Polygram Music Group has upped Danny Goldberg to the new post of chairman of Mercury Group, where he will have oversight for a contingent of record labels including Mercury, Motown, Verve, London…
Al Teller, former chairman and CEO of MCA Music Entertainment Group and now CEO and co-chairman of Alliance Entertainment, apparently has put his dream of creating the seventh major music conglom on…
Producing/songwriting duo the Dust Brothers have inked a multiyear, major seven-figure publishing pact with MCA Music Publishing.
Ending months of negotiations, Volcano Entertainment has filed a lawsuit against Tool, its crown jewel artist, claiming the band is still under contract.
The ballyhooed summer of techno, 1997's months-long coming-out party for electronic dance music, finds its culmination in a trio of major package tours. Best of the lot, Big Top, is top-heavy in…
Polly Anthony, 550 Records prexy, is in talks to assume a larger role within Sony Music Entertainment, including the appointment as president of sister-label Epic Records.
"Candle in the Wind 1997," Elton John's tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, has become the fastest-selling single of all time in the U.K., selling 600,000 copies --- all that were available --- in…
The children's music marketplace is not just about Raffi anymore. Kenny Loggins, Art Garfunkel, Linda Ronstadt, B.B. King and Jimmy Buffett are among the pop artists adding lullabies to their…
Signaling an increase in interest in the instrumental music marketplace, Virgin Records has purchased Milwaukee-based Narada Prods., a burgeoning player in the genre.
A frustrated MPAA topper Jack Valenti said Friday that the time has come for music publishers and religious broadcasters to settle their differences and allow Congress to move forward with a proposal…