Antonio Chen has been appointed general manager of SUM Entertainment, a joint venture with Universal Music and Shanghai Media Group.
Gwen Stefani will promote her newly released "Sweet Escape" disc with a North American tour that will kick off in San Diego.
Warner Music Group and Sony BMG have inked a deal to develop and distribute platforms for delivering mobile music and multimedia entertainment to wireless customers throughout China and other…
U2 front man and activist Bono will receive the NAACP Chairman's Award at the 38th NAACP Image Awards.
Add the Jesus and Mary Chain and Happy Mondays to the list of reuniting acts appearing at this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio April 27-29.
The New York Guitar Festival always provides a good excuse for musicians -- those of the six-string-slinging persuasion and others -- to let down their hair for an all-star hoot. That was the vibe…
In view of its increasingly diverse channel portfolio, MTV Networks in Germany has changed its name to Viacom Germany.
The William Morris Agency is bulking up its international music operation, adding seven agents to the London-based operation. Ed Bicknell, former manager of Dire Straits and Bryan Ferry, has been…
Although calling their one-night gathering a "festival" might be stretching the definition of the term a bit, the organizers of Gotham's third annual Winter Jazzfest did an admirable job of spanning…
Pookie Hudson, lead singer and songwriter for the doo wop group The Spaniels, who lent his romantic tenor to hits like "Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight" and influenced generations of later artists…
Denny Doherty, whose alluring tenor was a cornerstone of the Mamas and the Papas' "sunshine pop" sound, died Friday in Mississauga, Ontario, just west of Toronto, after a short illness. He was 66.