Philip Anschutz's AEG Live is hanging its shingle in New York, opening an East Coast office for its concert-promotion operations and hiring Metropolitan Entertainment Group veteran Debra Rathwell to…
When Andy Bey sings "River Man," he steps into a unique realm, a gentle folk-based place jazz generally doesn't visit. His rendition of the Nick Drake song is as distinct an interpretation as there…
MCA Records president Jay Boberg, who built an enviable reputation in the business developing cutting-edge talent over the past two decades, ankled Thursday after more than seven years at his post.
More albums by more artists sold 1 million units in 2002 -- thus winning Platinum Europe Awards -- than in any year since the kudos bowed in 1996. Eleven albums crossed the 4 million mark, according…
Terence Blanchard will perform music he has composed for Spike Lee movies as part of the Hollywood Bowl jazz series this summer. The director will host the July 30 concert, one of eight under the…
Cornerstone, a 6-year-old street marketing firm for the music industry, kicked off an expansion into movies with a Sundance Film Festival launch party to be headlined by Beck.
Execs at Target department stores thought they were nailing a few firsts when they hired Stevie Wonder to record "The Christmas Song" for their seasonal TV ads. But the notion that a Grammy…
On Jan. 13, 1993, Frank Sinatra Sr. -- then in the waning days of a long and amazing career -- opened the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, with his son Frank Sinatra Jr. conducting the…
After a season troubled by finances, a dock strike, death and throat trouble, the Los Angeles Opera announced plans to tackle six new productions, including a world premiere and North American…
It's taken almost a full year, but singer-songwriter Norah Jones finally made her way to the top of the album chart this week.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media