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2008-03-26 15:00:34

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Music industry is available in its catalogue. World Music Recording Industry Market This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Music Recording Industry in Millions of US$. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of the World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2000 through 2015. The report...

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2008-01-29 00:00:00

On Monday, Qtrax executives told news agencies that they had deals with all four major companies including Vivendi's Universal Music Group, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group and EMI Group to offer songs for download on their website.Today, the world's biggest music companies, including Warner Music Group Corp and Sony BMG, denied that they have agreed to license songs for a free download service that was launched by Qtrax on Monday.Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Warner had...

2007-10-30 12:00:31

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's best-selling multi-artist album series, "NOW That's What I Call Music!," will ring in the holiday season with the November 13 release of two scorching collections of today's hottest tunes. "NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 26" features 20 chart-topping Pop, Modern Rock, Rap and R&B smash hits, and "NOW That's What I Call Party Hits!" celebrates with 20 of the hottest roof-raising tracks from a who's-who of today's top artists....

2007-02-26 15:00:27

Brilliant Technologies Corporation (OTCBB: BLLN) today provided the following corporate update reviewing a range of noteworthy material developments since the start of Q4, 2006, and updating progress toward the launch of the world's first legal ad-supported peer-to-peer music service, Qtrax. On the personnel front, Brilliant has attracted three industry leaders to sign on to the Qtrax cause. Most recently Andrew Nibley, the Chairman and CEO of Marsteller, the successful New York-based...

2006-06-14 01:31:59

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Three of the original Beach Boys appeared together in public for the first time in a decade on Tuesday to toast their musical legacy and hinted at the possibility of a reunion performance. Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine, along with Bruce Johnston, who joined the touring lineup in 1965, gathered on top of the Capitol Records office tower for the presentation of double-platinum plaques marking U.S. sales of more than 2 million copies of...

2006-06-13 19:42:22

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Three of the original Beach Boys appeared together in public for the first time in a decade on Tuesday to toast their musical legacy and hinted at the possibility of a reunion performance. Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine, along with Bruce Johnston, who joined the touring lineup in 1965, gathered on top of the Capitol Records office tower for the presentation of double-platinum plaques marking U.S. sales of more than 2 million copies of...

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2006-06-12 01:00:00

By Chris Marlowe LOS ANGELES -- Like Napster and BitTorrent before it, LTDnetwork's Qtrax is a brand from the early days of peer-to-peer music piracy that is relaunching as a completely legal service. The reborn version formalized the evolution by announcing a deal with EMI Music to make the music company's catalog available to its users. Qtrax still allows consumers to get free music, but there will be no free lunch. The service is ad-supported, and the free songs are in a proprietary ".mpq"...

2005-11-09 18:13:08

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The entire solo catalog of the late rock icon John Lennon will be made available for Internet download for the first time in December, his record label said on Wednesday. The digital release of Lennon's collection makes him the first former Beatle whose whole body of solo work has been made commercially available on legitimate online music services, EMI Music said. The Lennon material will be sold by such online music services as Napster, Rhapsody, MSN Music...

2005-10-23 11:46:05

By Melinda Newman LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - Every new label head is charged with developing artists, but for Jason Flom, the incoming chairman/CEO of Virgin Records, the mandate is key to Virgin's lifeblood. Flom, who may start as early as October 24, replaces former chairman/CEO Matt Serletic, who left the label on October 18 after weeks of speculation over his possible departure and Flom's arrival. Flom stepped down from his post as co-chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records Group August...

2005-09-13 04:24:27

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Top-selling alt-metal act Korn has signed a broad-based deal with EMI Music that gives the label an interest in the band's many revenue streams, beyond money derived from the sale of its albums. Under the terms of the pact, Korn and EMI will share in the group's touring, music publishing, merchandising, sponsorship and other activities including film, TV, book and videogame projects. A report said that the band is receiving a $15...


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