BMG Entertainment's Arista Records imprint has signed singer, songwriter and prolific producer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds to a multiyear, multialbum recording contract as a solo artist.
Music and video retailer Musicland Stores saw its third-quarter profit sink 91%, as e-retailing losses ballooned and overall sales were hampered by what execs called a weak record-release period.
On the concert stage, Panamanian pianist Danilo Perez takes a deconstructionist approach to jazz and the music of Latin and South America within the boundary-free confines of his Motherland Group, a…
Queens, N.Y.-born hard-core rapper Ja Rule reigned supreme over the U.S. album charts this week, knocking Radiohead's fourth release, "Kid A," deep into the top 10 with his second full-length album.
NEW YORK -- VH1 has put three gameshow pilots into production, one based on the venerable network-daytime quiz program "Name That Tune."
The National Music Publishers' Assn. called a truce with embattled music download site MP3.com Wednesday, inking a licensing deal that helps clear the road for the Netco's controversial My.MP3.com…
"We're going to play some tunes," Lee Konitz deadpanned as he and Alan Broadbent opened a six-night-long series of duets at the Jazz Bakery. Well, yes and no; there were a few tunes to be detected…
Yahoo! has pacted with iMix.com to offer customized compact discs to Netizens who use the portal's e-commerce services.
Even as her embattled music file-sharing employer battles it out with the record industry in federal court, Elizabeth Brooks has ankled her position as VP of marketing at Napster to join iCast Music…
There are those who consider Victoria Williams to be cloying and overly sentimental, but they're the kind of people who'd consign Frank Capra to a similar pigeonhole. As she proved on the first…