There are few bright notes in the music biz: Album sales are plummeting (down 9% year-to-date), digital pirates are thriving and along with an unfortunate recession, there's a dearth of new talent…
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott nabbed a pair of MTV moonmen Thursday night, video of the year and hip-hip video, for her musicvid "Work It."
Jazz purists might argue that staging a tribute to the late jazz giant Eric Dolphy sans flute is akin to feting Jimi Hendrix with a guitar-free lineup. Despite that quibble, this well-meaning…
The Hollywood Bowl's 2003 jazz series could have been subtitled "Many Roads to Jazz," leaning this way and that, roaming through a lot of stylistic territory and occasionally veering off the map…
"The Neptunes Present ... the Clones," the second album from producer-songwriters Chad Hugo and Pharrell Williams along with an army of superstar guests, debuted at No. 1 for the week ended Sunday on…
New Line Cinema has named Mitch Rotter senior VP of soundtracks and music. Move was announced Tuesday by exec VP of music Paul Broucek and prexy of production Toby Emmerich. He will continue to…
Longtime Warner Music exec Deane Marcus has been named senior VP, operations, for BMG-owned Jive Records.
Add Dave Gahan to the growing list of over-40 rock stars who still shake as convincingly as they did in their 20s. At the first of two nights at the Wiltern supporting his first solo record, "Paper…
The Australian arms of Warner Music and Universal Music have each been fined $A1 million ($650,000) for breaching the Trade Practices Act by refusing to supply retailers who stocked imported CDs.
Two Los Angeles men have been charged with embezzling thousands of dollars for allegedly participating in "sham" recording sessions during the past five years.