Curb Music Co. has filed a countersuit against MCA Records, asking $ 30 million for alleged violation of its distribution agreement.
Video Jukebox Network Inc. has a new investor from the record biz. Key investors in the financially troubled cable channel have managed to lure Chris Blackwell and his Island Trading Co. Inc. to…
"I'M THE SOLE stockholder, the CEO, the man. Me and my manager are the owners of this thing." So says Ice-T, aka Tracy Marrow, on the subject of his new label, Rhyme Syndicate. The vanity imprint…
SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST kicks into full gear today in Austin, spawning the largest A&R feeding frenzy of the year and emptying L.A. of publicists and writers for the latter half of the week.
Jay Landers, a senior A&R exec at Columbia Records, looks set to exit the label for a high-ranking talent post within the EMI Records Group, according to sources.
British-based record distributor Tring Intl. and its sister company, Long Island Music, have sued the international music convention and exhibition MIDEM for 2 million francs.
The House copyright subcommittee will hold an oversight hearing March 25 to explore the merits of a "performers' rights royalty" for recording artists whose songs are played by broadcasters.
Robert De Niro's Tribeca production company has entered the music business via Sony Music distribution and plans to develop a full-service record label.
A pair of aspiring musicians have sued rap artist Marion Knight, a k a Suge Knight, for allegedly pulling a gun on them, beating them and stealing a wallet.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has named Capitol-EMI president/CEO Joe Smith to its board of trustees, effective immediately.