Tito Puente, the playful bandleader who ushered in the first Latin invasion of American popular music, died Wednesday night at the age of 77 at New York U Medical Center.
Drummer Brian Blade, who has recorded with a diverse crowd that includes Joshua Redman, Bob Dylan, Kenny Garrett and Emmylou Harris, leads his band like no other man behind the trap kit. He doesn't…
Hip-hop Web site Hookt.com has closed a $12 million second round of funding.
WWW.com, an Internet company that provides the technological backbone for online radio stations, announced Wednesday that it has accumulated $41.5 million of venture capital funding during the past…
Virgin Interactive Entertainment VP of finance Nora Rothrock has ankled her post to become senior veep of MTVi Europe, it was announced Wednesday. She will head up the European division of nine MTVi…
Backed by a small but crackling orchestra augmented by a lush nine-piece string section, veteran crooner Vic Damone announced to a devoted capacity audience that he was going to sing his heart out…
In the midst of a hiatus from his singing career, Michael Jackson is now moonwalking on the Web as an Internet investor. The usually low-profile Jackson announced Tuesday that he is a key partner and…
For the second week in a row, another album sales record has been busted, this time by white rapper Eminem, whose sophomore disc, "The Marshall Mathers LP" (Aftermath/Interscope), sold more than 1.7…
The background music that haunts you during your trip through the grocery store may soon be supplied by one of the most controversial companies in digital music. San Diego-based MP3.com on Tuesday…
Edel Music, Europe's biggest independent music group, has formed a strategic alliance with News Corp. Music Group (NCM) that will make Rupert Murdoch's son James a member of Edel's supervisory board.
BMG Entertainment has combined the BMG Classics and Windham Hill record labels with RCA Records to form the RCA Music Group.