Major record labels have filed suit against SiriusXM, claiming that the satellite radio giant has failed to recompense them for the airplay of thousands of classic recordings made before 1972. The…
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Historic hip-hop imprint Priority Records has been given a new lease on life, this time as a producer-centric electronic music and progressive urban music label. A joint venture of Insurgency Music…
When pop producer Nadir "RedOne" Khayat made Jennifer Lopez the first new signing for his 2101 Records imprint (or as he calls it, "my little baby label") weeks after signing a partnership deal with…
Top producer-writer RedOne's 2101 Records has signed an exclusive multi-year worldwide agreement with Universal Music Group's Capitol Records Group, the companies announced today.
WASHINGTON — Speaking at an MPAA, Microsoft and Time event called the Creativity Conference Friday, former President Bill Clinton talked up crowdfunding as a potentially important avenue for…
Ron Spaulding, former president of indie distributor Fontana, has been named senior vice president of sales for Capitol Music Group, the company announced today.
As the embattled music industry continued to morph in 2012, a few trends were clear: Players at the top of heap continued to consolidate, digital distribution and streaming became the rule, not the…
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.
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.
Former Warner Bros. Records chairman-CEO Tom Whalley is returning to Universal Music Group with Seven Four Ent., a new joint venture with Universal Republic Records.
The '80s L.A. new wave act the Motels has become the latest act to check in with a suit alleging underpayment of royalties for digital downloads and ringtones.