Jeremy Pearce has ankled his position as chief exec of V2 Music Group, the indie record label backed by Virgin entrepreneur Richard Branson.
Studios, take a seat at the front of the class. Theater owners, head for detention. Such were the results of the Federal Trade Commission's report card, released Wednesday, on how well the…
The "Billboard Music Awards," likely boosted by host Bernie Mac, delivered its best young-adult demo score in four years Tuesday night on Fox.
There's little cheer in the beginning of the holiday sales season. With the exception of the new releases and Christmas discs from Barbra Streisand and Mannheim Steamroller, every album in the top 50…
A veteran Capitol Hill pol is skedded to take the Federal Trade Commission to task today for unfairly targeting hip-hop and rap in a much-anticipated marketing report predicted to blast the music biz…
The music industry is praying for a break-even year and, with sales off 2% so far, it's banking on a Beatles-like bonanza from its catalogs.
Can a year-end push from music superstars lift the record biz out of a stubborn slump? The industry is pulling out all the stops this holiday season, unleashing new material from acts like Britney…
American cinema verite legend Albert Maysles knew exactly who Mick Jagger was by the time he and brother David Maysles made the Rolling Stones docu "Gimme Shelter" (1970), but when Albert answered…
Thanks to the stage musical "Saturday Night Fever," there's a new surge of interest in music of the Bee Gees.
Columbia Records has the right idea for promoting photogenic young trumpeter Chris Botti -- put him on TV. For a show taped by satellite TV service and a future Columbia DVD, Botti struck an elegant…
After much anticipation and myriad delays, Internet software maker RealNetworks on Tuesday unveiled RealOne, a digital media subscription service that includes, for the first time, access to online…