Both sides of a musicians' strike against SFX Theatricals' national touring presentations appear ready to sit out the entire season if necessary. After a year of negotiations over wages and pension…
When folks spin tales about the early days of New York's punk scene, Television guitarist Richard Lloyd often gets short shrift -- even though his searing, angular solos were as important to the…
The Backstreet Boys didn't reach the stratospheric expectations that had been building over the past few weeks, but the music business took full advantage of the beginning of holiday buying season…
MP3.com chief exec Michael Robertson said Wednesday the company's deal with Universal Music will not affect its settlements with other labels, and he promised to restart its once-controversial…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America on Wednesday filed a petition with the U.S. Copyright Office urging it to set rules to govern royalty payments for music subscription services on the Net, in a…
Gotham-based reggae star Shaggy brought his distinctive fuzzed-out voice and good-time party vibe to the near-full Key Club, where the Jamaican-born performer and his large band offered a highly…
A broad-based consortium of recording industry heavies has launched a system to compensate labels and artists for digital performances of their songs via Webcast as well as on cable- and…
During its semiannual presentation of financial results in London Nov. 21, EMI Group's chairman Eric Nicoli had a clear message for overexcited music industry watchers: Don't jump the gun.
The National Music Publishers' Assn. and the U.S. Copyright Office have bowed a service for filing musical copyright materials over the Internet, the NMPA announced Monday.
David Bowie, in conjunction with the Virgin Music Group Worldwide, has become the first major-label artist to pact with MP3.com's digital music storage service, My.MP3.com.
Even with BMG trying to make amends with Napster, two music idols are standing firm in their position that the Internet can promote the theft of music.