Los Angeles' Staples Center, whose owners include entertainment entrepreneur Philip Anschutz, has wrested a top arena-of-the-year accolade away from Cablevision's Madison Square Garden.
Software company Loudeye Technologies has acquired DiscoverMusic, giving the infrastructure provider access to song samples from BMG Entertainment, EMI Recorded Music, Universal Music Group and…
In case there was any doubt, Mark Knopfler, former front man of Dire Straits, is now officially a rock dinosaur: a newly discovered prehistoric species has been named after him.
The 25th Sydney Festival wrapped Jan. 26, after three weeks, with organizers claiming to have met B.O. targets and achieved "a substantial six-figure surplus."
Over the course of their 15 years together, They Might Be Giants' members have used just about every communication device extant to bring their music to the public. And while they've progressed from…
Professor Kenny Burrell, head of the Jazz Studies department at UCLA and also one of the most esteemed guitarists of the last half-century, is giving what amounts to a series of master classes in…
At a time when political figures such as John Ashcroft, Gale Norton and even President George W. Bush describe the Confederacy in nostalgic terms, 16 Horsepower provides a much-needed antidote. In…
EMI has agreed to a strategic alliance with U.K. Webcaster Virtuebroadcasting.com.
British singer-songwriter Elvis Costello has inked a multiyear deal with BMG Music Publishing to manage all his future writing efforts, the company announced Tuesday.
Napster fans better hurry up and download all the free songs they want. Company will reportedly bow a paid subscription service this summer, although execs with the file-swapping company and…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters has asked a federal court to overturn a new U.S. copyright rule requiring broadcasters to pay additional royalties for music streamed over the Internet.