Post Tagged with: "Beatles"

Ex-MP3tunes Chief Found Liable in Copyright Infingement Case
/ March 20, 2014 6:01 pm
Ex-MP3tunes Chief Found Liable in Copyright Infingement Case

Reuters reports that a federal court jury in Manhattan has found Michael Robertson, former MP3tunes chief executive, and the defunct San Diego-based company liable on various claims of copyright infringement based on copyrights associated with artists including The Beatles, Coldplay and David Bowie, once part of EMI Group Ltd. . Read More

AC/DC finally agrees to sell music on iTunes
/ November 19, 2012 10:44 am
AC/DC finally agrees to sell music on iTunes

Hard rock icons AC/DC today began selling their music on iTunes, something they have refused to do ever since the service launched. . Read More

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EU considered ‘digital innovation’ in approving EMI/Universal deal
/ September 21, 2012 3:03 pm
EU considered ‘digital innovation’ in approving EMI/Universal deal

The European Commission and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission have approved Universal Music’s controversial takeover of EMI, on the condition that a bundle of subsidiary labels get spun off into a independent company. Read More

Research: Americans like classic rock & working naked
/ August 28, 2012 11:15 am
Research: Americans like classic rock & working naked

A new report from Wakefield Research, commissioned by Citrix, turned up an interesting bit of information about online music in the U.S. – even on the cloud, classic rock rules. Read More

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Iggy Pop self-distributes: “What has a record company ever done for me?” [with video]
/ May 29, 2012 7:03 am
Iggy Pop self-distributes: “What has a record company ever done for me?” [with video]

Iggy Pop castigated record companies during a press conference in which he explained why his new release "Après" was exclusively digital. Read More

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iTunes Gets Exclusive on Beatles-Cirque du Soleil Album, Doc
/ February 1, 2011 2:30 pm

Hollywood – In another Beatles exclusive, Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iTunes Store has added the Beatles "LOVE" album and a feature-length documentary about the making of "The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil." Both the album and the doc ("All Together Now") are now available for pre-order, and will be released on iTunes worldwide on Feb. 8. The announcement also states that the Beatles have now sold more than 5 million songs and 1 million albums on iTunes worldwide.

 

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Beatles iTunes Sales Top 5 Million Songs, 500K Albums
/ January 18, 2011 3:13 pm

Los Angeles – Over 5 million Beatles songs and over half a million full albums have been sold from Apple’s iTunes Store since the tracks first became available for purchase digitally on Nov. 16, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The tracks and albums are being offered for $1.29 and $12.99, respectively. The top-selling Beatles track on iTunes so far is "Here Comes the Sun."

 

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(Hollywood Reporter)

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