Signaling a new era for Island Records, the label has tapped former EMI Records chief Davitt Sigerson as chairman and Johnny Barbis as prexy.
It was a robust holiday season for Musicland, as the chain, which teetered on the verge of bankruptcy for much of 1997, posted record pre-tax profits and net earnings for the fourth quarter.
For the second consecutive week, the mostly instrumental soundtrack to the film “Titanic” was the best-selling album in the nation. The Sony Classical/Sony Music Soundtrax disc, which boasts a single…
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
Chris Smith, the U.K. government minister for culture, media and sport, rolled into Midem 1998 on Monday night, the first visit by a British minister in the music market's 32-year history.
To maximize the integration of music and video product released through Universal Music & Video Distribution, the distribber has established a new executive office and has named vid industry vet…
Industry pioneer Carl Perkins, whose guitar playing influenced several generations of musicians and who penned the classic "Blue Suede Shoes," died Monday of complications related to a recent series…
Cliffie Stone, a country music legend who enjoyed a successful career as a musician, singer, radio disc jockey, songwriter and producer, died Saturday of a heart attack at his home in Canyon Country…
Monday at Midem 1998 belonged to industry vet Ahmet Ertegun, with the Atlantic Records founder, co-chairman and co-CEO being bestowed with the Man of the Year honor at a grand dinner for 300 at the…
The Rhythm & Blues Foundation has named Janis D. Hazel its executive director. Hazel, a strong advocate for artists' rights, replaces Susan Jenkins.
DreamWorks Records is close to inking former Motown Records chief Jheryl Busby to head its black music division. The move is significant because it adds a new genre to DreamWorks' portfolio, while…