The Bush administration on Tuesday announced it was taking the unusual step of imposing economic sanctions against Ukraine for failing to stamp out the globe's most lucrative and far-reaching black…
MTV has tapped Jamie Foxx to host its 18th annual Video Music Awards, to be broadcast live Sept. 6 from Gotham's Metropolitan Opera House.
As BMG Entertainment girds itself to ride out a sizable financial loss and a sweeping round of layoffs in September, several of its top staffers have moved on to greener pastures.
Contributors to the soundtrack of "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" are taking their show on the road early next year.
In her return to the Oak Room for Arthur Pomposello's annual summer jazz series, Daryl Sherman encores the subtle jazz phrasing of her politely lean and tasteful piano, and sings in a light whispery…
If anything, the Moby-spearheaded Area:One package, which wrapped up its tour at the Glen Helen Blockbuster Pavilion, suffered from an embarrassment of riches. With nearly 20 bands and DJs arrayed on…
The dog days of August have brought more than blistering heat for the recording biz, which is being asked to prove why two online music distribution services backed by the majors won't snuff out…
Universal Music and Video Distribution has upped Jim Weatherston to executive VP, reporting to group prexy Jim Urie.
At the nearly full Universal Amphitheatre Friday, near the end of a three-month U.S. tour to reintroduce the band and its extensive catalog of radio hits, the Cult played a short powerful show that…
Toward the end of the Strokes' short set, Julian Casablancas, lead singer of the New York band, looked out over the sweaty, enthusiastic crowd at the Troubadour and smiled. "The last time we were in…
The original recording of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," composed 62 years ago by South African Solomon Linda, is being released again to benefit his family.