The online music market got a little more crowded Tuesday as Sony launched its Connect musicstore, offering a model that's similar to its competitors' but has greater compatibility with Sony hardware.
Warner Music Group, purchased in March by a private equity investor group including Edgar Bronfman Jr., has named Thierry Chassagne head of its French unit.
Stephen Williams will direct a hip-hop remake of 1973 pic "The Harder They Come" for New Line Cinema, with production set for this fall. Sara Risher will produce the film.
Recording artists and songwriters deemed "unreachable" by major record labels will be paid from a fund set up by the New York State Attorney General's Office and the majors.
Every festival, even one as determinedly diverse as Coachella, develops some underlying motif, a way of organizing the massive buffet of sounds and images. Early in Sunday's lineup, Canadian…
With a sellout and a lineup topped by Radiohead and impressive in its breadth, Saturday's edition of Coachella proved that in its fifth year, the Goldenvoice-produced festival has become a major…
When she first emerged from Gotham's nascent punk scene three decades ago, Smith was defiantly acerbic and unabashedly intellectual, stoked by the spirit of the Beats and a passion for the rock 'n'…
Are entertainment companies ready to offer consumers their entire catalog for a flat monthly fee? That's the question record labels will have to ask themselves, and movie studios will start thinking…
Mick Jagger and Dave Stewart have composed theme music and written three original songs for "Alfie," Paramount's remake of the 1966 comedy-drama starring Michael Caine.
Online media company CNET Networks is re-launching MP3.com, which it acquired from Vivendi Universal in December, as a portal for news and information about the proliferation of digital music stores.
Composer Lalo Schifrin will be honored at the Cannes Film Festival and by the French performing rights org Sacem for contributions to music and film.