This year's edition of the Smokin' Grooves Tour (the first since 1998) makes clear that the more entrepreneurial of hip-hop musicians have taken the relationship further, organizing their acts along…
"Saturday Night Live" star Jimmy Fallon will host next month's MTV Video Music Awards, while Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band are close to signing on to headline the show.
Negotiators for record labels and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have put talks on a two-month hiatus to perform research on health and retirement issues.
Marking the second high-dollar deal for music-publishing assets in a month, EMI plans to buy the rest of Motown publishing catalog Jobete by early 2003, chairman Eric Nicoli said at the British music…
As the music industry's efforts to build a business in cyberspace languish in a quagmire of competing interests, two very different visions of how to kickstart the process have found their way to…
The Flaming Lips are nothing if not unpredictable. So no one should have been surprised when two-thirds of the band took the stage at the Knitting Factory dressed in animal costumes. But with the…
Damon Dash will produce, direct and star in "Death of a Dynasty," to co-star Ebon Moss-Bachrach and comedian Capone. "Death" centers on a young journalist who trails a music mogul and incorrectly…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
The difficulty of bringing to a song the qualities that Billie Holiday did during her recording years of 1933-58 was amplified in a mixed bag of Holiday-related renditions at the Bowl.
Music fans weren't quite ready to vacate "Nellyville" this week, as St. Louis rapper Nelly's sophomore LP beat off a strong debut from funk-punk foursome the Red Hot Chili Peppers and held on to the…