The '60s delivered more sales for Barry Manilow than the '50s, but he came up a thousand sales short of dethroning the "Hannah Montana" soundtrack atop the nation's album chart.
It would be easy -- and not altogether off the mark -- to depict Stuart Staples as the psycho-musical equivalent of Typhoid Mary. The British singer, best known as frontman of the Tindersticks, has…
Live Nation prexy-CEO Michael Rapino, fresh off finalizing the company's acquisition of House of Blues on Monday, announced expansion plans Tuesday that will see the nation's largest live-venue…
Looking to enhance the relationship between Warner Music Group artists and their fans, Warner has hired Dan Pelson as senior vice president, global consumer marketing.
Vivendi, subject of a recent e40 billion ($50.8 billion) takeover offer from U.S. investment fund KKR, on Tuesday posted flat third-quarter revenues of $6.2 billion, just 0.3% up on the same period…
In New York: Madonna slipped into Gotham's Tracie Martyn salon for one of their fabulous facials. She needed a perk-up after giving interviews defending her adoption of a little boy. The paparazzi…
Kenny Chesney won entertainer of the year and Brooks & Dunn's inspirational song "Believe" won three trophies, including single and song of the year, at the 40th annual Country Music Assn. Awards…
The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson has famously described his songs as "teenage symphonies to God," but the tuneful melancholy of his 1966 album "Pet Sounds" is closer to a young-adult version of Sinatra's…
EMI Music Sweden managing director, Asa Torneryd, has been promoted to the position of president EMI Music Scandinavia.
Nashville is hot again. Nicole Kidman can be spotted at Starbucks with husband Keith Urban. Ashley Judd is involved in a local political race. Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow, Barry Gibb and Jack White are…
NASHVILLE There is joy in Nashville tonight, but there's also a raised eyebrow or two.