After a 20-year drum roll, the $100 million Music Center at Strathmore debuted here last week to a full schedule of performances and a wink at the mighty Kennedy Center just down the road.
Wacko Jacko is backo -- and just in time for sweeps! ABC, which scored the surprise of the sweeps last week with its blockbuster "Happy Days" reunion, is planning another Thursday night attack. Its…
The Blighty music industry celebrated its glitziest night of the year as New York band Scissor Sisters took home a trio of Brit Awards from Wednesday's ceremony at London's Earls Court arena.
Digital music company Napster saw a spike in revenue last quarter thanks to healthy sub increases, but high costs kept its net loss flat. Revenue was $12.1 million last quarter, ended Dec. 31, the…
The Game's debut "The Documentary" (Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope) returned to No. 1 on the Nielsen SoundScan chart of album sales, holding off three hits compilations that bowed in the top 10.
Ben Silverman wants to give teen girls around the world a new Menudo to call their own. The reality producer is attempting to revive the bilingual band that gave birth to Ricky Martin, teaming with…
Will Botwin has been upped to chairman of Sony BMG's Columbia Records Group, paving the way for Columbia to tap S-Curve founder and president Steve Greenberg as the label's prexy.
Los Angeles Philharmonic music director Esa-Pekka Salonen has extended his contract through 2008. Salonen, now in his 11th season helming the Phil, will then shift to an "evergreen clause" in which…
Only in France would artists support people who rip them off. France's first prosecutions for the illegal downloading of music have sparked a backlash against the antipiracy efforts -- and anger at…
Goth-rocking teen Avril Lavigne led the pack with five nominations for the 34th Juno Awards, Canada's music kudofest. Lavigne's sophomore album "Under My Skin" garnered noms for album of the year and…