The very idea of this tour actually happening is straight out of the "never in a million years" file, but against all odds the egos and the animosity have been well enough set aside for both David…
Sony Music flagship Columbia Records has tapped company veteran John Mcl. Doelp senior veep of A&R operations, reporting directly to prexy Will Botwin.
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Koch Entertainment has inked an exclusive deal to distribute the releases of Wright Intl. Records and Entertainment (Wire), a newly minted music label run by heavyweight artist manager Johnny Wright.
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…