Kim Kardashian is keeping up with the efforts to punish YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley for posting Kanye West's marriage proposal to her. This week, a California appeals court signaled that it would advance the celebrity couple's lawsuit.
Images by veteran rock photographer Kevin Mazur will be on display in Glendale, Calif., through April 19.
The "A Tribute to Rock and Roll" exhibit at retailer Schott NYC in The Americana at Brand opens March 27 and features exclusive photos taken by the longtime lensman and WireImage co-founder, whose work has appeared in such publications as Rolling Stone and People magazine.
"Why am I doing this?" Debbie Harry rhetorically asked shortly into the opening night of her debut engagement at the Cafe Carlyle. It was a good question, as the swanky, upscale nightspot is not a place you'd imagine the co-founder of the seminal new wave band Blondie to be performing. But, as reflected by the venue's recent booking of Buster Poindexter (aka David Johansen) recently proved, their current clientele is increasingly comprised of the same people who were hanging out in East Village clubs a few decades ago.
Jeff Tweedy is nothing if not a problem solver. A dilemma facing any singer embarking on a solo side project — especially after as lengthy a band-leading tenure as Tweedy’s in Wilco — is how to work the beloved back catalog into a live show without imitating or betraying the combo of origin.
NBC's next big music show could come from those who've helped make The Voice a hit.
The latter's executive producer Audrey Morrissey and coach Adam Levineare teaming with Grammy Award-winning songwriter Dave Stewart on a pilot called Songland. The project is predicated on the simple premise that the songwriter is king in the music business.
In 2014 Universal became the second major label, after Sony, to battle airlines' rights to in-flight music. The recording giant filed suit that September over the use of music and videos by Taylor Swift, Weezer, Kanye West and other artists.
The first season of Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's Fox hip-hop drama Empire featured seemingly every soap opera trope under the sun. There were breakups and affairs, cat fights and cutting words, mistaken paternity and murder. But it wasn't just the core cast of the hip-hop musical who were able to play out some of the juiciest storylines: Guest stars and musical collaborators fleshed out the world and added even more decadence — and drama.
The first season of Fox's Empire was only 12 episodes, but in that short amount of time, the show delivered a number of long-lasting elements, from Cookie's (Taraji P. Henson) quotables to her signature looks, and of course, its Timbaland-produced music.
The South By Southwest Film Festival, which starts March 13, annually places a spotlight on obscure corners of the music world and in many cases, the festival provides the rare screening of these documentaries. Directors of five films premiering at SXSW about music outside the mainstream talked to Billboard about their passion for their subjects and what it took to get their films made.
Axwell & Ingrosso are taking their comeback bid to the silver screen.
The former Swedish House Mafiosos' new multipart mini-movie finds them reuniting with Christian Larson, who previously directed music videos for their hit singles "Leave the World Behind," "One" and "Miami 2 Ibiza," in addition to clips for Sigur Ros and Kylie Minogue. Each episode has unveiled a new song from the superduo's forthcoming album.