| 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....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Lady Antebellum’s new smash, “Downtown,” is on its way to take over radio! The song is full of attitude, with Hillary Scott singing main vocals throughout the track. She was addicted to the song when she first heard it, and Hillary loves...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean and Taylor Swift are taking over the world…literally. All three artists received the most nominations out of any country artists at the upcoming World Music Awards. Jason and Taylor received six, while Carrie got...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 5:45 AM
The world was struck with horrible news on Friday, after a deadly shooting occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut. 20-year-old Adam Lanza, went on a shooting rampage killing 27 people – including 20 children – before...
| 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...