The Grammy Awards are months away, but the Recording Academy is giving us a little taste of what's on tap by launching a new version of its official Web site.
Huddled around a single broadcast radio microphone, Steve Earle and his Bluegrass Dukes beckoned a bygone era when the performers shared a common ground with their listeners who had come in from the…
Celine Dion, Ricky Martin and Van Halen have joined veteran music agent Rob Prinz at his week-old Principal Artists Group.
Elektra Entertainment Group has upped music industry promotion vet Greg Thompson to exec veep and general manager. The ascension gives Thompson oversight for the day-to-day operation of Elektra while…
Artemis Records, the Danny Goldberg and Daniel Glass-led label, has inked a joint-venture pact with urban music force Antra Music Group.
Live from DreamWorks: It's Saturday Night! DreamWorks Records will bow a two-disc set of musical performances from "Saturday Night Live," the first time a CD of the show's perfs will be released.
Continuing its multiyear trend of strong Stateside growth, the Latin music market posted an 11% increase in sales for the first half of 1999, while English-language works were mostly flat for the…
Arista Records has pacted with Prince to release his latest disc, the "Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic." The deal, a licensing pact through Prince's NPG Records imprint, comes as Warner Bros. is releasing…
The Backstreet Boys' "Millennium" was the bestselling album in the nation for the third consecutive week.
At the start of her highly anticipated show at the sold-out Roxy on Monday night, singer-bassist Me'Shell Ndegeocello quickly brought a hush over the bustling house with the heart-wrenching title…
In a significant move designed to make Virgin Records a major player in the rock music marketplace, the label has inked a multiyear, multimillion-dollar deal with Happy Walters and his Immortal Film…