It was ladies first on the album charts this week, as J Records phenom Alicia Keys kept a firm grip on the top spot and two more R&B divas cracked the top five with formidable debuts.
Cartoon rock group Gorillaz wants to pull out of the prestigious Mercury Music Prize competition.
Europe's artists and composers will get a financial boost thanks to a resolution announced Wednesday by U.S. and European Union trade authorities.
Former Arista U.K. exec Tim Delaney has been tapped senior VP of international marketing for J Records, the joint venture between Arista founder Clive Davis and BMG Entertainment. He will report to J…
Tying the bow on a Capitol Hill peace offering to be formally presented today, the recording industry has launched a new drive to educate parents about advisory labels for explicit lyrics.
Zomba Music, home to the pop powerhouse label Jive Records, has agreed to license its catalog for use on MusicNet, a digital distribution service already backed by three of the five major labels.
Steve Harwell, who fronts platinum-selling rock act Smash Mouth, has teamed with the band's manager, Robert Hayes, as well as Tambourine Music topper Scott Kellner and ex-Night Ranger frontman Jack…
Konrad Hilbers, a former top exec at BMG Entertainment, will take the reins at Napster at a critical time for the beleaguered file-swapper, as it struggles to stave off the courts long enough to…
Music's biggest stars are stepping up their efforts, in the courts and in Congress, to upend the record labels' contract system.
The third act for Paul Weller is a far calmer and casual affair than the first two in the singer-guitarist's onstage life. The former mod leader of the Jam and carefully coifed crooner for the Style…