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  1. Goodrem Takes 4 Nods At Australia's APRA Awards

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pop singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem caps a phenomenal year with four nominations at the 2004 Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) Awards. The ceremony, to be held May 24, is moving to Melbourne' Pop singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem caps ...

  2. Australia's Tina Arena Splits With Sony

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment Australia and singer/songwriter Tina Arena have parted ways. Since signing with Sony as a solo artist 10 years ago, Arena has recorded four studio albums. Her worldwide albums Sony Music Entertainment Australia and singer/ ...

  3. Australia's Tina Arena Splits With Sony

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment Australia and singer/songwriter Tina Arena have parted ways. Since signing with Sony as a solo artist 10 years ago, Arena has recorded four studio albums. Her worldwide albums Sony Music Entertainment Australia and singer/ ...

  4. Australian Manager Thomas Sues TV Production Firm

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based artist manager Grant Thomas is suing Australian TV production company Screentime for A$750,000 ($555,000), claiming breach of contract and lost earnings. Sydney-based artist manager Grant Thomas is suing Australian TV production compa ...

  5. Australian Manager Thomas Sues TV Production Firm

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based artist manager Grant Thomas is suing Australian TV production company Screentime for A$750,000 ($555,000), claiming breach of contract and lost earnings. Sydney-based artist manager Grant Thomas is suing Australian TV production compa ...

  6. MTV Australia To Bow Awards In 2005

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Australia has unveiled plans to hold its inaugural awards gala in May 2005. Winners at the MTV Australia Video Music Awards will be chosen by viewer votes, and nominations determined by a voting b MTV Australia has unveiled plans to hold its i ...

  7. Aussie Govt Resists Sub-TV Lobbying

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian government is resisting strong lobbying by the subscription TV industry to rewrite anti-siphoning sports regulation and has reaffirmed its commitment to giving priority to free-to-air b SYDNEY (Hollywood Reporter)--The Australian go ...

  8. Indecency Fines Set To Escalate

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT WASHINGTON--Word on the Hill is that indecency fines are set to shoot through the roof soon. With public grousing and election-year politicking guiding Federal Communications Commission thinking, the Immediatek To Buy DiscLive Clear Channel Trial ...

  9. Kazaa Judge Reconsiders Raids

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The judge in the Kazaa civil case in Australia is expected to decide this week whether to allow Sharman to appeal the decision allowing MIPI to conduct raids in February. SYDNEY--The judge in the Kazaa civil case in Australia is expected to decide ...

  10. Recouping E-Royalties Made Easier

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT LOS ANGELES--Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are having an easier time recouping their share of webcasting and satellite transmission royalties of their recordings. <br clear="no NLRB Dismisses 'Virtual Music ...

  11. New Board For Australia's PPCA

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Australia chairman/CEO Shaun James was re-elected chairman of the Phonographic Performance Co. of Australia (PPCA) board at the body's annual general meeting last week in Sydney. He will Warner Music Australia chairman/CEO Shaun ...

  12. NYC Residents, Club Owners Battle Over Noise

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST LOS ANGELES--A New York City night-life ordinance is unlikely to see the light of day in 2004. But supporters say the law, which seeks to soften club noise for Manhattan residents, will eventually be Licensing Deals Abound In Wireless Market NYC R ...

  13. Man Sues Distributor of KaZaA Software

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST A native of Romania who claims to have written the source code to the popular file-sharing software KaZaA is suing the program's distributor over the rights to the software and seeking $25 million in A native of Romania who claims to have wri ...

  14. Man Sues Distributor of KaZaA Software

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST A native of Romania who claims to have written the source code to the popular file-sharing software KaZaA is suing the program's distributor over the rights to the software and seeking $25 million in A native of Romania who claims to have wri ...

  15. Kazaa Case Hits New Snag

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Australian record industry's attempts to launch a copyright infringement case against Kazaa is facing another stumbling block. SYDNEY--The Australian record industry's attempts to launch a copyright infringement case against Kazaa is ...

  16. Aussie High Court. Favors Content Use

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Snippets from programs on rival networks are now legal fodder for comedy writers after the Australian High Court ruled Thursday in a case instigated by the Nine Network against Network Ten's chat show SYDNEY--Snippets from programs on rival n ...

  17. Kazaa Case Hits New Snag

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST SYDNEY--The Australian record industry's attempts to launch a copyright infringement case against Kazaa is facing another stumbling block. Lawyers for Kazaa's Sydney-based parent Sharman Networks lodg Internet Giants Join Forces Against ...

  18. Universal Oz To Handle "Popstars Live" Album

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Australia will provide a recording contract to the winner of "Popstars Live," which airs on the national Seven Network. The label has tapped Trevor Steel, founding member of '90s Briti Universal Music Australia will ...

  19. Aussie Judge Rejects Kazaa Claim

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Federal Court in Sydney has rejected an application by P2P service Kazaa's parent Sharman Networks to have evidence collected during February raids in three Australian states declared invalid. SYDNEY--The Federal Court in Sydney has rejec ...

  20. E.U. Set To Act On New Rules To Halt Piracy

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Union is expected to agree to new rules this week that will clamp down on movie and music pirates following a long legislative battle, according to the E.U. sources last Friday. <br clea Virgin, Fox Studio Drop Lawsuit, Settle Disp ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. KaZaA Wants Lawsuit Evidence Dismissed

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lawyers for Sharman Networks, parent of peer-to-peer file-trading service KaZaA, asked a Federal Court in Sydney today (Feb. 10) to rule as inadmissible evidence collected by the Australian music indu Lawyers for Sharman Networks, parent of peer-t ...

  26. KaZaA Wants Lawsuit Evidence Dismissed

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lawyers for Sharman Networks, parent of peer-to-peer file-trading service KaZaA, asked a Federal Court in Sydney today (Feb. 10) to rule as inadmissible evidence collected by the Australian music indu Lawyers for Sharman Networks, parent of peer-t ...

  27. KaZaA Premises In Australia Raided

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Australian record industry's watchdog Music Industry Piracy Investigations (MIPI) seized documents and electronic records during raids today (Feb. 6) at the Sydney offices of file-swapping service The Australian record industry's wat ...

  28. KaZaA Premises In Australia Raided

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Australian record industry's watchdog Music Industry Piracy Investigations (MIPI) seized documents and electronic records during raids today (Feb. 6) at the Sydney offices of file-swapping service The Australian record industry's wat ...

  29. Rounder To Release 'American Masters' Series

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rounder Records has forged an exclusive deal with PBS' New York station Thirteen/WNET to release films from the "American Masters" documentaries on the DVD Plus hybrid CD/DVD format. Rounder Records has forged an exclusive deal with ...

  30. Oz Promoter Ends Administration Period

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Australian concert promoter Jacobsen Entertainment Ltd. has emerged from voluntary administration. Sydney-based Jacobsen, which is 78% owned by members of the Jacobsen family, announced last September Australian concert promoter Jacobsen Entertain ...

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