Royalty Bill Passes California Senate

Royalty Bill Passes California Senate

A California bill regarding artists' rights to audit royalties passed the state Senate today (July 1) and has gone to the office of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger for his signature.
More Jessica Simpson Products Planned

More Jessica Simpson Products Planned

Look for Jessica Simpson to unveil a new product line in the next several weeks. Her manager, Joe Simpson, exclusively tells Billboard.biz, "It will be clothing, jewelry, everything. It's tied in with one retailer."
Nightwish Claims Euro Chart Crown For 'Once'

Nightwish Claims Euro Chart Crown For 'Once'

Finnish metal five-piece Nightwish scores a career best as its fifth album "Once" hits No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums after two weeks at No. 4. After reaching platinum certification for 30,000 shipments in Finland, where it's No. 1 for a second week, the album moves 2-1 in Germany and 6-4 in Switzerland. It's also top five in Sweden and Norway.
Tuned In: Radio

Tuned In: Radio

Procter & Gamble will sponsor promotions, features and live remotes for the nationally syndicated "Tom Joyner Morning Show." Read Marc Schiffman's column.
Nightwish Claims Euro Chart Crown For 'Once'

Nightwish Claims Euro Chart Crown For 'Once'

Finnish metal five-piece Nightwish scores a career best as its fifth album "Once" hits No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums after two weeks at No. 4. After reaching platinum certification for 30,000 shipments in Finland, where it's No. 1 for a second week, the album moves 2-1 in Germany and 6-4 in Switzerland. It's also top five in Sweden and Norway.
Classical Score

Classical Score

Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han keep busy with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Music@Menlo. Read Anastasia Tsioulcas' column.

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