Paul Leka, a songwriter and producer best known for penning the iconic chorus to 1969's "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye," died on Oct. 12 in Sharon, Conn. He was 68.
Michael "Mickey" Goldsen, a lifelong music publisher who founded Criterion Music Corp. and served as its CEO for well over half a century, died Wednesday in Encino, Calif. He was 99.
Black Toast Music, a boutique music publisher and production library responsible for placing indie artists' songs on TV, film and videogames, is launching an inhouse record label, Black Toast Records.
Brian Lambert has been promoted to exec VP-head of film and television music for Universal Music Publishing Group, the company announced Thursday.
As the battle for dominance in the streaming music field heats up, with leading services all increasing offerings, forging partnerships and expanding catalogs, the name Grooveshark seems to have…
Composer Rolfe Kent has signed on to score Michael Hoffman's "Gambit."
Journalist Jim Macnie has been named editorial director of Vevo, a newly created position, the company announced Monday.
Reprise Records will mark the 25th anniversary of Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit concerts with a three-DVD, two-CD retrospective on Oct. 24, as well as a concert doc, "The Bridge School Concert…
Simon Fleming-Wood has joined Pandora Media as chief marketing officer, a newly created position at the company, marking the Internet radio leader's first major executive expansion since becoming a…
Ole Clear, the production music branch of Canadian music publisher Ole, has acquired L.A.-based production music company MusicBox.
Viacom's MTV World has announced the launch of its global music platform, dubbed MTV Iggy, which will seek to expose international music acts to U.S. audiences through its website and on-air…