ASCAP broke revenue records in 2006 and hit an all-time low operating cost. Revenues for the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers touched $785 million.
A small army of rock luminaries inducted Van Halen, Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., Patti Smith and the Ronettes into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at Gotham's Waldorf Astoria hotel Monday night.
Australia's Hoodoo Gurus fit into two of the three lists in the spotlight at this year's South by Southwest Music Festival: Reunited legends and international acts.
Melissa Etheridge and Marc Shaiman will be honored by ASCAP in April during a week of events that includes the performing rights' org's awards dinners and "I Create Music" expo.
The Lippin Family Trust has created two programs devoted to cancer research and public service in the name of music publicist, manager and Lippin Group president Ronnie Lippin, who died in December…
LUNCHED recently with Sotheby's Jamie Niven in Michaels where we sat cheek by jowl with producer Diane Sokolow and Jennifer Holliday, the original Effie of "Dreamgirls" on Broadway. Nearby was a…
A&E has signed a deal with Ice Cube to produce "Good in the Hood," the pilot of a proposed hourlong reality series dealing with reform and redemption.
Edgar Baitzel, the European opera artistic exec who guided the growth of L.A. Opera alongside Placido Domingo, died Sunday after a brief battle with cancer. He was 51.
Levon Helm, former drummer for the Band, is suing a Manhattan advertising firm over the use of the band's signature song, "The Weight," in a television commercial.
The 14th MTV Europe Music Awards will be held Nov. 1 in Munich, marking the third time the show will have taken place in Germany since the ceremony premiered in Berlin in 1994.
In a first in Germany, Herbert Kloiber's production shingle Clasart has acquired live broadcast rights to the New York Metropolitan Opera's "The Barber of Seville."