Local repertoire accounted for almost two-thirds of the global music market in 1998, an all-time high and indicative of the diversity of the industry worldwide.
The first signing to vet producer John Porter's Sire-distributed Jericho label, Jake Andrews is a sharp and sturdy blues guitarist cast in the Texas mold created by Stevie Ray Vaughan. Vaughan's…
Cable giant TCI will spend $30 million to change its name to AT&T Cable in its more than 600 cable systems around the country, said Leo Hindery, president and CEO of AT&T Broadband & Internet…
Peace, love and music turned into arson, riots and arrests as the Red Hot Chili Peppers were performing their fest-closing set during the final hours of Woodstock '99.
HOB Entertainment, owner of the House of Blues niteries, has plunked down more than $190 million for Universal Concerts, the industry's No. 2 concert promoter and venue operator.
British music giant EMI Group will buy Windswept Pacific Music, which owns the publishing rights to the hits of blockbuster pop group the Spice Girls for $197.3 million, the Sunday Times reported.
Buoyed by a contingent of topselling albums and firing on all cylinders, Arista Records topped $425 million in sales during its fiscal 1998-99 year.
Maverick Records has tapped former Geffen Records chief Bill Bennett as prexy.
Much-hyped U.K. rockers Kula Shaker gave an unexpectedly ferocious display of straight-ahead rock 'n' roll at the near-capacity Mayan Theatre. Band mixed Brit rock and pop references from the 1960s…
Orange County party-rockers Sugar Ray -- whose concerts can either be really good or really bad, depending on where and when you see them -- were in their festive element at the sold-out Greek on…
The Backstreet Boys' "Millennium" is the bestselling album in the nation, according to sales data released Wednesday.