Irwin Russell, the influential entertainment attorney who was a key player in saving the Walt Disney Co. from corporate raiders in 1984, died Friday of complications from leukemia. He was 87. Russell…
As anticipated, country star Luke Bryan's new "Crash My Party" debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. album chart behind a socko first week. Bryan's Capitol Nashville collection took the top slot with 528,000…
Starting at next month's Toronto Film Festival, Harvey and his battle-toughened soldiers can be counted on to marshal maximum promotion (and occasional controversy) for their slate.
Though they fundamentally split up last year, Americana duo the Civil Wars has scored their first No. 1 album with their eponymous new release. "The Civil Wars" (Sensibility Music/Columbia) claimed…
It may come as a surprise to many that “Happy Birthday to You,” perhaps the most popular song in the English language, falls under copyright, or at least Warner/Chappell Music claims that they own…
Reunited pop-punk act Fall Out Boy seemed to have little trouble retaining the old radioactivity, as the quartet's hiatus-breaking "Save Rock and Roll" bowed at No. 1 on the domestic album chart…
CBS is angling to expand the Academy of Country Music Awards from a once-a-year tentpole event into an online video fairground for the genre's fans to visit in all seasons. Ahead of the Eye's live…
"Spring Break…Here to Party," a compilation by country singer Luke Bryan, entered at No. 1 on the U.S. album chart last week, trailed by a collection of Jimi Hendrix material that became the late…
Efforts to mount a Jimi Hendrix biopic have been hung up amid rights issues and the artist's estate, but the new 'All Is by My Side' takes on the famed guitarist's origin story.
They may have been on hiatus for seven years, but one would never know it witnessing '90s alt-heroes Garbage's two hour set at a sold-out Hollywood Palladium last night.