The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences' MusiCares Foundation has tapped veteran singer/songwriter Paul Simon as the 2001 MusiCares Person of the Year, NARAS prexy and CEO Michael Greene…
On her latest album, "Invincible Summer," k.d. lang surrounds her emotionally supple vocals with eccentric, sophisticated mid '60s-influenced pop, where Tropicalia rhythms mingle with psychedelic…
Attorney John T. Frankenheimer will be honored at the UJA's Spirit of Music Award black tie gala dinner Dec. 6 at the Pierre in New York City.
When he was young, someone must have stolen J. Mascis' blankey. How else to explain the yearning for security at the center of his songs that feels so adolescent, if not positively childlike.
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…
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…
Gaming site Uproar.com has secured exclusive online rights to TV show "Name That Tune."
Launch.com has pacted with RealNetworks to deliver its music service using the streaming media giant's software.
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.
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),"…