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  1. Russell Simmons' ADD52 Partners with Samsung's Milk Music to Develop New Artists (Exclusive)

    July 10, 2014 9:30 AM EDT Music veterans Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind are partnering with the world's leading smartphone manufacturer to help develop new artists. Russell Simmons, Steve Rifkind, Brian Robbins Launch All Def Music Label Through Universal ADD52, th ...

  2. Decoding the Apple-Samsung Patent Dispute

    May 04, 2014 2:01 PM EDT Apple and Samsung are suing each other in courts and trade offices around the world, each making claims that the other copied patented mobile device features. The companies' most-recent legal tussle all but concluded on Friday, when a Califor ...

  3. John Legend, Samsung Align For Tour Dates, Social Media Partnership (Exclusive)

    November 07, 2013 8:01 PM EST John Legend has teamed with Samsung for a series of five concerts on his Made to Love Tour this month, beginning with Sunday’s (Nov. 10) show in Chicago, for the Legend and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear fan sweepstakes. One fan in each o ...

  4. Why T-Mobile And Shakira Might Be Prepping a Jay Z/Samsung Deal

    October 10, 2013 5:33 PM EDT When T-Mobile was prepping the news of its unlimited international data plan, announced Oct. 9 in New York’s Bryant Park, the fourth-largest phone carrier was looking for a global celebrity who could communicate such a compelling new offering. ...

  5. Icona Pop Teams With Absolut For Music Video, Ad Campaign (Exclusive)

    September 12, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Icona Pop is about to host a “Paris Is Burning”-esque vogue-off in their latest video for “All Night,” which Billboard exclusively teases below. In the clip, which was filmed in New York and inspired by the city’s “house ballroom” culture, Icona ...

  6. Samsung Reports Record Profits, Shares Tumble on Smartphone Outlook

    July 05, 2013 8:05 AM EDT Samsung Electronics Co. reported record quarterly profit Friday but its shares tumbled on doubts its mainstay smartphone business can maintain rapid growth. Samsung Electronics Co. on Friday estimated its April-June operating profit at a record ...

  7. RIAA Updates Rules Before Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta'

    July 01, 2013 8:35 PM EDT The RIAA has heard Jay-Z's #newrules loud and clear. The music industry's trade organization will update its policies to allow its digital album certifications to be handed out upon release date, rather than after the 30-day waiting pe ...

  8. Jay-Z's New Blueprint: The Billboard Cover Story

    June 21, 2013 3:58 PM EDT Not only did Samsung score exclusive access to Jay-Z's first solo album in four years, the consumer electronics behemoth inspired the multi-hyphenate rapper to do something he'd done even less frequently -- tweet. "If 1 Million ...

  9. Samsung to Double Music Hub Staff as Part of Media Push

    March 15, 2013 9:13 PM EDT Above: Lisa Tiver (left) Samsung Music Hub's senior VP of business development, and Ed Ho, Music Hub chief technology officer and co-founder of mSpot Inc. (Photo: mSpot Inc.) Samsung’s Music Hub service is planning to double its Silicon Val ...

  10. Universal Launches Pan-African Mobile Streaming Service Kleek

    March 13, 2013 1:01 PM EDT Universal Music Group has teamed with Samsung to launch a pan-African mobile music service entitled the Kleek, which was officially unveiled today (Mar. 13) at the Samsung Africa Forum in Cape Town, South Africa. The free to access service is to ...

  11. Samsung Launches U.S. Music Hub With Cloud Storage, Streaming, Radio, Store

    August 01, 2012 8:18 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Samsung launched its Music Hub service in the U.S. on Tuesday. It's an effort to capture some of the buzz around Spotify with a feature that combines a cloud music locker, unlimited song streaming, a radio player and a mus ...

  12. Samsung Acquires mSpot, Cloud-Based Service Provider

    May 11, 2012 2:41 PM EDT Samsung Electronics has announced it is acquiring mSpot, Inc., a mobile cloud-based content service provider. The acquisition will provide allow users of Samsung devices to access digital content, including music, video and radio Though no purchas ...

  13. Samsung, Chevrolet, Foursquare, John Mayer Led SXSWi Social Media Chatter

    March 15, 2012 7:56 AM EDT South by Southwest Interactive conference is over, but a few top brands and companies left a considerable trail of social media chatter in their wake. Samsung, Twitter, YouTube, Foursquare and Chevrolet were among the brands that got the most soci ...

  14. Keith Urban Teams With AT&T, Samsung for 'Get Closer' Tour

    June 09, 2011 8:57 AM EDT Keith Urban has inked an integrated sponsorship deal with AT&T and Samsung for his upcoming "Get Closer" 2011 World Tour, it was announced today. The agreement includes AT&T/Samsung's naming rights as presenting sponsor and ...

  15. MTV's Music Meter Expanding To Select Samsung TVs

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST MTV is expanding its Music Meter artist discovery service to Internet-connected TVs manufactured by Samsung. Under the deal, Samsung will include the Music Meter on select HDTVs, as well as Blu-ray players and home thearter systems through its Sam ...

  16. Samsung Aims To Treble Smartphone Sales In 2010

    February 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday (Feb. 4) it aimed to treble smartphone shipments this year to more than 18 million units, as the world's second-biggest cellphone maker (behind Nokia) scrambles to make a mark in ...

  17. Samsung, Bebo Form Music Partnership

    May 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Samsung Mobile U.K. has formed a strategic partnership with social networking site Bebo, which will include the launch of live music events, a new music show on Bebo and Samsung content on Bebo's music homepage. Starting with an event on June ...

  18. Sony Corp Reports Loss

    May 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp reported a second straight quarterly loss hurt by a firmer yen, sluggish sales and restructuring costs, and it projected another year of red ink during which it will close eight factories worldwide. Consumer electronics makers around the ...

  19. Sony Swings To Q3 Operating Loss As Demand Wilts

    January 29, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp swung to a quarterly operating loss and reiterated a forecast for its first annual loss in 14 years, battered by a firmer yen and weaker demand while highlighting deepening woes at the electronics conglomerate. The loss announcement was ...

  20. Inaugural Musink Festival Tour Canceled

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST The inaugural Samsung Mobile Musink Tattoo and Music Festival has been canceled, according to organizers, who cite the "current economic climate" as the primary factor. Social Distortion and Motorhead were tapped to headline the tour, wh ...

  21. Social Distortion, Motorhead To Anchor Musink Tour

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Social Distortion and Motorhead have been tapped to headline the inaugural 25-city Samsung Mobile Musink Tattoo and Music Festival, which will also feature popular tattoo artist and cable TV personality Kat Von D on all dates. An official itinerar ...

  22. Carey, Rimes, Nas Bolster Samsung Outing

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey, Gavin Rossdale, LeAnn Rimes, Nelly and Nas, among others, will perform as part of the second annual Samsung AT&T Summer Krush, a free summer concert series designed to highlight Samsung's music-centric BlackJack II mobile ph ...

  23. QOTSA Nixes Samsung/AT&T Concert Appearance

    August 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Queens Of The Stone Age will not be playing the inaugural Samsung/AT&T Summer Krush concert series. Organizers tell Billboard.biz that the rock act, which was scheduled to play the free series' Aug. 13 opener at the Music Box at the Fonda ...

  24. Samsung, AT&T Partner For Summer Concerts

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Queens of the Stone Age, Ludacris, the Bravery, Kinky, Big & Rich, the All-American Rejects and Plain White T's will perform as part of the inaugural Samsung/AT&T Summer Krush, a free summer concert series designed to highlight a line ...

  25. Samsung, MusicNet Team

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mobile phone manufacturer Samsung has teamed with MusicNet to offer a portable music subscription service designed specifically for select handsets. Compatible phones must have the Samsung Media Studio software installed to access the service. The ...

  26. Girls Aloud Seal Samsung Deal

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. division of Korean electronics giant Samsung has unveiled a new commercial deal with Polydor Records, a subsidiary of Universal Music U.K., and one of its leading female pop acts, Girls Aloud. The agreement, clinched earlier this month (J ...

  27. Beyonce Links With Samsung

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce has agreed to be the face of the new Samsung Ultra Music phone. The singer will play a featured role in Samsung's advertising, including TV, print and other spots. Additionally her latest single "Irreplaceable" will be embed ...

  28. Samsung, MusicNet Ready European Music Store

    September 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Samsung Electronics is teaming with MusicNet to launch a new online music store in Europe, as a companion to a forthcoming line-up of portable media players from the consumer electronics giant. Samsung Electronics is teaming with MusicNet to launc ...

  29. Samsung, MusicNet Ready European Music Store

    September 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Samsung Electronics is teaming with MusicNet to launch a new online music store in Europe, as a companion to a forthcoming line-up of portable media players from the consumer electronics giant. Samsung Electronics is teaming with MusicNet to launc ...

  30. New XM Handhelds Include MP3 Players

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pioneer, Samsung unveiled the portables at CES. Pioneer, Samsung unveiled the portables at CES. News ...

  31. Making The Brand

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Samsung Electronics and the critically acclaimed PBS concert series "Soundstage" have joined forces for an advertising and marketing partnership with strong musical synergy. Read Michael Paoletta's co Samsung Electronics and the cri ...

  32. Bon Jovi To Kick Off HDTV Concert Series

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Samsung, OnlyCableCan team for initiative. Samsung, OnlyCableCan team for initiative. News ...