VH1 has replaced Jeff Gaspin as its head of programming with a surprise choice: Fred Graver, who moves up to the job from senior VP of VH1.com and its sister Web site, Sonicnet.com.
Julio Iglesias is to become the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences' person of the year in recognition of his professional and philanthropic accomplishments.
Pay TV programmer Cisneros Television Group has joined with Brazilian media group O Dia to launch MuchMusic Rio, a temporary service that lays the foundation for a full-fledged channel launch later…
Steven Beer and Larry Rudolph, founding partners of the entertainment law firm of Rudolph & Beer, have formed film and music shingle R&B FM, while welcoming Lisa Fragner to head the new banner.
Thomas Middelhoff, chief exec of German media giant Bertelsmann, has said the group's music division, BMG, will not be put on the block following the collapse of merger talks with the U.K.'s EMI…
BMG Entertainment has tapped Swee Wong as managing director for the music group's ASEAN-region businesses, effective June 1. ASEAN refers to the Assn. of Southeast Asian Nations, a regional political…
Two years after ankling his job as chairman and chief exec of A&M Records amid a rash of consolidation by parent Universal Music Group, Al Cafaro is in talks to rejoin the U family as head of UMG…
Responding to harsh criticism from lawmakers over the music industry's marketing practices, the Recording Industry Assn. of America and the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers are forming a…
With little more than one day's advance public notice, Prince brought his under-the-radar Hit 'n' Run tour to Hollywood on Friday. He may not be the commercial presence he once was, but the man is…
San Francisco-based Om Records sent out bands Soulstice and Afro-Mystik with deejays Marques Wyatt and Mark Farina to tour together, and the result is a club lineup dubbed Sounds of Om that is united…
George Harrison has had surgery for lung cancer.