Paul McCartney yesterday renewed his contract with Capitol Records in the United States and EMI Music worldwide in a deal that will last "basically for the rest of his recording career," according to…
Tom Sturges has been named president of Chrysalis Music Group USA, responsible for all of the company's domestic publishing operations.
Songwriter/singer Timmy T has agreed to surrender half his copyright on the hit "One More Try," the result of an out-of-court settlement in a suit over the song's authorship.
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Robert Plant has signed a multi-album pact with U.K.-based Fontana Records, ending the international portion of his 24-year association with Atlantic Records.
In what was termed the first step in expansion plans, Wherehouse Entertainment yesterday acquired the five-store, Colorado-based Rocky Mountain Records and Tapes. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers has announced the winners of its 25th annual ASCAP Deems Taylor Awards for outstanding print and media coverage of music for 1991.
George Gershwin's performances on player pianos -- many of them seldom-heard collector's items -- are coming to CD next year via a process that converts the fragile paper into cutting-edge technology.
The two-year trend by record labels toward honoring multimillion-unit sales of catalog product continued in the November Recording Industry Assn. of America certifications issued yesterday.
IN THE EARLY '80s, music acts were often criticized for not doing enough to support worthy causes, unlike their entertainment industry counterparts from stage, films or television.
Fans of Atlantic recording artists Genesis can often be divided into two camps: Those who like the band's exploratory art-rock, and those who favor the hit singles.