| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Michael McDonald, the soulful 62-year-old singer known for hits "I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near), "What A Fool Believes," and "Minute By Minute" is coming back to the Peninsula where, once upon a time, he discovered a young singer and piano...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Folks over at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach are having a metallic Monday. A pair of shows announced today both feature two legendarily loud acts. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden will blast Aug. 5 while Kiss and Def Leppard will strut...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The good news for the music industry out of the Recording Industry Assn. of America’s just released report on sales and revenue for 2013? Things didn’t get any worse than they were during the previous three years.
Overall revenue during 2013...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:04 PM
"Frozen" is back at No. 1.
After two weeks in which rap albums by first Schoolboy Q and then Rick Ross dominated the Billboard 200, the soundtrack to Disney's smash-hit animated feature returned to the top spot Wednesday, reflecting sales of 99,000...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:36 PM
“The Voice” is getting yet another dose of pop star power.
NBC’s hit singing competition show has recruited Coldplay's Chris Martin to serve as a mentor.
Martin isn’t jumping into one of the plush, red spinning-chairs...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Department of Justice will conduct a review of the 73-year-old consent decrees that govern how music rights organizations set rates for licensing songs.
ASCAP and BMI have been pushing the DOJ to revise -- or even abolish -- the consent decree, first...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Days after Spotify announced that it had more than 10 million subscribers to its online music service, Apple announced that it had struck a $3-billion deal to buy the company behind one of Spotify's newest, buzziest rivals: Beats. The challenge for both...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2014
Back in 2003, Yellowcard had been together more than five years and had released three albums when its pop-punk music suddenly caught a wave of popularity and the band was signed by Capitol Records. It went into the studio and......
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Music streaming service Rdio, which competes with Spotify and Pandora, is launching in seven new territories, including Hong Kong and Malaysia.
This marks the first time Rdio (pronounced are-dee-oh) will be available to listeners in Asia, the company...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Vevo, an online streaming service for music videos, has launched on Windows 8, the company said Wednesday.
Users of the Microsoft operating system can access Vevo, which has 75,000 videos, through Vevo's app.
The New York-based company, which...