Works by Louis Armstrong, whose life was central to the recently aired documentary "Jazz," and the Beatles have joined the 2001 class of recordings selected for the Grammy Hall of Fame.
University Records, home to hit R&B acts Dru Hill and Mya, has signed a worldwide distribution pact with legendary soul imprint Motown Records.
Music Netco Soundbreak.com is shifting its business model toward syndication, a move that execs hope will prevent the company from becoming another dot-com casualty.
As the Monday deadline approached for an appellate court ruling on the fate of Napster, Netizens flocked to the rogue file-sharing service in record numbers for what they feared may be its last…
Rapper Eminem, who is both critically acclaimed and denounced as homophobic and misogynistic, will perform at the Grammy Awards this month, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences prexy Michael…
The record industry scored a major victory Monday against the file-sharing service and music biz nemesis Napster when a federal appeals court upheld an injunction and affirmed industry arguments that…
Elton John and Billy Joel would seem to be a natural pairing -- both purvey a piano-based style of rock heavily influenced by early '60s pop, soul and the work of the Brill Building songwriters. But…
Last year's Grammy hero Carlos Santana and R&B chanteuse Mary J. Blige will receive Rock the Vote's 2001 Patrick Lippert Awards. The prizes, to be handed out in an MTV-sponsored ceremony Feb. 20 at…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America said Thursday that it has tapped courtroom vet Matthew Oppenheim to head up its powerful litigation department.
MTVi Group has inked to license songs from Universal Music Group for use on MTVi's Radio.Sonicnet Webcasting service.
Drummers are the Rodney Dangerfield of musicians: They don't get no respect. Witness the countless drummer jokes, the invention of the drum machine and the fact that most concertgoers consider the…