A joker no longer, Steve Miller is setting up shop as artist in residence this fall at the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music, according to the singer-guitarist's label…
EMI Group's balance sheet improved in the fiscal year ended March 30, as the financially troubled U.K. music company announced revenues up 5.2% to $2.6 billion over fiscal 2009 in an annual report…
Eminem's "Recovery" reclaimed the No. 1 spot on the U.S. album chart last week, as four new releases popped into the top 10.
Soundtracks a Go Go: Soundtrack albums were making a lot of noise near the top of the U.S. album chart this week. Sony's "Eat, Pray, Love" set, already a chart item thanks to heavy merchandising at…
Back catalog is often called the backbone of the record industry, and it showed plenty of spine in 2010.
The Dangerous Minds blog (sampled today, somewhat selectively, by The Daily Swarm) has dipped into Windy City artist and student of the arcane Plastic Crimewave's "The Secret History of Chicago…
For a third year, the Recording Academy will unveil the Grammy nominations with an hourlong concert special on CBS.
It always comes as a shock to learn that a film released in one's own lifetime is in need of restoration. But that's the case for Tony Silver's 1983 documentary "Style Wars." The picture was among…
There is some insight and a good deal of pure hooey in historian and Princeton prof Sean Wilentz's book "Bob Dylan in America," which Doubleday is publishing a couple of weeks hence. The New Yorker…
Sheryl Crow continues to work her recent album "100 Miles From Memphis" hard, and she's taking her promotional efforts to some unexpected places. The vocalist — seen here singing the national anthem…