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.
"Musical Chairs" has all the trappings of a standard dance-kid pic -- the socioeconomically mismatched partners, the impending tournament, the preening rival dancer -- but introduces two key twists…
Martin Bandier has signed a long-term contract extension to remain chairman-CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Sony Corp. of America announced Monday.
SXSW entered into the full fore of its music festival on Thursday, with a keynote speech from Bruce Springsteen and the announcement of a new MTV artist platform. But the confab had already seen a…
Electronic dance music promoter Insomniac Events has hired Simon Rust Lamb as the company's first COO, Insomniac founder and CEO Pasquale Rotella announced on Tuesday.