A fledgling effort to cap the length of record contracts in the state of New York got the backing of the American Federation of Musicians on Friday.
Move over, "Popstars," soaps are the newest way to create singing stars -- and revenue -- in Argentina.
A federal judge has set out aggressive terms for an injunction against troubled file-swapping company Madster, leaving the record labels and studios to claim a major victory in their ongoing…
A singer-songwriter with a powerful voice and an exotic beauty not unlike Blue Note's Norah Jones, Bic Runga has a budding career already Down Under and her sophomore effort, "Beautiful Collision,"…
Hip-hop pioneer Jam Master Jay was gunned down at his recording studio Oct. 30 in New York. He was 37. Police were checking out varying theories about the killing of the rap group member, born Jason…
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The National Basketball Assn. has signed a deal with the Rolling Stones to use clips of the band's performance during its current tour as part of a 30-second promo spot for an ongoing NBA "Love It…
Singer-songwriter Pete Yorn and Wallflower Rami Jaffe started Trampoline Records with the laudable aim of "exposing the world to good music." The label's maiden release, "Greatest Hits Vol. 1" shows…
In the contemporary pop realm, the influence of Caetano Veloso and his fellow musical revolutionaries of the 1960s holds a greater sway over contempo artists than that of any musicians from the Latin…
Carlos Santana has worked his mysticism over the album charts once again, claiming the No. 1 spot with his latest release, "Shaman" -- silencing skeptics who wondered if he could repeat the…
The Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music went to N.E.R.D. Tuesday in ceremonies and performances at the Henry Fonda Theater.
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