The Recording Academy will roll out a national kudo to fete local musicians and industry leaders at the acad's 12 chapters. The Recording Academy Honors Award will acknowledge individuals who have…
Taking a dangerous cue from the movie industry, the music business has made the opening week paramount as the majority of the top 10 is rookies for the third week in a row.
La Ley, Intocable, Bebe and Laura Pausini are the first performers announced for the sixth Latin Grammy Awards.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of John Coltrane's groundbreaking improv-heavy composition "Ascension," the Rova Saxophone Quartet brought in renowned guitarists Nels Cline and Fred Frith (who…
INXS, which recently named J.D. Fortune as its lead singer, will play 22 dates in North America in January and February.
On Thursday, "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" will devote an entire show to one guest: U2. The band will perform at least three songs as well as be interviewed by O'Brien and participate in comedy…
Martha is tuning up for a Christmas moneymaker. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Sony BMG have teamed up to create Martha Stewart Living Music, a partnership set to release a series of compilation…
Consumers burning their own CDs are hurting the retail music business, the RIAA contends, even as the sale of digital downloads continues to explode.
MTV's Italo music web rival All Music bowed Monday in Italy. All Music is owned by Italo multimedia group Gruppo L'Espresso, which acquired the web -- formerly known as Rete A -- from Milanese…
In New York: Roger Rosenblatt of PBS and the "MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour" is one of the 20th and 21st centurys' most amusing and astute social critics, journalists, professors and lecturers. He won two…
Richard Thompson jokingly mentioned new album "Front Parlour Ballads" several times during a rewarding 100-minute perf but never once drew attention to his gorgeous score for the Werner Herzog pic…