British rock guitarist and Who co-founder Pete Townshend was cleared Wednesday of possessing pornographic images of children but was placed on the U.K.'s national register of sex offenders.
The American Idol phenomenon once again made its presence felt on the album charts this week, as a compilation of tracks performed by season two's finalists bowed in second place -- topped only by…
Only 2 months after the arrival of venture capitalist Kevin Wall as co-chairman at management/production shingle Immortal Entertainment, the company founded by music maven Happy Walters is being…
Island Def Jam must pay more than $131 million for blocking TVT Records from issuing an album of early recordings by rapper Ja Rule., a New York federal court jury ruled Tuesday.
Writer-producer Estefano was named Latin songwriter of the year for the second year in a row by performing rights org BMI at its 10th annual Latin Awards held Monday.
Apple didn't hand out any prizes Monday to its 1 millionth customer, but the computer manufacturer and the music business are stoked by the early success of Apple's new iTunes Music Store.
Sony Music has tapped former DMZ Records boss John Grady to head up its Nashville division, following the ouster of former prexy Allen Butler and two of his top lieutenants as part of its worldwide…
The Sooner state quartet of mop-topped, raucous teen dreams took the sold-out El Rey on a 40-minute romp through hooky pop-punk songs informed by everyone from the Replacements to Weezer to Third Eye…
British folk-rock icon Richard Thompson spends a fair amount of his time onstage bemoaning the fact that he's simply a cult artist -- and much of the rest of that time playing winkingly to the…
DirecTV Latin America has ex-panded its carriage deal with DMX Music Latin America to add 30 audio channels, for a total of 30 audio feeds.