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  1. IFPI Launches Massive P2P Strike

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The international recorded music industry is raising the stakes in its battle against online music file sharing. In its latest round of civil suits, the IFPI's national trade group members have launch LONDON -- The international recorded musi ...

  2. Copenhagen To Host 2006 MTV EMAs

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Danish capital Copenhagen will host the 13th annual MTV Europe Music Awards on Nov. 9, 2006, the pan-European music broadcaster said today (Nov. 17). Details on the venue will be announced shortly The Danish capital Copenhagen will host the 13 ...

  3. IFPI Launches Biggest P2P Strike

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The international recorded music industry is raising the stakes in its battle against online music file sharing. In its latest round of civil suits, the IFPI's national trade group members have launch The international recorded music industry ...

  4. IFPI Launches Biggest P2P Strike

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The international recorded music industry is raising the stakes in its battle against online music file sharing. In its latest round of civil suits, the IFPI's national trade group members have launch The international recorded music industry ...

  5. Zeppelin, Gergiev Win Polar Music Prize

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previous winners include McCartney, Elton John. Legendary rock act Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor and artistic director Valery Gergiev were named laureates of the prestigious Polar Music Prize for 2006 yesterday (Nov. 7) in Stockholm by Ake Ho ...

  6. Zeppelin, Gergiev Win Polar Music Prize

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previous winners include McCartney, Elton John. Legendary rock act Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor and artistic director Valery Gergiev were named laureates of the prestigious Polar Music Prize for 2006 yesterday (Nov. 7) in Stockholm by Ake Ho ...

  7. Timbuktu Wins Two At Sweden's Publishing Awards

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hip hop artist Timbuktu scooped two awards last night (Oct. 27) at author's body Svenska Musikförläggareföreningen's third annual Swedish Music Publishers Awards, held in Stockholm. Hip hop artist Timbuktu scoo ...

  8. Depeche Mode's 'Angel' Flies High In Europe

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode makes a triumphant return to claim the top spot on European Top 100 Albums, after topping the charts in a string of markets. The British alternative rock veteran's latest set "Playing the Depeche Mode makes a triumphant retu ...

  9. Depeche Mode's 'Angel' Flies High In Europe

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode makes a triumphant return to claim the top spot on European Top 100 Albums, after topping the charts in a string of markets. Depeche Mode makes a triumphant return to claim the top spot on European Top 100 Albums, after topping the ch ...

  10. Clear Channel Opens Hong Kong Office

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Live-music company Clear Channel Entertainment launched its Hong Kong office Oct. 4 with the appointment of Colleen Ironside as the group's senior VP of pan-Asia booking. LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Live-music company Clear Channel Ent ...

  11. Clear Channel Opens Hong Kong Office

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Colleen Ironside in charge of pan-Asia booking. Live-music company Clear Channel Entertainment launched its Hong Kong office today (Oct. 4) with the appointment of Colleen Ironside as the group's senior VP of pan-Asia booking. Ironside, forme ...

  12. Clear Channel Opens Hong Kong Office

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Colleen Ironside in charge of pan-Asia booking. Live-music company Clear Channel Entertainment launched its Hong Kong office today (Oct. 4) with the appointment of Colleen Ironside as the group's senior VP of pan-Asia booking. Ironside, forme ...

  13. 'ABBA - The Movie' Ready For DVD Release

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Film documents band's 1977 Australian tour. "ABBA - The Movie," the documentary about the Swedish band's 1977 Australian tour, is about to be released on DVD for the first time. It will be available first in Europe on Sept. 26, ...

  14. 'ABBA - The Movie' Ready For DVD Release

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Film documents band's 1977 Australian tour. "ABBA - The Movie," the documentary about the Swedish band's 1977 Australian tour, is about to be released on DVD for the first time. It will be available first in Europe on Sept. 26, ...

  15. Hendrix Heirs After Purple Haze Again

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following its victory over Purple Haze Records earlier this year, Seattle-based Experience Hendrix filed a second suit Sept. 12 to stop the marketing and sales of all unauthorized Jimi Hendrix recordi NEW YORK -- Following its victory over Purple ...

  16. EBay May Buy Skype

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EBay Inc. is in talks to buy Internet-telephone company Skype Technologies SA for $2 billion to $3 billion, according to a published report. STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) -- EBay Inc. is in talks to buy Internet-telephone company Skype Technologies SA fo ...

  17. Hendrix Heirs After Purple Haze Again

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Second suit filed to stop addt'l distribution. Following its victory over Purple Haze Records earlier this year, Seattle-based Experience Hendrix filed a second suit today (Sept. 12) to stop the marketing and sales of all unauthorized Jimi He ...

  18. Marketing, Promo Execs Out At Playground Norway

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Playground Music Scandinavia marketing executive Kai Lofthus and head of promotion Elin Rekdal have exited in a restructuring at the independent company's Norwegian division. Playground Music Scandinavia marketing executive Kai Lofthus and he ...

  19. Swedish Exec Tandan Expands Into Publishing

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Swedish music executive Sanji Tandan is expanding his local independent music concerns into publishing through a pair of acquisitions. Veteran Swedish music executive Sanji Tandan is expanding his local independent music concerns into publ ...

  20. Kobalt, Maratone Ink Admin Pact

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Music Group has signed an exclusive worldwide deal to handle copyright administration for Max Martin's hitmaking production and publishing firm Maratone. Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Musi ...

  21. Kobalt, Maratone Ink Admin Pact

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Music Group has signed an exclusive worldwide deal to handle copyright administration for Max Martin's hitmaking production and publishing firm Maratone. Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Musi ...

  22. Sweden Introduces Downloading Ban

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, passed an amendment May 25 to bring Swedish copyright law in line with the European Union's 2001 Copyright Directive. STOCKHOLM -- As expected, Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, passed ...

  23. Gil, Fischer-Dieskau Honored With Polar Prize

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil and German baritone/conductor Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau were honored in Stockholm yesterday (May 23) with the 14th annual Polar Music Prize. Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil and German baritone/conductor Dietrich Fisc ...

  24. Gil, Fischer-Dieskau Honored With Polar Prize

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil and German baritone/conductor Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau were honored in Stockholm yesterday (May 23) with the 14th annual Polar Music Prize. Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil and German baritone/conductor Dietrich Fisc ...

  25. Foos Raise Curtain On MTV Denmark

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Europe will launch its new channel in Denmark on May 15 with an exclusive live performance from the Foo Fighters. MTV Networks Europe will launch its new channel in Denmark on May 15 with an exclusive live performance from the Foo Fig ...

  26. Case Summary: British Rights in Live Concert Recordings

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Experience Hendrix, the Seattle-based company that owns the intellectual property rights of Jimi Hendrix, sued Purple Haze Records and Lawrence Miller in London for infringement of performer's rights. Fans can't seem to get enough of Jim ...

  27. Hendrix Family Wins Legal Battle

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The family of Jimi Hendrix has triumphed in a legal battle against a British record company that released recordings of the late musician's live concerts. LONDON -- The family of Jimi Hendrix has triumphed in a legal battle against a British ...

  28. Hendrix Family Wins Legal Battle

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST The family of Jimi Hendrix has triumphed in a legal battle against a British record company that released recordings of the late musician's live concerts. The family of Jimi Hendrix has triumphed in a legal battle against a British record com ...

  29. Sweden's Grammis Break Out In Hives

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Hives were the big winners at the 23rd annual Swedish Grammis Awards, presented last night (Feb. 7) in Stockholm. The Hives were the big winners at the 23rd annual Swedish Grammis Awards, presented last night (Feb. 7) in Stockholm. The band wo ...

  30. Sweden's Grammis Break Out In Hives

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Hives were the big winners at the 23rd annual Swedish Grammis Awards, presented last night (Feb. 7) in Stockholm. The Hives were the big winners at the 23rd annual Swedish Grammis Awards, presented last night (Feb. 7) in Stockholm. The band wo ...

  31. Court Battle Over Hendrix Live Record

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST The family of Jimi Hendrix yesterday (Jan. 27) launched a royalties claim in London's High Court against a British label that released a recording of one of the late musician's live concerts in Sweden The family of Jimi Hendrix yesterday ...

  32. Universal Music Publishing Gets A&R Man Lidell

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pelle Lidell, the former managing director of independent Swedish publishing company Murlyn Songs, has been named to a European role at Universal Music Publishing. Pelle Lidell, the former managing director of independent Swedish publishing compan ...

  33. Swedish Biz Slides In 2004

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sweden's pre-recorded music market continued to decline in 2004. Sweden's pre-recorded music market continued to decline in 2004. The value of shipments fell 17.4% from 2003 to 1.1 billion kronor ($160.2 million). Volume of shipments dec ...

  34. MTV To Launch Four Nordic Channels

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks is stepping up its European localization strategy with the rollout next year of specific channels for Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. Those regions are currently serviced by MTV's St MTV Networks is stepping up its European ...

  35. Ericsson To Distribute Warner Music Tones

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music International is leveraging its repertoire across the European cellular market through a new agreement with Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson. Warner Music International is leveraging its repertoire across the European cellular market t ...

  36. Ericsson To Distribute Warner Music Tones

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music International is leveraging its repertoire across the European cellular market through a new agreement with Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson. Warner Music International is leveraging its repertoire across the European cellular market t ...

  37. Sony BMG Names Nordic MDs

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG today (Sept. 6) unveiled its executive team for the Nordic region. Sony BMG today (Sept. 6) unveiled its executive team for the Nordic region. Stockholm-based Per Sundin has been appointed managing director of Sony BMG Sweden. Until now, ...

  38. King, Ligeti Awarded Sweden's Polar Music Prize

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gala held last night in Stockholm. Gala held last night in Stockholm. News ...

  39. King, Ligeti Awarded Sweden's Polar Music Prize

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=2003863">As expected</A>, blues legend B.B. King and avant-garde Hungarian composer Gy&#246;rgy Ligeti were ho As expected , blues ...

  40. King, Ligeti Awarded Sweden's Polar Music Prize

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=2003863">As expected</A>, blues legend B.B. King and avant-garde Hungarian composer Gy&#246;rgy Ligeti were ho As expected , blues ...

  41. Sweden's Bonnier Pub Pacts With Gazell Music

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stockholm-based Bonnier Music Publishing (BMP) has forged an alliance with publisher Gazell Music to represent the latter's catalog via a new division, Bonnier Gazell Music (BGM). Stockholm-based Bonnier Music Publishing (BMP) has forged an a ...

  42. Stockholm's Polar Studios To Close After 26 Years

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The historic Polar Studios in Stockholm will close its doors May 1 after 26 years of operation. Owners Lennart &#214;stlund, Marie Ledin and Tomas Ledin have failed to reach terms that would allow the The historic Polar Studios in Stockholm wi ...

  43. Australian Labels, Kazaa Await Calif. Ruling

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Australian record labels and Sydney-based SharmanNetworks--owner of the Kazaa P2P file-sharing service--are anxiously waiting to the decisions of three appeal court judges some 7,500 miles away. SYDNEY--Australian record labels and Sydney-based Sh ...

  44. Clear Channel Yanks Howard Stern Off Six Channels

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST <ul><li> Victims' Relief Aid Fund Proposed In Wake Of R.I. Nightclub Deaths</li> <li> Calif. Sen. Backs Proposed New Internet Piracy Bill</li> <li> South By Southwest Conference Panels Offer CLE Credi Clear ...

  45. Stockholm Artist-Development Firm Grows

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stockholm-based artist-development company the Music Co. Nordic is expanding its reach with the opening of offices in Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen. An expansion into the Baltic States is also under w Stockholm-based artist-development company the ...

  46. Stockholm Artist-Development Firm Grows

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stockholm-based artist-development company the Music Co. Nordic is expanding its reach with the opening of offices in Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen. An expansion into the Baltic States is also under w Stockholm-based artist-development company the ...

  47. Sony Confirms Martin Dodd In Global A&R Role

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST As first revealed in Billboard in January, Sony Music International (SMI) confirmed today that Martin Dodd is joining the company as senior VP of worldwide A&amp;R. Based in London and in New York, he As first revealed in Billboard in January, ...

  48. Sony Confirms Martin Dodd In Global A&R Role

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST As first revealed in Billboard in January, Sony Music International (SMI) confirmed today that Martin Dodd is joining the company as senior VP of worldwide A&amp;R. Based in London and in New York, he As first revealed in Billboard in January, ...

  49. Per Gessle Tops Sweden's Grammis

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Roxette's Per Gessle was the big winner at the 2004 Grammis Gala -- Sweden's oldest and most prestigious music prize, arranged and presented by the local affiliate of the IFPI -- on Monday (Feb. 9) at Roxette's Per Gessle was the bi ...

  50. Sweden's Anderson Records Switches To Universal

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stockholm-based label Anderson Records has inked a Scandinavian sales and distribution deal with Universal Music Sweden. Anderson founder and managing director Marie Ledin says the deal will run for a Stockholm-based label Anderson Records has ink ...

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