In a direct challenge to MTV, five music industry giants today will announce the U.S. debut of a 24-hour videomusic channel. Sources say the new venture, which has been rumored since earlier this…
As expected, former Capitol Records exec David Simone has been tapped as the new chief of Polygram Music Publishing, filling the void left by Colin Cornish, who left the company last June.
Vince Gill, Alan Jackson and Reba McEntire copped six nominations each to lead contenders for the 28th annual TNN Music City News Country Awards. Nominations for the nods, which are voted on by fans…
Jason Flom is senior VP of Atlantic Records. His title was incorrect in Exec Shuffle Thursday. * * * Universal Pictures chose to give screenwriting credit to Tom S. Parker and Jim Jennewein for the…
The longtime girlfriend of the late rock impresario Bill Graham has filed an amended complaint in New York federal court against Graham's estate, claiming she was physically and mentally abused…
Barbra Streisand's first tour in 25 years will likely kick off in April, with the singer doing a limited run of dates starting on the East Coast.
Capitol Records joins the growing list of labels using vinyl records as marketing tools to promote its releases.
Tunesmiths Danny Elfman and Jerry Goldsmith will be presented with the Governor's Award by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences at a luncheon today, recognizing their groundbreaking work…
It's another week at the top for Mariah Carey, as her Columbia album "Music Box" logs its sixth week in the No. 1 position of the SoundScan sales chart, according to numbers supplied by an industry…
The musical synthesizer has been either a boon or a bane to people in Hollywood; it depends on whom you talk to.