Four of the week's top five albums are new releases, with the ninth edition of the "Wow" hits collection from Universal Music Enterprises taking the No. 1 spot on sales of 419,000 units.
American Songbook's two-night spring series kicked off with Mary Cleere Haran's Gershwin tribute. The program, first performed in London four years ago, teamed Haran with distinguished accompanist…
Warner Music has tapped veteran producer Danny Bramson to run a newly created division, Warner Music Group Soundtracks, to consolidate the various soundtrack operations at the music giant's…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘Sully,’ ‘Patriots Day,’ ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Could Crack Film Editing Oscar Race
- Oscars: ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Advance in Visual Effects Race
- Warren Beatty Honored by Kirk Douglas, Don Cheadle at Santa Barbara Fete
- Playback: Ben Foster on ‘Hell or High Water’ and Being a ‘Builder’ as an Actor
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Watching a performer exorcise demons isn't supposed to be fun. It can, however, be wholly compelling -- a description quite fitting for the spare Gotham show staged Saturday by Mark Oliver Everett…
New York University prexy L. Jay Oliva and philanthropist Alberto Vilar tapped the first batch of Alberto Vilar Global Fellows on Tuesday.
Fresh from axing 400 artists from its roster, music empire EMI Group was negotiating a multimillion-dollar deal on Monday to stop its star British act Robbie Williams from defecting to a rival label.
San Diego punk band Unwritten Law, formed about 10 years ago, has certainly paid its dues, enduring numerous early lineup changes (only drummer Wade Young is an original member), signing three record…
Although he has recorded a whopping number of Grammy-winning albums and performed thousands of shows all over the world, Pat Metheny remains an unassuming musician enamored with the sound of his…
Over the past decade, bassist Ben Allison has quietly established a reputation as one of the East Coast's more cerebral jazz voices, heading up the Jazz Composers Collective, working with the Aaron…
Roy Wood is the very model of a vintage British pop loon: Gnome-like and garishly attired, bagpipe-toting and firmly ensconced in the music hall tradition of his grandpa's generation. Wood kicked off…