A lot of people said Thorn EMI overpaid when it acquired Virgin Music for T 560 million ($ 1 billion at the then-exchange rate) in June last year. Well, it looks like they were wrong.
Does anyone really remember punk rock music? If being punk, which Hollywood Records band the Fluid claims to be, means ripping out indecipherable, dynamic-lacking guitar noise, void of any…
Aggressive New Yorkers have taken the Grammy Awards back from laid-back Los Angeles, with officials citing one determining factor Tuesday for the relocation of next year's show: attitude.
Tommy Boy, Walt Disney, Koch Intl. and Rykodisc were among the multiple award winners at the 1992 Indie Awards, which were presented Saturday as part of the 21st National Assn. of Independent Record…
CBS Television announced Tuesday an exclusive six-year agreement with the Country Music Assn. for telecast of the annual CMA Awards, the first multiyear network commitment for the music organization…
Jim Cardillo has been promoted to senior director, A&R/marketing, at Warner/Chappell Music, according to Rick Shoemaker, senior VP, creative. Cardillo rises from his slot as director of talent…
Barbara Zipperman has been named VP of business/legal affairs at Interscope Communications, a new position.
Diane Warren was named songwriter of the year and "Save the Best For Last" was tabbed song of the year to highlight the 10th annual American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers Pop Awards…
A&M Records has given additional responsibilities to Milt Olin, its senior VP of business and legal affairs. Olin will now oversee the company's finance and facilities management departments.
ANTHRAX BASSIST Scott Ian couldn't even think of one good reason to stay with Island Records. In fact, his choice of titles for the group's final Island release and upcoming Elektra debut were…