If anything, the Moby-spearheaded Area:One package, which wrapped up its tour at the Glen Helen Blockbuster Pavilion, suffered from an embarrassment of riches. With nearly 20 bands and DJs arrayed on…
The dog days of August have brought more than blistering heat for the recording biz, which is being asked to prove why two online music distribution services backed by the majors won't snuff out…
Universal Music and Video Distribution has upped Jim Weatherston to executive VP, reporting to group prexy Jim Urie.
At the nearly full Universal Amphitheatre Friday, near the end of a three-month U.S. tour to reintroduce the band and its extensive catalog of radio hits, the Cult played a short powerful show that…
Toward the end of the Strokes' short set, Julian Casablancas, lead singer of the New York band, looked out over the sweaty, enthusiastic crowd at the Troubadour and smiled. "The last time we were in…
The original recording of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," composed 62 years ago by South African Solomon Linda, is being released again to benefit his family.
Inking what appears to be the biggest recording deal in the history of the music biz, superstar diva Whitney Houston has reupped with Arista Records in a contract worth a whopping $100 million.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America has expanded the role of L.A.-based exec Joel Flatow to include the title of general manager, West Coast affairs, as the org makes an effort to beef up ties to…
Capitol Hill pols supportive of getting tunes flowing on the Internet are expected to push legislation today ordering music companies to offer the same price when cutting various deals with Web…
MTV Latin America has inked its first PPV deal in the region for two "Unplugged" specials. Satcaster Sky Mexico has bought the rights to MTV's specials with Chilean pop/rock band La Ley and with…
The fourth-annual EAT'M music conference and artist showcase is set to unspool May 29-31 in Las Vegas, confab founder Lisa Tenner said Wednesday.
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