More often than not, artists who gain a pop culture foothold because they harbor a singular vision end up abandoning that stance out of boredom or a desire to staunch diminishing popular returns…
Toby Keith's second album for his own Show Dog Nashville label, "Big Dog Daddy," sold 204,000 copies in the week ended Sunday to take the top slot on the nation's album sales chart.
Tiny Dancer Films has optioned life rights from band the Heavenly States with the aim of developing comedy feature "Rock the Casbah," based on the band's attempt to tour Libya in 2005.
Principals: Hilary Duff and Susan Duff; Robert Thorne and Greg Redlitz at the Robert Thorne Co.; Tim Rothwell at IMG. Licensees include: Elizabeth Arden, FAB/Starpoint, Horizon Group USA, Kids…
Principals: Courtney Love Licensees include: The National Entertainment Collectables Assn. (NECA) and Primary Wave Music Publishing The story: Last year, Love sold a 25% stake in Nirvana’s song…
Billy Talent and Avril Lavigne wowed fans at the 18th MuchMusic Video Awards, doled out here Sunday night. Talent took home three of the 18 statuettes, including favorite Canadian group and the nods…
While many of free jazz's first-generation proponents came to explore the "outside" only after having explored and digested the best of what was found "inside," a good many of today's practitioners…
While not promising much on paper, the 2007 Playboy Jazz Festival provided a few pleasant surprises Sunday -- the emergence of phenomenal 21-year-old pianist Taylor Eigsti, the incredibly…
While the reunited Police may have been the biggest act at this year's Bonnaroo, it was the nearly omnipresent cameos of a legendary member of Led Zeppelin that created the biggest word-of-mouth stir…
San Francisco-based music startup Fuzz has created Fuzz.com to allow artists to manage their careers as a business, connect with fans and sell music, merchandise and concert tickets.
David Ring has been charged with maximizing e-business opportunities for Universal Music Group labels and artists.