Buck Owens, a pioneer in California's honky-tonk country music scene who gained considerable celebrity as co-host of TV's "Hee-Haw," died Saturday at his home in Bakersfield. He was 76.
The majors have a spotty record when it comes to targeting urban auds, but Warner Bros. will have another go when it rolls out "ATL" on about 1,500 screens on March 31.
"The Park Avenue Whirl" at Feinstein's at the Regency is a politely mannered program of vintage tunes. The breezy hour of songs by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and Irving Berlin offers ample…
Scott Dinsdale, former digital strategist for the Motion Picture Assn., has joined Sony BMG as exec VP, digital operations and new technology. Dinsdale had worked for BMG before working for Jack…
Having posted sales increases for an astonishing nine consecutive weeks, Disney's "High School Musical" returned to No. 1 on the nation's album sales chart. Soundtrack to the Disney Channel telepic…
Tyro documaker Don Sikorski has completed "Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop and the Cops," which shows that law enforcement has been compiling secret dossiers on hundreds of hip-hop artists and execs for years.
Gallic pols forwarded a copyright bill Tuesday that could radically alter the way music is sold over the Internet and drive Apple's iTunes out of France.
By design, every performance of Terry Riley's classic "In C" is an event. No two performances are alike; the piece is written with no set instrumentation, only 53 fragments and a repeated C-octave…
Talk about false advertising: The British-German group Art Brut named their band after the postwar movement formed by Jean Debuffet, who defined it as "works executed by those immune to artistic…
XM Satellite Radio has made its first record deal, aligning with Concord Music Group to create a series of branded compilations that correspond to XM shows and programs.