EMI Music has named Jeff Kempler, who has held top-level jobs within EMI's Capitol Music Group and Virgin Records, its chief operating officer, A&R labels -- North America, U.K. and Ireland.
Strong perfs by Village Roadshow's exhibition, distribution and radio divisions plus a one-off windfall delivered a net profit of A$257 million ($223 million) for the financial year ended June 30, up…
Twenty years ago, a team like S.M.V. would have been impossible. The role of the electric bass as a solo instrument still wasn't fully developed, let alone the task of finding room within a band for…
Federal authorities say they have arrested a blogger suspected of streaming songs from Guns N' Roses unreleased album, "Chinese Democracy,'' on his Web site.
The Jonas Brothers' "A Little Bit Longer" saw a staggering sales drop -- 72% -- in its second week but still managed to hold on to the No. 1 slot.
Recordings of 2Pac, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg are most likely not headed back to auction.
Stephen Ferrera, who was instrumental in bringing the "American Idol" franchise to BMG's RCA Music Group, has been appointed exec veep, A&R, for Universal Music Group's Island and Mercury Records.
Ralph Young, half of the singing duo Sandler & Young, died Aug. 22 in Palm Springs, Calif. He was 90.
One would be hard pressed to find a rock star in the last decade more uncomfortable with his fame than Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke. But even he had a laugh, toward the end of the British quintet's…
John Pizzarelli has recorded, in his own relaxed and dignified style, a dozen songs by Richard Rodgers that Telarc will release today under the title "With a Song in My Heart."
BMI has become the first copyright organization to top $900 million in annual music performance revenues, besting last year's mark by 7.2%.