A bipartisan group of top lawmakers has introduced legislation that would compel broadcasters to pay performers when their music is played over the air.
The Recording Academy has selected eight artists, two executives, a tech wizard and a tape recording manufacturer to receive the honorary Grammys at February's ceremony.
Joel Dorn, one of the key producers at Atlantic Records in the 1960s and '70s who became a pre-eminent jazz archivist in the CD era, died Monday of a heart attack in New York.
The first Founders Concert for the Intl. Committee of Artists for Peace brought the pianist to the fore. It was an invaluable followup to the tribute show, filling in some of the gaps of the previous…
Universal Music Group has settled its claims against XM Satellite Radio in an infringement lawsuit over a portable recording device the satcaster sells.
Early in Imperial Teen's show at the Troubadour, singer-guitarist Will Schwartz told the small but enthusiastic aud, "This is our holiday party." On most nights, the San Francisco quartet would be…
R. Kelly, his reputation tarnished by accusations of pedophilia, is one of the few innovative voices to emerge from a generation of shamelessly innocuous soul crooners.
Dan Fogelberg, a singer-songwriter whose story-dominated songs were defined by lyrical sensitivity, tender balladry and gentle rockers, died Sunday at his home in Maine after battling prostate cancer…
"Heavy Metal in Baghdad," the docu about the Iraqi band Acrassicauda which was screened at last fall's Toronto Film Festival, may be extended to include the rockers during the time they were in…
Middle East media giants Nibras Media and Tanweer Group are joining forces to develop a local version of the "Eurovision Song Contest" for broadcast across the Mideast-North Africa (MENA) region, an…
Adult entertainment powerhouse Vivid Entertainment filed a lawsuit last week that may seem familiar to those in the "traditional" media world.