Satirical rappers, "Saturday Night Live" skitmakers and filmmaking threesome the Lonely Island (comprising Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer) have a long history enticing big-name stars…
Songwriter and composer Lee Pockriss, whose varied career involved composing for Broadway literary adaptations, Perry Como, bubblegum novelty singers and "Sesame Street," died in Bridgewater, Conn.…
As film and TV licensing become increasingly important to musicians' careers, Leverage Management boss Stephen Levinson has teamed up with legendary music producer Rick Rubin and A&R men Michael…
Mounting a belated challenge to Apple's dominance of the digital music retail market through iTunes, search giant Google unveiled its full music service, dubbed Google Music, at a press conference in…
The latest in a blitz of 2011 releases from mumblecore auteur Joe Swanberg, "The Zone" contains little to entice neophytes into his fold.
Continuing the ongoing exec exchange between Sony and Universal Music Group labels, former Jive Records exec Peter Thea will join UMG as exec VP of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam.
Music streaming service MOG will be available in 2011 model BMW and Mini vehicles, the company announced Tuesday, making it the first to launch on-demand music integration into cars
Much like Kristen Wiig's protagonist in Paul Feig's blockbuster, the odds on "Bridesmaids" making it to the stage on the big night seem kinda iffy.
When it was first announced, Adam Sandler's gender-bending twin comedy "Jack and Jill" seemed something like an advanced act of Internet trolling, and the actual film certainly lives down to…
Rapper and actor Dwight Arrington Myers, better known as Heavy D, who served as the leader of popular 1990s hip-hop group Heavy D & the Boyz, died Tuesday in Los Angeles after being hospitalized with…
It's been a busy week in the digital music sphere, and as usual for the arena, recent developments have lead some to vastly different conclusions.