Taking a cue from the venues that pose its greatest seasonal competition, the House of Blues in West Hollywood has unveiled subscription plans for several summer concerts, a first for nightclubs that…
Michael Jackson has settled a $12 million lawsuit filed against him by a former business manager, the pop star's attorney Zia F. Modabber claimed Wednesday. Settlement terms weren't disclosed.
Shipments of Latin music sank by almost 16% in 2002 from the prior year, according to data released Wednesday by the Recording Industry Assn. of America, which placed the blame squarely on that…
New York Yankee centerfielder and guitarist-composer Bernie Williams has signed with Paul McCartney's MPL Communications to represent his songs for placement in film, television, advertising and…
Metallica channeled its anger into a No. 1 bow on the album charts despite opening with a shortened sales week, eclipsing the band's nearest rival -- Atlantic Records' Jewel.
The Rod Stewart songbook is set to rock the West End this fall when "Tonight's the Night" -- scored to Stewart's back catalog -- opens Nov. 6 at the Victoria Palace. Twenty two Stewart songs will be…
Even as he battles accusations in court of grave money troubles, the King of Pop is betting a new business partnership with a music-biz vet can help him burnish his finances and his industry…
In the music business, bigger isn't necessarily better -- that was the implication of new global market-share data released by the U.K. publication Music & Copyright on Tuesday.
Endemol USA and Fox are singing the same tune, teaming with exec producer Paul Buccieri to bring the hit overseas musical format "Stars in Their Eyes" to the States.
The long-awaited folding of MCA Records into the Interscope Geffen A&M family began in earnest this week, with the bulk of MCA talent and staffers moved over to the newly reconstituted Geffen Records…
Whether the New Pornographers, a loose-knit group of Vancouver musicians (referred half-jokingly in promotional materials as a "supergroup"), will be able to keep equilibrium in the face of even…