Throughout his 20-year career, Mike Scott has embraced contradictions -- not so much to resolve them, but as a test of faith. In Scott's world, suffering and war are not concepts to wrestle with, but…
Pressplay, the digital music offering backed by media congloms Vivendi Universal and Sony, has racked up content licensing deals with six independent labels, repping an eclectic range of artists from…
In her debut at Feinstein's at the Regency, Ann Hampton Callaway pays homage to a dozen legendary pop and jazz singers who paved the way, set the rules and inspired her career as a keenly poised and…
A group of entertainment and online orgs, including the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers, fired off a letter to Congress Tuesday, urging support of recent legislation aimed at speeding the…
ABC plans to televise a two-hour version of this Sunday's "United We Stand," an all-day concert at Washington, D.C.'s RFK Stadium benefiting victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
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The Grammy Awards will take place in Los Angeles next year, most likely on Feb. 27 at Staples Center. "The city of Los Angeles is looking forward to hosting the Grammys for the fourth consecutive…
Attendees at "The Concert for New York City" will be treated to more than just music: Short films by Woody Allen, Edward Burns, Spike Lee, Martin Scorsese, Jerry Seinfeld and Kevin Smith will…
Roughnecked hip-hop still rules the record charts, but it's getting some stiff competition from the queen of non-threatening pop.
Before screening his upcoming pic "The Royal Tenenbaums" for the press at the New York Film Festival, helmer Wes Anderson warned the audience to take the musical selections with a grain of salt…