NBC's got Cher, babe. The Peacock has sealed a deal with the former Mrs. Bono to tape a two-hour concert special featuring the now-blonde diva for air sometime midseason.
Rock group Bon Jovi will be stocked in stores today after all. A U.S. District Court judge in New York has denied a request from Netco DownloadCard for an injunction against the release of "Bounce,"…
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Viacom-owned music web MTV has nabbed a spot for its 24-hour Music Factory channel on the U.K.'s free digital terrestrial platform Freeview, skedded to launch Oct. 30.
The Recording Academy is expected to announce Monday that it has named Bono, front man for Irish supergroup U2, as its 2003 MusiCares person of the year.
After a weekend of feverish negotiations, record companies and online broadcasters hit upon a compromise late Sunday on royalty rates aimed at compensating labels while giving indie Webcasters some…
Rhino Entertainment is financing and producing "Project Street," a doc about the urban culture that emerged from the intersection of skateboarding and hip-hop.
MTV will debut a 90-minute commercial-free music special on its networks worldwide Dec. 1 in honor of World AIDS Day.
There was no shortage of fine music at the Sacred World show at the Greek Theater -- the closing gala of this year's World Festival of Sacred Music -- but the evening's politically correct agenda and…
All of the musicmaking experiences that composer-bassist Dave Holland has had over the decades seem to be converging upon his latest, grandest project, a 13-piece big band. Yet neither his first…
Around the world, 50 million file swappers are downloading free music at a rate of nearly 3 billion tracks a month. Music execs have reluctantly acknowledged that they can't kill digital piracy, so…