Mary J. Blige has joined a roster of performers for the MTV Video Music Awards that already includes 50 Cent, Coldplay and Christina Aguilera.
McCoy Tyner plays the piano like Goliath. For his Birdland debut, dazzling opener "Home" demonstrated his familiar percussive approach, all thunder and fire. His perf nuanced with bold block chords…
The RIAA's aggressive legal efforts to curtail online digital music piracy may actually be working, according to new survey data.
After negotiating for more than a year, AFTRA and the record industry met this week with a federal mediator in hopes of reaching a deal on a new contract.
Alan Jackson's second hits collection on Arista Nashville sold more than 328,000 copies in a week that see some adjusting due to missed sales reporting during the East Coast blackout.
After suffering a serious legal setback in its fight against Internet file swappers earlier this year, the entertainment industry is up and swinging again.
None of the music in Mariah Carey's 100-minute show is particularly enthralling or extraordinary, but the fact that she has assembled a well-designed and well-paced show that emphasizes the beauty of…
Music web group Viva Media, just back in the black in the second quarter after a weak start to the year, has pacted with retail heavyweight KarstadtQuelle on a daily program for new video releases.
The Underdogs, the production and songwriting team of Harvey Mason Jr. and Damon Thomas, have signed an exclusive two-year joint label venture with Clive Davis and J Records.
The Henry Mancini Institute's annual bash was an uneven edition for the memory books, a patchwork of celebrity turns, flashes of jazz personality, Third Stream fusions and plenty of talk from the…