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  1. Alan Meltzer -- Late Wind-Up Records Founder, Three-Time Industry Success Story -- Remembered by Friends & Family

    November 02, 2011 6:15 PM EDT Alan Meltzer, who passed away Oct. 31, was a triple platinum music executive. He hit it big the first time out building a small CD wholesale business into a super one-stop, which he sold and ultimately realized about $30 million from; he invested ...

  2. Wind-Up Records Signs With EMI Outside North America

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Wind-Up Records, home of Creed, Evanescence and Seether, has signed a marketing and distribution deal with EMI Music Germany for the world outside North America. The first release expected under the new deal will be an album from the reformed Cree ...

  3. News Briefs: 101 Distribution, theBizmo

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Rick Williams, a veteran distribution executive, has joined the Phoenix-based indie distributor 101 Distribution as GM. "Rick is an industry expert who possesses the knowledge and expertise in building, growing and managing a multi-million ...

  4. Italian Wind Awards' Ratings Inch Up

    June 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of the Italian Wind Music Awards show say they are pleased with the slight increase in TV ratings for the first broadcast of the 2009 event. The show was recorded in the picturesque Roman Arena in Verona over the weekend of June 6 and 7 ...

  5. MySpace Music President's Public Debut At MidemNet

    January 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Just 11 days into the job, MySpace Music president Courtney Holt outlined his ambitions for expanding into new services and territories during his first high profile public appearance. Holt was in conversation with Billboard editorial director Bil ...

  6. Promoters Pleased With Italy's Second Wind Awards

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Milan-based concert promoters Friends and Partners have expressed their satisfaction with the TV ratings for the second edition of Italy's Wind Music Awards. The show, a non-competitive event which simply gave prizes to Italian artists who so ...

  7. Italy's Second Wind Awards Takes Shape

    May 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Eros Ramazzotti, Luciano Ligabue, Elisa, Miguel Bosé, Biagio Antonacci and Zucchero have been confirmed to perform at the second edition of Italy's Wind Music Awards, which will be held at Valle Giulia in Rome on June 3. During the course of ...

  8. Wind-up, Porter-Gentry Team For Durrance Push

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Wind-up Records has teamed up with Nashville-based development company Porter-Gentry Productions to help promote and market new Wind-up country act Eric Durrance. Under the new partnership, Wind-up will work with Porter-Gentry Productions' Be ...

  9. Italy's Wind Awards Open Dialog With Indies

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The second edition of Italy's Wind Music Awards will likely be held at the Rome Auditorium in late May or early June and broadcast on the Silvio Berlusconi-owned network Italia Uno in two parts, on June 5 and 12. A source at organizers Friend ...

  10. First State Media Acquires Wind-up Publishing

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT First State Media Group has acquired the music publishing subsidiaries of Wind-up Entertainment. The deal covers the existing Wind-up publishing assets, which include rights in songs by Evanescence and Creed. It does not include future Wind-up sig ...

  11. Lerner Exits Wind-Up

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Wind-up Records confirms executive Steve Lerner has left the company. Lerner, who has been with the label from some of its earliest days, served stints as president and CEO over the course of his nine-year tenure. Wind-up said in a st ...

  12. Wind-up Pacts With YouTube

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Wind-up Records has struck a deal to make its music videos available on YouTube, in return for a share of the company's advertising revenue. The label also is making available a list of pre-cleared tracks that YouTube users can embed into the ...

  13. Sony BMG, Wind-up Extend Ties

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Wind-up Records have extended their international licensing agreement. Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Wind-up Records have extended their international licensing agreement. Sony Music Entertainment has had an int ...