Platinum album certs 72 In a healthy sign for the music industry, sales of 1 million units in the first half of '93 rose from 66 a year ago. Gold albums rose from '92's 82 to 104 this year. Story…
The first six months of 1993 has yielded slightly higher levels of gold and platinum album awards, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Recording Industry Assn. of America.
Music industry veteran Sue Satriano has been named director of media relations at Sony Corp. of America, shifting from Sony Music Entertainment.
The trickle of U.S. cable channels launching in the United Kingdom is turning into a flood. Viacom subsid MTV Networks announced plans Wednesday to create British versions of VH-1 and Nick at Nite…
The MTV Video Music Awards show is headed back to Universal Amphitheatre, celebrating its 10th anniversary Sept. 2 with a live broadcast from the venue.
A shakeup at Sony Music Publishing has resulted in Richard Rowe being named worldwide president, consolidating the company's domestic and international publishing operations and its interests within…
A standard for putting video on compact discs is coming, albeit slowly. Last week, Philips N.V., maker of the CD-I player, and Victor Co. of Japan joined with C-Cube Microsystems, a computer chip…
Nickelodeon has set up a new division, Nickelodeon Entertainment Products, to coordinate last month's deal with Sony Music to develop videocassettes and audio CDs and cassettes of original…
More than a year after he was killed in a traffic accident near Needles, plans are under way for a new concert video, album and biography of shock comic Sam Kinison.
Michael Tiknis, executive director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, has been named to the same position for the San Diego Symphony. Tiknis replaces Wes Brustad, who resigned Feb. 1 after…
Shelby Lynne doesn't describe her new album as a departure from her steeped-in-country earlier works, but rather as a reflection of where she is today as an artist.