MusicNow, which was recently acquired by Circuit City, is partnering with the Vans Warped Tour to create the first online musicstore that will sell recordings of live concert performances, as well as…
Country newcomer Gretchen Wilson made a healthy bid for the No. 1 slot on the nation's album sales chart but fell 1,300 shy of Usher's "Confessions."
At one point during Jolie Holland's Troubadour appearance, a group of people standing at the bar could be heard discussing the show. "It's rootsy," one asserted. "More like folk-rock," another…
Kevin Spacey's Bobby Darin biopic "Beyond the Sea" has been sold to Gaga in Japan and Pictorian Pictures in Germany.
50 Cent, Graham Edwards and Nelly were named songwriters of the year at the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers annual Pop Music Awards on Tuesday night.
"American Idol" creator Simon Fuller has launched 19 Recordings, pacting with Universal Music and Video to distrib the new label.
In sharp contrast to many of her post-punk peers, Kristin Hersh isn't mellowing with age. In fact, the former leader of Throwing Muses actually seems to be getting louder with the passage of time -…
Moby, the eclectic techno musician, has come on board to produce a biopic of late Joy Division singer Ian Curtis. Project is being developed by Gotham-based producer Amy Hobby ("Secretary") with…
According to a new report released today by market research group NPD, paid online music downloads have more than tripled among regular CD buyers so far this year.
New peer-to-peer service Qtrax has signed a deal with BMI to pay artist royalties on songs illegally downloaded on the Internet.
Graham Parker pointedly calls his new album "Your Country," but the Bloodshot release shows the British singer-songwriter can speak the language of Haggard, Cash and Owens like a native. Backed by…