The Walt Disney Co.'s music arm is reuniting with talent manager Bob Cavallo. Studio chief Joe Roth has engineered a joint-venture pact with Third Rail Records, the company of the vet music industry…
Ron Shapiro has been promoted to exec VP and G.M. of Atlantic Records. The new post recognizes the former publicist's contributions to successes by a diverse contingent of artists and an increased…
A Senate subcommittee charged with overseeing the District of Columbia plans to pioneer new territory next month when it will look into the impact of violent music lyrics on urban youth.
Two 1970s bands finding life's more lucrative in the 1990s, a pair of acts that defined rock music in the '60s, a rockabilly poster boy and three pioneers from New Orleans are the 1998 inductees in…
Teenage sensation LeAnn Rimes returned to the top spot on the nation's album sales chart as the late John Denver ended a 15-year absence from the listing, according to sales data released Wednesday.
Legendary film composer Alfred Newman (1901-70), a pioneering force in Hollywood music, is the subject of an independent documentary about his life and work.
Elton John's tribute to Princess Diana, "Candle in the Wind 1997," has become the most successful single of all time, shipping 31 million units worldwide in a mere 37 days.
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Universal Music Group has elevated Bob Bernstein to senior veep of public relations. The nod recognizes the communications exec's two years of cohesive public relations programs for the group and its…
In a groundbreaking move, Capitol Records has pacted with Miramax Films in a three-year joint venture to co-finance the development of soundtracks and other albums.
Asix-year labor of love on the part of Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman, "Harmony" is a small musical with a big story to tell. With remarkable clarity and dispatch --- and some breathtakingly fluid…
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