Morrissey, the former Smiths frontman who's maintained a roller coaster solo career of inconsistency and controversy since that celebrated English band's break-up in 1987, seems to have finally made…
Roadrunner, the Dutch-based music company that has offices worldwide, has bought out the Dutch-based Arcade Music Group for an undisclosed amount of money.
More than 2-1/2 years after his death, the Notorious B.I.G. has topped the U.S. pop charts with the new album "Born Again," according to sales data issued Wednesday.
The Knitting Factory, the premier presenter of music from the fringes of jazz, rock and classical, in April will open a Hollywood outlet that will feature two performance spaces, a bar and, most…
Disney's Hollywood Records and Centropolis Entertainment have entered into an exclusive agreement to distribute soundtrack albums on the imprint Centropolis Records.
Saturday night at the Pond was the place to be for SoCal modern rock fans, as Burbank radio station KROQ hosted its annual holiday festival featuring, as always, an impressive lineup of the genre's…
Stephin Merritt is one of indie rock's least likely success stories -- in fact, the leader of Magnetic Fields is one of the least likely characters in all of rock. He's an openly gay, defiantly…
Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt and James Taylor, along with the bands the Lovin' Spoonful, Earth, Wind and Fire and the Moonglows, will be inducted into the 15th class at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…
At the first of three sold-out (non-consecutive) nights at the Wiltern promoting their newly-issued third studio album, Counting Crows -- led by emotive, dreadlocked singer Adam Duritz -- tried hard…
Canadian country-pop singer Shania Twain topped the list of nominees for the American Music Awards for the second year in a row, while male performers remained on the endangered species list.
Singers Harry Belafonte, Willie Nelson, Woody Guthrie and John Lee Hooker were named Lifetime Achievement Award winners of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.