Jon Lord, the keyboardist, organist and composer best known as a key founding member of heavy metal forefathers Deep Purple, died on Monday in London after suffering from pancreatic cancer. He was 71.
The boy-band concept is a model that can't be kept out of the pop music conversation forever, and after a decade-long fallow period, teenage Brits One Direction and the Wanted launched a full-on…
Brazilian music legend Caetano Veloso has been named the Latin Recording Academy's 2012 Person of the Year.
Spin Media, the parent company of music magazine Spin, has been acquired by digital media company Buzz Media, the company announced Tuesday.
Oliver Stone, whose "Savages" opens wide today, has demonstrated an omnivorous taste in composers over his career, having employed everyone from standard-bearers Ennio Morricone and John Williams to…
Pop princess Katy Perry is the closest thing to a human cartoon the music business has produced since Kiss.
Music streaming service MOG has been acquired by Beats Electronics, the headphone and speaker company founded by rap legend Dr. Dre and Interscope-Geffen-A&M chairman Jimmy Iovine.
ASCAP feted Trevor Rabin amid a host of screen composers at its 27th annual Film and Television Music Awards, which took place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Hollywood on Thursday.
Concert giant Live Nation Entertainment has acquired electronic dance music promoter Hard Events. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Continuing to expand its reach through cross-media partnerships, music streaming service Spotify announced a global content distribution and promotion deal with Yahoo! on Tuesday
Spotlighting a quartet of furiously committed performances, and burnished by vivid, atmospheric lensing, Joshua Sanchez's "Four" assembles a strikingly impressive facade, though its source material…