The Recording Industry Assn. of America has officially responded to the opposition brief filed by Internet file-sharing company Napster, dismissing the Netco's "fair use" and Audio Home Recording Act…
Keith Bernstein is ankling his post as senior director of operations at Universal Music Group's Global E division to become VP of operations at embattled digital music Internet company Napster.
Netcaster Z.com has bowed a Web site for pop star Alanis Morrissette (Alanis.Z.com).
MTVi Group has hired Allan Infeld to head up its advertising efforts, tapping him senior veep of ad sales for the company's family of music portals.
In an attempt to revive the heyday of 1960s song fests, leading broadcaster TV Globo will host a fest that features original compositions and proven and unknown talent. Participants will vie for…
Ron Broitman has been elevated to veep of the Los Angeles-based film & TV music division of BMG Songs, the U.S. arm of BMG Music Publishing Worldwide.
A conceptual triumph for the Hollywood Bowl's jazz series, the program of singer Cassandra Wilson demonstrated the potential strength of the venue's one-time-only perfs in conjunction with the…
A near half-century has passed since Debbie Reynolds leaped over sofas and popped out of a cake in "Singin' in the Rain." Now 68, and eager to do her vaudeville turn as long as George Burns did his…
Eminem has made it seven straight weeks at the top of the national music charts with his "The Marshall Mathers LP" (Aftermath/Interscope). The disc shifted more than 290,000 units in the week ending…
Two weeks into its 79th season, the Hollywood Bowl finally got around to its usual unproclaimed but recognized "opening night" on Tuesday: the first classical concert by the Bowl's prime tenant…
Tuesday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, whose theme was "The Future of Digital Music: Is There an Upside to Downloading?," produced no easy answers, but it did give music bizzers as well as…