Showbiz is turning MySpace into My Promotional Space. Now that musicians and the major labels have turned the social networking Web site into a marketing tool, the site is exploring an array of new…
The National Music Publishers Assn. and the Harry Fox Agency have decided to split the management responsibilities of the two entities. Move marks a return to years past, when the two orgs were led…
For the third straight week, male rapper Nelly's "Country Grammar" (Fo' Reel/Universal) topped the national music charts, shifting more than 213,000 units in the week ending Sunday, according to…
Arista Records has entered into a joint venture with Flyte Tyme Records, the label headed by veteran hitmaking songwriters-producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.
Cynthia ("C.J.") Harris has been elevated to senior veep of urban promotion for Columbia Records.
Most novels about pop music fixate on how the troubled but talented recording artist gets screwed over by the big bad business; this first novel, by a veteran industry journo and senior veep at VH1…
After nearly a year of public sniping and speculation, BMG Entertainment and music industry giant Clive Davis have entered into a 50/50 joint agreement to form J Records. Terms of the deal remained…
For the second straight week, male rapper Nelly's "Country Grammar" (Fo' Reel/Universal) topped the national music charts, shifting more than 235,000 units in the week ending Sunday, according to…
Kenneth Elkins of St. Louis-based Pulitzer Broadcasting has been elected chair of the BMI board of directors. He was first elected to the performing rights org's board in 1991.
MP3Board.com, the target of a copyright infringement suit filed by the RIAA in New York federal court, has returned fire. The Web firm has filed a lawsuit charging merger partners Time Warner and…