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  1. Playing the Numbers:

    November 05, 2012 11:31 AM EST Crystal Castles test the limits with unconventional new album Crystal Castles' third album, (III), was recorded using a methodology that might seem unusual for an act often linked to EDM. The Toronto duo, producer Ethan Kath and vocalist Al ...

  2. Spotify Planning Launches in Italy, Poland and (Reportedly) Japan: What Are the Challenges?

    October 12, 2012 1:31 PM EDT Spotify is planning launches in Italy and Poland, judging from job postings at its web site, and according to a report Friday it's considering a launch in Japan in early 2013. The company has recently posted job openings for growth managers i ...

  3. Frank Ocean Pulls Out of Coldplay Stadium Tour, European Festival Dates

    August 13, 2012 7:14 AM EDT Frank Ocean put an end to his European tour on Saturday, abruptly pulling out of various summer festivals, including Way Out West in Sweden, and a Coldplay stadium tour that would have taken the Channel Orange singer to ten major cities starting l ...

  4. Frank Ocean To Open For Coldplay On European Dates

    March 05, 2012 2:59 PM EST A little over a year after releasing his Nostalgia, Ultra mixtape, which included a creative cover of Coldplay's "Strawberry Swing," Frank Ocean will be galavanting around Europe with the U.K. arena rockers later this summer. Warner ...

  5. Ultra Music Fest Expanding To Six International Sites

    February 17, 2012 6:02 PM EST The Ultra Music Festival, which has long been a staple of Miami, is branching out in a big way. It was announced via a video uploaded on YouTube yesterday that the electronic dance music festival would be expanding beyond its Miami home base (Marc ...

  6. Madonna Announces 2012 World Tour Dates -- Her Biggest Tour Yet

    February 07, 2012 3:00 AM EST Fresh of her halftime performance at Super Bowl XLVI (which was viewed by 114 million people) comes details of the Madonna 2012 World Tour. The trek will begin May 29 in Tel Aviv, Israel, and will be her most extensive tour ever in terms of number ...

  7. Daniel Barenboim Signs With Universal Labels

    November 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim agreed a wide-ranging recording agreement with Deutsche Grammophon and Decca Classics . Barenboim is music director of Berlin's Staatsoper and Staatskapelle and maestro scaligero at Milan's Teatro a ...

  8. Katy Perry, Deutsche Telekom To Launch 'Firework'

    August 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry has entered into a marketing partnership that will see Europe's biggest telecommunications group Deutsche Telekom promote her next single and album, while she supports the company's consumer-brand message. The campaign centers ...

  9. CTS Eventim Acquires See Tickets Germany

    July 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT CTS Eventim in Bremen is acquiring 100% of Hamburg-based See Tickets Germany and Ticket Online Group. The share purchase agreement and a 12-year exclusive ticketing contract with Stage Entertainment Germany were signed today (July 5). Hamburg-base ...

  10. Metallica Sonisphere Cinecast Seen By 100,000

    June 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Sonisphere cinecast from the Sofia, Bulgaria leg of the touring rock festival was seen by more than 100,000 fans, according to promoter Stuart Galbraith . The global June 22 cinecast featured the 'Big Four' of metal - Metallica, Slay ...

  11. Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax To Tour Together

    December 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Heavy metal's Big Four -- Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax -- will ride together in 2010. In Europe, at least. After weeks of rumors, the four bands have announced they'll take part in the traveling Sonisphere festival, starting J ...

  12. Iron Maiden, Rammstein To Headline Sonisphere

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST International touring rock festival Sonishphere will expand to three days in the U.K. in 2010 following its launch this summer, with headline appearances from Iron Maiden and Rammstein. The festival will call at 11 international locations next sum ...

  13. Them Crooked Vultures Set Release Date For Debut

    October 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures will release its debut album Nov. 17. Bandmates Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters, Nirvana), Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) and Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin) will put the self-produced and self-titled release out on ...

  14. Madonna To Set Record With Sticky & Sweet Tour

    September 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Madonna's Sticky & Sweet wraps today with the second of two shows in Tel Aviv, Israel Sept. 1-2, putting the lid on what looks to be a record setting tour. With a gross of $408 million, Sticky & Sweet is the top-grossing tour by a sol ...

  15. MTV Networks Expands HD Service

    July 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Germany, Hungary and Switzerland have become the latest territories to launch the international high-definition service from MTV Networks International (MTVNI), MTVNHD. The service will be hosted by Deutsche Telekom in Germany, Hello HD in Hungary ...

  16. Publicist: Britney Spears' Warsaw Stop Canceled

    July 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears' "Circus" won't be coming to Warsaw. The singer, whose hits include "...Baby One More Time" and "I'm a Slave 4 U," has been playing a series of shows this summer in Europe, including in B ...

  17. Depeche Mode Pulls O2 Date After Singer's Surgery

    May 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode is to reschedule its London O2 Arena show and cancel some European appearances after the full extent of singer Dave Gahan's illness was revealed. The singer suffered a severe bout of gastroenteritis on May 12, leading to his hosp ...

  18. Polish Piracy Ring Smashed

    February 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST Polish police say they have shut down one of the biggest piracy operations in Europe. Police suspect the operation-which had an estimated distribution of nine million albums-was behind the Masterbox series, which consisted of DVDs containing pirat ...

  19. EMI Music Publishing Partners With Global Music Project

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Global One, a worldwide music project featuring acts from five continents on one album, has signed a worldwide deal with EMI Music Publishing. The deal was announced at the Popkomm music conference and entertainment business trade fair in Berlin. ...

  20. MTV Rolls Out HD Service

    September 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks International (MTVNI) is launching an international High Definition service on Sept. 15 in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Poland and Sweden. The MTV Networks High Definition (MTVNHD) channel will debut at 12 noon (CET) with 30 Sec ...

  21. 'American Teen' Soundtrack To Drop In July

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Columbia Records will release the soundtrack to 2008 Sundance fave "American Teen," a documentary about teenagers growing up in Warsaw, Ind., on July 15. Among the artists featured on the soundtrack are The Ting Tings, Black Kids, MGMT a ...

  22. UMPG Forges Pact For Joy Division Catalog

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group has struck a long-term, worldwide deal to administer the catalog of Joy Division, the legendary post-punk group which later evolved into New Order. The exclusive agreement represents the band's works, includin ...

  23. Universal Poland Pres Retires

    December 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Poland president Andrzej Puczynski is to retire from his post on Dec. 31 after more than 10 years' service. Going forward, Puczynski plans to focus his attention on his recording studio and developing seasoned artists. Jan Kub ...

  24. Sony BMG Poland Chief Out

    December 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Poland has parted ways with its managing director Jacek Jaglowski. Prior to taking the post in July 2005 , Jaglowski had served at Poland's Magic Records as local catalog manager. Previously, he had headed Warner Music Poland and had ...

  25. Guns N' Roses Readies Euro Tour

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Dates with Rolling Stones set for Germany. Interest is high in the upcoming Guns N’ Roses concerts, with four warm-up shows at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom selling out in less than three minutes on April 21, and tickets for European dates ...

  26. Puczynski, Kubicki Rise At Uni Poland

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Poland has restructured its executive team. Andrzej Puczynski has been promoted to chairman from managing director of the company. He continues to chair Zpav, the local IFPI group. Universal Music Poland has restructured its execut ...

  27. Sony BMG Poland Confirms Jaglowski As MD

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Jacek Jaglowski has been installed as the new managing director of Sony BMG Poland. As expected, Jacek Jaglowski has been installed as the new managing director of Sony BMG Poland. The former Universal and Warner Music Poland executiv ...

  28. Sources: Sony BMG Exec Mackowiak Exits

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Poland director general Piotr Mackowiak split with the company yesterday (June 30), sources tell Billboard.biz. Sony BMG Poland director general Piotr Mackowiak split with the company yesterday (June 30), sources tell Billboard.biz. Macko ...

  29. SoundExchange Joins Int'l Webcast Agreement

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Reciprocal deal allows for 'one-stop' streaming license. SoundExchange, the U.S. digital performance rights society, has signed the IFPI's international Webcasting agreement. The agreement allows Webcasters and simulcasters to strea ...

  30. SoundExchange Joins Int'l Webcast Agreement

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Reciprocal deal allows for 'one-stop' streaming license. SoundExchange, the U.S. digital performance rights society, has signed the IFPI's international Webcasting agreement. The agreement allows Webcasters and simulcasters to strea ...

  31. SoundExchange Joins Int'l Webcast Agreement

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Reciprocal deal allows for 'one-stop' streaming license. SoundExchange, the U.S. digital performance rights society, has signed the IFPI's international Webcasting agreement. The agreement allows Webcasters and simulcasters to strea ...

  32. Sony BMG Names Additional Execs

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <b>Lisa Weiss</b> has been named senior VP/general counsel/secretary of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, reporting to CEO Andrew Lack. Legal: Lisa Weiss has been named senior VP/general counsel/secretary of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, r ...

  33. Sony BMG Appoints Eastern Europe MDs

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 1) appointed heads of its operations in Eastern Europe. Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 1) appointed heads of its operations in Eastern Europe. Prague-based Sony Music Central Europe managing direc ...

  34. Sony BMG Appoints Eastern Europe MDs

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 1) appointed heads of its operations in Eastern Europe. Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 1) appointed heads of its operations in Eastern Europe. Prague-based Sony Music Central Europe managing direc ...

  35. MTV Heats Up Summer Club Tour

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Europe has unveiled details of its 3rd annual Isle of MTV international club tour, which this year takes place in 11 cities. MTV Networks Europe has unveiled details of its 3rd annual Isle of MTV international club tour, which this ye ...

  36. MTV Heats Up Summer Club Tour

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Europe has unveiled details of its 3rd annual Isle of MTV international club tour, which this year takes place in 11 cities. MTV Networks Europe has unveiled details of its 3rd annual Isle of MTV international club tour, which this ye ...

  37. Warner Music Poland MD Exits

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Poland (WMP) managing director Jacek Jaglowski is to leave the company. Jaglowski was promoted to that role from deputy managing director in 2001. Warner Music Poland (WMP) managing director Jacek Jaglowski is to leave the company. Ja ...