RIAJ Appoints Kobayashi To Board

RIAJ Appoints Kobayashi To Board

Toshio Kobayashi has been named to the board of directors of Japanese labels group the Recording Industry Assn. of Japan (RIAJ).
Tuned In: Radio

Tuned In: Radio

Emmis Communications settles its indecency fines with the FCC and agrees to institute a plan to prevent future violations. Read Marc Schiffman's column.
Run-DMC, Tupac Among VH1 Hip Hop Honorees

Run-DMC, Tupac Among VH1 Hip Hop Honorees

Run-DMC, Public Enemy, Tupac Shakur, KRS-One, Sugar Hill Gang, DJ Kool Herc, Rock Steady Crew, DJ Hollywood and the Graffiti Movement will be the honorees at the inaugural VH1 Hip Hop Honors.
Bravo Eyeing Bobby Brown Reality Show

Bravo Eyeing Bobby Brown Reality Show

NBC-owned cable outlet Bravo is in negotiations with Bobby Brown for a reality series about the singer's troubled life. Sources say the deal is not final because of haggling over how much of a presence Brown's wife, pop star Whitney Houston, would have in the program.
The Beat

The Beat

Leeza Gibbons creates a compilation to benefit two charities dedicated to helping those afflicted with memory diseases. Read Melinda Newman's column.
Alejandro Fernández

Alejandro Fernández

Long considered one of the signature voices of traditional ranchera music, the artist is making a bdi for crossover appeal with the Sept. 7 release of his Sony Discos album "A Corazón Abierto" (With an Open Heart).
Shyne

Shyne

Second album from imprisoned MC mostly lives up to high expectations.

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