Josh Schwartz still remembers the moment he began his love affair with music. "I was in fourth grade, back in 1986 or '87, and I was at my first concert: Huey Lewis and the News at the Worcester…
February 2004 was a bonanza month at musicstores: the week of Valentine's Day posted a sales record; Norah Jones sold a million copies of "Feels Like Home" in five days; the Grammys delivered a nice…
Taking a cue from the Oscars and the Governors Ball, this year's post-Grammy bash is being moved to the Convention Center from the Biltmore Hotel to accommodate an extra 2,500 guests.
Pierre Cossette will be making Sunday's Grammy Awards his finale as he heads off to develop a Broadway tuner about Woody Guthrie. It will be his 35th time overseeing the kudofest, which he says is…
The adage that a whole can be more than the sum of its parts has been illustrated vividly in the left-field success of the posthumous Ray Charles duets album "Genius Loves Company."
It's a rare year that guitarist Pat Metheny isn't nominated for a Grammy. The prolific recording-and-touring performer has won 16 trophies, the most of any jazz artist, and has been nominated 29…
Countless music industry executives have opined in recent times that their glass is -- at best -- half-empty. It's quite another story in the independent realm.
Now in its 10th edition, the MusiCares person of the year dinner has never been televised despite bringing together some of the music world's biggest stars performing legendary music. That might…
Musically, last year was defined by a handful of events -- Usher's 8 million sold, the passing of Ray Charles, Green Day's punk opera -- but for many pop aficionados, a holy grail of the 1960s was…
What once was considered selling out for musical acts is now just considered good business. Even the most credibility-minded musicians are appearing on TV shows "The O.C.," "Las Vegas" and "Gilmore…
Jewish rockers may deserve their own hall of fame -- as long as they don't call it that. Or so the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland would have a court believe.
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