At Cologne's 11th annual Popkomm, Europe's biggest music biz gathering, the focus was on the growing piracy of CDs and dropping sales in Germany.
Country music's share of the record sales charts may be dipping after a decade of buoyant growth led by acts such as Garth Brooks and Shania Twain, but denizens of Nashville's Music Row are…
Sometimes a performer does a show for his audience and sometimes he does one for himself. And while this small-club homecoming unquestionably fell into the latter category, Summer of Love vet John…
Dramatic singing took center stage Sunday in a multi-national celebration of gypsy music: Musafir, from India, showcased wildly demonstrative singers backed by tablas, harmonium and a reed instrument…
Celebrating a 50th anniversary as a bandleader, Tito Puente fronted his orchestra in a performance that soared with uncommon vigor, complemented by highly charged virtuoso solos. The 75-year-old…
Music industry consolidation and an increase in product returned by retailers contributed to a mostly flat domestic marketplace during the first half of 1999, according to figures released Thursday…
After a two-year local concert absence, Brooklyn-based singing sensation Maxwell made a seductive return to Southern California at the near-hysterical Universal Amphitheatre on Tuesday, the first of…
Between the three 40-minute sets Anita O'Day performed Tuesday, a screen drops behind the Atlas stage, and the singer is seen in her early 20s bouncing, dancing and singing with a rowdy Gene Krupa…
Julio Iglesias Jr. will make his concert debut Aug. 26 at Studio 54 in the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. His solo performance celebrates the U.S. launch of his first album, "Under My Eyes."
About a week after Japan adopted an ode to the eternal reign of the emperor as its national anthem, Polydor KK has decided to cancel the release of a CD that contains a punk version of the song.
The Backstreet Boys' "Millennium" was the bestselling album in the nation for the second consecutive week, according to sales data released Wednesday.