Of all music criticism's favorite fallacies, few are as entrenched as the notion of superstar succession: that pop icons don't simply evolve and change over time, they are violently usurped, “Golden…
When pop producer Nadir "RedOne" Khayat made Jennifer Lopez the first new signing for his 2101 Records imprint (or as he calls it, "my little baby label") weeks after signing a partnership deal with…
A searing, horrifying, at times starkly beautiful documentary ode to the netherworlds surrounding the U.S.-Mexico barrier.
Perhaps more so than any other facet of the music business, songwriting allows for an endless array of potential entry points, and this year's class of inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame…
The Beatles' recordings became the property of Universal Music Group last year, thanks to the label group's acquisition of EMI's recorded assets, but today UMG added a key additional piece to the…
Apple unveiled its long-rumored radio function, dubbed iTunes Radio, at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on June 10 in San Francisco.
New book featuring archival items reveals nuanced sides of the Duke
This first proper film adaptation of a Judy Blume novel is effectively tailored to a very specific target viewer.
Scoring for television has always had something of a catchall element to it. Some composers frantically clef away to keep pace with a merciless week-to-week deadline, while others (particularly on…
When David Foster assumed the title of chairman at the Verve Music Group a year and a half ago, some naysayers may have worried that the hiring of a consummate adult-contemporary hitmaker bore bad…
Back before her 1986 breakthrough, "Control," then-teenage Janet Jackson was still mostly known as Michael's Little Sister.