Jacko did boffo biz for CBS Tuesday, as the pop star's 30th-anni celebration produced the net's best ratings on the night in more than eight years. The success of "Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary…
The album that had every major shifting releases away from Nov. 6 came through in a big way last week, as Britney Spears' "Britney" sold nearly 746,000 copies, according to SoundScan figures.
Sony Music Entertainment has inked a deal with Digital Island to use the San Francisco-based Web-hosting company's 2Way Web Services technology.
Online music services provider Liquid Audio reported Tuesday that its third-quarter net loss was lowered to $6.1 million, compared with a loss of $8.9 million for the same period last year.
ArtistDirect Records has tapped music vet Jim Swindel as executive veep, sales and marketing, while Marc Benesch joins the company as executive veep, promotion. They report to CEO Ted Field.
Alicia Keys, the J Records phenom whose debut album, "Songs in A Minor," has spent many weeks at the top of the charts, leads the way for the 29th American Music Awards with five nominations.
Online music firm FullAudio Corp. said Monday that it has secured a licensing deal with Universal Music Group and a distribution pact with radio broadcaster Clear Channel Communications.
Much-hyped new Irish indie rock trio JJ72, whose dramatic and impassioned music is as mysterious as its name, made a convincing SoCal debut at the packed Troubadour on Wednesday. The group, which hit…
To aficionados of the blues, the juke joints of Mississippi's hill country are the decidedly secular equivalent of Mecca. The region's sound has never been as readily assimilated or imitated as that…
Joining the Weenie Roasts, Christmas Balls and other radio-sponsored events, public radio's KRCW weighs in with its first benefit concert, "A Sounds Eclectic Evening," programmed by Nic Harcourt…
Songwriter Jimmy Webb has returned to Feinstein's at the Regency for a two-weeker with actor/songwriter Paul Williams and Broadway diva Liz Callaway. Webb's boldly supportive piano provides most of…