In their first year of eligibility, the alternative rock prototype R.E.M. and '80s hard rock progenitors Van Halen, have been elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The two bands will be joined…
Rocker Dave Matthews has signed to appear in an episode of Fox's "House." In the episode, set to air in March, Matthews will play a savant who was hit by a bus when he was 10.
Eric Clapton will become the latest rock legend to try to tap the growing Chinese market when he plays Shanghai this month.
When B.B. King left the Mississippi Delta region for Memphis in 1947, Harry Truman was president, the world was still spinning 78 rpm discs, television was just beginning to catch on, Elvis was a…
Bob Bakish has been appointed to the newly-created position of president, MTV Networks Intl.
New talent helped British music record its best year in nearly a decade during 2006.
Gelb, who recently left his prexy post at Sony Classical Records to be general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, sticks close to his professional roots when picking a favorite "musical" film.
Last month, Domingo sang the title role in the Met Opera's world preem production of Tan Dun's "The First Emperor" while also overseeing his twin responsibilities as general director of Washington…
In the L.A. Opera's recent production of "Manon," Netrebko updated the 18th-century French courtesan to a starstruck 1950s teenager trying to impersonate the likes of Audrey Hepburn, Gina…
Jamison refuses to pick only one movie that might have changed her life. "I've got a whole list here!" she begins. "First off, any musical by Busby Berkeley," the director of the Alvin Ailey American…