The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has thrown its weight behind a measure introduced Monday in the New York State Assembly that would limit the contracts of recording artists in…
There is no theatricality, save for her compelling ice queen stage persona, in Meshell Ndegeocello's show. She is about as straightforward and cool as the other side of the pillow, which has…
Warner Music Group has tapped Island Def Jam veteran John Esposito to be president of its mammoth WEA Inc. manufacturing and distribution arm, reporting to his erstwhile IDJ colleague, WEA chairman…
Sony Corp. plans to invest $100 million in China's music and movie industry within three years.
Kenny Rankin's two-night Gotham stand at Birdland marked the release of his new Verve CD, " A Song for You." Rankin's light baritone is a pleasant and long-familiar vocal instrument. Its airiness…
Universal Music Intl. and Vivendi Universal Net announced Monday the launch of joint venture VU Net for Mobile to tap into the lucrative mobile phone market and the consumer demand for music and…
On a night supposedly devoted to new material and a fresh start, Art Garfunkel opened Sunday's Wiltern appearance with … a Paul Simon song that he didn't record with his former partner. "American…
At the first Los Angeles concert for his band the Streets, Mike Skinner, who has the doughy everyman conviviality of Andy Capp, initially regarded the audience warily. His vocals were even more…
Rawkus has sustained losses of $800,000, courtesy of a recent court decision against the record label.
For David Benjamin, music piracy isn't just hurting the record industry -- it may herald the decline of Western civilization.