Through its executive and artist signings, DreamWorks Records has sent a message to music industry dealmakers that its mandate is to concentrate on the music and not flavor-of-the-month artists and…
Sony Music has expanded its relationship with Michael Jackson by inking a joint-venture pact with the entertainer and Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud.
Polygram Music Group has upped Danny Goldberg to the new post of chairman of Mercury Group, where he will have oversight for a contingent of record labels including Mercury, Motown, Verve, London…
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The copyright-rich software and entertainment businesses on Tuesday urged a House subcommittee to support two international copyright treaties and ignore efforts by telephone and online companies to…
Producing/songwriting duo the Dust Brothers have inked a multiyear, major seven-figure publishing pact with MCA Music Publishing.
Polly Anthony, 550 Records prexy, is in talks to assume a larger role within Sony Music Entertainment, including the appointment as president of sister-label Epic Records.
The ballyhooed summer of techno, 1997's months-long coming-out party for electronic dance music, finds its culmination in a trio of major package tours. Best of the lot, Big Top, is top-heavy in…
Ending months of negotiations, Volcano Entertainment has filed a lawsuit against Tool, its crown jewel artist, claiming the band is still under contract.
"Candle in the Wind 1997," Elton John's tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, has become the fastest-selling single of all time in the U.K., selling 600,000 copies --- all that were available --- in…
Al Teller, former chairman and CEO of MCA Music Entertainment Group and now CEO and co-chairman of Alliance Entertainment, apparently has put his dream of creating the seventh major music conglom on…
The children's music marketplace is not just about Raffi anymore. Kenny Loggins, Art Garfunkel, Linda Ronstadt, B.B. King and Jimmy Buffett are among the pop artists adding lullabies to their…