Sony is looking to spend ¥100 billion ($931 million) on Bertelsmann's 50% stake in Sony BMG Music Entertainment, according to a report in the Nikkei Business Daily newspaper.
The ASCAP Workshop process began months ago, when more than 300 applicants submitted their scores. Today, it was down to the dozen who would face a 60-piece orchestra on Fox Studios' Newman scoring…
Japan's Fuji TV is back in the North American music publishing business thanks to a new partnership with Studio City-based Alan Ett Creative Group.
Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong are seizing the moment. Thirty years after firing up the stoner comedy genre with their first feature, "Up in Smoke," the duo are reuniting for their first comedy tour in…
Clear Channel will launch an online radio network that offers more than 900 stations, including independent online stations, the company announced Monday.
River Road Entertainment has stepped in to finance "The Runaways," the rock 'n' roll biopic about the '70s all-female rock band featuring Joan Jett, Cherie Curie and the late Sandy West.
Endre Granat is a concert master and violinist whose credits include "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," "The Simpsons Movie" and "The Royal Tenenbaums." He has also been a concert master for…
DEVELOPING alternative revenue streams first is no longer a case of putting the cart before the horse for recording artists, especially the independent acts who are finding that placements in…
"Crazy," the vibrant and rich song that defined Gnarls Barkley as much as it provided the soundtrack for 2006, will cast a mighty shadow for Cee-Lo Green and Danger Mouse as long as they continue to…
"HEY, EVERYBODY is reuniting. Even Nicole and Paris got back together. Why not us?" That's soul legend Lionel Richie, talking about an upcoming reunion with his famous group, the Commodores.
The second annual Target Presents Variety's Power of Youth event will take place in Los Angeles on Saturday, Oct. 4, at L.A. Live to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.