Former Warner Bros. Records exec Gary Briggs has been named president of Vapor Records, a label founded by Neil Young and his managers, Eliot Roberts and Frank Gironda.
Jody Gerson has been upped to executive vice president, U.S., EMI Music Publishing.
Lauryn Hill, who hasn't been heard from since winning five Grammys in 1999, will make a special one-off performance July 14 at the Hollywood Bowl, headlining a bill featuring South Africa's Mahotella…
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra will accompany a restored print of Harold Lloyd's 1925 silent comedy classic "The Freshman" in the group's annual fundraising gala at UCLA's Royce Hall.
Four of the week's top five albums are new releases, with the ninth edition of the "Wow" hits collection from Universal Music Enterprises taking the No. 1 spot on sales of 419,000 units.
American Songbook's two-night spring series kicked off with Mary Cleere Haran's Gershwin tribute. The program, first performed in London four years ago, teamed Haran with distinguished accompanist…
Warner Music has tapped veteran producer Danny Bramson to run a newly created division, Warner Music Group Soundtracks, to consolidate the various soundtrack operations at the music giant's…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Watching a performer exorcise demons isn't supposed to be fun. It can, however, be wholly compelling -- a description quite fitting for the spare Gotham show staged Saturday by Mark Oliver Everett…
New York University prexy L. Jay Oliva and philanthropist Alberto Vilar tapped the first batch of Alberto Vilar Global Fellows on Tuesday.
Fresh from axing 400 artists from its roster, music empire EMI Group was negotiating a multimillion-dollar deal on Monday to stop its star British act Robbie Williams from defecting to a rival label.