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  1. WMG Finds YouTube Success

    August 09, 2012 3:35 PM EDT Though they take different approaches to video programming, Warner Music Group and Maker Studios are showing how YouTube's original channels can transform older businesses and build new ones. WMG's YouTube channel, the Warner Sound, allo ...

  2. Australian Recorded Music Market Down Slightly in 2011, Digital Surges

    February 29, 2012 7:36 AM EST Australia's digital music market is providing a huge shot in the arm to the country's recorded music industry, but the boost provided by new technologies and formats wasn't enough to spark the market into growth, new trade figures r ...

  3. Charlotte Church Gets Nearly $1 Mil. in Murdoch Phone Hacking Settlement

    February 27, 2012 7:45 AM EST LONDON -- Charlotte Church, who testified about being hounded by Rupert Murdoch's journalists when she was a teen singing sensation, received 600,000 pounds ($951,000) Monday in a settlement from News International. Despite her legal victory, ...

  4. Australian Booking Firm Artist Voice Expanding Into Asia

    December 01, 2011 8:02 PM EST Australian booking agency Artist Voice is expanding into Asia through a joint venture with live events firm Untitled Entertainment, Bilboard.biz has learned. Artist Voice will extend its presence in this part of the world with offices in Hong Kong ...

  5. Road Work: Schedule Of Tours

    September 01, 2011 11:41 AM EDT All acoustic everything: Before starting work on his second album, guitar guy Matt Hires?he of the thick and windswept bangs?is going out on a series with "pianist and beatboxer" Rachel Platten. He starts at Minneapolis' Bunkers ( ...

  6. Australian Agent Launches JV With Mushroom

    August 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Top Australian booking agent Brett Murrihy has set up his own business, Artist Voice. Murrihy, who is currently senior booking agent with Premier Harbour Agency, will continue working with his stable of artists on the new full-service agency. His ...

  7. Empire Of The Sun Goes Live

    June 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australian psychedelic pop duo Empire of the Sun will make their awaited debut live appearance at this years Parklife Festival, which will span the country for five dates beginning Sept. 26 at Brisbane's Botanical Gardens. With little fanfare ...

  8. Country Singer Bonnie Owens Dies

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bonnie Owens, a singer who married and helped build the careers of country music legends Buck Owens and Merle Haggard, has died. She was 76. Owens died at a Bakersfield hospice hospital Monday after a Bonnie Owens, a singer who married and helped ...

  9. U.K. Indie Soul Label Snags U.S. R&B Acts

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British indie-soul label Dome has inked a licensing deal to release R&B artist Rahsaan Patterson's album "After Hours" in the United Kingdom and Europe. The set by the New York-born artist will be British indie-soul label Do ...

  10. U.K. Indie Soul Label Snags U.S. R&B Acts

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British indie-soul label Dome has inked a licensing deal to release R&B artist Rahsaan Patterson's album "After Hours" in the United Kingdom and Europe. The set by the New York-born artist will be British indie-soul label Do ...

  11. Napster, Buy.com To Bundle West Debut With Bonus

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Consumers who buy Kanye West's solo debut, "The College Dropout" as a full-album download through Napster or Buy.com will receive access to special video content as a bonus. The album is due Tuesday ( Consumers who buy Kanye West� ...

  12. Napster, Buy.com To Bundle West Debut With Bonus

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Consumers who buy Kanye West's solo debut, "The College Dropout" as a full-album download through Napster or Buy.com will receive access to special video content as a bonus. The album is due Tuesday ( Consumers who buy Kanye West� ...

  13. Reprise To Promote Album Via Early Download

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reprise Records says it will begin selling the debut album from rock act Secret Machines, "Now Here Is Nowhere," as a download three months ahead of its physical release. The move pushes the envelope Reprise Records says it will begin se ...

  14. Reprise To Promote Album Via Early Download

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reprise Records says it will begin selling the debut album from rock act Secret Machines, "Now Here Is Nowhere," as a download three months ahead of its physical release. The move pushes the envelope Reprise Records says it will begin se ...