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INgrooves Adds E-books, Printed Media to Distribution Platform

San Francisco - Looking to capitalize on the nascent e-book market, digital music and video distribution firm INgrooves announced on Monday the launch of a new...

DOJ Approves Merger of Ticketmaster, Live Nation

Los Angeles - The U.S. Justice Department on Monday approved the proposed merger between Ticketmaster (NASD:  TKTM) and concert promotion giant Live Nation (NYSE:  LYV). Under...

Haiti Benefit Concert to Stream on 30+ Sites, Sell on iTunes

Los Angeles - The "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief" event tonight, hosted by George Clooney and featuring performances from artists including...

Report: Vevo Censoring Music Videos to Attract Sponsors

New York - Vevo, the music video portal joint venture between Sony (NYSE:  SNE) Music, Universal Music and Abu Dhabi Media Company, has begun to censor...

Report: Live Nation May Divest Assets to Win Merger Approval

New York - Concert promotion giant Live Nation (NYSE:  LYV) is mulling the sale of at least some of its venues to rival AEG in a...

Hello Music Gets $4 Million for Web A&R Service

Cannes, France - Hello Music, a new Web-based talent discovery service for musical artists, announced on Friday that it has raised $4 million in funding from...

YouTube Tests Music Discovery and Playlist Creation Tool

San Bruno, Calif. - Google's (NASD: GOOG) YouTube has begun testing a new music discovery and playlist creation tool, NewTeeVee reports. A user enters an artist or song...

Billboard Names Craig Marks as New Editor

New York - Music industry trade publication Billboard announced that it has named Craig Marks as its new editor. Marks was previously the founding editor of...

IFPI Mulling Civil Action Against OiNK P2P Admin

London - While a U.K. court recently acquitted the administrator of BitTorrent site OiNK of charges of "conspiracy to defraud" the recording industry, that industry is...

Comcast in Talks on Streaming Music Service for Cable, ISP

Palo Alto, Calif. - Comcast (NASD: CMCSA), the nation's largest cable TV provider that recently proposed a merger with NBC Universal, is in talks to offer a music...