1. This Week In Billboard History: The Day The Music Died (& The Show Went On); Motown Goes Pat Boone

    February 06, 2012 5:29 PM EST : The Day The Music Died (And The Show Went On) How did Billboard cover the deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. Richardson ("The Big Bopper")? The headline on the page six story in the Feb. 9, 1959 issue reveals the angle: ...

  2. Sony Music Promotes Garrity To VP

    April 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 Sony Music Entertainment has promoted Brian Garrity to VP of corporate communications. Garrity will report to Liz Young, executive VP of corporate communications, and is based in New York. Garrity was most recently director of internal communications. ...

  3. Unconventional Stops Enliven White Stripes Tour

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The White Stripes have finalized plans for their North American summer tour, which will visit a number of unconventional locations beginning June 24 in Burnaby, B.C. The White Stripes have finalized plans for their North American summer tour, which ...

  4. EMI, Apple Team To Offer DRM-Free Music

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 EMI Music has agreed to make its entire digital repertoire available free of digital rights management (DRM) restrictions, effective immediately. The move is groundbreaking for a major multinational m EMI Music has agreed to make its entire digital ...

  5. Digital Rights Management (DRM) News And Analysis

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K.'s ERA Throws Support Behind MP3 Britain's Entertainment Retailers Assn. has entered into the debate on DRM-free music. Nov 21, 2007 - Billboard.Biz - By Lars Brandle UCJ Strips DRM For Online Trial Universal Music Classics & Jaz ...

  6. Luna Gets Sunny On 'Romantica'

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Listeners shouldn't be fooled by "Lovedust," the sunny opener to Luna's new studio set, "Romantica": The album isn't all so bright, notes frontman Dean Wareham. "There's some sad songs on there -- the Lis ...

  7. Billboard Bits: EMusic, RZA, Take 5

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on EMusic, Universal Music Group, Wu-Tang Clan, RZA, Take 5 As tipped here last week, Universal Music Group (UMG) and online music site EMusic have signed a definitive merger agreement. The acquisition gives Duet -- UMG's brand new joint-v ...