At some point over the last five years, startup company TuneCore became the world's largest distributor of music, currently releasing between 300 and 500 songs per day. While that fact alone may seem…
Legal reps for the Michael Jackson estate have written a letter of protest to Discovery Communications, denouncing the plan by the cabler's U.K. channel to air a special billed as a fictional…
When last year's impromptu Michael Jackson concert film, "This Is It," broke the $250 million mark worldwide, making it the highest-grossing concert film or documentary in history, it became…
Founded nearly 11 years ago, Internet radio service Pandora has weathered a number of seismic changes in the online music scene, and survived its own brushes with near closure, to emerge as the…
"My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," Kanye West's latest release, had every reason to be a sales failure.
Tenpercentery the Gersh Agency and music agency the Agency Group (TAG) have announced an alliance, hoping to better place the latter's musical clients for film, TV and legit work, with TAG also…
Pandora has weathered a number of seismic changes in the online music scene.
Bieber-Fever continued unabated at the American Music Awards tonight, as teen popper Justin Bieber won the artist of the year award, in addition to three others.
In the ongoing renaissance of innovative music scoring for documentaries, composer-songwriter J. Ralph, who scored such recent docs as "The Cove" and "Man on Wire" and made song contributions to…
That the Grammy Awards' Best New Artist designation often stands as the most unpredictable major honor of the night should come as no surprise.
Variety music editor Andrew Barker trains the spotlight on a few rising talents whose recent accomplishments have already generated buzz among those in the know: