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  1. BMI, mobZilla Link

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Deal covers mobile streaming. BMI has forged a licensing deal with mobZilla. The agreement allows the wireless media company to stream music represented by BMI to cell phones and other mobile devices. La Jolla, Calif.-based mobZilla has a monthly ...

  2. Schooff Exits AOL Music U.K.

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blair Schooff exited yesterday (Feb. 28) as executive director of AOL Music U.K. A company spokesperson says the firm has no immediate plans to replace him. Blair Schooff exited yesterday (Feb. 28) as executive director of AOL Music U.K. A company ...

  3. Schooff Exits AOL Music U.K.

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blair Schooff exited yesterday (Feb. 28) as executive director of AOL Music U.K. A company spokesperson says the firm has no immediate plans to replace him. Blair Schooff exited yesterday (Feb. 28) as executive director of AOL Music U.K. A company ...

  4. Yahoo Japan Launches Download Site

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yahoo Music Download, Yahoo Japan's first foray into the music-download business, went live today (Feb. 24), just three days after plans for the service were announced. Yahoo Music Download, Yahoo Japan's first foray into the music-downl ...

  5. Yahoo Japan Launches Download Site

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yahoo Music Download, Yahoo Japan's first foray into the music-download business, went live today (Feb. 24), just three days after plans for the service were announced. Yahoo Music Download, Yahoo Japan's first foray into the music-downl ...

  6. Yahoo! To Boost 'Nashville Star'

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Viewers will vote for contestants online. Yahoo! Music and USA Network have teamed up to promote the third season of the USA talent series "Nashville Star." Yahoo! is hosting an exclusive "Nashville Star" site (nashvillestar.ya ...

  7. Aussie Anti-Piracy Head Resigns

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Speck, GM of Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation unit, has resigned effective April 15. The Australian Record Industry Assn., which funds MIPI, is looking for a replacement. SYDNEY -- Michael Speck, GM of Australia's ...

  8. Yahoo Japan To Enter Download Biz

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tie-up with Label Gate to launch this month. Yahoo Japan and Tokyo-based music-download service operator Label Gate today (Feb. 21) announced the joint launch of a music portal, marking Yahoo's first foray into the country's music-downlo ...

  9. Yahoo Japan To Enter Download Biz

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yahoo Japan and Tokyo-based music-download service operator Label Gate today (Feb. 21) announced the joint launch of a music portal, marking Yahoo's first foray into the country's music-download busin Yahoo Japan and Tokyo-based music-do ...

  10. Documents Reveal Kazaa Sale Details

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sydney-based Sharman Networks paid €600,000 ($750,000) to buy the Kazaa file-sharing network from its Dutch founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis in January 2002, newly disclosed documents r SYDNEY -- Sydney-based Sharman Networks pa ...

  11. Downloads Power Hot 100, New Pop 100

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Charts integrate digital data. Charts integrate digital data. News ...

  12. UMG To Charge Web Services For Videos

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group plans to begin charging online services like AOL, Yahoo!, MTV.com and MSN for access to music videos, sources familiar with the situation say. Universal Music Group plans to begin charging online services like AOL, Yahoo!, MT ...

  13. Aussie Court Releases Kazaa Sale Documents

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sydney-based Sharman Networks paid €600,000 ($750,000) to buy the Kazaa file-sharing network from its Dutch founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis in January 2002, newly disclosed documents Sydney-based Sharman Networks paid €600,000 ...

  14. 50 Cent Vid To Bow On Launch

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yahoo! service gets exclusive premiere. Yahoo! service gets exclusive premiere. News ...

  15. Yahoo! Moves Media Group To L.A.

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Internet giant wants access to entertainment. Yahoo! is hoping to expand its relationship with the entertainment industry by moving its new Yahoo! Media Group to offices near Los Angeles. The move will effectively split the Internet giant's o ...

  16. Warner Unit Links With Destroy

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Deal covers lifestyle, sports videos. Warner Strategic Marketing has signed an exclusive multi-year distribution and marketing agreement with Destroy Entertainment, a new producer of lifestyle and action-sports videos. The deal launches March 22 w ...

  17. This Week's Top Stories

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST <UL> <LI>Kazaa Parties, Labels Resume Court Battle Jan. 17</LI> <LI>Behind the Deal: The State of the Music Industry -- An Interview With Kenny Meiselas</LI> <LI>Behind the Deal: An Interview with Da Kazaa Parti ...

  18. Garageband Acts Score From MSN, Live365

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Partnerships lead to increased exposure. Garageband.com says deals with MSN and Live365 are leading to increased opportunities for priority-acts promoted by the emerging-artist service. Unsigned act Geoff Byrd, has seen a spike in both download sa ...

  19. Clear Channel Snags AOL's Harrison

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. ...

  20. Clear Channel Snags AOL's Harrison

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. ...

  21. MSN Music, GarageBand Form Alliance

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST In an effort to extend its connection with independent musicians and their fans, MSN Music is teaming with Garageband.com for a number of new features. In an effort to extend its connection with independent musicians and their fans, MSN Music is t ...

  22. Yahoo! Names Media/Entertainment Head

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Internet giant Yahoo! has appointed Lloyd Braun as head of its media and entertainment division, which includes divisions for movies, TV, music, games, finance, news, weather, sports, health and kids. Internet giant Yahoo! has appointed Lloyd Brau ...

  23. Yahoo! Names Media/Entertainment Head

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Internet giant Yahoo has appointed Lloyd Braun as head of its media and entertainment division, which includes divisions for movies, TV, music, games, finance, news, weather, sports, health and kids. Internet giant Yahoo has appointed Lloyd Braun ...

  24. Universal Calls For Kazaa Owner's Identity

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney judge to order Sharman Networks to reveal the identity of its owner. Universal Music and the other leading Australian record labels are suing Sharman for a Sydney -- Universal Music Australia has asked ...

  25. Universal Calls For Kazaa Owner's Identity

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney judge to order Sharman Networks to reveal the identity of its owner. Universal Music and the other leading Australian record labels are suing Sharman for a Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney j ...

  26. Universal Calls For Kazaa Owner's Identity

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney judge to order Sharman Networks to reveal the identity of its owner. Universal Music and the other leading Australian record labels are suing Sharman for a Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney j ...

  27. Ads Boost Yahoo Sales

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo reports improved third-quarter financial results, thanks to a strong online advertising market. Yahoo reports improved third-quarter financial results, thanks to a strong online advertising market. The company -- which recently entered into ...

  28. MySpace Offers R.E.M. Album Preview

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MySpace.com, a social networking portal, is presenting an exclusive online streaming preview of R.E.M.'s new album, "Around the Sun," ahead of its Oct. 5 release. The offering came about as a partners MySpace.com, a social networkin ...

  29. MySpace Offers R.E.M. Album Preview

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MySpace.com, a social networking portal, is presenting an exclusive online streaming preview of R.E.M.'s new album, "Around the Sun," ahead of its Oct. 5 release. The offering came about as a partners MySpace.com, a social networkin ...

  30. AOL Turns Web-Cam On Kids Radio Show

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Radio KOL, AOL's Internet radio program aimed at children ages 6-12, has launched a Web-cam feature that allows listeners to watch live video footage of in-studio guests and other programming feature Radio KOL, AOL's Internet radio progr ...

  31. Beat Box

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fashion brand Ben Sherman debuts its On the Verge photo series, which features acts like dance duo Spalding Rockwell. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Fashion brand Ben Sherman debuts its On the Verge photo series, which features acts like dan ...

  32. Yahoo!'s Battle Over French Court's Jurisdiction Lingers On

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While Yahoo!'s legal battle over a French court's order to restrict access to its U.S. Web site lingers, the parties seem ready to let old dogs lie. NEW YORK -- While Yahoo!'s legal battle over a French court's order to restric ...

  33. Judge Orders Kazaa Parent To Reveal Owner

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT An Australian Federal Court judge has ordered Sharman Networks to reveal the names of the anonymous figures controlling the company. Sharman, the parent company of the peer-to-peer network Kazaa, is f SYDNEY -- An Australian Federal Court judge ha ...

  34. Kazaa Parent Told To Reveal Owner

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT An Australian Federal Court judge has ordered Sharman Networks reveal the anonymous figures controlling the company. An Australian Federal Court judge has ordered Sharman Networks to reveal the anonymous figures controlling the company. Sharman, t ...

  35. Kazaa Parent Told To Reveal Owner

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT An Australian Federal Court judge has ordered Sharman Networks reveal the anonymous figures controlling the company. An Australian Federal Court judge has ordered Sharman Networks to reveal the anonymous figures controlling the company. Sharman, t ...

  36. Kazaa Parent Told To Reveal Owner

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT An Australian Federal Court judge has ordered Sharman Networks reveal the anonymous figures controlling the company. An Australian Federal Court judge has ordered Sharman Networks to reveal the anonymous figures controlling the company. Sharman, t ...

  37. Kazaa May Go To Court November 29

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Federal Court has tentatively set November 29 as the date when Kazaa parent company Sharman Networks stand trial in Sydney. The Australian Federal Court has tentatively set November 29 as the date when Kazaa parent company Sharman N ...

  38. Kazaa May Go To Court November 29

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Federal Court has tentatively set November 29 as the date when Kazaa parent company Sharman Networks stand trial in Sydney. The Australian Federal Court has tentatively set November 29 as the date when Kazaa parent company Sharman N ...

  39. Kazaa May Go To Court November 29

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Federal Court has tentatively set November 29 as the date when Kazaa parent company Sharman Networks stand trial in Sydney. The Australian Federal Court has tentatively set November 29 as the date when Kazaa parent company Sharman N ...

  40. IGN To Acquire Rotten Tomatoes

    June 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a move aimed at reaching the 18- to 34-year-old demographic courted by advertisers, privately held Internet media company IGN Entertainment has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rotten Tomat In a move aimed at reaching the 18- to 34-year ...

  41. MusicNet Names Product Development VP

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Online music service provider MusicNet has tapped Cris Pierry as VP of product development. Online music service provider MusicNet has tapped Cris Pierry as VP of product development. Pierry, who is based in Seattle, will lead MusicNet's plat ...

  42. MusicNet Names Product Development VP

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Online music service provider MusicNet has tapped Cris Pierry as VP of product development. Online music service provider MusicNet has tapped Cris Pierry as VP of product development. Pierry, who is based in Seattle, will lead MusicNet's plat ...

  43. AOL To Sponsor New-Artist Shows In N.Y.

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cherie, Christina Milian among featured artists. America Online is sponsoring a summer concert series in New York that will spotlight acts featured in AOL Music's new-artist program "Breakers." The series will kick off June 25 with ...

  44. AOL To Sponsor New-Artist Shows In N.Y.

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT America Online is sponsoring a summer concert series in New York that will spotlight acts featured in AOL Music's new-artist program "Breakers." America Online is sponsoring a summer concert series in New York that will spotlight ac ...

  45. Nielsen BDS To Track Launch Streams

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo! service is first Web property monitored. Yahoo! service is first Web property monitored. News ...

  46. Nielsen BDS To Track Launch Streams

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo! service is first Web property monitored. Launch, the music destination on Yahoo!, has announced that Nielsen BDS will begin tracking its audio and video streams in July. Launch is the first Internet media property to be monitored by the ser ...

  47. Tuned In: The Tube

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Time Warner Cable and AOL launch My MC, an on-demand music video service. Read Carla Hay's column. Time Warner Cable and AOL launch My MC, an on-demand music video service. Read Carla Hay's column. News Carla Hay ...

  48. Kazaa Owner To Invoke 105-Year-Old Defense

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sharman License Holdings is planning to present a controversial defense of its <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/global/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=2087314">Kazaa peer-to-peer s Sharman License Holdings is pl ...

  49. Kazaa Owner To Invoke 105-Year-Old Defence

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sharman License Holdings is planning to present a controversial defense of its <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/global/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=2087314">Kazaa peer-to-peer s Sharman License Holdings is pl ...

  50. iTunes, Live365 Among Webby Winners

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store and Internet radio network Live365 were among the winners at the eighth annual Webby Awards, held online Wednesday (May 12). Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store and Internet radio network Live365 were ...

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