Popkomm, Europe's biggest pop music trade fair and festival, kicked off for the first time in the German capital Wednesday in what organizers hope will be a successful new start for the event.
The U.S. publishing house responsible for "Wimoweh," the Weavers' hit that inspired "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," has agreed to pay future royalties to the family of the late South African composer…
Make room for a new kind of TV mommy: Melissa Etheridge. The singer-songwriter-activist has signed on to topline a half-hour ABC comedy from producer Brad Grey and scribe-exec producer Linda Wallem.
The House handed the entertainment industry a mixed bag Tuesday when it passed legislation that gives federal prosecutors new tools to fight online piracy and makes camcording in theaters a federal…
Pinch me: Canadian rockers Barenaked Ladies could be getting their own Fox skein. Net has ordered a pilot presentation for a comedy-heavy variety skein starring Barenaked boys Steven Page, Kevin…
James Conlon, principal conductor of the Paris National Opera, has been named music director of the Los Angeles Opera. He succeeds Kent Nagano, who will depart in June 2006.
Air went truly retro by teaming with a full orchestra at the tail end to the Hollywood Bowl's summer fling. The French duo was able to accurately replicate the epic grandeur of pieces like "La Femme…
The late Marvin and Barbara Davis' daughter Nancy (Mrs. Ken Rickel) welcomed twin daughters Monday noon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Nancy's mother, Barbara Davis, was in the delivery room. A…
Sony BMG Music Entertainment has tapped former Sony Music lawyer Lisa Weiss senior VP, general counsel and secretary, and upped former BMG chief strategic officer Thomas Hesse to president, Global…
The Flanders Film Festival, which focuses on music composed for the movies, will pay tribute to the late composers Elmer Bernstein, Michael Kamen and Jerry Goldsmith at its 31st edition in Ghent…
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