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  1. Twitter 140: Page 14

    July 26, 2012 8:02 PM EDT « PREVIOUS RETURN TO INDEX Storme Warren Host, GAC's "The Collection," "Headline Country" @StormeWarren One of Nashville's best-known TV personalities, Warren will often share updates from his various comings and goin ...

  2. Quincy Jones, Pharrell Williams, Noah '40' Shebib, EMI Win Big at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

    June 29, 2012 9:00 PM EDT Quincy Jones took home the ASCAP Founders Award, Pharrell Williams was honored with the Golden Note Award, and EMI Music Publishing again took home the publisher of the year honor at Friday (June 29) night's 25th anniversary ASCAP Rhythm and ...

  3. What Gets Fans Engaged? SXSW Panel Explores Methods Beyond Facebook

    March 16, 2012 2:42 PM EDT The "Secrets to Fan Engagement" panel at SXSW Music veered from the most effective methods of online engagement (Facebook took number one, with email blasts just below it and Twitter surprisingly far behind) to the ways in which innovati ...

  4. Business Matters: A Venture Capitalist's Approach to Fighting Piracy

    February 16, 2012 9:44 PM EST A Venture Capitalist's Approach to Fighting Piracy -- Fred Wilson made Billboard's Power 100 list ( at No. 86 ) for two reasons: he helps builds digital startups and he is one of venture capital's more prominent thought leaders. In ...

  5. The (Unofficial, But Still Amazing) Billboard Tumblr Top 30

    October 20, 2011 7:25 PM EDT BILLBOARD ON TUMBLR Over on our new Tumblr, we'll point you in the direction of the features over on our fan-focused site Billboard.com - as well as to selected content from our music industry-focused print magazine - but you can also expect ...

  6. Meet the Man Behind Rebecca Black's 'Friday'

    March 30, 2011 10:22 PM EDT Rebecca Black's song "Friday" has turned the 13-year-old into an overnight celebrity, spurred a rash of negative comments and now been viewed nearly 67 million times on YouTube. It's been widely reported that the aspiring singe ...

  7. Spirit Signs Comprehensive Publishing Deal With Jim Henson Co.

    March 17, 2011 8:00 AM EDT Spirit Music Group has scored a multi-year global, joint venture deal with the Jim Henson Co. that covers its entire media library, including films such as "Labyrinth" and "The Dark Crystal" and the television series "Frag ...

  8. 2009 Grammy Award Winners

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Below, the full list of winners from the 51st Annual Grammy Awards held Feb. 8 at the Staples Center in L.A. For full coverage of this year's Grammys click here . The winners: Record Of The Year - "Please Read The Letter" Robert Pla ...

  9. Attendance Up At In The City

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s 17th annual In The City (ITC) has been hailed a "huge success" by organisers with initial figures indicating a 22% rise in delegate attendance on last year. While the final delegate figures are not yet available, the thre ...

  10. Kanye, No I.D. At Work On New Jay-Z Album

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Although it's unclear if they will produce the entire album, Kanye West and Dion "No I.D." Wilson are hard at work making tracks for Jay-Z's "Blueprint 3," according to West's management. West and Jay-Z debuted o ...

  11. R&B Briefs: Mayfield, Winans

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -In honor of the 50th anniversary of his career, R&B legend Curtis Mayfield will be inducted posthumously into Hollywood’s RockWalk on May 20. Mayfield joins a circle of earlier honorees that includes Eric Clapton, Marvin Gaye, Elvis Presley a ...

  12. Prince Closes Coachella Day Two With Collabs, Covers

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In a rare U.S. festival appearance, the late addition of Prince to the lineup of this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., proved to be successful, as the Purple One drew massive crowds to the event's main ...

  13. Exclusive: Columbia Urban Team Takes Shape

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rick Rubin's Columbia is beginning to take shape as Kyambo "Hip-Hop" Joshua has been named the president of Columbia's urban department, Billboard.biz has learned. Formerly the senior VP of A&R at Warner Music Group until 2 ...

  14. RCA Preps Digital Dance Series

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST -20 tracks to be made available monthly. Realizing that it sits on a goldmine of out-of-print dance classics and previously unreleased club remixes of contemporary hits, the RCA Music Group has created a new digital dance music program. With acc ...

  15. ASCAP Fete Honors Country Songwriters, Publishers

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP honored its top country songwriters and publishers at its annual awards gala Monday night (Oct. 17), held at Nashville's famed Ryman Auditorium. Kenny Chesney, Craig Wiseman, John Rich and EMI M ASCAP honored its top country songwriters ...

  16. Chevy Partners With Country Stars

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sponsoring 'Our America' as a free download. In its continued partnership with Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson, Chevrolet is a presenting sponsor of "Our America," a new recording by Big & Rich, Wilson and Cowboy Troy. B ...

  17. Chevy Partners With Country Stars

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sponsoring 'Our America' as a free download. In its continued partnership with Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson, Chevrolet is a presenting sponsor of "Our America," a new recording by Big & Rich, Wilson and Cowboy Troy. B ...

  18. DualDisc Release Slate Heating Up

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST On the heels of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's announcement that it will issue 18 DualDisc titles, all the majors and 5.1 Entertainment Group are stepping up with another 20 or so releases in the form On the heels of Sony BMG Music Entertainm ...

  19. Factory's Wilson Returns With F4

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tony Wilson, the veteran British producer and label executive who helped launch the careers of Joy Division, New Order and the Happy Mondays, has established a new record label, F4 Records. Tony Wilson, the veteran British producer and label execu ...

  20. Factory's Wilson Returns With F4

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tony Wilson, the veteran British producer and label executive who helped launch the careers of Joy Division, New Order and the Happy Mondays, has established a new record label, F4 Records. Tony Wilson, the veteran British producer and label execu ...

  21. Twain's 'Come On Over' Goes 20X Platinum

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST November certs also honor Nelly, Wilson, Charles. November certs also honor Nelly, Wilson, Charles. News ...

  22. Keith Ready For Summer 'Throwdown'

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Messina, Wilson, Montgomery Gentry in for opener. Messina, Wilson, Montgomery Gentry in for opener. News ...

  23. Lord Of The Rings DVD Triggers Copyright Suit

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The companies that own the rights to J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" books are suing a New Jersey company for publishing a four-volume DVD compilation on the books. NEW YORK--The companies that own the rights to J.R.R. Tolkien& ...

  24. E.U. Set To Act On New Rules To Halt Piracy

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Union is expected to agree to new rules this week that will clamp down on movie and music pirates following a long legislative battle, according to the E.U. sources last Friday. <br clea Virgin, Fox Studio Drop Lawsuit, Settle Disp ...