Beatles fans are in for a treat when North London's Abbey Road Studios opens its doors for the inaugural Abbey Road film festival, March 19-April 3. Studio 1, the world's largest purpose-built…
Continuing in his dual role as the Los Angeles Philharmonic's music director and inhouse composer, Esa-Pekka Salonen faced a cheering, full house at Disney Hall on Tuesday night after a night of…
Just for Variety: I caught up with producers of "Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope," Tony Eaton and Larry Klein, at Universal where they're readying Stages 6, 19, 20 and the back lot for Saturday…
Gilbert Hetherwick has been named president of Sony BMG's classical division, overseeing the labels RCA Red Seal, Sony Classical, Odyssey, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi and Arte Nova.
Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) was the week's only album to top 100,000 in sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan, opening the year about the same as 2004.
Sony Music Taiwan's singer-songwriter Jay Chou grabbed four awards at the 11th Channel V Chinese Music Awards in Shanghai on Tuesday. Chou won male singer, most popular male singer, singer-songwriter…
Cabler Ovation offers the U.S. premiere of Abba documentary "Super Troupers" Sunday and throughout January.
"Objectivo fama" (Objective: Fame), Spanish-lingo broadcaster Univision's first foray into the song competish reality genre, bowed Sunday on Univision's TeleFutura Network.
Country music singer-songwriter Phil Vassar will join host LeAnn Rimes for the third season of USA Network's "Nashville Star." Show, which searches for the next country music superstar, preems March…
E! Entertainment Television is giving Michael Jackson his own weekday half-hour show -- sort of. Cabler on Tuesday said it was partnering with Blighty's BskyB for a daily series reenacting and…
Any student of technical, expressive drumming would be wise to study Jimmy Chamberlin, ex-drummer for alt-rock goliaths Smashing Pumpkins and Zwan. His debut solo album, "Life Begins Again"…