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... agreement with MCA Records and its joint venture company Way Cool Records. Discusses terms of the agreement ... Reports that Cargo Records, the independent modern rock record label, has entered into an ... under which MCA will manufacture and distribute some of Cargo's releases. ...
... Reports on MCA Records' new direction for its urban music division. Notes that MCA is finalizing ... a distribution deal with Rawkus Records. Provides quotes from MCA president Jay Boberg offering insight into the future of the label's hip-hop music. ...
... Concerts, but MCA Records, Universal Records, and MCA Nashville will retain their present names. ... Inc. and that MCA Music Entertainment Group will now be known as Universal Music Group with its ... international division to be called Universal Music International. MCA Concerts will become Universal ...
... Reports that MCA Records has won an important court victory in its dispute with U.K. reissues ... specialist Charly Records Limited over the rights to use Chess Records masters. The court awarded MCA ...
... Reports on MCA Records extending its joint venture with the Radioactive label. Mentions that ... . Provides official MCA Records' reaction to the announcement. ... Radioactive was founded by Gary Kurfist and he has joint-owned the label with MCA since its inception ...
... Records has expired and will not be renewed, making Twisted "no longer an MCA label." Explains how ... Reports that the three-year distribution deal between dance music label Twisted America and MCA ...
... Reports that MCA Records has agreed to buy 50 percent of Interscope Records, the Los Angeles-based ...
... , which resulted in the closing of Decca Records, and notes that MCA Nashville shared Decca's ... marketing and sales staff. Provides a brief history of Decca Records and goes on to suggest that MCA Music ... Publishing and PolyGram Music Publishing may merge to become MCA Music Publishing. ...
... Reports that MCA has filed a lawsuit against Evita Records Ltd. alleging that Evita violated a ... 1976 agreement with MCA which gave the label first refusal to record productions of the show "Evita" in ... all other media. Warner Bros. released a two-CD recording of the film version of "Evita" in November 1996. MCA seeks damages of at least $50,000. ...
... Covers MCA's decision to purchase half of Interscope Records for a reported $200 million. Briefly ... discusses Time Warner's sale of its 50 percent stake in Interscope back to the label in October 1995 and examines how the purchase could help MCA. ...
... Reports that MCA Music Entertainment Group has launched Hip-O Records, which will be headed by MCA ...
... decision that Charly Records Ltd. had violated the rights of MCA Records by their marketing records ... from the Chess Records "Masters" collection. Explains why this decision is a legal victory for MCA in ...
... Reports on former basketball star Magic Johnson's label, Magic's 32 Records and explains that New ... York-based label 32 Records fears retail confusion may occur. Notes that the first artist to be ... released will be Avant, a male R&B singer-songwriter. Discusses pending mergers of MCA and Universal and ...
Lifelines: Deaths: Bell Lewis Downer
Billboard (2000) Vol. 112, No. 12, pp. 54
... Remembers label and music publishing executive with Decca Records and MCA Music, Bill Lewis Downer, who died on February 26, 2000 at the age of 86. ...
... Reports that MCA Records has named veteran promotion executive Ken Wilson to be president of the ...
... Reports that two Universal Music Group labels, MCA Records and Geffen, announced staff changes ... . Notes that MCA Records has instituted a restructuring plan which has resulted in the elimination of ...
... Reports on a move by Geffen Records to shift hip-hop acts to MCA under a joint venture agreement ...
... Reports that the Dutch affiliate of MCA has acquired the rights for the Benelux countries for ... newly founded alternative rock label Excelsior Records. The new label debuted last year as (Nothing ...
... Reports that MCA Records will be utilizing a billboard and low-powered radio station at a high ... . Notes that the radio station (106.9 FM), featuring music, interviews, and MCA ads, was to begin ... operation on February 17, 1997, and that the billboard will feature a different MCA artist every 30-60 days. ...
MCA Links with Asian Label Schtung
Billboard (1996) Vol. 108, No. 13, pp. 52, 96
... Records. Greg Rogers, senior vice president for Asia-Pacific for MCA, discusses how he discovered the ... Covers MCA Music Entertainment International's new licensing deal with Honk Kong-based Schtung ... label's music when he worked for Disney and why MCA decided to sign up Schtung. Also covers upcoming Schtung releases from a variety of Asian companies. ...