Film scoring has always been blessedly ecumenical. Take the Oscar-nommed score to "Sergeant York" by Max Steiner, a native Viennese. Or consider an oater like "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral," with a…
Before beginning work on the score for "Volver," director Pedro Almodovar gave this advice to composer Alberto Iglesias: "Just be as close as possible to the main character, Raimunda (Penelope Cruz)…
Some of the year's most ambitious scores were penned by composers who have been down the red carpet before. Two are past Oscar winners and two others are past nominees, but while their individual…
Del Reeves, a Grand Ole Opry star who sprinkled his performances with humor and hit No. 1 on the country charts in 1965 with the song "Girl on the Billboard," has died. He was 74.
Rod's getting the royal treatment. Longtime rocker Rod Stewart was given Commander of the Order of the British Empire status by Queen Elizabeth.
Hollywood films may dominate the global B.O., but in the music world, it's all about local vocals. Few American exports have set the global music scene on fire.
Concert-goers know its only rock 'n' roll -- and they were willing to pay for it. As is the case any time the Rolling Stones go on an extensive tour, they come out as the year's top grossing act and…
James Brown had his final gig at the Apollo Theater on Thursday. Three days after the singer died of congestive heart failure in Atlanta, Ga., thousands of his fans flooded Harlem to view the hardest…
By catering to an audience more likely to drive SUVs instead of pick-up trucks, country music found a way to post an uptick at the cash register this year.
The Beatles will adorn a new set of special British postage stamps, which will feature six of their classic album covers. The Royal Mail will issue the new postage on January 9.