The big buzz at Midem on Monday was all about "Cindy" (Cendrillon 2002), a new musical from the creators of "Notre Dame de Paris."
Epic Records has trimmed its staff by roughly 15 employees, or about 5% of its U.S. workforce, in what sources close to the situation termed a minor retooling of the Sony Music division's domestic…
Diversity among singer-songwriters, 2002 style, was on display at Largo Saturday night, with solo sets by Freedy Johnston, Ken Stringfellow and M. Ward.
Prominent Los Angeles disc jockey Liza Richardson will take a spin as head of newly created music-supervision and research division for Stimmung, a Santa Monica creative shop specializing in music…
With five nominations, singer and pianist Marcia Ball leads the way for the 23rd annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards, given out by the Blues Foundation.
Arista Records has named Mark Shimmel senior VP of marketing and artist relations, reporting to label head Antonio "L.A." Reid.
After enduring months of costly court battles over its ill-advised digital music "locker" scheme, Netco MP3.com is going to court against its own attorneys, California-based copyright law specialists…
Gallic blockbuster "Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra" has become embroiled in a legal feud just a week away from its French release.
He doesn't have the magic yet. That comes with time. Yet Tom Wopat, already a Tony-nominated Broadway star and TV veteran, has a pleasant crooning baritone voice with a rusty edge, and he's in…
Nippon Columbia chairman Strauss Zelnick has recruited two of his fellow BMG Entertainment alumni to man senior posts at the Savoy Label Group, a new division built around the Japanese music…
Midem kicked off with more flash than usual Saturday with a touch of Britneymania, a surprise appearance from Virgin mogul Richard Branson and the NRJ awards, France's answer to the Grammys.