Hip-hop artist The Streets and garage star Ms Dynamite nabbed four nominations each at the U.K.'s biggest music competish, the Brit Awards, on Tuesday, beating established artists Robbie Williams and…
Sony Pictures Classics is in negotiations for North American distribution rights to the Bob Dylan starrer "Masked & Anonymous," the first title from Nigel Sinclair and Guy East's Spitfire Pictures.
Vet jazz singer Mark Murphy shapes his songs with dark sensitivity, spurred by enveloping warmth and deeply imaginative conviction. There is interpretive logic in his unique blend of phrasing and…
The record biz -- long Hollywood's staunch ally in the battle against digital piracy -- is expected to break ranks today and announce a compromise deal with Silicon Valley.
Eminem and R&B newcomer Ashanti took top honors while crossing musical genres at Monday night's 30th annual American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium.
Jurassic 5 is perhaps the first L.A.-based rap group to be near the front of an important movement in hip-hop since N.W.A.'s arrival at the fore of gangsta rap. Alternative-rap crew J-5 brings…
Hollywood must invest heavily in anti-piracy technologies over the next five years, before fast-improving networks and storage capabilities overwhelm any chance of preventing illegal movies from…
With its sequel doing boffo biz at the box office, "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" captured two top honors Sunday during the 29th annual People's Choice Awards.
Maurice Gibb, the background vocalist, resident comedian and bassist in rock's most successful brother group, the Bee Gees, died Jan. 12 after emergency surgery for an intestinal blockage. He was 53.
The phrasing of songbird Blossom Dearie has a far greater impact than June Christy in the way Julie Kelly puts across a song. But Kelly's latest album, "Kelly Sings Christy" (CMG) is a tribute to the…