New Zealand

New Zealand

As a distant nation with a small population, New Zealand suffers the misconception that it is far removed from the global pop culture mainstream. But the country's music industry is a strong one, developing its share of artists with international appeal.
HMV Europe Appoints Digital Head

HMV Europe Appoints Digital Head

HMV Europe has appointed Mark Bennett to the newly-created role as head of digital, with immediate effect.
Koch Names Biz/Legal Exec

Koch Names Biz/Legal Exec

Koch Records has named Rick Mueser as senior VP of business and legal affairs/general counsel.
HMV Europe Appoints Digital Head

HMV Europe Appoints Digital Head

HMV Europe has appointed Mark Bennett to the newly-created role as head of digital, with immediate effect.
Tuned In: Radio

Tuned In: Radio

Frankie Blue is back programming in New York and gives his first interview from the helm of indentity-challenged WNEW. Read Marc Schiffman's column.
Koch Names Biz/Legal Exec

Koch Names Biz/Legal Exec

Koch Records has named Rick Mueser as senior VP of business and legal affairs/general counsel.
Kazaa Owner Loses Appeal Over Search Orders

Kazaa Owner Loses Appeal Over Search Orders

A Sydney judge today (Oct. 8) rejected an appeal by Sharman Networks, owner of the Kazaa P2P file-sharing service, and digital rights management company Brilliant Brilliant Digital Entertainment in the copyright-infringement suit brought against them by record companies.
The Beat

The Beat

Actress Minnie Driver makes her singing debut with "Everything I've Got in My Pocket." Read Melinda Newman's column.
Kazaa Owner Loses Appeal Over Search Orders

Kazaa Owner Loses Appeal Over Search Orders

A Sydney judge today (Oct. 8) rejected an appeal by Sharman Networks, owner of the Kazaa P2P file-sharing service, and digital rights management company Brilliant Brilliant Digital Entertainment in the copyright-infringement suit brought against them by record companies.
Suit Vs. T'master, MSG Gets Class-Action Status

Suit Vs. T'master, MSG Gets Class-Action Status

New York Supreme Court Judge Herman Cahn ruled yesterday (Oct. 6) that a suit can proceed against Ticketmaster and New York's Madison Square Garden for allegedly selling obstructed-view seats to concertgoers without their knowledge.
Sony BMG, Wind-up Extend Ties

Sony BMG, Wind-up Extend Ties

Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Wind-up Records have extended their international licensing agreement.

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