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.
The entertainment industry's legal assault on Kazaa, the Dutch firm that runs one of the most popular online file-sharing networks, may have worked a little too well.
After the release of multidisc collections on Columbia, Capitol and Reprise, Frank Sinatra fans might think they own all the Sinatra recordings that can possibly exist. They'd be wrong.
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.