Social Issues

  1. Eagle Rock, Death Row Enter Two Separate Pacts

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eagle Rock Entertainment will be representing Death Row Records' audio catalog releases outside of North America and Canada beginning April 1, 2006. Exact releases under the pact have not yet been dis Eagle Rock Entertainment will be represen ...

  2. House Panel Proposes Cuts In Public Broadcasting

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT PBS, NPR run advocacy spots in response. PBS, NPR run advocacy spots in response. News ...

  3. U2 Awarded Nordoff-Robbins Lifetime Accolade

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Charity also honors Bob Geldof. Charity also honors Bob Geldof. News Bob Geldof ...

  4. Italian Officials Bust P2P Network

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Officials from Italy's postal police division have uncovered an illegal file-sharing network involving some 100,000 individuals, including schoolteachers and college students. MILAN -- Officials from Italy's postal police division have u ...

  5. Infinity Picks VP For Jack Format

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dallas programmer gets national role. Infinity continues to step up its commitment to the Jack format. On June 3, it flipped longtime oldies signals WCBS New York and WJMK Chicago. Today it named Kurt Johnson VP of programming for its Jack station ...

  6. Coldplay

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Clearly crafted for maximum impact across a wide-ranging demographic, the sonic evolution of the band's latest is lagging behind. Clearly crafted for maximum impact across a wide-ranging demographic, the sonic evolution of the band's lat ...

  7. Migliacci Splits With Italy's SIAE

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gauriso steps in at financially pressed society. Gauriso steps in at financially pressed society. News ...

  8. Universal Video Creates Multicultural Post

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Studios Home Entertainment (USHE) has named Jeff Herrera to the newly created position of VP of multicultural marketing. Herrera will be in charge of implementing marketing strategies aime Universal Studios Home Entertainment (USHE) has ...

  9. SMEJ Reports Revenue Gains

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Strong performances from downloads, domestic acts. Strong performances from downloads, domestic acts. News ...

  10. Amazon Sales Up In First Quarter

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Profits down without tax benefit. Profits down without tax benefit. News ...

  11. U.K. Court Orders ISPs To Disclose User IDs

    April 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT individuals suspected of illegal file-sharing. 33 individuals suspected of illegal file-sharing. News ...

  12. Spanish Gov't Unveils Anti-Piracy Plan

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Initiative to involve legislation, media. Initiative to involve legislation, media. News ...

  13. Festivals Vet Armando Moreno Dies

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Armando Moreno, founder and president of the International Federation of Festival Organizations, died Monday (April 4) in Los Angeles of a heart attack. He was 84. Armando Moreno, founder and president of the International Federation of Festival O ...

  14. Megadeth Plans 'Gigantour' Fest

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dream Theater, Fear Factory, others on bill. Dream Theater, Fear Factory, others on bill. News ...

  15. Suge Knight Ordered To Pay $107M

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A judge has ordered Marion "Suge" Knight to pay $107 million to a woman who claims she helped the rap mogul start Death Row Records, ruling that Knight and his lawyers failed to answer questions and p LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge has orde ...

  16. Judas Priest Sets U.S. Summer Dates

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Queensryche also on the bill. Queensryche also on the bill. News ...

  17. Suge Knight Ordered To Pay $107M

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Judgment involves establishment of Death Row. Judgment involves establishment of Death Row. News ...

  18. Suge Knight Ordered To Pay $107M

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Judgment involves establishment of Death Row. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge has ordered Marion "Suge" Knight to pay $107 million to a woman who claims she helped the rap mogul start Death Row Records, ruling that Knight and his lawyers fai ...

  19. U.K. Extends Prod'n Tax Relief

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown said March 16 that the United Kingdom's section 48 movie production tax relief will be extended through the end of March 2006. LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brow ...

  20. Artists Support Mandela AIDS Drive

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nelson Mandela joined movie and music stars on Saturday (March 19) at an international concert to raise funds for women in South Africa suffering from HIV/AIDS. Nelson Mandela joined movie and music stars on Saturday (March 19) at an international ...

  21. Artists Support Mandela AIDS Drive

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nelson Mandela joined movie and music stars on Saturday (March 19) at an international concert to raise funds for women in South Africa suffering from HIV/AIDS. Nelson Mandela joined movie and music stars on Saturday (March 19) at an international ...

  22. MTV Ups Roedy, Scannell

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Execs add vice chairman title. Viacom's MTV Networks has named Bill Roedy and Herb Scannell as vice chairmen. The two also continue in their roles as MTV Networks International president and Nickelodeon Networks president, respectively. Both ...

  23. Italian Biz Plans Tsunami Benefit

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bill includes Bocelli, Zucchero. Bill includes Bocelli, Zucchero. News Zucchero ...

  24. German Court Rules Against Neo-Nazi Band

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Germany's Supreme Court on March 10 ruled that a neo-Nazi rock group, Landser, was a criminal organization, upholding the first such judgment in the country against a music group. (Reuters) -- Germany's Supreme Court on March 10 ruled th ...

  25. German Court Rules Against Neo-Nazi Band

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Germany's Supreme Court yesterday (March 10) ruled that a neo-Nazi rock group that spread racial hatred was a criminal organization, upholding the first such judgment in the country against a music ba Germany's Supreme Court yesterday (M ...

  26. German Court Rules Against Neo-Nazi Band

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Germany's Supreme Court yesterday (March 10) ruled that a neo-Nazi rock group, Landser, was a criminal organization, upholding the first such judgment in the country against a music group. Germany's Supreme Court yesterday (March 10) rul ...

  27. Goldberg Joins Air America As CEO

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music vet has history as activist. Music vet has history as activist. News ...

  28. Mary Gauthier

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Challenging and intense, the ex-restaurant owner sings powerful tales of love lost, death, family strife and hope. Challenging and intense, the ex-restaurant owner sings powerful tales of love lost, death, family strife and hope. News ...

  29. SGAE Seeks Spanish Music Presence In U.S.

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Group calls on support from gov't. Group calls on support from gov't. News ...

  30. Amazon Reports Big Q4 Gain

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST E-tailer now deeply in black. E-tailer now deeply in black. News ...

  31. Capitol's Houston Gouges Out Eye

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Self-inflicted injury follows suicide attempt. Self-inflicted injury follows suicide attempt. News ...

  32. Congress

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST This Week's Story: Indecency bill re-introduced This Week's Story: Indecency Bill Re-Introduced By Bill Holland WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., has re-introduced his Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act. The bill would raise i ...

  33. Indecency Bill Re-Introduced

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Legislation would up fines. Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich. has re-introduced his Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act. The bill would raise indecency fines on broadcasters and entertainers to as much as $500,000 per violation. It would also require the Fed ...

  34. ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ten years into its craft, this Texas quartet has made the album of its career. Ten years into its craft, this Texas quartet has made the album of its career. News ...

  35. French Minister Backs Download Biz

    January 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Investment funds for indies in the works. Investment funds for indies in the works. News ...

  36. The Beat

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Virgin Entertainment Group aids tsunami relief efforts by featuring live acts in its 20 North American stores. Read Melinda Newman's column. Virgin Entertainment Group aids tsunami relief efforts by featuring live acts in its 20 North America ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. The Beat

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Virgin Entertainment Group aids tsunami relief efforts by featuring live acts in its 20 North American stores. Read Melinda Newman's column. Virgin Entertainment Group aids tsunami relief efforts by featuring live acts in its 20 North America ...

  39. Top Acts Line Up For Cardiff Tsunami Benefit

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST BPI pledges Brit Awards cash. BPI pledges Brit Awards cash. News ...

  40. MTV Asia Throws Support To Tsunami Aid

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gala will collect funds for relief efforts. Gala will collect funds for relief efforts. News ...

  41. Kazaa Parties, Labels Resume Court Battle Jan. 17

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The federal courtroom in Sydney, where expert witnesses have been battling over peer-to-peer network Kazaa since Nov. 29, is quiet until later this month. NEW YORK -- The federal courtroom in Sydney, where expert witnesses have been battling over ...

  42. Sanders Leaves NMPA For Charity Post

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exec joins Artists Against Hunger and Poverty. Exec joins Artists Against Hunger and Poverty. News Exec ...

  43. Canadian Manager Gets Jail For Sexual Assault

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Quebec-based impresario Guy Cloutier, 64, was sentenced Monday (Dec. 20) in a federal court in Montreal to 26 months in prison for sexual assault. Quebec-based impresario Guy Cloutier, 64, was sentenced Monday (Dec. 20) in a federal court in Montr ...

  44. Canadian Manager Gets Jail For Sexual Assault

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Quebec-based impresario Guy Cloutier, 64, was sentenced Monday (Dec. 20) in a federal court in Montreal to 26 months in prison for sexual assault. Quebec-based impresario Guy Cloutier, 64, was sentenced Monday (Dec. 20) in a federal court in Montr ...

  45. South Africa To Stage Second 46664 Concert

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST A second concert benefiting the Nelson Mandela Foundation's 46664 campaign in the fight against AIDS is set for March 19 at Fancourt in South Africa. The focus of this year's concert will be women and A second concert benefiting the Nels ...

  46. South Africa To Stage Second 46664 Concert

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST A second concert benefiting the Nelson Mandela Foundation's 46664 campaign in the fight against AIDS is set for March 19 at Fancourt in South Africa. The focus of this year's concert will be women and A second concert benefiting the Nels ...

  47. Beans

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Beans proclaims himself "the Ornette Coleman of this rap sh*t, the link between Suicide, Sun Ra and Bambaata." Beans proclaims himself "the Ornette Coleman of this rap sh*t, the link between Suicide, Sun Ra and Bambaata." News ...

  48. N.A. Touring Biz Flat In 2004

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Grosses continue to outperform attendance. Grosses continue to outperform attendance. News ...

  49. Legal Matters

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Before artists and songwriters contribute to a charity CD, they should determine if someone other than a charity will benefit from their donation. Read Susan Butler's column. Before artists and songwriters contribute to a charity CD, they sho ...

  50. Sources: Warner Rock Incubator Inks Label

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST One Eleven Records on board. One Eleven Records on board. News ...

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