Gian Carlo Menotti, who composed a pair of Pulitzer Prize-winning operas and founded the Spoleto arts festivals in the United States and Italy, died yesterday at a hospital in Monaco. He was 95.
Singer-songwriter Marc Cohn will return to Colorado for concerts in three cities next week, his first performances in the state since he was shot in the head during a carjacking attempt in Denver…
The woman who claims to be James Brown's fourth wife wants half of the singer's estate and to be allowed back into the South Carolina home she was locked out of soon after his death.
At first glance, naming her third album "Introducing Joss Stone" appears to be a bit of misnomer. Certainly, she is known well-enough from her two S-Curve recordings that a switch to Virgin doesn't…
Once the Recording Academy gets past Feb. 11's Grammy Awards ceremony, the music org will turn much of its attention to its golden anniversary -- which will mostly be spent in Los Angeles.
News Corp.'s Star is expanding Singapore's music horizons with Channel [V] Taiwan and Channel [V] Mainland China.
Pop charts have been awash in sweetness and light since time immemorial, but properly prepared sweetness and dark is an altogether rarer species. Peter, Bjorn and John, a Swedish trio with a…
Warner Music catalog operations around the world will be placed under the Rhino umbrella, paving the way for a series of online and mobile initiatives that will make much of the label's roster…
Area 51: The day after the Blues Music Foundation disbursed $191,650 in grants to non-profit orgs and museums, Nielsen SoundScan provided a reminder of how tough it is to sell a blues record in this…
Jason Flom has upped his two top deputies at Virgin Records to similar posts within the freshly formed Capitol Music Group.
A Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that a lawsuit brought by the Beach Boys' Mike Love against former band member Al Jardine can proceed to trial.