Record producer David Foster has received so many awards that he frequently declines to be honored. But he agreed to accept the Midem 2001 Nesuhi Ertegun Person of the Year award because of its ties…
It's no secret that Napster is the biggest killer app ever to invade Americans' PC hard drives. The company's user base recently topped 50 million, and the grinning mug of teenage founder Shawn…
Video-on-demand network Intertainer has pacted with A&E Television Networks and EMI Recorded Music to offer content to the service's 4,000 subscribers.
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Brazil's third Rock in Rio music extravaganza is expected to attract a global TV audience of 1 billion. Event, sponsored by AOL Latin America to the tune of $20 million, features 98 performers and…
Digital music site eMusic has tapped Peter Johnsmeyer VP sales.
Online music provider Vitaminic has inked a retail deal with Sony Music Entertainment, enabling visitors to Vitaminic.com to purchase secure downloadable files from Sony Music artists.
Apparently settling in for a long winter, the Beatles hung on at the top of the album charts for the seventh time in an otherwise languid mid-January week for music sales. The Beatles compilation "1"…
Getting paid in the music business ain't what it used to be. The industry, long accustomed to protection from well-established copyright and licensing procedures, is being blindsided by new methods…
Military bands and Christian music star Jaci Velasquez will share billing with teenage favorites Destiny's Child and 98 Degrees at an inauguration concert thrown by President-elect George W. Bush for…
When the music industry descends on the French Riviera Saturday to kick off the weeklong Midem trade show with a one-day music and technology powwow called MidemNet, industry execs will be a little…