UGK's first album in five years, "Underground Kingz" (Jive), sold 160,000 copies to debut at No. 1 on the nation's album sales chart.
Viacom has pledged $1 million in cash and more than $500,000 in media value to support the construction of a memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Performing rights orgs ASCAP and BMI have introduced a secure website that allows users to enter, manage and electronically submit music cue sheet data for television, cable and film productions.
An intriguing contrast was presented by the Greek Theater's double bill of reunited new wave originators Squeeze and post-modern pop rockers Fountains of Wayne: The vets made it look difficult, the…
David Agnew, exec VP-general manager of the Disney Music Group, has added a new title: president of Walt Disney Records.
Apple's iTunes Store began selling John Lennon's solo catalog on Tuesday, leaving the late George Harrison as the only ex-Beatle with no deal for the digital distribution of his music.
Melissa Etheridge, Smokey Robinson, Johnny Mathis and Kimberly Locke will perform at the Society of Singers presentation of the Ella Award to Gladys Knight on Sept. 10 at the Beverly Hilton.
The bleeping out of political criticism during a live webcast of the Lollapalooza concert last week was no accident, according to the nonprofit Future of Music Coalition.
Sunday night,Burning Spear, the recently reunited Wailing Souls and Sly and Robbie, showed Hollywood showed the range of emotions and sounds that drew rock fans to roots reggae in the '70s and '80s.
A hint of gritty reediness has crept into the superb instrument that is Jack Jones' voice; but that doesn't hinder his soaring musicality and control as the ageless warbler wended his way through a…
It was once thought that "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" could not be performed outside a recording studio, but the cast pulled it off the re-creation with dignity, authenticity and restraint.