The Recording Industry Assn. of America has certified Kenny G's Arista album "Breathless" for sales of 5 million units, topping the July list of certifications by the trade group.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein may partner with a political opposite on a musical copyright bill. Democrat Feinstein and fellow Senate copyright subcommittee member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) are…
Songwriters and music publishers are aligning against Recording Industry Assn. of America-backed legislation that would establish a new digital performance right in sound recordings.
Polygram Records is expected to announce today it has acquired Motown Records for more than $ 300 million. Well-placed sources said the Massachusetts-based investment firm Boston Ventures will cash…
David Simone has been promoted from veep to senior VP of business affairs at Capitol Records.
Hollywood Records has drafted two key executives for its A&R team with the appointment of Bob Pfeifer and Nick Terzo as vice presidents.
Four major record companies violated antitrust laws by threatening to withhold business from stores that sell used compact discs, a federal lawsuit claims.
If you weren't lucky enough to catch Oleta Adams' performance last Thursday evening at the Directors Guild of America, run to the nearest record store to pick up her sophomore release, "Evolution,"…
Def American Recordings head Rick Rubin is planning a funeral for Aug. 27, and it promises to be a joyful event.
TriStar Music, Sony's new imprint in the U.S., and Creation Records, the U.K. indie founded by Alan McGee, have announced a marketing and distribution arrangement for the U.S. via Relativity…