| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Universal Music Group announced Friday that Jody Gerson, currently co-president of Sony/ATV Publishing, will be appointed as the chairman and CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group on Jan. 1, 2015.
She will replace Zach Horowitz, who has decided to step...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:19 PM
TouchTunes Interactive Networks, a digital jukebox company that lets customers pick songs they want to hear in restaurants and bars, is exploring a sale that could fetch roughly $500 million, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
| Jun 6, 2014
The San Francisco scene spawned The Steve Miller Band and the rock band Journey, who from 1976-82 each sold more than 20 million albums and together had nearly 20 Top 10 hits, many of which still are popular nearly 40......
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:30 AM
In one sense, Tuesday's release of the complete mono catalog of the Beatles on vinyl LPs is the most technologically ambitious attempt yet to take what is arguably the most significant body of recorded music in the pop era and do … absolutely...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw (seven nominations), and Keith Urban (six nominations) lead the pack of nominees at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The following is a complete list of nominees:
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| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Disney Interactive and music-video website Vevo have united to present what they call "family friendly" video experiences.
With the latest partnership, Disney will feature selections from Vevo’s catalog of more than 50,000 music videos on its...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Warner Music Group has acquired Gala Records, the oldest privately owned music label in Russia, the company said Monday, marking its first wholly owned presence in Russia.
Gala was founded in 1988 by Alexander Blinov and currently represents artists...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Berlin music publisher BMG says it has made a publishing and services agreement with the Rolling Stones, marking the first time in 40 years the rock band has appointed an outside music publisher.
This agreement comes as the Stones are celebrating the...
| Sep 7, 2013
Fifty years ago, Sept. 12, 1963, was a Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. Young people were listening to "My Boyfriend's Back" by the Angels. J.D. Salinger's "Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour, An Introduction," had recently been published....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Warner Music Group Corp. has tapped Bart Cools to lead its electronic dance music strategy as it pushes to take advantage of the growing EDM genre.
Cools, a key architect of EDM star David Guetta's dramatic rise, will hold the newly created position...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:35 AM
As rock groups go, tribute bands are low on the totem pole. No record deals, no radio play, no respect from rock critics. Their fans, if they have any, tend to like them not for who they are, but for who they pretend to be.
The Fab Faux rise above their...