Kicking off a new era for EMI's labels at Universal Music Group, Steve Barnett has been named chairman-CEO of UMG's Capitol Music Group.
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As Universal Music Group sorts top personnel in the wake of its acquisition of EMI's labels, the company has announced a restructuring of senior executive posts in its Nashville division.
Levon Helm, the founding drummer of the Band who became a creative force in roots music and cherished Americana icon as a solo performer, died today at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in…
EMI Nashville president-CEO Mike Dungan is exiting the country powerhouse for Universal Music Group Nashville, where he will take over as chairman-CEO, an informed source confirms.
Don Was has been promoted to president at EMI Music's Blue Note Records. The Grammy-winning producer joined the venerable jazz and pop label as chief creative officer in August (Daily Variety, Aug…
Alleging a new frontier in music piracy, EMI Music's flagship label Capitol Records has filed a copyright infringement suit against digital music resale company ReDigi.
Singer-actor Rick Nelson's estate has sued Capitol Records for millions in unpaid royalties, alleging widespread accounting sleight-of-hand.
Country music had a big night at Sunday's 53rd Grammy Awards, as top-selling trio Lady Antebellum took five of its six nominated categories, including country album, record and song of the year.
Lee Trink will step down as president of EMI's Capitol Music Group at the end of this month in the latest move by EMI as Guy Hands' Terra Firma attempts to reshape the company's recorded music unit.
Music distrib EMI has tapped Roger Ames as head of North America operations, reporting to EMI Group chief exec Eric Nicoli. Ames, who ran Warner Music when it was in the Time Warner family, will…