Bill Charlap has long been ranked with the most fluid, entertaining pianists in jazz -- a status he's been augmenting of late with a new role as one of the music's more effective ambassadors. He put…
Bob Morelli has been promoted to president of Sony BMG's indie-oriented distribution unit, RED. Morelli, who is based in New York, will report to Sony BMG chief operating officer Tim Bowen.
Randy Spendlove has been upped to prexy of music at Paramount Pictures, managing all music matters including film scoring, music supervision and soundtrack production.
MTV is making its move to dominate the music vidgame space. Conglom on Monday announced plans with Harmonix, the "Guitar Hero" game developer it bought for $175 million last year, for "Rock Band,"…
Village Roadshow has formed a new music division, Village Roadshow Music Group, and tapped former Paramount Music chief Burt Berman as president.
Josh Groban started his Saturday night concert at Staples Center by assuring his fans that "when your heart's heavy/I will lift it for you." For the evening's big finale, the shoe was on the other…
"We love drugs," Kyp Malone admitted early in TV on the Radio's headlining show at the Music Box Friday night. He needn't have bothered. The Brooklyn band's sound -- an occasionally vivid mix of…
EMI on Monday became the first major label to rewrite the iTunes rule book, dropping antipiracy software from digital downloads and adding higher-quality, higher-priced versions of music tracks.
Chart-topping Portuguese-Canadian pop star Nelly Furtado dominated the Junos, Canada's music awards, on Sunday evening. Furtado -- riding high on the success of "Loose," her third and best-selling…
Although it appeared the last significant holdout was about to go digital, it's possible that EMI and Apple CEO Steve Jobs may have a different trick up their sleeve.