In New York: "Michael Jackson speaks to and for the monstrous child in us all." So goes the summation by Pulitzer Prize winner Margo Jefferson in her relatively short but effective treatise about the…
A rare trifecta of rookies posted a winning ticket for U.S. album sales in the week ending Christmas Day. New discs from Mary J. Blige, Jamie Foxx and the late Notorious B.I.G. helped lead an overall…
A new poll sponsored by the Canadian recording industry shows 91% of Canadians believe the work of musicians, artists, composers and authors should be protected by copyright to ensure they get paid…
Midem will honor Live 8 co-producers Bob Geldof, Harvey Goldsmith and John Kennedy with the personality of the year award at this year's edition in Cannes on Jan. 23.
Iran's hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has banned all Western music from state radio and TV stations, enforcing an October ruling that launched the ban.
Music companies, already battered by the ongoing sea change in listeners' purchasing habits, are facing a new investigation from New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer. Word spread over Christmas…
Great American Country and Grand Ole Opry have signed a multi-year agreement that extends GAC's broadcast rights of "Grand Ole Opry Live."
ASCAP will present the "I Create Music" Expo on April 20 - 22 at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel.
Born to crime solve. The Jan. 8 episode of CBS' "Cold Case" will feature nine Bruce Springsteen songs from the 1980s that tie in to the skein's plotline. Springsteen rarely allows his songs to be…
Free peer-to-peer sharing of music and movies on the Internet could become legal in Gaul in the wake of an early-morning vote Thursday that followed heated debate. The amendment is attached to a…
Cyndi Lauper will make her Broadway debut in the Roundabout Theater Company's new musical production of "The Threepenny Opera." Lauper, who will play Jenny, will be replacing Edie Falco, who was…