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.
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…
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.
Will Botwin has been upped to chairman of Sony BMG's Columbia Records Group, paving the way for Columbia to tap S-Curve founder and president Steve Greenberg as the label's prexy.
Ben Silverman wants to give teen girls around the world a new Menudo to call their own. The reality producer is attempting to revive the bilingual band that gave birth to Ricky Martin, teaming with…