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  1. Italy's SIAE Elects New Pres

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Italian collecting society SIAE has elected a new president, Giorgio Assumma. Assumma, a 70-year-old lawyer who specializes in entertainment-related issues, won 50 of 51 votes at the society assembly Italian collecting society SIAE has elected a n ...

  2. Live 8 Shatters Records

    July 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Records tumbled as an estimated worldwide audience of 2 billion tuned in Saturday (July 2) to Bob Geldof's historic Live 8. AOL says its exclusive Internet feed of the multi-concert event broke all e Records tumbled as an estimated worldwide ...

  3. Live 8 Shatters Records

    July 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Records tumbled as an estimated worldwide audience of 2 billion tuned in Saturday (July 2) to Bob Geldof's historic Live 8. AOL says its exclusive Internet feed of the multi-concert event broke all e Records tumbled as an estimated worldwide ...

  4. Live 8: Moscow Joins Roster

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Live 8 has added a concert in Moscow's Red Square, ensuring that all of the G8 industrialized nations will be represented at Saturday's (July 2) event. Live 8 has added a concert in Moscow's Red Square, ensuring that all of the G8 i ...

  5. Live 8: Moscow Joins Roster

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Young To Play Canada. Live 8 has added a concert in Moscow's Red Square, ensuring that all of the G8 industrialized nations will be represented at Saturday's (July 2) event. At deadline, the only act confirmed for the show was the Pet Sh ...

  6. MTV Lends Support To Live 8 Concerts

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Network to air live customized broadcasts July 2. MTV Networks' services will telecast live customized programming from the July 2 international Live 8 concerts, the broadcaster said today (June 23). The performances, featuring artists U2, Co ...

  7. All-African Line-up Tapped For SA's Live 8

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Johannesburg's Live 8 concert will feature an all-African line-up of artists, including veteran reggae artist Lucky Dube and African pop group Malaika. A spokesperson today (June 22) confirmed the Jul Johannesburg's Live 8 concert will f ...

  8. All-African Line-up Tapped For SA's Live 8

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Johannesburg's Live 8 concert will feature an all-African line-up of artists, including veteran reggae artist Lucky Dube and African pop group Malaika. A spokesperson today (June 22) confirmed the Jul Johannesburg's Live 8 concert will f ...

  9. Makuhari Messe To Host Japan's Live 8 Concert

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Japan's Live 8 concert will be held July 2 at the Makuhari Messe convention center, east of Tokyo. Major Japanese acts and possibly some international performers will feature on the bill of 10-20 act Japan's Live 8 concert will be held J ...

  10. Live 8 Organizers Plan Three More Concerts

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo, Toronto and Johannesburg will additionally host concerts under the Live 8 banner, Bob Geldof confirmed today (June 16). Organizers are expected to officially announce the new locations tomorrow Tokyo, Toronto and Johannesburg will additiona ...

  11. Live 8 Organizers Plan Three More Concerts

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo, Toronto and Johannesburg added. Tokyo, Toronto and Johannesburg will additionally host concerts under the Live 8 banner, Bob Geldof confirmed today (June 16). Organizers are expected to officially announce the new locations tomorrow. Speaki ...

  12. Live 8 Plans Show With African Musicians

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Africa Calling' to be held in Cornwall, England. Organizers of the Live 8 concerts to raise awareness of poverty in Africa announced on Wednesday plans for a separate concert featuring African artists. The event, called Africa Calling, ...

  13. Live 8 Expands With Africa Calling

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British artist Peter Gabriel and Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour are the driving forces behind a Live 8 concert focusing on African musicians, details for which were unveiled today (June 15). British artist Peter Gabriel and Senegalese singe ...

  14. Updated: Live 8 Expands With Africa Calling

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British artist Peter Gabriel and Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour are the driving forces behind a Live 8 concert focusing on African musicians, details for which were unveiled today (June 15). British artist Peter Gabriel and Senegalese singe ...

  15. Aussie Live 8 Concert Fails

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Plans for an Australian link to Bob Geldof's Live 8 concert event have fallen through. Plans for an Australian link to Bob Geldof's Live 8 concert event have fallen through. According to Sydney-based promoter Michael Chugg, managing dire ...

  16. Two Million Requests For Live 8 Tickets In London

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Live 8 organizers have received over 2 million text messages in three days from music fans wishing to attend the July 2 concert at London's Hyde Park, Billboard.biz has learned. Live 8 organizers have received over 2 million text messages in ...

  17. Two Million Requests For Live 8 Tickets In London

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Live 8 organizers have received over 2 million text messages in three days from music fans wishing to attend the July 2 concert at London's Hyde Park, Billboard.biz has learned. Live 8 organizers have received over 2 million text messages in ...

  18. Live 8 Concerts Confirmed For July 2

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale than Live Aid was unveiled today (May 31). On July 2, London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin and Rome will simultaneously host th Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awa ...

  19. Live 8 Concerts Confirmed For July 2

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale than Live Aid was unveiled today (May 31). On July 2, London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin and Rome will simultaneously host th Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awa ...

  20. New Prez For Italian Promoters' Body

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gradella succeeds Meglioli at Assomusica. Ilaria Gradella has been appointed president of Assomusica, the Rome-based Italian concert promoters association. She succeeds Roberto Meglioli, who has filled the role for the last four years. Gradella wa ...

  21. BMG Ricordi Scaling Down Rome HQ

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST BMG Ricordi's Rome office is shedding 43 of its 62 employees, according to trade union officials. Officials from the recording industry trade union last month expressed concerns of sweeping staff cuts BMG Ricordi's Rome office is sheddin ...

  22. Italian DJ Handed $1.82M Piracy Fine

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST An Italian DJ, whose identity was not revealed, has been fined a record €1.4 million ($1.82 million) by the Italian Fiscal Police of Rieti for playing allegedly pirated material in a nightclub. LONDON -- An Italian DJ, whose identity was ...

  23. Italian Live Music Biz Soars In 2004

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST The revenue generated by live music events in Italy in 2004 grew by 54.1% compared to the previous year, according to new figures. The revenue generated by live music events in Italy in 2004 grew by 54.1% compared to the previous year, according t ...

  24. Italian Live Music Biz Soars In 2004

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST The revenue generated by live music events in Italy in 2004 grew by 54.1% compared to the previous year, according to new figures. The revenue generated by live music events in Italy in 2004 grew by 54.1% compared to the previous year, according t ...

  25. Italian Unions Concern On Sony BMG Merger

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fears most cuts will be in Rome. Fears most cuts will be in Rome. News ...

  26. Italian Unions Concern On Sony BMG merger

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Trade union members at the BMG Ricordi offices in Rome have expressed concern on the consequences of the Sony BMG merger in Italy. Trade union members at the BMG Ricordi offices in Rome have expressed concern on the consequences of the Sony BMG me ...

  27. Italian DJ Handed $1.82M Piracy Fine

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Police seized 2,000 MP3s from club. An Italian DJ, whose identity was not revealed, has been fined a record €1.4 million ($1.82 million) by the Italian Fiscal Police of Rieti for playing allegedly pirated material in a nightclub. The IFPI, which d ...

  28. Italian DJ Handed $1.82M Piracy Fine

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Police seized 2,000 MP3s from club. An Italian DJ, whose identity was not revealed, has been fined a record €1.4 million ($1.82 million) by the Italian Fiscal Police of Rieti for playing allegedly pirated material in a nightclub. The IFPI, which d ...

  29. Stefano Di Battista

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alto sax man Stefano di Battista may have grown up in Rome, but like many alto players, his heart is fixed on Charlie "Bird" Parker. Alto sax man Stefano di Battista may have grown up in Rome, but like many alto players, his heart is fix ...

  30. Film Subsidy Cuts Less Than Feared In Italy

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Italian film industry got some mixed news Jan. 12, as Italy's Culture Ministry confirmed that a budget of 70 million euros ($92.8 million) has been earmarked to subsidize Italian film production t ROME (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Ital ...

  31. MTV EMAs 2005 Head To Portugal

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lisbon's Atlantic Pavilion will host the 12th annual MTV Europe Music Awards on Nov. 3, 2005, the music TV broadcaster unveiled today (Nov. 7). It will mark the first time that MTV's flagship annual E Lisbon's Atlantic Pavilion will ...

  32. MTV EMAs 2005 Head To Portugal

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lisbon's Atlantic Pavilion will host the 12th annual MTV Europe Music Awards on Nov. 3, 2005, the broadcaster announced today (Nov. 7). It will mark the first time that MTV's flagship European music g Lisbon's Atlantic Pavilion will ...

  33. OutKast Tops MTV Europe Music Awards

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Usher, Muse also multiple award winners. With three victories, OutKast was the big winner at the 11th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, held tonight (Nov. 18) in Rome. The Atlanta-based duo of Big Boi and Andre 3000 won for best group, and "Hey ...

  34. Musicals Star Howard Keel Dead At 85

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Howard Keel, who sang and danced to stardom in the heyday of MGM musicals, died Sunday of colon cancer at his home in Palm Desert, Calif. He was 85. Howard Keel, who sang and danced to stardom in the heyday of MGM musicals, died Sunday of colon ca ...

  35. Xzibit To Host MTV Euro Awards

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Xzibit has been confirmed as host of the MTV Europe Music Awards 2004, to be held Nov. 18 at the Tor Di Valle in Rome. Xzibit has been confirmed as host of the MTV Europe Music Awards 2004, to be held Nov. 18 at the Tor Di Valle in Rome. The hip-h ...

  36. Xzibit To Host MTV Euro Awards

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Xzibit has been confirmed as host of the MTV Europe Music Awards 2004, to be held Nov. 18 at the Tor Di Valle in Rome. Xzibit has been confirmed as host of the MTV Europe Music Awards 2004, to be held Nov. 18 at the Tor Di Valle in Rome. The hip-h ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. OutKast Grabs Five Nods For MTV Europe Awards

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rome to host gala Nov. 18. With five nominations, OutKast leads the field running up to the 2004 MTV Europe Music Awards, which as previously reported will be held Nov. 18 in Rome for the first time. The eclectic Atlanta-based duo is nominated for ...

  39. OutKast Grabs Five Nods For MTV Europe Awards

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With five nominations, OutKast leads the field running up to the 2004 MTV Europe Music Awards, which will be held Nov. 18 in Rome, Italy. With five nominations, OutKast leads the field running up to the 2004 MTV Europe Music Awards, which as previ ...

  40. Sony BMG Names Italian Chief

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In yet another European appointment, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Franco Cabrini as president for Italy. In yet another European appointment, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Franco Cabrini as president for Italy. Cabrini, who has ...

  41. Hewlett-Packard Unveils iPod, MTV Deal

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Computer giant offering 20 GB, 40 GB devices. Hewlett-Packard (HP) this morning (Aug. 27) announced the release of its version of the Apple iPod and a new marketing pact with MTV. The digital music player will come in a 20 GB version for $299 and ...

  42. Italy's SIAE Appoints Profita As Director General

    June 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italian collecting society SIAE has appointed Gianni Profita as its director general, following a meeting of the governing body in Rome today (June 29). Profita, 43, is a former director general of th Italian collecting society SIAE has appointed ...

  43. Italian Body Sues MTV For Nonpayment Of Royalties

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italy's broadcasting and performance rights collecting society, SCF, is suing MTV Italy for non-payment. The citation, filed June 8 in Rome, concerns the MTV Italy main station, which is broadcast ter MILAN -- Italy's broadcasting and pe ...

  44. Sony, BMG To Defend Merger Plans Before EC

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Top executives from Sony Music and BMG will take center stage in Brussels this week for the European Commission's oral hearing on the proposed merger of the companies. The June 14-15 hearing with the Sony, BMG To Defend Merger Plans Before EC ...

  45. MTV Europe Awards Come To Rome

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The MTV Europe Music Awards will return to Italy this year when Rome hosts the 11th annual event on November 18, the broadcaster announced today. Milan, in 1998, is the only other Italian city to have The MTV Europe Music Awards will return to Ita ...

  46. Stars Line Up for Quincy Jones Concert

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple and eBay have joined Yahoo! and MTV as media partners for Quincy Jones' "We Are the Future" (WAF) concert, scheduled Sunday in Rome, Italy. The event will raise funds to help children in war-rav Apple and eBay have joined Yaho ...

  47. Stars Line Up for Quincy Jones Concert

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple and eBay have joined Yahoo! and MTV as media partners for Quincy Jones' "We Are the Future" (WAF) concert, scheduled Sunday in Rome, Italy. The event will raise funds to help children in war-rav Apple and eBay have joined Yaho ...

  48. New West Buys Vic Chesnutt Sets

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New West Records has acquired the first four albums by Athens, Ga., singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt and will reissue them June 15. New West Records has acquired the first four albums by Athens, Ga., singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt and will reissue t ...

  49. Fuse Backs A Perfect Circle Trek

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Video channel to sponsor U.S. spring tour A Perfect Circle will hit the road on a U.S. spring tour that will be sponsored by cable music video channel Fuse. Kicking off March 18 in Salt Lake City, the run is expected to last through an April 16 co ...

  50. Fuse Backs A Perfect Circle Trek

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Video channel to sponsor spring outing A Perfect Circle will hit the road on a U.S. spring tour that will be sponsored by cable music video channel Fuse. Kicking off March 18 in Salt Lake City, the run is expected to last through an April 16 conce ...

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