Wondering what the fuss is all about? As a public service, Daily Variety brings you unexpurgated lyrics to the Oscar-nominated song "Blame Canada" from the film "South Park: Bigger, Longer, and…
"No Strings Attached," the new album from boy-band sensation 'N Sync, became the first album in history to sell more than 1 million units in one day. The album racked up first-day sales of 1.1…
Rapp performs infrequently these days -- two or three times a year at most -- but the inactivity has neither dulled his quiescent voice nor his considerable skill as a storyteller.
Santana's "Supernatural" (Arista) spent its sixth straight week atop the national music charts, moving more than 307,000 units in the week ending March 17, according to sales data released Wednesday.
Yellow Magic Orchestra co-founder, soundtrack/pop/avant-garde composer, music producer, session player and sometime actor Ryuichi Sakamoto has carved out numerous careers for himself over the past…
San Francisco-based AudioSoft has inked with ASCAP to provide the performing rights org with comprehensive, fully automated reporting of music usage by Webcasters.
Richard Thompson delivered the goods: a passionate, nearly two-hour performance that drew from his entire career, and acknowledged St. Patrick's Day with a gentle, sweet rendition of "Danny Boy"…
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In the 1990s, all indie rock bands were measured against Sebadoh. While Seattle acts like Nirvana and Pearl Jam exploded in popularity early in the decade, the burden of indie credibility fell on the…
A special tribute to film composer John Williams, the 200th concert appearance of conductor John Mauceri and the return of the World Festival highlight the summer season at the Hollywood Bowl.
For the fifth straight week, Santana's "Supernatural" (Arista) retained its hold on the national music charts' top spot, shifting more than 340,000 units in the week ending March 12, according to…