8-K 1 htm_9742.htm LIVE FILING Loudeye Corp. (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   January 20, 2006

Loudeye Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 0-29583 91-1908833
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
1130 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, Washington   98144
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (206) 832-4000

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.

On January 20, 2006, Loudeye Corp. received a resignation letter from Anthony Bay, chairman of our board of directors, effective January 20, 2006. Mr. Bay's resignation is the result of his resigning as a director of three companies, including Loudeye, and reducing other outside activities and commitments in order to focus his attention on a new project. Mr. Bay's resignation was not the result of any disagreement between Mr. Bay and Loudeye.

As previously disclosed, on November 9, 2005, Loudeye and Mr. Bay mutually agreed to terminate Mr. Bay’s employment agreement dated December 5, 2003.

On January 25, 2006, our board of directors elected Kurt R. Krauss, one of our existing directors, as chairman of the board, a non-executive position with Loudeye.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

99.1 Anthony Bay letter of resignation dated January 20, 2006


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    Loudeye Corp.
January 25, 2006   By:   /s/ Michael A. Brochu
        Name: Michael A. Brochu
        Title: President and Chief Executive Officer

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Anthony Bay letter of resignation dated January 20, 2006