Thesp Alfonso Ribeiro will replace Christopher Reid, aka Kid, as host of Buena Vista Television's musical variety series "Your Big Break." Ribeiro will join the syndie weekly starting with the preem…
Latin music and entertainment online distrib/e-tailer Ritmoteca has inked an agreement with Blau Prods. to become the Spanish label's primary Internet site for digital distribution. Blau produces and…
Soundbreak.com prexy and CEO Lisa Crane stepped down Wednesday, after the technology incubator that funds the company expressed dissatisfaction with the financial losses at the digital music company…
EMI Music Publishing has inked a deal with cellular phone manufacturer Nokia to offer customized ring tones from the label's catalog, less than two weeks after filing a lawsuit against YourMobile.com…
Duran Duran in concert, circa 2000, is an enjoyable but rather tame experience that's far removed from the sexy and over-the-top productions the band used to bring. Still, Simon LeBon and friends…
For the third straight week, male rapper Nelly's "Country Grammar" (Fo' Reel/Universal) topped the national music charts, shifting more than 213,000 units in the week ending Sunday, according to…
The Japanese will see if they want their MTV -- again. After failing once in Japan, MTV said on Tuesday that it is planning a return to the world's second largest media market with a new set of…
Arista Records has entered into a joint venture with Flyte Tyme Records, the label headed by veteran hitmaking songwriters-producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.
Cynthia ("C.J.") Harris has been elevated to senior veep of urban promotion for Columbia Records.
Universal Music Group on Tuesday bowed three original online shows about music for those with broadband access to the Web.
A federal appeals court Tuesday set the week of Oct. 2 for opening arguments in the trial pitting music song-swap company Napster Inc. against some of the giants of the recording industry.