For "Spanglish," composer Hans Zimmer took an ambitious route. He imported an Austrian string trio, coupled them with a virtuoso Brazilian guitarist and then tried hard not to write "comedy music."
If composer Alexandre Desplat's work on "Girl With a Pearl Earring" didn't persuade cineastes of his music's quiet intensity, then his score for Jonathan Glazer's "Birth" surely should.
The VH1 Save the Music Foundation will donate nearly $3 million in new musical instruments to 31 public school districts this fall with the help of cable affiliate partners and instrument…
U.S. rock band Maroon5 and Japanese R&B singer Namie Amuro are the first performers announced for the 2005 MTV Asia Awards. Kudos are set for Feb. 5 at the Impact Arena in Thailand.
"This is all about putting the spotlight back on Bobby Darin," Kevin Spacey told the considerable crowd at the Wiltern as his 90-minute, all-Darin show was coming to a close. He has launched a short…
It's hard to get too outraged about teen idol lip-synching these days: For performers such as Lindsay Lohan and Ashlee Simpson, concerts and recordings are more brand extensions than artistic…
MTV Networks Europe has chosen Lisbon as the host city for next year's European Music Awards.
Kanye West, a producer, songwriter and rapper who compiled a significant resume before releasing his debut album this year, received 10 Grammy nominations on Tuesday, the highest tally since Carlos…
Part II of the 47th annual Grammy Awards nominees.
Disney Hall's planners envisioned it as a dedicated concert space, but that doesn't seem to faze its principal occupants. The Los Angeles Philharmonic's top attraction right now, in fact, handsomely…
International music biz confab Midem will honor Bruce Lundvall, president of EMI Music's Jazz & Classics division in the U.S., with the Midem personality of the year award.