Kanye West's "Late Registration" (Roc-A-Fella/Island Def Jam) is complex, impassioned, occasionally muddled and, most of all, ambitious.
By producer George Stevens Jr.'s estimation, the lineup for Sunday's 28th annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C., was the most diverse ever.
One of the delights of "Get Away From Me," Nellie McKay's 2004 debut, was the fact that the album's sophisticated, witty songs -- which ran the Great American Songbook through a modern pop…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Just two days after Charlie Walk was named president of Epic Records, the Los Angeles Times has uncovered evidence that suggests Walk and his boss, Don Ienner, were aware of payola practices at Sony…
CAA has upped three of its music agents. Rod Essig and John Huie will oversee the company's Nashville office and country and faith-based music initiatives. Mitch Rose will oversee the agency's…
As part of its massive media blitz, Disney and Walden Media are giving disc-buyers the choice of Which "Witch" they want: The Christian or the secular?
The country's biggest- selling album is available at only one retailer, and it's being considered No. 1 only because the retailer says so.
Madonna is helping Warner Music get into the groove. The company's stock price on Thursday spiked to its highest point since going public in May after it reported strong sales and robust digital…
As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, the Algonquin Hotel is launching the first Young Artists Competition. Nine emerging cabaret artists will compete Dec. 5 for a two-week performance spot at…
Columbia recording act System of a Down has become the first band in the SoundScan era to chart two No. 1 debuts in a single calendar year. "Hypnotize," the latest disc from the L.A. quartet, sold…
Having recently been in the news more for extra-musical events -- a messy split with founding guitarist Brian "Head" Welch and an offbeat deal worked out with Virgin Records -- than for its actual…