Epic Records R&B diva Macy Gray has signed on with manager Michael "Blue" Williams' Family Tree Entertainment.
Arista Records has tapped Faithe Raphael senior vice president of the BMG Entertainment imprint's newly formed special markets division.
The ingredients that make Tricky's albums so compelling have been his downfall as a live performer. Early appearances might as well have been in a studio. By 1998, backed by a live band, his spastic…
Like leafing through a college yearbook, the Blake Babies reunion engenders both fond memories and twinges of embarrassment. The winsome charms that turned singer Juliana Hatfield into the sweetheart…
So-called "next big things" haven't fared particularly well in the rock realm in recent years, but the much-discussed White Stripes (who currently occupy a spot atop just about every A & R person's…
Ailing German indie label Edel Music may be mulling a sale of its North American operations, including the recently launched Edel Entertainment, and its majority interest in indie distributor…
While last year's opening session of the Playboy Jazz Festival looked like a bellwether for the future -- celebrating the surge of African and Latin influences in jazz -- this year's opener pointedly…
DreamWorks Music Publishing has acquired the catalog of composer Billy Strayhorn, the arranger and pianist who wrote some of the Duke Ellington Orchestra's best-known pieces, including "Take The 'A'…
The semilikable Australian rock band Powderfinger is one of the biggest selling pop groups Down Under these days. Band eclipsed the five-times-platinum plateau with its last album, and the photogenic…
FullAudio has inked a licensing pact with BMG's Music Publishing division, helping to clear the way for the Netco's yet-to-be-unveiled digital music subscription service.