Barbra Streisand's Columbia Records release "Back to Broadway" will debut at No. 1 on Billboard's pop album chart next week, displacing Janet Jackson's premiere Virgin Records disc, "janet.," after…
PBS and National Public Radio will team to broadcast Senate confirmation hearings on Supreme Court nominee Ruth Bader Ginsburg, beginning July 20. PBS will air gavel-to-gavel coverage from 10 a.m. to…
The Intl. Al Jolson Society, in cooperation with Warner Bros. and Turner Entertainment, will sponsor a four-day Al Jolson festival at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Thursday-Sunday.
REJUVENATED pop stars Duran Duran killed two birds with one stone last week, using Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Airport as the staging ground for the band's new video "Too Much Information" (a song…
After releasing some of the most innovative rock 'n' roll records of the past dozen years, U2 decided to try something else on its new album.
In an attempt to drive the popularity of country-music cable channels beyond the boundaries of the U.S., the Gaylord Entertainment Co. has reorganized the division that has turned TNN: The Nashville…
Rap artist Eric (Eazy-E) Wright has been ordered to pay about $ 58,000 a year in what a prosecutor said was the largest child-support order ever handled by the Los Angeles County district attorney's…
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…