Atlantic Records has rewarded Craig Kallman with the new title of exec veep/office of the chairman, and responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the A&R department.
Inspired by traveling concerts such as the Lilith Fair and Lollapalooza, a group of independent filmmakers will hit the road this fall with Fuel, a monthlong film tour of 11 U.S. cities that will be…
EMI-Capitol has completed the reorganization of its catalog-marketing unit, announcing an executive team of five under EMI-Capitol Entertainment Properties president Bruce Kirkland.
U.S. album sales rose 5.4% in the first half of 1997, marking a turnaround for the $12 billion music industry, whose sales have been flat for the past two years, Soundscan Inc. said Thursday.
Rickie Lee Jones (El Rey Theater; 900 capacity; $ 20) Presented by Bill Silva Presents. Band: Jones, Robert Devery, Kendell Kaye, Michael Alejandro, Rick Boston. Reviewed July 9, 1997. Were Rickie…
Lilith Fair (Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre; 15,416 capacity; $ 46 top) Presented by Avalon. Performers: Sarah McLachlan, Tracy Chapman, Jewel, Paula Cole, Suzanne Vega, Cassandra Wilson, Leah Andreone…
Marking his first foray into film tunes, Michael Mills --- bassist for alternative rockers R.E.M. --- has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox to compose the score for Fox 2000's upcoming pic "A Cool…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America officially anointed Hilary Rosen CEO of the music industry trade group Tuesday, a promotion which has been expected for months, if not years. Rosen replaces…
Dorothy Buffum Chandler, Los Angeles philanthropist who lent her name to the large concert hall that serves as one of the anchors of the downtown Music Center, died Sunday. She was 96.
Death Row Records co-founder Marion (Suge) Knight must answer questions about the label's finances when attorneys interview him in prison next month, a judge ruled.
The Spice Girls reclaimed the No. 1 spot on the nation's album sales chart by toppling the three-week run in the top slot by Contemporary Christian crooner Bob Carlisle. The trio's Virgin Records…