Recording Industry Assn. of America president and CEO Jay Berman has also been named chairman of the board of the trade association. The action came Monday in a vote by the RIAA board of directors.
Douglas Hopkins, former lead guitarist for the rock band the Gin Blossoms, was found dead in his home Sunday, after having apparently shot himself.
Frank Zappa, the avant-garde rock 'n' roll legend who tested commercial and critical boundaries at every turn, died Saturday of prostate cancer. He was 52.
MCA Records Nashville has reactivated Decca Records, joining the growing list of Music City labels to start sister imprints. Decca, started in the 1940s, was the forerunner of the Universal and MCA…
Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page will be inducted today into Hollywood's Rock Walk.
A capacity crowd of celebs from both politics and showbiz were on hand Sunday to salute five titans of the performing arts at the 16th annual Kennedy Center Honors.
Pithy parodies and gifted voices create a colorful cabaret lampoon of the movie-biz buzz in "The Hollywood Hills."
Representatives for singer Michael Jackson denied published reports Thursday that the elusive pop star has entered a Connecticut treatment facility, maintaining that the singer is being treated at an…
MTV's dream of a global satellite-delivered music channel is looking shaky. The U.S. vidclip machine has been outmaneuvered by the feisty Hong-Kong-based Television Broadcasts in locking up access to…
A huge first week for controversial rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg's debut album was but the gravy on a bountiful Thanksgiving feast for the nation's music retailers last week as all but five ofthe top 30…
Looks like the William Morris Agency is poised to take more than a "Piece of My Heart." The agency has announced representation of Texas Lion Prods. for all stage and feature productions based on…