Touring to celebrate their 35th anniversary as a band (and in support of their new album, "XXXV," on Compass Records) Fairport Convention appeared at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood -- and was a…
Darlene Love is a disciple of the Phil Spector school of R&B. Her big, lustrous voice is remembered for such doo-wop milestones as "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "He's a Rebel." In an inspired bit of cabaret…
Rapper-singer Ms Dynamite's debut album, "A Little Deeper," won the U.K.'s prestigious Mercury Music Prize Tuesday night at a ceremony at London's Grosvenor House hotel.
Digital-media specialist DMOD said it had used a first-ever end-to-end digital system to create and distribute two singles and a compilation album from "American Idol" for RCA Records and eight…
The reign's in Spain on the Latin Grammy plain. One of WEA Latina's budding superstars, the 33-year-old Spaniard Alejandro Sanz took home the three big awards at the third annual Latin Grammy Awards…
Cable TV made some music news Wednesday, with HBO locking up a live performance of the Rolling Stones in January and VH1 signing Pink, David Bowie and Santana to perform at the 2002 "VH1/Vogue…
Two albums by Christian singers Bill and Gloria Gaither were the week's only top 30 debuts as major diskeries shied from releasing albums during the week of Sept. 11 remembrances.
Appalachian music legend Jean Ritchie, considered one of the greatest dulcimer players of all time, was honored Wednesday by the National Endowment of the Arts for connecting world auds to the rich…
Rapper-singer Ms Dynamite's debut album, "A Little Deeper," won the U.K.'s prestigious Mercury Music Prize Tuesday night.
Two of rock music's greatest living songwriters -- former Beatle Paul McCartney and Beach Boy Brian Wilson -- will sing two of their best-known hits together at a rare benefit performance today…