The fourth-quarter sales derby is in full swing with releases by Jay-Z, Sheryl Crow, Kirk Franklin, Joni Mitchell and the pairing of Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach debuting this week on the album…
VH1 scored its highest-rated regularly scheduled program for its Sunday broadcast of "Shania Twain: Behind the Music," which averaged a 1.82 cable universe rating, good for 1.2 million homes.
Signaling an expansion, Kedar Entertainment has tapped a pair of execs for key appointments in the growing Gotham-based music outfit, which is perhaps best known as the home of Grammy-winning…
Like many good ideas, New York's Knitting Factory was born out of sheer desperation. At least that's the recollection of Michael Dorf, who launched the transcontinental multimedia operation out of…
Further expanding its music portfolio, Buena Vista Music Group has launched a Latin division that will be headed by industry vet Joe Trevino.
Fox Filmed Entertainment has upped Robert Kraft from executive VP to prexy of Fox Music Inc.
The good news is that worldwide music sales were up 5% in the first half of 1998, and the number of units sold was up 3%. The bad news is that it is overwhelmingly due to the strength of the U.S…
While New York has long enjoyed a reputation as a live music mecca, the city's club scene has been sparsely served for a good portion of the '90s. A decade before, Gotham was peppered with mid-sized…
Once they were known as "Evenings on the Roof"; now they've taken on the more generic title of "Monday Evening Concerts." The first audiences, 60 years ago come April, were stirred and startled by…
The Independent Film Channel is doing its darndest to ride the indie music biz for promotional clout.