With five nominations, singer Ashanti leads the pack for the eighth annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards. The late Aaliyah received four and Alicia Keys three for the honors that will be presented…
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Warner Music Group has expanded its relationship with Mike Curb, chairman and founder of country music powerhouse Curb Records.
British diskery the EMI Group has tapped veteran PR exec Jeanne Meyer to head up its corporate communications department in North America as senior vice president.
Veteran British record producer Gus Dudgeon died in a car crash in Berkshire, England July 21. His wife was also killed.
Viewers of Fox's summer megahit "American Idol" won't have to wait long to hear the first single from whomever wins the competish.
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival will be the highlight of "Hot Summer Nights," a monthlong music marathon to air on Trio in August.
Riverhead Books has secured world rights to West Coast rap entrepreneur Marion "Suge" Knight's autobiography.
Eminem's musicvid "Without Me" and Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott's "One Minute Man" topped the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards nominations list Monday, nabbing six apiece.
It's possible to come up with a rationale for the pairing of the durable Sergio Mendes and Portland's 11-person Pink Martini band on one bill -- an attempt to cater to the campy late-'90s phenomenon…