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.
NASHVILLE HAS a reputation as a place where rarely is heard a discouraging word, but the Music Row Industry Summit kicked off last week with hours of blunt talk.
Johnny Gill is out to break perceptions with his new album, "Provocative," set to drop next month on Motown. "Just don't lock me into being a balladeer," says Gill. "The (new) album has uptempo cuts…
Time Warner Thursday announced formation of a new record distribution company , Alternative Distribution Alliance, to specialize in alternative rock music.
The truly heartwarming resurrection of Jimmy Scott continued at the Catalina Bar & Grill Tuesday and through the rest of this week. At last, his unique, penetrating, high-pitched voice is receiving…
The Nevada Supreme Court seemed unconvinced Wednesday by arguments that alleged suicide messages on an album by a British rock group could have caused two Sparks men to shoot themselves.
The Nevada Supreme Court has scheduled a hearing today on an appeal by families of two Sparks, Nev., men who shot themselves after listening to alleged suicide messages in a Judas Priest record.
A member of the Temptations has sued the Gordy Co. and Motown L.P. for allegedly failing to pay all royalties due him over the past 20 years.
A pipe bomb was found Monday in the parking lot of A&M Records and was safely detonated by a bomb squad, police said.
A REPRESENTATIVE for the Nashville office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed last Friday that the agency is investigating prominent Nashville music attorney Sam Chappell for allegedly…