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.
It would be easy -- and not altogether off the mark -- to depict Stuart Staples as the psycho-musical equivalent of Typhoid Mary. The British singer, best known as frontman of the Tindersticks, has…
Live Nation prexy-CEO Michael Rapino, fresh off finalizing the company's acquisition of House of Blues on Monday, announced expansion plans Tuesday that will see the nation's largest live-venue…
Looking to enhance the relationship between Warner Music Group artists and their fans, Warner has hired Dan Pelson as senior vice president, global consumer marketing.
Vivendi, subject of a recent e40 billion ($50.8 billion) takeover offer from U.S. investment fund KKR, on Tuesday posted flat third-quarter revenues of $6.2 billion, just 0.3% up on the same period…
In New York: Madonna slipped into Gotham's Tracie Martyn salon for one of their fabulous facials. She needed a perk-up after giving interviews defending her adoption of a little boy. The paparazzi…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Frozen1Daily: $2.5M Cumulative: $138.8M Disney 20.11%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $588,587 Cumulative: $6.3M Relativity Media 17.52%