R&B prodigy Alicia Keys paced the nominations race for the 16th annual Soul Train Music Awards, garnering four noms for her debut album "Songs in A Minor."
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The seven-piece band behind Steve Tyrell sounded twice that size. In his return to Feinstein's at the Regency, the swaggering, sandy-voiced crooner put the aud in a swinging mood. Tyrell's sincerity…
EMI Records is being renamed Capitol in the markets where the brand does not exist, in the latest attempt to turn around the fortunes of the ailing British music giant.
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Sony Music has named techno guru Philip R. Wiser to the newly created post of chief technology officer, based in New York, as the company moves to centralize management of its digital and online…
MCA's revamped version of Mary J. Blige's "No More Drama" powered the disc's rise to No. 10 from 28 in a week that saw the nation's top nine albums remain in the same spots as last week.
Consumer electronics maker Vialta has invested $10 million in Artisan Entertainment as part of a multiyear licensing deal to incorporate pics from the indie studio's library into a new DVD-based…
Vivendi Universal Net USA is readying to bow a new online offering called MP4.com, which will try to do for video what MP3.com did for audio on the Internet.
ASCAP distributed a record $511 million to member composers in 2001, a leap of 12% from the year previous and the highest total in the org's 88-year history. The performing rights society also…
The new musical director for the Grammy telecast may be best known as a session musician, but his true calling is jazz. Mike Melvoin, who has accompanied everybody from the Beach Boys to Tom Waits…