The soundtrack to "Titanic" topped the album sales chart, making the Sony Classical release the first predominantly instrumental disc to top the pop charts in the SoundScan era.
Bradley, had been hospitalized in Nashville, Tenn., for tests to determine the cause of a respiratory problem, died suddenly, according to his staff.
Danny Yarbrough has been named chairman of Sony Music Distribution (SMD). The ascension had been expected when Paul Smith retired from the post at the beginning of the year.
Clyde Wallichs, longtime president of landmark Hollywood music store Wallichs Music City at Sunset and Vine, died of heart failure Dec. 31 in Downey. He was 80.
We usually catch Dianne Reeves in some vast concert space these days, but last week she turned up for work in a relatively small club. There at close range, we beheld a somewhat different Reeves, a…
John Gary, a former RCA recording artist who also made film and TV appearances, died Jan. 4 of cancer at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. He was 65.
Songwriter Kermit Goell, perhaps best known for his 1947 hit "Near You," died Dec. 4 in Portland, Maine. He was 82.
Film producers Jane Hamsher and Don Murphy have bowed Delinquent Records and have pacted with Geffen Records for distribution. The deal is indicative of the new A&R direction of Geffen, which has…
Music industry vet Bob Cavallo has been tapped as chairman of the Walt Disney Music Group. The newly created post puts the conglom's music operations under one exec team and signals a major…
The Public Broadcasting Service has pacted with Warner Bros. Records for distribution of its recently bowed label, PBS Records.