The L.A. Philharmonic has tapped Willem Wijnbergen, currently managing director of Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, as its new executive VP and managing director.
Geffen Records has tapped David Simone, former prexy of Polygram Music Publishing, as head of A&R. The signing, which had been expected (Daily Variety, July 21), signals a move by the label toward…
Dismiss the ruminations about this being the Rolling Stones' 401k tour and forget the Geritol jokes. The Stones may be the grandfathers of rock 'n' roll, but they also are consummate professionals…
The highly publicized album from crooners Boyz II Men, "Evolution," was the bestselling album in the nation, with more than 211,000 copies being sold since its Oct. 28 bow, according to sales data…
Canadian pop star Celine Dion has booked a last-minute berth on "Titanic," the much-anticipated James Cameron pic, and she'll be belting out the film's theme song, "My Heart Will Go On."
Rodeo Drive's Dyansen Gallery was the site of a family reunion Sept. 24 as Variety's third annual American Music Legend Award was presented to seven members of the Newman clan of film composers.
U.S. music superstore Tower Records will open its newest Asian store here Friday in Malaysia's capital.
The Canadian government has filed an application to force Warner Music Group to make its products available to BMG Direct, the BMG conglom's record club.
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures