Lawyers representing record companies and movie studios argued in federal court Monday that companies marketing file-sharing services encourage illegal copying of music and movies.
Despite all the talk of good vibes that invariably accompanies discussion of the Grateful Dead's legacy, the band -- and offshoots like the Other Ones -- has always been better at burrowing into the…
Nearly 300 recording artists have signed letters supporting AFTRA's efforts to expand artists' rights in the union's sound recordings contract.
Divas are a dime a dozen these days; when underbaked tartlets like Christina Aguilera lay claim to divadom, you know it's time to give the title a rest. Marianne Faithfull understands that, while she…
Canadian power-punk quartet Sum 41's sold-out show was supposedly held to promote the day-earlier release of the group's new "Does This Look Infected" album. The mostly teen crowd, however, was…
Pianist Jason Moran has rapidly developed a reputation as one of the few jazz musicians under the age of 30 with both a respect for the music's past glories and the willingness to discard antecedents…
The music sector called on the EU Monday to reduce VAT on CDs, ahead of a meeting of EU finance ministers in Brussels Tuesday.
Police in Luxembourg have made the largest-ever seizure of pirate CDs in Europe, uncovering what is thought to be a huge, international illegal bootlegging ring.
Shanghai will stage the ninth Channel V Chinese music awards on Jan. 19. Collaborators Channel V and China Central Television (CCTV) will again broadcast the awards, and will hook up with Shanghai…
Folk duo Simon & Garfunkel and salsa king Tito Puente are among the five artists to be feted with lifetime achievement awards for 2003 from the Recording Academy on Wednesday.
Country-pop superstar Shania Twain vaulted to the top of a crowded slate of new releases on the album charts last week, debuting at No. 1 and beating out her nearest rival by a sales margin of almost…