Paramount-based MTV Films has optioned the rights to British filmmaker Ash's new feature pic "The Bush," a comic story about the multi-cultural explosion of hip-hop on the American music scene and…
The third annual Woodstock Film Festival, unspooling Sept. 19-22, has launched Focus on Music, an annual program for the exploration of music and film.
Caitlin Cary was the only constant (other than Ryan Adams) in the short turbulent life of Whiskeytown, which speaks either of a talent for survival, or a high tolerance for chaos. Her solo debut…
As Michael Jackson went trolling in the streets of London last weekend seeking popular support for his escalating war of words with label Sony Music, the mood inside the Sony camp was one of…
Courtney Love will have to wait a bit longer for her day in court, but legislation aimed at resolving the kind of artist-label tensions that fueled the rocker's legal dispute with Universal Music…
Major-label giant Universal Music Group held onto the No. 1 spot in global market share last year, racking up a hefty 22.5%, according to data compiled by London-based Music & Copyright.
Richard Foos, who created Rhino Records with Harold Bronson and revolutionized the use of music catalogs in the 1980s and '90s, is raising a new banner, Retropolis Entertainment, with former Rhino…
On a day with two competing major radio festivals in Southern California, the fifth annual KIIS-FM Wango Tango, held under a sunny sky at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, was the right choice for…
There was no rap, very few samples or keyboards, but lots of testosterone as an impressive lineup of the KROQ's current favorites -- from veterans like Rob Zombie and Incubus to relative newcomers…
Record labels and music publishers bucked their history of protracted legal battles against online file swappers Monday and made peace with Audiogalaxy just a month after suing the company.