Composer Stephen Sondheim will be guest director and Ted Turner will receive the Silver Medallion at the 30th Telluride Film Festival. "Far Side" cartoonist Gary Larson will design the poster.
Virgin Megastore France and Universal Music France have pacted to make U's titles available for download from Virginmega.fr beginning June 1.
Marilyn Manson reclaimed his throne as the king of shock-rock with authority this week, taking advantage of a sleepy session on the album charts to vault his first disc of new material in three years…
Nikkatsu has bought Japanese rights to Antoine Fuqua's as-yet-untitled film of a one-of-a-kind Feb. 7 Gotham blues concert, marking the first distribution deal for the docu. John Sloss of Cinetic…
Seattle rock giants Pearl Jam have split with their longtime label, Epic Records, the band confirmed in a Q&A session on their official Web site.
Country chanteuse Kasey Chambers staked her claim to the top of the pops and AC/DC was honored for service to Australia's music biz Monday at an Australian Performing Rights Assn. event in Sydney.
Suffering a double-digit slump in revenues, U.K. music group EMI nonetheless boosted operating profits by nearly a third for the year ended March 31, as an extensive cost-cutting campaign began to…
Martin Scorsese will direct a documentary about Bob Dylan and the impact his early music had on the cultural and political landscape.
Trauma Records, the indie that cultivated the early careers of hit U.K. rock act Bush and ska-pop megastars No Doubt, is losing co-founder and co-prexy Paul Palmer in what all parties described as an…
Tim McGraw's show at Staples Center spends nearly 2½ hours presenting himself as an "aw shucks," regular guy, singing songs about Suburbans, fighter pilots, BBQs and home. But when the show's over, a…
Blighty music major EMI has retooled its worldwide marketing operations, arranging its staff and assets into three new divisions -- frontline marketing, catalog/commercial and video/DVD -- under…