The Recording Academy is partnering with EMI Music for this year's star-studded benefit compilation, "2010 Grammy Nominees," out Jan. 19.
Cheap Trick has been announced as the first headlining attraction at the 2010 South by Southwest Music Festival.
Producer-arranger Willie Mitchell, the architect of a string of R&B hits by Al Green, Ann Peebles, and other Hi Records stars, died Tuesday in a Memphis hospital. He was 81.
Attempting to head scalpers off at the pass, Ticketmaster sold more than 1 million paperless tickets in 2009, the company said Tuesday.
Vic Chesnutt, the paraplegic singer-songwriter whose dark, candid songs dealt with human frailty and mortality, died Friday in Athens, GA. He was 45.
Scottish vocal sensation Susan Boyle continues her stay at the top of the U.S. album chart, as her debut "I Dreamed a Dream" marks its fourth straight week at No. 1.
The Recording Acad announced that several of the top Grammy noms have signed on as performers.
A tangle of factors - many of them technological -- conspired to turn the clock back on the music biz during the decade, and there was naught to cheer in the Aughts.