Hip-hop, here's a message from your elders: Don't squander your potential to shape culture and politics.
VH1, Cablevision and Miramax will join Oct. 20 to present "The Concert for New York" at Madison Square Garden.
Claude Nobs, founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival, is retiring from his post as managing director of Warner Music Switzerland. He will remain as organizer of the Montreux fest.
Just for Variety by Army Archerd
A New York District Court judge handed the National Music Publishers Assn. a victory Wednesday in its copyright infringement battle against the world's largest recorded music company, Universal Music…
Orlando "Cachaito" Lopez is the modernist in the Buena Vista Social Club. His superb solo debut on World Circuit/Nonesuch points a musical arrow toward the U.S. soul-jazz movement of the late '60s…
Confirming rumors that had been circulating for the past week, nascent digital music company MusicNet said it has shipped its technology platform to retail partners America Online and RealNetworks…
Rapper Jay-Z still had the blueprint to sales success in this week's album charts, hanging on the No. 1 slot, despite an impressive crop of debuts led by singer-songwriter Tori Amos.
If, as the pundits keep saying, our irony age is over, what is to become of alternative rock, a style of music that was built on the foundation of ironic disengagement? In the band Beulah, the sold…
Veteran music agent Rob Prinz has joined United Talent Agency to head the music department and oversee the agency's newly formed booking and touring operation. He comes with a mandate to…
Shares of British music major EMI took a nose-dive in U.K. and U.S. markets Tuesday after the company issued a surprise warning forecasting a 20% drop in pre-tax profits for the year.