Luciano Pavarotti, who has pancreatic cancer, was in "very serious" condition, the Italian news agency AGI reported Wednesday.
Apple unveiled a new line of iPods and slashed the price of its iPhone in advance of what Steve Jobs is obviously hoping will be a huge holiday season.
Disney's "High School Musical 2" soundtrack held onto the top position on the nation's album sales chart for the third consecutive week, selling 210,000 copies in the week ended Sunday.
Troubled diva Amy Winehouse put in the performance of the night at Tuesday's Nationwide Mercury Music Prize in London, but it wasn't enough to prevent the awards jury naming the Klaxons as this…
Neil Portnow, who took over the Recording Academy five years ago following the turbulent reign of C. Michael Greene, has been upped to prexy-CEO and given a four-year contract extension.
A new front on the content wars may be opening when Congress holds its first hearing specifically into media "stereotypes and degradation" of women -- particularly African- American women -- later…
Bob Dylan dominated the Venice Film Festival on Tuesday as Todd Haynes' biopic "I'm Not There" split critics but set off a praise wave for the singer-songwriter on the Lido.
BMI will distribute to songwriters, composers and copyright owners a record $732 million in royalties for its 2006-07 fiscal year, up 8% from the previous year.
Net profit at Bertelsmann took a major hit from the Napster legal settlement, which contributed to an 86% drop in half-year earnings for the German media giant.
Universal Music Publishing Group has announced its new senior executive team to lead its European operations.
One roadblock after another has been placed in the career paths of pop performers whose careers date back to the 1950s. Younger talent buyers have taken over, state fairs have lost their fear of rock…