Opening the Swedish company's first offices in the United States, Parks headed up U.S. negotiations with the four major record labels, indie groups and performance right sorgs to secure licenses to…
The fest will bestow a quartet of bizzers -- a scribe, thesps and a helmer -- with honors for their work this year.
Taylor Swift was the surprise big winner at the 2011 American Music Awards on Sunday night, winning all three awards for which she was nominated.
Satirical rappers, "Saturday Night Live" skitmakers and filmmaking threesome the Lonely Island (comprising Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer) have a long history enticing big-name stars…
Boasting $286 million in global box office and only now unleashing its potential on homevid, "Bridesmaids" has registered as perhaps the biggest sleeper hit of the past year.
Songwriter and composer Lee Pockriss, whose varied career involved composing for Broadway literary adaptations, Perry Como, bubblegum novelty singers and "Sesame Street," died in Bridgewater, Conn.…
As film and TV licensing become increasingly important to musicians' careers, Leverage Management boss Stephen Levinson has teamed up with legendary music producer Rick Rubin and A&R men Michael…
Mounting a belated challenge to Apple's dominance of the digital music retail market through iTunes, search giant Google unveiled its full music service, dubbed Google Music, at a press conference in…
The latest in a blitz of 2011 releases from mumblecore auteur Joe Swanberg, "The Zone" contains little to entice neophytes into his fold.
Continuing the ongoing exec exchange between Sony and Universal Music Group labels, former Jive Records exec Peter Thea will join UMG as exec VP of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam.