Lou Rawls, whose deep and silky voice took him from church choirs on Chicago's Southside to Broadway and the top of the pop charts, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He was 72.
The Recording Academy has selected the honorees for its annual salutes to classical music, jazz and gospel. The 10th Grammy Salute to Classical Music will be held at noon Feb. 3 at the Millennium…
Twenty-five years after the launch of MTV, filmmakers still reference the musicvideo network like it's a bad thing. Consider Virginia Katz, who's been working in Bill Condon's editing room since his…
Album sales declined for the sixth consecutive year in 2005, dipping 7.2% to 618.9 million units from the 666.7 million sold in 2004, according to Nielsen SoundScan. But a boom in digital sales has…
The Nederlander Organization has given the reins of its concert operations to Adam Friedman, naming him CEO of the unit that operates the Greek Theater and books concerts throughout California.
"American Idol" winner and Grammy nominee Fantasia will perform on UNCF's "An Evening of Stars Tribute to Stevie Wonder," airing Friday-Sunday on several networks in various markets.
Garrison Keillor's bigscreen adaptation of "A Prairie Home Companion," directed by Robert Altman, will make its North American preem at the South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival in Austin…
The music industry decked its halls with lower case i's last year, brightening spirits with the knowledge that a song is just the spin of an iPod wheel away. It suggests 2006 will be the year the…
Death continues to be a solid career move in the music biz. The second posthumous release from Notorious B.I.G. did brisk business right before Christmas, selling 438,000 copies in its first week of…
Sony BMG has tentatively settled at least 15 consumer class actions brought against the music company over its use of copy-protection software on CDs.
It seemed Warner Music would end the year on a high note, as it announced Thursday the settlement of a simmering feud with mega-act Linkin Park as well as a new dividend for shareholders. But no…