will oversee strategic planning, sales, marketing and business development as MECA Communication's new chief strategy officer. Internet marketing company MECA Communications , which promotes its clients primarily through instant ...

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