Riding high on its 8% market share thanks to topselling discs by the Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears, Zomba Music is also relishing the potency of active film and TV music arms to go along with…
The first signing to vet producer John Porter's Sire-distributed Jericho label, Jake Andrews is a sharp and sturdy blues guitarist cast in the Texas mold created by Stevie Ray Vaughan. Vaughan's…
Local repertoire accounted for almost two-thirds of the global music market in 1998, an all-time high and indicative of the diversity of the industry worldwide.
EMI Music Publishing has ponied up nearly $200 million for more than 40,000 copyrights held by Windswept Pacific, including "Louie Louie," "Mony Mony," "Hot Legs" and "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?"
The Backstreet Boys' "Millennium" was the bestselling album in the nation for the second consecutive week with more than 244,000 copies of the disc going home with fans, according to data released…
Cable giant TCI will spend $30 million to change its name to AT&T Cable in its more than 600 cable systems around the country, said Leo Hindery, president and CEO of AT&T Broadband & Internet…
Peace, love and music turned into arson, riots and arrests as the Red Hot Chili Peppers were performing their fest-closing set during the final hours of Woodstock '99.
HOB Entertainment, owner of the House of Blues niteries, has plunked down more than $190 million for Universal Concerts, the industry's No. 2 concert promoter and venue operator.
British music giant EMI Group will buy Windswept Pacific Music, which owns the publishing rights to the hits of blockbuster pop group the Spice Girls for $197.3 million, the Sunday Times reported.
Much-hyped U.K. rockers Kula Shaker gave an unexpectedly ferocious display of straight-ahead rock 'n' roll at the near-capacity Mayan Theatre. Band mixed Brit rock and pop references from the 1960s…
Buoyed by a contingent of topselling albums and firing on all cylinders, Arista Records topped $425 million in sales during its fiscal 1998-99 year.