Nearly four decades after the release of their first album, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers have scored their first No. 1 collection. The Florida-bred, L.A.-based rock band's new Warner Bros. set…
If nothing else, 2013 may well go down as the year the "event album" reached its apotheosis, with four-quadrant assaults of corporate synergies, saturation marketing, social media info-bombing and…
JJ Cale, the musician who wrote “Cocaine” and “After Midnight” for Eric Clapton and songs for numerous other artists, died Friday of a heart attack in La Jolla, Calif. He was 74. His agent confirmed…
Boasting six nominations apiece, resurgent pop titan Justin Timberlake and collegiate hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis dominated the MTV Video Music Awards nominations, which were announced…
A federal judge ruled in favor of the record industry’s contention that a reseller of digital music infringed on copyright, rejecting startup ReDigi’s contention that such virtual transactions were…
A 34-minute blackout interrupting the Super Bowl sent CBS scrambling to fill time during the big game.
Conductor/orchestrator/composer John McDaniel has been tapped to be the new artistic director of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Cabaret and Performance Conference, one of the center's ongoing…
After a three-week sojourn at No. 2, Taylor Swift's "Red" bounced back up to the top of the U.S. album chart last week.
"The World Is Funny" and wondrously strange in the tender new dramedy from Israeli fabulist Shemi Zarhin.
Warner Music Group has merged its independent distribution arm Alternative Distribution Alliance and its indie label umbrella Independent Label Group.