1. Easton Corbin's 'Are You With Me' Finally a U.S. Single After Detour as EDM Hit

    May 19, 2016 5:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lost Frequencies' sped-up dance version has racked up 170-plus million YouTube Views and a KFC commercial. Easton Corbin ’s “Are You With Me” has barely found its way onto the Country Airplay chart, but it has already won song of the year. Odd ...

  2. New Signings: BMG Chrysalis Inks Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus, Slash to Warner/Chappell, Primary Wave Nabs Melissa Etheridge

    November 08, 2013 11:00 AM EST Here’s a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, which include label, management, publishing and booking agency deals. Billboard.biz is interested in your company’s new signings. Please send announcements to mitchell.peters ...

  3. Exclusive: Nettwerk Music Group Raises $10.25 Million

    April 26, 2013 2:01 PM EDT This article first appeared in the May 4, 2013 issue of Billboard magazine, which also features our cover story on Rod Stewart's return to rock, an in-depth look at the 10th anniversary of the iTunes Music Store, our incomparable charts ...

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  5. Todd Simko, Guitarist for Pure, Producer, Engineer, Dead at 45

    April 27, 2012 1:45 PM EDT Todd Simko who played with the band Pure (Photo: Adam PW Smith) Vancouver record producer, engineer and musician Todd Simko, who worked with such acts as Xavier Rudd and Marcy Playground and whose own band Pure was signed in the 90s to Reprise and ...

  6. Martina McBride, Carrie Underwood Make Big Moves on Country Chart

    March 01, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Also This Week: Keith Urban Keeps Grip on Songs Chart; Lady Antebellum Owns Album Chart Martina McBride claims her best rank in eight years on Country Songs , as "I'm Gonna Love You Through It" gains 65,000 audience impressions and ho ...

  7. Kix Brooks' New Single a 'Freedom of Sorts'

    February 17, 2012 5:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Last year, Ronnie Dunn released his first solo project since Brooks & Dunn walked away on top in the summer of 2010. While Dunn was climbing the charts with "Bleed Red" and "Cost Of Livin," many fans wondered about the solo p ...

  8. Larry Wanagas, Artist Manger, To Be Honored By Music Managers Forum Canada

    December 07, 2011 1:07 PM EST Artist manager Larry Wanagas, whose first breakthrough client was k.d. lang, will follow Bruce Allen, Ray Danniels, Sam Feldman, Terry McBride and Bernie Finkelstein into the Music Managers Forum Canada's Honour Roll. Wanagas, who is basedin ...

  9. Sarah McLachlan Splits With Long-Time Manager Terry McBride, Nettwerk Music Group

    February 16, 2011 6:50 AM EST Canadian songstress and Lilith Fair founder Sarah McLachlan is splitting with her long-time manager Terry McBride. The Globe and Mail newspaper on Tuesday said McBride, CEO and co-founder of Nettwerk Music Group, said he and Grammy-winning McLachl ...

  10. MIDEM 2011 Keynotes: Lots of Discussion About What is Wrong With Digital Music, But Few Answers

    January 22, 2011 12:00 AM EST CANNES, France -- It's ten years into the digital music revolution started by Napster, but what has the music industry to show for it? Sales of digital singles have not yet made up for the lost revenue created by falling CD sales, which still ...

  11. MMF Canada To Honor Terry McBride

    October 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk Music Group's Terry McBride will receive the 2011 MMF Honour Roll Award from Music Managers Forum Canada. The presentation will take place March 1 at Toronto's Bymark restaurant, during Canadian Music Week 2011. McBride is the C ...

  12. Sarah McLachlan Taking Lilith Fair Down Under

    August 23, 2010 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Despite a stuttering run in North America, the Lilith Fair tour is heading to Australia. Lilith co-founder Sarah McLachlan will headline the all-female lineup, which will visit these shores in October for a five-date tour. Sarah McLachlan, Miranda L ...

  13. Lilith Fair Cancels 10 Dates

    July 01, 2010 11:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Further proof that the 2010 summer concert season is taking a beating came late Thursday afternoon when the Nettwerk Music Group announced the cancellation of 10 upcoming Lilith concerts in North America. The cancellations include previously schedul ...

  14. Barenaked Ladies Bounce Back After Split With Singer

    March 23, 2010 1:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 There were double takes aplenty from sports fans attending the recent Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Was that really Canada's favorite quirky pop-rockers the Barenaked Ladies busking on Robson Street? True, there's been plenty of upheaval f ...

  15. @Canadian Music Week: Lilith Tour Details Revealed

    March 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Specific tour dates for the relaunched Lilith Fair tour will be announced on Tuesday, Nettwerk Music Group chief executive Terry McBride said today at Canadian Music Week. McBride, who was involved in a mentoring session at the conference, says th ...

  16. Avril Lavigne Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 2:12 PM EST 0 0 0 Avril Lavigne, Title TBD (RCA) Release Date: First half of 2010 Plenty has changed in Avril Lavigne 's world since 2007's "The Best Damn Thing," which sold 1.6 million in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. She spl ...

  17. Lilith Fair Announces Charity Partners

    November 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Lilith Fair, the concert festival featuring female artists that is being relaunched in 2010 by Nettwerk Music Group chief executive Terry McBride, will contribute $1 from every ticket sold and a portion of sponsorship proceeds to charitable partne ...

  18. Lilith Fair Returning In 2010 With 18-City Tour

    October 28, 2009 8:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lilith Fair will re-launch with an 18-city tour in 2010, according to an announcement from the Nettwerk Music Group. The festival will visit cities including New York, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto and Chicago, among others. Dates for the shows ha ...

  19. Updated: Lilith Fair To Return In 2010

    October 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lilith Fair will re-launch with a tour in 2010, according to an announcement from the Nettwerk Music Group. The festival will visit cities including New York, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto and Chicago, among others. Dates for the shows have not ...

  20. Pierre Tremblay Departs Nettwerk

    August 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pierre Tremblay has left his role as SVP at Canada's Nettwerk Music Group, claiming the company has "lost focus." Tremblay has taken Toronto band Billy Talent with him for his new venture, Vancouver-based Hive Management. The rock a ...

  21. Lotus Asks Fans To Name Price For Select Tour Dates

    August 03, 2009 11:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock band Lotus will allow fans to decide the ticket prices for select dates on its U.S. club tour this fall. The pay-what-you-want option will be available for eight West Coast shows, beginning Oct. 6 at the Roxy in Los Angeles. Tickets to the upco ...

  22. Terry McBride, Steve Greenberg, Tim Wintergreen Tapped For New Music Seminar

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The New Music Seminar has issued its final program, which includes participation by such industry executives as Nettwerk CEO Terry McBride; S Curve founder/CEO and Nabbr chairman Steve Greenberg; and Pandora founder/chief strategic officer Tim Win ...

  23. Lilith Fair To Return In 2010

    April 28, 2009 3:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lilith Fair, the successful summer North American female-oriented festival created by Sarah McLachlan which ran from 1997 to 1999, will make its return next year, Nettwerk founder Terry McBride has confirmed to Billboard.com. McBride first made the ...

  24. Lilith Fair To Return In 2010

    April 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Terry McBride, chief executive of Nettwerk Music Group, says that Lilith Fair, the successful female-led touring festival that last appeared a decade ago, will re-emerge next year. "Lilith Fair will look at doing two weeks in the U.K./Europe ...

  25. K-os Embraces 'Name-Your-Price' Strategy For Tour

    April 17, 2009 9:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 Toronto-based hip hop artist k-os will do for live concerts what Radiohead did for recorded music sales. Backed by an idea developed by his manager, Nettwerk Music Group chief executive Terry McBride, k-os will start a 10-date Canadian tour kicking ...

  26. K-os Embraces 'Name-Your-Price' Strategy For Tour

    April 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Toronto-based hip hop artist k-os will do for live concerts what Radiohead did for recorded music sales. Backed by an idea developed by his manager, Nettwerk Music Group chief executive Terry McBride, k-os will start a 10-date Canadian tour kickin ...

  27. Terry McBride Denies Nettwerk Is For Sale

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Terry McBride, Nettwerk Music Group CEO, tells Billboard.biz that there is no truth to rumors that Nettwerk is for sale, although he says he's always looking for partners that can help it expand. As for recent speculation that he might quit t ...

  28. MIDEM Day 1: Managers On Digital Revenue Trail

    January 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST Artist managers and entertainment lawyers voiced their concerns about digital music revenue -- how much their acts deserve and how much they're owed -- during the opening day of the MIDEM international music market and conference in Cannes. T ...

  29. What To Watch For At This Year's MIDEM

    January 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Its seductive location along a palm-lined, waterfront boulevard in the south of France is one reason why MIDEM in Cannes remains the music biz's most popular global trade fair and conference. But following an exceptionally challenging year fo ...

  30. Sources: Lavigne Breaks Ties With Nettwerk

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Canadian pop star Avril Lavigne is splitting ties with Nettwerk management, sources at the company confirm to Billboard.biz. Her departure was announced internally last week. Vancouver-based Nettwerk CEO Terry McBride did not immediately return ca ...

  31. Barenaked Ladies Singer Busted For Drugs

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Barenaked Ladies singer/guitarist Steven Page has been arrested on drug charges in upstate New York. Police say Page was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Fri Barenaked Ladies singer/guitarist Steven Page ha ...

  32. Turn Off Radio, Tune In To Marketing, Says McBride

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music labels have depended on radio airplay for so long, they have never learned the art of effective and relevant marketing, a scenario that has contributed to the current industry slump. That is the damning message from Terry McBride, co-founder ...

  33. Avril Including China On Asian Tour

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Canadian superstar Avril Lavigne will perform live in "six or seven" Chinese cities this fall as part of her upcoming Asian tour, Nettwerk Productions CEO Terry McBride said t Canadian superstar Avril Lavigne will perform live in "six ...

  34. Avril Heads To China

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Canadian superstar Avril Lavigne will perform live in "six or seven" Chinese cities this fall as part of her upcoming Asian tour, Nettwerk Productions CEO Terry McBride said during the Music Matters conference in Hong Kong on June 4. In ...

  35. McBride Goes Tribal For 'Millennial' Project

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Know your tribe. And play to the beat of your own drum. That's just one of the points underscored in a new thought-provoking essay on the current face of the musicians' industry, in the eyes and mind of Terry McBride, CEO of Vancouver, C ...

  36. Avril Hits Back At Rubinoos Lawsuit

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Canadian pop singer Avril Lavigne has dismissed allegations that her hit single "Girlfriend" is taken from a song called "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" by the power pop band the Rubinoos. "I had never heard this song in my li ...

  37. Seventies Band Sues Lavigne Over 'Girlfriend'

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Avril Lavigne is being sued by two songwriters who claim that her hit "Girlfriend" sounds like a track their American power pop band recorded in the '70s. Avril Lavigne is being sued by two songwriters who claim that her hit "Gir ...

  38. Lavigne Sued In Rubinoos 'Sound-Alike' Case

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT RCA singer Avril Lavigne is being sued by two co-songwriters who claim that her hit "Girlfriend" sounds like a track their American power pop band recorded in the '70s. Tommy Dunbar, founder of the Rubinoos, filed the suit in San Fr ...

  39. Nettwerk CEO: Drop DRM, Market Will Expand

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk Music Group head honcho Terry McBride gave the keynote speech at the Digital Summit in Nashville yesterday, reiterating his theme of giving control of music distribution to the fans. Music Row has a summary of the speech, which contains t ...

  40. Sweet Little 'Lies'

    February 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 At the age of 28, Jason Michael Carroll has enough stories to stock a man twice his age. At the age of 28, Jason Michael Carroll has enough stories to stock a man twice his age. There's the one where he got a surprise call from Garth Brooks whe ...

  41. Random House, Avril Lavigne Team For Magna Project

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Random House imprint Del Rey Manga has purchased the worldwide rights to the two-volume "Make 5 Wishes," created in collaboration with RCA artist Avril Lavigne. Nettwerk Management CEO Terry McBride brokered the deal. For her part, Lavig ...

  42. Music Community Continues To Raise Tsunami Aid

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As the death toll continues to rise and aid begins to flow into Southern Asia in the wake of the Dec. 26 earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean, the music community is continuing to do its part to As the death toll continues to rise and aid begi ...

  43. Transcontinental

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Aussie guitar slinger Jedd Hughes makes an auspicious debut here, co-writing all 11 cuts on "Transcontinental" and showcasing chops aplenty. Aussie guitar slinger Jedd Hughes makes an auspicious debut here, co-writing all 11 cuts on " ...

  44. McLachlan: A Reflection Of Her Life

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Six years is a long time between studio albums -- but sometimes life gets in the way. Canadian pop powerhouse Sarah McLachlan actually spent about two and-a-half years working on her latest disc, " ...

  45. 2003 Juno Awards Winners

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Juno Awards winners list. Here are the winners of the 32nd annual Juno Awards, presented April 6 at the Corel Centre in Canada's capitol region of Ottawa-Gatineau: Single of the year: "Complicated," Avril Lavigne (Arista/BMG) Alb ...

  46. Avril Scores Six Juno Nominations

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Canadian teen star Avril Lavigne leads the field with six nominations for the 2003 Juno Awards. Her hit "Complicated" is up for single of the year, while her Arista debut "Let Go" will vie for the alb Canadian teen star Avril Lav ...

  47. Brooks & Dunn Working On New Music

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With their summer package tour, the Neon Circus and Wild West Show, behind them, Ronnie Dunn and Kix Brooks took a few weeks to generate more music. Brooks holed up with longtime writing partners Don With their summer package tour, the Neon Circus a ...

  48. Amarillo Sky

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Respected singer/songwriter Terry McBride and his Ride resurface on Dualtone with an invigorated effort that showcases his skills as both writer and frontman. Respected singer/songwriter Terry McBride and his Ride resurface on Dualtone with an invig ...

  49. Nettwerk Teams With EA For Soundtracks

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nettwerk Records has formed a new partnership with game maker Electronic Arts (EA) that will result in the release of three to six soundtracks per year. Nettwerk will also provide EA with music for vi Nettwerk Records has formed a new partnership wi ...

  50. McLachlan's Next Album In 2003?

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sarah McLachlan's as-yet-untitled next album is set for release in 2002, but extenuating circumstances could see the album pushed back until 2003, McLachlan's manager Terry McBride told Canadian music Sarah McLachlan's as-yet-untitled ...