Seven years after it changed the way people consume music and five years after it shut down, Napster has finally ended its litigation with the record labels.
MTV is taking sneak previews to an unusual extreme, running the entire season of a hit show ahead of its regular primetime slot. Viacom net announced Monday that it will run all eight segs of the…
The second annual "VH1 Rock Honors" returns to the Mandalay Bay Hotel on May 12.
Songwriter and producer Marti Sharron, who wrote several hit pop songs during the 1980s, died March 15 in L.A. of undetermined causes. She was 56. Services will be held at noon Wednesday, at Beverly…
U.K. funnyman Ricky Gervais' debut domestic perf as a standup comic will highlight the upcoming inaugural High Line Festival, a confluence of live music gigs, legit performances, films and visual art…
Electronic Arts is giving the music business a second try. After a failed partnership with Cherry Lane Music in 2004 to create a joint venture that would sign and promote acts, EA is forming a…
Ever since pianist Brad Mehldau made it onto the scene over a decade ago, guitarist Pat Metheny has wanted to perform and record with him. So now they're at it in an extensive way -- with two joint…
A good many singer-songwriters end up getting artistically derailed when their personal lives take a turn for the better. That couldn't be further from the truth for Lucinda Williams, who's spoken…
Music publishers are taking a swing at embattled XM Satellite Radio, filing an infringement suit against the satcaster that is almost identical to one filed last year by the major record labels.
The European Commission said Friday that its probe into the 2004 merger of Sony Music and BMG has stalled after the parties failed to submit requested information.