EMI has become the fourth and final major music distrib to ink a deal with YouTube that will allow the Web site's users to play copyrighted musicvideos without fear of litigation.
Prince will perform for 1,400 fans at Macy's department store in his hometown of Minneapolis on July 7, the day that his new fragrance, 3121, debuts.
Justin Timberlake will sign artists and release their music through a new record label he's heading that's a joint venture with Universal Music Group's Interscope Geffen A&M label group.
Warner Music International is partnering with Premium TV to make its catalog of music videos available free on the Internet. The companies believe that the phased launch of destination Web sites will…
A video of a female televangelist preceded Arcade Fire at the Greek Theater Tuesday night. The stem-winding preacher favored some overheated, odd metaphors, including one involving a "holy ghost…
On a day when some of the biggest congloms were making acquisitions, Viacom announced it was making a sale. Conglom said Wednesday that it's selling Famous Music, a publishing division that owns…
MTV is letting several execs go and re-assigning several others as part of a re-org under new programming chief Tony DiSanto. Exec veep of talent and series Rod Aissa is leaving the net, along with…
Pianist and arranger George Greeley, who composed the theme for "My Favorite Martian," died of emphysema May 26 in Sherman Oaks, Calif. He was 89.
Channel [V] Taiwan will air on paybox Now TV, the exclusive Hong Kong distrib platform for Star channels, starting today. The music web joins its peers from India, mainland China and an international…
Maroon 5's second studio album, "It Won't Be Soon Before Long," topped the nation's album sales chart for the week ended Sunday, selling 429,000 copies.
News Corp. and CBS opened up the vaults on Wednesday, spending a combined $600 million on digital startups in separate deals that illustrate how both congloms are attempting to define their new-media…