With little more than a week remaining until the July 7 Live Earth concert series, organizers Al Gore and Kevin Wall are continuing their massive publicity push. On Thursday, the two men signed the…
In a move designed to undercut the growing music retail power of Apple Inc., Universal Music Group is set to notify the company that it will not renew a long-term contract to sell digital music…
Fuel TV will produce the first Swerve Festival, a three-day affair dedicated to celebrating West Coast creative culture and its community inspired by art, film, music and action sports.
There is no shortage of impressive truths about Alison Krauss and Union Station. Krauss has a beautiful and tender voice; the musicianship of the band, rooted in bluegrass, is secure, able and at…
Nancy Wilson didn't even have to sing. She simply walked on stage to a sweeping standing ovation that expressed a lifetime of adoration and appreciation. In a canary yellow gown, the stately legend…
Sony BMG U.K. has decided to not release Prince's next album in Britain, contending that a Sunday giveaway of the disc in national newspaper the Mail will cut too deeply into its retail potential.
Warner Music and Sony BMG have partnered with Russian industrial group, Access Industries, and local record labels Soyuz and Nikitin to form online music wholesaler Digital Access.
You'd think after performing in some of the world's largest arenas and stadiums, nothing could faze Paul McCartney. But when he looked over the hundreds of fans packing the aisles of the Los Angeles…
Beverly Sills, the opera diva who won over fans worldwide with her sparkling voice and charming personality and became a powerhouse in the New York arts world, is gravely ill with cancer.
The Spice Girls wannabe stars again. Following a calculated publicity buildup, the original Girl Power group of the 1990s announced Thursday that they have agreed to reunite for 11 concerts around…
Since debuting as a leader five years ago, trumpeter Avishai Cohen has wandered deeply into a decidedly personal -- but not inaccessible -- garden of forking paths.