Duke Freshmen To Receive iPods

Duke Freshmen To Receive iPods

Duke University in Durham, N.C., has inked a deal with Apple Computer to distribute iPods to all incoming freshmen this August.
Global Pulse

Global Pulse

Mango's latest album "Ti Porto in Africa" becomes a fruitful delight as it hits the Italian top 10. Read Nigel Williamson's column.
Lava Names Trink As First-Ever GM

Lava Names Trink As First-Ever GM

Lava Records has named Lee Trink to the newly created position of GM. He reports to Lava president and founder Jason Flom, who added the title of chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records earlier this year.
McGraw Adds Dates To Successful Shed Run

McGraw Adds Dates To Successful Shed Run

Tim McGraw & the Dancehall Doctors are racking up some strong numbers on their summer Out Loud amphitheater tour, and more dates have been added for arenas heading into the fall.
The Indies

The Indies

Effort by Axl Rose and ex-bandmates of Guns N' Roses to bar Cleopatra's release of "Hollywood Rose: The Roots of Guns N' Roses" is too little, too late. Read Chris Morris' column.
Songwriter Sues EMI Pub For Withholding Royalties

Songwriter Sues EMI Pub For Withholding Royalties

Songwriter Giuseppe "Beppe" Canterelli has filed a class-action lawsuit against EMI Music Publishing, alleging that the company engages in unfair business practices by failing to promptly pay out unclaimed royalties it holds in a so-called suspense account. Other Top Stories: Judge Allows Napster Suit To Move Forward Canadian Biz Files Arguments Vs. Ruling On ISPs Michael Moore Pushes For Dismissal Of Libel Suit Deal Will Allow Limited DVD Copying RIAA Warns House Of Content Dangers From Digital Radio Biafra Drops Lawsuit Vs. Ex-Bandmates Controversial Induce Act Headed For Hearing French Gov't Takes Lead In Fight Against Online Piracy Quebec's CHOI Loses Radio License U.K.'s PPL Forms New Government Relations Role IFPI Plans Report On Global Music Piracy Conference To Tackle Piracy In South Africa Italian Biz Calls For Web Laws, Warns Of Child Porn Via P2P Sites This Week's Dream Makers & Deal Breakers
Words & Music

Words & Music

Richard Barone will celebrate "Not So Great" songs in his upcoming show at Central Park SummerStage. Read Jim Bessman's column.
Conference To Tackle Piracy In South Africa

Conference To Tackle Piracy In South Africa

The fight against music piracy will be one of the topics discussed next week at the first conference for the various sectors of the South African music industry.

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