While fraught with uncertainty over the future of music copyrights in the digital age, the rights holders' group ASCAP reported record revenues for last year at its annual West Coast membership…
Shambling across the House of Blues stage, Israel "Cachao" Lopez looked older than his 82 years. Squat and broad, he is built like a fireplug, but he was stooped over, and there was something fragile…
MCA Records has promoted Paul Satenstein to exec VP, reporting directly to MCA topper Jay Boberg.
Grammy nominees Sting, Bjork and Bob Dylan are also in the running for a best song Oscar. Also nominated in the category are soundtrack mainstay Randy Newman and the trio of Jorge Calandrelli, Tan…
Comedian and talks-show host Jon Stewart has been named host of the Grammy Awards ceremony on Wednesday, replacing Whoopi Goldberg who had to pull out due to health problems.
The U.K. government has launched an investigation into whether the British music industry is acting as a cartel to keep CD prices high.
Works by Louis Armstrong, whose life was central to the recently aired documentary "Jazz," and the Beatles have joined the 2001 class of recordings selected for the Grammy Hall of Fame.
As the Monday deadline approached for an appellate court ruling on the fate of Napster, Netizens flocked to the rogue file-sharing service in record numbers for what they feared may be its last…
Rapper Eminem, who is both critically acclaimed and denounced as homophobic and misogynistic, will perform at the Grammy Awards this month, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences prexy Michael…
The record industry scored a major victory Monday against the file-sharing service and music biz nemesis Napster when a federal appeals court upheld an injunction and affirmed industry arguments that…
Elton John and Billy Joel would seem to be a natural pairing -- both purvey a piano-based style of rock heavily influenced by early '60s pop, soul and the work of the Brill Building songwriters. But…