November 4, 1994 |
Harry Nilsson told stories through his song lyrics, whether about a dog named Arrow or how 1 is the loneliest number that you'll ever do. As for the late singer-songwriter's own life story, it ended at Chapter 11 in the files of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Los Angeles. Needless to say, there was no happy ending.
August 26, 1994
Total album and single sales of CDs and cassettes for the week ended Aug. 21, compared to week-ago and year-ago levels, in millions of units sold: Latest week: Albums: 11.3 Singles: 2.2 Week-ago: Albums: 10.6 Singles: 2.1 Year-ago: Albums: 10.4 Singles: 2.
January 18, 1996 |
Death Row Records to Release New Tupac Shakur CD: Rapper Tupac Shakur's new, expletive-laced "All Eyes on Me" double-CD will be released Feb. 13 by Death Row/Interscope Records, the Westwood-based record label that Time Warner Inc. dumped last year after a controversy over explicit lyrics.
April 11, 2002 |
Battling an abysmal music marketplace, Universal Music Group in the last week has captured seven of the top 10 best-selling albums on the nation's pop chart. This year, the Vivendi Universal division accounts for an estimated 28% of new music sales, far outpacing its four major competitors at a time when executives say sales are suffering from a dearth of hit acts and increasing digital piracy. Last year, music sales industrywide had their first year-to-year decline in at least a decade.
May 17, 2000
Realtor.com, a division of Thousand Oaks-based Homestore.com, has tapped Steve Ozonian as president and Jeff Travelstead as chief operating officer of the online real estate site. * Steve Wynne, former president and chief executive of Adidas America Inc., was named chairman and chief executive of Eteamz.com, a Los Angeles-based online sports network. Eteamz.com founder and former CEO Brian Johnson will become president.
January 12, 1994 |
In a move that had been expected for months, Atlantic Records on Tuesday officially named Danny Goldberg its president. The move has been one of the music industry's worst-kept secrets since word that it was coming first leaked out last fall. Goldberg, 43, plans to relocate to New York next week. "My main goal is to not screw up what already is a very strong and healthy company," Goldberg said in an interview. Atlantic is part of Time Warner's Warner Music Group.