George Levendis has been named senior veep, Sony BMG Global Marketing Group. Formerly managing director and CEO of Greece's Heaven Music/Antenna Entertainment, Levendis will be responsible for…
The Grammy Awards paid off handsomely for Ray Charles, Green Day and 14 other top-50 acts that saw album sales spike in the week after the telecast.
There was an audible gasp from the crowd when Tim DeLaughter sat down at the front of the stage after a rousing, jumpy encore cover of the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" and…
Saying nyet to music illegally sold and traded on the Internet, authorities in Moscow have begun to move against a Russian Web site allegedly involved in widespread infringement of copyrighted songs.
Jazz chanteuse/songwriter Carmen Lundy was introduced by the Rev. Peter F. O'Brien as the exception to the rule that pop singers are expected to do originals and jazz performers are supposed to…
What can I do to make you smile?" Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion asked as the curtains parted for their all-too-short Viper Room appearance. It's an odd lyrical choice to kick off a set of…
Having performed tributes to Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash at the Getty Center's Williams Auditorium, Los Angeles singer-songwriter Stew finally played himself, showcasing his sophisticated songcraft and…
Paramount and MTV Films have tapped Joy Bryant to star opposite rapper 50 Cent in the untitled action-adventure pic formerly dubbed "Locked and Loaded."
Can Ice Cube assume the elegant mantle of Cary Grant? Many stars have been reticent about remaking films that were built around mythic actors of the past, such as Grant, Humphrey Bogart or John…
Blurring the line between "One Tree Hill" and reality, a storyline on the WB drama has spawned a real-life concert tour. The 23-city " 'One Tree Hill' Concert Tour" will feature one of the series'…