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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
The last word you'd associate with Suzanne Vega is earthy. With her ethereal voice and oblique, analytical lyrics, the New York singer-songwriter has been the most cerebral of pop stars. The…
AOL Time Warner is moving ahead with its previously announced plans to launch a cable TV music channel. The net, which would go head-to-head with Viacom's MTV and VH1, could launch as soon as the end…
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