EMI is reportedly considering imposing a Jan. 31 deadline on its merger negotiations with Bertelsmann. EMI chairman Eric Nicoli is said to be wary of prolonged talks in the wake of the music major's…
Even after the heady Christmas sales season came to a close, the Beatles managed to notch their fifth consecutive week at the top of the album charts, topping 5 million units sold in an otherwise…
Listen.com, which received $70 million in funding and support from the five major record labels, has laid off 42 employees, or 25% of its staff.
Intel Corp., best known for its dominance of the PC processor market, is leaping into the world of digital music with a portable digital audio player that can store up to four hours of tunes in…
Teen-pop purveyor Jive Records once again ruled the year-end charts in 2000, claiming three of the 10 bestselling albums of the year. But Universal Music Group hung on to its title as the world's…
43rd Annual Grammy Nomination List
Singer-songwriter Paul McCartney is to publish more than 100 of his poems in a collection called "Blackbird Singing" as a personal tribute to his late wife Linda, who died of cancer in 1998.
Former music industry pariah Napster took another step toward respectability Tuesday, signing a pact with German indie label Edel Music to use its catalog in its legal, membership-based file-sharing…
Gotham-based online entertainment site Sputnik7.com has acquired music portal/digital music locker service Epitonic.com for an undisclosed amount of cash, the companies are expected to announce today.
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music, has named Adam Block to the newly created post of vice president and general manager. Block, a nine-year Legacy vet, will be responsible for all…
It can only be right that a band as unlikely as Radiohead is repped by management as improbable as Courtyard Music. Chris Hufford, Bryce Edge and Brian Message handle what is arguably the hottest…