Ted Field, co-founder of Universal Music label Interscope Records, has signed a five-year contract to become chief exec of ArtistDirect. He also will start a new record label as a 50/50 joint venture…
Vivendi Universal is reportedly close to announcing a U.S. deal to distribute its music over the Internet.
Taking a page from Napster's own self-promotion playbook, the Recording Industry Assn. of America has launched Nofreelunchster.com, a Napster parody site.
A group of congloms that together own three of the five major label groups has teamed with online media company RealNetworks to create a backbone for music subscription services on the Net.
To paraphrase LL Cool J, don't call it a comeback -- Question Mark and the Mysterians have been here for years. More than three decades after the band imprinted its signature sound on America's pop…
Despite the abundance of teen pop and hard-core rap on the radio and on sales charts these days, middle-of-the-road rock remains alive and well in the hands of Florida-based outfit Matchbox Twenty…
The Manhattan Assn. of Cabarets & Clubs, dedicated to raising public awareness of cabarets and comedy and jazz clubs and their performers, drew a capacity aud for its 15th annual gala.
Congress will take on the troublesome question of Napster Tuesday when it takes testimony from a pickup band of witnesses, including Motion Picture Assn. prexy-CEO Jack Valenti, EMI topper Ken Berry…