Online media company CNET Networks is re-launching MP3.com, which it acquired from Vivendi Universal in December, as a portal for news and information about the proliferation of digital music stores.
Composer Lalo Schifrin will be honored at the Cannes Film Festival and by the French performing rights org Sacem for contributions to music and film.
In what is likely his last performance in the congressional hot seat, outgoing Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Jack Valenti Thursday labeled piracy a national security threat and implored a…
German music web Onyx TV will be closing this fall, to be replaced by a documentary channel.
"Lennon" will arrive on Broadway in late March 2005. Formerly known as "The John Lennon Project," the new biotuner is coming off a successful reading last month.
Commenting that the heat wave baking L.A. created the perfect climate for her perf -- "This is an evening of torch songs" -- singer-songwriter Sam Phillips added that torch could be short for torture…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America's latest legal dragnet aimed at curbing online music piracy caught 69 individuals using university Internet connections to swap songs illegally.
By counting the CDs handed out at shows on his current tour, Prince posted his highest-selling week in the SoundScan era. However, he landed at No. 3 behind Usher and the debut week for Mario Winans'…
Sony Music's licensing division has set up a Web site to provide potential partners with access to its entire library of more than 100 years worth of music.
Digital music store MusicNet is making its first move into what many in its space have identified as one of the biggest potential markets: college campuses.
Universal Music Group chief Doug Morris is predicting the company could boost its market share by 4% this year. Morris and several UMG execs spoke to analysts in London on the first leg of a…