Musicians Ricardo, Louis and Carlos Wilson have sued five rappers and their record companies for sampling four of their songs.
Reviewed Feb. 26, 1993.
WHO'S ENTITLED?: Getting music rights will be easier when Clearing House Ltd. brings a new system on line for finding out who owns what songs and various recorded performances.
Backlash against perceived anti-gay statements by reggae artist Shabba Ranks continued yesterday as organizers of a Rose Bowl concert dropped him from the bill because of his comments.
I JAMMED WITH LEMMY of Motorhead Tuesday night. No, not interviewed. I actually stood on stage and traded vocals with the veteran rocker on the Coasters' "Young Blood."
Garth Brooks, Billy Ray Cyrus, Alan Jackson, Reba McEntire and Travis Tritt are the contenders for entertainer of the year at the 28th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, set for May 11 in Los…
CEMA Special Markets has launched a new record label aimed at back catalog from company-owned outlets. Called The Right Stuff, the label will offer midline priced items.
Global record and entertainment group Polygram posted a 13% increase in profits and its eighth consecutive year of sales growth in 1992, despite the European recession and increased investment in its…
Three books were tapped Monday as winners of the 1992 Ralph J. Gleason Music Book Awards, sponsored by Broadcast Music Inc., Rolling Stone magazine and New York University.
Digital Music Express, a cable-delivered audio service, has inked a carriage deal with Century Cable Communications, the nation's 16th largest multiple systems operator.
"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" canceled a scheduled guest appearance tomorrow by Shabba Ranks because of anti-gay remarks recently made by the Grammy-winning reggae artist.