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.
The 45th annual Grammy Awards will be the first major awards show to be broadcast in High Definition TV and 5.1 surround sound.
A peace treaty announced Tuesday between the record biz and Silicon Valley could reshape the debate over what role Capitol Hill should play in mandating antipiracy technology being sought by…
Producer and record exec Jermaine Dupri has landed at Arista Records, inking a deal to move his So So Def Recordings imprint into the Arista fold.
A District Court judge on Monday gave Hollywood and the major labels a greenlight to pursue their lawsuit against Sharman Networks, the foreign-based distributor of wildly popular file-swapping…
Six nights of film music will fill the Kennedy Center in Washington as the National Symphony Orchestra and music director Leonard Slatkin present the series Soundtracks.