Ever since the newest generation of pop music critics elevated top 40 producers to the level of auteurs, a cabal of name-brand songsmiths -- Max Martin, Dr. Luke, Stargate -- have become almost as…
There were a plethora of good reasons for Ang Lee to select Mychael Danna to score his adaptation of "Life of Pi," not least of which are the composer's knack for nontraditional approaches and…
Public Enemy, Rush, Heart, Randy Newman, Albert King and Donna Summer round out an eclectic group of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which the Cleveland-based org announced today.
The completion of an arduous multibillion-dollar deal must surely feel like the end of a vicious political campaign; despite exhaustion of all around, there's scarcely time for breath-catching before…
Music streaming site Spotify has surpassed 5 million paying subscribers, with a million of them in the U.S., the company announced at a splashy press conference in New York today.
Apple's iTunes Store is launching in 56 new territories, with Russia, India, South Africa and Turkey among the larger newcomers.
As a congressional committee prepares to hold its first hearings on the Internet Radio Fairness Act, performance rights orgs ASCAP, BMI and SESAC, as well as the Nashville Songwriters Assn. Intl.…
Dance music may be years away from staging its own version of Live Aid, but superstar Dutch DJ Tiesto is making some headway toward that goal this weekend, launching a series of benefit projects in…
Alex Ebert, the flamboyant singer and songwriter for L.A. indie rock band Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, has been tapped by director J.C. Chandor to score "All Is Lost."
Justin Bieber won big at Sunday's American Music Awards, picking up three honors including artist of the year.
If you live in the U.S., you may be surprised to learn that Kylie Minogue released an album last week.