The music biz can't stem the bleeding, but for now, digital tracks are proving to be a secure Band-aid. Album sales dropped for a seventh consecutive year, but a dramatic increase in the sale of…
"The Lookout," the directorial debut of screenwriter Scott Frank, will open the 2007 South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival on March 9 in Austin, Texas.
With all due respect to Justin Timberlake, there's really been no shortage of "sexy" in modern music. What's really been missing is the sense of guileless fun -- the kind that can't be concocted by…
Digital download sales posted a record week over the seven-day Christmas-to-New-Year's block, selling 30.1 million tracks, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss, co-founders of A&M Records, will be saluted by the music industry in a post-Grammys reception on Feb. 11.
The Weinstein Co. has scooped up North American and U.K. rights to "I'm Not There," Todd Haynes' sprawling Bob Dylan biopic. Company plans to release the movie, the first Hollywood dramatization of…
Long conspicuously absent from Hollywood's dehydrating well of original plotlines, African narratives emerged in a big way in 2006 with films set and shot all over the continent, most notably "Blood…
A comicbook action-adventure, two animated tales (one of them a musical) and a 9/11 movie: Composer John Powell couldn't have asked for more diverse projects in one year.
Oscar's best song nominees typically represent a pluralistic sample of the music world, from Broadway tunes to comedic ditties; however, this year's race might wind up looking like the Grammys' best…
Partly inspired by the success of Jorge Drexler's song from "The Motorcycle Diaries," three songs by Indian composer A.R. Rahman have been submitted to the Academy for consideration, including the…
The Oscar song race rocks a who's who list of top stars. Here's a look at some high-profile contenders.