Italy is on cloud nine over news that Ennio Morricone will receive an honorary nod at the 79th Academy Awards. And, of course, so is the composer-conductor himself.
EMI Group is paying 21 billion yen ($179 million) to buy out Toshiba's 45% share in the companies' Japanese joint venture, TOEMI.
“The Longest Yard” writer Sheldon Turner is set to write “Super Freak,” a film about the life of colorful and controversial punk-funk singer Rick James.
Is Apple's iTunes Store in a freefall? Tech media outlets have been abuzz this week over a report from Forrester Research that iTunes music sales declined 58% from January through May. But is it…
Jay McShann, a jazz pianist and bandleader who helped define the Kansas City jazz sound and was the first to employ saxophonist Charlie Parker, died Dec. 7 in Kansas City, Mo. He was 90.
In a bid to stay competitive in primetime, MTV is rejigging its entire evening lineup and making 9 p.m. a new destination for original programming.
Controversy, the Grammys and record sales: For some artists it clicks and for others there's little chance of recovery.
Richard Blackstone, chairman-CEO of Warner Music Group's publishing arm, will segue into the role of senior adviser to Edgar Bronfman Jr.
In the latest restriction on foreign entertainment biz in China, the country's culture czars will impose controls on all so-called network music imported into the country and require that all online…
Shakira and Rueben Blades will perform next year in benefit concerts to raise money to help reduce regional Latin American poverty.
The second albums from Ciara and Gwen Stefani and an Eminem mix tape have claimed the top three slots on the nation's album sales chart as 37 of the 44 returning albums in the top 50 registered sales…