Entercom, one of Eliot Spitzer's biggest targets in the payola scandal, has settled with the New York State Attorney General's office, agreeing to pay $4.25 million and make a number of reforms.
Steve Schnur, Electronic Arts' worldwide executive of music and marketing, has been named chair of the Grammy Foundation. Schnur has been a board member for two years.
Nas, the Gotham rapper who's released eight albums in 12 years, debuted at No. 1 this week with "Hip Hop Is Dead" (Def Jam), according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The price of a signed Beatles album just went up. "Meet the Beatles," signed by all four members of the group, sold for $115,228, which is believed to be a record for an album.
Carl Blaze, a popular DJ on New York's hip-hop Power 105.1 radio station, died on Saturday at Harlem Hospital Center after being shot 13 times on Dec. 7. He was 30.
Paul McCartney is taking a trip to yesterday. The former Beatle will be music director of a stage play based on his life growing up in Liverpool, according to the London Sunday Telegraph.
Every night James Brown went onstage, at some point he would drop to his knees, stare at the ground and ask in his distinctively harsh voice for the audience's permission to scream.
London Eye: Forget the Arctic Monkeys, Lily Allen, the phenomenon of TV's "X Factor" or the comeback of Take That. The biggest event in British rock 'n' pop this year was the "new" Beatles album…
Universal Music moved a step closer to winning approval for its acquisition of BMG Music Publishing after the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission gave the green light for the takeover.
On the heels of settlements with the states of California and Texas, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has agreed to pay $4.25 million to 39 other states to resolve investigations into computer problems…