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  1. Meat Loaf Taking 'Bat' Trilogy On Tour

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Meat Loaf will hit the road next spring to present highlights from his "Bat Out of Hell" trilogy. The trek begins Feb. 23 in Pala, Calif., and will wrap April 12 at New York's Theater at Madison Square Garden. The tour ...

  2. Incubus Lands First No. 1 Album

    December 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST With Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror, Incubus achieves its first No. 1 on The Billboard 200, as "Light Grenades" debuts ... the long-delayed second studio set from Clipse finally makes its entrance, starting at No. 14 on the big cha ...

  3. Gwen Stefani Unveils Solo Tour Dates

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Gwen Stefani will embark on a two-month North American tour next spring, beginning April 21 in Phoenix. The vocalist will play arenas and outdoor amphitheatres through a June 22 finale in Irvine, Calif. Dates in Australia, Asia, Europ ...

  4. Webster Upped At S.L. Feldman

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sarah Webster has been named national VP of the music supervision services department at S.L. Feldman & Associates in Vancouver. Webster had previously served as director of the western division for the past four years. Webster will now be res ...

  5. Webster Upped At S.L. Feldman

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sarah Webster has been named national VP of the music supervision services department at S.L. Feldman & Associates in Vancouver. Webster had previously served as director of the western division f Sarah Webster has been named national VP o ...

  6. Barenaked Ladies Suit Up For OnTour Initiative

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST PassAlong Networks, a developer of digital media innovations based in Franklin, Tenn, in conjunction with Vancouver-based Nettwerk Music Group have launched a special version of its OnTour software th PassAlong Networks, a developer of digital med ...

  7. McLachlan, Lavoie To Be Honored

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT CAB Gold Ribbon Awards set for Nov. 7. Canadian singer/songwriters Sarah McLachlan and Daniel Lavoie will be inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' Broadcast Hall of Fame in the music star category at the 2006 CAB Convention. ...

  8. CIPPIC Files Complaints Against Sony BMG

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Group: proposed settlement lacks important protections. The Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) has filed complaints today (Sept. 21) against Sony BMG Canada with various federal and provincial government regulatory agen ...

  9. Bell Globemedia To Buy CHUM?

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trading in stock of Canadian entertainment conglomerate CHUM Ltd. was halted yesterday (July 12) on the Toronto Stock Exchange amid speculation that the Toronto-base firm is about to be purchased by B Trading in stock of Canadian entertainment con ...

  10. Musicrypt, Billboard Radio Monitor Launch 'eNote'

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Product combines digital delivery of songs with an ad. Digital music distributor Musicrypt and Billboard Radio Monitor have unveiled a new electronic music promotional tool dubbed "eNote." The new product combines secure digital delivery ...

  11. Musicrypt, Billboard Radio Monitor Launch 'eNote'

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Product combines digital song delivery with ads.." Digital music distributor Musicrypt and Billboard Radio Monitor have unveiled a new electronic music promotional tool dubbed "eNote." The new product combines secure digital deliver ...

  12. Musicrypt Sues Destiny Media, Promo Only

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Suit claims patent infringement. Canadian digital media distribution company Musicrypt Inc. has filed a $15 million lawsuit alleging patent infringement against Destiny Media Technologies Inc., Destiny Software Productions Inc. of Vancouver, Promo ...

  13. Canadian Indies Exit CRIA

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Artists represented include Sum 41, Rush. Six leading Canadian independent labels have resigned from Canada's music trade association, the Canadian Recording Industry Assn. (CRIA). The six companies are: Anthem Records, True North Records, Li ...

  14. Bublé Wins Big At Canada's Junos

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Vancouver crooner Michael Bublé cleaned up at last night's (April 2) 35th Juno Awards, held at the Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Vancouver crooner Michael Bublé cleaned up at last night's (April 2) 35th Juno Aw ...

  15. Bublé Wins Big At Canada's Junos

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Vancouver crooner Michael Bublé cleaned up at last night's (April 2) 35th Juno Awards, held at the Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Vancouver crooner Michael Bublé cleaned up at last night's (April 2) 35th Juno Aw ...

  16. Destiny Media Files Suit Against Musicrypt

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Move is to resolve a Canadian patent fight. Destiny Media Technologies filed a legal claim against Musicrypt today (March 7) to resolve a Canadian patent fight. It centers on technology that allows music to be transferred digitally over the Intern ...

  17. Death Cab, Franz Ferdinand Make Touring Team

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Modern rock heavyweights Death Cab For Cutie and Franz Ferdinand will begin a North American co-headlining tour March 22 in Portland, Ore. The trek will visit a mix of theaters and college campuses th Modern rock heavyweights Death Cab For Cutie a ...

  18. Fall Out Boy Plans First Headlining Tour

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST trek will hit about 40 markets. Fall Out Boy will be embarking on its first headlining arena tour next year. According to their label Island Def Jam, the group will tour with All American Rejects, Hawthorne Heights, From First to Last and an ...

  19. Furtado, McLachlan Among Top SOCAN Winners

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Canadian awards held in Toronto. Canadian songwriters, composers, lyricists and publishers were feted at the 16th annual SOCAN Awards in Toronto last night (Nov. 22). The event was hosted by R&B diva Jully Black. Among those songwriters honore ...

  20. Sony BMG Canada To Distribute Nettwerk

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vancouver-based Nettwerk Music Group has tapped Sony BMG Music Canada to handle its domestic distribution. The label makes the move after seven years with EMI Music Canada. Vancouver-based Nettwerk Music Group has tapped Sony BMG Music Canada to h ...

  21. Coldplay To Return To North America

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001022606">As first reported here</A> in August, Coldplay will return to North America for a spring 2006 tour, beginnin As first reported here i ...

  22. EMI Publishing Signs Powter

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing U.K. has inked a long-term deal to represent singer/songwriter Daniel Powter as sub-publisher for Europe, excluding France. EMI Music Publishing U.K. has inked a long-term deal to represent singer/songwriter Daniel Powter as s ...

  23. Nettwerk, Palm Partner For Mobile Downloads

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT More than 10 Nettwerk acts included. Vancouver-based label Nettwerk Productions and Palm Canada have partnered to bring downloads of digital music, screen images and videos by Nettwerk artists to owners of the Treo 650 Smartphone on the Bell mobil ...

  24. Nettwerk Music To Open Doors In Nashville

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mgmt roster includes Dido, Arvil Lavigne, Sum 41. Nettwerk Music Group, the independent record label and management company, is opening a Nashville office this month. The Vancouver-based company currently also has offices in Los Angeles, New York, ...

  25. Metropolitan To Produce New INXS Outing

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First tour with new lead singer J.D. Fortune. Metropolitan Talent Presents will produce the debut tour of INXS with new lead singer J.D. Fortune. The tour begins Jan. 18 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, B.C. This will be the first tour ...

  26. SparkNet Loses Infringement Case

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A federal District Court ruled that broadcaster Bonneville International did not infringe the "playing what we want" trademark of SparkNet Communications. NEW YORK -- A federal District Court ruled that broadcaster Bonneville Internation ...

  27. Kanye To Hit The Road

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West will be embarking on a headlining tour of arenas and theaters beginning next month. The 'Touch the Sky' tour, which is presented by Verizon and stopping in more than 45 cities, kicks off Oc Kanye West will be embarking on a he ...

  28. Canadian Country Veteran Grashey Dies At 79

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian country manager, label owner and songwriter Don Grashey passed away at home in Thunder Bay, Ontario yesterday (Sept. 12) at the age of 79. Canadian country manager, label owner and songwriter Don Grashey passed away at home in Thunder Bay ...

  29. Bonneville Prevails In Infringement Case

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Court rules against SparkNet. In a legal upset for the owners of the "playing what we want" trademark, a U.S. District Court has ruled in favor of Bonneville International in an infringement case brought against the broadcaster by SparkN ...

  30. Antony & The Johnsons Wins Mercury Prize

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'I Am A Bird Now' takes 2005 prize. Antony & the Johnsons have won the 2005 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. The act's Rough Trade set "I Am a Bird Now" was ...

  31. Antony & The Johnsons Wins Mercury Prize

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Antony &amp; the Johnsons have won the 2005 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. The act's Rough Trade second set "I Am a Bird Now" was named the winner Antony & the J ...

  32. Clear Channel Sued For Trademark Infringement

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT SparkNet Communications, owner of the "Jack FM" and "playing what we want" trademarks, filed a lawsuit against Clear Channel on Aug. 18 in San Diego federal district court. NEW YORK -- SparkNet Communications, owner of the &quo ...

  33. Coldplay Enter 8th Week On Top In Europe

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "X&amp;Y" (Parlophone) extends its reign on European Top 100 Albums to eight weeks. The British band's third studio set continues to enjoy robust European sales, climbing back 3-2 in the U Coldplay's "X ...

  34. Coldplay Enter 8th Week On Top In Europe

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Back to Bedlam' moves into second spot. Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) extends its reign on European Top 100 Albums to eight weeks. As the British band continues its North American tour, with shows last night in Montre ...

  35. 'Long John' Baldry Dies At 64

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British R&amp;B singer "Long John" Baldry died last night (July 21) in Vancouver after battling a chest infection for four months. He was 64. British R&B singer "Long John" Baldry died last night (July 21) in Vancouver ...

  36. Bruce Conquers Europe With 'Devils & Dust' Tour

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT European run of small venues brings in $10.2 million. Bruce Springsteen's sold-out small venue run through Europe grossed more than $10.2 million and drew 130,664 people, according to a source close to the tour. The tour began May 24 in Dubli ...

  37. System Of A Down Adds Fall Tour Dates

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Most second leg dates to go on sale July 8 and 9. System of a Down is adding a second leg to its current North American summer tour. The current leg, which closes Sept. 1 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, will be followed by a set of new dates ...

  38. Bonneville Seeks To Cancel SparkNet Trademark

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the latest wrinkle in the legal battle over the "playing what we want" slogan, Bonneville International Corp. has made a counterclaim against SparkNet Communications seeking to cancel the consultan NEW YORK -- In the latest wrinkle in ...

  39. Legal Battle Over 'Jack' Continues

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bonneville Seeks To Cancel SparkNet Trademark There's a new wrinkle in the legal battle over the "Jack" format slogan "playing what we want." Bonneville International Corp. plans to file a counterclaim against SparkNet Com ...

  40. Virgin Exits Canada

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Vancouver Megastore will re-open as HMV. Virgin Entertainment Group has decided to withdraw from the Canadian marketplace to enable resources to be fully focused on its retail business in the United States. As a result, Virgin’s sole Canadian Virg ...

  41. Destiny's Child To Split After Tour

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tour wraps Sept. 10 in Vancouver. Chart-topping R&B trio Destiny's Child will split after its North American tour which ends in the fall, a spokesperson confirms. Group member Kelly Rowland made the announcement on stage in Barcelona last ...

  42. Bonneville Sued For Trademark Infringement

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jack format slogan in question. The company that owns the U.S. rights to the federally trademarked "playing what we want" slogan is suing Bonneville International Corporation for infringing use of the trademark on its radio stations in S ...

  43. Harper Regroups For Intimate Tour

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First stop July 12, Vancouver. First stop July 12, Vancouver. News ...

  44. Harper Regroups For Intimate Tour

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First stop is July 12 in Vancouver. As the cancellation of the ill-fated Zooma tour left him without summer plans, singer/songwriter Ben Harper has slated a 16-date North American small venue tour to kick off July 12 in Vancouver and close Aug. 1 ...

  45. Pearl Jam Plans Canadian Invasion

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Club members get first shot at tickets. Pearl Jam will embark on a 15-date tour of Canada this September, on which it will debut material intended for its as-yet-untitled new studio album. The trek will begin Sept. 2 in Vancouver and wrap Sept. 24 ...

  46. Lions Gate Spins Off Output Unit

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian film producer Lions Gate Entertainment on April 13 said that it had spun off its Canadian distribution arm to reduce its overhead. TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Canadian film producer Lions Gate Entertainment on April 13 said that i ...

  47. Macklam/Feldman To Manage Leonard Cohen

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer/poet has album and tour in the works. Vancouver-based Macklam/Feldman Management has signed singer/songwriter/ poet Leonard Cohen. The Canadian artist's upcoming projects include an album, international tour and book. Cohen recently wr ...

  48. Macklam/Feldman To Manage Leonard Cohen

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer/poet has album and tour in the works. Vancouver-based Macklam/Feldman Management has signed singer/songwriter/ poet Leonard Cohen. The Canadian artist's upcoming projects include an album, international tour and book. Cohen recently wr ...

  49. Canada Shifts On Tax Credits

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canada's tax department said March 31 that it will deny about CAN$140 million ($114.7 million) in deductions claimed by a popular tax shelter for investments in U.S. movies shot here in 2001. TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Canada's ...

  50. VU Games Acquires Canadian Developer Radical

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Videogame maker VU Games has acquired independent console developer Radical Entertainment for an undisclosed sum, parent company Vivendi Universal said March 23. PARIS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Videogame maker VU Games has acquired independent c ...

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