The number of pirate CD-Rs seized in 2000 rose by 79% to nearly 1.7 million, according to year-end figures released Wednesday by the Recording Industry Assn. of America.
R&B superstar group Destiny's Child did more than just survive in the album rankings this week -- it rode an unprecedented wave of buzz and anticipation straight to No. 1, knocking fellow diva Janet…
After twice pinning its aspirations for growth on ill-fated merger pacts, EMI Music again faces the future as a solo player.
This blase lineup of middle-of-the-road rock acts might not have generated too much box office excitement had it been offered as a traditional concert. So organizers crafted a festival-styled daylong…
Songwriters Randy Newman, Tom Waits and sisters Ann & Nancy Wilson of the '80s group Heart jumped on the MP3.com litigation bandwagon Tuesday, suing the embattled Netco for $40 million in damages…
VH1 has replaced Jeff Gaspin as its head of programming with a surprise choice: Fred Graver, who moves up to the job from senior VP of VH1.com and its sister Web site, Sonicnet.com.
Julio Iglesias is to become the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences' person of the year in recognition of his professional and philanthropic accomplishments.
Pay TV programmer Cisneros Television Group has joined with Brazilian media group O Dia to launch MuchMusic Rio, a temporary service that lays the foundation for a full-fledged channel launch later…
Steven Beer and Larry Rudolph, founding partners of the entertainment law firm of Rudolph & Beer, have formed film and music shingle R&B FM, while welcoming Lisa Fragner to head the new banner.
Thomas Middelhoff, chief exec of German media giant Bertelsmann, has said the group's music division, BMG, will not be put on the block following the collapse of merger talks with the U.K.'s EMI…
BMG Entertainment has tapped Swee Wong as managing director for the music group's ASEAN-region businesses, effective June 1. ASEAN refers to the Assn. of Southeast Asian Nations, a regional political…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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