Now in its 25th year, ASCAP's annual monthlong workshop climaxes with each student given 16 minutes to conduct a full 60-piece orchestra.
"Cowboy" Jack Clement, the producer, engineer, songwriter and singer whose career with Sun Records and RCA saw him man the mixing boards for a plethora of canonical rock and roll and country…
Historic hip-hop imprint Priority Records has been given a new lease on life, this time as a producer-centric electronic music and progressive urban music label. A joint venture of Insurgency Music…
Jay-Z is one of pop music's greatest mythmakers, and his most jealously guarded myth is the notion that what he does is effortless. You see this in his insistence on composing rhymes without pen and…
Perhaps more so than any other facet of the music business, songwriting allows for an endless array of potential entry points, and this year's class of inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame…
The enduring and oft-tortured romance and marriage of Johnny Cash and the Carter Family's June Carter Cash continues to provide compelling cinematic subject matter. The latest incarnation of the…
When CAA Sports and Roc Nation, the entertainment shingle founded by rapper-entrepreneur Jay-Z, announced April 2 they were partnering to create athlete management firm Roc Nation Sports, the…
While audiophiles may be horrified at the thought of parting with their vinyl LPs, Amazon.com is hoping to usher them into the digital-music age with an offer to automatically "convert" their records…
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.
Balladeer Josh Groban scored his third No. 1 album this week with "All That Echoes," while country star Tim McGraw entered at No. 2 with "Two Lanes of Freedom."