EMI Recorded Music will begin using digital downloads to sell more than 100 albums and more than 40 associated singles through online retailers, beginning July 1. Among the artists involved in this…
Teen idols 'N Sync retained the top spot on the national music charts for the seventh straight week as "No Strings Attached" (Jive) sold more than 190,000 copies, according to sales data released…
Besieged Internet file-sharing company Napster has blocked more than 317,000 users -- or at least the people using those particular screen names -- from accessing its service.
The five record groups that account for roughly 85% of the U.S. market -- Sony, BMG Entertainment, Warner Music Group, EMI and Universal Music -- have signed separate settlement agreements with the…
For the second straight year, Rudy Perez took home Songwriter of the Year honors at the eighth annual El Premio ASCAP awards dinner, held last night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE) has inked an agreement to become the licensing and merchanding agent for the Rick Nelson Co. This marks the first time that EPE will be handling activities relating to…
While most of the leading lights of '70s jazz-rock have either passed on, retreated to their reassuring acoustic instruments or backed away from the creative edge on electrics, Joe Zawinul still…
As leader of the Jazz Passengers, Roy Nathanson has been tireless in his efforts to scrub away the lines separating high art and pop culture — an undertaking that's redoubled in the multi-media…
Music portal ArtistDirect posted a $11.2 million net loss in its first quarter as a public company, the Los Angeles-based company reported Tuesday.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a $5.4 million jury verdict against Michael Bolton for infringing the Isley Brothers' 1964 song "Love Is a Wonderful Thing."
Henry Rollins, the Los Angeles-based punk singer, book publisher, spoken word artist and GMC truck pitchman, split up the original Rollins Band in 1998 after he and his jazzy rock group seemed to run…