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Rapper 50 Cent has turned out to be worth a lot more than that to the music biz, keeping an iron grip on the top spot in the album charts and powering his way to a second consecutive week of sales…
A Jimi Hendrix biopic directed by Paul Greengrass, a Welsh rock musical directed by Marc Evans and a teen movie about 1920s ghost hunters directed by John McKay are among the latest projects to…
To parents worldwide, the Wiggles are more important than Dr. Spock. Four chaps from Australia have turned catchy tunes and primary colors into essential child-rearing tools and, along the way, have…
For years, Buffalo, N.Y.'s moe. has been seen in the jam-band world as second-to-one, constantly living in the shadow of arena-rock titans Phish. This year, though, the band made a huge step forward…
At first blush, X seems an odd choice to book on Valentine's Day. Their music does not so much celebrate love as chronicle a troubled relationship -- songs such as "Johnny Hit and Run Pauline,"…
Beatlemaniacs had plenty to twist and shout about Tuesday, as the announcement of a world tour from the superstar Beatles co-frontman Paul McCartney coincided with the unveiling of a DVD featuring…
The American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers boosted its royalty distributions to members by almost 15% to $587 million last year, boosted by rate settlement that provided almost $80…
MTV Networks announced Tuesday it is launching a program development unit March 10 to create original music franchises and concepts that will air on its 44 MTV, VH1 and TMF music channels.
The music industry is following the video industry by urging the European Union to cut the value added tax it slaps on sound recordings.
Teutonic rocker Herbert Groenemeyer and Brit popster Robbie Williams were the big winners at Germany's music industry Echo Awards in Berlin Saturday.