Multiple Grammy winner Celia Cruz, queen of salsa and celebrated epitome of Cuban music, died Wednesday in her Fort Lee, N.J., home from brain cancer. She was 77.
Murder Inc. diva Ashanti reigned over the album charts again this week, topping former Destiny's Child singer Beyonce Knowles once more despite a precipitous second-week slump in record sales.
Hip-hop impresario Irv Gotti has reupped his publishing deal with Famous Music division Ensign Music for his DJ Irv Music venture in a multi-year pact.
Toward the end of his Hollywood Bowl appearance, Carlos Santana explained to the near-sold out crowd that his music was an experience designed to expose new skin, bringing with it, among other…
Benny Carter, a master of the alto saxophone whose compositions and arrangements for big bands, vocalists, film and television scores were consistently admired, died Saturday morning at Cedars-Sinai…
Sony Music has promoted Nancy Marcus Seklir to senior vice president, business affairs. She'll be responsible for the negotiation of new artist deals, label deals and joint ventures as well as…
After nine years of practice, one might think the organizers of the Vans Warped Tour would finally come close to getting it right. But this eight-hour punk and alternative rock festival is still in…
Courtney Love, after years of lambasting major labels and suing the distributor of albums by her band Hole, has signed an exclusive worldwide contract with EMI's Virgin Records.
What has become for him an annual summer ritual, John Mauceri flexed his experienced operatic muscles and presented another opera-in-concert at the Hollywood Bowl Sunday night. As always, it was…
Evidence that a fissure still exists among the creatives in Fleetwood Mac is found throughout their troubled current Warner release "Say You Will" and it carries over into their two-hour, greatest…