Snoop Dogg and his merry band of hip-hop, R&B and now electronic cohorts packed the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday for the Levi's and Snoop pre-Grammy party, a rousing, special-guest-infused bash to…
When David Foster assumed the title of chairman at the Verve Music Group a year and a half ago, some naysayers may have worried that the hiring of a consummate adult-contemporary hitmaker bore bad…
The Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced its 44th class of inductees, with Aerosmith cleffers Joe Perry and Steven Tyler leading a rock-leaning slate.
New York-based indie publisher Spirit Music has acquired Pete Townshend's interest in his song catalog, which includes many of the Who's hits and his solo work.
Joni Mitchell's Hollywood Bowl program came through as subdued, relaxed and even melancholic ambience.
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.
Music producer and songwriter Sami McKinney died of cardiac arrest Feb. 8 in Los Angeles. He was 50.
Grammy-winning arranger and record producer Arif Mardin, who was behind sounds as diverse as the Bee Gees' falsetto and Norah Jones' debut album, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at his New York City…
Lightning Entertainment, the newly launched sales and distribution company helmed by Richard Guardian, has acquired international distribution rights in all media to the new music documentary and…
Performers: Arrested Development, Patti Austin, Tony Bennett, Peabo Bryson, Cirque Du Soleil, Eric Clapton, George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars, Natalie Cole, Billy Ray Cyrus & the Sly Dog Band…