Even though it's thoroughly enjoyable, skillfully made and often thrilling, "Electric Daisy Carnival Experience" is ultimately undercut by its unwillingness to confront the volatile dramas lurking…
Eugene "Gene" McDaniels, a singer, songwriter and producer whose half-century career spawned such oft-covered hits as "Feel Like Makin' Love" and "Compared to What," died July 29 in his home in…
After a rough date in Dallas on Friday, the Kings of Leon have cancelled the remaining 28 shows on their U.S. tour, the band announced today.
After business on Hollywood Blvd. was disrupted by a near-riot outside Grauman's Chinese Theater on Wednesday evening, authorities are weighing charges while film promoters and participants in the…
While the waiting is over, the hard work may just be beginning for Spotify in the U.S.
An inquest into the death of British soul singer Amy Winehouse has been adjourned after an autopsy proved inconclusive, London's Metropolitan Police said on Monday.
A major concert commemorating the life of Michael Jackson will be held on Oct. 8 at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium, members of Jackson's family announced this morning.
By STEVEN GAYDOS In the early part of this new century, I was based in London and there was an amazing new musical act just breaking out. Over the phone between L.A. and London, my longtime Variety…
Fast-growing social-media music site Turntable.fm has signed a licensing deal with performing rights org ASCAP, the group announced on Wednesday.
A coalition of more than 30 artists, two major-league sports teams and a host of venues and management companies has launched the nonprofit group Fans First Coalition, which aims to combat ticket…