Vince Gill received eight nominations Thursday for Country Music Assn. awards, while Alan Jackson was nominated for seven.
Relativity Entertainment Distribution, the nation's largest independent record distributor, announced Thursday it will handle marketing and distribution for Ruthless Records, the groundbreaking rap…
Elektra Entertainment has promoted Jon Leshay to senior VP of promotion, replacing Rick Alden, who exits after 15 years with the label.
Following a national search, Dennis Barrie, a key national figure in the defense of artistic expression, has been hired as director of the under- construction Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame & Museum in…
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences has jumped into the used-CD fray, announcing Wednesday it has decided to support the stance taken by record distributors to challenge retailers who…
In what looks like the revenge of the old guys, the "Sleepless in Seattle" soundtrack, featuring such pre-rock notables as Jimmy Durante and Louis Armstrong, broke young rappers Cypress Hill's…
Members of the '60s rock band the Kingsmen have sued for return of their master recordings and termination of Highland Music Inc.'s contractual right to them.
Closing arguments in the suit disputing whether Paula Abdul was the sole lead vocalist on her Virgin Records debut album "Forever Your Girl" were delivered Wednesday, with both sides emphasizing the…
An apparently spontaneous $ 100,000 donation by Mike Love and Bruce Johnston of the Beach Boys proved to be the highlight of the Los Angeles-based Earth Communications Office's awards program Monday.
Tony O'Brien has been upped to senior VP-chief financial officer of the Atlantic Group, the umbrella encompassing Atlantic and EastWest Records America and homevid imprint A*Vision Entertainment.