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…
Former Virgin Records exec Ashley Newton has been named executive vice president of A&R at RCA Records. Move reps the first significant hire for newly installed RCA Music Group chairman Clive Davis.
The Grammy Awards nominating committees went against form for the 45th edition of their awards, creating an eight-way tie for the lead.
Fans who gathered at Graceland to celebrate what would have been Elvis Presley's 68th birthday on Jan. 8 learned that as far as album sales go, the King is most loved, actually, by the Great White…
Sony Music has hired NBC prexy and COO Andrew Lack to head up its music division. Lack, who replaces Thomas D. Mottola, has no experience in the music biz. But the former head of NBC News also has an…