Pierre Cossette will be making Sunday's Grammy Awards his finale as he heads off to develop a Broadway tuner about Woody Guthrie. It will be his 35th time overseeing the kudofest, which he says is…
The adage that a whole can be more than the sum of its parts has been illustrated vividly in the left-field success of the posthumous Ray Charles duets album "Genius Loves Company."
It's a rare year that guitarist Pat Metheny isn't nominated for a Grammy. The prolific recording-and-touring performer has won 16 trophies, the most of any jazz artist, and has been nominated 29…
Countless music industry executives have opined in recent times that their glass is -- at best -- half-empty. It's quite another story in the independent realm.
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…
Jewish rockers may deserve their own hall of fame -- as long as they don't call it that. Or so the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland would have a court believe.
After a 20-year drum roll, the $100 million Music Center at Strathmore debuted here last week to a full schedule of performances and a wink at the mighty Kennedy Center just down the road.
Wacko Jacko is backo -- and just in time for sweeps! ABC, which scored the surprise of the sweeps last week with its blockbuster "Happy Days" reunion, is planning another Thursday night attack. Its…
The Blighty music industry celebrated its glitziest night of the year as New York band Scissor Sisters took home a trio of Brit Awards from Wednesday's ceremony at London's Earls Court arena.
Digital music company Napster saw a spike in revenue last quarter thanks to healthy sub increases, but high costs kept its net loss flat. Revenue was $12.1 million last quarter, ended Dec. 31, the…
The Game's debut "The Documentary" (Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope) returned to No. 1 on the Nielsen SoundScan chart of album sales, holding off three hits compilations that bowed in the top 10.