"Whole New You" is an apt title for Shawn Colvin's first album of original material since she walked away with two of the top Grammys in 1998 for "Sunny Came Home." Her perspective is that of a…
Sony Music has named Ric Wake senior VP of A&R at Epic Records Group, and has simultaneously extended its agreement with the veteran producer/arranger to produce artists across the Sony oeuvre.
The indomitable Shaggy was perched atop the album charts again this week, but the Puff Daddy protege act 112 led a brigade of hip-hop/R&B debuts in the top 10.
Crass commercialism was the reason the grand poobah of British folk music gave for his sold-out appearance Tuesday just a few months removed from a well-received gig at the Getty. The pitch now is a…
The Los Angeles Philharmonic, under the baton of Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Wynton Marsalis with his Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra will join forces to perform and record the trumpeter's "All Rise" for…
Clarinetist Don Byron is not the type who cares to be bothered with rigid boundaries. His latest album, "A Fine Line" (Blue Note), gleefully tramples over several of them -- from German lieder and…
Ex-Sony Music exec Andreas Kirnberger, German publishing company Eichborn and publisher-producer Achterbahn have launched music distribution and concept company Double Fun.
Laying to rest a raft of speculation, EMI Group has tapped veteran producer-manager Andy Slater to be president and CEO of Capitol Records.
Napster's efforts to block copyrighted files from its system have done very little to stop users from accessing protected music, the Recording Industry Assn. of America claimed in a filing made…
The Island Def Jam Music Group has tapped former Atlanta lawyer Jeff Kempler senior vice president of business and legal affairs.
MTV has commissioned fan reality series "Becoming," to debut during the cable net's branded "10 Spot" in May.