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…
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.
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 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.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has named Capitol-EMI president/CEO Joe Smith to its board of trustees, effective immediately.
Australia's High Court has struck down a blank tape levy, ruling March 11 that sections of the federal government's 1989 amendments to copyright laws allowing the levy were invalid because they…
Select Records, home of Kid 'n Play and Chubb Rock, will move its distribution arrangements from Elektra to Atlantic Records, according to sources.