Former Arista U.K. exec Tim Delaney has been tapped senior VP of international marketing for J Records, the joint venture between Arista founder Clive Davis and BMG Entertainment. He will report to J…
Tying the bow on a Capitol Hill peace offering to be formally presented today, the recording industry has launched a new drive to educate parents about advisory labels for explicit lyrics.
Zomba Music, home to the pop powerhouse label Jive Records, has agreed to license its catalog for use on MusicNet, a digital distribution service already backed by three of the five major labels.
Steve Harwell, who fronts platinum-selling rock act Smash Mouth, has teamed with the band's manager, Robert Hayes, as well as Tambourine Music topper Scott Kellner and ex-Night Ranger frontman Jack…
Konrad Hilbers, a former top exec at BMG Entertainment, will take the reins at Napster at a critical time for the beleaguered file-swapper, as it struggles to stave off the courts long enough to…
Music's biggest stars are stepping up their efforts, in the courts and in Congress, to upend the record labels' contract system.
The third act for Paul Weller is a far calmer and casual affair than the first two in the singer-guitarist's onstage life. The former mod leader of the Jam and carefully coifed crooner for the Style…
After laying low since the 1992 release of "Love Deluxe," Sade has returned to the scene with a seductive vengeance, still a major factor in the shops and able to sell out two consecutive nights at…
Fatboy Slim's musicvideo for "Weapon of Choice" drew nine noms for the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards, topping the tally of all other artists, as MTV announced the nominees Monday.
As launch deadlines loomed large for the record industry's online distribution efforts, a host of music and new media heavies assembled at the sixth-annual Plug.In conference to ponder how consumers…
Modern R&B singer Craig David, already a star in Europe after his debut album was an immediate No. 1 success there last year, made an impressive Los Angeles debut at the sold-out El Rey. The…