Comedian and talks-show host Jon Stewart has been named host of the Grammy Awards ceremony on Wednesday, replacing Whoopi Goldberg who had to pull out due to health problems.
Shaggy hung on to his hard-earned No. 1 spot in the album charts for the second week in a row, just one of a number of chart veterans who made their presence known with strong sales gains this week.
Works by Louis Armstrong, whose life was central to the recently aired documentary "Jazz," and the Beatles have joined the 2001 class of recordings selected for the Grammy Hall of Fame.
The U.K. government has launched an investigation into whether the British music industry is acting as a cartel to keep CD prices high.
University Records, home to hit R&B acts Dru Hill and Mya, has signed a worldwide distribution pact with legendary soul imprint Motown Records.
As the Monday deadline approached for an appellate court ruling on the fate of Napster, Netizens flocked to the rogue file-sharing service in record numbers for what they feared may be its last…
Rapper Eminem, who is both critically acclaimed and denounced as homophobic and misogynistic, will perform at the Grammy Awards this month, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences prexy Michael…
Elton John and Billy Joel would seem to be a natural pairing -- both purvey a piano-based style of rock heavily influenced by early '60s pop, soul and the work of the Brill Building songwriters. But…
The record industry scored a major victory Monday against the file-sharing service and music biz nemesis Napster when a federal appeals court upheld an injunction and affirmed industry arguments that…
Music Netco Soundbreak.com is shifting its business model toward syndication, a move that execs hope will prevent the company from becoming another dot-com casualty.