CBS Television announced Tuesday an exclusive six-year agreement with the Country Music Assn. for telecast of the annual CMA Awards, the first multiyear network commitment for the music organization…
Jim Cardillo has been promoted to senior director, A&R/marketing, at Warner/Chappell Music, according to Rick Shoemaker, senior VP, creative. Cardillo rises from his slot as director of talent…
Barbara Zipperman has been named VP of business/legal affairs at Interscope Communications, a new position.
A lot of people said Thorn EMI overpaid when it acquired Virgin Music for T 560 million ($ 1 billion at the then-exchange rate) in June last year. Well, it looks like they were wrong.
Diane Warren was named songwriter of the year and "Save the Best For Last" was tabbed song of the year to highlight the 10th annual American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers Pop Awards…
A.J. Croce doesn't want his record label, Private Music, to use his famous last name as a marketing hook. "We have a deal," says Croce, son of '70s pop icon Jim Croce, who was killed in a plane crash…
A&M Records has given additional responsibilities to Milt Olin, its senior VP of business and legal affairs. Olin will now oversee the company's finance and facilities management departments.
ANTHRAX BASSIST Scott Ian couldn't even think of one good reason to stay with Island Records. In fact, his choice of titles for the group's final Island release and upcoming Elektra debut were…
Veteran financial executive Neil McCarthy unexpectedly resigned his position Thursday with Capitol Records, three months after coming aboard.
An Irish singer beat out a Bosnian band to win the 38th annual Eurovision song contest, an event seen by an estimated 300 million television viewers across Europe.
The Grammys got a face-lift Wednesday, as the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences changed rules governing eligibility in two key categories and created new distinctions between albums and…