A major volley in record retailers' fight for the right to sell used compact discs was fired Monday as a major West Coast chain filed suit against the country's four largest record distribution arms.
Seattle-based indie label Sub Pop on Friday filed a $ 12 million suit against Caroline Records Inc. claiming that the company skimmed more than $ 1.5 million from a distribution agreement over a…
A House subcommittee will hold a hearing July 21 on legislation that would grant collective bargaining rights to all artists and musicians who perform live.
VH-1 has signed Francis Ford Coppola to transform the musicvideo into a 23-minute narrative mini-musical. Calling it "the birth of a new television form," VH-1 prexy Ed Bennett said, "We're trying to…
TV talk show host Arsenio Hall, director John Singleton and rap artists Eazy-E and Public Enemy were discussed as potential targets by a white supremacist group that intended to start a race war by…
On the heels of the multiple Tony wins for "The Who's Tommy," composer Pete Townshend and the La Jolla Playhouse are back together again.
Two classical music powerhouses joined forces Wednesday when Sony Music Entertainment Inc. announced it had acquired CAMI Video and created a new division, Sony Crescendo, to expand Sony Music's…
The legal battle over whether Paula Abdul was the sole lead vocalist on certain songs from her multiplatinum Virgin Records debut album "Forever Your Girl" began Tuesday in U.S. District Court, with…
MCA Records upped Ron Oberman to executive VP of A&R Tuesday, replacing outgoing Paul Atkinson in that slot.
Sony has named DellFurano, the veteran rock 'n' roll merchandiser for such bands as Pink Floyd, Grateful Dead and the Rolling Stones, president of its Sony Signatures merchandising unit.