The annual JVC Jazz Festival opened and high-profile jazz singers appear to be in short supply. It turned out to be a comfortable evening of mixed metaphors, with nary a hint of jazz. This year's…
Now that the warring factions in the Courtney Love-Universal Music Group suit have begun to hint at the possibility of the once-unthinkable -- a settlement -- music insiders wonder if the industry…
Brit music major EMI has sold its 15.3% stake in German music TV web Viva to AOL Time Warner for €52.3 million ($50.8 million).
U.S. Librarian of Congress James Billington on Thursday cut down several of the royalty rates proposed for online broadcasters -- rejecting the determinations of the Copyright Arbitration Royalty…
Warner Music Group has cast a major vote of confidence for A&R wunderkind Jason Flom, paying up to $40 million to acquire the 50% of his Lava Records imprint it doesn't already own, and planning a…
After six years in business together and months of divorce rumors, BMG unit Arista Records and Sean "P.Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy imprint have finally made their split official -- accelerating speculation…
In her Radio City Music Hall concert debut, winsome Broadway diva and two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters captivated a near-capacity aud with a tip of the hat to the centennial of the birth of…
Brit music major EMI has confirmed that it gave Ken Berry a £6 million ($9 million) payoff after the former head of EMI Recorded Music was replaced with Alain Levy last October.
Universal Studios Home Video is extending its special edition DVD strategy to include a companion CD being released with "The Scorpion King" on October 1. The special edition CD packaged in a box set…
It didn't quite match the landslides of the past few weeks, but Interscope's blockbuster hit "The Eminem Show" still managed to hang on to top billing in the latest album charts.