British music major EMI's share of the global music market was up 1.6% to 14.1% in the year ending March 31, boosted by increasing its share of the North American market by 1.8% to 10.8%.
While often hailed as the natural heir to the tradition of Joao Gilberto and Gilberto Gil, Brooklyn-based Brazilian expatriate Vinicius Cantuaria is decidedly more "nova" than "bossa."
German indie Edel Music has posted sales of DM 1.18 billion ($532 million) for 2000, up 162%, but with a loss $13 million, up from $9.2 million in 1999.
Of all the musicians championed in the early days of MTV, Mark Knopfler has made the most graceful transition into the VH1 demographic: "Money for Nothing" starred a pair of computer-animated moving…
Music sales in the U.K. rose 6.8% to £239 million ($344 million) in the first quarter of 2001, the biggest jump in four years and bucking the flat or downward trend in other markets.
Liberty Digital unit DMX Music and AEI Music Network have completed their merger, creating a digital music distribution firm to be 56% owned by Liberty Digital.
Just months after Universal Music Group beat MP3.com to a pulp in federal court over copyright infringement, UMG parent Vivendi Universal has agreed to buy the embattled Netco in a cash and stock…
Tortoise, which returned to the Big Apple on Wednesday for a sold-out two-night stand, traffics in long, complex instrumentals, engages in no stage banter and plays in near-total darkness, none of…
Susan Stroman was honored with this year's Astaire Award for choreography for her work on "The Producers." Awards were given out at a lunch ceremony Friday benefiting the Theater Development Fund…
If Charles Mingus were among us today, he might have been astonished -- or more likely, gratified -- by the health of the Mingus tribute/repertory band scene.
Tall and elegant Michel Maguire looks like he should be posing for GQ covers rather than crooning tunes in a nightclub. But the smooth-voiced 1987 Tony Award-winner (Enjolras in the original Broadway…
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