Warner Music Group has named high-profile showbiz analyst Jill Krutick senior VP for investor relations and corporate development as the Edgar Bronfman-led company prepares to go public.
In the burgeoning "livetronica" scene, bands create club music with instruments, improvising to replicate the DJ experience with a live band. There are the New Deal, which create the pounding beats…
In the last few years, records from an impressive stream of important femme Brazilian singers -- Bebel Gilberto, Rosa Passos, Luciana Souza -- have revitalized a number of strains of Brazilian music…
While Kafka's Gregor Samsa awakes one morning to discover he has been turned into a giant cockroach, in the stop-time animations of Ladislaw Starewicz, the opposite seems to have happened: Beetles…
Karen Akers, the lean and lovely club diva, considered labeling her new program "Love Songs -- GET OVER IT!" Under the wise counseling of associates, she submitted to the all-inclusive title of "When…
EMI Music Publishing has licensed the complete catalog of songs written by Cat Stevens in a long-term global deal. The deal covers about 200 songs, reaching from his earliest hits ("Wild World,"…
Universal Music network IMF: The International Music Feed is set to launch on EchoStar sometime today after a New York judge issued a temporary injunction forcing the satcaster to air the channel.
Sean Combs has officially sold half of his Bad Boy Records to Warner Music Group for approximately $30 million. Combs will continue to serve as CEO. Deal, expected since early February, will continue…
UPN has set Tuesday, May 17, as the delivery date for its new Britney Spears-Kevin Federline reality skein.
Talkshows could soon be getting a face lift from ... Fred Durst. The Limp Bizkit front man has teamed with reality producers Bischoff-Hervey Entertainment and Scott Sternberg for "My Life With Fred…
Russell Simmons, who founded Def Jam Records 21 years ago with Rick Rubin and brought the world Run-DMC, Beastie Boys and LL Cool J, has formed a 50/50 joint label with Island Def Jam Music Group.