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2009-06-16 08:00:00

- Jamey Johnson wins inaugural Rhapsody Music Without Limits Award - Award presented to Jamey during red carpet ceremony at 2009 CMT Music Awards - The Rhapsody Music Without Limits Award will be presented to future artists in a variety of genres NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, during the red carpet ceremonies at the 2009 CMT Music Awards, Jamey Johnson will be presented as winner of the inaugural Rhapsody(R) Music Without Limits Award. The Rhapsody Music Without Limits...

2009-03-30 11:04:00

NEW YORK, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study released today by the national consumer rights group Center for Justice & Democracy finds that medical devices for the heart have caused thousands of needless injuries and deaths, yet patients currently have no legal recourse against reckless medical device manufacturers. The release of the report, HEART SICK - Hazardous Heart Devices and the Importance of Litigation, comes one day before dozens of patients living with faulty...

2008-09-11 09:00:25

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the weather is beginning to cool off, VH1 remains hot with the new fall line-up beginning September 2008. The autumn slate will include some returning favorites as well as the premieres of some brand new programming, reflecting our nation's insatiable appetite for music and pop culture. PREMIERES: "100 GREATEST HIP HOP SONGS" - PREMIERES MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 AT 10PM* VH1 is paying tribute to rap royalty by counting down the "100 Greatest...

2008-08-06 06:00:21

By Jefferson Graham Rhapsody's Anu Kirk and Tim Quirk make the case for music subscriptions at tech.usatoday.com. SAN FRANCISCO -- Rhapsody still believes online subscription music has a real shot. The music service, which offers access to over 5 million songs for a monthly fee, is still plugging away, despite challenges during the last few years. Unlike online download purchasers, subscribers to online music services don't own the songs they listen to. For about $15 a...

2008-07-29 00:00:41

As a member of a family which in the past has used the Maggie Cancer Care Centre at Singleton Hospital, I am delighted to see the Evening Post throw its weight behind the fund-raising campaign to open a new purpose-built building on the site. I cannot praise the workers highly enough for what they do, and I urge anyone with a cancer-related concern to seek their advice. I hope their Mighty Bike and Hike event later this year is the success it deserves to be. Huw Davies, Meadow View,...

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2008-06-30 14:25:48

Now that cellphones are becoming a popular device to listen to music on, carriers like Verizon Wireless and Yahoo Inc are enlisting the help of digital music seller Rhapsody to launch a $50 million marketing assault on Apple's iTunes. Rhapsody also announced it is getting rid of copy protection on all tracks bought from its online music store. Starting Monday, customers can buy music in the MP3 format, which will play on practically any music gadget, including iPods. Rhapsody is the latest...

2008-06-30 09:02:36

SEATTLE, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first 100,000 people to sign up for an account at http://www.rhapsody.com/mp3 will receive a free digital album of their choice complements of Rhapsody, the digital music service from RealNetworks and MTV Networks, which today opened the virtual doors to its new MP3 Store. Beginning today, consumers can purchase MP3 music that is free of the digital rights management (DRM) software that restricts how and where people can play their music. Any...

2007-01-29 12:00:27

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- MTV: Music Television today announced that it will present "Spankin' New Music Week: A-List Playlists" across all of its channels including MTV, MTV2, mtvU, MTV.com and Urge from Monday, February 5 through Friday, February 9 starting on "Total Request Live" at 3:30pm-4:30pm ET/PT. Hosted by MTV VJs Damien Fahey, Vanessa Minnillo, Stephen Colletti and Susie Castillo, this week of special programming will celebrate A-List artists' favorite music and offers...

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2006-09-25 07:58:38

LOS ANGELES -- Mercora Inc., which distributes software for webcasting music, is making a bid for the bourgeoning mobile music market with a new application that enables users of select wireless devices to listen to tracks stored on PCs or other users' computers. The Santa Clara-based firm was to debut the service, dubbed Mercora M, on Monday. Listening to full-length music tracks on mobile devices now generally takes two forms: sideloading - transferring music from a computer to capable...

2006-08-27 07:01:19

By Antony Bruno NEW YORK (Billboard) - When MTV: Music Television debuted on August 1, 1981, many media experts felt it was doomed. It was an experimental format trying to get established on an experimental platform -- cable TV. The idea of a 24-hour music video channel never would have worked on traditional broadcast TV at the time. Only in the niche environment of cable could such an idea take root. And did it ever. MTV programming now appears in some 442 million households in 167...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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