Blues singer Valerie Wellington, known for her raucous, shot-and-a-beer vocal style, has died at age 33 of a brain aneurysm.
Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette analyst Mark Manson downgraded the Walt Disney Co. shares rating to "moderately attractive" from "buy" mainly on a price basis.
The Nine Network's director of sports, Ian Frykberg, has ankled to join Britain's BSB-Sky Channel, where he's to take up a senior management position. Gary Burns moves up into the sports spot from…
Propaganda Films has renewed its deal with director Alex Proyas and his Sydney-based company Meaningful Eye Contact to exclusively represent Proyas for commercials and musicvideos worldwide. Both…
Promoter Bill Graham has been posthumously named the 20th winner of the American Music Awards' Award of Merit, granted in recognition of "outstanding contributions over a long period of time to the…
Renee T. Kenneth and David R. Sans, Dec. 6, L.A. Bride's a TV producer; groom's a TV producer/personal manager.
ASCAP member and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Stephen Albert died in a car accident here Dec. 27. He was 51.
Russell L. Lewis, co-founder and president of Sacramento Music Circus, died Dec. 9 at his Malibu home after a brief illness.
James A. Goode, a magazine editor, publisher and writer, died Dec. 13 at age 68 of a heart attack. Services were private.
Movie and television executive Arthur M. Gameral died on Dec. 27 of a heart attack at his Beverly Hills home.