Taylor Swift is back on top of Billboard’s annual Money Makers rich list. The pop sensation-country crooner beat out Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and the Rolling Stones for the coveted No. 1 spot…
Getting lucky had nothing to do with Daft Punk's ascent to No. 1 on the U.S. album chart with its new "Random Access Memories." The French dance/electronic duo of Guy-Manuel de Homem Christo and…
A new title by top country trio Lady Antebellum staved off a challenge by the soundtrack for "The Great Gatsby" to take No. 1 on the U.S. album chart.
Kenny Chesney's "Life on a Rock" became the country star's seventh album to take the summit of the U.S. album chart last week. Chesney's Blue Chair/Columbia Nashville release tallied 153,000 copies…
Capitalizing on "The 20/20 Experience," the year's bestselling album to date, Justin Timberlake will launch a second RCA album on Sept. 30, prefacing a Live Nation-promoted world tour kicking off…
Disney has promoted Ken Bunt to president of Disney Music Group. A 15-year vet of the Mouse House’s music division, Bunt oversees all of Disney’s recorded music and music publishing operations, which…
When Neil Portnow became the head of the Recording Academy 10 years ago, he made a wish list of potential honorees for MusiCares Person of the Year. Three artists he particularly wanted "for obvious…
Jenni Rivera, the Latin music and TV superstar who was on the cusp of a crossover move into English-lingo TV, died early Sunday after her chartered plane crashed following takeoff in Monterrey…
Both hat acts have just the right amount of good-natured swagger to provide a no-worries atmosphere.
Country star Kenny Chesney will be paired with director Jonathan Demme in the latest installment of the live Vevo-YouTube streaming concert series "American Express Unstaged" on June 20.
In concert tracker Pollstar's wrap of the 2011 concert biz, U2's 360 tour was the dominant road show internationally, grossing $156 million in North America and $231 million worldwide.