With scant competition from the latest crop of debuts, hard-rock dynamo Staind continued its reign over the album charts this week despite a sharp drop in second-week sales.
File-sharing service Napster has inked an exclusive pact to license the digital music technology of MusicNet, a nascent online distribution company backed by three of the five major record labels.
The Latin Recording Academy has pushed up the date for the second annual Latin Grammy Awards.
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The Recording Academy has added several new categories to the Grammy awards, named three new national officers and increased the funds available under its grant program.
Cowboy Booking Intl. has wrangled domestic theatrical rights to "Down From the Mountain," D.A. Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus and Nick Doob's docu on the making of the soundtrack to Joel and Ethan Coen's…
Digital Music company RioPort has inked a deal to distribute digital downloads from all five major label groups on the Web site of music and electronics retailer Best Buy.
Until it was discontinued sometime in the 1980s, jazz on Sunday mornings was a tradition at the otherwise all-classical Ojai Music Festival. Now, at last, jazz is back in its old slot, albeit labeled…
Koch Entertainment, the Gotham-based arm of German indie label Koch Intl., has formed a new music publishing arm and tapped former Arc Music Group exec Bernadette Gorman as VP/G.M. of the unit.
EMI is partnering with U.S. new media company Roxio to create a legitimate online business for burning music onto CDs.
Satire, according to George S. Kaufman, is what closes on Saturday night. On Friday, Spinal Tap opened its Back From the Dead tour at the Greek Theater. After expressing surprise and dismay that the…