A broad-based consortium of recording industry heavies has launched a system to compensate labels and artists for digital performances of their songs via Webcast as well as on cable- and…
Shania Twain came out on top at the 11th annual Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) awards Monday, winning five statuettes.
David Bowie, in conjunction with the Virgin Music Group Worldwide, has become the first major-label artist to pact with MP3.com's digital music storage service, My.MP3.com.
The National Music Publishers' Assn. and the U.S. Copyright Office have bowed a service for filing musical copyright materials over the Internet, the NMPA announced Monday.
Even with BMG trying to make amends with Napster, two music idols are standing firm in their position that the Internet can promote the theft of music.
They may be 30 years past their prime and short one member, but the Beatles still managed to trounce their present-day rivals on the album charts in their most recent album's first week. Propelled in…
In the not-so-recent past, music industryites were ranting that the digital age was going to prove disastrous for the Big Five record labels. Doomsayers predicted Napster was going to encourage…
Hot on the heels of its new album's recent million-selling bow, rap-metal noisemakers Limp Bizkit blew into town Tuesday with their "Anger Management Tour" package, which despite its parent-alert…
In the golden perks category, singer Alanis Morissette plans to sell 70,000 shares of MP3.com, which she acquired as part of a promo deal with the company in conjunction with the Netco sponsoring her…
The buzz on slash-and-burn rock band At the Drive-In has been relentless all year, and with good reason: The El Paso, Texas, quintet has not only released one of the most exciting hard rock albums in…