Steven Spielberg, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Dolly Parton, Smokey Robinson and conductor Zubin Mehta have been selected to receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors, the center said Wednesday.
Vivendi subsidiary Universal Music Group (UMG) today signed an agreement to purchase Bertelsmann's BMG Music Publishing Group for EUR1.63 billion ($2 billion).
EMI Music Publishing has become the first major publisher to license its music and lyrics to SpiralFrog for its advertising-supported download service.
Arctic Monkeys won the British Mercury Music Prize, an award for albums by Brit musicians, on Tuesday night. The Sheffield-based band made history this year when its album "Whatever People Say I Am…
Paul Schmidman has been named chief operating officer of CenterStaging Corp., where he will manage the company's online portal, rehearsals.com. Schmidman will lead and manage the development and…
To Bertelsmann's ears, Universal Music Group's money sang loudest. The German publishing and music powerhouse has accepted UMG's bid of e1.6 billion ($2.05 billion) for BMG Music Publishing and will…
The bidding for BMG Music Publishing is heating up: Viacom, Warner Music and Universal Music Group are said to have offered in the neighborhood of E1.5 billion (about $1.9 billion) for the biz, which…
It's a confident band with clear mastery of its elements that can switch effortlessly between crowd-pleasing funk-punk and free-wheeling jams. At their first hometown gig in several years, guitarist…
First it was European Christians offended by her crucifix stage effects. Now, a planned Sept. 9 soiree in Prague has been canceled as another Madonna perf was caught up in a political tussle over…
MTV's "Video Music Awards" went off with a whisper Thursday. Three-hour kudocast drew 5.76 million overall viewers and dropped 32% from previous-year results in the cabler's target 12-34 demo.
Panic! at the Disco, James Blunt and Kelly Clarkson were the big winners at the 23rd annual MTV Video Music Awards, held Thursday night at Gotham's Radio City Music Hall.