Record buyers nationwide made a beeline for "Chicago" this week, vaulting the soundtrack to the acclaimed Miramax musical to fourth place in the album charts and busting up the monotony of an…
Troubled music retailer Wherehouse Entertainment made its second Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in just over a decade Tuesday as the slump in record sales across the country continues to claim victims…
The Jazz Piano Improv series kicked off with artistic director Dick Hyman and guest Bill Charlap united for a flowering pastiche of theater songs by Broadway's prolific wonder man, Stephen Sondheim…
A federal judge on Tuesday handed a major victory to the record industry in its battle against cyberpirates, ruling that Internet-access provider Verizon can't keep private the names of users who…
Over the last decade, Lalo Schifrin has re-entered the jazz scene primarily through a series of lavishly appointed Third Stream albums called "Jazz Meets the Symphony." The prolific 70-year-old…
State-owned China Record Shanghai Corp. has signed a groundbreaking deal with L.A. publishers AIM Group to break Chinese talent in U.S. and Europe, in a pact brokered at music confab Midem.
Following a dismal year for the record biz -- and EMI Group in particular -- there are indicators on both sides of the Atlantic that the troubled U.K. music major could merge with one of its rivals…
Universal Music Publishing Group has signed a deal to administer the songwriting catalog of prolific scribes Gloria and Emilio Estefan Jr. outside of North America.
AOL TW's entertainment and publishing divisions are striking their most thorough synergistic project yet with the Feb. 25 release of the soundtrack to "Smallville."
As the Grammy organization prepares for its first awards show under new president Neil Portnow, it appears one of the grander plans from the former administration is falling by the wayside.
Mohawks and honky tonks are a natural pairing to Hank Williams III. The third iteration of a country music legacy, Hank 3 (as he credits himself) knows the pissed-off kid in the pickup truck with a…