Indie rockers Modest Mouse, 19-year-old Brit Joss Stone and Elliott Yamin all saw their just-released albums jump to the top of the Nielsen SoundScan charts this week.
Faustino Oramas, a popular traditional singer and among the last original members of the Buena Vista Social Club, has died. He was 95.
VH1 has signed on to produce and air "Monterey 40," an original docu about the iconic Monterey Pop Festival. Pic, for which documentarian D.A. Pennebaker has been enlisted as a consultant, looks at…
Composer and performer Murray Grand died March 7 of emphysema in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 87.
Singer Henson Cargill, whose 1968 hit ''Skip a Rope'' topped the country charts with its understated take on social problems, has died. He was 66.
Snoop Dogg and Sean "Diddy'' Combs were forced to scrap a tour of Britain after authorities denied Dogg a visa, according to a statement Tuesday. The duo, currently on a European tour, had been…
In the '70s, they sang the soundtrack for the disco scene with hits including "You Should Be Dancing'' and "Stayin' Alive.'' Now, the Bee Gees are being honored as icons at BMI's 55th annual Pop…
Watching Gilberto Gil at Royce Hall on Saturday night, it was hard to believe the performance was part of his first solo acoustic tour. The Brazilian musical legend (and minister of culture) stepped…
Seven years after it changed the way people consume music and five years after it shut down, Napster has finally ended its litigation with the record labels.
MTV is taking sneak previews to an unusual extreme, running the entire season of a hit show ahead of its regular primetime slot. Viacom net announced Monday that it will run all eight segs of the…