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Don't count on music labels to stop suing college kids -- or 12-year-old girls -- anytime soon. Recording Industry Assn. of America prexy Cary Sherman Wednesday indicated the trade group plans to…
Warner Music Group and BMG may be nearing closure on their planned recorded music merger.
Singer-songwriter John Mayer debuted at No. 1 in the nation, as his new Columbia disc, "Heavier Things," sold 316,000 copies in the week ended Sunday, according to SoundScan.
"You Gotta Go There to Come Back" is the title of the Welsh band Stereophonics' new V2 album, and it's easy to figure out where they went -- the early '70s, when British rockers played with a dash of…
Disney music executives Mitchell Leib and Glen Lajeski have been promoted to executive vice president roles within the music division of Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group.
As the major labels engage in a legal assault against piracy, BMG took the first step in what may become a preventative salvo to stop illegal file-swapping before it starts.
iTunes may be coming to PC users sooner than planned. Company had previously planned to launch iTunes for Windows later this year, citing the difficulties of negotiating licenses for the vastly…
Old will meet new at this year's American Music Awards, as nominations announced Tuesday pit newcomers such as Clay Aiken and Norah Jones against classic acts like Fleetwood Mac and Cher.
Less than a week after U.K. music firm EMI raised $243 million in convertible bonds, the world's third-largest music group announced Monday its intent to offer €300 million ($339 million) in 10-year…
Torme confronts the dilemmas that haunt every child of a famous performer. How do you strike a balance between stacking up to the legend and becoming your own person? The younger Torme hasn't quite…