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Viacom-owned music web MTV has nabbed a spot for its 24-hour Music Factory channel on the U.K.'s free digital terrestrial platform Freeview, skedded to launch Oct. 30.
The Recording Academy is expected to announce Monday that it has named Bono, front man for Irish supergroup U2, as its 2003 MusiCares person of the year.
After a weekend of feverish negotiations, record companies and online broadcasters hit upon a compromise late Sunday on royalty rates aimed at compensating labels while giving indie Webcasters some…
Rhino Entertainment is financing and producing "Project Street," a doc about the urban culture that emerged from the intersection of skateboarding and hip-hop.
MTV will debut a 90-minute commercial-free music special on its networks worldwide Dec. 1 in honor of World AIDS Day.
There was no shortage of fine music at the Sacred World show at the Greek Theater -- the closing gala of this year's World Festival of Sacred Music -- but the evening's politically correct agenda and…
All of the musicmaking experiences that composer-bassist Dave Holland has had over the decades seem to be converging upon his latest, grandest project, a 13-piece big band. Yet neither his first…
Around the world, 50 million file swappers are downloading free music at a rate of nearly 3 billion tracks a month. Music execs have reluctantly acknowledged that they can't kill digital piracy, so…
The Rolling Stones are holding up their end of the bargain as they head across the U.S. this fall and winter offering three distinctly different shows at different-sized venues. The band delivered…
Record labels and artists were out in force Thursday to reiterate their blunt assessment of digital piracy's effects on their financial well-being at a Sacramento hearing convened by the California…