"American Songbook means I can sing anything I want," quipped Broadway baritone Brian Stokes Mitchell, launching the eighth season for the series at Lincoln Center. What he offered was essentially a…
Since moving into its new home at the Time Warner Center, Lincoln Center has opened up its booking policy to a startling degree, pushing the boundaries of its American Songbook series. The open doors…
After capturing Metallica's emotional meltdown before a shrink, documaker Bruce Sinofsky will now turn his camera on bad-boy rocker Tommy Lee.
Whatever mold the North Mississippi Allstars broke with a finessed and dressed-up approach to boogie on "Electric Blue Watermelon," they reassemble for a rough 'n' tumble stage show.
Gene Simmons is gearing up to star in his own "Osbournes"-style docusoap for A&E. Cabler has greenlit "Gene Simmons' Family Jewels," one of three new shows the channel will premiere this year.
Jamie Foxx's "Unpredictable" (J Records) held onto the top slot on the nation's album sales chart despite dipping 34% from the previous week. "Unpredictable" sold 131,000 copies in the week ended…
SST Records, the Southern California-based label that was home to a litany of significant punk bands in the 1970s and '80s, has inked a deal with indie distrib the Orchard to make the label's catalog…
Indie music conglom Sanctuary Group, on the verge of closing its doors, has persuaded its two key creditors -- Halifax Bank of Scotland and hedge fund Highbridge -- to lend it a further £12 million…
CMT is spending upwards of $6 million to wrangle up an audience for the launch of the Miss America Pageant on Jan. 21.
The Recording Academy will bestow Lifetime Achievement Awards this year on David Bowie, Cream, Merle Haggard, blues musician Robert Johnson, Jessye Norman, Richard Pryor and folk act the Weavers.
"Crash" leads the 37th NAACP Image Awards motion picture nominations, with six, while "The Bernie Mac Show," "Everybody Hates Chris" and "Half & Half" top the TV categories, with five each. Noms were…