| 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...
| May 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Coldplay has reaped its fourth consecutive U.S. album, ringing up the biggest stateside sales week of the year to date in the process.
The U.K. band's "Ghost Stories" (Atlantic) took the top slot with first-week sales of 383,000, according to Nielsen...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
At the height of Beatlemania, skeptical journalists often asked John, Paul, George and Ringo, "What are you going to do when this is over?"
But for the Beatles, it's never been over. The band's legacy is more vibrant than ever, and the business of the...
| 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:
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| 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...
| Jun 6, 2014
The San Francisco scene spawned The Steve Miller Band and the rock band Journey, who from 1976-82 each sold more than 20 million albums and together had nearly 20 Top 10 hits, many of which still are popular nearly 40......
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Disney Interactive and music-video website Vevo have united to present what they call "family friendly" video experiences.
With the latest partnership, Disney will feature selections from Vevo’s catalog of more than 50,000 music videos on its...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Warner Music Group has acquired Gala Records, the oldest privately owned music label in Russia, the company said Monday, marking its first wholly owned presence in Russia.
Gala was founded in 1988 by Alexander Blinov and currently represents artists...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Berlin music publisher BMG says it has made a publishing and services agreement with the Rolling Stones, marking the first time in 40 years the rock band has appointed an outside music publisher.
This agreement comes as the Stones are celebrating the...
| 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.
| Sep 7, 2013
Fifty years ago, Sept. 12, 1963, was a Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. Young people were listening to "My Boyfriend's Back" by the Angels. J.D. Salinger's "Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour, An Introduction," had recently been published....