Frank Sinatra's new album "Duets" may have been recorded with state-of-the-art fiber optic technology over telephone lines, but the packaging of the disc -- a black cardboard box with the title and…
The enormous sales activity of last year's pop and country renditions of Christmas music have rekindled the record industry's interest in the commercial potential of yule records.
Andrea L. Van de Kamp has been named chairman of the board of directors of the Music Center Operating Co.
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…
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…
Publicity veteran Fletcher Foster has assumed the post of VP of public relations for MCA Records, filling the void left by the departure of Ron Shapiro and Maria Kleinman, who have taken posts at…
Hollywood Records has named Paul Kremen to the newly created A&R post of director, soundtracks, in a move designed to further strengthen ties with parent company Disney's various film divisions.
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…
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…