Five music industry heavyweights have confirmed plans to form a 24-hour music channel that some insiders see as the first real challenger to MTV.
FanFest '94, which is being called country music's largest fan-driven event, expects to make a donation of more than $ 1 million to L.A. earthquake relief, according to Zachary Taylor, chairman of…
Giving new meaning to the buzz phrase "free your mind," MTV will launch its first spoken-word tour, spotlighting the work of three top poets.
Private Music has been acquired by the Bertelsmann Music Group, giving the niche record label the financial and marketing support of a major, but without the headaches.
ABC will seek to expand its weekly "ABC in Concert" latenight franchise with an hourlong country-music version of the show that will be scheduled through the summer opposite "Saturday Night Live" at…
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…