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THAT WAS THE WEEK THAT WAS

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A summary of the week's top stories, as brought to you by hitsdailydouble.com:
  1. DEN'S END: High-visibility start-up loses steam as music biz vets Gary Gersh and John Silva ponder their next move. (5/17)
  2. hilary rosen',390,400);">hilary rosen',390,400);">HILARY ROSEN SPEAKS, MARC POLLACK SMOKES: RIAA ruler hilary rosen',390,400);">hilary rosen',390,400);">Hilary Rosen holds forth on MP3.com, Napster, artist's rights and how much she enjoys Marc Pollack's work in the Reporter. (5/16)
  3. DR. DRE TRIES TO OPERATE ON NAPSTER: Techie wonks alienate yet another artist, who takes matters into his own hands. (5/17)
  4. LA. REID LOOKS FOR A FEW GOOD MEN: Incoming Arista boss L.A. Reid casts his net… and tries to fill Clive's shoes. (5/15)
  5. MAP'S DEMISE LEADS TO BARGAINS, SUITS: The FTC's kabosh of "Minimum Advertised Price" hasn't resulted in too many bargain-basement specials yet, but consumers are leveling a class-action suit against distributors anyway. (5/18)
  6. ALANIS TAKES A DUMP: Alanis Morissette stood to earn over a million dollars as she and her manager sell their accumulated MP3.com stock to invest in hitsdailydouble.com. (5/15)
  7. EDEL-ARTEMIS LEARN TO LOVE ONE ANOTHER: Veteran record executive Danny Goldberg gets a Dutch treat—in infusion of cash from global entertainment company edel. (5/18)
  8. BMG SONGS SEARCHES FOR STRICK SUCCESSOR: nicholas firth',390,400);">nicholas firth',390,400);">Nicholas Firth begins taking resumes from antsy publishing execs suffering from pre-merger anxiety. (5/16)
  9. DREAMWORKS CAN DIGIT: Looking to the success of Farmclub.com, label A&R execs start an online search for the next Buckcherry. (5/15)
  10. LOVE IT TO DEATH: Courtney Love and Prince both took major label policies to task, focusing on master ownership and digital distribution as trends for the future, though only one changed their name. (5/18)
UMG'S VALUATION NEARS $55B
Day one begins. (9/23a)
SAVE THE DATE: GRAMMY NOMS REVEALED 11/23
Whoa, that's early. (9/21a)
A HARD DAY’S
HITS LIST
Stars across the board (9/21a)
NEAR TRUTHS:
THE LUCIAN DECADE
A history lesson from I.B. Bad (9/23a)
SIR LUCIAN TURNS IT UP
As UMG goes solo, Grainge discusses leading the band. (9/20a)
HITS' 35TH ANNIVERSARY
A chronicle of the inexplicable.
GRAMMY: ALBUM OF THE YEAR
We make yet more predictions, which you are free to ignore.
2022 TOURS
May we all be vaxxed by then.
ROCK'S NEW CHAPTER
Power pop, global glam and the return of the loud.
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