Hip-hop impresario Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' latest invention laid claim to the top spot in the album charts Wednesday, leading a diverse array of strong new releases that unseated all but one of last…
Chile-born Claudia Acuna came to town to present material from her recently released second Verve album, "Rhythm of Life," and consistently sang to the back of the room. Her well-crafted vocal style…
In a cliffhanger, U.S. Librarian of Congress James Billington on Tuesday rejected a proposed royalty rate for streaming music on the Internet, saying he will come up with his own figure, prolonging a…
Red ink flowed at British music major EMI on Tuesday, even as company brass continued efforts to turn the ship around.
Rival biopics about the 1960s pop music producer Joe Meek -- the British Phil Spector -- are being prepped by directors Nick Moran and Marc Evans.
Music message boards in cyberspace are buzzing with word that the latest stabs at copy-protection technology for CDs from several major labels can be disabled with just a few well-placed scribbles…
Island Def Jam Music Group has promoted four top execs, led by Matt Signore, who becomes co-general manager and chief financial officer of the Universal Music division.
Brit music major EMI has appointed James Anderson senior VP of EMI Recorded Music, with responsibility for the division's IT activities.
U.K. music sales were up 4% in the first quarter of 2002 to $249 million ($363 million), marking the market's 11th consecutive quarter of growth.
"Pinero" triumphed Saturday at the 2002 American Latino Media Arts Awards, nabbing three Almas, including motion picture.