Statistically speaking, times have rarely been better to be part of an indie label. With half of last year's Grammy nominations (not to mention the last four album of the year Grammy winners) going…
Reversing part of a decision that had sparked fierce protests at the last Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy has restored its Latin jazz category, as well as making several other additions, the org…
Bob Welch, the singer-guitarist who spent several years as a member of Fleetwood Mac before launching a solo career, died Thursday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 66.
Singer Herb Reed, the last surviving member of early R&B and rock 'n' roll stalwarts the Platters, died in Boston on Monday after a period of failing health. He was 83.
Among the plethora of initiatives that aim to make the Xbox console a center of home entertainment, Microsoft unveiled its new Xbox Music service at E3 on Monday.
Anastasia Brown opens door for tunesmiths to pitch
Perhaps the best that can be said for the years-in-the-works "Men in Black 3" is that its prolonged, difficult development rarely leaves visible scars on the finished product.
The scene at the Newman Scoring Stage on the 20th Century Fox Lot last week might have seemed a familiar one on the surface: a Prague-born, English-accented composer was conducting a 50-piece…
Ester Dean, Benny Blanco and Pitbull won big at the 60th annual BMI Pop Awards Tuesday night, with all three taking home songwriter of the year honors for penning five of the performing rights org's…
Adam "MCA" Yauch, the rapper, musician, activist, filmmaker and film distributor who founded pioneering hip-hop trio the Beastie Boys, as well as indie film distrib company Oscilloscope Laboratories…
Last week, Kiss co-founder and frontman Paul Stanley was busy preparing for an upcoming co-headlining tour with Motley Crue, just after putting the final touches on the group's studio record…