"The Beatles 1" gave the music industry a great idea back in 2000: Pump the bottom line with hits compilations in the fourth quarter. That recipe for success, however, may be as stale as last year's…
Soon after Steve Lillywhite arrived in the studio to work with U2, the Irish quartet played a tune that had a great hook and no worthwhile lyrics.
"It is a wonder more of us aren't killed, we rack up so much mileage in the air and on the road. It was inevitable that the law of averages would catch up with some of us." That's how a Grand Ole…
Album sales in the U.K. dropped 2.7% to 159 million units in 2005, according trade org the British Phonographic Industry.
Lou Rawls, whose deep and silky voice took him from church choirs on Chicago's Southside to Broadway and the top of the pop charts, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He was 72.
The Recording Academy has selected the honorees for its annual salutes to classical music, jazz and gospel. The 10th Grammy Salute to Classical Music will be held at noon Feb. 3 at the Millennium…
Twenty-five years after the launch of MTV, filmmakers still reference the musicvideo network like it's a bad thing. Consider Virginia Katz, who's been working in Bill Condon's editing room since his…
Album sales declined for the sixth consecutive year in 2005, dipping 7.2% to 618.9 million units from the 666.7 million sold in 2004, according to Nielsen SoundScan. But a boom in digital sales has…
The Nederlander Organization has given the reins of its concert operations to Adam Friedman, naming him CEO of the unit that operates the Greek Theater and books concerts throughout California.
"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.