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…
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.
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.
Veteran television reporter Garrick Utley is leaving ABC News to join Cable News Network, in the second major defection from ABC in just over a month. Utley, chief foreign correspondent for ABC in…
A battle to determine the future of the distribution of record royalties is underway at the MIDEM music market this week, with the British royalties collection society MCPS at odds with its…
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.
Years before he entered the roster of internationally acclaimed symphonic conductors, the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Esa-Pekka Salonen had already earned notice as a serious composer, one of a group…
:A new indie record label now in the works has a familiar name: William Morris. The William Morris Agency announced plans to launch its own record label, a separate entity that will operate as a…
Arista Records is on the road to another record-breaking year. The Clive Davis-led label topped $210 million in sales for the first six months of its fiscal year. The record half-year tally portends…
The Zomba Group of Companies has formed Zomba Screen Music, a personal management outfit designed to represent film and TV composers.