A host of rights to "Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends," a docu about the legendary American singer, have been sold to television and homevid. Clint Eastwood-produced doc features Eastwood…
George Tillman Jr. will direct a biopic of hip-hip artist Notorious B.I.G. for Fox Searchlight, while Sean "Diddy" Combs has boarded to exec produce.
Chinese auds won't be seeing "Rush Hour 3" on the bigscreen, thanks to a decision last week by government censors, but that doesn't mean the pic won't be popping up soon on other screens all over the…
An honest accident, or corporate censorship? That question dogged AT&T last week when rock band Pearl Jam yowled that the telecom giant and Internet service provider had bleeped lyrics critical of…
Tony Wilson, the Factory Records founder portrayed in the film "24 Hour Party People" who put Manchester, England, on the map as "Madchester" with such acts as Joy Division, the Happy Mondays and New…
A battle between Universal Music and viral-video startup Veoh spilled into the public last week when Veoh filed a pre-emptive motion seeking judicial approval of its online-video practices.
Universal Music Group has now become the second major label to start selling its songs online without copy protection, but Apple isn't invited to the party.
On Aug. 8, the protean musician Benny Carter would have been 100 years old. Apparently, he intended to be around for that day but fell short by five years. The Hollywood Bowl nevertheless went ahead…
Chicago rapper Common scored the first top record of his long career as his Geffen disc "Finding Forever" notched 155,000 sales in its first week out, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Warner Music Group said Tuesday its fiscal third-quarter loss widened as more people bought digital music, rather than CDs.
Beyonce and Justin Timberlake each nab seven nominations as the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards announce their nominees and performers during a joint TRL telecast from New York and Las Vegas on Tuesday…