Former manager and label boss Brandon "Randy" Phillips has been tapped chief executive of AEG Live, the newly formed live-music promotion unit of Los Angeles-based live-event giant Anschutz…
As the featured singer on Artful Dodger's 2001 dance floor hit "Re-rewind," Craig David was the voice of 2-Step, a bouncily frenetic variation on techno, one of the long line of dance music subgenres…
At Tuesday's opener of their co-headlining tour, both acts revealed themselves as far rawer and aggressive than their respective discs -- they relish a building melody and thrashing finishes -- which…
Alan Jackson's "Drive" is back in the front seat as his Arista disc moved 183,000 copies in the week ended Sunday, according to SoundScan.
The femmes ruled the roost at the U.K.'s Brit Awards Wednesday night, as local songstress Dido and Australia's Kylie Minogue topped the British and international categories with two wins each.
To improve on its lousy record for breaking pop acts in the U.S., British label EMI has placed a huge and potentially risky wager -- topping both of its flagship labels with celebrated producers with…
Through the inclusion of Taj Mahal and gospel quintet the Fairfield Four, the L.A. edition of "Down From the Mountain" covered the broadest musical spectrum this ambitious and successful tour has…
In the first of several planned centennial celebrations to honor composer Richard Rodgers, the Valentine's Day concert at Weill Recital Hall turned out to be a sweet modest affair that focused on the…
The kickoff to the 10th anniversary celebration of the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band sadly turned out to be the prelude to a farewell tour. In an unpopular decision made by the venue's new artistic…
EMI has appointed Michael Ritto president of EMI Recorded Music Denmark. Meanwhile, Henriette Blix, managing director of Virgin Records Denmark, is leaving the Brit music major.
Hollywood has urged the Bush administration to redouble its efforts to stop piracy in foreign markets, even if that means withdrawing trade benefits or imposing economic sanctions.