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  1. NBC Taps McLachlan's 'One Dream' For Olympics

    January 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Singer Sarah McLachlan's "One Dream" has been chosen to be part of NBC's marketing campaign around the Vancouver Olympics, the network announced today. The song will be used "as a unique part of NBC's marketing campai ...

  2. N.Y. Accreditation Deadline Looms For Arbitron's PPM

    October 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT More fireworks could be in store for Arbitron’s portable people meter service. This Thursday (Oct. 15) is the deadline for Arbitron to get Media Rating Council accreditation for its service in New York or face the possibility of renewed action by ...

  3. Sunny Day Real Estate Classic Lineup Reunites For Tour

    June 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering Seattle rock band Sunny Day Real Estate will return to the road with its four original members this fall and will reissue its first two Sub Pop albums on Sept. 15. These will be the band's first shows of any kind since November 200 ...

  4. Asher Roth, Kid Cudi Team For Summer Tour

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Newcomers Asher Roth and Kid Cudi are setting off on their first headlining tour this summer. The two Universal Motown artists will hit 19 cities around the U.S. as part of "the Great Hangover Tour" with support from B.O.B., an Atlanta-b ...

  5. Blink-182 Announces Nearly 50-Date Summer Tour

    May 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT If it hadn't been for drummer Travis Barker's near-fatal airplane crash last year, Blink-182 might not be touring this summer. But after a five-year hiatus, Blink-182 members Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Tom DeLonge will embark on a ne ...

  6. Creed To Reunite For Tour, Album

    April 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Creed has announced all four of the original band members - Scott Stapp, Mark Tremonti, Scott Phillips and Brian Marshall - will reunite for a summer tour and new album. The tour, the band's first in seven years, begins Aug. 6 in Pittsburgh. ...

  7. Snoop Dogg, Slightly Stoopid, Stephen Marley Team For Summer Bill

    April 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Snoop Dogg, Slightly Stoopid and Stephen Marley have teamed up for this summer's Blazed and Confused tour. The month-long trek will begin July 10 in Primm, N.V., and head across the country to Denver, Portland, Salt Lake City and Atlanta befo ...

  8. Green Day Announces Summer Tour

    April 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Green Day has announced a slate of 38 summer dates that begins July 3 in Seattle and marks the chart-topping rock band's first full North American tour in more than three years. The summer trek, which will support the trio's May 15 album ...

  9. Jonas Brothers Roll Out Tour Plans

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nearly two weeks after the premiere of Disney's "Jonas Brothers: The 3-D Concert" film, the siblings have unveiled dates to their upcoming world tour. The 44-date North American leg begins June 20 at the Dallas Cowboys New Stadium i ...

  10. Liberman Broadcasting Buys New York TV Station

    March 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST On the heels of signing an affiliate deal in four Texas markets, Liberman Broadcasting has bought New York television station WASA Channel 25 as part of its bid to launch its Spanish-language network Estrella TV. The network is slated to launch in ...

  11. Latin Briefs: El Tigrillo Palma, Jose Luis Gonzalez, Zizek Club

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST -El Tigrillo Palma scores his best sales week and highest position on the Top Latin Albums chart this week. "Al Cien Por Millon" on Fonovisa debuts at No. 2 with 4,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. -Jose Luis Gonzalez, host of ...

  12. The Fray Announces Summer Tour Dates

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Fray will headline a 35-city summer tour which kicks off June 12 in Atlanta and extends to August 7, when it wraps in Spokane, Wash. Jacks Mannequin is scheduled to open on all dates. The Fray's second album, "The Fray," was rel ...

  13. No Doubt Unveils Summer Tour

    February 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST No Doubt announced a 45-city summer tour, which begins May 3 at the Bamboozle Festival in East Rutherford, N.J., and runs through August 1 in Irvine, Calif. As previously reported, the band will be supported by Paramore, and joined on select dates ...

  14. Depeche Mode Unveils Summer Tour Plans

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST As expected, Depeche Mode will tour North America this summer, beginning July 24 in Toronto. Venues have yet to be announced for the trek, which runs through Sept. 5 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The band will be out in support of its new album, Sounds ...

  15. Latin Briefs: Conjunto Primavera, Salt Lake City Flip

    January 29, 2009 12:00 AM EST - Romantic norteño veterans Conjunto Primavera are teaming with some noteworthy names on their newest Fonovisa release, "Mentir Por Amor." Songwriter Ramon Gonzalez Mora, author of several of the group's hits including "Necesit ...

  16. Toyota's Yaris, Urban Outfitters Team For Indie Release

    January 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST No Age, The Walkmen, !!! and Jamie Lidell are among the artists featured on "Free Yr Radio 2008 Benefit Compilation," a new compilation CD being released Jan. 27, which is designed to benefit independent radio. Toyota's Yaris and cl ...

  17. Brad Paisley To Kick Off Tour In June

    January 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Brad Paisley will begin his 41-city American Saturday Night tour, with special guests Dierks Bentley and Jimmy Wayne, June 5 in Charlotte, N.C. Booked by Rob Beckham at the William Morris Agency, Paisley has become one of country's biggest to ...

  18. Prerecorded Music At Inauguration Causes Flap

    January 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST To paraphrase Ronald Reagan, here we go again. The revelation that millions of people who saw the inauguration of President Barack Obama were actually listening to recorded music instead of the actual performance of the Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman ...

  19. Update: 'American Idol' Changing Its Tune

    December 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fox today (Dec. 15) outlined the schedule for the eighth season of "American Idol," which reworks the elimination process to extend the Hollywood round and gives judges the opportunity to send some of their overlooked favorite contestant ...

  20. Britney Spears Plots 'Circus' Tour

    December 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST As first tipped here in October, Britney Spears will embark on her first arena tour in five years next spring. The "Circus Starring Britney Spears" jaunt begins March 3 in New Orleans, with support from the Pussycat Dolls. Spears will st ...

  21. Arbitron Moves PPM Deployment For Nine Markets

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Arbitron announced Tuesday (Nov. 4) that it was moving up the PPM commercialization date for four markets, Kansas City, San Antonio, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas. These markets are now scheduled to commercialize with the December 2009 PPM survey r ...

  22. Cruise Line To Sell Concert Merch

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Josh Groban will next be seen performing on Princess Cruises, owned by Carnival Corporation. The Warner Bros. artist will not be performing live, however. His hi-definition image will be projected onto five of the 17 cruise ships owned by Princess ...

  23. Neil Diamond Extends North American Tour

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond has added 13 new dates to his North American tour in support of the album "Home Before Dark." The freshly added shows begin Nov. 22 in Grand Forks, N.D., and wrap Jan. 8 in Portland, Ore. As usual, Diamond is doing huge busi ...

  24. Ice Cube Tours In Front Of 'Raw'

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ice Cube is on an international tour in support of his upcoming eighth album "Raw Footage," which hits London's Electric Ballroom tonight. "Raw Footage" hits shelves Aug. 19 via Ice Cube's independent label, Lench Mob ...

  25. 'Idol' Sets Auditions For New Season

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Auditions for the eighth season of "American Idol" begin Thursday, July 17 at the Cow Palace in San Francisco. The other audition cities are: Louisville, Ken. on July 21; Phoenix, Ariz. on July 25; Salt Lake City, Utah on July 29; San Ju ...

  26. Coldplay Sets Dates for Extensive "Viva La Vida" Tour

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" world tour -- which will land in North America, Europe and Japan -- is set to begin at Philadelphia's Wachovia Center on June 29 and extend well into next year, Billboard.biz can reveal. Save for the P ...

  27. RZA Returns To Bobby Digital For 'Digi Snax'

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Wu-Tang founder RZA is returning for a third time to his Bobby Digital alter ego for the album "Digi Snax," due July 1 via Koch. The album's first single is "You Can't Stop Me now," featuring Inspectah Deck. "Thi ...

  28. Jonas Brothers Ink Tour Deal With Live Nation

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Live Nation has inked a two-year, multi-million dollar worldwide touring deal with the Hollywood Records pop act Jonas Brothers. The deal, billed as the first of its kind for an up-and-coming act, is expected to result in more than 140 theater and ...

  29. White Stripes Cancel Fall U.S. Tour

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The White Stripes have abruptly canceled their fall U.S. tour, after it was revealed that drummer Meg White "is suffering from acute anxiety and is unable to travel at this time." The trek was to have begun tomorrow (Sept. 13) in Albuque ...

  30. Ozzy, Zombie Ready Fall Tour

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne and Rob Zombie will join forces for a North American fall tour, beginning Oct. 18 at the Key Arena in Seattle and wrapping Jan. 24, 2008, at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The 40-date trek finds Osbourne visiting U.S. arenas f ...

  31. Warner/Chappell Acquires Production Music Company

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music has entered the high-margin production music segment of the publishing business, acquiring Non-Stop Music. The company's music has been heard recently in such trailers and movies as "Pirates of the Caribbean," ...

  32. Los Rieleros Del Norte Are Forever Young

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Friday in Stockton, Saturday in Ventura, Sunday in Fresno. The week before, it was Salt Lake City and a show at the Chapingo Autonomous University outside Texcoco, in central Mexico. Twenty-five years after Los Rieleros del Norte got together in P ...

  33. Dubay To Exit University Of Florida Arena Post

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran arena manager Lionel J. Dubay, director of the Stephen C. O'Connell Center at the University of Florida in Gainesville, will leave that post on July 12 to take over as director of business services at U of F. Dubay admits he has mixed ...

  34. The Cure Touring North America, Wrapping New CD

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With a new Suretone/Geffen album arriving sometime this fall, the Cure will hit the Road in North America for month-long tour beginning Sept. 13 in Tampa, Fla. Tickets begin going on sale June 28. 65 Days Of Static will open. The Cure's prese ...

  35. Clear Channel Boosts Mobile Offering

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Radio is making available a series of mobile phone applications designed to give its local radio stations more options to interact with listeners. The mobile phone initiative will allow users to send text messages into local studios, ...

  36. Virgin To Close Two Stores, Open One

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Entertainment Group North America will close two superstores and open one new specialty store. The new store is a 3,000 square-foot specialty store at the Hollywood Bowl next month. At about the same time, VEGNA will close its Chicago and S ...

  37. Sounds Of The Underground Line-Up Revealed

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The third edition of the Sounds of the Underground tour will feature performances by GWAR, Chimaira, Every Time I Die, Necro and Job For A Cowboy, among others. The 25-city North American trek starts July 6 at the Palladium Ballroom in Dallas and ...

  38. McKennitt Readies First Tour Since 1998

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Canadian singer/instrumentalist Loreena McKennitt will begin a North American tour April 15 in Toronto, her first since 1998. It follows a previously announced 21-date European tour that begins March 11 in Stuttgart, Germany, and finishes April 6 ...

  39. The Sword Plot Stateside Stint

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Heavy metal act the Sword will embark on a brief tour starting March 9 at the Launchpad in Albuquerque, N.M. Kemado Recoords labelmates Priestbird, formerly known as Tarantula AD, will support on the stint, which wraps March 23 at Double-Wide in D ...

  40. Gwen Stefani Unveils Solo Tour Dates

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Gwen Stefani will embark on a two-month North American tour next spring, beginning April 21 in Phoenix. The vocalist will play arenas and outdoor amphitheatres through a June 22 finale in Irvine, Calif. Dates in Australia, Asia, Europ ...

  41. Radio City Sues LED Screen Maker

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Our experience with Barco has been an unmitigated disaster.' Radio City filed a lawsuit yesterday in U.S. District Court in New York against Barco Media & Entertainment for breach of contract relating to the purchase of a multi-mill ...

  42. McGraw/Hill Tour Is Fastest-Selling of 2006

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST More than 350,000 tickets have been sold. Organizers for the Tim McGraw/Faith Hill tour “Soul2Soul II” are reporting that the trek is the fastest-selling of the year with more than 350,000 tickets sold already. Sales have also outpaced the country ...

  43. Australia's Brazin Introduces Download Kiosks

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Australian music retail market leader Brazin is from today (Feb. 15) rolling out the country's first in-store download kiosks through its 392 Sanity, HMV and Virgin outlets. Australian music retail market leader Brazin is from today (Feb. 15) ...

  44. Australia's Brazin Introduces Download Kiosks

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Retailer offers ringtones in-store. Australian music retail market leader Brazin is from today (Feb. 15) rolling out the country's first in-store download kiosks through its 392 Sanity, HMV and Virgin outlets. The Fast Tracks Kiosks will allo ...

  45. Citadel Acquires ABC Radio

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST New company third largest radio group in U.S. The Board of Directors of the Walt Disney Company and Citadel Broadcasting have approved a definitive agreement to combine ABC Radio with Citadel Broadcasting. The widely rumored merger, was finally un ...

  46. Cingular Begins 3G Rollout

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST New network launched in 16 cities today. Cingular Wireless switched on its third-generation, broadband wireless network in 16 cities today as the first step of a nationwide rollout expected to continue throughout next year. Such high-speed network ...

  47. Bayside Drummer Killed In Auto Accident

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST John "Beatz" Holohan died Monday, he was 31. John "Beatz" Holohan, drummer for Long Island, N.Y. rock band Bayside, died Monday after an auto accident in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He was 31. Several other members of the band and crew ...

  48. First Reports From NARM

    August 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Indie retail, Music Monitor Network and more. Music label exes, retailers, distributors, merchandisers and artists flocked to San Diego Thursday for the opening day of the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) convention held at the Mar ...

  49. Sundance To Launch Indie-Friendly Theaters

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Robert Redford's Sundance Group will launch Sundance Cinemas, a movie theater chain for independent, documentary and foreign-language films as well as some studio projects. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Robert Redford's Sundance Group will laun ...

  50. Rolling Stones Reveal U.S. Tour Dates

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tickets on sale this weekend, shows begin Aug 21. The Rolling Stones announced a world tour today (May 10) at a press conference at New York’s Juilliard School of Music. The trek will be produced worldwide by Michael Cohl, under his Concert Produc ...

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