Yes, it's getting ridiculous. In its fifth season, "American Idol" is re-arranging the entire showbiz landscape. There are hits and there are hits; this show is a full-fledged cultural phenom.
The New York Philharmonic's Young People's Concerts are experiencing a return to their youth. The originally beloved events were designed to educate new generations of music aficionados -- something…
For a 30-second piece of music written 40 years ago, Lalo Schifrin has gotten a lot of mileage out of one tune.
It might not be his 19th nervous breakdown, but the Rolling Stones' Keith Richards has certainly had his share of physical breakdowns.
While obsessed with the grubbier side of life, the Drive-By Truckers have always been a band with epic ambitions, as reflected in their rock opera about Lynyrd Skynyrd, song cycle on the life of…
Though the Jayhawks never really escaped the alt-country tag they received early on, this reunion tour between their two primary songwriters emphasizes the sweet harmonies that were a mainstay of the…
A British court has ruled that a company purporting to make a biopic on Jimi Hendrix has no rights to the late guitarist's music or likeness and has to go through Experience Hendrix for any rights…
ASCAP will honor Annie Lennox and Green Day at its 23rd annual Pop Awards May 22 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Even when he's singing folk songs that are decades old, Bruce Springsteen remains a potent commercial force. The latest disc from the Boss was among six new releases that shook up the top 10 on the…
Music piracy is "an increasingly sophisticated trade plied by savvy multistate criminal operations," according to an industry report, which identifies the top 12 U.S. cities where bootlegging is most…
MTV Networks Intl. has launched its first on-demand broadband and mobile service in Asia. MTV Boombox provides users in South Korea with a customizable online environment featuring local and…