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It Is Official, Christine Mcvie Is Back With Fleetwood Mac

Posted by john, in News Item 14 January 2014 - - - - - - · 278 views
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It's been all over the music press for a while now, will she, won't she. This includes a live appearance on stage in London to play the group's hit, "Don't Stop".

Well, now it's official. Christine McVie is back with Fleetwood Mac. Liz Rosenberg, the band's publicist, confirmed that McVie has rejoined the band she left almost 16 years ago in 1998.

Acco...


Pr Company Ketchum Launches Music Division, Ketchum Sounds

Posted by Songstuff, in News Item 29 November 2012 - - - - - - · 721 views
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Ketchum Launches Music Division, Ketchum Sounds PR company Ketchum has launched a music division called Ketchum Sounds focused on matching brand sponsorship within the music industry. The new division will be headed by Marcus Peterzell, executive VP of entertainment with Ketchum Sports and Entertainment.Peterzell is an experienced music marketer. He joine...


Billboard Unveils New Charting Methodology

Posted by Songstuff, in News Item 20 October 2012 - - - - - - · 542 views
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Billboard Unveils New Charting Methodology

Billboard has revealed a new methodology for some long-standing genre charts. Hot Country Songs, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Latin Songs charts are all receiving the upgrade. Each of these charts have had a face-lift incorporating digital download sales (tracked by...


3 File Sharing Services Targeted By Riaa

Posted by Songstuff, in News Item 03 October 2012 - - - - - - · 601 views
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3 Foreign File Sharing Services Targeted by RIAA

The RIAA has obtained subpoenas regarding the operators of three file sharing web sites from the U.S. District Court of Columbia ordering WHOIS privacy services to provide the IP addresses, email addresses and any other identifying...


Regulators Tell Universal To Sell 25% Of Emi Before Deal Is Approved

Posted by Songstuff, in News Item 21 September 2012 - - - - - - · 623 views
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Regulators Tell Universal To Sell 25% Of Emi Before Deal Is Approved

On Friday, The European Commission apparently told Universal Music during a meeting that it will have to sell the global rights for EMI's Parlophone record label, . This will include, among others, the rights to the music of David Bowie, Kylie Minogue and Coldplay.

The...


Study: Listening To The Radio Is Still The Top Way To Discover Music

Posted by Songstuff, in News Item 07 September 2012 - - - - - - · 604 views
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Study: Listening To The Radio Is Still The Top Way To Discover Music


It is perhaps a shock to some, but still more people discover music listening to the radio than by any other way. At the same time more teens listen to music using YouTube...


Finn Arilds Long Awaited Second Album Is Now On General Release.

Posted by Songstuff, in Press Releases 01 February 2011 - - - - - - · 684 views
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Finn Arilds long awaited second album is now on general release.

Norwegian multi-instrumentalist and composer Finn Arild takes a big bite on his second album. This time it is nothing less than an epic progressive rock concept album telling the creation of the universe, life and - almost everything. The answer is not 42,...


Free Copyright Protection For Ascap Members Via Mywerx

Posted by Songstuff, in News Item 23 November 2010 - - - - - - · 671 views
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MyWerx and ASCAP have joined forces to provide ASCAP members with 600 MB of FREE Copyright Protection through its WerxProof service.

MyWerx copyright management platform provides songwriters with WerxPost, a free database for managing their creative work, and WerxConnect, a social network connecting Creators and their collaborators to their work. The...


Ik Multimedia Introduces Sampletank Free, The Ultimate Free Sample Workstation!

Posted by Songstuff, in Press Releases 14 October 2010 - - - - - - · 693 views
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IK Multimedia is pleased to introduce SampleTank FREE - a full-featured version of SampleTank 2.5, with a 500MB specially selected sound library. Musicians may now experience for FREE the full power and flexibility of the industry’s leading sound sample playback engine and build...


Ascap Report Shows That Growth Continues

Posted by Songstuff, in News Item 21 May 2010 - - - - - - · 530 views
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ASCAP has just released their 2009 financial results showing continuing growth for the performing rights organization.

In 2009 ASCAP reports that it collected more than $995 million, an almost $50 million increase from the $946.7 million collected in 2008. Their foreign revenue grew to nearly $302 million. ASCAP made royalty payments...






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