Sony BMG Music Entertainment has tapped two execs to oversee its labels' vast catalogs and their use in other media. Joe DiMuro has been named exec VP, Sony BMG strategic marketing; Jeff Jones has…
Online media company RealNetworks compiled record revs last quarter thanks to increased subscriptions, but saw losses widen primarily due to an ongoing antitrust lawsuit with Microsoft.
George Strait's "50 Number Ones" remained the nation's bestselling album for a second week, moving 190,000 copies of the MCA Nashville two-CD set in the week ended Sunday.
The recorded music industry showed signs of a rebound in the first half of the year, with full-length CD shipments to retail outlets increasing by 10.2% from 2003, according to the RIAA.
Jet power dominated the Australian music industry awards, dubbed Arias, handed out Sunday at the Sydney Superdome as Melbourne-based band Jet nabbed six trophies, including those for group, rock…
After three years of negotiations that almost led them to court, songwriters' org ASCAP has reached a nine-year deal with the radio biz worth a record $1.7 billion in royalties.
Spivak Sobol Entertainment, manager of music acts such as Vanessa Carlton and the Distillers, has merged with the Firm. Principals Arthur Spivak and Stu Sobol, as well as their managers and clients…
The ad industry and the American Federation of Musicians have reached a tentative agreement for a three-year contract covering $100 million in wages.
Following the takeover of German music TV group Viva by MTV's parent Viacom, Viva and MTV have reshuffled the programming of their two respective channels for next year.
Starbucks is turning its fledgling music program into a grande, beginning a nationwide rollout of its Hear Music media bar that allows customers to listen to songs on computers and burn custom CDs.