In a bid to put a more artist-friendly face in cyberspace, Universal Music Group is planning to dramatically streamline the way it accounts for royalties earned on sales of digital music over the Web.
In the years since Bob Dylan took the world by storm with 1997's "Time Out of Mind," he has toured constantly and managed to find a unique spark. His first tour since the one that supported last…
As the second installment in its ongoing series devoted to all 15 symphonies by the tormented Soviet genius Dmitry Shostakovich, Esa-Pekka Salonen and his orchestra took on No. 6. Less known than the…
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Lia Vollack has been tapped president of worldwide music for Columbia Pictures. Vollack and her staff will also continue to provide consulting services to Sony Pictures Classics and local-language…
The AFI Film Festival has announced its lineup for the 2002 edition of the event, selecting 134 films from 2,080 entries. Submissions increased by 18% over 2001.
Warner Music Group has inked a deal to offer music clips, customized ring tones, artist photos and other promotional goodies over AT&T's next-generation wireless phone network.
DreamWorks Records will release on Dec. 10 the Broadway cast recording of Baz Luhrmann's production of "La Boheme," two days after it opens at the Broadway Theater in New York.
Tom Petty feels the subject matter of his new album "The Last DJ" (Warner Bros.), is so important that not only did he perform the album in its entirety in a special engagement at the Grand Olympic…
Koch Entertainment has signed deals to distribute Sundazed Music, an indie label specializing in the reissue and restoration of classic recordings, and Babygrande Records, a New York-based indie…
1,043,122 of them -- can't be wrong: The King vanquished yet another would-be rival for supremacy in the album charts this week, hanging on to the No. 1 spot for the third frame running.