Rapper Luther Campbell and 2 Live Crew's argument that parody is presumptively protected by the First Amendment and federal copyright law will be heard by the Supreme Court this fall, with the…
BMG Kidz, the children's division of Bertelsmann Music Group, and Rincon Recordings have dissolved their partnership, the companies announced Wednesday. The partnership, known as Rincon Children's…
U2 has signed a new agreement with Polygram's Island Records for worldwide rights to its next six albums, a deal that could rank among the biggest ever offered in the industry. Terms of the deal…
Rod Stewart has been added to the list of performers for the second annual MTV Movie Awards, set for Saturday at Universal Amphitheatre. The show will air on MTV Wednesday at 9 p.m.
Bruce Springsteen will perform his only U.S. concerts this year June 24 at the Brendan Byrne Arena in New Jersey and June 26 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Ticketmaster and Yamaha have created a new showcase series for aspiring musicians. "Soundcheck -- The Ticketmaster Yamaha Music Showcase" will feature 30 local and five regional showcases…
An elementary school principal has filed a complaint with the Los Angeles Police Dept. against a female rapper claiming the performer distributed explicit material to minors.
Def American Records has signed Johnny Cash to a worldwide deal that will see his new work produced by label owner Rick Rubin.
Polygram Group Distribution and CGI Records have pacted in an exclusive distribution agreement for the Chicago-based record company's gospel music, which includes work by Andrae Crouch, the Winans…
An organization representing film studios and record companies has asked U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor to deny special trade benefits to six countries because of inadequate copyright…