Rapper-entrepreneur Jay-Z settled in at the top of the heap in this week's charts, but sales for all of the top performers ebbed from last week's levels amid a general retail malaise nationwide.
Courtney Love has sued UMG Recordings, asking that the company be barred from releasing any music by Nirvana, the band created by her late husband Kurt Cobain, and that the masters of all Nirvana's…
Hollywood Records, which is part of the Buena Vista Music Group, has tapped former MCA Records exec VP Abbey Konowitch as senior veep-general manager.
Record retailer Tower Records, which has been looking for ways to raise money, said Monday it has substantially completed an amendment to its credit facility that will provide ready availability of…
Pressplay, the digital music initiative backed by Vivendi Universal and Sony, has inked a licensing deal with EMI, marking the first major crossover between two forthcoming label-backed subscription…
Will there be any room in post-attack America for shock music acts like Marilyn Manson or songs like N.W.A.'s infamous "F*** Tha Police"?
There's a new festival in town -- sort of -- for the 2001 Verizon Music Festival is really a cobbled-together patchwork of already scheduled concerts, normal club dates and attractive freebies…
Since his first appearance 25 years ago, Elvis Costello has cobbled out an exemplary career. He is a musician who is unafraid to follow his enthusiasms, which have ranged from country to chamber…
More than 70 Latino music stars, including Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin, Arturo Sandoval and Jon Secada, got together Friday to record "El Ultimo Adios" (The Last Goodbye) to benefit Sept. 11…
Only six days after what would have been his 75th birthday, the esteemed, and in many corners sainted, John Coltrane was remembered Saturday night at a gala benefit dinner concert thrown by a newly…