Diskery veteran Ashley Newton has been named president of Sony Music Entertainment's Columbia Records Group.
Singer Teddy Pendergrass, the R&B love man whose chart-topping career was slowed but not stopped by a devastating car accident, died Wednesday. He was 59.
Over-the-top Memphis garage rocker Jay Reatard died in his sleep Wednesday morning. He was 29.
Tyro singer Ke$ha snapped Susan Boyle's six-week run at No. 1 as her debut album "Animal" roared to the top of the U.S. album chart.
Widening its online offerings, Warner Music Group has pacted with member-based digital download service eMusic to sell tracks from its catalog.
In an ironic twist to a bitter legal dispute, Bluebeat.com -- the Web site sued by EMI Music and shuttered in November after it offered digital downloads of tracks by the Beatles for 25 cents apiece…
Mick Green, the gutsy, influential lead guitarist for the English rock band the Pirates, died Jan. 11. He was 65.
In the first fresh release under its new pact with Sony Music's Legacy division, Experience Hendrix will issue a new collection of previously unreleased music by Jimi Hendrix.
New York-based Spirit Catalogue Holdings has acquired Threesome Music, the song catalog of songwriters Alan and Marilyn Bergman.
Bruce Lundvall, veteran executive at EMI Music's Blue Note Records, has been elevated to chairman emeritus of the label, and Ian Ralfini, as Blue Note president.