Jermaine Dupri, the producer-songwriter-performer who ran Virgin's short-lived urban music department, has been appointed president of the newly created Island Records Urban Music.
Norah Jones' third album has become her third No. 1 as "Not Too Late" (Blue Note) sold 405,000 copies in its first week of release.
After several years at XM Satellite Radio, Frank Sinatra Enterprises has grabbed its coat and hat and moved to Sirius Satellite Radio to a start another branded channel.
Get ready for a long wait for your limo: Sunday's Grammys are facing some daunting transportation problems. For the first time since the music awards have been held at Staples Center, the massive…
Ozzy isn't sick, he just wants to give back. This year's OzzFest will be free, Sharon Osborne said Tuesday at a press conference in Los Angeles.
Portuguese-Canadian pop star Nelly Furtado, Toronto hip-hop artist k-os and Toronto rockers Billy Talent lead the race for the Juno Awards, the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Awards, with five…
Nickelodeon has tapped Justin Timberlake to host its 20th annual Kids' Choice Awards.
Frankie Laine, the big-voiced singer whose string of hits made him one of the most popular entertainers in the 1950s, died of heart failure Tuesday in San Diego, Calif. He was 93.
The digital music biz may be about to change its tune. Industry insiders say an open letter released by Apple CEO Steve Jobs on Tuesday could presage a move by some, or even all, major labels to…
Elvis has left yet another building. The Presley music publishing catalog has been moved to Cherry Lane Music Publishing, the Gotham-based indie that's home to "All Shook Up," "Anarchy in the…
Viacom wants to unload its music publishing business, Famous Music, months after the conglom lost a bid to buy much larger BMG Music Publishing.