Toward the end of the Strokes' short set, Julian Casablancas, lead singer of the New York band, looked out over the sweaty, enthusiastic crowd at the Troubadour and smiled. "The last time we were in…
The original recording of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," composed 62 years ago by South African Solomon Linda, is being released again to benefit his family.
Inking what appears to be the biggest recording deal in the history of the music biz, superstar diva Whitney Houston has reupped with Arista Records in a contract worth a whopping $100 million.
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The Recording Industry Assn. of America has expanded the role of L.A.-based exec Joel Flatow to include the title of general manager, West Coast affairs, as the org makes an effort to beef up ties to…
Capitol Hill pols supportive of getting tunes flowing on the Internet are expected to push legislation today ordering music companies to offer the same price when cutting various deals with Web…
MTV Latin America has inked its first PPV deal in the region for two "Unplugged" specials. Satcaster Sky Mexico has bought the rights to MTV's specials with Chilean pop/rock band La Ley and with…
The fourth-annual EAT'M music conference and artist showcase is set to unspool May 29-31 in Las Vegas, confab founder Lisa Tenner said Wednesday.
Rumors of teen-pop's death have been greatly exaggerated, as genre standard-bearers 'N Sync showed convincingly by posting the second-best debut-week sales numbers in history.
Long live Napster. Or its idea, anyway. A pair of Capitol Hill lawmakers are getting ready to introduce legislation that would loosen copyright laws to help legitimate, Internet-based music services…
Webcasters went at it with the record labels Tuesday, hinting that the majors are exaggerating when they describe the recording biz as financially risky.
As might be expected from an artist known for studio perfectionism, Lucinda Williams has never really seemed comfortable on the stage. But that changed at the House of Blues on Monday. Williams…