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…