Cellist Yo-Yo Ma does what no classical music recording artist can do consistently: Sell records. "Appassionato" (Sony Classical) posted Ma's biggest sales week of his career, selling 9,400 copies in…
Gnarls Barkley, Lily Allen and Muse scored three noms each at this years BRIT Awards, the annual pop music kudos for the U.K. Gnarls Barkley nabbed nominations for international group, album for "St…
Sony's "Dreamgirls" soundtrack held onto No. 1 for a second week but managed to again break the record for lowest-selling chart topper.
Downloads of single tracks increased 89% to 795 million globally in 2006 as the digital music marketplace doubled from the year before.
Elton John will broadcast his 60th birthday concert from New York's Madison Square Garden to TV, online and mobile phone users.
EMI Music is launching an advertising-supported online music streaming service with China's biggest Internet search engine, Baidu, to capitalize on the growth in digital music.
U.K. recorded music trade association the British Phonographic Industry has lined up EMI Music U.K. & Ireland chairman Tony Wadsworth as its next chairman.
In New York: Micheal's regulars were agog the other day when the "Supremes" arrived. I do mean Mary Wilson of the originals and the cinema's new "Dreamgirl" Jennifer Hudson.
Harvey R. Cohen, two-time Emmy-winning composer, arranger and big-band leader, died Sunday after suffering a heart attack at his home in Agoura Hills, Calif. He was 55.
Unique among kudo presentations, at the AFI Awards the work really does speak for itself. At Friday's Four Seasons luncheon (almost an exact replica of the old version of Premiere's Women in…
Jazz saxophonist Michael Brecker died Jan. 13 in New York of leukemia after a public battle with with the pre-leukemic disease MDS. He was 57.