In a decision that could have wide implications for the entertainment industry in Canada, the country's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Internet service providers do not have to pay royalties to…
Led by Janet Jackson, Beyonce, OutKast and Alicia Keys, Black Entertainment TV's fourth annual "BET Awards" averaged 5.6 million viewers over two hours on Tuesday to become the highest-rated show in…
There was an odd mix of hubris and reverence in the air around Merkin Hall, where a slew of acoustic performers gathered to pay homage to Bob Dylan -- or more specifically, celebrate the 30th…
The exec board of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada has endorsed John Kerry for president, citing his stances on labor and economic issues affecting musicians.
Newmarket has acquired worldwide rights to Don Argott's docu "Rock School," which follows a group of Philadelphia kids learning to become rock stars from a failed performer (Paul Green) with a…
At the half-way mark of the year, the beleaguered music industry has something to smile about: Sales are up 19.8 million units -- about 7% -- from last year's midway point and digital downloads are…
No Doubt's 85-minute show was a constant blur of Gwen Stefani and bandmates racing about the large stage as they played a hits-filled set that also included a few cover tunes. Exciting renditions of…
The Sundance Institute has selected the six participants for the seventh annual Sundance Institute Composers Lab.
Warner Music Group Germany is selling its 51% share in home entertainment outfit Warner Vision to its partner in the joint venture, Teutonic film distrib Splendid Medien.
Danny Strick has been named president of Sony/ATV Music Publishing U.S.
Jewel will be the first major-label artist to participate in Clear Channel's Instant Live operation, which makes available recordings of concerts immediately after their conclusion.