Barbra Streisand's Columbia Records release "Back to Broadway" will debut at No. 1 on Billboard's pop album chart next week, displacing Janet Jackson's premiere Virgin Records disc, "janet.," after…
The Kennedy Center's National Symphony Orchestra and music director Mstislav Rostropovich will cap a two-week tour of the former Soviet Union with a free concert Sept. 26 in Moscow's Red Square.
In a bid to combat piracy, the music industry is bankrolling a study to determine whether it's feasible to place an "authenticity device" on sound recordings notifying consumers that a product is…
Atlantic's Stone Temple Pilots and Capitol's Butthole Surfers co-headlined, both celebrating major label debut records, "Core" and "Independent Worm Saloon," respectively.
PBS and National Public Radio will team to broadcast Senate confirmation hearings on Supreme Court nominee Ruth Bader Ginsburg, beginning July 20. PBS will air gavel-to-gavel coverage from 10 a.m. to…
The Intl. Al Jolson Society, in cooperation with Warner Bros. and Turner Entertainment, will sponsor a four-day Al Jolson festival at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Thursday-Sunday.
REJUVENATED pop stars Duran Duran killed two birds with one stone last week, using Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Airport as the staging ground for the band's new video "Too Much Information" (a song…
After releasing some of the most innovative rock 'n' roll records of the past dozen years, U2 decided to try something else on its new album.
In an attempt to drive the popularity of country-music cable channels beyond the boundaries of the U.S., the Gaylord Entertainment Co. has reorganized the division that has turned TNN: The Nashville…
Rap artist Eric (Eazy-E) Wright has been ordered to pay about $ 58,000 a year in what a prosecutor said was the largest child-support order ever handled by the Los Angeles County district attorney's…
The trickle of U.S. cable channels launching in the United Kingdom is turning into a flood. Viacom subsid MTV Networks announced plans Wednesday to create British versions of VH-1 and Nick at Nite…