Arista Records, Warner Bros., Capitol and UMG are suing a Russian-based musical downloading service, claiming its sites are providing songs to consumers without the labels' permission.
Battling British web ITV1 hopes Simon Cowell can provide the answer to its summer ratings woes. ITV, which earlier this week inked an exclusive three-year contract with Cowell worth a record £20…
MTV Networks Europe and execs at Brainpool TV agreed Wednesday on a management buyout of the latter, one of Germany's most successful format producers.
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.
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.
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.
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…