Veteran Boston quintet Aerosmith made clear to a near-sell-out Forum crowd that, despite the mediocre albums the band has made for the last 10 years, it is still very much capable of delivering an…
Cartoon band Gorillaz has been nominated for six Brit Awards -- the U.K.'s equivalent of the Grammys -- including best group, album and single for its hit "Clint Eastwood."
At a time when many major labels have chosen to trim staff at or shutter their Nashville offices, Universal Music is launching an all-new country music imprint, as a joint venture with Tony Brown and…
Alicia Keys, Destiny's Child, Aaliyah and country crooner Tim McGraw paced the race Wednesday at Dick Clark's 29th annual American Music Awards, winning two awards apiece.
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After months of delay, embattled online music pioneer Napster finally is ready to go legit. Netco, which went on hiatus last summer after a court feud with the major labels, today plans to launch a…
Creed again has weathered the January sales drought, moving almost 166,000 copies of its Wind-up disc "Weathered" to stay atop the nation's sales chart for the seventh straight week.
The fifth annual DoubleTake Documentary Film Festival will unspool April 4-7 in Durham, N.C., with the theme "Score! Music and Documentary."
This band may have looked like a good idea on paper -- the key word being may -- but in reality electronic lounge act Lovage is a conceptual nightmare, at least in the manner it was presented Monday…
Zomba Record Group has promoted Ivan Gavin to exec VP of finance and commercial operations for North America, based in New York and reporting to Zomba Group chairman and chief exec Clive Calder.
Music netco Listen.com got a major leg up Tuesday in its bid for a piece of the nascent digital music distribution market, winning licenses to offer tracks from label groups EMI and BMG on its…