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  • 'Frozen' soundtrack, first million-seller of 2014, returns to No. 1

    'Frozen' soundtrack, first million-seller of 2014, returns to No. 1
    "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...
  • Coldplay's Chris Martin joins 'The Voice' in format twist

    “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...
  • Yellowcard interview: 10 years later, pop-punkers still finds inspiration in 'Ocean Avenue'

     
    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......
  • Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard

    Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard
    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...
  • Music industry revenue in 2013 stayed flat at $7 billion, RIAA says

    Music industry revenue in 2013 stayed flat at $7 billion, RIAA says
    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...
  • Big Beatles Business: Vinyl Mono Set, 'U.S. Albums' Fuel 2014 Releases

    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...
  • Country superstar Garth Brooks' re-emergence has an Allentown connection

     
    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......
  • MPAA hires Fabrizio as new general counsel

    MPAA hires Fabrizio as new general counsel
    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...
  • Garth Brooks eight-disc box 'Blame It All On My Roots' due Nov. 28

    Garth Brooks eight-disc box 'Blame It All On My Roots' due Nov. 28
    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...
  • Hollywood Backs Antipiracy Curriculum for Elementary Schools

    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-...
  • Stevie Wonder to play 'Songs in the Key of Life' album in concert

    Stevie Wonder to play 'Songs in the Key of Life' album in concert
    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...