Hollywood Records president Peter Paterno will leave his position when his contract expires in November, the Walt Disney Co. said late Friday.
When Daryl Hall and John Oates debuted in the music business in the '70s, their blend of rock, soul and R&B was hailed as a much-needed change of pace. The duo deftly incorporated the popular Philly…
John Hiatt, long reliable as a singer, songwriter and sobriety checkpoint, returns in good voice and full of passionate, witty insights, but there isn't a drop in sight.
The Society of Composers & Lyricists raised an estimated $ 5,000 to support music education in Los Angeles-area schools at a star-studded reception Saturday at the Hollywood Bowl.
Veteran managers Peter Golden and Roy Silver, who have represented Bob Dylan, Bill Cosby, Jackson Browne and Richard Pryor, have lined up a passel of projects for their new partnership, Golden…
Record retailer Wherehouse Entertainment has dropped its lawsuit against CEMA Distribution following the distrib's announcement Thursday that it had agreed to resume cooperative advertising with…
Irish rock band U2 has been added to the talent lineup of the MTV Video Music Awards Sept. 2 at the Universal Amphitheatre.
The Kids Are Alright II: Former Who lead singer Roger Daltrey has signed with Continuum Records for a solo album and with BMG Kidz-Zoom Express for a children's disc. The latter, "The Man in the Moon…
As the media feeding frenzy over the accusations aimed at Michael Jackson continued for a third day, the singer's record label and tour sponsor are privately concerned that even if the pop star is…
Proving once again the immense popularity of hard-core hip-hop music, the debut album from Rap-a-Lot/Priority rapper Scarface entered the SoundScan sales chart at a lofty No. 7.
Michael Jackson said he is confident the Los Angeles Police Dept.'s criminal investigation that included searches of his homes over the weekend will clear him of any wrongdoing.