The final chapter in the used-CD controversy quietly closed last week when four of the big six record distributors settled claims brought by a group of independent music retailers.
Since the release seven months ago of her self-titled debut for LaFace/Arista , R&B singer Toni Braxton has watched her album slowly but surely climb toward the top of the charts.
American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers president Morton Gould said he will step down from the post once a successor is named.
Miramax has postponed until March 11 the release of “You So Crazy” pending appeal of the Martin Lawrence comedy concert pic’s NC-17 rating. Film was to have opened Feb. 25, but the ratings board…
A Texas court ruled Wednesday that K-Tel Intl. Inc. is the sole owner of vintage copyrights and master recordings of Dominion Records, best known as the record label of Chubby Checker. The court also…
Frank Sinatra will make a rare television appearance on the Grammy Awards telecast next month to be presented with the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Legend Award.
A Denver Federal court jury ruled Tuesday that pop star Michael Jackson did not steal the hit song "Dangerous" from a local songwriter.
Promising to become the C-SPAN of jazz music, WorldJazz Inc. will start a 24 -hour TV channel devoted exclusively to the popular genre.
Bruce Springsteen, nominated for an original-song Oscar for his "Streets of Philadelphia" from TriStar's "Philadelphia," makes his Oscarcast debut when he performs the tune on this year's Academy…
Michael Jackson surprised spectators in a Denver court Monday when he testified in a copyright infringement case brought by a budding songwriter who claims Jackson stole her version of "Dangerous."
Whitney Houston and Stevie Wonder will be among the honorees at the annual National Assn. of Black Owned Broadcasters' communications awards dinner March 24 at D.C.'s Sheraton Washington Hotel.