Sheryl Crow and Billy Joel are first-time headliners for the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation's fund-raiser, the Grand Slam for Children, which benefits at-risk youth in Las Vegas.
The American Society of Young Musicians will toast boy band B2K and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, among others, at its 11th annual Spring Benefit Concert.
Venevision Intl., part of the Cisneros Group, has pressed its first records under its new label, Vene Music, which specializes in Spanish-lingo music of various genres for the U.S. market.
A function that allowed users of the latest version of Apple Computer's iTunes software to play songs for others online has been disabled in a just-released update after it was being used to do…
An independent Gallic consumer watchdog has filed a complaint against EMI Music France, Warner Music France, Universal Pictures Video and stores Auchan and the FNAC for producing and distributing…
With reports mounting that Michael Jackson is spinning toward financial collapse, the music biz is wondering yet again what will become of the gloved one's most valuable asset -- his 50% interest in…
With 3 million songs sold in its first month, Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store continues to rock the digital music business it just entered -- even if it's currently available only to the 5% of…
A Grammy ceremony's worth of singers will appear in MGM's Cole Porter biopic "Just One of Those Things," including Sheryl Crow, Elvis Costello, Alanis Morissette, Robbie Williams, jazz giant Diana…
The BBC came under fire Thursday for launching its own diskery, Inversion Records.
Rafael Gil, EMI's president-chief exec of Latin American operations, is stepping down after three decades with the U.K. label group. EMI said it would name Gil's successor within the next few weeks.
Sony Music's Nashville division has tapped former MCA Nashville/Mercury exec Mark Wright as executive vice president of A&R, reporting to division president John Grady.