"Hairspray" was the big winner on the Nielsen SoundScan chart this week. Soundtrack to the New Line pic sold 101,000 copies, pushing it from No. 4 to No. 2.
The publisher of Eminem's music has filed a federal lawsuit against computer giant Apple Inc. for selling downloads of his songs without permission.
The record company of Coldplay and Norah Jones has been sold to private equity.
Korn's untitled 8th album comes on the heels of their "MTV Unplugged" CD and their foray into more electronic textures on 2005's "See You on the Other Side."
Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville's bracingly impressive docu "Respect Yourself" makes a great case for Stax Records as the greatest soul label ever.
Little, Brown has scored world English-language rights (outside the U.K.) to the memoir of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards.
Former MTV exec Rob Barnett is launching a content site, pacting with "The Simpsons" vet Harry Shearer and comedy helmer David Wain for the inaugural slate.
Drew Barrymore, who helped kickstart the '80s revival with her turn in "The Wedding Singer," will exec produce "Clash of the Music Videos," a music-video competition show for VH1.
Move over, Diane Warren, Kara DioGuardi is on a roll. When she shared BMI's songwriter of the year honors in May, it only solidified her rep as one of the decade's top tunesmiths.
A tribute to Ahmet Ertegun will take place tonight at the Egyptian Theater. Performers including Stevie Nicks, Phil Ramone, Diane Warren and Solomon Burke will gather to salute the Atlantic Records…
In 1999, before the music industry paradigm had begun its radical shift, CAA made a prescient move and approached the VP of marketing at San Diego promoter Bill Silva Presents with the notion of…