Kellie Pickler got a nice sales boost after performing on "American Idol" last week. Her debut disc, "Small Town Girls" (BNA), rose 34 slots to No. 66 as her sales spiked 27% to 12,000 copies.
Diahann Carroll made a smashing re-entry into the New York niterynightery scene in April with a 10-day engagement at Feinstein's. She returns with a three-week follow-up, "Both Sides Now," which…
Reprising last summer's successful experiment of pairing a rock band, Belle & Sebastian, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Decemberists will be backed by the orchestra on July 7 at the Hollywood…
Spanish contemporary remains king in L.A. radio, as the first set of winter Arbitron trends have Univision's KLVE-FM still on top among listeners 12 and older.
The debut album from Daughtry returns to No. 1 as the former "American Idol"-ist swaps slots with Norah Jones' "Not Too Late" (Blue Note).
Amid ever-increasing competition on the film festival circuit, regional confabs desperately, and many times unrealistically, try to fashion themselves into hotbeds of acquisitions, or places where…
The South by Southwest music fest had been rocking for eight years when organizers decided to add a combined "film and multimedia" component in 1994. According to Hugh Forrest, event director of…
Emmy-nommed composer Robert Prince died March 4 in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 78.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Eubie Blake, the Velvet Underground, Bob Newhart and the Rolling Stones all on the same stage? Librarian of Congress James H. Billington added sound recordings by all of…
Rock star and activist Bono is adding another title to his resume: first-ever guest editor of Vanity Fair. The U2 frontman will edit the magazine's Africa-themed July issue, on newsstands in early…