Music companies, already battered by the ongoing sea change in listeners' purchasing habits, are facing a new investigation from New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer. Word spread over Christmas…
Great American Country and Grand Ole Opry have signed a multi-year agreement that extends GAC's broadcast rights of "Grand Ole Opry Live."
ASCAP will present the "I Create Music" Expo on April 20 - 22 at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel.
Free peer-to-peer sharing of music and movies on the Internet could become legal in Gaul in the wake of an early-morning vote Thursday that followed heated debate. The amendment is attached to a…
Born to crime solve. The Jan. 8 episode of CBS' "Cold Case" will feature nine Bruce Springsteen songs from the 1980s that tie in to the skein's plotline. Springsteen rarely allows his songs to be…
Cyndi Lauper will make her Broadway debut in the Roundabout Theater Company's new musical production of "The Threepenny Opera." Lauper, who will play Jenny, will be replacing Edie Falco, who was…
Oz radio network Austereo and music conglom Sony BMG have pacted to start the first Aussie online music channel. Dubbed Crank TV, venture is set to launch in February with a one-hour looped program…
Proof that albums just aren't selling like they used to, the RIAA certified 95 albums multiplatinum -- more than 2 million copies shipped -- in 2005, a drop of 32 certifications from the year before.
The potency of the "American Idol" franchise is on display this week, as the arrival of Bo Bice's debut at No. 4 means albums from three finalists are sitting pretty in the top 10. Bice sold 227,000…
WEA Corp., Warner Music Group's sales and distribution company, has been reorganized with "a more cohesive management structure," according to WEA chief exec-prexy John Esposito. WEA will be divided…