Universal Music's ambition to become the biggest powerhouse in music publishing, as well as in recorded music sales, looks set to be fulfilled.
USA Network and Yahoo have pacted to develop and promote emerging music artists. Deal -- the latest example of networks seeking new ways to limit music-licensing costs -- will have Yahoo using its…
The producers of "American Idol" are singing a new tune, pacting with Fox for what's tentatively being called "The Search for the Next American Band." Skein will mirror the "Idol" format, starting…
The world's largest concert promoter is making its first inroads into the ticketing service biz, which could have repercussions for several major ticketing companies.
R&B performer-songwriter Ne-Yo hit the top slot on the nation's album sales chart in the week ended Sunday, selling 251,000 copies of "Because of You" (Def Jam), according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Elvis Costello is pumping up yet another re-release of his catalog, performing in 10 cities this month and doing a concert that will be streamed on the Web following his appearance on "The Late Show…
Paybox Foxtel has secured rights to Al Gore's Live Earth concert Down Under, the first in a series of events aimed to raise awareness of climate change. July 7 concert in Sydney will feature a…
Warner Music Group lost $27 million, or 19¢ per share, in the three months ended March 31, compared with a loss of $7 million, or 5¢ per share, a year ago.
Vegas, London and the Bible. It's the answer to the question of how Prince plans to spend the bulk of 2007. He will perform 21 shows in London at the O2 Arena beginning Aug. 1.
The 50th Grammy Awards will be held Feb. 10 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, seven months before the Grammy Museum opens at the entertainment complex across the street from the arena. In addition…
Warner Music Group will eliminate 400 positions worldwide over the next year, but keep its headcount about the same as it creates new jobs to bulk up growth areas. The music distrib will announce the…
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