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…
After long delays, European music streaming service Spotify finally launched in the U.S. on Thursday.
"Here's a sentence you're not going to ever hear again: I was on tour in Australia with Iron Maiden when I got a call from Woolite about doing a commercial."
After long delays, Swedish music streaming service Spotify will launch in the U.S. Thursday, the company announced late this afternoon.
Radio conglomerate Clear Channel announced the lineup for its inaugural iHeartRadio Festival on Monday, intended to kickstart the relaunch of its same-named digital service.
Raymond Jones, a keyboardist, songwriter and producer who played in disco group Chic and composed songs for films by Spike Lee, died on July 1 from pneumonia in East Point, Ga. He was 52.
Centered around a highly charged yet rarely articulated rivalry between two adult brothers on an endless Thanksgiving pub crawl, this film seems unlikely to advance beyond festivals.
MGM has recruited Lori Silfen to serve as the studio's senior VP, music, the company announced Thursday.
The jokey title is just about the only thing that's questionable about David Fine's "Salaam Dunk," which offers a sweet, insightful glance at young Iraqi life from the unusual focal point of a…