The ninth annual Nashville Screenwriters Conference wrapped Sunday after three days and nearly 20 events designed, according to organizers, "to bridge Nashville and Hollywood" via panels, powwows…
State governments just can't resist trying to crack down on vidgames. The New York Assembly passed a bill May 29 that would make it a felony for retailers to sell to a minor a game that includes…
Digital music, which almost exclusively means mobile, is driving the market in Asia. It makes up 30% of the Asia-Pacific market, while in China it accounts for 80%, said Nigel Mukherjee, director of…
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…