Chet Flippo, renowned music journalist who worked for outlets including Rolling Stone, Billboard and CMT, died June 19 in Nashville following a lengthy illness. He was 69. He was serving as editorial…
Looking beyond the West to enlarge its international portfolio, Warner Music Group has acquired Russia's Gala Music Group. Terms of the deal were not revealed.
When the middle of June comes a-knocking in Los Angeles, you know that it's time for the Playboy Jazz Festival, the annual 15 1/2-hour outdoor music party for multiple acts and more than 17,000…
Claramae Turner, an operatic contralto best remembered for her celebrated rendition of "You'll Never Walk Alone" in the 1956 film "Carousel," died May 18 in Santa Rosa, Calif. She was 92. The Rodgers…
In another deal aimed at developing the digital radio marketplace – and the first of its kind with an act – Clear Channel Media & Entertainment has signed a revenue-sharing agreement with Fleetwood…
The global EDM Industry is now worth more than $4.5 billion. Wasn't the music business supposed to be dead?
French electronic duo Daft Punk hung onto the top of the U.S. chart for a second consecutive week as "Random Access Memories" enjoyed rare sales legs. The pair's Columbia album tracked sales of…
A New York appellate court has overturned a 2010 verdict favoring lender Citigroup in Terra Firma Investments' fraud suit over its 2007 purchase of EMI Music. While Friday's decision by the U.S…
Nine Inch will release a new studio album, their first since 2008, sometime later this year. The recently reunited group made the announcement on Tuesday. “I’ve been less than honest about what I’ve…
The new release by world music-skewed alt-rock unit Vampire Weekend topped the U.S. album chart this week, leading a trifecta of new titles into the top 10.