Carl Smith, the smooth country baritone who recorded a lengthy run of hits for Columbia Records in the '50s, died Saturday in Franklin, TN, the Nashville Tennessean reported. He was 82.
Singer-songwriter Bobby Charles, who authored hits like Fats Domino's "Walking to New Orleans," died Jan. 14 at his home in Abbeville, LA. He was 71.
"Glee" star Matthew Morrison has signed a worldwide recording contract with Universal Music Group's Mercury Records.
Singer Teddy Pendergrass, the R&B love man whose chart-topping career was slowed but not stopped by a devastating car accident, died Wednesday. He was 59.
Over-the-top Memphis garage rocker Jay Reatard died in his sleep Wednesday morning. He was 29.
Tyro singer Ke$ha snapped Susan Boyle's six-week run at No. 1 as her debut album "Animal" roared to the top of the U.S. album chart.
Widening its online offerings, Warner Music Group has pacted with member-based digital download service eMusic to sell tracks from its catalog.
In an ironic twist to a bitter legal dispute, Bluebeat.com -- the Web site sued by EMI Music and shuttered in November after it offered digital downloads of tracks by the Beatles for 25 cents apiece…