XM Satellite Radio has signed up 30,000 people for its subscription radio service since its November launch, and expects to have about 350,000 subscribers by the end of 2002, the company said in its…
New York-based reedman-composer Don Byron has been one of the most unpredictable forces in jazz over the past decade, tapping into the spirit of klezmer music one moment and paying homage to Henry…
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The "amicable" departure of Mariah Carey from EMI's Virgin Records has degenerated into an ugly battle between tune titans. A joint release issued late Tuesday night announced that Carey and EMI had…
California District Court Judge Marilyn Hall Patel has postponed the start of the recording industry's long-awaited copyright suit against file-sharing pioneer Napster until Feb. 17, a move that may…
AFTRA has announced support for California Senate Bill 1246, which would repeal the music industry's exemption to the seven-year limit on personal services contracts.
Creed's eight-week hold on the album charts has finally been broken, as the latest release from country crooner Alan Jackson laid claim to the top spot with sales already nearing a half-million.
Sales for floor space in the Palais des Festivals at the Midem music market tallied 328 stands this year, down from 385 in 2001.
EMI Group has agreed to pay Mariah Carey $28 million to terminate her recording contract. EMI put out a statement Wednesday to the London Stock Exchange, ending months of speculation about the future…
Most observers concede that 2001 was not the best year for film music. Temp tracks and the usual meddling by execs have practically stamped out originality and freshness in most mainstream scores…