Danny Elfman, Jerry Goldsmith, John Williams and Mike Post were among the composers honored at BMI's annual film and TV music awards gala Wednesday at the Regent Beverly Wilshire. Alan Menken was…
Recording artists would no longer be able to exit contracts as a condition of bankruptcy under an amendment to the bankruptcy code proposed by the Recording Industry Assn. of America.
Sheryl Crow, Kenneth (Babyface) Edmonds, Jim Steinman and R. Kelly were among the songwriters nabbing top honors at BMI's 46th annual Pop Awards gala held Tuesday at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Music…
Talks between Seagram and Philips Electronics for the latter's share of Polygram's music and film outfit have been fast-tracked.
Warner Bros. Records and Giant/Revolution Records have inked a new, long-term agreement which extends the marketing and distribution of Giant/Revolution product by Warner Bros. through the year 2002…
MCA Music Publishing has inked a worldwide administration deal for the catalog of the late Henry Mancini, according to sources.
Karen Laidlaw-Beal, wife of composer John Beal and associate producer of his trailer music company, Reeltime Music, died March 16 at her home in Toluca Lake following a lengthy illness. She was 55.
Sondra Steele, a member of the popular 1940s song and piano duo of Jon and Sondra Steele, died of natural causes Jan. 24 at her home in Tarzana. She was 84.
Seagram is in advanced talks with Philips Electronics to acquire its Polygram music arm. Execs at Polygram and Seagram had no comment Friday, but sources said a deal could be closed within weeks…
Singer-composer Eddie Rabbitt, the Brooklyn-born son of Irish immigrants who scored dozens of country and pop music hits in the 1970s and '80s and later voiced disdain for the racy side of rock, has…