Mary Jo Mennella, senior VP-general manager of 20th Century Fox's music department, is ankling her position to create a music asset management firm focusing on independent music publishing and…
It may be harder for critics to call the NFL the No-Fun League this season. Org has engineered a deal with the Rolling Stones to create a seasonlong promotional campaign for ABC's "Monday Night…
The Federal Communications Commission will investigate Sony BMG's recent settlement with New York state authorities over the conglom's radio promotion practices to see if any federal payola laws were…
It could have been 1982 for all that's changed about Devo. While Devo has stood still, time has caught up to them, and the once grimly futuristic aspects of the band are now grimly contemporary. "We…
Of all the unpredictable directions Yo-Yo Ma's career has taken, the Silk Road Project looked like the most potentially important one. Now, seven years into the project, it could be the most popular.
Ibrahim Ferrer, the distinguished 78 year old front man of the Buena Vista Social Club band, died August 6 in Havana, Cuba. Ferrer fell ill last week after returning to Havana from a month-long…
Leading opera director Francesca Zambello is set to helm her first feature, "The Legend of Pork Pie," a musical fantasy from indie producer Daniel Bigel's recently established L.A. production company.
It was hot, it was muddy, it was loud -- and eventually folks realized it was historic. Woodstock, which took place 31 years ago next week, went on to define a generation.
Apple has launched its iTunes Music Store in what may be the toughest market yet: Japan.
Record biz publicity maven Sherry Ring has been tapped senior VP of publicity for RCA Records, where she will oversee media campaigns for the label's artists.
Warner Music Group reported a wider quarterly loss, but its shares rose nearly 7% Tuesday due to higher revenue from digital music and strong sales by Rob Thomas and Green Day.