Rapper and actor Dwight Arrington Myers, better known as Heavy D, who served as the leader of popular 1990s hip-hop group Heavy D & the Boyz, died Tuesday in Los Angeles after being hospitalized with…
It's been a busy week in the digital music sphere, and as usual for the arena, recent developments have lead some to vastly different conclusions.
Taio Cruz won top honors at the 31st ASCAP Awards London on Wednesday night, taking the performing rights org's songwriter of the year and song of the year kudos.
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U.S. music streaming service Rdio has announced the expansion of its service to Brazil, expected to go live by the end of the week.
Though its premise and title make no secret of "Coffin's" indebtedness to last year's "Buried," this barrel-bottom suspenser more closely resembles an unsuccessful "Law & Order" spec script, inflated…
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."