Johnny Cash, one of country music's most prominent figures whose influence spread deep into country, pop and rock 'n' roll, died Friday of complications from diabetes, which resulted in respiratory…
Black convinced the members of Led Zeppelin to allow inclusion of "Immigrant Song" on the comedy's soundtrack after the heavy-metal pioneers had spurned director Richard Linklater's request, thanks…
Hilary Duff is attached to star in "The Perfect Man" for Universal Pictures and Marc Platt Prods.
Currently on a greatest-hits tour, R.E.M. has rather incongruously ramped up the energy level and, night after night, delivered impressive renditions of songs such as "Everybody Hurts" and "Man on…
In a bid to refinance its debt, U.K.-based EMI, the world's third-largest music group, announced Thursday the successful issue of $243 million in convertible bonds.
Since the release of his anthem-laden major label debut in 2001, Andrew WK has been portrayed as a sort of keg-party savant, but the Detroit-bred musician is actually the polar opposite. Having…
Just two days after taking legal action against the first 261 of thousands of digital music pirates, the RIAA is on the receiving end of a suit over the amnesty program it is offering.
"Metamorphosis," the debut album from Hilary Duff, known to millions of kids as Lizzie McGuire, scooted up to No. 1 from No. 2, where she debuted last week, according to SoundScan figures for the…
MTV has announced the nominees for its upcoming second annual MTV Video Music Awards Latin America.
The improvisationally based Oregon, which has stood alone organically bringing together the soothing and the sublime with the esoteric and disjointed, has found a new muscularity in their music. It…
The top five music labels increased their share of the $32 billion global recorded music market to 75% in 2002, up from 71.4% the previous year, as global record sales continued to fall, sliding 7.2%.