MTVi Group has hired Allan Infeld to head up its advertising efforts, tapping him senior veep of ad sales for the company's family of music portals.
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…
Tuesday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, whose theme was "The Future of Digital Music: Is There an Upside to Downloading?," produced no easy answers, but it did give music bizzers as well as…
Bill Wilson has been elevated to senior veep of worldwide marketing from veep at BMG Entertainment. He will report to the firm's chief marketing officer and prexy of new technology, Kevin Conroy…
The times are long past when opera at the Hollywood Bowl could mean hordes of Valkyries riding their steeds down the nearby hills or elephants and camels parading in an Egyptian grand march. Unstaged…
Riffage.com has acquired former Interscope label 1500 Records, home to bands God Lives Underwater and Ugly Duckling.
Producer and Latin music impresario Emilio Estefan Jr. topped the lineup for the inaugural Latin Grammy Awards, skedded for Sept. 13 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, with six nominations.