In a move designed to significantly bolster the profile of the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, music industry vet Mauricio Abaroa has been named senior veep and executive director of the…
Country music ensemble the Dixie Chicks owned the best-selling album in the nation for the second consecutive week, according to sales data released Wednesday.
For anyone who ever played "Raw Power" or "Metallic KO" so loud you were yelled at, this was a sight you never thought you'd see: Iggy Pop with an acoustic guitar flanked by a bongo player and an…
Industry vet John McL. Doelp has been tapped prexy of Emilio Estefan-led Crescent Moon Records, signaling the label's expansion.
Warner Bros. music chief Gary LeMel has been upped to worldwide prexy of the studio's music arm, according to insiders.
The final event in the Hollywood Bowl's World Festival '99 series was an inventively offbeat programming coup -- a trio of headliners from three former Portuguese colonies: Brazil and Africa's Angola…
SFX Entertainment announced Monday it has agreed to acquire Sweden's leading music promoter EMA Telestar Group.
Legal proceedings have been launched by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) against several key Oz record industry players including Universal Music, Sony Music and Warners…
After the gross if alluring artificialities of "Samson et Dalila" on the season's opening night, a simpler kind of beauty returned to the Music Center stage with the Los Angeles Opera's revival of…
A shining example that an elder statesman can revive a career and land a record deal by relentlessly playing the Southern California blues circuit, Mighty Mo Rodgers is a tribute to fortitude.
Moonlighting once again from the Manhattan Transfer, with whom she has chalked up a quarter century-plus career, Janis Siegel's one-night solo turn demonstrated clean precision vocalizing and a…