Earl Thomas is the soul music discovery of 2003. His latest recording, "Soul'd!," on the young yet first-rate Memphis Intl. label, is a reminder that great Southern music informed by gospel and the…
The RIAA has added another P2P network to its list of legal targets, filing suit against Israeli company iMesh in federal court in New York last week.
Crooner Macy Gray will be making a weekly appearance on the new Alicia Silverstone skein "Miss Match" -- sort of.
Care to add a little twang on that next rendition of "New York, New York"? The Country Music Assn. is considering a proposal to move its Country Music Awards to New York City from Nashville in 2005…
Nobody will ever accuse Liz Phair of being a dynamic performer. Her appearance at the Avalon had all the appeal of watching someone give a deposition. (In fairness, it should be noted that this is an…
After four decades in the music business, pop singer Gene Pitney is making his first appearance as a Sin City headliner.
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Don't count on music labels to stop suing college kids -- or 12-year-old girls -- anytime soon. Recording Industry Assn. of America prexy Cary Sherman Wednesday indicated the trade group plans to…
Warner Music Group and BMG may be nearing closure on their planned recorded music merger.
Singer-songwriter John Mayer debuted at No. 1 in the nation, as his new Columbia disc, "Heavier Things," sold 316,000 copies in the week ended Sunday, according to SoundScan.