BMG Entertainment has inked a North American distribution pact with ArtistDirect Records, the new label headed by Interscope co-founder Ted Field. BMG will take a minority stake in ArtistDirect…
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Only a week after consolidating its vidgame units, Vivendi Universal has folded its online music, games and entertainment divisions under a new division called Vivendi Universal Net USA.
On a night when a Mick Jagger performance was the hottest celeb-filled event in town, Adams' show was the hottest ticket -- the House of Blues was teeming with fervid fans and new recruits -- and he…
A true renaissance man, Connick covers all corners of his profession. He is a mellow crooner, a hot and less destructive jazz pianist, a hip big band front man, a film actor (his latest pic, "The…
Sujata Murthy has been promoted to vice president of public relations at Universal Music Enterprises.
With one hit song -- the anthemic, good-lust-gone-bad stomper "Control" -- already under its belt, Puddle of Mudd has overcome its unfortunate name to become one of the year's hottest young hard-rock…
Maxwell may call his latest album and tour "Now," but it's something of a misnomer. "Later" would be a more judicious choice. Not that the 28-year-old singer is jaded or habitually tardy, it's just…
British music giant EMI has posted an interim loss of £54.4 million ($77.6 million) and expressed concern over the prospects for the rest of the year.
The architects of the government's post-Sept. 11 propaganda war may well want their MTV on the frontlines in the Arab world. Rushing to shift perceptions of the U.S. in the Islamic world, Washington…
When asked which came first, music or lyrics, Sammy Cahn's reply was, "The phone call!" Jeff Harnar's new show at the Laurie Beechman Theater celebrates Cahn's prolific career and highlights a body…