"It was a long way to come for seven minutes," quipped Australian diva Judi Connelli, referring to her 1995 debut at the Mabel Mercer Foundation Cabaret Convention. Back in Manhattan for her first…
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences has made several key hires with the goal of enhancing member services, marketing and business development.
Pirate music disc sales jumped 25% in units in 2000, the biggest increase to date and part of an illegal worldwide market worth $4.2 billion, up $100 million in value on the previous year.
Reprise Records chief Howie Klein is ankling his post and will become an outside consultant to the Warner Music Group beginning in June, sources close to the situation said.
Duet, the digital music distribution venture between Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group, has tapped two top execs and changed its official name to Pressplay.
The record industry lobbed yet another legal grenade Friday in its continuing scuffle with Webcasters, filing separate complaints of copyright infringement against Web streaming services run by the…
Neutron Records, a new imprint started by music industry veteran and former EMI Records A&R exec Don Rubin, has inked a partnership with Edel Entertainment, the new U.S. music division of German…
VH1, hellbent on delivering an adrenaline shot to its sluggish primetime ratings, will create what it calls "destination nights" to get more attention for its programming lineup.
Drift is an apt verb for the Continental Drifters; the band's history has a picaresque, unplanned quality that's mirrored in the pacing of its marathon sets.
Shrugging off the concurrent Lakers playoff game that probably held down the attendance at the Jazz Bakery Wednesday, the ponytailed Bob Dorough and a swinging trio easily held the attention of those…
Five members of Congress and the FCC chairman Michael Powell will join a host of rap stars, record industry execs and community leaders at a "Hip-Hop Summit" organized by music exec and hip-hop…