In the wake of the music industry's Napster nightmare, Germany's artists' rights association GEMA is seeking greater compensation from both PC consumers and hardware manufacturers. If successful, the…
The war of words continued Friday as Internet file-sharing firm Napster reacted to the Recording Industry Assn. of America (RIAA) and National Music Publishers Assn.'s Thursday response to the…
AtomFilms has pacted with New Line Cinema and GarageBand.com, where visitors to the short-film Netcaster will be able to edit a musicvideo for a song to appear in Adam Sandler's upcoming laffer…
Sony Music Entertainment announced Friday that "on a worldwide basis, approximately 500 employees may be leaving the company" in what may be the first rumbles of the seismic changes that digital…
he bawdy but musically correct 12-member Mediaeval Baebes choir opened this past weekend's 23rd Vancouver Folk Music Festival, an event in transition. This year's edition is highlighting the "deep…
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.