The 27th annual Playboy Jazz Festival will be held the weekend of June 11-12 at the Hollywood Bowl, with Boney James headlining Saturday and George Benson topping the Sunday bill.
Boundaries are smudged in an Antony and the Johnsons perf. Nothing is clear. Not his tremulously androgynous voice; not his appearance -- in a black wig and black blouse covered by ripped mesh he…
Green Day's "Jesus of Suburbia," the nine-minute cornerstone of their disc "American Idiot," will become IFC's anthem in promotions for the rest of the year.
Music nets MTV and VH1 have tapped Lucia Ballas-Traynor general manager of MTV Espanol and VHUno, MTV Networks Music Group's U.S. Hispanic nets.
Katherine E. Brown has taken over as executive director at Jazz at Lincoln Center. She succeeds Derek E. Gordon, who was promoted to president last month upon the retirement of Hughlyn F. Fierce.
West Coast jazz baby Tierney Sutton has little direct contact with her audience, instead focusing heavenward, as if in a trance. Insightful and imaginative, Sutton finds new depths in some old songs…
Shawn Fanning's Snocap has signed its second major label, Sony BMG, as it attempts to turn peer-to-peer into a legit business. Company was founded late last year by the Napster creator based on new…
Delta Goodrem, Green Day and Black Eyed Peas were the big winners at the first MTV Australia Video Music Awards, held Thursday night at Sydney's Luna Park. Goodrem drew the female artist nod and…
Usher took home the most awards at the 19th annual Soul Train Music Awards. Singer nabbed the R&B/soul single, male ("Confessions Part II") and R&B/soul album, male ("Confessions") as well as…
A celebration of the 50th anniversary of the birth of rock 'n' roll -- centered on Bill Haley and the Comets' "(We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock" and the movie "Blackboard Jungle" -- will take…
Omarion, former leader of the urban boy band B2K, moved 182,000 copies of his Epic debut "O" to take the top slot on the week's album sales chart, according to Nielsen SoundScan.