Gotham-based online entertainment site Sputnik7.com has acquired music portal/digital music locker service Epitonic.com for an undisclosed amount of cash, the companies are expected to announce today.
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music, has named Adam Block to the newly created post of vice president and general manager. Block, a nine-year Legacy vet, will be responsible for all…
It can only be right that a band as unlikely as Radiohead is repped by management as improbable as Courtyard Music. Chris Hufford, Bryce Edge and Brian Message handle what is arguably the hottest…
In a wide open field for the top honors in the music world, Dr. Dre and members of Destiny's Child snagged five nominations each today. No disc is nominated for both record and album of the year.
43rd Annual Grammy Nomination List
Singer-songwriter Paul McCartney is to publish more than 100 of his poems in a collection called "Blackbird Singing" as a personal tribute to his late wife Linda, who died of cancer in 1998.
Former music industry pariah Napster took another step toward respectability Tuesday, signing a pact with German indie label Edel Music to use its catalog in its legal, membership-based file-sharing…
In Ken Burns' "Jazz" documentary, Wynton Marsalis ascribes a pioneer spirit to the music of Louis Armstrong -- his new music in the 1920s, Marsalis says, provided an inspiration for others to seek…
Swing was certainly the dominant musical voice of the 1930s and '40s, yet on most nights, the crowded dance floor at Swing 46 is generously peppered by two dozen young couples jitterbugging…
A stalling U.S. economy, the end of minimum-pricing agreements and revolutionary changes in how consumers get their music all contributed to a generally tepid holiday season for music sales.
The cool and controlled Teddy Edwards, one of the last great vestiges of the swinging post-war years on L.A.'s Central Avenue, takes an onstage tack diametrically opposed to that of his co-leader…