"American Idol" winner and Grammy nominee Fantasia will perform on UNCF's "An Evening of Stars Tribute to Stevie Wonder," airing Friday-Sunday on several networks in various markets.
Garrison Keillor's bigscreen adaptation of "A Prairie Home Companion," directed by Robert Altman, will make its North American preem at the South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival in Austin…
Death continues to be a solid career move in the music biz. The second posthumous release from Notorious B.I.G. did brisk business right before Christmas, selling 438,000 copies in its first week of…
The music industry decked its halls with lower case i's last year, brightening spirits with the knowledge that a song is just the spin of an iPod wheel away. It suggests 2006 will be the year the…
Sony BMG has tentatively settled at least 15 consumer class actions brought against the music company over its use of copy-protection software on CDs.
It seemed Warner Music would end the year on a high note, as it announced Thursday the settlement of a simmering feud with mega-act Linkin Park as well as a new dividend for shareholders. But no…
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.