Ray Charles RPM Studio in the West Adams district will become a museum honoring the late singer with an education center built next door for inner-city children.
"We Will Rock You" will not be rocking Clear Channel venues anytime soon. The conglom, with its many live-entertainment spots, had been in negotiations to sked the tuner through Detours, the booking…
Kanye West, the late Ray Charles, Danny Glover and Tyra Banks will be honored Saturday by the Artist Empowerment Coalition for their humanitarian efforts.
Anyone who had the kind of year Kanye West had could be forgiven for strutting a bit. At the first show in American Express' "Jam Sessions" series, simulcast on AOL and scheduled to run on A&E Feb…
Now in its 10th edition, the MusiCares person of the year dinner has never been televised despite bringing together some of the music world's biggest stars performing legendary music. That might…
Musically, last year was defined by a handful of events -- Usher's 8 million sold, the passing of Ray Charles, Green Day's punk opera -- but for many pop aficionados, a holy grail of the 1960s was…
What once was considered selling out for musical acts is now just considered good business. Even the most credibility-minded musicians are appearing on TV shows "The O.C.," "Las Vegas" and "Gilmore…
The opening of this year's Grammy telecast will be significantly different from the first two kudosfests under Neil Portnow's purview, but the ultimate effect may be similar.
Josh Schwartz still remembers the moment he began his love affair with music. "I was in fourth grade, back in 1986 or '87, and I was at my first concert: Huey Lewis and the News at the Worcester…
February 2004 was a bonanza month at musicstores: the week of Valentine's Day posted a sales record; Norah Jones sold a million copies of "Feels Like Home" in five days; the Grammys delivered a nice…
Taking a cue from the Oscars and the Governors Ball, this year's post-Grammy bash is being moved to the Convention Center from the Biltmore Hotel to accommodate an extra 2,500 guests.