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  1. T.I. To Remain Jailed On Weapons Charges

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT T.I. was ordered today to remain in custody on federal weapons charges until a bail hearing later this week. The chart-topping rapper was arrested Saturday, hours before his scheduled performance at the BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta. Federal autho ...

  2. Marley Ringtones Strike Discord

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The lawsuits haven't even been filed yet, but already the dispute over Bob Marley's ringtones is heating up. Last month, Verizon Wireless struck an exclusive licensing deal with Universal Music Group for the entire Bob Marley catalog. Th ...

  3. Fall From Grace Wins $1 Million Bodog Competition

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Indie label Bodog Music, a division of the international digital entertainment organization Bodog Entertainment, has awarded Seattle band Fall From Grace a $1 million recording contract as a result of their victory in the first-ever Bodog Music Ba ...

  4. Bands To Battle At Virgin Megastores

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Virgin Megastore chain will host its first annual Battle of the Bands contest. Submissions can be made at all 11 Virgin Megastores from Aug. 20 - Aug. 31, and the chosen bands will battle it out with live performances in seven of the stores, i ...

  5. Universal Latino Signs JV With Psycho Realm Leader

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Latino has signed a joint venture with Sick Jacken, aka Jack Gonzalez, leader of Los Angeles underground hip-hop group Psycho Realm. The new Rebel Music Group will market, promote and distribute urban music outside the commercial m ...

  6. Island Plans Release Party For Marley's 'Exodus'

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob Marley is to posthumously make history by becoming the first artist to release a full album on the USB Memory Stick format in Britain. Marley's longtime label home Island Records will issue the reggae star's legendary 1977 album &quo ...

  7. FameCast Adds Armed Forces Stage

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In honor of Memorial Day, music talent competition Web site FameCast will add an Armed Forces stage to its existing 12 genre platforms. U.S. military personnel will now have their own digital stage to upload video music performances to the FameCas ...

  8. Eurovision Win Boosts Serbia Mood After Tough Year

    May 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The victory of Marija Serifovic at the 2007 Eurovision song contest caused an outpouring of national pride in Serbia, a country more used to rebuffs from Europe over its wartime past than to accolades. Serbs took to the streets with flags, tooting ...

  9. U2's Bono Awarded British Knighthood

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Irish rock star and global humanitarian Bono became a knight of the British empire Thursday (March 29) — and joked that his youngest son thought he was about to become a Jedi instead. Bono, 46, was named a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Or ...

  10. Warner/Chappell Inks Refugee All Stars

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warner/Chappell Music will be administering publishing rights for the primary writers of Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars. The publisher has entered deals with Reuben Koroma, Ashade Pearce and Francis 'Franco' John Langba. Koroma an ...

  11. Bono Receives Honorary British Knighthood

    December 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2 lead singer and rights campaigner Bono, has been awarded an honorary British knighthood, the British Embassy in Dublin said Saturday (Dec. 23). "Her Majesty The Queen has appointed Bono to be an honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excell ...

  12. Militia Group Scores Break-Out With Copeland

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Indie act upstreamed from RED to Columbia. As indie releases get fewer and farther between from now until January, one that has shown remarkable tenacity during this early holiday season is the third effort from gentle rock act Copeland, "Eat ...

  13. U2, Pearl Jam Team Up At Aussie Anti-Poverty Show

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with Pearl Jam to join Aussie acts Jet, Paul Kelly, Eskimo Joe, Evermore and the John Butler Trio at a Make Poverty History concert in Melbourne Nov. 17. The event drew 14,000 to the Myer Music Bowl, and was broa ...

  14. U2, Pearl Jam Team Up At Aussie Anti-Poverty Show

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with Pearl Jam to join Aussie acts Jet, Paul Kelly, Eskimo Joe, Evermore and the John Butler Trio at a Make Poverty History concert in Melbourne tonight (Nov. 17). The ev U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with P ...

  15. Sony Connect Settles With MCPS-PRS

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT online companies continue with Tribunal action. 3 online companies continue with Tribunal action. News ...

  16. MusicNet, Napster Settle With MCPS-PRS

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BPI, MusicNet, Napster now removed from Tribunal process. BPI, MusicNet, Napster now removed from Tribunal process. News ...

  17. Singer To Split With U.K.'s MCPS-PRS

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Copyright Tribunal hearing begins Sept. 25. Copyright Tribunal hearing begins Sept. 25. News ...

  18. R.E.M. Inducted Into Music Hall Of Fame

    September 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Group honored by Georgia Hall Sept. 16. Group honored by Georgia Hall Sept. 16. News ...

  19. Marley's 'Africa Unite' Celebrations Head To SA

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bob Marley's widow, Rita, today (Sept. 5) confirmed that the 2007 "Africa Unite" festivities will take place in three South African cities next February. Bob Marley's widow, Rita, today (Sept. 5) confirmed that the 2007 "A ...

  20. Marley's 'Africa Unite' Celebrations Head To SA

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bob Marley's widow, Rita, today (Sept. 5) confirmed that the 2007 "Africa Unite" festivities will take place in three South African cities next February. Bob Marley's widow, Rita, today (Sept. 5) confirmed that the 2007 "A ...

  21. AFTRA: Consolidation Doing 'Irreparable Harm'

    September 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Group president spoke at FCC Town Hall Aug. 31. Group president spoke at FCC Town Hall Aug. 31. News ...

  22. Warner/Chappell Gets The Biggest Picture

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Stegall, Kates join forces as co-publishers. Stegall, Kates join forces as co-publishers. News ...

  23. RED Adds Two Labels

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Uprising, I Surrender join indie arm of Sony BMG. Uprising, I Surrender join indie arm of Sony BMG. News ...

  24. Love's Arthur Lee Dies Of Leukemia

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Died yesterday (Aug. 3) in Memphis. Died yesterday (Aug. 3) in Memphis. News ...

  25. India Biz Shaken By Terror Blasts

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT -plus people die after Mumbai attacks. 180-plus people die after Mumbai attacks. News ...

  26. India Biz Shaken By Terror Blasts

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Indian music business escaped the worst of the terrorist attacks yesterday (July 11) evening in Mumbai, when eight bomb blasts ripped apart packed commuter trains in Mumbai. According to reports, The Indian music business escaped the worst of ...

  27. French Lawmakers Approve 'iTunes Law'

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Law forces iPod, iTunes compatibility with others. Law forces iPod, iTunes compatibility with others. News ...

  28. NARM Noms Revealed

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Annual convention set for Aug. 2-5. Annual convention set for Aug. 2-5. News ...

  29. French Politician Backs 'Global License'

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trade bodies slam Royal. Trade bodies slam Royal. News ...

  30. German Law Enforcement Targets 3,500 P2P Users

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Police searched 130 premises May 23. Police searched 130 premises May 23. News ...

  31. Bono, Motorola Launch Phone

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sales used to fight AIDS in Africa. Sales used to fight AIDS in Africa. News ...

  32. Prince Rules European Albums Chart

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT '3121' holds off Gilmour, Massive Attack. '3121' holds off Gilmour, Massive Attack. News ...

  33. Global Pulse

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based hip-hop nine-piece the Herd is reaching a wider audience Down Under with an unlikely cover of a 1980s anti-war song. Read Tom Ferguson's column. Sydney-based hip-hop nine-piece the Herd is reaching a wider audience Down Under wit ...

  34. Police Probe Shooting At Kanye West Concert

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Two security guards shot at Birmingham gig. Two security guards shot at Birmingham gig. News ...

  35. French songwriter Marly Dies At 88

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Wrote resistance anthem 'Chant des Partisans.' Wrote resistance anthem 'Chant des Partisans.' News ...

  36. Raid In Columbia Seizes 10K CDRs, 100K DVDs

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Four arrests made during the operation. Four arrests made during the operation. News ...

  37. Lillywhite Moves To A&R Role At Columbia

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Recently produced U2's 'Atomic Bomb.' As first tipped May 28 in Billboard , Steve Lillywhite has joined Columbia Records as senior VP of A&R. Lillywhite will report to Will Botwin, chairman of Columbia Records Group and will be ...

  38. Reports: Domino Plucked From New Orleans Flood

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Toussaint said to be among Superdome refugees. Toussaint said to be among Superdome refugees. News ...

  39. Police: Missing LA Producer Called Friend

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Last heard from on Aug 21. Last heard from on Aug 21. News ...

  40. Russia Won't Renew Accreditation For ABC-TV

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Russian Foreign Ministry will not renew the accreditation of ABC-TV after it broadcast an interview with a notorious Chechen warlord. MOSCOW (AP) -- The Russian Foreign Ministry said Aug. 2 it will not renew the accreditation of ABC-TV after i ...

  41. BPI Dispute With MCPS-PRS Heats Up

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer: tribunal is 'last resort of intellectually lazy.' Singer: tribunal is 'last resort of intellectually lazy.' News ...

  42. Brits Row Over Online Licensing Terms

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MCPS-PRS referred to Copyright Tribunal. MCPS-PRS referred to Copyright Tribunal. News ...

  43. HMV Canada Pulls Alanis Records

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Retailer protests Starbucks exclusive. Retailer protests Starbucks exclusive. News ...

  44. RIAA Head To Deliver NARM Keynote

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Convention runs Aug. 11-14. Convention runs Aug. 11-14. News ...

  45. Bono Addresses EU Pres On Africa

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U2 frontman Bono urged the European Union today (June 9) to step up efforts to support the disadvantaged in Africa. U2 frontman Bono urged the European Union today (June 9) to step up efforts to support the disadvantaged in Africa. Speaking in Bru ...

  46. Bono Addresses EU Pres On Africa

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U2 frontman Bono urged the European Union today (June 9) to step up efforts to support the disadvantaged in Africa. U2 frontman Bono urged the European Union today (June 9) to step up efforts to support the disadvantaged in Africa. Speaking in Bru ...

  47. Wippit, Loot Partner On Download Store

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British classified advertisement publication Loot has partnered with digital music service Wippit to launch a download store. British classified advertisement publication Loot has partnered with digital music service Wippit to launch a download st ...

  48. Wippit, Loot Partner On Download Store

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British classified advertisement publication Loot has partnered with digital music service Wippit to launch a download store. British classified advertisement publication Loot has partnered with digital music service Wippit to launch a download st ...

  49. VH1 Classic To Spotlight Rock Fantasy Camp

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Daltrey, Lofgren on board for special. VH1 Classic will go behind the scenes of Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp with a two-hour special airing April 2. The event finds such rock veterans as the Who's Roger Daltrey, the E Street Band's Nils Lo ...

  50. Scher Cleared For Return To Promoting

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Legal conflict with CCE rambles on. Legal conflict with CCE rambles on. News ...

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