Britain, birthplace of rock music icons like the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, has gone crazy for manufactured pop bands, which dominated the last weekly singles chart of 2002.
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Beleaguered record companies got the Christmas treat they'd been praying for this week, as a frenzy of last-minute holiday shopping at record stores sent sales numbers skyrocketing in the last album…
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Mexico's largest digital cable operator, Cablevision, has inked a multiyear carriage agreement with Soundtrack Channel, the L.A.-based around-the-clock service that features musicvideos from movie…
Santander Music Group has inked a joint venture with La Academia de Artistas de Espana, which represents the Spanish performers of hit GestMusic-Endemol reality competish "Operacion Triunfo."
Once the prestigious tour for up-and-coming rap acts, Lyricists Lounge shows signs this time around that it must be completely overhauled or face the danger of becoming an afterthought. Judging by…
Joe Strummer, who brought punk attitude and politics to one of the most significant bands in rock 'n' roll history, the Clash, died of a heart attack Sunday at his home in Somerset, England. He was…
The Rolling Stones are taking some time off from their current world tour to show some sympathy for the planet next February, staging a free concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles to raise…
The term "oldies shows" is generally used for acts from the '50s and '60s, but at this late date, the three major acts on this Palace bill qualify, regardless of their beginnings as late '70s…
Moribund digital music Netco Liquid Audio agreed Friday to suspend the payment of a final $58 million dividend to shareholders prior to its liquidation, following a court challenge from German media…
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