The 'Korean Wave' has finally splashed down in the U.S. MTV will Tuesday launch MTV K, a new channel targeting young Korean-Americans.
Claydes Charles Smith, a co-founder and lead guitarist of the group Kool & the Gang, died June 18 in Maplewood, N.J., after a long illness. He was 57.
New Line now has "Snakes on a Brain." Studio announced Thursday that Los Angeles-based band Captain Ahab had been tapped as the official winner of the "Snakes on a Plane" soundtrack contest.
Amid the tributes and celebrations of varying generations that fill the JVC Jazz Festival, guitarist Ralph Towner is undoubtedly responsible for the quietest moments of the 12-day fest. Using just a…
Every couple of years, a female singer releases an album that inspires folks to crown her the new queen of "adult pop. "British singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae is the latest to assume that…
When Keane arrived in America two years in support of their debut "Hopes and Dreams," they came off as a band with a fine singer and a couple of tunes that distilled adolescent romantic angst into…
Universal Music Group is acquiring Spanish independent label Vale Music for an undisclosed sum to boost its share of the global $1.8 billion market for Spanish-language repertoire.
Busta Rhymes has scored his first No. 1 with his seventh album, selling 209,000 copies of "The Big Bang" in the week ended Sunday, according to Nielsen Soundscan. The Gotham rapper's first disc in…
Finnish broadcaster YLE will organize the 52nd Eurovision Song Contest, to be held May 12 at Helsinki's Areena.
For 30 years, Tom Petty has avoided the tug of nostalgia in assembling his shows: Nearly each of his tours with the Heartbreakers has been accompanied by a new release whose material is firmly…
MTV2 is looking for a rock-solid connection with its audience. Cabler is set to air an annual user-generated music and pop-culture awards show, "All That Rocks," in which the aud votes for the nods…