In recent times, quite a few superstar artists have been lambasted for mounting live shows that all but ignore the hits that won over a mass audience in the first place -- a charge that could never…
In a bid to revitalize the finances of its stagnating music labels, EMI Group has named former Polygram topper Alain Levy chairman and CEO of its recorded music unit, replacing Ken Berry.
A suit that pits the estate of legendary crooner Bing Crosby against Universal Music Group alleges that the family has been cheated out of royalties to the tune of $16 million.
In her Manhattan nightclub debut, TV soap queen Susan Lucci gives a sultry and seductive performance that makes the most of her limited vocal resources and even more limited technique.
One of the premier bands of the 1980s, Australia's Midnight Oil is plotting a return to international prominence with that unmistakable big-bass, big-drum sound and the charismatic, herky-jerky…
Austin-based musician Bob Schneider's major label debut, "Lonelyland" (Universal), shows him to be a singer-songwriter in the style of Paul Simon or Dave Matthews, with touches of Tom Waits and Neil…
Jonathan Richman has undergone a number of metamorphoses over the years, from angst-ridden proto-punk to purveyor of second-childhood innocence to -- thanks to his role in "Something About Mary" -- a…
Dimension Films is getting its musical act together: The studio has inked a first-look deal with music publishing vets Cecil Chambers and Shakir Stewart. The duo will work with Dimension in producing…
Tori Amos certainly knows how to make an entrance. On Tuesday night, the enigmatic singer-songwriter kicked off the first of three Gotham shows on her solo American tour by pitching the Beacon…
Music fans had nothing but love for rapper Ja Rule last week, piling into record stores and vaulting his new LP to the top of the latest album rankings.
The closing perfs of her lengthy U.S. tour found Stevie Nicks living up to the title of her new album, "Trouble in Shangri-La." Her indecisive show swings back and forth between nice touches and…