Organ-based jazz has never won a tremendous amount of respect among jazz cognoscenti. But just about anyone else presented with its impassioned groove inevitably taps a toe. Anchored by masterful…
Two of the bands most responsible for the commercial popularity of melodic punk rock in the 1990s have come together for the coast-to-coast Pop Disaster tour, which touched down Wednesday at the…
Warner Music Group has bought out a 50% stake in hit-laden music publishing company Deston Songs from ailing German diskery Edel Music.
EMI chief Alain Levy continued his sweeping overhaul of the troubled music major's operations Thursday, reshuffling its worldwide marketing operations and naming a pair of London-based execs to run…
The Grammy Awards may be headed to Gotham, but the Latin Grammys will stick around L.A. for at least one more year.
Film-financing firm Intermedia has cut a worldwide deal with EMI Music Publishing that will help the two companies stay closely in tune about musical aspects of Intermedia's upcoming film projects.
Def Jam R&B diva Ashanti clung to the top position in the album charts one more time this week, staving off a formidable challenge from Sheryl Crow despite a marked decline in sales.
Some bands are brought together by mad-genius producers, others by joined-at-the-hip obsession with some stylistic quirk. This alt-rock supergroup seems to have been united by an altogether different…
The concept of Broadway singers embracing Lady Day's legacy was decidedly a dubious one. Considering the wealth of talent in the jazz community clearly influenced by Holiday's bountiful body of work…
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Songstress Sheryl Crow is on track to be the highest debut performance in this week's album charts today, rivaling fellow Universal Music chanteuse Ashanti for the top spot.