The Rev. Al Green took the stage in Central Park resplendent in a white-on-white ensemble, and although he gave copious thanks to the Man Upstairs, he chose to concentrate almost exclusively on his…
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…
Two Detroit-based bad boys, rapper Eminem and rap-rocker Kid Rock, hold down the top spots on the national music charts for the week ending June 4.
Shares of MP3.com soared nearly 50%, closing at $16.88 Wednesday, as speculation swirled that several of the five major label groups are close to settling their copyright infringement suits with the…
Bill Laswell never met a genre he couldn't tinker with. He has coaxed career performances from metal-mongers Motorhead and White Zombie, dabbled in Middle Eastern musical mosaics and added his…
The stock of Nine Inch Nails and its reclusive tortured-genius leader Trent Reznor has suffered of late with the poor commercial performance of the group's most recent, double-length album, but the…
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.
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.