Music industry vet Phil Costello has been tapped senior veep of promotion for Reprise Records. Costello will oversee the label's efforts to nab radio airplay for its artists. It's also the latest key…
Sales of pirated music CDs grew 20% worldwide in 1998, the result of rampant illegal manufacturing and a sophisticated smuggling network between Southeast Asia and Latin America.
They may not like the comparison, but the Moffatts, who made a big impression on their curious young fans at the Roxy, are Canada's answer to Hanson, a cute and cuddly group of smiling high…
Universal Music Group is on the verge of inking singer Enrique Iglesias to a multi-album recording pact worth nearly $40 million, barring any last minute complications.
The Backstreet Boys' "Millennium" was the bestselling album in the nation for the third consecutive week as more than 437,000 copies of the disc went home with fans, according to sales data released…
Phil Costello has been tapped senior veep of promotion for Reprise Records, ending months of industry speculation over where he would land after ankling Capitol Records.
Texas-based alternative country-rockers Old 97's boldly lived up to their ample reputation as live performers in a stimulating, pop-grounded concert at the House of Blues on Thursday and proved that…
Tucked into a valley northeast of Ventura (which served filmmaker Frank Capra as a site for the original version of "Lost Horizon"), the town of Ojai (population 7,500) is no more than a 90-minute…
Hitting Los Angeles a week after the release of her compilation album "Party Doll and Other Favorites" (Columbia), Mary Chapin Carpenter retained the album's flair by rearranging a few of her…
Jazz and pop singer Mel Torme, whose crooning vocals led to the unwanted nickname "the Velvet Fog," died Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 73.
In a sprawling introduction to much of his new Pointblank album "Back on Top," Van Morrison made an ambitious run at cementing himself as the Belfast Bluesman in front of an overly enthusiastic crowd.