The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has tapped veteran exec Ann Chaitovitz for the newly created post of national director of sound recordings and will send her to Capitol Hill.
James Bond theme music composer Monty Norman has been awarded £30,000 ($48,000) libel damages by a British high court over an article saying he did not write the tune.
“See Spot Run” was written by Danny Baron, Christopher Faber, George Gallo and Greg Poirer. Information was incorrect in Friday’s paper. * * * Morton Downey Jr. did not write the songs “Pipeline” and…
L.A. power-geek rock band Weezer is enjoying the fruits of an unexpected comeback, following successful shows on last summer's Warped tour. As anticipation continues to grow for the band's…
The heralded arrivals of new pop artists, the ones who reveal qualities that will result in enduring work, are always accompanied by pressure to be a complete package -- singer, songwriter…
Brain hasn't fared particularly well against brawn in the rock realm in recent years, but that hasn't sent Lloyd Cole running for steroid treatment. The singer-songwriter, arguably the most arch and…
R&B legend Ike Turner has never really been a singer. Best known as the bandleader of the Ike and Tina Turner Revue, he also earned his place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a guitar stylist…
Sean "Puffy" Combs says the trial that ended with his acquittal on gun and bribery charges changed him. "I've changed, I've matured," the hip-hop mogul told Time magazine.
Warner Music Group has brought AOL Time Warner number-cruncher Jay Levine into the musical fold as veep and deputy controller. Levine, who reports to Warner's senior VP-controller Raymond Nowak, will…
Redirecting its legal energies momentarily from the ongoing assault against online file-sharer Napster, the Recording Industry Assn. of America said it has helped to bust a Gotham-based ring of…