In a move designed to boost consumer awareness of the Recording Industry Assn. of America and the music industry's initiatives, the trade org has tapped Tim Sites to build a new marketing division.
Marking its first foray into the music business, Mike Ovitz's Artist Management Group has tapped former Hollywood Records senior veep Kevin Gasser to help shape its efforts in the industry.
A new managerial hand, a new programming philosophy and a new stage configuration to improve the problematic acoustics at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion lie on the horizon as the Los Angeles…
Sequels: You can rarely sit through 'em, and you could easily live without 'em. While "Divas Live '99," the follow-up to the ratings-boosting extravaganza that VH1 presented last year, didn't sink to…
Rapper Nas owns the bestselling album in the nation, as his "I Am" disc topped the album sales chart in its first week out, according to sales data released Wednesday.
Side projects from members of Los Lobos have been in steady supply this year, with Cesar Rosas pursuing the simple pleasures of regional roots rock, blues and soul on his solo album "Soul Disguise"…
Rapper Eminem, whose debut "The Slim Shady LP" is the nation's bestselling rap album, has inked a worldwide co-publishing deal with Famous Music.
EMI Recorded Music confirmed Monday that it has named industry pioneer Jay Samit senior veep of new media, signaling a beefing up of its online efforts.
Fresh from his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Billy Joel made his first foray in six years to Southern California with a satisfying show that had nothing new to offer, but the…
MCA Records has named Craig Lambert senior promotion veep and charged the music vet with overseeing promotion of its family of labels.
Canadian singer Celine Dion has postponed all of her concerts for the next month in order to be with her husband and manager Rene Angelil, who is recovering from skin-cancer surgery.