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February 2005
Music Week;2/19/2005, Issue 7, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on finance-related developments in the sound recording industry, as of February 19, 2005. Woolworths PLC's rejection of venture capitalist Apax's takeover offer as being too low; Singer Prince's rise to the top spot on "Rolling Stone" magazine's list of 2004's top-earning music acts in the United States; Net loss reported by Napster Inc. in its third quarter results ending December 31, 2004; Increase in seizures of pirate discs at European Union borders over the years 2003 and 2004.


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