EMI Group's prospective new owner, private equity firm Terra Firma, has extended for a third time its 265 pence ($5.38)-a-share offer for the music company.
Digital music distributors Orchard Enterprises and Digital Music Group have agreed to merge. Company will be called the Orchard and continue to trade on Nasdaq. Current Orchard prexy-chief exec Greg…
In the 11th hour of the potential sale of EMI, Warner Music Group has decided it wants to look more closely at whether it wants to make a bid, according to several reports in the British press.
Australian artists Tuesday won a huge increase in pay for recorded music played in nightclubs and professionally operated dance parties.
"T.I. vs. T.I.P." (Grand Hustle/Atlantic) became rapper T.I.'s second chart-topper in the last 16 months, selling 468,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It is the highest…
Kevin Spacey will return as Lex Luthor in "Superman: Man of Steel" and appear in "Telstar," Nick Moran's film version of Moran and James Hicks' 2005 darkly comic West End play about flamboyant '60s…
Just 65 seconds into the opening track, "Nobody Wants To," and it's clear that Crowded House's first studio album in 14 years is no retitled Neil Finn solo project.
There's a lot to admire but little to love about Interpol's third album, 'Our Love to Admire.' From The Smiths to Joy Division, Interpol has never been shy about wearing its influences on its sleeve…
Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga, the sixth studio album from indie rockers, Spoon, is bound for success, if not an iPhone commercial. From cinematic productions like 'Underage' to the hooky 'Finer Feelings,' Ga…
Stepping from behind the turntables for his second solo set, Mark Ronson's "Version" is a collection of club-friendly soul tunes that feels like a mixtape made by your older sibling's coolest friend…
This year, The Decemberists are playing selected dates with orchestras, the first of them Saturday's perf at the Hollywood Bowl with the L.A. Phil.