Rihanna has topped the Recording Industry Association of America’s Digital Single Awards list with 100 million singles downloaded and streamed, the RIAA announced Wednesday. She is the first artist…
Satellite-radio broadcaster Sirius XM has resolved a two-year legal battle with the music biz for its use of recordings created before 1972, agreeing to pay $210 million to five record companies…
Grooveshark, the streaming music service that offered songs for free, is calling it quits after a legal defeat against major record labels. Founders Josh Greenberg and Sam Tarantino announced on…
The Department of Justice will conduct a review of the 73-year-old consent decrees that govern how music rights organizations set rates for licensing songs. ASCAP and BMI have been pushing the DOJ to…
When it comes to learning about the evils of Internet piracy, Hollywood studios and the major music labels want kids to start young. A nonprofit group called the Center for Copyright Information has…
Things might not exactly be returning to normal, but the record business can take some comfort in the fact that the long industry-wide slide appears to have reached ground level, as the RIAA reported…
Cary Sherman, CEO of the Recording Industry Assn. of America, speaks in precise words. His white hair and emphatic delivery lend him an aura of seriousness.
Frequenters of infamous U.S.-based website 4chan.org have declared war on Hollywood.
A former FBI special agent will head up the recording industry's antipiracy fight in the Western U.S., the Recording Industry Assn. of America has announced.
A former FBI special agent will head up the recording industry's antipiracy fight in the western U.S., the RIAA announced.
A lawsuit recently filed against the Recording Industry Assn. of America could ultimately force the org to drop or dramatically change the way it uses its principal weapon in the fight against online…