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  1. Morning Fix: Bertelsmann Wants EMI Assets; Jay-Z's 'Made In America' Costs; Twitter's New Tools

    August 31, 2012 8:08 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters. WHITE PAPER URGES FTC TO BLOCK UMG-EMI DEAL; EU NAT'L REGULATORS TO VOTE ON MERGER Next Week The American Antitrust Institute, a Washington-based non-profit org aniza ...

  2. Skatalites Lloyd Brevett Laid To Rest, While His Financial Estate Remains Unsettled

    June 06, 2012 7:40 AM EDT A series of events commemorating the late Lloyd Brevett, upright bassist and cofounder of seminal Jamaican ska group The Skatalites, were held in Jamaica on Sunday June 3. A church service at Kingston's Mona Chapel was followed by a public pr ...

  3. Chart Moves: 'Glee' Finds 'Love,' Girls Generation's 'Boys' Debuts

    January 26, 2012 11:02 PM EST The Billboard Hot 100: As previously reported , Adele's "21" becomes the first album by a single artist ever to top the Billboard 200 concurrently with three Hot 100 No. 1s, as "Set Fire to the Rain" takes over at the latt ...

  4. MTV Launches Iggy, Giving World's Bands a Platform in America

    October 13, 2011 6:22 AM EDT The music world got a little smaller Thursday when MTV World announced the launch of MTV Iggy, a multi-platform global music brand that brings artists and pop culture from around the world to America. MTV Iggy content will be available across mult ...

  5. Bon Jovi To Play O2 Arena Residency

    October 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi has signed up to a summer residency at London's O2 Arena venue starting next June. The run of shows is part of the band's Circle Tour, named after their new set, out via Mercury on Nov. 2 in the U.K. The actual dates at the O2 A ...

  6. Madonna Extends Euro Chart Reign

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madonna starts a second week at the helm of both Billboard's pan-European sales charts, securing a fourth week at No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "4 Minutes" featuring Justin Timberlake, and a second atop European Top 100 Al ...

  7. Dixie Chicks, Donnas, Alanis On Rock The Vote Bill

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rock the Vote will begin a five-month, 50-city bus tour on June 16 in Los Angeles. The trek will hit a wide range of venues, including college campuses, before wrapping Nov. 2, Election Day. There is Rock the Vote will begin a five-month, 50-city ...