Composer Rolfe Kent will receive BMI's Richard Kirk Award at the performing rights org's annual Film and Television Awards, the org announced on Wednesday.
The rise of digital platforms has kept showbiz scrambling -- and lawyers working overtime -- to sort out how content can be monetized and rightsholders compensated fairly. But with cloud-based music…
Jim Marshall, who helped shape the sound of rock 'n' roll with his groundbreaking amplifier designs, died in a hospice Thursday morning, his family said. He was 88.
When the Electric Daisy Carnival drew 240,000 attendees last June for the first edition of the festival held in Las Vegas, generating a reported $136 million for the local economy, it seemed to put…
Music intelligence platform the Echo Nest will integrate its API with Spotify's, enabling app developers to use the company's web of musical data within the streaming service, the company announced…
Rob Wiesenthal has been named prexy of international for Sony/ATV Music Publishing. He will officially take on his new role in June, working out of New York and reporting to Sony/ATV CEO Martin…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America released its year-end tallies for 2011 on Tuesday, showing total music shipments up for the first time since 2004, however slightly, with digital sales…
While posing no threat to "The Hunger Games," "Wrath" should carve a healthy swath through its lesser B.O. competitors.
Streaming service Spotify unveiled a second round of 12 new apps on its site Thursday, marking an even greater degree of label participation in the service.
Songwriter-performer Carole King will receive the BMI Icon award at the 60th annual BMI Pop Awards, the performing rights org announced Thursday.