Ringtones and ringbacks -- say what? For Warner Music Group topper Edgar Bronfman, the ability to program a cell phone's ringer to play a favorite song could be the very thing to rock awake the…
Anyone wondering where Jessica Harper went after her early '80s run as bigscreen leading lady probably doesn't have children. If they did, they would know her as a vital voice in tyke theater, a…
The Panic Channel, a new band featuring two founding members of Jane's Addiction, made its formal live debut at a very sold-out radio station-sponsored holiday benefit show. Quartet incorporated some…
The 1974 Genesis album "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway" has never received the attention of other great rock operas (like "Tommy," for instance), but for a legion of fans, it's not only great -- it's…
Univision announced the nominees for its 17th annual "Premios lo Nuestro de la Musica." The kudofest is one of Univision's top rated programs every year. The show will air live 8-11 p.m. Feb. 24 on…
Pianist-singer Peter Cincotti, just 21 and with two albums under his belt, appears to be tiring of the idea that he'll accept a role as keeper of the Great American Songbook. In a 75-minute set…
The people just got a lot more choices. Sixteen categories have been added for the 31st annual People's Choice Awards, up from the 24 that were announced in October.
Viacom's E310 million ($412 million) takeover of MTV's local German rival Viva is proving painful. The conglom's goal of ending a decade-old standoff by taking over MTV's competitor has angered Viva…
Satcaster DirecTV Brazil is jumping into production for the first time thanks to local regulations that force foreign pay TV companies to invest in Brazilian production.
Hoping to get the merger of Sony and BMG overturned, indie music trade org Impala lodged an appeal Friday with the European Court of First Instance in Luxembourg.
After years as the No. 1 enemy of the recording industry, Napster founder Shawn Fanning is launching a company with hopes of taking peer-to-peer networks legit.