Frankie Laine, the big-voiced singer whose string of hits made him one of the most popular entertainers in the 1950s, died of heart failure Tuesday in San Diego, Calif. He was 93.
The digital music biz may be about to change its tune. Industry insiders say an open letter released by Apple CEO Steve Jobs on Tuesday could presage a move by some, or even all, major labels to…
Elvis has left yet another building. The Presley music publishing catalog has been moved to Cherry Lane Music Publishing, the Gotham-based indie that's home to "All Shook Up," "Anarchy in the…
Viacom wants to unload its music publishing business, Famous Music, months after the conglom lost a bid to buy much larger BMG Music Publishing.
Beyonce positioned herself as the woman to beat in the 21st Anniversary Soul Train Music Awards, gathering a leading three nominations Tuesday, including one for best female album for "B'Day."
On the eve of the Berlinale, two studios were strutting their indie credentials with pickups here. Fox Intl. has picked up multiterritory rights to the still-untitled Rolling Stones docu helmed by…
EMI Group has upped Chris Ancliff to the role of general counsel, replacing Charles Ashcroft, who, for health reasons, is taking a step back.
World preems of movies from Michael Lehmann, Mike Mills and Alan Cumming highlight the South by Southwest Film Festival, set to run March 9-17 in Austin, Texas.
Singer Billy Henderson, a member of the band the Spinners who sang "I'll Be Around" and other hits, died Friday Feb. 2 of complications from diabetes in Daytona Beach, Fla. He was 67.
Barbara McNair, the pioneering black singer-actress who hosted her own TV variety show and twice played Sidney Poitier's wife in the early 1970s, died Sunday in Los Angeles of throat cancer. She was…
After nearly two decades of discord, the Beatles and Apple computers are singing the same song: "We Can Work It Out." Apple Corps, the record company the Beatles founded in 1968, and Apple, the…