Former music industry pariah Napster took another step toward respectability Tuesday, signing a pact with German indie label Edel Music to use its catalog in its legal, membership-based file-sharing…
Singer-songwriter Paul McCartney is to publish more than 100 of his poems in a collection called "Blackbird Singing" as a personal tribute to his late wife Linda, who died of cancer in 1998.
In a wide open field for the top honors in the music world, Dr. Dre and members of Destiny's Child snagged five nominations each today. No disc is nominated for both record and album of the year.
In Ken Burns' "Jazz" documentary, Wynton Marsalis ascribes a pioneer spirit to the music of Louis Armstrong -- his new music in the 1920s, Marsalis says, provided an inspiration for others to seek…
Swing was certainly the dominant musical voice of the 1930s and '40s, yet on most nights, the crowded dance floor at Swing 46 is generously peppered by two dozen young couples jitterbugging…
A stalling U.S. economy, the end of minimum-pricing agreements and revolutionary changes in how consumers get their music all contributed to a generally tepid holiday season for music sales.
The cool and controlled Teddy Edwards, one of the last great vestiges of the swinging post-war years on L.A.'s Central Avenue, takes an onstage tack diametrically opposed to that of his co-leader…
Turner Classic Movies is giving one budding composer the chance to score a silent film. The cable network, along with Film Music magazine and Guitar Center, will present the second Young Film…
Reflecting the aging of the Woodstock generation, senior citizen and rock diva Tina Turner topped the year's touring musical acts in a recently published list of top concert grosses.
A group of veteran TV and music industry execs will launch a fledgling musicvideo TV network, dubbed Studio M, on New Year's Day in an attempt to carve out a niche amid MTV's dominance. The net's…