The ballyhooed summer of techno, 1997's months-long coming-out party for electronic dance music, finds its culmination in a trio of major package tours. Best of the lot, Big Top, is top-heavy in…
Signaling an increase in interest in the instrumental music marketplace, Virgin Records has purchased Milwaukee-based Narada Prods., a burgeoning player in the genre.
A frustrated MPAA topper Jack Valenti said Friday that the time has come for music publishers and religious broadcasters to settle their differences and allow Congress to move forward with a proposal…
Toy manufacturer Mattel has filed a lawsuit against MCA Records asking for the immediate recall of the album by Aqua, a Danish quartet that has made an international hit of its single "Barbie Girl."
The children's music marketplace is not just about Raffi anymore. Kenny Loggins, Art Garfunkel, Linda Ronstadt, B.B. King and Jimmy Buffett are among the pop artists adding lullabies to their…
French President Jacques Chirac honored the entertainment business on Thursday, distributing Legion d'Honneur awards to some top international and local industry names.
Famous Music has inked a joint venture pact with Hugely Music, the multifaceted music startup firm run by producer Hugh Padgham and artist manager Dennis Muirhead.
Broadcast Music Inc. has announced it will distribute royalties for the performance of music in cyberspace.
Alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett exploded with a burst of free-flowing ideas when he walked onto the Jazz Bakery stage Tuesday, bending and twisting his way through his original composition "2 Down & 1…
The inaugural Midem Latin America and Caribbean Music Market wraps today, an obvious hit as an industry image-builder and an apparent success as a trade show.
Entrepreneur Master P, who surprised the industry in June with the success of the direct-to-video pic "I'm Bout It," which sold more than 50,000 copies, owns the bestselling album in the nation…