During the sixth Jazz in July concert series at the 92nd Street Y, an eclectic gathering of prominent pianists graced the concert stage in what turned out to be a modestly reverent testimony to the…
Microsoft's decision to enter the digital entertainment market with its Zune brand players and software this fall will turn a lot of its partners into competitors.
Paramount Pictures is expected to announce that former Miramax Films motion picture music prexy Randy Spendlove is joining the studio as exec VP of music and creative affairs. He would replace John…
Helmers Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck's documentary "Dixie Chicks -- Shut Up and Sing" will world preem as a Gala Presentation at the 31st Toronto Film Festival, the first time the fest has given…
Fans of the Rolling Stones no longer need to buy a ticket to see the band live in concert. For the remainder of their "A Bigger Bang" tour, fans can access a Stones' show through new technology…
Sharman Networks, partner company of the formerly dominant peer-to-peer application Kazaa, has reached a global settlement with the entertainment biz that will see it pay record companies $115…
While Duncan Sheik is spreading his wings in the musical theater with "Spring Awakening," he's sticking to one note in his concert persona. Sheik sells his music and personality as a commodity -…
After weeks of EMI saying a Warner Music acquisition might still be on, it's off. In the wake of a European court two weeks ago ordering a review of the Sony BMG merger, EMI said it's calling off any…
Vivendi posted a 5.2% hike Thursday in first half-year revenues to E9.6 billion ($12.2 billion), with second-quarter revs up 4.8% to $6.2 billion.
On a slow week for music sales, the 22nd edition of the hits compilation "Now That's What I Call Music" held on to the No. 1 slot for a second sesh, selling 207,000 copies in the week ended Sunday.
Management company the Firm has taken the first step in staffing its fledgling music label, hiring Lori Rischer to oversee all radio and marketing activities for the label's artists.