"The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber" showcases Webber's music with simplicity and restraint. Liberated from the weight of cats, chandeliers and roller skates, the melodies have more power than they…
The notion that everything old is new again is often thrown about in the realm of popular music -- but rarely has the adage been illustrated as evocatively as by pianist Bill Charlap. While Charlap…
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) intends to hold another hearing on Hollywood and violence, this time asking major retailers to describe how they can stop the sale of certain music, vidgames and pics to…
BMG Entertainment is opening up its library of musicvids to Web sites, partnering with Internet distribution ventures Akamai and Virage to set up a system for syndicating its extensive catalog to…
Gaming site Uproar.com has secured exclusive online rights to TV show "Name That Tune."
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Universal Music Group's stranglehold on the charts was finally broken this week as BMG Entertainment took both gold and silver, thanks in part to a white-hot debut by R&B crooner R. Kelly.
Radio Free Virgin and the Virgin Megastore Online have pacted with Music.com to provide a digital radio tuner on the site alongside a branded e-commerce outlet.
The very name and lingering memory of Louis Armstrong conjures up fervent thoughts in the mind of the musician. It fuels both sideman and soloist with a kind of earthy musical reverence. That's…
MTV Networks announced Wednesday that its 24-hour music net, CMT: Country Music Television, will launch in more than 4 million Comcast Cable households nationally over the next four years, with 2…
For the rabid fans of Los Angeles' album alternative outlet KACD-FM (103.1), the station's on-air demise was akin to getting dumped by a longtime steady.