As is the case with most rap performed live, Snoop Dogg benefits from the presence of a live band. A four-piece horn section added Funkadelic bursts to classic gangster rap cuts like "What's My…
Ever since the arrival of "Pop Idol" in the U.K. and "American Idol" Stateside, television has been cranking out pop stars by the dozen as young unknowns have put themselves through the demands of…
"Bambi" is going country when Disney releases a straight-to-DVD sequel to the animation classic on Feb. 7 that features original songs by country singers Martina McBride and Alison Krauss.
Hot Summer Nights looked like an agreeable package for a nine-stop tour of outdoor facilities and casinos of the West and upper Midwest. The music was mostly celebratory, sprinkled with some familiar…
Reality TV guru Mark Burnett is extending his domain into recorded music, launching Burnett Records to release a compilation of perfs from the CBS skein "Rock Star: INXS."
Hilary Duff has secured her second No. 1 album, selling 208,000 copies of "Most Wanted" (Hollywood) in the week ended Sunday, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
As the first of what once seemed like an endless wave of teen guitar prodigies, Charlie Sexton weathered an intense initial scrutiny and a massive backlash, and he responded in a most unusual way…
The stock price of the London-based music group Sanctuary plunged more than 40% Tuesday as talks of a buy-out disintegrated. Sanctuary dropped 7.25 pence (13¢) Tuesday to 18¢, its lowest price in 13…
Another collection of new duets by Ray Charles will be in stores next month as Ahmet Ertegun makes good on a deathbed promise. Six years before Ray Charles recorded "Genius Loves Company," the album…
History repeats itself at the Latin Grammys as a rookie recording artist -- this year it's Spain's Bebe -- has again taken home the most nominations. Bebe nabbed five, including mentions in the top…
Mike Lynn, who has spent nine years working with Dr. Dre at Aftermath Records, has signed a production and label deal with Sony Urban Music and Columbia Records Group.