Exquisite on all counts, the Brazilian singer and songwriter Marisa Monte took an enthusiastic packed house on a journey Wednesday through several strains of unique pop music from her native Rio de…
Napster continued its slow progress toward profitability last quarter as revenue rose 9% to $23.4 million and net loss fell 34% to $9 million.
Brits dominate the list of 36 acts that received platinum awards from the Intl. Federation of Phonographic Industry for albums that sell more than 1 million copies in Europe.
Eminem has signed with ICM to represent his acting and producing careers. He remains at William Morris for music.
A sitcom star is born: Fox is developing a half-hour comedy revolving around "American Idol" finalist Kellie Pickler. Pickler will play a naive small-town Southern girl -- a character based on…
The labels are getting their first piece of the digital-music-player biz. In a first-of-its-kind deal sure to cause headaches for Steve Jobs in the future, Microsoft has agreed to give Universal…
U.S. and Canada rights to music docu "When the Road Bends... Tales of a Gypsy Caravan" have been acquired by specialty distrib Shadow Distribution and DVD releasing firm Docurama. They've skedded a…
Sony/BMG Nashville exec Mark Wright will take over as president of Universal South Records, replacing the label's founders, Tim Dubois and Tony Brown.
Looking to concentrate on its core rep businesses in film, TV, publishing and popular music, ICM has spun off ICM Artists, the classical music and performing arts unit that has been a subsidiary of…
The '60s delivered more sales for Barry Manilow than the '50s, but he came up a thousand sales short of dethroning the "Hannah Montana" soundtrack atop the nation's album chart.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media