Lou Reed established himself as New York's musical poet laureate some years back, but he's facing some pretty stiff competition in that respect from Suzanne Vega, whose new Blue Note album "Beauty…
Maria McKee joked about seeing a picture of herself in the dressing room of McCabe's. It had been taken 20 years earlier, when she was singing lead for Lone Justice, then one of the hottest bands in…
Watching her teenage daughter favoring her mobile phone over TV convinced Canuck producer Catherine Tait that it was time to go digital.
Bob Cavallo, chairman of Disney Music Group will be given the City of Hope's Spirit of Life award at a dinner Sept. 27 at the Pacific Design Center.
EMI Group's prospective new owner, private equity firm Terra Firma, has extended for a third time its 265 pence ($5.38)-a-share offer for the music company.
Digital music distributors Orchard Enterprises and Digital Music Group have agreed to merge. Company will be called the Orchard and continue to trade on Nasdaq. Current Orchard prexy-chief exec Greg…
In the 11th hour of the potential sale of EMI, Warner Music Group has decided it wants to look more closely at whether it wants to make a bid, according to several reports in the British press.
Australian artists Tuesday won a huge increase in pay for recorded music played in nightclubs and professionally operated dance parties.
"T.I. vs. T.I.P." (Grand Hustle/Atlantic) became rapper T.I.'s second chart-topper in the last 16 months, selling 468,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It is the highest…
Kevin Spacey will return as Lex Luthor in "Superman: Man of Steel" and appear in "Telstar," Nick Moran's film version of Moran and James Hicks' 2005 darkly comic West End play about flamboyant '60s…
Just 65 seconds into the opening track, "Nobody Wants To," and it's clear that Crowded House's first studio album in 14 years is no retitled Neil Finn solo project.