Entertainment industry vet Annie Challis has been upped to prexy of Stiefel Entertainment Management, the talent shepherding arm of Stiefel Entertainment. The move puts Challis in the ranks of the…
Polygram's Classics and Jazz labels have pacted with Penguin Books to create Penguin Music Classics, an imprint designed to tap the repertoire of the music conglom's labels.
Peter Case was in full singer-songwriter mode for the release performance for his latest Vanguard label release, "Full Service No Waiting." Still known as leader of L.A.'s revered -- and occasionally…
If just one star from the rock-guitar-god hysteria of the late 1980s was going to emerge from that decade and make a lasting impression, it always figured to be the Bay Area's Joe Satriani, a…
Indie production outfit the Shooting Gallery has bowed TSG Records as an outlet for its soundtracks and inked a distribution pact with V2 Records.
BMG Canada has upped Lisa Zbitnew to prexy of BMG Music Canada. The nod makes the industry vet the region's first woman to top a major record label operation.
Richard Branson, chairman of the Virgin Group, used his keynote address at the 40th annual National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers confab to encourage record industry execs and retailers to support…
The soundtrack to "Titanic" was the best-selling album in the nation for the ninth consecutive week with an impressive 478,000 copies of the Sony Classical/Sony Music Soundtracks disc being sold to…
New Line TV and the Atlantic Records Group have signed a deal with the Continental Basketball Assn. to boost the visibility of the CBA by booking music acts in the arenas and trying to get a national…
Citing a "recent proliferation of new Nashville labels," Universal Music Group on Tuesday shuttered Rising Tide Records, the Music City outpost of the Doug Morris/Mel Lewinter-led label. The pair…