David Byrne is about the closest thing modern pop music has to Woody Allen's "Zelig." He's traversed the landscapes of new wave, tribal dance and Brasiliana, absorbing plenty but leaving barely a…
Arista Records has moved marketing department staffers Tony Ward and Adam Lowenberg upstairs to vice president positions, reporting to marketing senior VP George Levendis.
Aside from new haircuts, very little has changed in the world of pop-punkers Blink-182. The SoCal trio's Hollywood show Friday oozed with the same irresistible, breezy songs and harmless potty-mouth…
Very little has changed with Living Colour. Once hailed as a grand mating of the Bad Brains and Van Halen, Living Colour is still pretty much mining the same lode, with the decoration of a few snazzy…
Having been forced to cancel a March gig at the Jazz Bakery due to illness, Ahmad Jamal appeared there as promised last week -- and he was greeted by an unusually large, unusually demonstrative…
VH1 Classic, the digital-network clone of VH1 that focuses on musicvideos from the 1960s, '70s and '80s, has landed carriage deals with three big cable operators that will put the service before 8…
Perry Como, the crooning baritone barber famous for his relaxed vocals, cardigan sweaters and television Christmas specials, died Saturday at his home. Some sources listed Como's age as 88; others…
Online music software creator Liquid Audio reported lower net revenues for the first quarter of $1.7 million, compared with $3 million during the period, ended March 31, last year.
CMT: Country Music TV has committed to its most ambitious program yet, "CMT Most Wanted Live," a daily hourlong show at 6 p.m. featuring Q&As with top country artists, TV premieres of new videos, and…
Ex-BMG Entertainment chief exec Strauss Zelnick has apparently found an unlikely new home at Japanese entertainment concern Nippon Columbia.
Southern darlings ruled the Academy of Country Music Awards on Wednesday night with Lee Ann Womack and the Dixie Chicks claiming three honors each at the Universal Amphitheatre.