Warner Music Group has announced the retirement of Ramon Lopez, chairman and CEO of Warner Music Intl. (WMI), effective Dec. 31.
It would seem that every band that ever filled a venue in the 1980s has made, or will eventually make, a reappearance. Saturday night was the Knitters' turn.
Ricky Martin, just about the hottest pop thing going these days, started his sold-out Staples Center show with his huge party hit "Livin' La Vida Loca," a kick-off move that may sound like a bold…
In a world that has become narrow-casted and micro-managed, Mercury recording artists the Mavericks are an anomaly. Charting early in their career on the country charts, the Mavericks have since…
In Los Angeles, opening acts rarely receive attentive and appreciative audiences, let alone standing ovations. When the crowd rose following mandolinist David Grisman's exhilarating jam on the…
-- Miami's apparent inability to host the first Latin Grammys next fall because of anti-Cuban laws may prove to be good news for Los Angeles.
Teen idols who try to be taken seriously in their adulthood are in for a long, hard haul; they are expected to be forever young and beautiful, and expected to play every last gig even if it means the…
Rage Against the Machine scored its second straight No. 1 album and managed to surpass the opening sales total of its previous album by a hefty 73%.
Universal Music's online record label Jimmy and Doug's Farm Club launched Tuesday as Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. talked of a potential spinoff of the company's Internet music business.
In his long overdue Birdland debut, tenorman Harry Allen displayed his trademark rich melodic tone, an intrinsic ability to swing and beautifully structured phrasing. Active on the scene for a little…
After 10 years in absentia, Eurythmics -- the vehicle that made androgynous lead singer Annie Lennox an international superstar and her partner Dave Stewart one of the most in-demand producers of the…