Sony Discos, the Miami-based Latin music arm of Sony Music, has named company veteran Jorge Melendez executive VP, reporting directly to chairman Oscar Llord.
If he had chosen to do so, Dave Holland might have been excused for maintaining the winning combination -- awards and otherwise -- that he put together in 1997. But he's moving on, altering the…
Wayne Newton, Siegfried & Roy, Clint Holmes, Lance Burton and Bob Anderson are among the stars skedded to perform in a Veteran's Day concert Nov. 11 to benefit the USO. Show will mark the first time…
The Internet cued up a happy song Monday as music publishers and record companies officially signed a breakthrough licensing deal that helps clear the way for forthcoming label-backed digital music…
Rock 'n' roll luminaries including Mick Jagger, Aerosmith and Kiss will perform at an eight-hour concert in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 21 to raise funds for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks, organizers…
ArtistDirect Records, the new label set up by Interscope Records co-founder Ted Field, has named ex-Arista Records exec Jim Swindel as executive VP of sales and marketing.
Virgin Entertainment Group North America has upped Dave Alder to senior veepee of product and marketing.
Police seizures of counterfeit recordable compact discs (CD-Rs) surpassed 1.2 million in the U.S. during the first half of 2001, skyrocketing 133% from the same period a year earlier, according to…
BMG North America topper Bob Jamieson has brought five new execs on board as part of ongoing efforts to restructure the troubled major label group and return it to profitability.
The great expanse of the Hollywood Bowl was an odd match for the folksy style of James Taylor Saturday night. And with no new album to tubthump and thus a certain lack of direction, the ageless…