Country music singer-songwriter Phil Vassar will join host LeAnn Rimes for the third season of USA Network's "Nashville Star." Show, which searches for the next country music superstar, preems March…
E! Entertainment Television is giving Michael Jackson his own weekday half-hour show -- sort of. Cabler on Tuesday said it was partnering with Blighty's BskyB for a daily series reenacting and…
Any student of technical, expressive drumming would be wise to study Jimmy Chamberlin, ex-drummer for alt-rock goliaths Smashing Pumpkins and Zwan. His debut solo album, "Life Begins Again"…
The U. of California and California State U. systems are seeking proposals from Internet music and video companies for entertainment services to be provided to their 33 campuses.
Just For Variety - Good Morning: There were several walkouts at Sunday's Academy screening of "Antares," the Austrian government submission to the Acad's foreign language film awards committee.
Stevie Wonder, Madonna, Norah Jones, Diana Ross, Brian Wilson, Eric Clapton, Usher and Maroon 5 will be among the performers taking part in NBC Universal's tsunami benefit special, which airs…
K.d. lang is an apt choice to kick off the L.A. Phil's "Songbook" series at Disney Hall. Her most recent album, "Hymns of the 49th Parallel," is a collection of songs by Canadian singer-songwriters…
The 31st Annual People's Choice awards presented a plethora of honors Sunday night on CBS. The winners were determined by fans who cast more than 21 million votes for their favorites in 37 film…
Audra McDonald showed no sign of vocal stress or fatigue at the season opener of the American Songbook series despite the flu bug that felled her and prompted cancellation of the first of a schedule…
Usher has inked a deal with Showtime to do a concert special that will air in March. Perf will be part of a free preview weekend March 4-7.
U.K. album sales grew by 2.6% in 2004, reaching a new high of 163.4 million units sold, according to the British Phonographic Industry.