Depeche Mode's 1990 in-store appearance at the Wherehouse Entertainment store near the Beverly Center drew 20,000 fans and resulted in a riot.
The fourth annual Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation media awards Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton took on a decidedly more political slant than in years past.
Curb Music Co. has filed a countersuit against MCA Records, asking $ 30 million for alleged violation of its distribution agreement.
Last night's Juno Awards -- the Canadian version of the Grammys -- might well have been dubbed the Celine Dion show. The Quebec singer dominated the event, nabbing four prizes while also doing double…
Jay Landers, a senior A&R exec at Columbia Records, looks set to exit the label for a high-ranking talent post within the EMI Records Group, according to sources.
British-based record distributor Tring Intl. and its sister company, Long Island Music, have sued the international music convention and exhibition MIDEM for 2 million francs.
SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST kicks into full gear today in Austin, spawning the largest A&R feeding frenzy of the year and emptying L.A. of publicists and writers for the latter half of the week.
The House copyright subcommittee will hold an oversight hearing March 25 to explore the merits of a "performers' rights royalty" for recording artists whose songs are played by broadcasters.
Robert De Niro's Tribeca production company has entered the music business via Sony Music distribution and plans to develop a full-service record label.
A pair of aspiring musicians have sued rap artist Marion Knight, a k a Suge Knight, for allegedly pulling a gun on them, beating them and stealing a wallet.
Select Records, home of Kid 'n Play and Chubb Rock, will move its distribution arrangements from Elektra to Atlantic Records, according to sources.