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  1. E1 Acquires IndieBlu

    April 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT E1 Entertainment today acquired the rights to more than 25,000 master recordings as well as a publishing company with the acquisition of IndieBlu Music Holdings. IndieBlu’s roster includes Artemis, V2 (North America), Light Records, Compendia Musi ...

  2. Hostess Entertainment, Beggars Form Partnership

    July 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Japanese independent music company Hostess Entertainment has reached agreement with leading indie Beggars Group on a licensing deal. The strategic licensing deals means Hostess will exclusively release Beggars' repertoire from its labels ...

  3. Elbow Aims For Late 2010 Album Comeback

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As it approaches the end of an extensive campaign for "The Seldom Seen Kid" (Fiction/Polydor), U.K. rock act Elbow is looking ahead to its follow-up to the award-winning album. After three well-received records, the Manchester, England-b ...

  4. Japan's Hostess Ushers In NIN Deal

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo-based independent music company Hostess Entertainment says it has signed a deal with Nine Inch Nails to distribute, market and promote the industrial-rock unit's new album, "Ghosts I-IV," in Japan, with a June 4 release date. ...

  5. V2/Cooperative Joins With Japan's Hostess

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Universal Music Group-owned V2/Cooperative Music has signed a long-term licensing agreement with Japan's Hostess Entertainment. Under the agreement, Hostess will release, market and distribute records from V2 and European labels including ...

  6. Harlow Takes UMGI Int'l Marketing Role

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group International will announce today (Jan. 7) the appointment of Tony Harlow as senior VP of international marketing, Billboard.biz has learned. Reporting to Max Hole, executive VP of UMGI, Harlow will be tasked with all UMGI� ...

  7. Rockworld.TV 'Gigs On Demand' Launched In U.K.

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A pay-per-view online service offering live music called "Gigs On Demand" has been launched in the United Kingdom by London-based music/lifestyle satellite TV channel Rockworld.TV and parent Carnaby International. V2 Recordings alternati ...

  8. AIM Strikes Pact With U.K. Podcasters

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. trade body the Association of Independent Music has forged a deal with the U.K. Podcasters Association to promote full-length tracks to licence for legal podcasts. As part of the deal, UKPA members have preferential access to take out a licen ...

  9. V2 Teams With The Times For Music Grant

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British independent label V2 is in the news, literally, thanks to a novel initiative celebrating its 10th anniversary. The music company and its label partners have teamed with Rupert Murdoch's British publishing group the Times Newspapers fo ...

  10. V2 Weighs In On MoS Vs AIM Saga

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST V2 has called for a truce between its fellow independent label Ministry of Sound and Europe's trade bodies. In a statement issued this afternoon, the London-based indie today urged the independent community to show a united front, and describ ...

  11. Parks Splits EMI For Qtrax

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ken Parks, EMI's digital business development executive, is exiting the company to head operations at ad-supported music service Qtrax. Parks will serve as COO of Qtrax parent company Brilliant Technologies Corp. Parks is based in New York an ...

  12. Navin Tops U.K.'s Music Publishers Assn.

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Music Publishers Assn. in the U.K. on Nov. 8 named music industry veteran Stephen Navin as chief executive. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Music Publishers Assn. in the U.K. on Nov. 8 named music industry veteran Stephen Navin as chief execut ...

  13. Navin Joins MPA As CEO

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Industry veteran Stephen Navin has been recruited to the vacant role as CEO of Britain's Music Publisher's Assn. With effect from January 2006, Navin will step into the London-based role which was oc Industry veteran Stephen Navin has be ...

  14. AIM, eMusic Sign Licensing Pact

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. digital music firm eMusic has entered into a licensing collaboration with British trade group the Assn. of Independent Music. It will initially make available 10,000 titles to download via the Am U.S. digital music firm eMusic has entered int ...

  15. AIM, eMusic Sign Licensing Pact

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. digital music firm eMusic has entered into a licensing collaboration with British trade group the Assn. of Independent Music. It will initially make available 10,000 titles to download via the Am U.S. digital music firm eMusic has entered int ...

  16. Red Names Bob Morelli Executive VP/GM

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Morelli has been named executive VP/GM of Red Distribution, replacing Ken Antonelli who resigned as president of the Sony BMG Sales Enterprise Unit on June 2. NEW YORK -- Bob Morelli has been named executive VP/GM of Red Distribution, replacin ...

  17. Red Names Bob Morelli Executive VP/GM

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Replaces Ken Antonelli who resigned June 2. Bob Morelli has been named executive VP/GM of Red, replacing Ken Antonelli who resigned as president of the Sony BMG Sales Enterprise Unit on June 2. In taking on his new responsibilities, Morelli leaves ...

  18. Indies Sign Up For 3's 'Video Jukebox'

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British mobile network 3 is beefing up its content for its "Video Jukebox" service. Fifteen leading independent labels -- including Sanctuary Group, Beggars Group, XL Recordings, V2, Ministry of Soun British mobile network 3 is beefing u ...

  19. Indies Sign Up For 3's 'Video Jukebox'

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British mobile network 3 is beefing up its content for its "Video Jukebox" service. Fifteen leading independent labels -- including Sanctuary Group, Beggars Group, XL Recordings, V2, Ministry of Soun British mobile network 3 is beefing u ...

  20. AIM Pacts With Yahoo!'s Launch Music Service

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Launch Europe, Yahoo!'s online music-service, has completed a framework deal with London-based independent labels trade assn. AIM. Launch Europe, Yahoo!'s online music-service, has completed a framework deal with London-based independent ...

  21. AIM Pacts With Yahoo!'s Launch Music Service

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Launch Europe, Yahoo!'s online music-service, has completed a framework deal with London-based independent labels trade assn. AIM. Launch Europe, Yahoo!'s online music-service, has completed a framework deal with London-based independent ...

  22. Beyoncé, Vandross Lead Early Grammy Winners

    February 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Awards in 94 of the 105 Grammy categories were presented Sunday (Feb. 8) afternoon from the Los Angeles Convention Center before the nationally televised broadcast from the adjacent Staples Center. Awards in 94 of the 105 Grammy categories were pr ...

  23. Grandaddy Solidifies Spring Tour Plans

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST After winding through three tours in 2003, Grandaddy will keep up the momentum with theater/club shows in March and April, co-headlined by Saves The Day. The Fire Theft has nabbed the opening slot. After winding through three tours in 2003, Granda ...