Popular music

  1. Enz, Hunters Reunite For Oz Hall Of Fame

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Split Enz and Hunters & Collectors were among the honorees who reunited last night (July 14) for performances at the inaugural ARIA Icons: Hall Of Fame event at Melbourne's Regent Theatre. Split Enz and Hunters & Collectors were a ...

  2. Enz, Hunters Reunite For Oz Hall Of Fame

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Split Enz and Hunters & Collectors were among the honorees who reunited last night (July 14) for performances at the inaugural ARIA Icons: Hall Of Fame event at Melbourne's Regent Theatre. Split Enz and Hunters & Collectors were a ...

  3. Curb Nabs Clay Walker

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Country artist Clay Walker has joined the Curb Records artist roster, where he has been assigned to the Curb/Asylum imprint. Walker spent most of his career on Giant Records, switching briefly to sist Country artist Clay Walker has joined the Curb ...

  4. Australia's Little River Band In Court

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Three founding members of '70s Australian AOR band Little River Band will go to court in the United States to dispute a legal challenge over the act's name. Three founding members of '70s Australian AOR band Little River Band will g ...

  5. Australia's Little River Band In Court

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Three founding members of '70s Australian AOR band Little River Band will go to court in the United States to dispute a legal challenge over the act's name. Three founding members of '70s Australian AOR band Little River Band will g ...

  6. Radio Format Flip Provokes Protests In NYC

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT -year-old station switched to 'Jack' June 3. The collective mourning for oldies WCBS-FM New York came to a head June 20 when 100 protesters rallied peacefully in front of owner Infinity’s Manhattan headquarters. The 33-year-old station ...

  7. Capitol Nashville Names COO

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Becci will oversee financial operations. Capitol Records Nashville CFO Tom Becci rises to the position of COO for the label, where he’ll oversee Capitol's financial operations including budget administration and financial planning, as well as ...

  8. ARIA Preps Aussie Hall Of Fame Event

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Record Industry Assn. is establishing for the first time a dedicated ceremony to induct Hall of Fame members. Six acts are expected to be inducted July 14, including '70s and '80 Austr The Australian Record Industry Assn. ...

  9. ARIA Preps Aussie Hall Of Fame Event

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Record Industry Assn. is establishing for the first time a dedicated ceremony to induct Hall of Fame members. Six acts are expected to be inducted July 14, including '70s and '80 Austr The Australian Record Industry Assn. ...

  10. France-bound Ascoli To Launch New Label

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Exec to helm joint-venture imprint with EMI France. Exec to helm joint-venture imprint with EMI France. News ...

  11. 'Mafia' Targets Otto

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Country artist signs with Raybaw. James Otto has exited the Mercury Records roster and signed with Raybaw Records, a Warner Bros. Nashville imprint. Raybaw is headed by Muzik Mafia members Big & Rich and Cory Gierman. Otto is a member of the M ...

  12. Imber Broadens Role At Island Def Jam

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Label veteran to oversee multiple departments. Mitch Imber has been named senior VP of sales and marketing for Island Def Jam Music Group. In his new position, Imber will oversee IDJ's sales, marketing, production, strategic marketing and adm ...

  13. Beats & Rhymes

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After flying high with his 2002 solo debut, "Birdman," Cash Money Records artist/co-CEO Baby returns with his sophomore set, "Fast Money." Read this week's column written by Rashaun Hall. After flying high with his 2002 so ...

  14. Faith Evans

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT By turns playful, sexy, soulful, funky and passionate, Evans showcases the full range of her talents on her most consistent effort yet. By turns playful, sexy, soulful, funky and passionate, Evans showcases the full range of her talents on her mos ...

  15. M.I.A.

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST This debut by the 28-year-old London-based artist is as varied as can be with influences ranging from dancehall, hip-hop, electro, dance and world music. This debut by the 28-year-old London-based artist is as varied as can be with influences rang ...

  16. Bloc Party

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST The fab British foursome infuses elements of disco and funk on one of the best debuts of 2005. The fab British foursome infuses elements of disco and funk on one of the best debuts of 2005. News ...

  17. The Beat

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Interscope exec Martin Kierszenbaum plans to harvest new acts from the new Cherry Tree Records imprint. Read Melinda Newman's column. Interscope exec Martin Kierszenbaum plans to harvest new acts from the new Cherry Tree Records imprint. Read ...

  18. Capitol Names Promotion VP

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Harnen upped following Catino's departure. In the wake of Capitol Records Nashville executive VP Bill Catino's move to Universal Music Group Nashville, Jimmy Harnen has been elevated to VP of promotion at the label. He reports to Capitol ...

  19. The Beat

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Interscope exec Martin Kierszenbaum plans to harvest new acts from the new Cherry Tree Records imprint. Read Melinda Newman's column. Interscope exec Martin Kierszenbaum plans to harvest new acts from the new Cherry Tree Records imprint. Read ...

  20. Beat Box

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST DJ Kaos spins a little funk, disco, electronic and rock into his solo debut, "Hello Stranger." Read Michael Paoletta's column. DJ Kaos spins a little funk, disco, electronic and rock into his solo debut, "Hello Stranger." ...

  21. Uni Motown Ups Kronfeld To GM

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Motown Records Group has promoted Andrew Kronfeld from executive VP to GM. Universal Motown Records Group has promoted Andrew Kronfeld from executive VP to GM. In his new position, New York-based Kronfeld reports to Universal Motown chai ...

  22. Scissor Sisters Cut Up Britain's V Fest.

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Scissor Sisters are confirmed as the first headliner for Britain's popular V Festival, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The Scissor Sisters are confirmed as the first headliner for Britain's popular V Festival, which ...

  23. Ryko-Affiliated MRI Signs Two

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST New York-based label group MRI has entered into a joint-venture with Ropeadope Records. MRI, whose releases are distributed by New York-based Ryko Distribution, has also reached a distribution agreeme LOS ANGELES -- New York-based label group MRI ...

  24. Ryko-Affiliated MRI Signs Two

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST First releases due April 5. New York-based label group MRI has entered into a joint-venture with Ropeadope Records. MRI, whose releases are distributed by New York-based Ryko Distribution, has also reached a distribution agreement with England ...

  25. Higher Ground

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sarah Kelly is Gotee Records' first new artist to receive a Grammy nod. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Sarah Kelly is Gotee Records' first new artist to receive a Grammy nod. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. News Deborah ...

  26. Swedish Biz Slides In 2004

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sweden's pre-recorded music market continued to decline in 2004. Sweden's pre-recorded music market continued to decline in 2004. The value of shipments fell 17.4% from 2003 to 1.1 billion kronor ($160.2 million). Volume of shipments dec ...

  27. Fuse Plans Slate Of New Music Programs

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fuse aims to raise the stakes in the competition among music video networks by investing in more programs and expanding its management team. Fuse aims to raise the stakes in the competition among music video networks by investing in more programs ...

  28. Reunited Oils Lead Oz Tsunami Benefit

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian rockers Midnight Oil will reunite to headline the country's second major fund-raising concert to benefit victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami. Details of the Jan. 29 "Wave Aid" concert at th Australian rockers Midnight Oil ...

  29. Reunited Oils Lead Oz Tsunami Benefit

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian rockers Midnight Oil will reunite to headline the country's second major fund-raising concert to benefit victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami. Details of the Jan. 29 "Wave Aid" concert at th Australian rockers Midnight Oil ...

  30. Kylie Minogue

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Deliciously retro in a mid-'80s Italo-disco kind of way. Deliciously retro in a mid-'80s Italo-disco kind of way. News ...

  31. Sirius Names Promotions VP

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ross Zapin is DreamWorks vet. Sirius Satellite Radio has named Ross Zapin as VP of promotions. New York-based Zapin reports to Sirius president of entertainment and sports Scott Greenstein. Zapin, who was head of rock, modern rock and video promot ...

  32. U.K.'s MMF Elects Summers Chairman

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman of the U.K.'s Music Manager's Forum for a one-year term. He succeeds John Glover, who stepped down from the role. Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman ...

  33. U.K.'s MMF Elects Summers Chairman

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman of the U.K.'s Music Manager's Forum for a one-year term. He succeeds John Glover, who stepped down from the role. Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman ...

  34. Jet Flys Off With Six ARIAs

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With six awards, rock band Jet was the big winner at the 18th Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) Awards, held last night (Oct. 17) at the Sydney Superdome. With six awards, rock band Jet was the big winner at the 18th Australian Record Indust ...

  35. Jet Flies Off With Six ARIAs

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With six awards, rock band Jet was the big winner at the 18th Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) Awards, held last night (Oct. 17) at the Sydney Superdome. With six awards, rock band Jet was the big winner at the 18th Australian Record Indust ...

  36. McFly Builds Buzz With WAP Portal

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. has launched a new mobile-phone entertainment portal for hit British boy band McFly, which the label claims is the country's "first official" artist Wireless Application Protocol Universal Music U.K. has launche ...

  37. McFly Builds Buzz With WAP Portal

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. has launched a new mobile-phone entertainment portal for hit British boy band McFly, which the label claims is the country's "first official" artist Wireless Application Protocol Universal Music U.K. has launche ...

  38. The Indies

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based independent jazz label Cryptogramophone Records, in association with Artistry Music, has inked a distribution pact with New York-based Ryko Distribution for the United States and Can Los Angeles-based independent jazz label Crypt ...

  39. Ciara

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The crunk-n-B princess' first solo flight strongly hints that she is more than just a one-hit wonder. The crunk-n-B princess' first solo flight strongly hints that she is more than just a one-hit wonder. News ...

  40. Mimms Splits As Word Prez

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Malcolm Mimms has exited as president/COO of Nashville-based Christian music company Word Entertainment, a division of Curb/Warner. Prior to joining Word as president in the late '90s, Mimms had a suc Malcolm Mimms has exited as president/COO ...

  41. Rhythm & Blues

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lil' Mo's "Syndicated" will debut on Cash Money Records' new label, Roun'Table Entertainment. Read Gail Mitchell's column. Lil' Mo's "Syndicated" will debut on Cash Money Records' new lab ...

  42. Island Def Jam Ups Mattera

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Larry Mattera has been promoted from VP to senior VP of new media for Island Def Jam Music Group. Mattera will oversee the group's new-media strategy. Larry Mattera has been promoted from VP to senior VP of new media for Island Def Jam Music ...

  43. Island Def Jam Ups Mattera

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New-media exec named senior VP. Larry Mattera has been promoted from VP to senior VP of new media for Island Def Jam Music Group. Mattera will oversee the group's new-media strategy, including content development, online marketing, digital co ...

  44. Jet To Fly Into ARIAs With Seven Noms

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With seven nominations, Jet is the frontrunner heading into the Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) Awards, to be held Oct. 17 at the Sydney SuperDome. With seven nominations, Jet is the frontrunner heading into the Australian Record Industry ...

  45. Jet To Fly Into ARIAs With Seven Noms

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With seven nominations, Jet is the frontrunner heading into the Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) Awards, to be held Oct. 17 at the Sydney SuperDome. With seven nominations, Jet is the frontrunner heading into the Australian Record Industry ...

  46. Koz Plans Eighth Smooth Jazz Christmas

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Saxophonist Dave Koz will reprise his annual Smooth Jazz Christmas tour for the eighth consecutive year, beginning Nov. 26 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Saxophonist Dave Koz will reprise his annual Smooth J ...

  47. Grant, Gill Set Holiday Trek

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Amy Grant and Vince Gill will reprise their annual holiday tour, Simply Christmas with Amy Grant and Vince Gill, on a 15-city trek which begins Dec. 1 at the Pensacola (Fla.) Civic Center. Amy Grant and Vince Gill will reprise their annual holiday ...

  48. Mavis Staples

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mixing contemporary spiritual tunes with soul and R&B, Staples' album is a work of emotional depth that reaffirms her place among the finest singers in modern American music. Mixing contemporary spiritual tunes with soul and R&B, ...

  49. Europe Takes The Cure To No. 1

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Venerable British modern rock staple the Cure makes a triumphant return to the pan-European chart, debuting at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums with its self-titled I Am/Geffen set. The album is the band's fir Venerable British modern rock staple the ...

  50. Europe Takes The Cure To No. 1

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Venerable British modern rock staple the Cure makes a triumphant return to the pan-European chart, debuting at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums with its self-titled I Am/Geffen set. The album is the band's fir Venerable British modern rock staple the ...

Pages