Napster Heads To U.K.

Napster Heads To U.K.

Napster today (March 3) unveiled plans to enter the U.K. market, the digital-music provider's first official entry point outside North America.
ASCAP Sets Date For Rhythm & Soul Awards

ASCAP Sets Date For Rhythm & Soul Awards

ASCAP's 17th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards will take place June 28 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The ceremony honors the songwriters and publishers of the top ASCAP songs on the R&B/hip-hop, rap and reggae charts in 2003.
Marshall Tucker Band Sets Tour For New Disc

Marshall Tucker Band Sets Tour For New Disc

Veteran Southern country act the Marshall Tucker Band is set to release its first new album in five years -- "Beyond the Horizon" -- May 11 on Ramblin' Records, and will head out on a 21-date trek to support the disc.
Napster Heads To U.K.

Napster Heads To U.K.

Napster today (March 3) unveiled plans to enter the U.K. market, the digital-music provider's first official entry point outside North America.
Disney Splits Chief Roles; Eisner Stays As CEO

Disney Splits Chief Roles; Eisner Stays As CEO

The Walt Disney Co.'s board voted late today (March 3) to split the roles of chairman and chief executive, hours after shareholders delivered a stinging rebuke by withholding 43% of their votes for CEO Michael Eisner's re-election to the board.
Apollo Planning Anniversary Special

Apollo Planning Anniversary Special

The Apollo Theater will celebrate its 70th anniversary with a two-hour NBC-TV special set to air in June, which is Black Music Month. The show tapes March 28 at the venue and doubles as a benefit on behalf of the Apollo Theater Foundation.
Disney Shareholders Withhold Eisner Support

Disney Shareholders Withhold Eisner Support

Michael Eisner faced a rebuke of his leadership of the Walt Disney Co. today (March 3), as 43% of shareholders withheld their support for him in a vote at the company's annual shareholder meeting.

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