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  1. XM Signs Oprah To $55M Deal

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. on Thursday (Feb. 9)said it signed a three-year, $55 million deal with Oprah Winfrey to introduce a channel on the top U.S. subscription radio service, sending shares XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. on Thursday (F ...

  2. Network Live, O2 Pact

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST To offer subs exclusive mobile video clips. UK wireless operator O2 has teamed with Network Live to offer subscribers exclusive mobile video clips of Network Live-produced concerts. Network Live recently won the worldwide distribution rights to th ...

  3. Network Live To Broadcast Rock In Rio

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deal applies to Web, wireless, sat, TV, radio. Network Live has won the exclusive rights to broadcast the next Rock in Rio music festival. The agreement applies to all Internet, wireless, satellite and terrestrial radio and TV broadcasting on a gl ...

  4. Network Live Names New VP

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST Goldfine to handle production, programming. Network Live, a joint venture between American Online, XM Satellite Radio and AEG, has named Michael Goldfine VP of production and programming. Goldfine will handle all creative development and productio ...

  5. Sirius Added 1.1 Mil New Subs, XM 900K In Q4

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Both satellite radio services hit their subscriber forecasts in 2005. XM Satellite Radio added 2.7 million subscribers in 2005 to end the year with more than 6 million. That's nearly twice the number Both satellite radio services hit their su ...

  6. New XM Handhelds Include MP3 Players

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a pair of separate announcements at the Consumer Electronics Show, Pioneer and Samsung unveiled new portable XM satellite radios that incorporate MP3 players. In a pair of separate announcements at the Consumer Electronics Show, Pioneer and Sam ...

  7. Analyst: Media Stocks To Rebound

    December 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'The radio industry is poised for an upswing.' Media stocks should pick up the pace in 2006, many Wall Street analysts said. Considering their performance in 2005, though, it is an easy comparison. Of the major entertainment conglomerate ...

  8. Sirius Breaks 3 Million Subs

    December 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite Radio said Tuesday that it already has exceeded its goal of 3 million subscribers by year's end, adding about 9,600 new subs each day in the current quarter, an analyst said. Sirius Satellite Radio said Tuesday that it alread ...

  9. Musicians Dominate Yahoo Searches

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yahoo released its 2005 report on top searches this week, and while music sales may have kept falling during those 12 months, the popularity of music and music stars remained as popular as ever. Yahoo released its 2005 report on top searches this ...

  10. DirecTV Partners With Network Live

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Satellite operator has 15 million subscribers. DirecTV has joined the Network Live music concert collective as the first TV distribution partner. The satellite operator gains exclusive TV rights to air Network Live concerts. DirecTV will begin off ...

  11. Dylan To Host Weekly Music Show On XM

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Slated to begin March 2006. Bob Dylan has agreed to host a weekly, one-hour music show for XM Satellite Radio's Deep Tracks channel, beginning in March 2006. It marks the first time the music legend will have hosted a radio show. Featuring an ...

  12. Network Live Offers Gorillaz

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previous broadcasts include Bon Jovi, Madonna. Network Live-the joint venture between AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG—continues its live concert broadcasts series today (Dec. 9) with Gorillaz. The virtual band performed their latest album, "D ...

  13. Cable, Satcasters In Senate's Crosshairs

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lawmakers began decency forum Nov. 29. It was television, rather than radio, that was singled out in early remarks made by three senators and the FCC chairman during opening presentations at Tuesday's (Nov. 29) Senate Commerce Committee forum ...

  14. XM Taps Washinushi CFO For Canadian Licensee

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio's Canadian licensee said it has hired Michael Washinushi as CFO of its Canadianized satellite radio service. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- XM Satellite Radio's Canadian licensee said it has hired Michael Washinushi as CF ...

  15. Interview: XM CEO Hugh Panero

    November 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST CEO discusses business and tech challenges. Major labels and satellite companies are largely mum on their upcoming rates negotiations. But XM CEO Hugh Panero was happy to discuss the business and technological challenges and opportunities laying a ...

  16. Interview: XM CEO Hugh Panero

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Major labels and satellite companies are largely mum on their upcoming rates negotiations (See Billboard cover story, Nov. 26). But XM CEO Hugh Panero was happy to discuss the business and technologic Major labels and satellite companies are large ...

  17. Network Live To Offer John Mayer Trio

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Show will broadcast live Nov. 23 on AOL, XM. Network Live continues its slate of live concert broadcasts with the John Mayer Trio on Nov. 23. The company—which is a joint venture between AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG—will broadcast the show live ...

  18. Network Live Prepares For Madonna, Urban

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exclusive shows to be broadcast across AOL, XM. Exclusive shows to be broadcast across AOL, XM. News ...

  19. Network Live Prepares For Madonna, Urban

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exclusive shows to be broadcast across AOL, XM. Network Live, a joint venture between America Online, XM Satellite Radio and AEG, is producing two exclusive concerts-Keith Urban Nov. 14 and Madonna Nov. 15-which will be broadcast across its multi- ...

  20. Goldsmith, Wall To Keynote Midem Live Event

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Harvey Goldsmith and Kevin Wall have been tapped to deliver keynote speeches for a special Jan. 23 live music program during the Midem trade fair in Cannes. Harvey Goldsmith and Kevin Wall have been tapped to deliver keynote speeches for a special ...

  21. Goldsmith, Wall To Keynote Midem Live Event

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Harvey Goldsmith and Kevin Wall have been tapped to deliver keynote speeches for a special Jan. 23 live music program during the Midem trade fair in Cannes. Harvey Goldsmith and Kevin Wall have been tapped to deliver keynote speeches for a special ...

  22. Canada Moves Forward With Radio Reg Review

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Canadian federal government is going ahead with a planned review of its commercial radio regulations, despite an earlier call by domestic broadcasters for a delay amid the pending arrival of U.S. TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Canadia ...

  23. Network Live Recruits Three Execs

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The AOL, XM Radio and AEG joint venture Network Live has added three new executives to its management team. The AOL, XM Radio and AEG joint venture Network Live has added three new executives to its management team. Andrew Thau has been recruited ...

  24. One Million New Satellite Subscribers In Q3

    October 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Another 1.5 million subs forecasted in Q4. The two satellite radio companies added nearly 1 million subscribers in the third quarter, on track to hit 9 million subscribers by the end of the year. Although Sirius Satellite Radio still lags XM Satel ...

  25. RIAA Argues Against New Portable Players

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Industry Assn. of America has contacted satellite radio giants XM and Sirius, expressing its worry over new portable players to be unveiled this fall. The devices will allow listeners to WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Recording Industry Ass ...

  26. XM Offers Channels To DirectTV Subscribers

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT channels made available. The two leading satellite radio and TV providers, XM Satellite Radio and DirecTV announced Thursday (September 29) a distribution deal to offer 72 of XM's 150 channels to 14.6 million DirecTV subscribers. Beginning ...

  27. RIAA Argues Against New Portable Players

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Devices allow listeners to store, record songs. The Recording Industry Assn. of America (RIAA) has contacted satellite radio giants XM and Sirius, expressing its worry over new portable players to be unveiled this fall. The devices will allow list ...

  28. Canadian Gov't Dismisses Sat-Radio Review

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canada's Liberal Party government cabinet has turned down a request by cultural and trade groups to review the federal broadcast regulator's granting of subscription-radio licenses to satellite radio TORONTO -- Canada's Liberal Part ...

  29. Sat Services Bow To Canadian Content Requirements

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two U.S. satellite radio services on Sept. 6 told Canada's broadcast regulator they can live with Canadian-content obligations imposed on their upcoming rollouts of Canadianized services. TORONTO (The Hollywood Report) -- Two U.S. satellite r ...

  30. Canadian Gov't Dismisses Sat-Radio Review

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canada's Liberal Party government cabinet has turned down a request by cultural and trade groups to review the federal broadcast regulator's granting of subscription-radio licenses to satellite radio Canada's Liberal Party governmen ...

  31. Canadian Music Industry Wants Sat-Radio Review

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The future of satellite radio in Canada remains unclear as a coalition of Canadian music industry organizations on Aug. 31 called on the federal government to proceed with a review of the June 16 deci TORONTO -- The future of satellite radio in Ca ...

  32. Canadian Music Industry Wants Sat-Radio Review

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Feds previously granted three licenses. The future of satellite radio in Canada remains unclear as a coalition of Canadian music industry organizations called today (Aug. 31) on the federal government to proceed with a review of the June 16 decisi ...

  33. Bon Jovi Album Launch To Hit Times Square

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scheduled for Sept. 19 at Nokia's Theater. Bon Jovi will be the first band to rock the new Nokia Theatre Times Square with a live launch of their new Island Records album "Have a Nice Day" on Sept. 19. The album's launch will b ...

  34. XM Embraces Reggaeton

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio will begin focusing on reggaeton with a dedicated channel--Alegria, XM channel 90--for the popular latin hip hop music genre. The channel will be produced by XM's music staff, inclu XM Satellite Radio will begin focusing on ...

  35. Sirius Eyes "Humongous" Growth in 2006

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Karmazin expects dramatic jumps in ad revenue. Sirius Satellite CEO Mel Karmazin chided analysts this morning (Aug. 2) for underestimating the advertising growth his company will achieve in 2006, as he dubbed the growth "humongous." The ...

  36. XM Grabs Sony BMG VP

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nathaniel Brown takes senior VP communications post. XM Satellite Radio has named Nathaniel Brown to be senior VP of corporate communications. Brown will be based in New York City. Brown has more than 12 years of experience in entertainment media ...

  37. The Beat

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Starbucks' Hear Music and XM partners for a series of multi-artist compilation CDs, premiering with "Hear Music XM Radio Sessions, Vol. 1," featuring artists including Tracy Chapman and Jewel. Read M Starbucks' Hear Music and X ...

  38. XM, Napster Team For New Digital Store

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio and Napster have unveiled a version of Napster's digital music store and subscription service customized for XM subscribers. The design will give XM subscribers the ability to manag XM Satellite Radio and Napster have unvei ...

  39. Samsung, XM Team To Create MP3 Players

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Samsung Electronics has formed a strategic alliance with XM Satellite Radio to create MP3 players with native support for XM’s radio programming. The devices won’t directly connect to the XM servi Samsung Electronics has formed a strategic allianc ...

  40. XM Diversifies With WorldSpace Stake

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio announced July 19 an initial $25 million investment in international satellite radio broadcaster WorldSpace, which currently targets Africa and Asia. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- XM Satellite Radio announced July 19 an initial $25 millio ...

  41. XM Diversifies with Worldspace Stake

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio has announced an initial $25 million investment in international satellite radio broadcaster WorldSpace, which currently targets Africa and Asia. The XM investment isn't raising man XM Satellite Radio has announced an initi ...

  42. AOL, XM Satellite Radio, AEG Team For Network Live

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to deliver live entertainment programming to online, satellite, mobile and digital media outlets. AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to de ...

  43. XM Buys WCS; Sirius Eyes ABC Radio

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT One satellite radio company was rumored to be interested in acquiring ABC Radio from the Walt Disney Co. on July 13, while the other made an acquisition. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- One satellite radio company was rumored to be interested in acqui ...

  44. AOL, XM Satellite Radio, AEG Team For Network Live

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Venture to be run by vet promoter Kevin Wall. AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to deliver live entertainment programming to online, satellite, mobile and digital media outlets. The venture, announced July 12, ...

  45. AOL, XM Satellite Radio, AEG Team For Network Live

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to deliver live entertainment programming to online, satellite, mobile and digital media outlets. The venture, announced July 12 AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a ...

  46. Survey: CD's, Radio Still The Way To Get Music

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT % of U.S. citizens own CD player. A survey by IDC Audio has found that despite interest in emerging digital audio technologies U.S. consumers still rely on CDs and FM radio as their primary sources of new music. The company's study, 2004 Co ...

  47. Canadian Groups Protest Sat Radio Decision

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A coalition of Canadian content creators on June 27 formally asked the federal cabinet to overturn a June 16 decision by Canada's broadcast regulator that allows U.S.-based rivals XM Satellite Radio H TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- A coa ...

  48. XM Posts Its Best Second Quarter

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio says it signed up more than 640,000 listeners during the second quarter of 2005, bringing its grand total to 4.4 million subscribers. The figure marks a 53% gain over the second qua XM Satellite Radio says it signed up more than ...

  49. XM Coming To 50,000 Hyatt Hotel Rooms

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In another marketing coup designed to encourage sampling of its 150-plus digital channels, XM Satellite Radio has inked a multi-year deal with Hyatt Hotels. Beginning this fall, the satellite broadcas In another marketing coup designed to encourag ...

  50. XM, Sirius OK'd For Canada Launch

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Without a Canadian satellite capable of delivering pay radio, Canada's broadcast regulator on June 16 licensed U.S. rivals XM Satellite Radio Holdings and Sirius Satellite Radio to launch subscription TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Witho ...

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