Can bad-boy rapper Eminem succeed where Mariah Carey spectacularly failed last year score a hit record to revive the down-and-out music industry? That is the burning question on the lips of music business honchos converging on Midem, the industry's annual get-together on the French Riviera this weekend. Executives will be praying for fortune to smile on a line-up of superstar releases including Eminem, Christina Aguilera and the King, Elvis Presley, to resuscitate an industry reeling from 2001, the worst year on record. It looks like Elvis is still doing well at the "box-office" for BMG.
Source: Reuters / Updated: Jan 20, 2002