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…
Fleetwood Mac may be one of the season's three biggest roadshows, but it is without equivocation the one not to miss. The members of the reunited contingent have never sounded better or more in sync…
Performing rights org BMI, which licenses music for broadcast on radio and television, is using Internet technology to track the use of music on the newest and least-regulated mass medium: the…
Pay TV network M-Net today willlaunch the first channel in Africa featuring nonstop music catering to the 16-to-24-year-old black market.
The first half of this year has been very disappointing for the global music biz, new figures from industry representative org IFPI indicate, with units sold down 4% and sales flat.
"The Velvet Rope," Janet Jackson's return to the music market after a four-year absence, landed the top spot on the nation's album sales charts with an impressive 203,000 copies sold in its first six…
Back in February of 1994, almost six months prior to the event that would serve as the centerpiece of her documentary, two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple began shooting "Woodstock 94,"…
Musicians and intellectual-property rights advocates were outraged earlier this year when highly paid screenwriter Joe Eszterhas took out full-page trade ads soliciting music for his upcoming "An…
Twenty-five years ago, movie music became respectable when RCA launched its "Classic Film Scores" series with an album devoted to the '30s and '40s music of forgotten master Erich Wolfgang Korngold…
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