Warner Music Group has struck a deal with mobile-phone network Sprint to put its artists on the airwaves, offering the industry's first-ever direct streaming of music clips to the company's PCS…
The newly created RCA Music Group will lay off about 50 staffers from its RCA Records and J Records labels as part of an ongoing effort to trim back-office expenses and build a new team under…
Eminem remained king of the mountain on the album charts this week, but sales slipped into the post-holiday doldrums and the traditional first-quarter slowdown resulted in a pittance of high-profile…
Adam Schneider, manager for Macy Gray and Jane's Addiction, has been appointed talent manager of Sanctuary Artist Management (SAM), a division of The Sanctuary Group.
French pubcaster France 2 launched a local version of long-running BBC music chart show "Top of the Pops" on Wednesday.
Universal Music Group has cut a deal to become the exclusive distributor in the U.S. and Mexico for Fonovisa Records, a Latin-music imprint owned by Spanish-language broadcasting giant Univision…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has signed its first basic contract with the Music Video Production Assn.
Just as the Grammy nominations were announced in New York, the record biz was quietly celebrating the arrival on Capitol Hill of new Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.
Showtime, which has shied away from music concerts throughout the last decade, is coming back with a bang, signing Jay-Z to perform a live, one-hour performance as lead-in to a heavyweight fight…
One could hardly imagine a more fitting evening than this Russian-themed set to inaugurate the elegant performance space at the Firebird. The new upstairs supperclub, with its palatial decor…
It was an unprecedented eight-way tie for the most Grammy nominations Tuesday, as the Recording Academy feted a broad swath of musical talent ranging from hardcore rap to guitar rock to sultry pop.