Songwriters and music publishers are aligning against Recording Industry Assn. of America-backed legislation that would establish a new digital performance right in sound recordings.
Hollywood Records has drafted two key executives for its A&R team with the appointment of Bob Pfeifer and Nick Terzo as vice presidents.
Polygram Records is expected to announce today it has acquired Motown Records for more than $ 300 million. Well-placed sources said the Massachusetts-based investment firm Boston Ventures will cash…
Four major record companies violated antitrust laws by threatening to withhold business from stores that sell used compact discs, a federal lawsuit claims.
Def American Recordings head Rick Rubin is planning a funeral for Aug. 27, and it promises to be a joyful event.
If you weren't lucky enough to catch Oleta Adams' performance last Thursday evening at the Directors Guild of America, run to the nearest record store to pick up her sophomore release, "Evolution,"…
TriStar Music, Sony's new imprint in the U.S., and Creation Records, the U.K. indie founded by Alan McGee, have announced a marketing and distribution arrangement for the U.S. via Relativity…
A judge on Tuesday dismissed three of four complaints in a lawsuit by singer-actress Martha Raye, who claims Bette Midler ripped off her life story to make the film "For the Boys," an attorney said.
DIC Animation City has licensed international distribution rights to the new animated series “Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?” to Buena Vista Intl. TV. The show, based on a computer game, will…
In a vitriolic atmosphere, attorneys representing singer Yvette Marine attacked the credibility of Paula Abdul, who took the stand in federal court Tuesday to dispute claims she was not the sole…
The legal battle between George Michael and Sony Music is heating up, with attorneys for the music giant preparing to challenge a recent U.K. court ruling ordering the label to provide Michael's…