Latest Recording Industry Association of America Stories

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.

2010-11-05 09:05:00

An American jury has ordered a Minnesota mother of four to pay one and a half million dollars for committing two dozen acts of copyright infringement using an online file-sharing network.

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