When seminal rock and roll lyricist Jerry Leiber died in August of last year, it put an end to a songwriting partnership with Mike Stoller that had spanned 61 years, one long-running Broadway revue…
Performing rights org ASCAP has tapped Elizabeth Matthews to become its new top legal eagle, naming her exec VP and general counsel, the org announced on Wednesday.
CBS' longtime music placement maestro Amy Osler was promoted to senior vice president of music on Tuesday, studio prexy David Stapf announced.
Historic British record label EMI, which was just about shipwrecked in recent years, may be sailing towards sunnier skies far away from a reckless buyout firm and a bank that repossessed it like a…
"Premium Rush" deftly straddles the line between stupid and clever for the entirety of its brisk running time.
Singer-songwriter Scott McKenzie, best known for singing the Summer of Love anthem "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)," died Aug. 17 in Los Angeles after two weeks in the hospital…
Seemingly emerging from out of nowhere earlier this year, the Gotham-based Fun (curiously credited as "fun." on record) graduated to Wiltern-sized stages largely on the strength of single "We Are…
Jeff Price, the pugnacious founder and CEO of digital music distributor TuneCore, has ankled the company along with co-founder Peter Wells.
Interest in Whitney Houston's swan song should all but ensure decent business for this hopelessly scattered remake.
Nicki Minaj did everything in her power to erase whatever hazy distinction might still remain between rap and pop.
Chris Almenita, a 27-year ASCAP veteran who most recently served as the org's senior vice president of broadcast operations and new media licensing, died Aug. 3 after battling cancer. He was 55.