CD sales finished the year 2.4% above 2003, marking the first time this century that music sales have experienced a year-to-year bump. But the big story for the music industry comes from the newer…
Holiday gift certificates were turned in for Eminem, Green Day and Lil Jon albums as the annual post-Christmas slump struck last week.
Warner Music Group has turned to a veteran of the technology research and investment world to oversee all of the company's finance functions, information technology and investor relations.
Ten recording artists will receive Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Awards during this year's Grammy Week.
A host of Brit thesps and legit industryites have received kudos in the Queen's New Year Honors List. They include thesps Anna Massey, who is appointed commander of the British Empire (CBE), and Tom…
Oscar-nominated clarinetist and bandleader Artie Shaw, whose recording of "Begin the Beguine" epitomized the Big Band era, died Thursday at his home in Thousand Oaks. He was 94.
Spain's ruling socialist party is launching a five-point Integrated Government Plan aimed at attacking rampant piracy. Culture Minister Carmen Calvo announced that the government will create an…
Sony Corp. of America has upped Phil Wiser to chief technology officer and put him atop two new divisions charged with coordinating company's strategy in digital media, where it has so far been a…
Eminem's "Encore" enjoyed an encore last week, returning to the top of the Nielsen SoundScan chart of the nation's bestselling albums. "Encore," which had been No. 1 a month ago, saw a 36% increase…
Don Was, who became a superstar producer after the breakup of his Detroit funk band Was (Not Was), begged for a little forgiveness early in a short set -- "This is only our second gig in 14 years,"…
Prince's 96-show tour, the largest he has ever done, was the year's top earner, pulling in $87.4 million, according to industry tracker Pollstar. Celine Dion's 154-date stand at the Colosseum at…