The Backstreet Boys didn't reach the stratospheric expectations that had been building over the past few weeks, but the music business took full advantage of the beginning of holiday buying season…
MP3.com chief exec Michael Robertson said Wednesday the company's deal with Universal Music will not affect its settlements with other labels, and he promised to restart its once-controversial…
During its semiannual presentation of financial results in London Nov. 21, EMI Group's chairman Eric Nicoli had a clear message for overexcited music industry watchers: Don't jump the gun.
A broad-based consortium of recording industry heavies has launched a system to compensate labels and artists for digital performances of their songs via Webcast as well as on cable- and…
The National Music Publishers' Assn. and the U.S. Copyright Office have bowed a service for filing musical copyright materials over the Internet, the NMPA announced Monday.
Even with BMG trying to make amends with Napster, two music idols are standing firm in their position that the Internet can promote the theft of music.
Shania Twain came out on top at the 11th annual Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) awards Monday, winning five statuettes.
David Bowie, in conjunction with the Virgin Music Group Worldwide, has become the first major-label artist to pact with MP3.com's digital music storage service, My.MP3.com.
They may be 30 years past their prime and short one member, but the Beatles still managed to trounce their present-day rivals on the album charts in their most recent album's first week. Propelled in…
In the not-so-recent past, music industryites were ranting that the digital age was going to prove disastrous for the Big Five record labels. Doomsayers predicted Napster was going to encourage…
Hot on the heels of its new album's recent million-selling bow, rap-metal noisemakers Limp Bizkit blew into town Tuesday with their "Anger Management Tour" package, which despite its parent-alert…