Taking over a leadership role at a record company will never be a drama-free proposition, but the path of succession followed by new Disney Music Group topper Ken Bunt has thus far been so smooth, it…
For someone who has yet to release a proper album, 21-year-old Harlem rapper-singer Azealia Banks has stirred up quite an impressive amount of trouble over the past year.
It's difficult to find two artists who shaped the course of hip-hop-era R&B more than Mary J. Blige and D'Angelo, and it's just as tough to find two artists whose careers have diverged more widely…
The voyage of the Kon-Tiki was one of the greatest DIY experiments of the 20th century, proving that six young scientists, using primitive technology and sheer foolhardy belief, could traverse the…
Mariah Carey was the guest of honor at the BMI Urban Music Awards, collecting the org's Icon award, while Andrew "Pop" Wansel and a host of Cash Money Records denizens claimed top honors during…
An overlong Northern British heist caper with a wildly uneven tone and a needlessly scrambled narrative, but it suggests a higher intelligence beneath, waiting to flower down the road.
Joe South, the Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and session musician who penned such hits as "Games People Play" and "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," died Wednesday in Buford, Ga. He was 72.
Nation's music supervisors embrace the challenge of doing more with less
When seminal rock and roll lyricist Jerry Leiber died in August of last year, it put an end to a songwriting partnership with Mike Stoller that had spanned 61 years, one long-running Broadway revue…
Performing rights org ASCAP has tapped Elizabeth Matthews to become its new top legal eagle, naming her exec VP and general counsel, the org announced on Wednesday.
CBS' longtime music placement maestro Amy Osler was promoted to senior vice president of music on Tuesday, studio prexy David Stapf announced.