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  1. French Constantin Prize Shortlist Announced

    October 03, 2011 12:12 PM EDT Organizers of the tenth annual Constantin Prize, France's equivalent of the U.K.'s Mercury Music Prize, unveiled their shortlist, which is to be held at Paris Olympia on Oct. 17. Named after the late record company executive Philippe Con ...

  2. Wagram Takes Stake In French Indie Tot Ou Tard

    July 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT French independent music group Wagram Music has taken a 49% stake in Paris-based music company Tot ou Tard, home to artists including Yael Naim and Vincent Delerm. Tot Ou Tard operates two labels, Tot ou Tard and rock-oriented Guess What!, as well ...

  3. French Victoires Ceremony Boosts Artist Sales

    March 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST The 25th French Victoires de la Musique awards ceremony increased its TV audience, attracting an average of 3.2 million viewers compared with 3 million last year. Three artists won two awards at the ceremony including Benjamin Biolay, who joined i ...

  4. Because Inks Distribution Deal With Warner France

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warner Music France has struck a deal to distribute the recordings of French record label Because Music, with effect from Jan. 1, 2008. Because was founded in 2004 by former EMI president for Continental Europe Emmanuel de Buretel. With a roster o ...

  5. Frank To Chair Merlin

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Merlin, the new rights body for the global independent sector, has appointed Bob Frank of U.S. indie Koch Records as its first chairman. Frank was unanimously elected by his fellow board members and will hold the chairmanship for one year. Merlin, ...

  6. Merlin Spells Out New Board

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Merlin, the new rights body for the global independent record sector, has formally launched after naming the 15 members of its inaugural board. It has now been fully incorporated as a commercial organization that will be non-profit and member-owne ...

  7. SNEP, UPFI Fight French Album Certifications

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Thresholds on albums lowered after July 1. France's SNEP has lowered its album certification thresholds. The decision is applicable for all certification requests received by the labels trade body after July 1. From that date, 75,000 album sh ...

  8. France's UPFI Re-elects Bourdoiseau As Pres

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Stephan Bourdoiseau was re-elected president of UPFI during the French indies' association's annual general meeting June 6 in Paris. Stephan Bourdoiseau was re-elected president of UPFI during the French indies' association's a ...

  9. UPFI Elects Bourdoiseau President

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stephan Bourdoiseau was elected president of French indie labels' association UPFI during the organization's annual general meeting on June 24 in Paris. He will serve a two-year term. Stephan Bourdoiseau was elected president of French i ...

  10. France's UPFI Elects New President

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stephan Bourdoiseau was elected president of French indies' association UPFI during the organization's annual general meeting on June 24 in Paris. He will serve a two-year term. Stephan Bourdoiseau was elected president of French indies& ...