Don Henley may no longer be the long-haired wild man and troublemaker he was as drummer for the Eagles back in the '70s, but he still knows how to rock, damn it, and if you don't believe that, all…
In the wake of the music industry's Napster nightmare, Germany's artists' rights association GEMA is seeking greater compensation from both PC consumers and hardware manufacturers. If successful, the…
Mike Dungan has been named prexy of Capitol Nashville, replacing Pat Quigley, who exited last week to pursue other business opportunities.
Danny Strick has joined the senior A&R staff of the Maverick Recording Co. He'd previously served as prexy of BMG Songs, the U.S. division of BMG Music Publishing, since 1996.
Following the BMG Distribution convention held in Toronto last week, Arista Records' newly installed prexy-CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid has unveiled what he calls his "dream team" of senior execs.
The war of words continued Friday as Internet file-sharing firm Napster reacted to the Recording Industry Assn. of America (RIAA) and National Music Publishers Assn.'s Thursday response to the…
AtomFilms has pacted with New Line Cinema and GarageBand.com, where visitors to the short-film Netcaster will be able to edit a musicvideo for a song to appear in Adam Sandler's upcoming laffer…
Sony Music Entertainment announced Friday that "on a worldwide basis, approximately 500 employees may be leaving the company" in what may be the first rumbles of the seismic changes that digital…
he bawdy but musically correct 12-member Mediaeval Baebes choir opened this past weekend's 23rd Vancouver Folk Music Festival, an event in transition. This year's edition is highlighting the "deep…
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.
In an attempt to revive the heyday of 1960s song fests, leading broadcaster TV Globo will host a fest that features original compositions and proven and unknown talent. Participants will vie for…