The National Music Publishers' Assn. and the Songwriters' Guild of America have petitioned the U.S. Copyright Office to reject requests by the record industry for a moratorium on certain royalties…
Getting a jump on the typically brisk summer exec-shuffle season in the music industry, BMG Music Publishing announced four promotions in its country unit, led by the naming of Karen Conrad as senior…
Intermedia has debuted a new music division, Intermedia Music, designed to exploit music from all of Intermedia's visual entertainment. Division also will develop additional music based on motion…
HBO has landed the exclusive live TV rights to a performance by Madonna toward the end of her next concert tour.
Rock 'n' roll reclaimed the album charts this week, as math-metal powerhouse Tool led a parade of new releases dominating the rankings, including works by Weezer and R.E.M.
Pre-fab girl pop act Eden's Crush is more than just the flavor of the month for ravenous teen fans; it's also the first herald of AOL Time Warner's much touted plans for global synergy among its…
RCA Records' teen-pop diva Christina Aguilera is suing Warlock Records, Platinum Recording Group and producers Robert Allecca and Michael Brown to prevent them from releasing "Just Be Free," a…
Pras, one of the founding members of hip-hop group the Fugees, has parted ways with the United Talent Agency and has inked with Writers & Artists Agency.
The "AIM" in Aimster has apparently cost the fledgling music-trading Netco its online address, after a tussle with Internet giant America Online.
British music major EMI's share of the global music market was up 1.6% to 14.1% in the year ending March 31, boosted by increasing its share of the North American market by 1.8% to 10.8%.
While often hailed as the natural heir to the tradition of Joao Gilberto and Gilberto Gil, Brooklyn-based Brazilian expatriate Vinicius Cantuaria is decidedly more "nova" than "bossa."