A group of academics that claim to have cracked the record industry's proposed security measures for music abruptly canceled plans to present its findings Thursday, citing the possibility of legal…
A parade of known musicians performed little-known songs Wednesday in a marathon attempt to shed some light on the genius of record producer and experimental filmmaker Harry Smith, the man best known…
Verifying rumors that had been circulating for weeks, Universal Music Group confirmed it has inked a pact to buy the 50% of music content portal GetMusic it doesn't already own from its partner in…
VH1 has greenlit "When the Music Stops," an original movie starring Annabeth Gish and "One Life to Live's" Kamar de los Reyes.
Brooks & Dunn defied the latest gloom and doom predictions of country music's commercial demise, debuting their latest Arista LP, "Steers & Stripes," at No. 4 on the album charts.
In an unusual marketing deal struck by UTA, Loews Cineplex has begun promoting a range of Universal Records releases in all Magic Johnson Theatre locations.
Adding a new twist to a 30-year-old story, Berry Gordy, founder of legendary Motown Record Corp., has sued Edward Holland Jr. of the famed Holland-Dozier-Holland songwriting trio for malicious…
Following speculation in recent weeks that the merger deal between major labels BMG and EMI was on the skids, the two companies went on the offensive this week, stating in no uncertain terms that…
It's not quite a night around the campfire, but there's a quiet renaissance occurring that's bringing folk music -- really old folk music, done the way it was intended -- back into the public psyche.
Eyeing the music television biz, German media giant Bertelsmann may end up the majority shareholder in fast expanding German music channel Viva if a series of deals come off.
With the Hollywood-Washington war expected to be reignited today, Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy-CEO Jack Valenti on Monday warned lawmakers in no uncertain terms to back off.