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  1. Exclusive: Vice Launches Three-Year Global Partnership With Warner Bros. Records

    November 22, 2011 9:05 AM EST Four years after parting ways with Atlantic Records, Vice Music is re-teaming with Warner Bros. Records for a three-year global partnership, encompassing distribution, marketing, touring support and other components. Vice Music, the in-house recor ...

  2. British Music PR Giant Rob Partridge Dies

    November 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. music industry veteran Rob Partridge has died following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 60. Partridge, born Robert John Partridge on June 2 1948, was the founder and owner of London-based music PR and artist management company Coalition ...

  3. Bacharach Opens Electric Proms

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Veteran songwriter Burt Bacharach launched the five-day BBC Electric Proms series at the Roundhouse venue in Camden, north London, with a set packed with classic hits and featuring guest stars. The 80-year-old composer performed at the piano along ...

  4. Portishead, Johnson, Waters To Headline Coachella

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson and former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters will headline the 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 25-27 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also near the top of the bill are the Verve, Kraftwerk, Death ...

  5. Warner U.K. Adds 679

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Warner Music has acquired 679 Recordings, home to British urban acts The Streets and Kano plus alt-rock band Mystery Jets, for an undisclosed sum. The label becomes a wholly-owned division of Atlantic Records U.K.; founder Nick Worthington remains ...

  6. Britain's Great Escape Builds Line-Up

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British Sea Power, the Holloways and Micah P Hinson have been added to the bulging line-up for the live music segment of the U.K.'s second annual Great Escape Festival. They join a previously-announced bill of 150-plus local and international ...

  7. Ultra Music Fest Sales Strong

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST With the ninth annual Ultra Music Festival right around the corner, co-founder/executive producer Russell Faibish says ticket sales for the March 23-24 event at Miami's Bicentennial Park are right on track. "[Both days] are looking to se ...

  8. Vice Strikes Licensing Deal With Ed Banger

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Atlantic-affiliated Vice Records will distribute releases from Paris-based Ed Banger Records in the U.S. via a licensing agreement. The French label was founded by longtime Daft Punk manager Pedro Winter, and Vice is already the U.S. home for the ...

  9. Pink Continues Stay At Euro Chart Summit

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pink's "I'm Not Dead" (LaFace/Zomba) starts a second week atop European Top 100 Albums. Although it falls away in certain territories -- 1-5 in Austria, 1-4 in Germany, 1-2 in Switzerland and 3-8 in t Pink's "I'm ...

  10. Pink Continues Stay At Euro Chart Summit

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Dead' fights off Massive Attack in Europe. Pink's "I'm Not Dead" (LaFace/Zomba) starts a second week atop European Top 100 Albums. Although it falls away in certain territories -- 1-5 in Austria, 1-4 in Germany, 1-2 ...

  11. The Streets Tops U.K. Chart

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Streets' third album "The Hardest Way To Make An Easy Living" (679/Locked On) yesterday (April 16) became the second U.K. No. 1 set for the recording alter ego of Mike Skinner. Featuring the top 1 The Streets' third album & ...

  12. eMusic Inks Label Licensing Deal

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ryan Adams, Bloc Party among new content. Indie label digital music subscription service eMusic has inked content licensing deals with more than 20 new labels, Billboard.biz has learned. Among the latest additions are Six Degrees, Vice Recordings, ...

  13. Lynn, Wilco, Killers On Long List For Shortlist

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Loretta Lynn, Wilco, Franz Ferdinand and the Killers are among 73 artists whose latest albums made the "Long List" of initial nominations for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize, which honors critically ac Loretta Lynn, Wilco, Franz Ferdinand ...

  14. 'Anastacia' Back On Top In Europe

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT There's a surprise at the top of European Top 100 Albums, on which Anastacia's self-titled Epic album moves back to No. 1, a position it held for seven consecutive weeks in April and May. The album wa There's a surprise at the top o ...

  15. 'Anastacia' Back On Top In Europe

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT There's a surprise at the top of European Top 100 Albums, on which Anastacia's self-titled Epic album moves back to No. 1, a position it held for seven consecutive weeks in April and May. The album wa There's a surprise at the top o ...

  16. Choudhury To Leave Warner Music U.K.

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After 18 years with the company, Warner Music U.K international director Hassan Choudhury will exit at the end of June. After 18 years with the company, Warner Music U.K international director Hassan Choudhury will exit at the end of June. Part of ...

  17. Choudhury To Leave Warner Music U.K.

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After 18 years with the company, Warner Music U.K international director Hassan Choudhury will exit at the end of June. After 18 years with the company, Warner Music U.K international director Hassan Choudhury will exit at the end of June. Part of ...