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  Virgin Records America
All materials ©2007 Virgin Records America, Inc., unless otherwise noted.
External sites are not endorsed or controlled by Virgin Records America, Inc.
www.virginrecords.com   (121 words)

  Virgin Records America :: About Us
The growth of Virgin Records in the United States reflects the maverick philosophy which has characterized the entire Virgin organization since its humble begining over a quarter century ago: a devotion to seeking and embracing artists who possess the talent, vision, and passion to create something new and impactful.
Sorry, no. It is the policy of Virgin Records America not to accept unsolicited material, which means that we cannot accept recorded material or lyrics unless submitted by a reputable industry source.
Virgin Records America, Inc. makes no warranties or representations with respect to the web sites for which hyperlinks are provided in the Virgin Web site.
www.virginrecords.com /home/aboutus.html   (754 words)

  Virgin Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Virgin Records is a British recording label founded by British entrepreneur Richard Branson, and Nik Powell in 1972.
Virgin Records America's releases were distributed by WEA with arrangement from Atlantic Records until 1992.
Virgin Records was sold by Branson to EMI in 1992 for a reported £550 million.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Virgin_Records   (554 words)

 Virgin (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A virgin is someone who has not yet engaged in sexual intercourse.
The Virgin, an epithet for Mary, the mother of Jesus; sometimes the epithet "virgin" is applied, particularly in languages other than English, to other women in Christianity who were considered particularly pure
Virgin, the brand name for most of the companies in the Virgin Group, the corporate banner encompassing Sir Richard Branson's various business ventures, including Virgin Atlantic Airways and Virgin Megastores; it also remains the brand name of several former Branson businesses that have been sold off, such as Virgin Records and Virgin.net
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Virgin_(disambiguation)   (244 words)

 Virgin Records: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
V2 records is a record label started in 1996 by richard branson four years after he sold virgin records to emi....
Innocent records is a subsidiary of virgin records....
Virgin schallplatten gmbh is a german record label, which is a branch company of virgin records....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/v/vi/virgin_records.htm   (956 words)

 Music Artists, Virgin Records Songs, Monthly Artists and TV Shows - USA Network
Find TV show music from the artists featured in USA Network shows from Virgin Records, with hilights of monthly featured artists.
In a TV first, Virgin Records will supply music from its artists for use across all of USA's platforms including on-air promotion, cross-channel advertising, digital and mobile.
What it means to you: unprecedented free access to music videos, songs and information for Virgin Records' talented and diverse roster.
www.usanetwork.com /series/virginrecords   (298 words)

 Band Cracker gives Virgin Records the finger.
I am not on a crusade against record labels - but I love to see a band step up and fight when they feel they are someone's stooge.
The quality of the recording is on par with the original masters, and some of the songs have been slightly reworked - but not so much that you still would feel the need to buy the original recordings.
David Lowery from Cracker, and Velena Vego are currently running Pitch-a-Tent Records, where they release their own recordings and a handful from other artists.
www.bloggingmuses.com /archives/band_cracker_gives_virgin_records_the_finger_000484.php   (673 words)

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The reggae rapper (“deejay” in Jamaican) boasts an astounding 60-plus number one singles, scores of hit albums - including Virgin Records releases Art and Life (2000) and Tropical Storm (2002) - and who knows how many of the platinum standard stage shows that crowned him long ago as reggae dancehall’s undisputed King.
Virgin Records are hoping to bring him back to perform in the UK at some point in the future.
The first of a five album deal with Virgin Records this one is expected to break new grounds for the highly proclaimed DJ.
www.lycos.com /info/beenie-man--virgin-records.html   (340 words)

 Team Learning Outcome Project - Virgin Records America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Virgin Records America is one of the most popular recording labels in the business and has reached this level by using an IT infrastructure that promotes and markets to a wide array of consumers.
In researching Virgin Record’s business model and structure, it has shown that this recording label’s main focus is to bridge the gap between the artists and fans around the world.
Virgin Record’s main strengths lie in marketing their artists, providing in-depth information about the company and musicians, and promoting upcoming events and releases relevant to current distribution trends.
web.syr.edu /~ddgroh   (279 words)

 MP3.com: Shake-up at Virgin Records
The long-rumored shake-up at Virgin Records began to take shape late yesterday when Virgin parent EMI Group said that Matt Serletic, chairman of the label, would leave his post.
If EMI plans to revamp Virgin starting at the top, it would be the second time in less than four years it has chosen to do so.
Virgin has had a hit record with the Gorillaz's platinum-selling Demon Days this year, but the Rolling Stones' A Bigger Bang has been something of a disappointment, despite the band's sold-out US concert tour.
www.mp3.com /stories/2048.html   (475 words)

 brandchannel.com | Virgin Group Brands | Brand Extension | brands | brand | branding news
Virgin is still a strong, recognizable brand, but much of its meaning has been diluted.
Virgin does have a consistent visual element to its brand—the founder himself.
Virgin Radio was sold to SMG and is, therefore, no longer part of the Virgin group.
www.brandchannel.com /features_profile.asp?pr_id=215   (1922 words)

 Technorati Tag: virgin
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technorati.com /tag/virgin   (515 words)

 USATODAY.com - Mariah Carey leaving Virgin Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
NEW YORK (AP) — After less than a year and a flop album, Mariah Carey is leaving Virgin Records with a deal giving her $49 million.
EMI, Virgin's parent company, announced on Wednesday that it would pay the 31-year-old diva $28 million to end their association, which was to last for several albums to the tune of $100 million.
Glitter, her first album for Virgin and the soundtrack for her movie of the same name, was a major disappointment.
www.usatoday.com /life/music/2002/2002-01-23-mariah.htm   (646 words)

 CNN.com - EMI dumps Carey with $28m payoff - January 23, 2002
EMI said the cost, together with $26.4 million of balance sheet and other write-offs linked to Carey's giant recording deal, would be treated as exceptionals in accounts for the year ended March 31, 2002.
EMI signed Carey, 31, to its Virgin Records label last year in what was said to be the biggest recording contract ever, estimated at $80 million over four albums.
Some analysts questioned whether EMI was being rash in scrapping the star after one ill-fated album, given that she still ranks as one of the top selling artists of all time.
archives.cnn.com /2002/SHOWBIZ/Music/01/23/mariah.payoff   (832 words)

 Virgin Bags Dupri - Jan 25, 2005 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"I will catapult Virgin into a young, hip label with chart-topping success in both R&B and rap music--I also hope to change the whole look of the company so when up-and-coming R&B and hip hop artists are looking for a home, Virgin will be the first stop," the six-time Grammy nominee added.
Meanwhile, Dupri recently announced he would postpone plans to record a sequel to "We Are the World," called "We Are the Future," following next month's Grammy Awards due to the tsunami tragedy in Asia.
"The timing is not right for us to record a song about the future when so many people have lost their lives," he said in a statement earlier this month.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,15774,00.html?rsslatest   (500 words)

 TAXI A&R Interview: Kaz Utsunomiya, Virgin Records
Virgin wanted to start up a publishing company in the U.S., which was just a year after they opened the record company in America.
My time at Virgin Music was fun because we had bands to look after, not a catalog of a half a million songs.
But ultimately, I wanted to learn more about American record companies from the inside, and if you're going to work at a record company, it might as well be with people you like.
www.taxi.com /faq/ar/utsunomiya.html   (1667 words)

 Record labels - www.shef.ac.uk/misc/rec/ps/efi/elabels.html
Chemikal Underground Records is an independent record label run by the Delgados based in Glasgow, Scotland.
Records has finished 2005 with the Number One US album market share among labels for the year according to Soundscan.
Record labels have long been accused of stealing musicians' copyrights as soon "The record labels don't invest in new artists, which I think is a tragic
california-lotto.easylookfor.com /elf/california-lotto-record-labels.htm   (202 words)

 XTC Forum - Virgin Records
Well, anyone who's familiar with XTC's relationship with Virgin Records should be aware of how delicate and strained it became when Andy decided to call the touring off....
It's really just a fantasy, I guess, that Virgin (or TVT, or whoever) would even bother putting this together...but it's a shame that such a cool catalog of art be something that will only be appreciated by those lucky enough to have been around when it came out on 7" vinyl.
I don't know if XTC ever got to know this (I'm not sure, if these nazi records are also sold in Britain, they do extremely well in Austria and Germany), but maybe this was another thing bringing them up against their company.
www.xtcidearecords.co.uk /cgi-bin/ikonboard/topic.cgi?forum=18&topic=5   (1636 words)

 Roxio and Virgin Records Enable Music Fans to Download and Burn the New Lenny Kravitz "Dig In" Music Video
Virgin began in the early 1970s as a small, independent label based in London.
Today, Virgin Records America and its London-based parent company Virgin Music Group Worldwide are part of the EMI, the world's third largest music company.
In America, Virgin is distributed by EMI Music Distribution (EMD), and the label's offerings span virtually all contemporary musical genres -- including modern rock, RandB, pop, hip hop, rap, blues, country, film soundtracks, compilations and contemporary instrumentals.
www.roxio.com /en/company/news/archive/prelease011017.jhtml   (1015 words)

 JS Online: Virgin Records enters the music download market Monday
Virgin, a unit of the Virgin Group, becomes the first major music retailer to enter the download market, which has been dominated by Apple Computer and other technology companies.
What's interesting is that Virgin is putting its biggest emphasis on its subscription service rather than, for example, selling songs one at time for 99 cents a track as Apple and Microsoft do.
It is betting that people will join its Virgin Music Club for a $7.99 monthly fee to listen to an unlimited amount of music from Virgin's 1-million-track library on their computers.
www.jsonline.com /bym/news/sep04/261993.asp   (749 words)

 EMI Ousts the Head of Virgin Records - New York Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In a long-rumored shake-up, the EMI Group said yesterday that Matt Serletic, chairman of its Virgin Records label, would leave his post.
The move would represent a major effort by EMI to rebuild Virgin Records, which has a roster that includes artists like Fountains of Wayne.
Virgin continued to falter in popularity, posting weak sales from performers with costly contracts, like Courtney Love, and it struggled to develop new stars.
www.nytimes.com /2005/10/19/business/media/19emi.html?ex=1287374400&en=a9f81eacfb10e8e8&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (283 words)

 FoundryMusic BANDS Headline: DID VIRGIN RECORDS PUSH COURTNEY LOVE TO RELEASE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Not only that, but Virgin paid for Love's rehab last fall at Wavelength, a voluntary facility in Malibu, so they could bring her back and forth to the studio when needed during the re-recording of America's Sweetheart.
Virgin, bought it and then demanded that it be completely redone-and fast.
Also, according to a publicist who works with Love and to another source, Virgin suggested Love put her 11-year-old daughter Frances Bean Cobain in the first music video from the album for publicity purposes.
www.foundrymusic.com /BANDS/displayheadline.cfm?the_date=&postfart=go&id=5207   (505 words)

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Virgin Records was started by Richard Branson in the early 1970's as an independent label based in London, UK.
Today Virgin Records is part of EMI, and has offices and subsidiaries in many countries worldwide.
Virgin Records (UK) releases have been charted by: Tiefschwarz, Martin Solveig, James Talk, The Presets, Fedde Le Grand, Simon Baker
www.residentadvisor.net /record-label.aspx?id=264   (99 words)

 BLABBERMOUTH.NET - AMEN Officially Part With Virgin Records
AMEN have officially announced their split with Virgin Records following the lackluster sales performance of their sophomore effort, We Have Come For Your Parents (which has shifted 15,789 copies in the US, according to Soundscan).
I had a feeling in my gut that AMEN would have problems with Virgin since a band like them arent branded to be gold, 16,000 copies is pretty small for a major.
The accuracy of the information contained herein is neither confirmed nor guaranteed by Roadrunner Records, and the views and opinions of authors expressed on these pages do not necessarily state or reflect those of Roadrunner Records or its employees.
www.roadrunnerrecords.com /BLABBERMOUTH.NET/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=1902   (561 words)

 Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer : Richard Branson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After founding the hugely successful Virgin Records music label in the 1970s, Richard expanded the Virgin name into 'Megastore' retailing, book and software publishing, film and video editing, clubs, travel, hotels, cinemas, financial services, telecommunications, rail and air travel.
To promote the Virgin Atlantic name, Richard became involved in a number of high-publicity record-breaking attempts throughout the 1980s and '90s.
In 1991 Richard's balloon crossed the Pacific from Japan to Canada breaking all existing records and he followed that with a number of attempts to circumnavigate the entire world.
www.virginatlanticglobalflyer.com /Team/RichardBranson/index.jsp   (294 words)

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The campaign, which breaks on Sunday 21 March 2004, will focus on the company’s new hot MMS rate of 25 cents (Virgin to Virgin) and continues the theme of promoting Virgin Mobile as the number one place for mobile phone messaging.
The instrumental artist Mike Oldfield's "Tubular Bells" released in 1973 was a cash cow for Branson's Virgin Records and it stayed in the UK music charts for 247 weeks.
The Virgin Records Group was sold in 1992 to THORN EMI for $1 billion USD.
www.lycos.com /info/sir-richard-branson--virgin-records.html?page=2   (469 words)

 Jermaine Dupri Named President, Virgin Records Urban Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In addition, he will record as a solo act and produce artists on the Virgin roster, as well as provide his production services to the entire EMI family of labels.
Dupri has also produced, executive-produced, remixed or recorded with such artists as TLC, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Aaliyah, Jay-Z, Chingy, Ludacris and Toni Braxton, and he produced and co-wrote the Billboard Hot 100 Number Ones "Always Be My Baby" by Mariah Carey and "The First Night" by Monica.
Virgin Records is a division of EMI Music, the world's largest independent record company.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/01-24-2005/0002898653&EDATE=   (1038 words)

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