Solo act Antony & the Johnsons collected the Mercury Music Prize for 2005 at a ceremony Tuesday night in the capital's Grosvenor House Hotel.
EMI Music has inked a pact with the Mouse House to license the entire Disney music catalog from the past 75 years in the U.K., continental Europe, South Africa and the Middle East.
Kazaa just got Grokstered Down Under. An Australian court ruled Monday that Sharman Networks, operator of popular peer-to-peer file-swapping network Kazaa, infringes the country's copyright laws and…
For the first time since launching in the U.K. 15 months ago, online song shop Napster has revealed its performance figures in Britain.
Every August, 40,000 people descend on this lush and remote island for the annual Mt. Hagen Sing-Sing, a singing contest featuring cannibals and head-hunters.
Blues guitarist and singer R.L. Burnside, who became a cult hero at the age of 65 when he started recording for the Fat Possum label and appearing on bills with rock acts, died Thursday in Memphis…
Colombia's Shakira leads the pack for MTV's Video Music Awards Latin America with six noms, including female artist, pop artist and video of the year, as nominations were announced Thursday.
INXS has signed with ICM for representation in all areas, focusing first on the launch of a tour early next year. ICM repped the band as a touring act in the 1980s and 1990s until the death of lead…
Bassist Christian McBride has been named creative chair for jazz at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Assn., succeeding vocalist Dianne Reeves.
Hilary Duff proved she is indeed "Most Wanted" as she held onto the No. 1 slot on the nation's album sales chart for a second week. Duff's disc sold 101,000 copies, a more than 50% slide from its…
Universal Music Publishing Group inked an exclusive licensing and royalties agreement with Taiwan's Rock Music Publishing, an indie label.