The lavish program booklet for the Playboy Jazz Festival always opens with an essay called Coda, a roll call of nearly all the greats and near-greats who passed away in the past year. This year's…
Two of the biggest technology companies in the world spent the past week demonstrating how nicely they want to play in Hollywood.
It's a long way from pop Svengali to popped fugitive. Or is it? Former boy-band impresario Lou Pearlman was arrested in Indonesia June 14, charged with felony bank fraud, just days after items from…
The struggling Sanctuary Group, a music management and label based in London, was purchased Friday by Universal Music Group for $205 million, putting UMG in the artist management biz for the first…
Lou Pearlman, the boy-band mogul of the late 1990s who became a fugitive earlier this year, was expelled by Indonesian authorities Thursday and turned over to the FBI.
The Australian Recording Industry Assn. has announced its list of artists to be included in the 2007 Hall of Fame.
The network of SpongeBob SquarePants and the record label of Shakira are teaming up. Nickelodeon and the Sony Music Label have formed a pact that will see the record label produce and finance…
The movie and music industries have joined a broad coalition calling for a significant increase in federal resources and attention devoted to combating the full range of pirated goods, from DVDs and…
MTV Networks China and Motorola China are launching the "Back to True Music" campaign, aimed at boosting interest in rock music in the country.
Kelly Clarkson's summer tour was canceled Thursday, and immediately, two sides of the story emerged: Clarkson said, "Touring is just too much right now"; the promoter said tickets weren't selling.
A coalition of musicians has been organized to solicit payment for having their performances played on radio -- and the National Assn. of Broadcasters immediately fired back, threatening to fight any…