A Grammy ceremony's worth of singers will appear in MGM's Cole Porter biopic "Just One of Those Things," including Sheryl Crow, Elvis Costello, Alanis Morissette, Robbie Williams, jazz giant Diana…
The BBC came under fire Thursday for launching its own diskery, Inversion Records.
Rafael Gil, EMI's president-chief exec of Latin American operations, is stepping down after three decades with the U.K. label group. EMI said it would name Gil's successor within the next few weeks.
Sony Music's Nashville division has tapped former MCA Nashville/Mercury exec Mark Wright as executive vice president of A&R, reporting to division president John Grady.
Where has French pianist Martial Solal been all of these years? Plenty of listeners asked that question as the 75-year-old taught old standards some different new tricks at the Jazz Bakery. He has…
Sony Music has consolidated all its Latin-music operations in the U.S., the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America under one division, to be called Sony Music Norte, and has tapped Latin music vet…
Alt-metal giants Staind had no trouble making their mark on the album charts this week, edging out fellow Warner Music rockers Deftones to claim the top spot, but falling well short of their…
To enter the sonic universe of legendary Afro-Caribbean pianist and bandleader Eddie Palmieri is to enter a bizarro landscape where Eddie the Mad Genius might just be looming around the corner.The…
It had all the makings of a wonderful evening -- Ray Charles at the Greek Theater at the beginning of a holiday weekend. What more could you ask for? Time, apparently. The first show of the Greek's…
Moody's seems to think Bowie bonds may go from diamonds to dogs. The investors service said Tuesday that it's reviewing whether to cut ratings on bonds backed by royalties of recording artist David…
RealNetworks is replacing the label-backed online music service MusicNet with its own just-acquired Rhapsody service, and cutting the cost of copying tracks by a fifth, to 79¢ apiece.