Having made the most universal -- and focused -- album of his young career, Bright Eyes leader Conor Oberst is making the bold, and necessary, leap into a clear position of power.
Onstage at the House of Blues, Taylor Hicks displayed everything that made America "American Idol" champ last year: No surprises, no risks, nothing particularly memorable. Hicks -- a strong singer…
Warner Music Group is getting into the production business, tapping Evan Prager and veteran MTV exec Jesse Ignjatovic to head a division devoted to creating content for a variety of video platforms…
The pianist McCoy Tyner, whose albums over the last 30 years have proven he is comfortable in nearly any setting, went the all-star route for his first show at Disney Concert Hall.
Velvet Revolver has always seemed like something created in a marketing meeting rather than an organically conceived band, as the former members of Guns N' Roses turned to Stone Temple Pilots singer…
Singer/songwriter Jewel will soon help Las Vegas turn a new leaf. The artist will perform June 9 at the grand opening of the $250 million Las Vegas Springs Preserve, an environmentally friendly venue…
EMI's stock price surged after the music giant disclosed that a number of parties are interested in buying the company. Speculation is linking JP Morgan Chase and Co.'s private equity firm One Equity…
Switzerland looks set to finalize its digitization of terrestrial TV this year. Analog terrestrial signals in most of German-speaking Switzerland are scheduled to be switched off by Nov. 26, while…
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. This is the mantra increasingly being chanted by Blighty's battling terrestrial broadcasters as they look into the online abyss.
Sanjaya is coming to a town near you. The "American Idol 2007" tour was announced Friday, one that will take the top 10 contestants on a 56-date summer trek across the United States and Canada.
The exec credited with discovering Radiohead is setting up a joint-venture record label with EMI. Capitol Music and Virgin Records U.K. president Keith Wozencroft will unveil the as-yet unnamed label…