Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) was the week's only album to top 100,000 in sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan, opening the year about the same as 2004.
Sony Music Taiwan's singer-songwriter Jay Chou grabbed four awards at the 11th Channel V Chinese Music Awards in Shanghai on Tuesday. Chou won male singer, most popular male singer, singer-songwriter…
Cabler Ovation offers the U.S. premiere of Abba documentary "Super Troupers" Sunday and throughout January.
"Objectivo fama" (Objective: Fame), Spanish-lingo broadcaster Univision's first foray into the song competish reality genre, bowed Sunday on Univision's TeleFutura Network.
Country music singer-songwriter Phil Vassar will join host LeAnn Rimes for the third season of USA Network's "Nashville Star." Show, which searches for the next country music superstar, preems March…
E! Entertainment Television is giving Michael Jackson his own weekday half-hour show -- sort of. Cabler on Tuesday said it was partnering with Blighty's BskyB for a daily series reenacting and…
Any student of technical, expressive drumming would be wise to study Jimmy Chamberlin, ex-drummer for alt-rock goliaths Smashing Pumpkins and Zwan. His debut solo album, "Life Begins Again"…
The U. of California and California State U. systems are seeking proposals from Internet music and video companies for entertainment services to be provided to their 33 campuses.
Just For Variety - Good Morning: There were several walkouts at Sunday's Academy screening of "Antares," the Austrian government submission to the Acad's foreign language film awards committee.
Stevie Wonder, Madonna, Norah Jones, Diana Ross, Brian Wilson, Eric Clapton, Usher and Maroon 5 will be among the performers taking part in NBC Universal's tsunami benefit special, which airs…
K.d. lang is an apt choice to kick off the L.A. Phil's "Songbook" series at Disney Hall. Her most recent album, "Hymns of the 49th Parallel," is a collection of songs by Canadian singer-songwriters…