Far from sounding the death knell for the music industry, digital music will generate $2.1 billion in revenues by 2007 -- or 17% of total sales, according to a new research report from tech…
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Chrysalis Music Group has tapped Warner/Chappell veteran Kenny MacPherson to head its music publishing division, filling a void created last week by the abrupt departure of former publishing boss…
Mosaic Music Publishing, a joint venture of L.A.-based entertainment company Mosaic Media Group and investment firm CDP Capital Communications, has acquired a 50% stake in the early publishing…
Indican Pictures has picked up domestic rights to "Down & Out With the Dolls" following its screening at Outfest.
When Vines frontman Craig Nicholls gets ready to scream, his Muppet-like face scrunches up and he rolls back his eyes, sticks out his tongue and folds his lips over his teeth. And then the scream…
If the soon-to-be codified story is to be believed, Bruce Springsteen was inspired to create his 9/11 song cycle "The Rising" after a fan buttonholed him to say, "We need you." To his credit, the…
Music sales in the U.K. fell 15.4% in the second quarter of 2002 to £215.3 million ($329.6 million, according to British music org BPI.
Madonna and Guy Oseary's Maverick Films has acquired the spec "Kool Herc's Breakbeat" by tyro scribe Paul Hirsch in a deal worth low-six figures.
Blighty-based music company the Beggars Group has acquired a half interest in respected New York independent label Matador Records, home to seminal indie acts Guided by Voices and Yo La Tengo, among…
Let the Rolling Stones barrage begin. Having announced the first 40 dates of a worldwide tour that will celebrate their 40 years as a band, Virgin Records will release on Oct. 1 a two-CD career…