| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:33 PM
A retired music executive testified Monday in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial that it would be "highly inappropriate" and "highly unusual" move for a concert promoter or producer to hire a physician for an artist.
Former Capitol Records...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On a Tuesday afternoon in the basement studios of Capitol Records, She & Him were recording a volley of live tracks for a few radio station sessions. Singer Zooey Deschanel finished an umpteenth take of the duo's single "I Could've Been Your Girl," and...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tongal, a Southern California start-up that has crowd-sourced video ads for big brands such as Pringles and McDonald's, is expanding into music.
The Santa Monica-based firm has made a name for itself linking writers, directors and actors with brands...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Beach Boys creative leader Brian Wilson will be joined at his Oct. 20 concert at the Greek Theatre by English guitar hero Jeff Beck, who also has been recording with Wilson for a new album that will return Wilson to the Beach Boys’ longtime label,...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:30 AM
To most people, the credit typically associated with David Foster is "Produced by." But even before taking a seat behind the console in the control room, Foster was having an impact on artists as a session musician.
Growing up in Victoria, B.C., in the...
| May 25, 2013
High in the hills, perched between Hollywood and Vine and the Hollywood sign, sits scenic Lake Hollywood, a reservoir held back by a dam designed by the great water wrangler William Mulholland. Flanked by a classic California mix of oak, pine, eucalyptus,...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Jennifer Lopez has inked a deal with RedOne’s 2101 Records for her eighth studio album, the label announced Wednesday.
Lopez’s deal marks the first under the label's new exclusive multiyear worldwide agreement with Capitol Records.
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:37 PM
If you really want to be influential as an artist, it might be a better idea to head for Montreal's Mile End than Echo Park....
| May 10, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Last week TufAmerica, Inc., which administers the rights to the recordings of Washington, D.C. go-go band Trouble Funk's catalog, filed lawsuit in federal court accusing the Beastie Boys of sampling without permission the group's 1982 funk classics, "Drop...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Every year, John Lennon's fans gather at his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to mark his birthday and the day he was killed....
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Allentown Fair chose country music’s best before the Country Music Association did. The CMA on Wednesday announced its list of nominees for the 46th annual CMA Awards, to be given away 8 p.m. Nov. 1 on ABC-TV, and two of......