An "artist-friendly" entertainment venture, embracing movies, TV, music, publishing and visual arts, is being formed by millionaire rock star Dave Stewart, better known as the bearded half of the…
Try to offer Warner Music Group chairman Roger Ames praise for turning in a buoyant quarter amid an industry slump and he'll be the first to scold you.
Margie Paris has been upped to VP of television music licensing at Columbia TriStar Domestic Television.
As if in reaction to the recent trend of so-called emo-core bands turning all mellow on us, David Bazan, who pretty much is Pedro the Lion, has shifted his focus from a singer-songwriter approach…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America may ask the Federal Communications Commission for an official proceeding aimed at tightening rules against payola in the radio biz.
Joe Lovano has been something of an enigma over the past few years, difficult to pin down but fascinating to observe as he flits from project to project. Most recently, the Cleveland-bred reedman has…
David Grossman has been upped to senior VP of music for Paramount Television Production.
Record exec Bruce Lundvall has been promoted to CEO of EMI's storied jazz imprint Blue Note Records, as well as its Manhattan and Angel divisions.
On two successive nights, BMI feted songwriters in the pop, TV and film realms, handing out more than 100 awards in ceremonies held at the Regent BevWilshire.
With his sophomore release, "Juslisen" (Island/Def Jam), sitting on top of the charts, Philadelphia's Musiq (he appears of have outgrown the Soulchild portion of his name) arrived at the House of…
Caesars Palace is raising the roof on Las Vegas show ticket prices along with its $95 million theater for Celine Dion.