Record buyers clamored for a "lisen" of the latest effort from Philly-born neo soul heartthrob Musiq, vaulting his new disc "Juslisen" to No. 1 in its debut week on the album charts.
Capitol Hill solons admitted Wednesday there is little they can do to stop Librarian of Congress James Billington from announcing the new royalty rate Webcasters will have to pay record labels and…
Here Be Monsters," Ed Harcourt's Capitol debut, takes its title from a warning on early maps, cautioning sailors from uncharted territory. Tacking on current pop trade winds, he drifted off into some…
A prestigious group of composers -- Randy Newman, Ennio Morricone, Francis Lai and Angelo Baldamenti -- will inaugurate a music program along the seaside promenade today at noon, opposite the…
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MTV Networks has finalized a deal with MTV content king Brian Graden to add VH1 programming, production and development responsibilities to his purview.
Negotiators for AFTRA and major record labels will launch talks Thursday in Gotham on a sound recordings contract, seven weeks prior to the June 30 expiration of the current pact.
Indie labels and artists' reps hit Capitol Hill Tuesday in an 11th-hour bid to push through a new royalty rate webcasters will have to pay for music streamed on the Internet.
Following the unexpected split last year of rising Texas rock band At the Drive-In has come the recent emergence of two compelling and distinct new groups in its place, the fusion-minded Mars Volta…
Not so long ago, Milwaukee band the Promise Ring was seen as one of the most likely groups to bring "emo-core," that post-punk style that joins emotional lyrics with hard-core musical leanings, to…
Major labels Warner Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment have sold off an 85% stake in direct-mail retailing giant Columbia House to Gotham-based investment group Blackstone Capital Partners at a…