ArtistDirect Records has tapped promo vet Michael Whited as senior VP promotion, based in Los Angeles and reporting to chief exec Ted Field.
The seemingly unstoppable rap phenom 50 Cent regained control of the album charts last week, wresting the No. 1 spot from Grammy goddess Norah Jones despite "Get Rich or Die Tryin' " having a sales…
A pair of Oscar contenders, Paul Simon and Philip Glass, will be the guest performers Thursday at a benefit for the not-for-profit Children's Health Fund, to be held at the Hilton New York in Gotham.
"The Poseidon Adventure" set the pattern for a rush of disaster movies. The film's hopeful theme, "The Morning After," nabbed an Oscar and became a trademark tune for Maureen McGovern, who is…
It's rare for a one-hit-wonder to get a second chance. That fact alone makes the new Nada Surf album "Let Go" (Barsuk) a minor revelation. Nada Surf returned this year with an album full of tranquil…
This year's "MTVIcon," the cabler's musical tribute event, will honor Metallica. "MTVIcon: Metallica" will tape before a live audience in Los Angeles on May 3 and premiere on the music cabler May 6…
U.K. satcaster BSkyB on Monday unveiled further details of its three music channels that will launch on Sky Digital next month.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing has inked a subpublishing agreement to represent Blighty-based independent music publisher Strongsongs outside the U.K.
If people insist on categorizing Tabla Beat Science as world music, you have to ask, "What world are they talking about?" The Bill Laswell organized co-op is in the business of exploring the music of…
Gotham's It band of the moment, Interpol, returned triumphantly to home turf before heading to Europe for the spring. Locals bid bon voyage to a far tighter, more confident Interpol than the one that…