Manager-producer Rory Rosegarten has secured the rights to a feature about the seminal punk rock band the Ramones.
Former Viacom entertainment topper Jonathan Dolgen has signed on to serve as an advisor for online music company ArtistDirect.
VH1 is partnering with NYC Big Events to create the inaugural VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Week from Thursday to Oct. 17.
If Harold Bloom hadn't taken it first, "The Anxiety of Influence" might not be a bad description for singer Madeleine Peyroux. Her singing has been compared to Billie Holiday's since "Dreamland," her…
Three of the four major music distributors have struck alliances with Web operations to make available their catalogs of videos for online streaming.
Karaoke is practically a national sport in China, and a decision by legislators to implement copyright fees on songs used in KTV parlors was one of the most potent signs yet that the government is…
Halloween came early to the Southland via the Kirov Opera production of Wagner's tetralogy, "Der Ring des Nibelungen," with "Das Rheingold" and "Die Walkure" heard over the weekend and "Siegfried"…
The stage has been a daunting place for Mariah Carey over the years. She has appeared stiff or driven by whims, her ability to follow theatrical design seemingly nil. Far too often, her frivolousness…
Warner Bros. Pictures and Jerry Weintraub Prods. are planning a biopic of the man who gave recording contracts to Billie Holliday, Benny Goodman, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen -- legendary Columbia…
Sony Pictures Entertainment exec Hope Boonshaft has joined the Los Angeles Opera as chief marketing and communications officer, a newly created position.
The Killers are in a nerve-wracking, unenviable position for a young band: Their first album, "Hot Fuss," was such a success that expectations ran rampant for the follow-up, "Sam's Town" (Island)…