Modern R&B singer Craig David, already a star in Europe after his debut album was an immediate No. 1 success there last year, made an impressive Los Angeles debut at the sold-out El Rey. The…
Taken at face value, Lyle Lovett's Large Band show is a stunner. He plows through the songs that made his 1989 album "And His Large Band" such a career-maker. But where are the new songs?
Try as they might to display a more mature side as songwriters and lyricists, the members of Green Day are still working the same schtick that powered them to rock supremacy in the mid-1990s. It's…
Almost a year has passed since the Federal Trade Commission indicted Hollywood for selling violence to kids, and still the storm won't entirely go away.
America Online plans to add two content services to its cluster of Internet music properties, which combined draw nearly 25 million unique users a month.
Despite a declining overall market for recorded music worldwide, the EMI Group's sales rose 3% and operating profit held steady in the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, chairman Eric Nicoli said…
L.A. rock band Sugar Ray continues to confound the naysayers not only by continuing to release albums, but also by succeeding commercially each time it does. In fact, the band's month-old self-titled…
The fourth album from Kelly Joe Phelps is the first to feature backing musicians, giving this wordy troubadour from the Pacific Northwest a chance to embellish his folk- and rural blues-based tunes…
With last summer's highly successful reunion of soul-jazz stars most likely in mind, Jazz at the Bowl tried to serve up another such combination Wednesday night, this time focusing on a single album…
Even with Napster defanged and under the wing of media giant Bertelsmann, the sale of recorded music in the U.S. has taken it on the chin so far this year.
Amid a tough environment of declining sales in the music business this year, Maverick Records president Bill Bennett has ankled his position, and five other label staffers have been laid off…