Gustavo Santaolalla has decided on only one film scoring job since accepting the Oscar for his work on "Brokeback Mountain": He'll do the music for Walter Salles' "On the Road."
Nearly 25 years after Grandmaster Flash brought his message to the masses, hip-hop has finally gone global. And though mutations like Puerto Rican reggaeton and Brazilian baile funk might have more…
Jeff Kwatinetz wants to fix the music business. To do this, the high-profile manager and chief exec of the Firm has structured a spate of deals that strive for a more equitable split between label…
The revolving door at No. 1 keeps on spinning as Danity Kane, the latest TV-created band, opens in the top slot this week. Group is the third different chart-topper in three weeks, and the trend is…
"NBC Sunday Night Football" has two unlikely new partners: composer and music director John Williams and recording artist Pink. Williams has composed the theme music for "NBC Sunday Night Football"…
Music company T-Series has partnered with Hungama Mobile to release the music of helmer Farhan Akhtar's "Don" on iTunes before the soundtrack CDs go on sale Saturday, a first for Bollywood.
In its biggest Asian deal to date, Viacom's MTV Networks is buying out the majority share in MTV Japan from private-equity partner H&Q Asia Pacific. Purchase price was undisclosed.
In her Gotham debut at Lincoln Center, jazz thrush Jackie Ryan had the added luxury of Cyrus Chestnut, who provided bold and lushly flavored accompaniment. Ryan is an adventurous, rangy contralto…
The booming digital music biz shows no signs of slowing down, as new player SpiralFrog is laying the groundwork to enter the market, while AOL relaunched on Tuesday the MusicNow service it acquired…
"I don't want to blow my cover and come off as uncool in Los Angeles," Dave Matthews said onstage at his first Hollywood Bowl performance. "But this is pretty cool." It was. Matthews and his…
More than 1,000 tickets to Barbra Streisand's national concert tour that were fraudulently purchased from Ticketmaster using stolen credit card information have been invalidated.