Ray Charles, who was the first singer to successfully marry gospel with pop and R&B music and who went on to become one of America's most beloved performers, died Thursday at the age of 73.
A top hat drew the biggest ovation of the evening at Tuesday's Velvet Revolver concert -- style clearly beat out substance. But then, Velvet Revolver is nothing if not an exercise in style, although…
Terrorists are moving into the piracy biz at an alarmingly rapid rate, according to MPAA topper Jack Valenti and a recent report from Interpol.
Since Wilco leader Jeff Tweedy tends to blurt out "You're fired" about as often as Donald Trump, the band's tours tend to echo the old Forrest Gump saw about live perfs being something like a box of…
Usher returned to the top of the nation's album sales chart, as the only debuting acts in the top 50 were hits packages from Dean Martin and Kenny Rogers.
Now it can be told: Mark Burnett is pacting with INXS in his search to find a new rock star.
George Lopez will make an encore appearance as the host of the fifth annual Latin Grammy Awards telecast.
Singers Jennifer Warnes and Kim Weston, American Federation of Television & Radio Artists prexy John Connolly and former CBS Records chief Walter Yetnikoff testified Tuesday in support of proposed…
For its third annual spring gala at the Apollo Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrated with a heady mix of traditional jazz and blues, heightened by the presence of a pair of pop-rock music icons…
The European music biz is planning a new wave of litigation a little more than two months after its first round of legal action outside the U.S., the Intl. Federation of the Phonographic Industry…
A festival dedicated to the celebrated record label ECM, the third annual Intl. Theater Festival, a rare recital from Jessye Norman and "A John Waters Christmas" highlight the 2004-05 UCLA Live…