Launch.com has pacted with RealNetworks to deliver its music service using the streaming media giant's software.
BMG Entertainment is opening up its library of musicvids to Web sites, partnering with Internet distribution ventures Akamai and Virage to set up a system for syndicating its extensive catalog to…
Music producer David Foster will help create an all-girl band for the WB's "Popstars" series. He will assist with the selection and participate in the recording of the group's debut album, which will…
American pop reigned at MTV Europe Music Awards in Stockholm Thursday night, with Madonna and Eminem taking two trophies each.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) intends to hold another hearing on Hollywood and violence, this time asking major retailers to describe how they can stop the sale of certain music, vidgames and pics to…
One of the first musicians to gain worldwide prominence beyond the West Africa-to-Paris pipeline, Senegal's Youssou N'Dour turns his back on Western accoutrements on his new disc "Joko (The Link),"…
"The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber" showcases Webber's music with simplicity and restraint. Liberated from the weight of cats, chandeliers and roller skates, the melodies have more power than they…
The notion that everything old is new again is often thrown about in the realm of popular music -- but rarely has the adage been illustrated as evocatively as by pianist Bill Charlap. While Charlap…
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The very name and lingering memory of Louis Armstrong conjures up fervent thoughts in the mind of the musician. It fuels both sideman and soloist with a kind of earthy musical reverence. That's…
Universal Music Group's stranglehold on the charts was finally broken this week as BMG Entertainment took both gold and silver, thanks in part to a white-hot debut by R&B crooner R. Kelly.