| 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...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:22 AM
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......
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Country singer Garth Brooks re-emerged in a big way this week, performing at the 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, then announcing Monday that he’ll go on a world tour – his first in 13 years......
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The Motion Picture Assn. of America has hired Washington attorney Steven Fabrizio as its senior executive vice president and global general counsel.
Fabrizio is considered one of the nation's leading copyright and content protection lawyers and has long...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Just as Tina Turner always boasted that she never does anything nice and easy, Garth Brooks never does anything small. So in capping his residency in Las Vegas, the biggest-selling country performer of all time has assembled a new eight-disc box set...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
When it comes to learning about the evils of Internet piracy, Hollywood studios and the major music labels want kids to start young.
A nonprofit group called the Center for Copyright Information has commissioned a school curriculum to teach elementary-...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Stevie Wonder has something extra special in the bag of goodies he’ll be toting to his 18th House Full of Toys holiday benefit concert in Los Angeles: He’s going to perform the entire “Songs in the Key of Life” album at the Dec. 21...