| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Lehigh Valley variety radio station WLEV-FM 100.7 has again started playing non-stop holiday music, which it will continue through Christmas Day. And once again we’re asking: What is too early to start playing Christmas music? “One of the...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Regulators in the U.S. and Europe on Friday approved Universal Music Group’s $1.9 billion acquisition of the music division of EMI Group Ltd., giving the Los Angeles-based music company control of the Beatles music catalogue and the iconic Abbey...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has announced a new set of shows starting Oct. 18 and stretching into the spring of 2013. Shying away from indie rock, the series has steered toward acoustic, folk and bluegrass.
An exception is the legendary punk-ska-...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Myspace, continuing its effort to mount a comeback, launched a mobile application that offers free, unlimited streaming of radio stations programmed by such artists as Pharrell Williams, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Lady Antebellum and Justin Timberlake.
| May 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Modern Vampires of the City," the adventurous new album by New York's Vampire Weekend, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week, reflecting sales of 134,000 copies, more than the band has sold before in a single week.
Recorded partly in L.A....
| Nov 19, 2012
| 9:03 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The American Music Awards know their place in the landscape of music-related award shows.
The ceremony doesn't have the prestige of the Grammys or the cheeky irreverence of MTV's Video Music Awards -- and certainly not the ratings of...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Blake Shelton and Shakira's teams stepped out live for the first time on "The Voice" on Tuesday night, as Teams Adam and Usher had done the previous night, to compete for audience votes as well as their coach's favor and vie for a spot in the top 12....
| Apr 28, 2013
| 9:51 AM
INDIO — "Thank you, Coachella!" shouted Charles Kelley from the main stage Saturday night at Stagecoach — and, sure, he might've been referring to the desert valley in which the Empire Polo Club is located. More likely, though, was that Lady...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"A country music fan is the most loyal creature on Earth if you're honest with them," singer George Jones once said, and in death he's paying some of that loyalty back. His funeral service at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville on Thursday will be...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"I don't think I've ever seen so many hats in an audience before," said Norah Jones to a crowd taking in her performance Friday night at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio.
The sight of tens of thousands of cowboy hats may have given the...
| May 3, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Lady Antebellum has ridden to massive crossover success singing about the highs and lows of love. The three members of the country-pop trio can add a new dimension to their take on relationships. They're all married folk now, and that creates a new...