She's back. Again. Add Barbra Streisand's name to the list that includes Cher, David Bowie and Frank Sinatra -- singers who "retired" from touring only to return.
The Dixie Chicks may be riding high at No. 1 with their new album, but they're still feeling repercussions from an anti-Bush comment made in London three years ago.
"The opening of a new Tom Stoppard is always so exciting," said one London critic on the way into the world preem of "The Invention of Love." Those words, spoken in 1997, are still true today; the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Columbia Records president Steve Greenberg will ankle Sony BMG Music Entertainment today in the latest in a string of departures at the conglom (Daily Variety, June 2).
Pundits might think Broadway tuner "The Wedding Singer" won't score at the Tonys, but that hasn't stopped producers from believing it'll score on the road.
The company that publishes Billboard magazine, VNU, was spared an embarrassing courtroom showdown when two former staffers settled a discrimination lawsuit just as the case was set to go for trial.
The Dixie Chicks held on to the No. 1 slot for a second week as their latest Wide Open/Columbia release, "Taking the Long Way," sold 271,000 copies in its second stanza.
A Russian Web site that illegally trades in music downloads is being sued by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), among others, in an attempt to close it down. AllofMP3.com, based in Moscow…
Billy Preston, the child prodigy keyboardist who landed jobs with Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones before scoring his own hit singles, died Tuesday in Scottsdale, Ariz…
The latest project from Bruce Springsteen that circumvents the nostalgic attraction of the E Street Band doesn't reduce the visceral appeal or emotional connection between singer and community.
EMI is giving its entire library a digital boost. The diskery, coming off a shaky year that has resulted in talks of a merge with the smaller but more financially robust Warner Music Group, has made…