Arista Records has entered into a joint venture with Flyte Tyme Records, the label headed by veteran hitmaking songwriters-producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.
Cynthia ("C.J.") Harris has been elevated to senior veep of urban promotion for Columbia Records.
Universal Music Group on Tuesday bowed three original online shows about music for those with broadband access to the Web.
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A federal appeals court Tuesday set the week of Oct. 2 for opening arguments in the trial pitting music song-swap company Napster Inc. against some of the giants of the recording industry.
More than one third of the music bought by South Africans is local, according to a report released this week by Johannesburg auditing group KPMG.
Efforts by MP3.com's defense team to paint Universal Music Group's boss as a vindictive bully, out to rid the marketplace of upstart competitors, went down in flames Wednesday morning. After a little…
Wyclef Jean and JIVEjones will offer exclusive tracks for free download on PlayJ.com. Jean will release a song with a portion of the proceeds brought in through advertising to go to charity.
Alanis Morissette, Brian McKnight, Sugar Ray, Shawn Colvin, Lyle Lovett and Chrissie Hynde have signed to perform in a series of specials taped at "ancient, sacred locations" around the world for…
While Zebrahead's new album may be a slickly produced collection of potential alt-rock radio hits, the Orange County quintet remains a rowdy party band capable of a variety of entertaining live…
Little Wild One (No. 5)," a captivating ditty from 1983, was introduced Saturday by its author, Marshall Crenshaw, as "one of my failed hit singles." Indeed, he could have said the same of 10 or 11…
When two distinctive and talented divas share a stage, they can either complement each other or compete. Amanda McBroom and Ann Hampton Callaway are a mutual admiration society, and the two shared a…