Paul Simon and Brian Wilson became fast friends over the last six months, appearing at functions where the two artists with deep roots in the 1960s were honored as songwriting champions. But their…
Lori Silfen has been promoted to executive veep of New Line Music. She will remain senior veep of business and legal affairs. She reports to Toby Emmerich, prexy of New Line Prods., and Ben Zinkin…
In-your-face SoCal rock-rap act Corporate Avenger finds much to dislike about America, circa 2001. The quintet's confrontational performance at the House of Blues was a broad indictment of…
Television and music vet Jim Noonan has been tapped senior veep and general manager of Warner Bros. Online, a newly created post.
BMG Entertainment has agreed to purchase Network Music, a production music and music compilation company, from Boston-based private equity firm Abry Broadcast Partners.
Hip-hop music and culture, which has already proved itself a force for generating profits, should now evolve into a power for the betterment of the community it depicts, argued a group of academics…
"It was a long way to come for seven minutes," quipped Australian diva Judi Connelli, referring to her 1995 debut at the Mabel Mercer Foundation Cabaret Convention. Back in Manhattan for her first…
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences has made several key hires with the goal of enhancing member services, marketing and business development.
Pirate music disc sales jumped 25% in units in 2000, the biggest increase to date and part of an illegal worldwide market worth $4.2 billion, up $100 million in value on the previous year.
Reprise Records chief Howie Klein is ankling his post and will become an outside consultant to the Warner Music Group beginning in June, sources close to the situation said.
Duet, the digital music distribution venture between Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group, has tapped two top execs and changed its official name to Pressplay.