Motown founder Berry Gordy and author J. Randy Taraborrelli reached an out-of-court settlement Tuesday, with the author agreeing to delete passages from a 1991 book that the music pioneer claimed…
In a case that could decide whether authors can profit from those who satirize their work, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled with the question of rap group 2 Live Crew's parody of Roy…
Buoyed by the chart and sales success of its only artist, John Tesh, indie label GTS Records has released its second artist, Grammy-winning violinist Charlie Bisharat.
Tickets for two Barbra Streisand concerts at Vegas' new MGM Grand Hotel were snapped up within hours of going on sale. Ticket prices for the New Year's Eve and New Year's Day concerts, at the…
CEMA Special Markets, the catalog exploitation arm for the Capitol, EMI, Virgin and Liberty labels, has purchased the catalog masters of Haven Records and Sunbird Records, two labels that were once…
Did they live up to all the pre-show hype? Yes and no. When Pearl Jam's singer and lyricist Eddie Vedder is at the top of his game the band is engrossing and moving, lifting often-told tales of inner…
At a time when many publicity firms are headed to Nashville to open branch offices, vet publicist Cathy Gurley is folding her PR firm to head the newly created publicity department at Liberty Records.
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Las Vegas hotel worker unions are pushing for Barbra Streisand to cancel her $ 20 million New Year's gig at the new MGM Grand Hotel to protest the resort's refusal to use union workers.
Pearl Jam's latest Epic album, "Vs.," continues to dominate sales at the nation's record retailers, according to SoundScan figures obtained Wednesday by a record industry source.