Threaded through the 14 years of Peter Hemming's stewardship with the Los Angeles Opera, a repertory of Benjamin Britten's operas figures among the company's major accomplishments: four works so far…
United Talent Agency has signed Grammy-winning rapper Eminem for representation in all areas, save touring.
A first film by a popular French rapper has discreetly scooped the best screen average, making nearly $8,000 per theater on 18 prints in the Paris region.
The European Commission is coming under increasing pressure to conduct a full antitrust investigation into a proposed $20 billion merger between Warner Music and the EMI Group. Composers from five…
The R&B "supergroup" Lucy Pearl made their impressive L.A.-area debut at the overflowing House of Blues, where the trio and their fine backing band brought together winning elements of hip-hop, soul…
Eddie Lambert has ankled his post as senior director of music licensing at EMI-Capitol Music to join online production studio SmashCast as the Netco's chief music officer, it was announced Tuesday.
Tucked into the hills above Ventura, Calif., the village of Ojai may be accustomed to its annual transformation from idyll among the orange groves to teeming new-music minefield, yet this year's…
Steven Spielberg, Whoopi Goldberg, Jeff Goldblum and Richard Dreyfuss have been tapped to make presentations at the Hollywood Bowl's annual gala and concert on June 23.
Producer-recording artist Kenneth "Babyface" Edmunds and his wife Tracey will produce the music for Universal's "Josie and the Pussycats."
What is jazz? The question is posed -- although not really answered -- in the program given out at the Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival, which brought this avant-leaning perf to lower Manhattan on…
Out of the Mississippi hill country comes the first great blues discovery of this century. Robert Belfour is a 60-year-old throwback to the days before amplification, when the blues was a direct link…