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…
A.J. Croce doesn't want his record label, Private Music, to use his famous last name as a marketing hook. "We have a deal," says Croce, son of '70s pop icon Jim Croce, who was killed in a plane crash…
Veteran financial executive Neil McCarthy unexpectedly resigned his position Thursday with Capitol Records, three months after coming aboard.
An Irish singer beat out a Bosnian band to win the 38th annual Eurovision song contest, an event seen by an estimated 300 million television viewers across Europe.
The Grammys got a face-lift Wednesday, as the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences changed rules governing eligibility in two key categories and created new distinctions between albums and…
The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has set Sept. 19-21 for its annual Retailers Conference and Oct. 15-19 for its Wholesalers Conference.
Mariah Carey and Michael Bolton were named songwriters of the year Tuesday night to highlight the 42nd annual Broadcast Music Inc. Pop Music Awards honoring the past year's top songwriters and music…
Record giant Polygram has opened its first East European subsidiary, Polygram Hungary.
An influx of new labels and distributors into the independent record scene helped push attendance to an all-time high at the 21st annual National Assn. of Independent Record Distributors…
Fifteen employees of the late Bill Graham's rock 'n' roll empire are taking legal steps to buy the legendary promoter's $ 4.75 million empire, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Tuesday.