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  1. Rodgers Turns To Video Games Biz

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Producers line-up for London conference. Legendary U.S. producer Nile Rodgers says he has turned to video-games music because royalties from traditional CD sales are drying up. Speaking to Billboard.biz at Production Magic, a music-industry confer ...

  2. Wolfmother's Cell Phone Show A First For Oz

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sydney power trio Wolfmother yesterday (Oct. 24) became the first act in Australia to stream a live concert in "real time" to mobile phones. Sydney power trio Wolfmother yesterday (Oct. 24) became the first act in Australia to stream a l ...

  3. Wolfmother's Cell Phone Show A First For Oz

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sydney power trio Wolfmother yesterday (Oct. 24) became the first act in Australia to stream a live concert in "real time" to mobile phones. Sydney power trio Wolfmother yesterday (Oct. 24) became the first act in Australia to stream a l ...

  4. Razorlight Shine At Vodafone Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Razorlight cut through the opposition to win two trophies tonight (Oct. 11) at the inaugural Vodafone Live Music Awards in London. The British rockers won for Vodafone live impact in 2006 and took out Razorlight cut through the opposition to win t ...

  5. Razorlight Shine At Vodafone Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trophies handed out Oct. 11. Razorlight cut through the opposition to win two trophies tonight (Oct. 11) at the inaugural Vodafone Live Music Awards in London. The British rockers won for Vodafone live impact in 2006 and took out the live music DV ...

  6. Sony Connect Settles With MCPS-PRS

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony Connect is the latest digital music firm to reach settlement with U.K. authors' rights society the MCPS-PRS Alliance with regards to the fracas over online and mobile royalty rates. Sony Connect is the latest digital music firm to reach ...

  7. Sony Connect Settles With MCPS-PRS

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Three online companies continue with Tribunal action. Sony Connect is the latest digital music firm to reach settlement with U.K. authors' rights society the MCPS-PRS Alliance with regards to the fracas over online and mobile royalty rates. A ...

  8. MusicNet, Napster Settle With MCPS-PRS

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet and Napster have reached a settlement with the U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance over online and mobile royalty rates. MusicNet and Napster have reached a settlement with the U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance over online and mobile royalty rates. ...

  9. MusicNet, Napster Settle With MCPS-PRS

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet and Napster have reached a settlement with the U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance over online and mobile royalty rates. MusicNet and Napster have reached a settlement with the U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance over online and mobile royalty rates. ...

  10. Partial Settlement Reached Over Digital Royalty Rates

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Groups agree on rates for mobile and online uses. A partial settlement over publishers' royalty rates for digital uses was reached today (Sept. 29) as U.K. Copyright Tribunal proceeding were scheduled to begin in London. British labels' ...

  11. HMV U.K. To Sell Mobile Phone Handsets

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT HMV, the U.K. music retail chain, is for the first time going to sell mobile phone contracts and devices from this weekend (Aug. 5). The move is part of its strategy to enhance digital music services. HMV, the U.K. music retail chain, is for the f ...

  12. EMI, Vodafone Clinch Content Agreement

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music has struck a content deal with Vodafone which, from today (July 19), makes 200,000 full tracks available to the international wireless carrier's 3G subscribers in Europe, the Middle East and EMI Music has struck a content deal with ...

  13. Irish Singles Chart Integrates Downloads

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Irish singles chart is to undergo a radical shake-up this month. For the first time, digital downloads are to be counted alongside conventional retail sales. The Irish singles chart is to undergo a radical shake-up this month. For the first ti ...

  14. Angel Strengthens Exec Team

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Poston, Christidis take key roles. EMI Music U.K. senior VP Mark Collen has beefed-up the executive structure of his Angel Music Group. Mark Poston, a long-time EMI Australia executive, has been appointed to the new post as director, Angel Music G ...

  15. NTT DoCoMo Presses Button On Mobile Downloads

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Full-track downloads launch on Panasonic device. NTT DoCoMo today (June 7) became the third Japanese telecom to offer mobile-based full-song downloads. DoCoMo says the service will initially be available only on the new Panasonic P902iS FOMA 3G ha ...

  16. NTT DoCoMo Presses Button On Mobile Downloads

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT NTT DoCoMo today (June 7) became the third Japanese telecom to offer mobile-based full-song downloads. NTT DoCoMo today (June 7) became the third Japanese telecom to offer mobile-based full-song downloads. DoCoMo says the service will initially be ...

  17. Warner Japan Invests In Mobile Broadcaster

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Frontmedia, WMJ partner for new mobile projects. Warner Music Japan said today (June 6) it has purchased a minority stake in Tokyo-based mobile-broadcaster and wireless-application developer FrontMedia. Financial details of the deal were not discl ...

  18. ABBA Rings Up Realtones Deal

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Swedish supergroup ABBA’s hits have been available as master ringtones for the first time. Working with executives at Universal Music Sweden and Universal Music Mobile, the group’s primary songwri Swedish supergroup ABBA’s hits have been available ...

  19. ABBA Rings Up Realtones Deal

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Original hits approved as master ringtones. Swedish supergroup ABBA’s hits have been available as master ringtones for the first time. Working with executives at Universal Music Sweden and Universal Music Mobile, the group’s primary songwriters Be ...

  20. Banks Honored By Music Manager Forum

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event held April 19 in London. Simon Banks, manager of U.K. breakthrough artist K.T. Tunstall for SB Management, will tonight be presented with the music manager of the year 2006 trophy, sponsored by Vodafone, at the Music Managers Forum’s annual ...

  21. MMF Expands Roll Of Honour

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ceremony to be held April 19. The Music Managers Forum's annual Roll of Honour Awards has clinched a sponsor for one of its flagship awards. The ceremony, to be held April 19, will also present a new category. Telecommunications company Vodaf ...

  22. SFR Teams With SDC For Mobile Subs Service

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Secure Digital Container has clinched a deal to provide the digital rights management solution for French mobile telephone operator SFR's new subscription-based music download service. Secure Digital Container has clinched a deal to provide t ...

  23. SFR Teams With SDC For Mobile Subs Service

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Swiss technology firm to provide DRM. Secure Digital Container has clinched a deal to provide the digital rights management solution for French mobile telephone operator SFR's new subscription-based music download service. Billboard.biz recen ...

  24. SFR To Launch New Mobile Subs Service

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST It will propose unlimited downloads to handsets. French mobile telephone operator SFR is about to announce imminently the launch of an unlimited music download subscription service for mobile phones, Billboard.biz has learned. According to sources ...

  25. EMI Rolls Out 200,000 Songs For T-Mobile

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has concluded a pan-European deal to make more than 200,000 of its tracks available to international mobile-phone carrier T-Mobile's 60 million-plus customers. EMI Music has concluded a pan-European deal to make more than 200,000 of ...

  26. UMGI Rings Up Content Deal With Vodafone

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group International has formed a long-term strategic alliance with Vodafone, Europe's biggest international wireless carrier, to distribute innovative music-related content. Universal Music Group International has formed a lon ...

  27. UMGI Rings Up Content Deal With Vodafone

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group International has formed a long-term strategic alliance with Vodafone, Europe's biggest international wireless carrier, to distribute innovative music-related content. Universal Music Group International has formed a lon ...

  28. Openwave Acquires Musiwave

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cash, stock deal valued at euro 99.5 million. Redwood City, Calif.-based Openwave Systems has entered into a deal to acquire all outstanding shares of French mobile music specialist Musiwave in a cash and stock deal valued at euro 99.5 million ($1 ...

  29. Vodafone Scoops Top Prize At Mobile Awards

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Vodafone's full-track music download service clinched the prestigious mobile music award last night (June 15) at the second annual Mobile Entertainment Awards, held at Earl's Court in London. Vodafone's full-track music download ser ...

  30. Vodafone Scoops Top Prize At Mobile Awards

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Vodafone's full-track music download service clinched the prestigious mobile music award last night (June 15) at the second annual Mobile Entertainment Awards, held at Earl's Court in London. Vodafone's full-track music download ser ...

  31. France's SFR Ramps Up Live Biz Sponsorship

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT French wireless operator SFR has unveiled a raft of live-music sponsorship deals. French wireless operator SFR has unveiled a raft of live-music sponsorship deals. The telecommunications giant has agreed to sponsor about 100 concerts at leading mu ...

  32. Shazam Names Fisher As CEO

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mobile music recognition firm Shazam Entertainment has appointed telecom veteran Andrew Fisher as CEO. He replaces former CEO Jerry Roest, who left the company last October. Mobile music recognition firm Shazam Entertainment has appointed telecom ...

  33. Shazam Recruits Fisher As CEO

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mobile music recognition firm Shazam Entertainment has appointed telecoms veteran Andrew Fisher as CEO. He replaces former CEO Jerry Roest, who left the company last October. Mobile music recognition firm Shazam Entertainment has appointed telecom ...

  34. Shazam Recruits Fisher As CEO

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mobile music recognition firm Shazam Entertainment has appointed telecoms veteran Andrew Fisher as CEO. He replaces former CEO Jerry Roest, who left the company last October. Mobile music recognition firm Shazam Entertainment has appointed telecom ...

  35. Vodafone Ramps Up Music Offering

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Download service expanding to new territories. Mobile phone operator Vodafone has boosted its music catalog to 500,000 songs. The company's download service launched in November with 4,000 titles. The new catalog comprises repertoire from Son ...

  36. Vodafone Ramps Up Music Offering

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mobile phone operator Vodafone has boosted its music catalog to 500,000 songs. The company's download service launched in November with 4,000 titles. Mobile phone operator Vodafone has boosted its music catalog to 500,000 songs. The company&# ...

  37. Bronfman Urges Lawyers To Be Creative

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Edgar Bronfman, Jr., Warner Music Group chairman/CEO, presented the keynote speech at the Grammy Foundation's seventh annual Entertainment Law Initiative luncheon and scholarship presentation Feb. 11 Edgar Bronfman, Jr., Warner Music Group ch ...

  38. Vodafone Steps Up 3G Drive

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mobile phone giant Vodafone is targeting 10 million third-generation (3G) customers by March 2006 as it aims to start recouping about €24 billion ($31 million) spent on 3G licences four years a Mobile phone giant Vodafone is targeting 1 ...

  39. Vodafone Steps Up 3G Drive

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mobile phone giant Vodafone is targeting 10 million third-generation (3G) customers by March 2006 as it aims to start recouping about €24 billion ($31 million) spent on 3G licences four years a Mobile phone giant Vodafone is targeting 1 ...

  40. Scribe Dominates NZ Music Awards

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With seven awards, hip-hop artist Scribe was the big winner at the annual New Zealand Music Awards (aka the "Tuis"), held last night (Sept. 22) at the Aotea Centre in Auckland. With seven awards, hip-hop artist Scribe was the big winner ...

  41. Scribe Dominates NZ Music Awards

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With seven awards, hip-hop artist Scribe was the big winner at the annual New Zealand Music Awards (aka the "Tuis"), held last night (Sept. 22) at the Aotea Centre in Auckland. With seven awards, hip-hop artist Scribe was the big winner ...

  42. Premium Music Confab To Debut In Germany

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Licensing event set for Sept. 29-Oct. 1 in Berlin. Berlin-based company Premium Exhibitions is planning a new event, the Premium Music Conference, where labels will showcase music to the film, TV, advertising, digital distribution, Internet, mobil ...

  43. Premium Music Confab To Debut In Germany

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Berlin-based company Premium Exhibitions is planning a new event, the Premium Music Conference, where labels will showcase music to the film, TV, advertising, digital distribution, Internet, mobile an Berlin-based company Premium Exhibitions is pl ...

  44. U.K.'s Wippit To Roll Out Into U.S., Europe

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wippit, the U.K.-based legitimate digital-music service, is planning to expand into new territories, including the United States, Germany, Spain and Sweden, Billboard.biz has learned. Wippit, the U.K.-based legitimate digital-music service, is pla ...

  45. U.K.'s Wippit To Roll Out Into U.S., Europe

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wippit, the U.K.-based legitimate digital-music service, is planning to expand into new territories, including the United States, Germany, Spain and Sweden, Billboard.biz has learned. Wippit, the U.K.-based legitimate digital-music service, is pla ...

  46. Univision, Agmobile Form Mobile Content Alliance

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Univision Online has partnered with Agmobile, the new-media subsidiary of American Greetings Corp., to form Univision Mobile. The new unit, to be announced today, will provide Spanish-language content Univision Online has partnered with Agmobile, ...

  47. Musiwave Opens For Business In Asia

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Musiwave, which provides wireless music to European telecommunications companies, has launched a subsidiary in Hong Kong. The move, according to Paris-based Musiwave, is an integral part of a worldwid Musiwave, which provides wireless music to Eur ...

  48. EU Set To Confirm New Piracy Rules

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Parliament is expected to confirm in Brussels new rules punishing counterfeiters and pirates on Feb. 25. MEPs are to agree the last amendments to the so-called "Enforcement Directive" tha BRUSSELS--The European Parliament is ...

  49. Musiwave Opens For Business In Asia

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Musiwave, which provides wireless music to European telecommunications companies, has launched a subsidiary in Hong Kong. The move, according to Paris-based Musiwave, is an integral part of a worldwid Musiwave, which provides wireless music to Eur ...

  50. Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Calif. Music/Tech Convocation Set For Feb. 25 EU Set To Confirm New Piracy Rules Clear Channel Commun Names Levin Legal Chief King Purtich Na ...

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