An exhilarating and astutely executed walk down memory lane, Motown's long-ignored musicians continue to extend the Funk Brothers brand as established, for the general public, in the film "Standing…
Silencing any lingering doubts about TV's ability to fabricate a pop star, American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson rocketed to the top of the album chart this week, backed by a wave of publicity on the…
EMI is launching what it calls the biggest digital music initiative in Europe, offering more than 140,000 tracks for download from the Net from 3,000 EMI artists via third-party retailers using the…
Europe's film and music business leaders Wednesday urged lawmakers to give creative industries a prominent place in the European Union's future constitution.
Tenor saxophonist Teddy Edwards, the embodiment of Los Angeles jazz for more than half a century, died Sunday morning in his Los Angeles home of prostate cancer. Edwards, who had battled the disease…
Knit Media founder and erstwhile chairman Michael Dorf is plotting his return to the Gotham music and arts scene, laying out plans and financing for an all-new live venue downtown that he hopes to…
Apple Computer has slated April 28 as the date to officially take the wraps off its long-awaited digital music subscription service at the Moscone West convention hall in San Francisco.
Nina Simone, the pianist and vocalist who singularly brought together Broadway standards, political activism and soul music, died Monday at her home in southern France. She was 70.
With big-name advertisers lined up, independent music magazine the Fader is going bimonthly, expanding its brand to film production, and a new publisher has been named to push the magazine even…
Media-software giant RealNetworks has snapped up the shares it doesn't already own of Listen.com -- home of digital-music subscription service Rhapsody -- in a cash/stock deal that values Listen at…