Ron Broitman has been elevated to veep of the Los Angeles-based film & TV music division of BMG Songs, the U.S. arm of BMG Music Publishing Worldwide.
A conceptual triumph for the Hollywood Bowl's jazz series, the program of singer Cassandra Wilson demonstrated the potential strength of the venue's one-time-only perfs in conjunction with the…
Burt Berman, most recently a music exec at Sony, has joined Paramount as music prexy.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America has officially responded to the opposition brief filed by Internet file-sharing company Napster, dismissing the Netco's "fair use" and Audio Home Recording Act…
Keith Bernstein is ankling his post as senior director of operations at Universal Music Group's Global E division to become VP of operations at embattled digital music Internet company Napster.
Netcaster Z.com has bowed a Web site for pop star Alanis Morrissette (Alanis.Z.com).
Two weeks into its 79th season, the Hollywood Bowl finally got around to its usual unproclaimed but recognized "opening night" on Tuesday: the first classical concert by the Bowl's prime tenant…
A near half-century has passed since Debbie Reynolds leaped over sofas and popped out of a cake in "Singin' in the Rain." Now 68, and eager to do her vaudeville turn as long as George Burns did his…
Eminem has made it seven straight weeks at the top of the national music charts with his "The Marshall Mathers LP" (Aftermath/Interscope). The disc shifted more than 290,000 units in the week ending…
Indie label 32 Records, a subsid of CDBeat.com, has hired noted jazz producer Todd Barkan as creative director. He will report to 32 Records prexy-CEO Robert Miller.
The WB is getting into the reality groove, picking up 13 episodes of "Popstars" for midseason. The format, which originated in New Zealand and is a top-rated skein in Australia, follows the…