Record companies are lining up against the Blockbuster Entertainment-IBM plan to streamline delivery of compact discs to retailers (Daily Variety, May 11).
Bertelsmann Music Group has formed a United Kingdom office of its BMG Kidz division, designed to license U.K. and international family entertainment product. Bill Gaden will head BMG Kidz U.K.
In high school Arsenio Hall played drums in the marching band, orchestra and his own group. At Kent State University he was a disk jockey on campus radio WKSR.
The Academy of Country Music held its biggest party ever Tuesday night at Universal Amphitheatre, drawing hordes of media and some of the genre's biggest stars.
Garth Brooks' co-manager Pam Lewis has formed an independent label with her fiance, music industry executive Andy Frances.
IT'S BEEN ROUGHLY 2 1/2 YEARS since Joe Galante took over the presidency of Bertelsmann Music-owned RCA Records. As with Bill Clinton, the early days of Galante's administration weren't a piece of…
SESAC, the smallest of the three U.S. performing rights societies, is taking a giant step toward leveling the playing field by introducing a computerized "per-play" music rights tracking system.
Singer Garth Brooks won his third straight entertainer of the year award, the duo Brooks & Dunn earned three trophies and crooner Vince Gill won two at Tuesday night's Academy of Country Music…
Jorgen Larsen has been named president of MCA Music Entertainment Intl., a new position in which the executive will spearhead the company's expansion of its overseas endeavors.
Kurt Cobain, guitarist with the best-selling rock group Nirvana, Tuesday denied published reports that Geffen Records has interfered with the recording of the group's new album.