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  1. Sony To Release New Prince Album

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Prince has signed a worldwide P&D deal for his "Musicology" album with Sony Music Entertainment. The album will come out in the United States on April 20 on NPG/Columbia. Prince has signed a worldwide P&D deal for his "M ...

  2. Sony Corp., McDonald's Plan Download Promo

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. is planning an ambitious download giveaway in partnership with McDonald's as part of the upcoming rollout of digital music service Connect, sources confirm. Sony Corp. is planning an ambitious download giveaway in partnership with ...

  3. Sony Corp., McDonald's Plan Download Promo

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. is planning an ambitious download giveaway in partnership with McDonald's as part of the upcoming rollout of digital music service Connect, sources confirm. Sony Corp. is planning an ambitious download giveaway in partnership with ...

  4. Sprint, BMG Ink Master-Tones Deal

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Britney, Pink, Strokes among acts contributing music. Britney, Pink, Strokes among acts contributing music. News ...

  5. Sony U.K. Names Key Business Development Exec

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music U.K. has upped Pete Leggatt to the new position of GM of business development. Sony Music U.K. has upped Pete Leggatt to the new position of GM of business development. Reporting to VP of strategic marketing Graham Samuels, Leggatt take ...

  6. Best Buy, Sony Team For Promo Offer

    March 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Best Buy and Sony Pictures have partnered for a DVD promotional giveaway offer. Best Buy and Sony Pictures have partnered for a DVD promotional giveaway offer. A 10-minute preview of Sony's "Hellboy," opening in U.S. theaters April ...

  7. Sony Corp. Unveils Personalized Mobile Radio

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio" service to mobile phones that consumers can tailor to their own tastes. Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio&q ...

  8. Sony Corp. Unveils Personalized Mobile Radio

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio" service to mobile phones that consumers can tailor to their own tastes. Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio&q ...

  9. Sony Corp. Unveils Personalized Mobile Radio

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio" service to mobile phones that consumers can tailor to their own tastes. Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio&q ...

  10. Jordan Katz To Head BMG Distribution

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST With the dismantling of Arista underway, senior VP of sales Jordan Katz has been promoted to executive VP/GM of BMG Distribution. He succeeds Pete Jones, who plans to retire March 31 as president/CEO With the dismantling of Arista underway, senior ...

  11. Sony U.K. Eyes George Michael 'Duets' Set

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music U.K. chairman/CEO Rob Stringer tells Billboard.biz that the company is planning to release a duets set by George Michael as the follow-up to his "Patience" album, which is released in the U Sony Music U.K. chairman/CEO Rob Str ...

  12. Sony U.K. Eyes George Michael 'Duets' Set

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music U.K. chairman/CEO Rob Stringer tells Billboard.biz that the company is planning to release a duets set by George Michael as the follow-up to his "Patience" album, which is released in the U Sony Music U.K. chairman/CEO Rob Str ...

  13. Execs Split Sony, Universal In Germany

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The German affiliates of Sony Music and Universal Music each lost a key executive today (March 12). The German affiliates of Sony Music and Universal Music each lost a key executive today (March 12). In a surprise move, Volker Neumüller, GM of Epi ...

  14. Bell Tolls For Arista Records

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Staffers and artists at Arista Records are awaiting word about their future as the label prepares for a massive restructuring, sources say. Most of Arista's 170 staffers are expected to be let go. Staffers and artists at Arista Records are aw ...

  15. Bell Tolls For Arista Records

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Staffers and artists at Arista Records are awaiting word about their future as the label prepares for a massive restructuring, sources say. Most of Arista's 170 staffers are expected to be let go. Staffers and artists at Arista Records are aw ...

  16. Aussie Online Stores Bring In Majors

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music has become the fifth record company to sign on for the download service from Australian telecommunication giant Telstra, BigPondMusic.com. Universal Music has become the fifth record company to sign on for the download service from ...

  17. Aussie Online Stores Bring In Majors

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music has become the fifth record company to sign on for the download service from Australian telecommunication giant Telstra, BigPondMusic.com. Universal Music has become the fifth record company to sign on for the download service from ...

  18. Richard Griffiths Setting Up Sony Imprint In U.K.

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Industry veteran Richard Griffiths is preparing to launch an imprint through Sony in the United Kingdom. He is also consulting on an A&R basis for Sony Music U.S. president Don Ienner. Industry veteran Richard Griffiths is preparing to lau ...

  19. Sony Taps Ellis As Urban Music GM

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Urban Music has named Lisa Ellis general manager. NEW YORK-- Sony Urban Music has named Lisa Ellis general manager. In the newly-created position, Ellis will SUM's oversee day-to-day operations. She also will work with Sony's U.S. l ...

  20. RCA Victor Back Under Jeb Hart

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Arista label group to regain classic imprint name. Arista label group to regain classic imprint name. News ...

  21. Sony Ups Ellis To Urban GM

    March 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music's Lisa Ellis has been promoted to the new position of GM of Sony Urban Music. Based in New York, Ellis reports to Sony Music U.S. president Don Ienner. Sony Music's Lisa Ellis has been promoted to the new position of GM of Son ...

  22. Stringer: DRM Is Crucial To Industry's Future

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST While content will remain "king," the future for music and film companies increasingly lies in DRM (digital rights management), Howard Stringer, chairman/CEO of Sony Corp. of America and vice chairman While content will remain "king ...

  23. Stringer: DRM Is Crucial To Industry's Future

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST While content will remain "king," the future for music and film companies increasingly lies in DRM (digital rights management), Howard Stringer, chairman/CEO of Sony Corp. of America and vice chairman While content will remain "king ...

  24. OD2 France Adds Sony To Its Major Offering

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with the French affiliate of Sony, paving the way for the digital wholesaler to offer content in that market from all five of the majors through its partner si OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with ...

  25. OD2 France Adds Sony To Its Major Offering

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with the French affiliate of Sony, paving the way for the digital wholesaler to offer content in that market from all five of the majors through its partner si OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with ...

  26. Nude Records Founder Launches New U.K. Label

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Altered States to be distributed by Pinnacle, Sony. Altered States to be distributed by Pinnacle, Sony. News ...

  27. Tuned In: Radio

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel, Sony Music and Winterfresh gum have launched Radio Star, a 14-week talent search. Clear Channel, Sony Music and Winterfresh gum have launched Radio Star, a 14-week talent search. News ...

  28. Key Execs To Take Part In Music & Money Symposium

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music International president Rick Dobbis, Clear Channel Entertainment CEO Brian Becker and EMI Music Publishing CEO Martin Bandier are among the key executives set to participate in the third an Sony Music International president Rick Dobbis ...

  29. Sony Cancels MP3 Player Launch

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. has canceled the planned sale this spring in Japan of two portable MP3 digital music players because of problems with the built-in FM radio tu Japanese electronics and entertainment company ...

  30. Sony Cancels MP3 Player Launch

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. has canceled the planned sale this spring in Japan of two portable MP3 digital music players because of problems with the built-in FM radio tu Japanese electronics and entertainment company ...

  31. Sony On Board Aussie Destra Download Service

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Australia has become the third key label -- and second major -- to sign-up for digital rights management (DRM) provider Destra Corporation's online music store. The pact will see Destra sel Sony Music Australia has become the third ...

  32. Koch Inks Handful Of New Acts

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Koch Records has signed a number of new acts, including several former major-label artists. The label has inked pop vocalist Melissa Manchester, singer/songwriter Abra Moore, funk-rock act Jimmie's Ch Koch Records has signed a number of new a ...

  33. Elvis Crespo Jumps To OLE Music

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Merengue star Elvis Crespo has signed with OLE Music. Crespo, who was formerly on Sony Discos, will announce his move in a press conference tomorrow (Feb. 18). He plans to release a new album in May. Merengue star Elvis Crespo has signed with OLE ...

  34. Darkness Shines At U.K.'s Brit Awards

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band at the Brit Awards today (Feb. 17) at London's Earls Court, taking three major trophies. The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band ...

  35. EC Confirms Investigation Into Sony-BMG Merger

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Confirming information first revealed on Billboard.biz, the European Commission announced today (Feb. 12) that its competition department is to open an in-depth probe into the proposed merger of the m Confirming information first revealed on Billb ...

  36. EC Confirms Extended Investigation Into Sony-BMG Merger

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Confirming information first revealed on Billboard.biz, the European Commission announced today (Feb. 12) that its competition department is to open an in-depth probe into the proposed merger of the m Confirming information first revealed on Billb ...

  37. Soundbuzz Australia MD Hoppe Quits

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Andrew Hoppe, Sydney-based managing director of the Australian operations of Asia-Pacific digital-music services company Soundbuzz, has left the company. He is expected to be announced next week as di Andrew Hoppe, Sydney-based managing director o ...

  38. Soundbuzz Australia MD Hoppe Quits

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Andrew Hoppe, Sydney-based managing director of the Australian operations of Asia-Pacific digital-music services company Soundbuzz, has left the company. He is expected to be announced next week as di Andrew Hoppe, Sydney-based managing director o ...

  39. Clear Channel, Sony Start Talent Contest

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST 'Radio Star' winner gets Sony label deal. 'Radio Star' winner gets Sony label deal. News ...

  40. Reid Confirmed As IDJ Chairman

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Antonio "L.A." Reid is back. Less than one month after losing his job atop Arista Records, Reid has been named chairman of Universal Music Group's Island Def Jam label. He replaces Lyor Cohen, who lef Antonio "L.A." Reid i ...

  41. Sony Initiative To Push Legal Downloads At Schools

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony program aims to stem illegal downloading. Sony program aims to stem illegal downloading. News ...

  42. Lack Backs RIAA Lawsuits

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Andrew Lack took entertainment attorneys to task for not "taking action against online piracy," during his keynote delivered at the 6th annual Entertainment Law I Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CE ...

  43. Sony Campaign To Push Legal Downloads At Schools

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Andrew Lack debuted a new program aimed to stem the tide of illegal downloading on college campuses during the Entertainment Law Initiative luncheon on Friday (Fe Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Andrew L ...

  44. Producer Millar Acquires Sony Studios

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Top U.K. producer Robin Millar has paid a reported £3 million ($5.45 million) for Sony Studios on Whitfield Street in London, which opened in 1965 as CBS Studios before it was acquired by Sony Co Top U.K. producer Robin Millar has paid a ...

  45. Update: Arista, RCA/J, Jive Under Clive's Control

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG, which is continuing to streamline its operations ahead of a merger with Sony Music, has tapped Clive Davis as chairman/CEO of BMG North America. The restructuring puts the operations of Arista, R BMG, which is continuing to streamline its ope ...

  46. Update: Arista, RCA/J, Jive Under Clive's Control

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG, which is continuing to streamline its operations ahead of a merger with Sony Music, has tapped Clive Davis as chairman/CEO of BMG North America. The restructuring puts the operations of Arista, R BMG, which is continuing to streamline its ope ...

  47. EC Moving To 'Phase 2' On Sony/BMG

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger between the music divisions of Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger ...

  48. EC Moving To 'Phase 2' On Sony/BMG

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger between the music divisions of Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger ...

  49. Little Richard To Keynote SXSW

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote address at the South By Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. He replaces former Arista Records president/CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid as the keynote Little Richard will deliver the keyn ...

  50. Little Richard To Keynote SXSW

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote address at the South By Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. He replaces former Arista Records president/CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid as the keynote Little Richard will deliver the keyn ...

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