The Recording industry launched an antipiracy-educational initiative aimed at university students that includes a chance for a "discounted" settlement and no record being kept of the illegal…
Billy Thorpe, singer, songwriter, guitarist and one of the most influential figures in the Aussie rock scene, died in Sydney on Feb. 28 of a heart attack. He was 60.
Al Viola, a noted guitarist who worked with Frank Sinatra for 25 years and also played the mandolin on "The Godfather" soundtrack, died Feb. 21 in Studio City, Calif. He was 87.
Country superduo Brooks & Dunn will be joined by Alan Jackson on the road as the three announced a summer tour that hits 28 U.S. cities.
Another 100,000 copies of Norah Jones' "Not Too Late" (Blue Note) were sold in the week that ended Sunday, allowing the thrush to sit at No. 1 for a third, nonconsecutive week.
ITunes has cracked open to independent video producers for the first time. Apple's digital content store on Tuesday started selling "That," a snowboarding action pic made for DVD by Forum Snowboards.
Opening a seventh season of Broadway by the Year, producer-host Scott Siegel noted that the stock market exploded and crashed in 1928. Peter Pan peanut butter arrived on grocery shelves, and Kraft…
The Chicago native, 30, still prefers the comfort of bulge-hugging, polyester jumpsuits. But in the decade since he first battered audiences on the standup circuit with his frenzied music-based…
Martin Bandier will be looking to use a combination of acquisitions and new artists to grow Sony/ATV Music Publishing in a manner similar to the way he built EMI into the world's largest music…
Ian Wallace, a journeyman drummer who toured with Bob Dylan, Don Henley, Bonnie Raitt and recorded with Stevie Nicks, Ry Cooder and other music stars, has died. He was 60.
A close friend of "American Idol" semifinalist Antonella Barba says that the aspiring singer is not the subject of some graphically sexual pictures purported to be of her that were posted on the…