Larry Jenkins has been upped to senior veep of marketing and media for Columbia Records. A 13-year veteran of the record biz, Jenkins most recently served as senior veep of media and strategic…
Ron Spaulding has been named senior veep of sales for the Elektra Entertainment Group. Previously veep of sales for Priority Records, Spaulding will report to Elektra exec veep/G.M. Greg Thompson…
Digital Island has signed on BMG Entertainment to use its music merchandise hosting and distribution service.
A 13-episode series dedicated to doo-wop music heads a joint development slate of Rhino Entertainment and WQED Pittsburgh, the PBS station that made pledge-drive history with the "Doo Wop 50" concert…
Thomas Bracamontes has been elevated to senior veep of Virgin Records Urban. Most recently senior VP of promotion for the diskery, Bracamontes will report to Virgin Records co-prexy Ray Cooper.
Music portal ArtistDirect has teamed with online auction site eBay to offer concert tickets and music memorabilia to Netizens.
On Monday digital music company MP3.com reached a legal settlement with Sony Music Entertainment over its My.MP3.com service -- leaving the Universal Music Group as the only label with which the…
After almost two years of negotiating, Fox and producer John Davis have closed a $1 million rights deal to turn the story of '60s band the Mamas & the Papas into a feature film. While the studio is…
Taking heed of company topper Thomas Middelhoff's call for the music industry to embrace the Internet, Bertelsmann label BMG will offer music downloads, although at a cost.
Police had to cancel taping of a hip-hop TV awards show Tuesday night after a fight broke out backstage in the hall of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, witnesses said.
By this point in his 15-year career, a Dwight Yoakam show is as codified and entrenched as Noh theater. His costume -- tight jeans, Western jacket, Stetson pulled low over his eyes -- and his stage…