With the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) agreement wrapped up in Geneva in December, the Recording Industry Assn. of America is turning its attention to Congress, which now must…
Just over two years after he inked a wide-ranging deal with MCA Music Entertainment Group, Bob Kras-now and the conglom have agreed to part company.
A tough deal was struck at the Midem music market late Tuesday night when the various European record royalty collection societies agreed to a significant reduction in the percentage the societies…
Buoyed by the success of the film "Evita" and its widening release platform, the Warner Bros. soundtrack featuring Madonna was the No. 2 album in the nation last week, according to label execs. It…
The percussive guitar strikes that open "Jerry Maguire" immediately energize the film with the power of an original score. It's not so much a song as it is a snippet: For viewers who know they're…
Canada's music industry has created a new award, prompted by the international success of Celine Dion, Alanis Morissette and Shania Twain.
Former Island Records prexy Johnny Barbis has been tapped to helm A&M Associated labels, a newly formed outfit designed to handle sales, marketing and promotion for the Polydor and Rocket labels.
Del McCoury Band (Ash Grove; 270 seats; $ 15) Promoted inhouse. Band: McCoury , Jason Carter, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Mike Bub. Reviewed Jan. 19, 1997. Grammy-nominated bluegrass star Del…
Island Records has promoted Holly Ferguson from vice president to senior VP of the label's A&R division. Before joining Island in 1984, Ferguson worked in various capacities at Polygram, Infinity…
The 31st Midem music market opened over the weekend with the awarding of "Midem Music Makers" to industry luminaries Harvey Goldsmith, Jean-Paul Baudecroux and Tom Yoda.
Arista Nashville has upped Mike Dungan to senior veep/G.M., giving the 27-year music industry vet over-sight for the successful label's operation.