Religion

  1. U.K.'s Mean Fiddler Confirms Takeover Bid

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Stock rises on word of 'preliminary approach.' Stock rises on word of 'preliminary approach.' News ...

  2. Brits Viewership Hits 7M

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Organizers applaud strong ratings. Organizers applaud strong ratings. News ...

  3. Kipley Takes Home SESAC Songwriter Award

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Producer honored for second year in a row. Producer/songwriter Pete Kipley was named SESAC's 2004 Christian Songwriter of the Year for the second consecutive year during an awards dinner held last night (Feb. 7) at Nashville's Boundry Re ...

  4. Danny Goldberg Splits Artemis

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Danny Goldberg is exiting as chairman/CEO of Artemis Records, the label he founded in June 1999. The company named current president Daniel Glass to the post of CEO at the New York-based independent. LOS ANGELES -- Danny Goldberg is exiting as cha ...

  5. Smith Is Top Doves Contender

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gospel honors set for April 13. Gospel honors set for April 13. News ...

  6. Hill Debuts New Tracks At Marley Concert

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Africa Unite to continue as annual event. Lauryn Hill last night (Feb. 6) unveiled three new songs from her long-awaited studio album during a concert in Ethiopia to celebrate Bob Marley's 60th birthday. Apart from an acoustic MTV Unplugged a ...

  7. Tori Amos

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Imagine lying in a hammock on a spring afternoon, gently swinging in the breeze. Imagine lying in a hammock on a spring afternoon, gently swinging in the breeze. News ...

  8. Two Tsunami Relief Concerts Planned

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Country, Christian artists arrange charity shows. Country, Christian artists arrange charity shows. News ...

  9. WEA Names VP

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST WEA Corp. has named Jeff Willett as VP of Christian and country music. Based in Nashville, he will oversee those genres, reporting to senior VP of sales Rick Froio. WEA Corp. has named Jeff Willett as VP of Christian and country music. Based in Na ...

  10. DeGarmo Re-Ups At EMI CMG Pub

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Christian Music Group Publishing in Brentwood, Tenn., has extended Eddie DeGarmo's contract as president. In addition, the company has acquired Meaux Music Publishing, which DeGarmo founded in 200 EMI Christian Music Group Publishing in B ...

  11. Higher Ground

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell will enter the Christian market with his solo Reunion debut this fall. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell will enter the Christian market with his solo Reunion debut ...

  12. Epic Names Marketing VP

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lewis to focus on Christian, gospel. Lewis to focus on Christian, gospel. News ...

  13. Epic Names Marketing VP

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Epic Records has promoted Heidi Brown Lewis to VP of marketing. She has been senior director of product marketing since 1997. Epic Records has promoted Heidi Brown Lewis to VP of marketing. She has been senior director of product marketing since 1 ...

  14. Epic Names Marketing VP

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Epic Records has promoted Heidi Brown Lewis to VP of marketing. She has been senior director of product marketing since 1997. Epic Records has promoted Heidi Brown Lewis to VP of marketing. She has been senior director of product marketing since 1 ...

  15. Higher Ground

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell will enter the Christian market with his solo Reunion debut this fall. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell will enter the Christian market with his solo Reunion debut ...

  16. Higher Ground

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Christian genre gains broader exposure, thanks to a surge of new talent and outlets. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. The Christian genre gains broader exposure, thanks to a surge of new talent and outlets. Read Deborah Evans Price' ...

  17. Higher Ground

    December 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Christian genre gains broader exposure, thanks to a surge of new talent and outlets. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. The Christian genre gains broader exposure, thanks to a surge of new talent and outlets. Read Deborah Evans Price' ...

  18. Usher Leads Year-End RIAA Certs

    December 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST 'Confessions' is eight-times platinum. 'Confessions' is eight-times platinum. News ...

  19. Higher Ground

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Christian genre gains broader exposure, thanks to a surge of new talent and outlets. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. The Christian genre gains broader exposure, thanks to a surge of new talent and outlets. Read Deborah Evans Price' ...

  20. Artemis Switches Canadian Distribution

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Effective Jan. 1, 2005, New York-based Artemis Records will switch its distribution in Canada to Koch Entertainment Canada. The label had been previously handled in Canada by RED Distribution Canada. TORONTO -- Effective Jan. 1, 2005, New York-bas ...

  21. Compendia Acquisition In The Works

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sheridan Square, owner of Artemis Records and Musicrama, is on the verge of acquiring the Compendia Music Group, according to sources. NEW YORK -- Sheridan Square, owner of Artemis Records and Musicrama, is on the verge of acquiring the Compendia ...

  22. Artemis Switches Canadian Distribution

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Effective Jan. 1, 2005, New York-based Artemis Records will switch its distribution in Canada to Koch Entertainment Canada. The label had been previously handled in Canada by RED Distribution Canada. Effective Jan. 1, 2005, New York-based Artemis ...

  23. Artemis Switches Canadian Distribution

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Effective Jan. 1, 2005, New York-based Artemis Records will switch its distribution in Canada to Koch Entertainment Canada. The label had been previously handled in Canada by RED Distribution Canada. Effective Jan. 1, 2005, New York-based Artemis ...

  24. Ethiopia To Host Marley's 60th Birthday Festivities

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bob Marley's 60th birthday will be celebrated with a month-long program of events in Ethiopia in Feb. 2005. The program, titled "Africa Unite," will be spearheaded by a globally-televised concert feat Bob Marley's 60th birthday ...

  25. Ethiopia To Host Marley's 60th Birthday Festivities

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bob Marley's 60th birthday will be celebrated with a month-long program of events in Ethiopia in Feb. 2005. The program, titled "Africa Unite," will be spearheaded by a globally-televised concert feat Bob Marley's 60th birthday ...

  26. MercyMe Mates Keep It Simple

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST New label inks deals with Provident, Sony. MercyMe frontman Bart Millard and the band's producer, Pete Kipley, have teamed with INO Records president Jeff Moseley to launch Simple Records. The Nashville-based Christian label has signed the Af ...

  27. Supremes Say Amen To FCC Regs

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 29 turned back a religious broadcaster's attempt to undo federal regulations that govern the distribution of broadcast licenses intended for public TV and radio stations WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) ...

  28. U.K.'s "Mr. Bean" Attacks Religious Hatred Bill

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST British comedian Rowan Atkinson -- creator of the hapless "Mr Bean" -- attacked a planned law outlawing incitement of religious hatred on Dec. 6, saying it would curb free speech and humour. LONDON (Reuters) -- British comedian Rowan Atk ...

  29. Diana DeGarmo

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a good and just top 40 landscape, Diana DeGarmo's "Emotional" would be a no-brainer add to playlists. In a good and just top 40 landscape, Diana DeGarmo's "Emotional" would be a no-brainer add to playlists. News Di ...

  30. Reunion Grabs Backstreet Boy

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rumored Christian release imminent. Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell has signed a deal with Provident Music Group's Reunion Records, Billboard.biz has learned. Littrell's signing will be officially announced during a press conference next W ...

  31. Artemis Ups Storr

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Artemis Records has promoted Thom Storr to VP of marketing services and international. He was senior director of marketing services and international. Artemis Records has promoted Thom Storr to VP of marketing services and international. He was se ...

  32. BBC Moves Top Of The Pops

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Chart show relocates to BBC2 next Spring. Chart show relocates to BBC2 next Spring. News ...

  33. Terry Melcher Dies At 62

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Terry Melcher, a producer, composer and songwriter who helped shape the '60s-era California surf music sound, died at his Beverly Hills home on Nov. 19 after a long battle with cancer. He was 62. Terry Melcher, a producer, composer and songwr ...

  34. TV On The Radio Wins Shortlist Prize

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST 'Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes' takes honors. 'Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes' takes honors. News ...

  35. Van Hook To Take Charge Of Word

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Christian vet will succeed Mimms. Christian vet will succeed Mimms. News ...

  36. Van Hook To Take Charge Of Word

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Look for veteran Christian record executive Jim Van Hook to take the top spot at Warner-owned Word Entertainment in Nashville. Look for veteran Christian record executive Jim Van Hook to take the top spot at Warner-owned Word Entertainment in Nash ...

  37. Nas & Olu Dara

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Old school and new school -- rapper Nas and his father, noted session musician Olu Dara -- commune on this aptly titled single. Old school and new school -- rapper Nas and his father, noted session musician Olu Dara -- commune on this aptly titled ...

  38. Capitol Inks Relient K

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gotee to service Christian market. Relient K has signed with Capitol Records, which will release the Christian punk group's fourth studio album, "mmhmm," Nov. 2. The album will be released to the Christian market via the band's ...

  39. Cees Vervoord Takes Over CISAC's Board

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Christian Bruhn stays as group's president. Christian Bruhn stays as group's president. News Christian Bruhn ...

  40. In The Spirit

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mavis Staples returns with a note of encouragement on her new solo set, "Have a Little Faith." Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Mavis Staples returns with a note of encouragement on her new solo set, "Have a Little Faith.&quo ...

  41. Jet Flies Off With Six ARIAs

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Awards for Butler, Goodrem, Chambers. Awards for Butler, Goodrem, Chambers. News Goodrem ...

  42. Studio Monitor

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Audio Engineering Society's preconvention registration statistics reflect the broader upswing in the industry. Read Christopher Walsh's column. Audio Engineering Society's preconvention registration statistics reflect the broader up ...

  43. OutKast Grabs Five Nods For MTV Europe Awards

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rome to host gala Nov. 18. Rome to host gala Nov. 18. News ...

  44. Jansky Tops Christian Country Noms

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Show set for Nov. 4 in Nashville. With nods in five categories, Clifton Jansky is the top nominee for the10th annual Christian Country Music Assn. Awards. Josh Turner and Lisa Ryan will host the awards show, set for Nov. 4 at Nashville's Ryma ...

  45. Mimms Splits As Word Prez

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Malcolm Mimms has exited as president/COO of Nashville-based Christian music company Word Entertainment, a division of Curb/Warner. Prior to joining Word as president in the late '90s, Mimms had a suc Malcolm Mimms has exited as president/COO ...

  46. George Huff Inks Word Deal

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 'Idol' finalist to release Xmas set. "American Idol" finalist George Huff has signed with Word Records, the Nashville-based Christian division of Warner Bros. His label debut will be a Christmas EP, due in November. Huff was on ...

  47. U.S. Gov't: Yusuf Islam Has Possible Terrorist Ties

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The singer formerly known as Cat Stevens is forbidden from flying into the United States because of his alleged association with possible terrorists, U.S. officials said yesterday (Sept. 22) in explai The singer formerly known as Cat Stevens is fo ...

  48. Integrity Extends Epic Distribution Deal

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Provident to handle Christian market. Provident to handle Christian market. News ...

  49. Mimms Splits As Word Prez/COO

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sources say contract was not renewed. Malcolm Mimms has exited as president/COO of Nashville-based Christian music company Word Entertainment, a division of Curb/Warner. Sources speculate that Mimms' contract was up and not renewed. Prior to ...

  50. In The Spirit

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deitrick Haddon's "Crossroads" bows at No. 1 on Top Gospel Albums thanks to hit single "God Is Good." Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Deitrick Haddon's "Crossroads" bows at No. 1 on Top Gospel Albums ...

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