Both sides in the Apple Corps v. Apple Computer trademark dispute trial are prepping closing arguments after the final witnesses finished their testimony Monday.
Madonna, whose 56-date "Re-Invention Tour" pulled in a year's best $125 million in 2004, will launch her international "Confessions Tour" on May 21 in Los Angeles. Trek currently consists of 14 U.S…
Tom Lipsky will depart his position as prexy-CEO of Sanctuary Records Group in North America as part of the company's global restructuring. Lipsky will leave the company effective June 30 but will…
To say that it's been a long, strange trip for Alejandro Escovedo would be understating things to a wild degree. After meandering into the first wave of West Coast punk rock as a film student…
When the Strokes blossomed beyond Manhattan five years ago, they gave rock 'n' roll formulas a good name thanks to variations on a Velvet Underground/Feelies theme. Now they're armed with three…
Retro soul music act Gnarls Barkley has stormed to the top of the U.K. music charts on the strength of downloads alone, marking the first time a track has been number one in the U.K. before the…
The retail value of the music industry slipped $7 million last year to $12.27 billion, according to the RIAA, which has brought new math to the record biz.
Michael Buble dominated the final night of the Juno Awards, Canada's music kudos, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Sunday. Velvet-voiced crooner from Vancouver took three of the most prestigious awards…
While the northern reaches of Europe -- specifically the Scandinavian countries -- are generally thought to be the continent's jazz incubator, a versatile array of Italian musicians has, slowly but…
Coldplay was the best-selling band in the world in 2005, selling 8 million copies of its "X&Y" album, EMI's Parlophone said Friday.