The sixth annual KROQ Weenie Roast, at sun-drenched Irvine Meadows, boasted all the usual radio festival elements: station overhype, fistfights among the bands, bonfires in the lawn section…
VH1 said it has 12 pilots in production as part of its original programming development slate, ranging from "The Johnny Rotten Show," which features the Sex Pistols frontman mixing musicvideos and…
Derek MacKillop has been tapped as exec veep/general manager of Elton John's Rocket Records. MacKillop becomes the highest ranking exec at the label, which has its marketing, promotion and retail…
Ellen Ginsburg has been upped to VP, music clearance of Fox Music where she will be responsible for music clearance and soundtrack clearance for all Fox films and television shows.
EMI Recorded Music chief Ken Berry is expected to announce today that Gary Gersh, prexy/CEO of Capitol Records, has ankled his post.
The new Conga Room, with its decor patterned after Havana nighteries of the 1940s, might well have found its perfect performance partner in Cubanismo, trumpeter Jesus Alemany's big band celebrating…
Steve Sanders, who was part of the Oak Ridge Boys for nearly a decade and sang on some of the million-selling group's later hits, died early June 10 in his Florida home. His wife told police he shot…
Vice President Al Gore swore in folklorist William Ivey on Wednesday as the chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Gary Gersh, prexy/CEO of Capitol Records, has let it be known that he's unhappy with the cutbacks mandated by chieftains at EMI, the label's parent, and that they could impact his label's ability to…
Singer Neal McCoy surprised the country music industry Monday by being named entertainer of the year at the 32nd annual TNN Music City News Country Awards.
Rapper Master P topped the nation's album sales charts for the second consecutive week with his No Limit/Priority Records album "MP Da Last Don" going home with more than 217,000 consumers.