Natalie Cole was named MusiCares person of the year yesterday by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. MusiCares is the organization's charitable foundation focusing on human service…
EMI Music announced a major reorganization of its North American operations yesterday, naming Charles Koppelman chairman/CEO of a revamped EMI Records Group North America effective April 1.
Country singer Garth Brooks has signed a new recording contract with Liberty Records, ending months of speculation on whether he would retire or record for another label.
The jazz world is mourning the loss of one of its elder statesmen--trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, who died yesterday at age 75.
IT'S THE EQUIVALENT OF CHRISTMAS morning in the music industry, as record labels gather 'round the Grammy tree at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for an 8:45 a.m. press conference, eager to see what…
Elektra Records yesterday tapped three new executives to head up a revamped marketing department, naming Ellen Darst, Jim Henke and Jeff Jones to its team.
Australia's own version of the U.S. Lollapalooza concert roadshow, The Big Day Out, begins rolling across the country from Jan. 24. Headlining Sonic Youth, Iggy Pop, Helmet and more than a dozen…
Gold and platinum album certifications were down slightly in 1992, but multiplatinum album awards were up, according to the year-end sales tally released yesterday by the Recording Industry Assn. of…
Boyz II Men, U2, Mariah Carey and Pearl Jam are predicted to be the big winners at the 35th annual Grammy Awards, according to the second annual survey of 500 radio station program directors and disc…
The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles will hold its annual auditions for membership on Jan. 15, 16, 17, 20 and 22. All interested singers are encouraged to attend one of the open rehearsals held on…
MEMBERS OF Guns N' Roses, Motley Crue and friends offered a humorous, intentional display of performance ineptitude as they united to raise approximately $ 3,000 for various homeless charities last…