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  1. Jake Gold, Graham Henderson To Be Honored at 2013 Canadian Music Week

    November 14, 2012 9:43 AM EST Canadian music industry veterans Jake Gold and Graham Henderson will both be recognized for their major contributions to the music industry over the decades at two separate events taking place during Toronto's Canadian Music Week, March 19 -2 ...

  2. Can Sean Paul Find 'Dutty Rock' Success Once Again?

    October 19, 2012 9:30 AM EDT Get(ing) Busy: Sean Paul has just released Tomahawk Technique on VP/Atlantic records. For his fifth album "Tomahawk Technique" (VP/Atlantic) released last month, Grammy award winner Sean Paul recruited a cadre of international hit-making ...

  3. Marianas Trench Leads Drake, Justin Bieber With Seven Noms in Canada's MuchMusic Video Awards

    May 15, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Pop band Marianas Trench has emerged with seven nominations for the 2012 MuchMusic Video Awards, topping other nominees such as Drake, Justin Bieber, Nickelback and Simple Plan. The annual awards will be broadcast live June 17 at MuchMusic, housed ...

  4. Adele, Feist, Melanie Fiona, Gary Slaight Honored at Juno Awards Gala Dinner

    March 31, 2012 10:45 PM EDT For the second time in the Juno Awards 41-year history, the annual celebration of Canadian music was held in the nation's capital of Ottawa, beginning with the private gala dinner at the Ottawa Convention Centre on Saturday evening at which t ...

  5. Canadian Music Week: 15 Things You Should Know About the Canadian Music Business

    March 21, 2012 12:50 PM EDT Canada is hot. The market north of the border continues to yield talent that scales the Billboard charts and drives sales worldwide, from Justin Bieber to Michael Bublé, Drake to Deadmau5, Avril Lavigne to Arcade Fire. These acts, among many other ...

  6. Simple Plan to Receive Humanitarian Honor at 2012 Juno Awards

    February 27, 2012 11:10 AM EST The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has decided to honor Montreal pop-rock band Simple Plan with the 2012 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the 2012 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards March 31 in Ottawa, Canada's capital.Ã ...

  7. Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber Win at MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 20, 2011 9:00 AM EDT A green-haired Lady Gaga did not go home green with envy at last night's 2011 MuchMusic Video Awards. The Queen of Pop and Mother of Monsters won International Video of the Year for "Judas" and UR Fave International Video for " ...

  8. The .Biz Q&A: Sheila Sullivan, MuchMusic Video Awards Exec. Producer

    June 17, 2011 4:35 PM EDT The Fame Game: Lady Gaga performing at the 2010 MuchMusic Video Awards is back again this year. (Photo: MuchMusic) Canada's 22nd annual MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVAs) is airing live this Sunday (June 19) on Fuse in the U.S. and MuchMusic in C ...

  9. Simple Plan Donates Song Proceeds To Cancer Charities

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When Simple Plan singer Pierre Bouvier discovered in 2006 that his 28-year-old brother, Jay, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the artist turned to songwriting as a method of therapy. "It hit me hard," Bouvier tells Billboard. &qu ...

  10. Atlantic Rolls Out Content Aggregator

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Atlantic Records unveiled a desktop computer application that will aggregate various types of online content related to its artists in one location. Called Fanbase, the desktop widget includes a music player for streaming tracks, chat feature to c ...

  11. Singapore Alliance Promises New Era Of Live Biz

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT SINGfest, the Island Republic's biggest contemporary music festival, looks set to become even bigger with an alliance between brand-led event and digital content company All the Worlds, a Universal Music Group joint-venture company, and Asian ...

  12. 30 Seconds To Mars Land 4 Kerrang! Noms

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars are battling with U.K. rock act Bullet For My Valentine in the Kerrang! Awards, with both groups securing four nominations. The two bands will go head to head in two categories including best single, ...

  13. Exile Wins Big At MTV Japan Awards

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Male R&B vocal group Exile were the big winners at this year's edition of the MTV Video Music Awards Japan, which were presented May 31 at the Saitama Super Arena north of Tokyo. The group, which is signed to Tokyo-based label Avex, bagge ...

  14. Offishal, Hedley, Simple Plan Set For MuchMusic Awards

    May 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Emerging hip-hop star Kardinal Offishal with Akon, rock band Hedley and Simple Plan will be among the acts to play live at the 2008 MuchMusic Video Awards. International acts playing the show include Rihanna, Girlicious and Sean Kingston. The awar ...

  15. MusicMusic Award Nominations For Avril, Feist

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne, Feist and Hedley are among the nominees for MuchMusic's People's Choice Awards, to be handed out during the broadcaster's 19th annual MuchMusic Video Awards on June 19. Lavigne and Feist do battle in the favorite Cana ...

  16. Wyclef, The Bravery, Flo Rida Sign On For MTVU Fest

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Wyclef Jean, the Bravery, Flo Rida, Cobra Starship, Simple Plan, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Lloyd, the Spill Canvas and All Time Low, among others, will perform as part of MTVU's 2008 Campus Invasion Music Festival. This year's Campus Invas ...

  17. Guns N' Roses Set For First African Concerts

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Guns N' Roses will play their first-ever African shows when they headline My Coke Fest 2007. The rock group tops a bill that so far includes Evanescence and Hoobastank at Johannesburg's New Market Racecourse on April 27 and Cape Town ...

  18. Atlantic Promotes Karp To A&R Helm

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST Most recently senior VP at Lava. Andy Karp has been promoted to the post of head of A&R for Atlantic Records. He is based at the company's New York headquarters and reports to Atlantic chairman/CEO Craig Kallman and president Julie Greenw ...

  19. Flom Helms Virgin Record America

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jason Flom, former co-chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records Group, replaces Matt Serletic as chairman/CEO of Virgin Records in America effective immediately. Jason Flom, former co-chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records Group, replaces Matt Serletic as chairm ...

  20. Flom In At Virgin

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jason Flom, former co-chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records Group, will replace Matt Serletic as chairman/CEO of Virgin Records in America, Billboard has learned. According to sources close to the deal, Fl Jason Flom, former co-chairman/CEO of Atlantic ...

  21. Hurricane Threatens Latin VMAs

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Show moved to Oct. 19. The 2005 MTV Latin America Video Music Awards have been moved up a day with the threat of Hurricane Wilma. The awards, taking place at Playa del Carmen in the Mexican Caribbean, will now be held and pre-taped on Oct. 19, and ...

  22. Lava Folded Into Atlantic

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Staffers let go except for A&R, promo. Lava Records, home to such artists as Simple Plan, the Click 5 and Antigone Rising, has officially been folded into Atlantic Records. As part of the process, Lava staffers, outside of personnel in the ...

  23. Shakira Claims Six MTV Latin Nominations

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Video awards held Oct. 20 in Mexico. With six nods, Colombian songstress Shakira tops the list of nominees for the fourth annual MTV Video Music Awards Latin America. Shakira is up for artist of the year and best female artist. She has nominations ...

  24. Atlantic's Jason Flom Exits

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has confirmed that Jason Flom is out as chairman/CEO of The Atlantic Records Group 17 months after he was named to the post. NEW YORK -- Warner Music Group has confirmed that Jason Flom is out as chairman/CEO of The Atlantic Rec ...

  25. Atlantic's Jason Flom Exits

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has confirmed that Jason Flom is out as chairman/CEO of The Atlantic Records Group 17 months after he was named to the post. Craig Kallman--formerly co-chairman and COO of the label Warner Music Group has confirmed that Jason Fl ...

  26. MTV Latin Video Music Awards Confirm Talent

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shakira, Foo Fighters among first round of acts. Colombian superstar Shakira along with Good Charlotte, Simple Plan and Foo Fighters are the first round of talent confirmed to perform at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America. The VMALAs, n ...

  27. K-OS Wins Big At MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Performers included the Killers, Black Eyed Peas. Toronto hip hopper K-OS, whose real name is Kevin Brereton, was the big winner last night (June 19) at the 2005 MuchMusic Video Awards held at the CHUM Ltd. headquarters in downtown Toronto. The th ...

  28. Cell Phone Is Newest Star On Touring Circuit

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Top 40 radio station WHTZ (Z100) New York rounded up some of the format's biggest stars for its annual Zootopia concert May 22 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. But the real s Top 40 radio station WHTZ (Z100) New York ...

  29. Live Half Hour Concert Series To Air On MTV

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scheduled to perform are Good Charlotte, Black Eyed Peas. MTV and branded entertainment company Fearless Entertainment and have teamed again with Hard Rock International and Nokia to produce an original live music series. Formerly called Hard Rock ...

  30. Dave Matthews Band Offers AOL Webcast

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Live music series continues with Coldplay. The Dave Matthews Band performed a rare and intimate show for AOL Music Live, May 9 at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom. This show was Webcast live and fans could tune in to hear a simultaneous audio bro ...

  31. Dave Matthews Band Offers AOL Webcast

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Live music series continues with Coldplay. The Dave Matthews Band performed a rare and intimate show for AOL Music Live, May 9 at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom. This show was Webcast live and fans could tune in to hear a simultaneous audio bro ...

  32. Avril Takes Juno Hat Trick

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With three awards, Avril Lavigne led the pack at Canada's 34th Annual Juno Awards, held last night (April 3) at Winnipeg's MTS Centre. Lavigne, who is currently on tour in Asia, won artist of the year With three awards, Avril Lavigne led ...

  33. Simple, Charlotte Ready To Rock

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Co-headining tour starts May 3. Rock acts Simple Plan and Good Charlotte are coming together for a co-headlining tour this spring. The trek begins May 3 in Kansas City and continues through June 5. Exact venue and schedule information will be anno ...

  34. Avril Tops Juno Noms

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada's 2005 Juno Awards, which will take place April 3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada ...

  35. Avril Tops Juno Noms

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Canadian honors set for April 3. With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada's 2005 Juno Awards, which will take place April 3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Lavigne is nominated for artist and songwriter of t ...

  36. WMG Offers Videos Via Verizon

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clips part of V CAST broadband service. Warner Music Group has agreed to provide Verizon Wireless subscribers with access to its music video catalog as part of the mobile operator's V CAST mulitmedia content service. The move makes WMG the fi ...

  37. R. Kelly, Jay-Z Take 'Business' To No. 1

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST A $75 million feud isn't enough to keep R. Kelly and Jay-Z from the top of The Billboard 200 with the ironically titled "Unfinished Business" (Jive/Def Jam/IDJMG). The duo's second and highest-chartin A $75 million feud isn ...

  38. R. Kelly, Jay-Z Take 'Business' To No. 1

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST A $75 million feud isn't enough to keep R. Kelly and Jay-Z from the top of The Billboard 200 with the ironically titled "Unfinished Business" (Jive/Def Jam/IDJMG). The duo's second and highest-chartin A $75 million feud isn ...

  39. Simple Plan Links With Verizon Wireless

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simple Plan is teaming with Verizon Wireless for its upcoming tour. The first leg of the outing -- which is in support of the Lava album "Still Not Getting Any ..." -- starts Oct. 30 at the Ogden Thea Simple Plan is teaming with Verizon ...

  40. Simple Plan Links With Verizon Wireless

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simple Plan is teaming with Verizon Wireless for its upcoming tour. The first leg of the outing -- which is in support of the Lava album "Still Not Getting Any ..." -- starts Oct. 30 at the Ogden Thea Simple Plan is teaming with Verizon ...

  41. Lava Names Trink As First-Ever GM

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lava Records has named Lee Trink to the newly created position of GM. He reports to Lava president and founder Jason Flom, who added the title of chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records earlier this year. Lava Records has named Lee Trink to the newly cre ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. 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 ...