music business

EU approves Universal’s takeover of EMI


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Friday announced that the Commission approved the proposed acquisition of EMI's recorded music business by Universal Music Group for $1.9 billion.The Commission initially ... Read more...

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Today is Whitney Houston’s birthday


August 9th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, August 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The late Whitney Houston’s birthday is today, i.e. the 9th of August. The renowned singer died in February in her Beverly Hills hotel room in her ... Read more...

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Perry named artist of the year


May 12th, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
California, May 12 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has been honoured with the artist of the year award at the Narm Music Business Association Awards.The popstar was honoured for her ... Read more...

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HMV suffers 36-mn-pound loss in six months


December 19th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Global music chain HMV announced Monday it has suffered a loss of 36 million pounds (over $55 million) in six months, putting its future in doubt.The ... Read more...

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Music industry bit strange for girls: Gallagher


October 24th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher wants his sons to become musicians. However, he has a different viewpoint for his daughter, Anais, 11, as he thinks the ... Read more...

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Frank Dileo dies at the age of 63


August 25th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson’s former manager Frank Dileo has died at the age of 63 years. Dileo was the manager of the singer at the peak of his ... Read more...

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Mel C criticises Rihanna for bold videos


August 11th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Former Spice Girls singer Mel C has criticised singer Rihanna for being too bold in her videos and on stage while performing in front of ... Read more...

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Cheo Feliciano to join Dominican singer for his new album


July 7th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, July 7 (IANS/EFE) Dominican singer Johnny Ventura said Wednesday that he will record a song for his new album, "Recojan, el viejo esta en la calle", along with ... Read more...

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Oprah gets special farewell from Tom Cruise, Beyonce


May 18th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) With Tom Cruise, Halle Berry, Will Smith, Beyonce and other such A-list stars present, TV titan Oprah Winfrey got a "joyous" farewell.The chat show queen ... Read more...

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Footballer Ashley Cole plans to make music


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Ace footballer Ashley Cole is reportedly in talks with singer Jay Z to venture into the music business.Both Ashley and Jay Z and their team of ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs responsible for ‘killing’ music business, says Bon Jovi


March 16th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Rock icon Jon Bon Jovi has accused Apple CEO Steve Jobs of 'killing' the music business with iTunes."Kids today have missed the whole experience of putting the headphones ... Read more...

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J.Lo premieres ‘On The Floor’ video on ‘American Idol’


March 5th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 5 (ANI): Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez made good use of her current, high profile judging gig at 'American Idol' - by premiering her new single, 'On the Floor', on ... Read more...

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Aguilera to play coach on music reality show


March 4th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera will soon appear as a singing coach on a new music reality series "The Voice". The show will be aired on NBC, ... Read more...

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Nick Jonas eyes ‘Glee’ cameo


February 17th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Nick Jonas, who is a big fan of hit TV show 'Glee', says that he'd be "honoured" if he could appear in an episode.The Jonas Brothers star is ... Read more...

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Cowell to give lessons in life on Winfrey’s show


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell will give lessons in life on talk show queen Oprah Winfrey's new self-help show.Simon, 51, will dish out advice based on what he ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber relies on Usher for support


December 31st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber says he is grateful to pop star Usher for all the support he has provided him and that he relies on him for guidance."I ... Read more...

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Jon Bon Jovi doesn’t find acting ‘appealing’ any more


December 11th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Jon Bon Jovi has no plans to go back to acting because he does not find big screen stardom 'appealing' any more.Bon Jovi, who has not acted ... Read more...

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Acting not appealing any more to Jon Bon Jovi


December 11th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Singer Jon Bon Jovi, who has not acted in movies since 2006, says he doubts if he would ever get back to acting - because it doesn't seem ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift talking babies


October 31st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): 'The Love Story' singer Taylor Swift has revealed that she would like to have kids once her music career ends.The 20-year-old pop sensation, who is currently rumoured to ... Read more...

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Pop singer Eddie Fisher dies at age 82


September 24th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Singer Eddie Fisher on Wednesday died at age 82 after having complications with a recent hip surgery, the singer's family members said Thursday.Fisher, born in Philadelphia, ... Read more...

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Beyonce’s New Single Expected Out Soon


September 24th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an article featured in ‘Myspace Music’ the news is out that Beyonce is soon to release her new single, within the next month. A hint ... Read more...

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Is Beyonce going to release her new single in three weeks?


September 24th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) From the past couple of months we have been hearing loads of whispers about Beyonce’s fourth album and anxiety has grown stronger over the last week.According ... Read more...

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Internet most dangerous thing since atom bomb: John Cougar Mellencamp


August 19th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 19 (ANI): Rock singer songwriter John Cougar Mellencamp has said that iPods render music "unrecognisable".Mellencamp, 58, who attended a seminar at the Grammy Museum in the US, lashed out all ... Read more...

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Folk singer gets John Lennon letter after four decades


August 16th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): A little-known folk singer, who once complained that success was threatening to ruin his career, has received a letter of reassurance by John Lennon nearly four decades after ... Read more...

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American Online pitching itself as an Internet content firm


August 5th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.5 (ANI): After reporting a quarterly loss of a billion dollars and a 26 percent drop in revenue yesterday American Online (AOL) has said that it wants to pitch itself ... Read more...

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Mick Jagger ‘working on TV series with Martin Scorcese’


August 1st, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 01 (ANI): Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger is working on a TV series with Hollywood filmmaker Martin Scorcese.The 67-year-old singer came up with the idea for the show that ... Read more...

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Penguin boss game to take on ebook, iPad revolution


July 30th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Penguin chief executive John Makinson has shared his views on ebooks and how they are becoming more popular than hardbacks.He also said that piracy is still not yet ... Read more...

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Tips Music Business Head Indranil Chakraborty Quits


July 19th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Tips Music Business Head Indranil Chakraborty has put in his papers in the company after working with the company for around one year.As one of the important ... Read more...

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R & B Vocalist, Lauryn Hill, Ends Her Silence


June 29th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 35-year-old Lauryn Hill happens to be a R & B vocalist, who has conquered the Grammy Award in the past. It has been approximately ... Read more...

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Fan rescued Winehouse from Brand’s father


May 26th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Pop singer Amy Winehouse was rescued by a fan when British comedian Russell Brand's estranged father Ronald Henry tried to cuddle her without her consent. "Ronnie was being ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift honoured at BMI Pop Music Awards


May 20th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Taylor Swift has won yet another accolade as she was honoured at the BMI Pop Music Awards in Beverly Hills on Tuesday - the 'Song of the ... Read more...

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Universal Music admits piracy can’t be stopped


May 16th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Universal Music Group International, the world's largest music company, has said that piracy cannot be stopped.Francis Keeling, head of digital at Universal Music Group International, discussed ... Read more...

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AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes ventures into Formula 1


April 17th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kuala Lumpur, April 17 (IANS) Goan origin entrepreneur Anthony "Tony" Francis Fernandes, owner of no-frills air carrier AirAsia, has forayed into Formula 1 Racing in Malaysia, and says this sport ... Read more...

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Goan origin Fernandes has pan-India aspiration for his AirAsia (Lead)


April 13th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kuala Lumpur, April 13 (IANS) Malaysian no frills carrier AirAsia, owned by a prominent entrepreneur of Goan origin Anthony "Tony" Francis Fernandes, will add six more flights to India this ... Read more...

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Air Asia to add six more India-Malaysia flights


April 13th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kuala Lumpur, April 13 (IANS) Low-cost carrier Air Asia is planning to add another six flights to India this year from Malaysia to cater to growing traffic. Flights from Penang ... Read more...

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