Nine record companies, including Victor Entertainment, sued a music programmer and a satellite broadcaster for 135 million yen ($964,285) in damages for alleged copyright violations.
For the second consecutive week, the Beastie Boys' Capitol Records disc "Hello Nasty" topped the nation's album sales chart.
Sony Classical has tapped industry vet Harry Palmer to oversee its day-to-day operation in the new post of exec veep and general manager.
BMG Entertainment has upped Strauss Zelnick to prexy and CEO of the conglom's worldwide operation.
Polygram Television has inked a deal with Elephant Walk Entertainment and veteran Grammy Awards producer Ken Ehrlich to handle the production of its upcoming syndie series "Motown Live."
Inroads made by the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan to introduce the world to the intoxicating sounds of qawwali music find bends and curves in the music and presentation of cousin Badar.
Italian pubcaster RAI has sold its music division Fonit Cetra to Warner Group. Financial details were not revealed.
The double bill of Chicago and Hall & Oates at the Universal Amphitheater Wednesday was far more than an exercise in nostalgia: It provided unambiguous proof that great songs will always find an…
The Beastie Boys' "Hello Nasty" topped the album sales chart, with a whopping 682,000 copies sold during its first week of release, according to sales data released Wednesday. The impressive debut is…
In a unique three-way effort to support Windham Hill Records' flagship artist George Winston, the label has pacted with Visa USA and Barnes & Noble Booksellers to promote the disc in a program that…