Execs at BMG Entertainment are putting the final touches on a new employment pact for Arista Records prexy Clive Davis that would keep the vet at the label's helm for another five years, according to…
For anyone who ever played "Raw Power" or "Metallic KO" so loud you were yelled at, this was a sight you never thought you'd see: Iggy Pop with an acoustic guitar flanked by a bongo player and an…
Country music ensemble the Dixie Chicks owned the best-selling album in the nation for the second consecutive week, according to sales data released Wednesday.
Warner Bros. music chief Gary LeMel has been upped to worldwide prexy of the studio's music arm, according to insiders.
Industry vet John McL. Doelp has been tapped prexy of Emilio Estefan-led Crescent Moon Records, signaling the label's expansion.
SFX Entertainment announced Monday it has agreed to acquire Sweden's leading music promoter EMA Telestar Group.
The final event in the Hollywood Bowl's World Festival '99 series was an inventively offbeat programming coup -- a trio of headliners from three former Portuguese colonies: Brazil and Africa's Angola…
Legal proceedings have been launched by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) against several key Oz record industry players including Universal Music, Sony Music and Warners…
Appearing tired and nursing a sore throat that was evident on some songs more than on others, Barry Manilow was disconnected from his enthusiastic audience at the near-full Greek, failing to…
After the gross if alluring artificialities of "Samson et Dalila" on the season's opening night, a simpler kind of beauty returned to the Music Center stage with the Los Angeles Opera's revival of…
Two superb bands painted a vivid and gripping picture of America south of the I-10 Saturday at the Roxy. First, the Iguanas of New Orleans delivered an hour of enticing border music, heavy on the…