An Irish singer beat out a Bosnian band to win the 38th annual Eurovision song contest, an event seen by an estimated 300 million television viewers across Europe.
Veteran financial executive Neil McCarthy unexpectedly resigned his position Thursday with Capitol Records, three months after coming aboard.
The Grammys got a face-lift Wednesday, as the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences changed rules governing eligibility in two key categories and created new distinctions between albums and…
The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has set Sept. 19-21 for its annual Retailers Conference and Oct. 15-19 for its Wholesalers Conference.
Mariah Carey and Michael Bolton were named songwriters of the year Tuesday night to highlight the 42nd annual Broadcast Music Inc. Pop Music Awards honoring the past year's top songwriters and music…
Record giant Polygram has opened its first East European subsidiary, Polygram Hungary.
An influx of new labels and distributors into the independent record scene helped push attendance to an all-time high at the 21st annual National Assn. of Independent Record Distributors…
Fifteen employees of the late Bill Graham's rock 'n' roll empire are taking legal steps to buy the legendary promoter's $ 4.75 million empire, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Tuesday.
Arista Records senior VP of promotion Rick Bisceglia has renewed his contract. The 13-year Arista vet, who had been hotly pursued by at least one other record label, will add duties to coordinate the…
Record companies are lining up against the Blockbuster Entertainment-IBM plan to streamline delivery of compact discs to retailers (Daily Variety, May 11).
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.2M Cumulative:$61.3M Universal Pictures -13.60%
Hercules2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.6M Paramount Pictures -19.10%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$180.6M Fox -12.84%