CanWest New Zealand is relaunching entertainment channel TV4 as a terrestrial commercial music channel in October.
Sean "P. Diddy" Combs -- rap star, music mogul … party planner? The self-styled "Bad Boy" of hip-hop is taking his bling-bling on the road this summer, in hopes of squeezing big sponsorship dollars…
After years of getting pummeled in court by the entertainment biz, Internet file swappers are savoring a morsel of sweet revenge. In a stunning reversal of recent legal precedent, a federal judge on…
Universal Music International's Thomas Hedstrom has been appointed chief operating officer of EMI Recorded Music Continental Europe and will take up his position on May 5.
Dick Clark Prods. has officially moved up its 31st annual American Music Awards kudocast to Nov. 16 -- a full two months ahead of its traditional airing in January -- to steer the show clear of an…
Chalk up another round for the record labels in their fight against online music piracy.
When the Jazz Bakery announced that Elvin Jones was "back by popular demand" about eight months after his last gig, one thought, oh, OK, another well-worn cliche at work. Yet it sure looked as if…
An exhilarating and astutely executed walk down memory lane, Motown's long-ignored musicians continue to extend the Funk Brothers brand as established, for the general public, in the film "Standing…
Silencing any lingering doubts about TV's ability to fabricate a pop star, American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson rocketed to the top of the album chart this week, backed by a wave of publicity on the…
EMI is launching what it calls the biggest digital music initiative in Europe, offering more than 140,000 tracks for download from the Net from 3,000 EMI artists via third-party retailers using the…
Europe's film and music business leaders Wednesday urged lawmakers to give creative industries a prominent place in the European Union's future constitution.