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Through the inclusion of Taj Mahal and gospel quintet the Fairfield Four, the L.A. edition of "Down From the Mountain" covered the broadest musical spectrum this ambitious and successful tour has…
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EMI has appointed Michael Ritto president of EMI Recorded Music Denmark. Meanwhile, Henriette Blix, managing director of Virgin Records Denmark, is leaving the Brit music major.
Hollywood has urged the Bush administration to redouble its efforts to stop piracy in foreign markets, even if that means withdrawing trade benefits or imposing economic sanctions.
EMI has appointed Asa Torneryd president of EMI Recorded Music Sweden, responsible for both Capitol Records Sweden and Virgin Records Sweden.
EMI has named Alain Artaud president of Capitol Records France and Laurent Chapeau president of Virgin Records France.
Pianist Van Cliburn will receive the President's Merit Award from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences on Feb. 24 as part of Grammy Week ceremonies.
Telemundo Network and Billboard have jointly announced the finalists for the annual Billboard Latin Music awards.
After repeated delays, satcaster Sirius Satellite Radio has finally launched its subscription radio service in a limited rollout to four U.S. markets -- Denver, Houston, Phoenix and Jackson, Miss.