For the first time since launching in the U.K. 15 months ago, online song shop Napster has revealed its performance figures in Britain.
Every August, 40,000 people descend on this lush and remote island for the annual Mt. Hagen Sing-Sing, a singing contest featuring cannibals and head-hunters.
Blues guitarist and singer R.L. Burnside, who became a cult hero at the age of 65 when he started recording for the Fat Possum label and appearing on bills with rock acts, died Thursday in Memphis…
Colombia's Shakira leads the pack for MTV's Video Music Awards Latin America with six noms, including female artist, pop artist and video of the year, as nominations were announced Thursday.
INXS has signed with ICM for representation in all areas, focusing first on the launch of a tour early next year. ICM repped the band as a touring act in the 1980s and 1990s until the death of lead…
Bassist Christian McBride has been named creative chair for jazz at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Assn., succeeding vocalist Dianne Reeves.
Hilary Duff proved she is indeed "Most Wanted" as she held onto the No. 1 slot on the nation's album sales chart for a second week. Duff's disc sold 101,000 copies, a more than 50% slide from its…
Universal Music Publishing Group inked an exclusive licensing and royalties agreement with Taiwan's Rock Music Publishing, an indie label.
There are two possible reasons for a successful band's unquestioned leader to split that band -- to distance himself from the music, or to get away from the other musicians. Judging by the Gotham…
Cartoon Network has greenlit production on 13 episodes of an untitled series from OutKast's Andre Benjamin. Lighthearted half-hour will center on a ragtag group of musically gifted kids in Atlanta…
Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey will perform a duet of "America the Beautiful" on Sunday, Sept. 11, at Landover, Md.'s FedEx Field, right before a National Football League afternoon game between the…