Europe's oldest and biggest TV music competish is coming to the U.S. via Ben Silverman's Reveille and NBC. Silverman has snagged the format rights to the Eurovision Song Contest, the annual…
Singer-songwriter James Blunt has sold more than 2 million copies of his debut album, "Back to Bedlam" (Atlantic), in England since its release this past summer, and his breakaway success is…
Playing in a large Los Angeles concert hall for the first time Wednesday night, the Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra gave us a startlingly different yet wonderful vision of what a big band can sound…
Sinuous and sensual, Ute Lemper is back at the Cafe Carlyle re-creating the dark allure of German cabaret in the mid-'20s. Tossing aside her red feather boa, the slim and stately German diva offers…
So does last night's victory officially make U2 the greatest band in the world? "We are tonight," offered the Edge.
By playing musical chairs with Andy Lack and Rolf Schmidt-Holtz, Sony BMG is changing its vibe. When he joined the company, Lack was an outsider...and a pure news man. Schmidt-Holtz, however, has…
U2 swept through the 48th annual Grammy Awards by going five for five and forcing pop stars and rappers to be content with wins in their respective genres.
Barry Manilow hit No. 1 on the album chart for the time in 29 years, selling 156,000 copies of "The Greatest Songs of the Fifties" for the week ended Sunday, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
A Rome music label has denied widely circulating rumors that it has asked Michael Jackson to set the late Pope John Paul II's prayers to music.
Andre Previn, whose 11 Grammy awards are mostly for his work in the classical field, won his first two Grammys for movie soundtracks he supervised and conducted: Lerner & Loewe's “Gigi” (1958) and…