While introducing Lorna Luft to the crowd, Barry Manilow recalled that Judy Garland, comparing daughter Lorna to Liza and herself, concluded it was Lorna who had the best set of pipes. Luft wins on…
Elvis Costello, the White Stripes, Aimee Mann and Wilco are among the heavyweight acts that will appear in the 2003 season of the New York City Parks Foundation's annual SummerStage concert.
Gotham and L.A.-based arthouse distrib Wellspring has acquired worldwide rights, excluding North America, to hip-hop mogul Damon Dash's "Death of a Dynasty" and will launch its world sales campaign…
Fox Entertainment Group's Fox Music Publishing has expanded its subpublishing deal with EMI Music Publishing U.K. to include several new overseas territories, the companies said Tuesday.
The Recording Academy on Tuesday named its twelve regional chapter presidents for 2003-2004, and announced that the Academy's Pacific Northwest outpost, located in Seattle, has attained official…
Sony will enter the handheld vidgame business long dominated by rival Nintendo with "the Walkman of the 21st century," a device it says will play not only games but also movies, music and other…
EMI Group has appointed David J. Londoner, general partner of family investment partnership The North River Company, as a non-executive director.
The world's biggest record company has found a new target for its legal fury over the piracy on peer-to-peer file-sharing networks: the parent company of a fellow major.
News that AOL Time Warner and Bertelsmann are in talks to merge their record divisions -- the latest in a torrent of rumors to hit the biz in recent months -- drew a collective sigh of resignation…
Long-running MTV on-air personality Carson Daly has reupped his contract with the music network for another two years, continuing to pull double duty between the cable net and his year-old latenight…
U.K. media group Chrysalis reported a sharp rise in pre-tax profits to £9 million ($14 million) from $936,000 in the six months to Feb. 28, thanks to its radio business.