May 8 has had its place in Beatles history for 36 years as the release date of their final album, "Let It Be." But it will take on additional resonance this year, when Judge Anthony Mann makes public…
Longtime music exec and "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson has joined the keynote panel at Musexpo 2006 on Monday at the Wyndham Bel Age Hotel.
Rascal Flatts held on to the No. 1 slot for a third consecutive week as the music biz took a one-week breather from major new releases. The country-pop trio sold an additional 143,000 copies of "Me…
A bill amending the federal copyright act to protect performers' income derived from digital music services was introduced in the Senate Tuesday and widely hailed by orgs representing recording…
Say Anything's debut "...Is a Real Boy" is one of the best punk records of the last 10 years, a deeply personal album about love, sex and insanity. No surprise, then, that a legion of kids has…
Country music cabler CMT has greenlit "Foxworthy's Big Night," a 12-episode standup comedy series starring and executive produced by redneck jokester Jeff Foxworthy.
Phil Walden, who managed the career of Otis Redding and co-founded the label Capricorn with Atlantic Records UK rep Frank Fenter, died Sunday after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 66.
Banking on regulatory bodies singing a new tune, Warner Music Group and EMI are considering resumption of merger talks "within months." Citigroup and UBS reportedly have been lined up to advise EMI…
MTV Networks Intl. will preem edgy street culture series "Barrio 19" across MTV mobile channels April 24, a month ahead of its television bow.
The value of EMI stock rose to a 12-month high of £2.77 ($4.93) Thursday, as the music company tipped investors to expect its first full year of growth in five years, driven by digital music…