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  1. Big Machine Records To Release Music From ABC's 'Nashville' Series (Exclusive)

    October 02, 2012 8:45 PM EDT Big Machine Records will release the music from ABC's new series "Nashville," starting with three songs after the show premieres Oct. 10. "If I Didn't Know Better," written by the Civil Wars' John Paul White and ...

  2. Dick Clark Timeline: His Life & Business

    April 20, 2012 2:27 PM EDT NOV. 30, 1929 Richard Wagstaff Clark is born in Bronxville, N.Y. His father was a salesman and, later, the manager of a radio station in Utica, N.Y. 1947 Works as an office boy and then as an announcer at the station his father managed, WRUN. 1952 ...

  3. Twitter Hires Tatiana Simonian to Specialize in Music Partnerships

    October 26, 2011 1:45 PM EDT Twitter has hired former record label marketing manager Tatiana Simonian ( @drtatiana ) to handle music partnerships for the company's Content and Programming team, a rep for the company confirmed to Billboard.biz today. She was previously ma ...

  4. Martin Scorsese's George Harrison Documentary Acquired by HBO for North America

    July 13, 2011 3:47 PM EDT HBO has acquired the North American TV rights to Martin Scorsese's "George Harrison: Living in the Material World" and will air the documentary in two parts on Oct. 5 and 6. In the film, Scorsese traces Harrison's life from his ...

  5. David Kines Appointed New MuchFACT Chairman

    March 07, 2011 3:41 PM EST Former Much MTV Group senior vice-president David Kines has been appointed chairman of CTV's MuchFACT, the Canadian music-video funding organization created in 1984 in tandem with the nation's first music video station, MuchMusic. In add ...

  6. 'Spider-Man' Musical Resuming Wednesday with New Safety Measures

    December 21, 2010 12:00 AM EST The producers of the troubled "Spider-Man" musical on Broadway said they have enacted new safety measures ordered by the government and will resume performances on Wednesday night. A spokesman for "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark,&quo ...

  7. Rolf Schmidt-Holtz Joins German Publisher's Board

    November 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Rolf Schmidt-Holtz, CEO Sony Music in New York, will become a member of the supervisory board of the Hamburg-based publishing company Gruner + Jahr in March 2011. Schmidt Holtz was also appointed to the board of trustees of the Bertelsmann Stiftun ...

  8. BACKBEAT: Universal Celebrates Freddie Mercury's Birthday

    September 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With Universal Music widely expected to acquire rights to the Queen catalog outside North America from early 2011, it’s perhaps not a total surprise that Universal Music Group International staffers in London got into the spirit of “Freddie For A ...

  9. Los 40 Principales Aiming For Growth In Latin America

    November 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Spain's Top 40 radio network Los 40 Principales already controls more than 600 stations in eight Latin American countries, but aims to lead the format in all Spanish-speaking countries in the region, plus the Latin market in the United States ...

  10. After Abdul, 'Idol' Will Still Ad Up

    August 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT While her fans might be upset, advertisers don't expect Paula Abdul's exit as an "American Idol" judge to have any significant impact on ad sales or audience ratings for the Fox show. "To me, that show is appointment TV, a ...

  11. PRS For Music Income Up 8%

    April 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT PRS for Music, the U.K. collecting society for songwriters, composers and publishers, has released figures showing an 8% year-on-year increase in income for 2008. The society, which has a membership of 60,000, collected £608.2 million ($900.2 mill ...

  12. Sacem Collections Dip

    January 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST French authors' rights society Sacem has reported collections of €756 million ($978.5 million) for the financial year ending Dec. 31 2008, a decrease of 0.4% on 2007. Sacem has yet to reveal detailed figures but noted the continuing decrease ...

  13. India's Big Music Grows Management, Live Arms

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mumbai-based label Big Music has launched an artist-management division called Big Talent specializing in "360-degree" deals. Big Talent will operate under the Big Music umbrella, says Big Music CEO Kulmeet Makka, who also heads the new ...

  14. Plugged & UnPlugged: Pandora + Clear Channel, 'Renting' Music?

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Plugged: Forget about all the "are they or aren't they" talk… Clear Channel and Pandora are definitely working towards a deal that would allow the radio conglomerate to offer the Pandora personalized radio service via its websites . ...

  15. Destra Dumps Founder Carosa

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Domenic Carosa, CEO and founder of Australian digital media and independent record label Destra Corporation, has been axed by the company's new board. He will be retained for the time being as a consultant. Destra and 33-year old Carosa' ...

  16. Austria Exits ESC In Block-Vote Protest

    November 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Austria will not participate in the Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade in May 2008, as broadcasting chiefs say the public voting is based on regional loyalties rather than the quality of the compositions. "The song contest reflects negative ...

  17. MTV Israel Goes Online

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV is launching in Israel this month as an online service, through a partnership with local TV and digital media firm Ananey Communications. An initiative of MTV Networks International's Emerging Markets group, MTV Israel arrives as a Hebrew ...

  18. Murdoch's News Ltd Buys Into Moshtix

    January 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rupert Murdoch's News Ltd. has entered the Australian entertainment ticketing sector. The media conglomerate has bought Moshtix, the country's third largest ticketing group, through its News Digital Media (NDM) affiliate for an unspecifi ...

  19. Oz Gov't Outlines Media Reform Plan

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Australian government on Aug. 31 outlined major potential changes to media ownership rules that would unbuckle many restrictions that broadcasters and publishers currently face for cross-media exp SYDNEY (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Austral ...

  20. EMI Publishing Strikes Admin Deal With New Regency

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing U.K. has struck a long-term arrangement to administer the music publishing rights for New Regency Productions in the world outside North America and Italy. EMI Music Publishing U.K. has struck a long-term arrangement to admini ...

  21. EMI Publishing Strikes Admin Deal With New Regency

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing U.K. has struck a long-term arrangement to administer the music publishing rights for New Regency Productions in the world outside North America and Italy. EMI Music Publishing U.K. has struck a long-term arrangement to admini ...

  22. UMI Promotes Ferrone

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tim Ferrone has been elevated from product manager to senior product manager for TV marketing at Universal Music International. Tim Ferrone has been elevated from product manager to senior product manager for TV marketing at Universal Music Intern ...

  23. Bertelsmann Profit Up; Eyes Purchases

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bertelsmann, the world's fourth-largest media group, is looking for acquisitions which could include part of the British Broadcasting Corporation, after its music and TV units helped triple half-year Bertelsmann, the world's fourth-large ...

  24. Bertelsmann Profit Up; Eyes Purchases

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bertelsmann, the world's fourth-largest media group, is looking for acquisitions which could include part of the British Broadcasting Corporation, after its music and TV units helped triple half-year Bertelsmann, the world's fourth-large ...

  25. Teen Confab Returns To L.A.

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Artist manager and brand builder Joe Simpson will be among the featured speakers at the second annual What Teens Want, a two-day conference for top-level brand-marketing executives in the entertainmen Artist manager and brand builder Joe Simpson w ...

  26. Teen Confab Returns To L.A.

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Artist manager and brand builder Joe Simpson will be among the featured speakers at the second annual What Teens Want, a two-day conference for top-level brand-marketing executives in the entertainmen Artist manager and brand builder Joe Simpson w ...