Japanese music-publishing firm Windswept Classics has the fever for some classic American R&B, snapping up key catalogs from legendary songwriters and producers Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller in a…
ArtistDirect will be delisted from the Nasdaq National Market at the end of the week for failing to meet the requirements of the exchange, and will begin trading next week on the over-the-counter…
Not merely content to reign as the hottest jazz violinist on the scene, Regina Carter has been straying a bit toward her instrument's earlier classical heritage. This new direction formed brief…
Tuesday at Royce Hall, the Afro-Cuban All-Stars performance joyously exclaimed that the sons, rumbas and danzons of Cuba continue to thrive. Led by Juan De Marcos Gonzalez, the All-Stars are a…
British rock guitarist and Who co-founder Pete Townshend was cleared Wednesday of possessing pornographic images of children but was placed on the U.K.'s national register of sex offenders.
The American Idol phenomenon once again made its presence felt on the album charts this week, as a compilation of tracks performed by season two's finalists bowed in second place -- topped only by…
Only 2 months after the arrival of venture capitalist Kevin Wall as co-chairman at management/production shingle Immortal Entertainment, the company founded by music maven Happy Walters is being…
Island Def Jam must pay more than $131 million for blocking TVT Records from issuing an album of early recordings by rapper Ja Rule., a New York federal court jury ruled Tuesday.
Writer-producer Estefano was named Latin songwriter of the year for the second year in a row by performing rights org BMI at its 10th annual Latin Awards held Monday.
Apple didn't hand out any prizes Monday to its 1 millionth customer, but the computer manufacturer and the music business are stoked by the early success of Apple's new iTunes Music Store.
Sony Music has tapped former DMZ Records boss John Grady to head up its Nashville division, following the ouster of former prexy Allen Butler and two of his top lieutenants as part of its worldwide…