Paul McCartney was introduced Wednesday as the first artist signed to Starbucks' new record label. The former Beatle made an appearance via a video feed from London at the company's annual meeting.
Three debuts climbed to the top of the Nielsen SoundScan charts this week, as Musiq Soulchild, Lloyd and Rich Boy led all album sales. R&B artists Musiq Soulchild and Lloyd grabbed the top two spots…
Luther Ingram, the R&B singer and songwriter best known for the hit "If Loving You Is Wrong (I Don't Want to Be Right)," has died. He was 69.
With profits more than doubling in 2006, Bertelsmann on Wednesday posted its most successful annual result ever.
The Bay City Rollers, a popular Scottish pop group that topped music charts in the 1970s, have accused Arista Records in a lawsuit of failing to pass along millions of dollars in royalties over the…
Mary J. Blige has signed with ICM for representation in all areas. Blige, who won three Grammys in February, has been developing an acting career when not recording. She has had roles in television…
Fox's annual "Billboard Music Awards" kudocast is getting a little more country, and a little less rock and roll. Actually, make that a lot more country: Nothing's official yet, but Fox is expected…
NBC U'S bilingual youth network mun2 has partnered with hit Latino rapper Pitbull for skein, "Pitbull's La Esquina" (Pitbull's Corner). Original skein, which will debut at 10 p.m. May 9 on mun2…
Ticketmaster is buying a majority stake in echomusic, a Nashville-based entertainment marketing firm that specializes in unique branding opportunities and building a close-knit fan base between its…
Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of legendary music producer Phil Spector -- four years after an actress who starred in a cult movie was shot to death in the foyer of his castle-like…
Peter Foldy's Filmstreet Prods. has launched development of a feature about Focal Point, the first band signed to the Beatles' Apple Music label.