Personal manager Mark Shimmel is folding his management tent to join LaFace Records as chief operating officer.
Celine Dion and rock band the Tragically Hip have topped the nominations for the Juno Awards, which recognize achievement in Canadian recorded music.
EMI Latin is releasing the soundtrack to the highly anticipated Warner Bros film "Selena," the story of the slain Tejano singer whose career was just beginning to cross over to pop audiences.
Tricky (El Rey Theater; 900 capacity; $ 18.50) Produced by Avalon Attractions. Tricky, Martina Topley-Bird, Violet Williams, Jon Tonks, Simon Wilkonson, Patrice Chevalier, Anna Piva. Reviewed Jan…
Are the guys in Cake having fun yet? Though the Sacramento-based band's twisted and off-kilter blend of groove, rock and country stylings would seem an unlikely candidate for top-40 action, their…
Alanis Morissette and Toni Braxton were double winners at the 24th annual American Music Awards on Monday night, while Tupac Shakur was named favorite rap/hip-hop artist four months after he was…
Music producer-songwriter Johnny Lee Jackson has filed a lawsuit against Death Row Records and Interscope Records for allegedly failing to pay him for 11 songs he produced and co-wrote on the Tupac…
The United States and Japan have resolved a dispute over American sound recordings - from Duke Ellington to Elvis Presley - produced between 1946 and 1971. The recordings in question can earn…
In an unusual move, personal manager Mark Shimmel is in final negotiations to become president of LaFace Records, the highly successful label launched four years ago by Antonio (L.A.) Reid and…
Just over two years after he inked a wide-ranging deal with MCA Music Entertainment Group, Bob Kras-now and the conglom have agreed to part company.
With an eye toward giving established film and TV composer management firms a run for their money, the newly formed Zomba Screen Music has tapped David May and Steven Cagan, a pair of musicians and…