Seven-year music industry veteran Julia Michels has been tapped VP of creative affairs for Fox Music, reporting to Fox Music prexy Robert Kraft. She will supervise music for feature films from TCF…
Perf rights org BMI has reached a series of bilateral agreements with international copyright societies Buma (Netherlands), Gema (Germany), PRS (U.K.) and Sacem (France) to license the public…
Away from the glare of perfectionist classical music circles, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg's spry and emotional fiddling finds considerable focus within Sergio Assad's adaptations of various gypsy music…
Canuck rocker Alanis Morissette has snared nominations in five categories of this year's Juno Awards, Canada's equivalent of the Grammy Awards.
Latin American pay TV giant Cisneros Television Group and online music firm ArtistDirect announced the formation of a joint venture that will create a music portal in Spanish and Portuguese.
R&B singer-songwriter D'Angelo saw his long-awaited sophomore effort "Voodoo" (Virgin) debut as the bestselling album in the nation, moving more than 320,000 copies in its first week of release…
Getting into a charitable spirit, the Recording Academy, sponsors of the annual Grammy Awards, will give $11,000 in scholarships to five winners of its second annual Entertainment Law Initiative…
The Glasgow-based rock quartet Travis released the bestselling British pop album of 1999. They're virtual unknown here in the States, but that obscurity won't last long: Travis proved to an…
Santana, the Backstreet Boys, TLC and Ricky Martin will perform live at the 42nd annual Grammy Awards, set to take place Feb. 23 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The dance outfit the Chemical Brothers leads the pack for this year's Brit Awards, with nominations in four categories, including best album for "Surrender" and single for "Hey Boy Hey Girl."
The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has filed a lawsuit against Sony Music Entertainment and its parent, Sony Corp. of America, over the embedding in Sony CDs of hyperlinks to Sony Web…