| Jan 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Claudio Abbado, an Italian conductor whose wide-ranging mastery of symphonic and operatic repertory and attention to detail drew comparisons to more famous maestros Carlo Mario Giulini, Arturo Toscanini and Herbert von Karajan, has died. He was 80.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” will surely go down as one of the biggest songs of 2013. The slinky dance track was No. 1 for 12 weeks, sold more than 6 million copies and served as the soundtrack for one of the most deliciously...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:35 AM
As rock groups go, tribute bands are low on the totem pole. No record deals, no radio play, no respect from rock critics. Their fans, if they have any, tend to like them not for who they are, but for who they pretend to be.
The Fab Faux rise above their...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw (seven nominations), and Keith Urban (six nominations) lead the pack of nominees at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The following is a complete list of nominees:
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
| Nov 29, 2013
| 11:00 AM
As a leading authority on the Beatles, researcher and author Mark Lewisohn is well aware that there have been far too many books written about the Fab Four. "In general terms and in biographical terms, I think the Beatles have been underserved by books,"...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Fifty years ago next Sunday, on Feb. 9, 1964, via "The Ed Sullivan Show," America met the Beatles.
It was not the group's first appearance on American television. CBS News had reported, dismissively, on British "Beatlemania," and Jack Paar had aired...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It was the pop culture equivalent of the Big Bang, a televised moment that changed music for decades to come.
Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" as 73 million people tuned in, the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:50 AM
More than a quarter century after the U.S. versions of the Beatles' albums went out of print, all will be reissued individually and in a 13-CD boxed set on Jan. 21 (a day earlier in the rest of the world) in conjunction with various commemorations of...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Before he embarked on a long career as a top-flight record exec, manager and producer, Peter Asher was in the vanguard of the British Invasion as a member of the vocal duo Peter & Gordon. Paul McCartney wrote four hits for Peter & Gordon, and he also...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The rebirth of Beatlemania and the fourth studio album from country singer Eric Church supplied some much-needed lift to the U.S. album chart last week.
The Beatles' catalog received an enormous lift in the week following the Feb. 9 CBS special...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
PARIS - Universal Music Group (UMG) revenues jumped 7.5% at actual currency to â¬4.886 billion ($6.7 billion) as the music company looked to be bottoming out in 2013, UMG owner Vivendi announced Tuesday, unveiling its full year 2013 results in Paris....