MusicNet and Richard Branson's Virgin Digital have joined forces to integrate and promote a digital download store and subscription music club.
In a continued effort to rebuild the RCA name, BMG's Arista Associated Labels has been renamed the RCA Victor Group and put under the direction of worldwide marketing chief Jeb Hart.
Paramount/MTV's gospel music comedy "The Fighting Temptations" took best movie at Saturday's NAACP Image Awards. Cuba Gooding Jr. was honored as actor for "Radio" and Queen Latifah as actress for…
Soapbox-happy talent, take note: The audience might just be listening. Fresh off his Grammy win for best Latin pop album, Spain's Alejandro Sanz has gotten a sharp lesson in democracy after…
Former Sony Music licensing and promotion exec Lisa Ellis has been tapped general manager of Sony Urban Music, working with Columbia Records and Epic Records.
In her first network TV gig since her Super Bowl spill-all, Janet Jackson will host the April 10 episode of NBC's "Saturday Night Live." The star, who has quickly become Washington's poster girl for…
St. Martins Press has acquired world rights to documentary helmer Joe Berlinger's manuscript "Metallica: This Monster Lives," based on his three years documenting the band.
The 2004 Playboy Jazz Festival unveiled a lineup Wednesday that returns the focus of the two-day event to jazz. In recent years a number of pop stars had been brought in to headline.
Norah Jones stays at No. 1 for the third week in the nation's album sales while the score for "The Passion of the Christ" made the third biggest debut in the SoundScan era for a film score album.
A Missy Elliott-led search for a rap superstar is under construction at UPN. Skein will allow aspiring hip-hop entertainers the chance to compete for stardom while traveling on the road with Elliott…
Business divisions at Elektra Entertainment Group and the Atlantic Group labels will be consolidated and Warner Music Group chairman and CEO Lyor Cohen will serve as interim chairman of both labels…