Both sides of a musicians' strike against SFX Theatricals' national touring presentations appear ready to sit out the entire season if necessary. After a year of negotiations over wages and pension…
Streaming company Echo Networks has licensed Warner Music Group's catalog for its digital music locker/sharing service, set to bow next year.
EMusic.com may be taking a drubbing in the stock market, but that hasn't stopped the company from living out some fantasies. The online music seller said Thursday that it has inked a licensing deal…
Gotham-based reggae star Shaggy brought his distinctive fuzzed-out voice and good-time party vibe to the near-full Key Club, where the Jamaican-born performer and his large band offered a highly…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America on Wednesday filed a petition with the U.S. Copyright Office urging it to set rules to govern royalty payments for music subscription services on the Net, in a…
The Backstreet Boys didn't reach the stratospheric expectations that had been building over the past few weeks, but the music business took full advantage of the beginning of holiday buying season…
MP3.com chief exec Michael Robertson said Wednesday the company's deal with Universal Music will not affect its settlements with other labels, and he promised to restart its once-controversial…
During its semiannual presentation of financial results in London Nov. 21, EMI Group's chairman Eric Nicoli had a clear message for overexcited music industry watchers: Don't jump the gun.
A broad-based consortium of recording industry heavies has launched a system to compensate labels and artists for digital performances of their songs via Webcast as well as on cable- and…
The National Music Publishers' Assn. and the U.S. Copyright Office have bowed a service for filing musical copyright materials over the Internet, the NMPA announced Monday.