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  1. Aussie Live Earth Gig Revealed

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The line-up for the Australian leg of the July 7 Live Earth concerts has been unveiled. Sydney's Aussie Stadium will feature performances from Crowded House, who reformed this year for a world tour; hard rock trio Wolfmother; Missy Higgins, w ...

  2. Live Earth Ticket Demand 'Overwhelming'

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tickets to the U.K. leg of this summer's Live Earth spectacular have been well over-subscribed, organizers said today. Roughly 203,000 concert-goers had registered for tickets to the July 7 environment-awareness concert at London's new W ...

  3. Popkomm Busts Out

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Despite a decline in record sales in recent years, the German music industry can boast one significant success story-the development of the Popkomm music fair since it moved to Berlin in 2004. According to the IFPI, retail sales of all recorded mu ...

  4. Live Earth Line-Up Takes Shape

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Madonna, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys and Foo Fighters were today confirmed for the U.K. leg of "Live Earth -- The Concert For A Climate In Crisis," which will take place across the globe on July 7. Also named to the bill for the ...

  5. Castello Branco Takes Reins At EMI Brazil

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Former Universal Music executive Marcelo Castello Branco has taken charge at EMI Music Brazil as managing director, effective April 2. Castello Branco, whose career spans 20 years in the music industry, was most recently the Madrid-based president ...

  6. Rolling Stones Flesh Out Summer Tour Plans

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, the Rolling Stones will make up their lost dates from Europe last summer ... and then some. In a live cybercast on the band's Web site, Mick Jagger revealed today (March 22) that the Stones will play 27 more European dates as par ...

  7. 2008 Rock In Rio Comes To Spain

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST The 2008 Rock in Rio festival is to be held for the first time in the Spanish capital, Madrid, organizers have confirmed. The giant concert event will be staged over two weekends, from June 27 to 28 and July 4,5 and 6, near the town of Arganda del ...

  8. Cohl: Bigger Bang Could Roll On In 2007

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones re-captured the "top-grossing tour ever" mantle from U2 with the Stones' $437 million A Bigger Bang trek, and tour producer Michael Cohl indicates they may pad that record. Since the fall of 2005, the band has gro ...

  9. Cohl: Bigger Bang Could Roll On In 2007

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones re-captured the "top-grossing tour ever" mantle from U2 with the Stones' $437 million A Bigger Bang trek, and tour producer Michael Cohl indicates they may pad that record. The Rolling Stones re-captured the " ...

  10. Stones Shatter Touring Record

    November 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Though they'll surely live to fight another day, U2's brief stint holding the title of top-grossing tour ever is over. That distinction now returns to the Rolling Stones, whose A Bigger Bang tour is n Though they'll surely live to f ...

  11. Sony BMG Appoints Brazil Chiefs

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Schiavo, Ridgely to lead territory. Sony BMG has named its management team in Brazil. Alexandre Schiavo has been appointed GM, and Kevin Ridgely executive VP. Schiavo will manage Brazilian operations, overseeing marketing, strategic marketing and ...

  12. Universal Brazil Names Prez

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST José Antonio Eboli has been promoted to president of Universal Music Brazil, effective January 2005. José Antonio Eboli has been promoted to president of Universal Music Brazil, effective January 2005. Eboli will continue to be based out ...

  13. Universal Brazil Names Prez

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST José Antonio Eboli has been promoted to president of Universal Music Brazil, effective January 2005. José Antonio Eboli has been promoted to president of Universal Music Brazil, effective January 2005. Eboli will continue to be based out ...

  14. Gloria Trevi Acquitted Of Rape Charges

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fallen pop star Gloria Trevi, known as the "Mexican Madonna," was found not guilty yesterday (Sept. 21) on charges of rape, kidnapping and corruption of minors. Fallen pop star Gloria Trevi, known as the "Mexican Madonna," was ...

  15. Gloria Trevi Acquitted Of Rape Charges

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fallen pop star Gloria Trevi, known as the "Mexican Madonna," was found not guilty yesterday (Sept. 21) on charges of rape, kidnapping and corruption of minors. Fallen pop star Gloria Trevi, known as the "Mexican Madonna," was ...

  16. EMI Brazil Names New President

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran record executive Marcos Maynard has been appointed president of EMI Music Brazil, effective immediately. Maynard replaces outgoing president Beto Boaventura, who abruptly left the company this Veteran record executive Marcos Maynard has be ...

  17. EMI Brazil Names New President

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran record executive Marcos Maynard has been appointed president of EMI Music Brazil, effective immediately. Maynard replaces outgoing president Beto Boaventura, who abruptly left the company this Veteran record executive Marcos Maynard has be ...

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