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  1. Stars Come Out For MTV Asia Aid

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tsunami benefit could reach 1 billion viewers. More than 11,000 fans gathered at Bangkok's Impact Arena tonight (Feb. 3) to see major Asian and international acts perform at the MTV Asia Aid concert. The show was held to raise money for organ ...

  2. Universal Motown Taps Baach For VP Post

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Motown Records Group has appointed Larry Baach VP of new media and digital strategies. He was a director of strategic label services, New York, in Universal Music Group's information technol Universal Motown Records Group has appoin ...

  3. CISAC Prepares For Major Changes At Seoul Gathering

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) is poised for one the biggest overhauls in its close to 80-year history. LONDON -- The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) is poise ...

  4. Artists Line-Up for Sudan Charity Set

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive material for an album to raise funds for the stricken people of Darfur, Western Sudan. R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive ...

  5. Artists Line-Up for Sudan Charity Set

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive material for an album to raise funds for the stricken people of Darfur, Western Sudan. R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive ...

  6. Film/TV Composer Goldsmith Dies

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Award-winning film and TV composer Jerry Goldsmith died yesterday (July 21) of cancer in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 75. Goldsmith's long and distinguished career included a best original score Acade Award-winning film and TV composer Jerry ...

  7. Objectors Slam Monti's Approval Of Sony-BMG Merger

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Following word June 17 that European Union Competition Commissioner Mario Monti will recommend approval of the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, independent labels, retailers and consumer groups Objectors Slam Monti's Approval Of Sony-BM ...

  8. Short Session Could Hold Up Industry Bills

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The second session of the 108th Congress will be a short one. Congress has only about three weeks left to wrap up its entire legislative calendar. This includes top priorities such as deliberations on Short Session Could Hold Up Industry Bills Hea ...

  9. Lang Lang To Be Named U.N. Ambassador

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pianist to perform at ceremony. Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang will be appointed the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador in a ceremony May 20 at the U.N. headquarters in New York. At 22, he will become UNICEF's ...

  10. Producer Says He Was Forced To Inflate Film Budgets

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Film producer Elie Samaha says he was blackmailed into carrying out the budget-padding scheme that ultimately cost Intertainment Licensing more than $100 million. <br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> Harvard, Berkle ...

  11. Razor & Tie Concocts Chemistry Deal

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New York-based indie Razor &amp; Tie has signed rockers the Chemistry, and plans to release the band's debut later this year. New York-based indie Razor & Tie has signed rockers the Chemistry, and plans to release the band's debu ...

  12. NZ Lawyer Blasts Copyright Proposals

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A leading local intellectual property lawyer says controversial new changes planned for New Zealand copyright laws could breach the country's international obligations. AUCKLAND, New Zealand-A leading local intellectual property lawyer says c ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Iraqi Orchestra To Play Kennedy Center

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra (INSO) will perform a free concert tonight at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. The Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra (INSO) will perform a free concert tonight at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. J ...

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