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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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Hackers attack US government websites over Megaupload raids


January 20th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) The US government and entertainment industry websites have been crippled after the "hacktivist" group Anonymous launched a series of cyber attacks in retaliation for the closure ... Read more...

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Go, rule the music world: Bollywood tells Priyanka


August 5th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Tinsel town is proud of actress Priyanka Chopra's foray into the music world on a global platform. Her industry friends like Shah Rukh Khan, ... Read more...

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Priyanka Chopra breaks musical grounds internationally


August 5th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) After making her mark in Bollywood, actress Priyanka Chopra, a trained western classical singer, is set to release her debut music album, and that ... Read more...

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Apple’s iCloud fetches deals with major record labels


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 3 (IANS) Even before Apple launches iCloud later this week, the Cupertino-based company has signed deals with major records labels for the new music service.Warner Music Group, ... Read more...

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Pauley Perrette records a song ‘Fire in your Eyes’


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pauley Perrette has teamed up with a Navy veteran to record a song titled, “Fire in Your Eyes”. The “NCIS” star met with B. Taylor on ... Read more...

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US Supreme Court doesn’t want to get involved in Eminem Royalty Suit


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Supreme Court won’t get involved in the suit involving Eminem and Universal Music Group. The suit has to do with royalty claim following downloads ... Read more...

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Julianne Hough not engaged to Ryan Seacrest


December 21st, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports that Julianne Hough is engaged to Ryan Seacrest have been denied.It may be recalled that the National Enquirer had reported that Julianne and Seacrest ... Read more...

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Singing Star, Julianne Hough, Has Not Experienced An Engagement With Ryan Seacrest


December 21st, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 22-year-old Julianne Hough is the singing star in the video of ‘Is That So Wrong’, which is not debarred theoretically from Country Music Television (CMT), ... Read more...

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Live Nation Concert Is Going Strong


October 29th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Live Nation is a live event company that focuses on concert promotion. It is based in Beverly Hills, California and has been existent since 2005. This ... Read more...

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Kanye West’s new album ‘banned in US over naked cover art’


October 19th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Kanye West certainly knows how to stay in the limelight.The prolific rap giant has stirred buzz after he tweeted on Sunday that the U.S. banned the cover ... Read more...

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Bob Marley family loses copyright fight with Universal Music Group


September 15th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): Bob Marley's family has lost a lawsuit seeking the copyrights to several of the late singer's best-known recordings.New York Judge Denise Cote ruled Universal Music Group (UMG) owned ... Read more...

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Ryan Seacrest Has Deemed That Several Weeks Could Pass Before The New Judges of ‘American Idol’ Are Finalized


August 4th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 04, 2010 (Just Flashed): "American Idol' is a popular reality program dedicated to unearthing talented vocalists. It is telecast on Fox TV. The well-liked Ryan Seacrest happens to ... Read more...

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Songs Of The Celebrated Neil Young To Be A Part On The iPhone ‘Tap Tap Game’


June 6th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): This is a thrilling bit of news for all the loyal admirers of the well-liked ‘Tap Tap’ iPhone game. It seems that renowned musician, Neil ... Read more...

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iPhone Tap Tap Game Reaching New Heights Of Popularity


June 6th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The tap tap game of iPhone has become very popular these days. The success of the tap tap Metallica has inspired Warner Music Group Corp to ... 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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Lindsay Lohan hit with fashion line lawsuit


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan is in trouble yet again - the actress is facing a lawsuit from a photographer who has alleged that he hasn't been paid for the ... Read more...

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Now Lohan embroiled in fashion line lawsuit


May 2nd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Actress Linday Lohnan's troubles are mounting - the actress is embroiled in a lawsuit from a photographer alleging she hasn't paid him for pictures he took for her ... Read more...

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Rapper M.I.A’s “Born Free” Video Grabs Attention


April 27th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) British rapper M.I.A has managed to create quite a buzz lately due to her latest video "Born Free" which is said to be quite explicit in ... Read more...

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Eddie Vedder Faces Lawsuit By Gordon Peterson


December 30th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Noted American singer and composer Eddie Vedder has been slapped with a lawsuit by Gordon Peterson. The Pearl Jam singer recorded Hard Sun in 2007, which was ... Read more...

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Winehouse’s new album due next year


October 10th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 10 (ANI): Amy Winehouse's next album may be out next year.Darcus Beese, the president of, 'Island,' the singer's record label, revealed that the all tracks should be ready by ... Read more...

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Pope to release his own music album!


September 21st, 2009 - 10:04 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Pope will release a music album in November next, according to reports. His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI will release "Alma Mater– Music From The Vatican" featuring Marian hymns, prayers, chants, etc., including ... Read more...

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Cher sues Universal Music Group over unpaid royalties


June 3rd, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): Music legend Cher has sued Universal Music Group over 5-million-dollars in royalties allegedly owed to her and late ex-husband Sonny Bono.The 'Believe' hitmaker filed the lawsuit in Los ... Read more...

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‘Punjabi music is popular across the world’


February 16th, 2009 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) Punjabi has made its presence felt in every corner of the world, says Britain-based music composer Rajinder Singh Rai aka Punjabi MC, who uses a lot of Punjabi ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey to record duet with hubbys bro?


January 22nd, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Mariah Carey is surely a dedicated sister-in-lawthe singer is doing a duet with hubby Nick Cannons younger brother to promote his new album.The Hero hitmaker is lending ... Read more...

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Winehouse’’s gig at 2008 Grammy Awards gets creative business honour


January 15th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Troubled singer Amy Winehouse has been honoured for her performance at the Grammy Awards last February.Her show has been nominated as part of Britain''s Creativity + Business ... Read more...

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Delta Goodrem dumped by US record label


February 24th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb 24 (ANI): It seems that Delta Goodrem may not realise her dream of making it big in the US music industry for now, as the singer has been dumped by ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouses boss shocked her into going to rehab


January 26th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 26 (ANI): Troubled English singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse accepted that she has a serious drug problem after her boss, Lucian Grange, used a shock tactic to prove it to ... Read more...

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Winehouse enters rehab to kick drug addiction


January 25th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Troubled pop star Amy Winehouse has finally entered rehab to get rid of her drug addiction.According to a statement by the singers record company Universal Music Group Winehouse ... Read more...

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