Latest Recording Industry Association of America Stories

2011-05-20 14:54:00

LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, has promoted Amanda Marks to the newly created position of Global Head of Digital Accounts. The announcement was made today by Rob Wells, President of Global Digital Business, to whom Ms.

2011-05-13 09:38:09

A federal trial over copyright infringement damages has settled out-of-court after defendant LimeWire agreed to pay $105 million to 13 record companies.

2011-04-06 16:33:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UM, a division of IPG's Mediabrands, announced today that it has reached a new three-year agreement with Sony Corporation of America under which it will continue to serve as media planning and buying Agency of Record in North America for the following Sony entities: Sony Corporation of America, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Electronics Inc., Sony of Canada Ltd., Sony Music Entertainment, and Sony Network Entertainment.

2011-04-01 14:29:00

NEW YORK, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Songs For Japan, a star-studded album collection benefitting Japan earthquake and Pacific tsunami relief, has been rushed into production as a double CD to be available worldwide April 4 with an official US domestic release on Tuesday, April 5. Released as a digital album on iTunes on Friday, March 25, Songs For Japan rocketed to #1 on iTunes in 18 countries including the United States, France, Germany, Australia, Sweden and Japan and is debuting in the...

2011-03-29 12:25:00

Reuters reported that News Corp has held talks to give control of MySpace to video site Vevo, but the likelihood of a deal going through is slim.

2011-03-02 11:30:00

NEW YORK, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Doug Morris, one of the most respected and influential executives in the global music industry, will join Sony Music Entertainment as Chief Executive Officer, effective July 1, 2011.

2011-01-20 21:02:00

SUNSET BEACH, Hawaii, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Maui's Hank Gaskell, 24, delivered a stellar performance to win the 2011 Da Hui Sponsor Me Sunset Open. Gaskell reveled in Sunset's 4-8 foot wave faces despite the ever changing conditions from a building swell.

2011-01-19 14:40:00

SUNSET BEACH, Hawaii, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Day one of the Da Hui Presents Sponsor Me Sunset Open commenced in chocolate colored, 8-10 foot surf out of the West North Westerly direction.

2010-12-23 20:04:00

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 Sponsor Me Sunset Open is set for January 14-23, 2011.

2010-11-30 14:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Guvera announces the appointment of Mr. Sean E. DeMott as Head of Music at Guvera, an innovative new online platform introduced in 2010 offering free music to its subscribers.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.