MTV Networks has finalized a deal with MTV content king Brian Graden to add VH1 programming, production and development responsibilities to his purview.
Negotiators for AFTRA and major record labels will launch talks Thursday in Gotham on a sound recordings contract, seven weeks prior to the June 30 expiration of the current pact.
Indie labels and artists' reps hit Capitol Hill Tuesday in an 11th-hour bid to push through a new royalty rate webcasters will have to pay for music streamed on the Internet.
Following the unexpected split last year of rising Texas rock band At the Drive-In has come the recent emergence of two compelling and distinct new groups in its place, the fusion-minded Mars Volta…
Not so long ago, Milwaukee band the Promise Ring was seen as one of the most likely groups to bring "emo-core," that post-punk style that joins emotional lyrics with hard-core musical leanings, to…
Major labels Warner Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment have sold off an 85% stake in direct-mail retailing giant Columbia House to Gotham-based investment group Blackstone Capital Partners at a…
Musicvideo and commercial helmer Marcus Nispel will direct "Allegiance" for Radar Pictures.
Angling for a new foothold in the British indie rock and dance music genres, EMI Group is buying widely respected U.K. independent label Mute Records for just under $34 million.
If there was any doubt that this is Ozzy Osbourne's year, it should be fading fast.
For over 60 years, Hadda Brooks has been singing the blues, jazz and torch in taverns, cabarets and restaurants. Yet somehow, the 85-year-old chanteuse makes even a run-of-the-mill Wednesday night in…