Contemporary rap and old-school rock duked it out at retail this week, as Jay-Z's "The Blueprint 3" -- ultimately the stanza's No. 1 album -- and the retooled Beatles catalog faced off for sales…
Opening up a new avenue for music promotion, Comedy Central skein "The Colbert Report" will stream full albums by the show's musical guests on its website ColbertNation.com.
Mexican singer-songwriter-producer Juan Gabriel will be honored for his musical and philanthropic achievements as the Latin Recording Academy's 2009 person of the year.
Bob Dylan, whose song catalog includes "When I Paint My Masterpiece," will receive a major exhibition of his canvases at the National Gallery of Denmark (Statens Museum for Kunst) in fall 2010.
A lawsuit filed by several U.S. record labels against producers of Ellen DeGeneres' show alleges that the new "American Idol" co-host's p.m. talker infringed on copyrighted recordings by…
Pierre Cossette, the longtime producer of the Grammy Awards, died Friday of congestive heart failure near his home in St. Anicet, Quebec, Canada. He was 85.
The Beatles faithful were lined up about 25 deep in front of Amoeba Records' Hollywood store at 10 a.m. on Wednesday -- known in fan shorthand as "9-9-09," the release date for the Fab Four's…
Whitney Houston etches her comeback with a No. 1 debut on the national album chart.
In a move designed to raise the profile of one of rap music's venerable brands, Snoop Dogg has been named creative chairman of EMI's Priority Records.
After an online pre-order rush ate up most of the initial pressing of EMI Music's limited-edition collection "The Beatles in Mono," the label is extending the production run of the remastered 13-CD…
Warner Music Group exec VP Kevin Liles is ankling the company.
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