Hollywood has urged the Bush administration to redouble its efforts to stop piracy in foreign markets, even if that means withdrawing trade benefits or imposing economic sanctions.
EMI has appointed Asa Torneryd president of EMI Recorded Music Sweden, responsible for both Capitol Records Sweden and Virgin Records Sweden.
EMI has named Alain Artaud president of Capitol Records France and Laurent Chapeau president of Virgin Records France.
Pianist Van Cliburn will receive the President's Merit Award from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences on Feb. 24 as part of Grammy Week ceremonies.
Telemundo Network and Billboard have jointly announced the finalists for the annual Billboard Latin Music awards.
After repeated delays, satcaster Sirius Satellite Radio has finally launched its subscription radio service in a limited rollout to four U.S. markets -- Denver, Houston, Phoenix and Jackson, Miss.
Cassandra Wilson has set herself up as the anti-diva in an age when popular music desperately needs one. She's almost defiantly low maintenance, flaunting an earth-mother demeanor and an…
Waylon Jennings, the country singer who in the 1970s defined the genre's outlaw movement along with Willie Nelson, died at the age of 64, Wednesday, at his home in Chandler, Ariz.
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Familiar tunes made registers ring at the nation's music retailers last week as a remix collection, three hits compilations, a reshaped album and a live disc were the top 40 debuts.
"They may be old songs to you," 18-year-old Peter Cincotti announced to the capacity aud at the Oak Room, "but they're new to me!" The confident, good-looking young pianist and vocalist, making his…