A honey-voiced Lebanese-born soprano walked off Tuesday with a Royce Hall audience's cheers -- and a fair-sized check -- to climax the eighth annual running of Operalia, Placido Domingo's…
Starting next month, DreamWorks Records will include tracks from its artists preloaded on digital music players manufactured by S3's Rio division.
Two was the magic number Thursday for MTV's 17th annual Video Music Awards. Eminem, Aaliyah, 'N Sync, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bjork and Macy Gray each took home two trophies at the VMA ceremony at New…
Aside from a new entry, DJ Clue's "Backstage Mixtape" (Def Jam/Universal), the top 10 albums slumped last week from the previous sales period, according to SoundScan figures released Wednesday.
Rep. Howard Coble (R-N.C.) made his first priority upon returning to Capitol Hill on Wednesday the introduction of legislation repealing a controversial 1999 law classifying recordings as "work for…
Yahoo has signed a licensing deal with the Recording Industry Assn. of America that will allow the portal to netcast music from the org's member labels. The agreement will help Yahoo circumvent the…
Latin music channel HTV has launched an interactive Web site as part of its fifth anniversary commemoration.
Steve Barnett has been upped to executive vice president and general manager of the Epic Records Group.
Seagram Co.'s Universal Music Group asked a federal judge Tuesday for $450 million in damages from MP3.com Inc. for violating the company's copyrights.
VH1 has signed a deal with its sister company Pocket Books to publish a series of volumes tied to the network's most popular TV series, "Behind the Music."
In a decision intended to send a stern warning to Netcos that flout intellectual property laws, a federal judge has ruled that MP3.com must pay Universal Music Group $25,000 for every Universal CD…