1. Beatles, iTunes Deal Still At Impasse

    August 06, 2010 7:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 Don't hold your breath waiting for Beatles songs to go on sale at iTunes or other online retailers, says Yoko Ono . The Fab Four have long resisted the allure of digital downloads, instead selling millions of old-fashioned compact discs last ye ...

  2. Ex-Apple Corps Head Neil Aspinall Dies

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Aspinall, a longtime friend and business associate of the Beatles, has died in New York. He was 66. Neil Aspinall, a longtime friend and business associate of the Beatles, has died in New York. He was 66. Aspinall died at Memorial Sloan-Ketteri ...

  3. Ex-Apple Corps Head Aspinall Dies At 66

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Aspinall, a longtime friend and business associate of The Beatles, has died in New York City, the surviving band members said Monday. He was 66. Aspinall died at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, where he had been recei ...

  4. Garage Rock

    April 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Aspinall, lifelong friend of the Beatles and CEO of their company Apple Corps, has left the job. He really has been the "fifth" Beatle for 40 years, supervising all aspects of their music, mercha Neil Aspinall, lifelong friend of the ...

  5. Beatles Settle Royalty Dispute With EMI

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Apple Corps, the Beatles' company, has settled its £30 million ($59.2 million) royalties dispute with the band's label, EMI. Apple Corps, the Beatles' company, has settled its £30 million ($59.2 million) royalties dispute with the ban ...

  6. Aspinall Splits Apple Corps

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Apple Corps Ltd., the Beatles' company, has appointed Jeff Jones as chief executive officer after the departure of long-standing CEO Neil Aspinall. Jones joins Apple Corps Ltd. from Legacy Recordings/Sony BMG Catalog Worldwide, where he was e ...

  7. Underground Garage

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. At last! We love celebrating Brian Wilson's birthday (June 20) because ...

  8. Apple Computer Triumphs In Beatles Case

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In London's High Court today (May 8), Mr. Justice Edward Mann ruled that the computer firm used the apple logo in association with its store, not the music, and so was not a breach. Apple Corps, the Beatles' record company, has lost a trad ...

  9. Apple Computer Wins Court Battle

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple Corps, the Beatles' record company, has lost a trademark infringement court battle brought against Apple Computer. In London's High Court today (May 8), Mr Justice Edward Mann ruled that the com Apple Corps, the Beatles' recor ...

  10. Beatles Moving Toward Digital Sales

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Beatles are preparing to sell their songs online after years of refusing to take part in the Internet music boom, according to testimony given by the head of their Apple Corps record company durin The Beatles are preparing to sell their songs on ...

  11. Apple Vs. Apple Trial Opens In London

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As the unmistakable opening notes of the disco hit "Le Freak" thumped through London's High Court today (March 29), it was clear that "Apple Corps Ltd. vs. Apple Computer Inc" was not going to be a ty As the unmistakable ope ...

  12. Apple Corps Sues EMI Over Beatles Royalties

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Beatles' Apple Corps has sued EMI for more than $52.9 million in a row over unpaid record royalties. London-based Apple Corps Ltd. yesterday (Dec. 15) launched proceedings in the High Court in Lon The Beatles' Apple Corps has sued EMI ...

  13. Beatles, Cirque Du Soleil Team For Vegas Show

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Beatles are teaming up with Cirque du Soleil to create a theatrical production that will replace the legendary Siegfried & Roy act at Las Vegas' Mirage hotel-casino. The Beatles are teaming up with Cirque du Soleil to create a theatrica ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Harrison, Ramones, Gaye, Arnold

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on George Harrison, Ramones, Marvin Gaye, Eddy Arnold The U.K. city of Liverpool is planning a tribute concert this month for Beatles great George Harrison, who died of cancer on Nov. 29 at age 58. Organizers, who include Liverpool City Council ...