The Recording Industry Assn. of America officially anointed Hilary Rosen CEO of the music industry trade group Tuesday, a promotion which has been expected for months, if not years. Rosen replaces…
Dorothy Buffum Chandler, Los Angeles philanthropist who lent her name to the large concert hall that serves as one of the anchors of the downtown Music Center, died Sunday. She was 96.
Death Row Records co-founder Marion (Suge) Knight must answer questions about the label's finances when attorneys interview him in prison next month, a judge ruled.
In a move that signals an important evolution for DreamWorks Records, the label has scored a coup by inking respected industry vet Bruce Tenenbaum as its first non-A&R exec hire. Though sources said…
The Spice Girls reclaimed the No. 1 spot on the nation's album sales chart by toppling the three-week run in the top slot by Contemporary Christian crooner Bob Carlisle. The trio's Virgin Records…
Capping a year of on again, off again talks, EMI Music Publishing has paid $132 million for 50% of Jobete Music, the publisher founded by Berry Gordy and which boasts many of the chestnuts of the…
The Wallflowers; Fiona Apple (Universal Amphitheatre; 6,251 seats; $ 25.50 top) Presented by MCA Concerts. Band: Jakob Dylan, Rami Jaffee, Greg Richling, Michael Ward, Mario Calire. Reviewed June 28…
After a year of intense lobbying, including a protest march led by Jackie Chan, the legislature has passed a new copyright law that provides for tougher criminal penalties against parallel importers…
Alliance Entertainment, the Al Teller-run independent music distribution outfit, announced Tuesday that it was in default under its credit agreement because it failed to make a required amortization…
Navarre, one of the industry's leading indie music distributors, has undergone a complete restructuring as part of a five-year strategic plan.