The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has set Sept. 19-21 for its annual Retailers Conference and Oct. 15-19 for its Wholesalers Conference.
Mariah Carey and Michael Bolton were named songwriters of the year Tuesday night to highlight the 42nd annual Broadcast Music Inc. Pop Music Awards honoring the past year's top songwriters and music…
Record giant Polygram has opened its first East European subsidiary, Polygram Hungary.
An influx of new labels and distributors into the independent record scene helped push attendance to an all-time high at the 21st annual National Assn. of Independent Record Distributors…
Fifteen employees of the late Bill Graham's rock 'n' roll empire are taking legal steps to buy the legendary promoter's $ 4.75 million empire, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Tuesday.
Arista Records senior VP of promotion Rick Bisceglia has renewed his contract. The 13-year Arista vet, who had been hotly pursued by at least one other record label, will add duties to coordinate the…
Record companies are lining up against the Blockbuster Entertainment-IBM plan to streamline delivery of compact discs to retailers (Daily Variety, May 11).
LIKE THE CHARACTERS of the television series, the evocative orchestrations of Oliver Stone's "Wild Palms" are not what they seem.
In an effort to shed the "pop rock" shroud that claimed several big-haired bands in the last year, Winger arrives Tuesday via Atlantic Records with "Pull," a platter fraught with heavy, from-the-gut…
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.