Trustees of the Health and Retirement Plans of the American Guild of Musical Artists have changed policy to recognize same-sex marriages.
Keith Naftaly, formerly an A&R exec at J Records and DreamWorks, has been named senior veep of A&R at Sony Music Label Group U.S.
Fox has decided to play with Snoop Dogg, signing the rap star to topline the real-life story of coaching his son's youth league football team and setting up the project at Mandeville Films with David…
Ambling onto the Avalon stage in a plain white shirt and black pants, his face covered by a full beard, Sam Beam, the singer-songwriter who performs under the name Iron and Wine, could be a backwoods…
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Heavy metal guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott and three other people were gunned down at a nightclub Wednesday before a police officer shot the gunman to death.
An employee of the South African Broadcasting Corp. has been arrested on charges of piracy following investigations by the Recording Industry of South Africa and an internal audit by the SABC.
Sony BMG Strategic Marketing has tapped Paula Erickson to oversee all master licensing within the television, film, commercial and merchandise areas.
The rap-rock "mash-up" -- in which tracks from two artists are mixed together to create new songs -- between Jay-Z and Linkin Park sold 368,000 copies in its debut as the previous week's rookies saw…
MTV has picked up another season of reality series "Laguna Beach -- The Real Orange County" and ordered a slate of "MTV Ultimate Mash-Up" specs.
Shawn Carter, known to most as the superstar rapper Jay-Z, has been appointed president and CEO of Def Jam Recordings. He will continue to run Roc-A-Fella, the label he started with Damon Dash and…