A page of music industry history was written Tuesday as Dutch-owned Polygram Records confirmed the acquisition of Motown Records for $ 301 million plus assumption of an additional $ 24 million in…
The Billboard album chart has become Virgin territory. Virgin Records America is celebrating the news that three of its current releases are in the album chart's top 10 for next week.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America said Monday that Russia has finally joined the new world copyright order, with President Boris Yeltsin signing a protective law after years of lobbying.
Hollywood Records has drafted two key executives for its A&R team with the appointment of Bob Pfeifer and Nick Terzo as vice presidents.
Songwriters and music publishers are aligning against Recording Industry Assn. of America-backed legislation that would establish a new digital performance right in sound recordings.
Polygram Records is expected to announce today it has acquired Motown Records for more than $ 300 million. Well-placed sources said the Massachusetts-based investment firm Boston Ventures will cash…
David Simone has been promoted from veep to senior VP of business affairs at Capitol Records.
Four major record companies violated antitrust laws by threatening to withhold business from stores that sell used compact discs, a federal lawsuit claims.
If you weren't lucky enough to catch Oleta Adams' performance last Thursday evening at the Directors Guild of America, run to the nearest record store to pick up her sophomore release, "Evolution,"…
Def American Recordings head Rick Rubin is planning a funeral for Aug. 27, and it promises to be a joyful event.