Fox Searchlight is in negotiations with "Training Day" helmer Antoine Fuqua to direct a bigscreen version of the life and times of late rapper the Notorious B.I.G., aka Biggie Smalls and Christopher…
British rock newcomers Kaiser Chiefs capped a remarkable rise to fame Tuesday when they became the bookmakers' favorites to collect Blighty's prestigious 2005 Mercury Music Prize, honoring the best…
The entertainment industry will today announce a campaign to promote a Web site advocating parental responsibility as the main line of defense against children's exposure to inappropriate material.
Nearly four years after Mexico's Televisa sold its music business, the Spanish-language media conglom is getting back into the sector via EMI. In a two-pronged deal announced Tuesday, Televisa and…
Michael Smellie's announcement that he's leaving Sony BMG Music Entertainment leaves the conglom with a U.S. management team top-heavy with Sony Music execs.
There's lots of talk in audiophile circles about the death of electronic music, but you'd never know it from the music presented on this night of KCRW's World Festival. All three of the bands…
An odd sense of serenity surrounds singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens. Onstage at the El Rey Saturday night, he appeared almost preternaturally calm, a blithe ringleader of a seven-piece band…
The Grammys will be broadcast on CBS through 2011, as the Recording Academy and the Eye have inked a five-year extension for the kudocast.
Steven Scott has been named exec VP, music publishing and music operations, for Universal Pictures, where all film music licensing and operations have been moved from Universal Studios.
When Alanis Morissette's breakthrough debut, "Jagged Little Pill," was released in 1995, no one could have predicted that she'd become the go-to girl for teen angst. But 10 years later, Morissette…
The Parents Television Council, hoping to wash ABC's mouth out with soap, has filed an indecency complaint with the FCC. Org said the network failed to bleep an f-word during the network's July 2…