Ticketmaster has purchased a 25% stake in the music-oriented Web site iLike.com for $13 million.
It appears that a victory on "American Idol" is worth about 300,000 in album sales, and if you want a No. 1, you need to make sure the competition is sparse.
As EMI's Blue Note Label Group adjusts to its role as a multigenre division dedicated to the adult music market, company has made serial hires and promoted several employees.
Kent Emmons, CEO of National Lampoon Radio Network, is set to appear in Beverly Hills small claims court on Jan. 11 for allegedly not paying hired workers.
Concert promoter Live Nation is extending its reach into Europe by purchasing Gamerco -- the largest concert promoter in Spain -- and acquiring a majority stake in France's Jackie Lombard Prods.
In the land of ones and zeroes, it's consumers 1, Sony BMG 0. The music giant agreed Tuesday to cease embedding compact discs with digital rights management software that limited the number of copies…
The Recording Academy will bestow lifetime achievement awards upon Joan Baez, Booker T. & the MG's, Ornette Coleman, the Doors, the Grateful Dead and the late Maria Callas and Bob Wills during next…
Songwriters and recording artists whose music is played in China can look forward to a very happy New Year. Fee collection standards are being set up, which means the country's radio and TV stations…
The Grateful Dead, Carlos Santana, Led Zeppelin and the Doors gave numerous legendary performances in San Francisco in their '60s and '70s heyday, but those acts are saying a concert archive and…
Concord Records has revived soul label Stax and signed Isaac Hayes and Angie Stone as the imprint's first artists. Label will participate in several events in Memphis, where the original Stax was…
For a man with so much on the line, Axl Rose's 2½-hour perf at Gibson Amphitheater felt pro forma and desultory. Rose took the stage as scheduled, but the combative, charismatic frontman was nowhere…