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Music man Ertegun dies

Ahmet Ertegun, the legendary co-founder of Atlantic Records, died Thursday at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center. He was 83.

Atlantic Records’ Ahmet Ertegun dies

Ahmet Ertegun, who helped define American music as the founder of Atlantic Records, a label that popularized the gritty R&B of Ray Charles, the classic soul of Aretha Franklin and the British rock of…

Atlantic Records’ Ahmet Ertegun dies

Ahmet Ertegun, who helped define American music as the founder of Atlantic Records, a label that nurtured Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones, died Thursday. He was 83.

Incubus ‘Grenades’ No. 1 on Billboard 200

Incubus' new album "Light Grenades" blows up at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week, as overall sales cooled after the Black Friday rush.

Mideast meets West with Ali’s exotic voice

In demand for her alluring sound, Iran-born, Los Angeles-raised Azam Ali is making her mark as a film and TV soundtrack vocalist, with "The Nativity Story" her latest assignment, CHRIS MORRIS writes.

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Vocalist Azam Ali has sometimes been compared to Lisa Gerrard; like the former singer for Dead Can Dance, the Iranian musician is well on the way in her transition from recording artist to film and…

Incubus hurls ‘Grenades’ at stagnant album chart

Incubus' new album "Light Grenades" blows up at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week as overall sales cooled after the Black Friday rush.

Ronnie Lippin dies; president of Lippin Group

Manager and publicist Ronnie Lippin, president of the marketing and public relations firm the Lippin Group, died Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after a long battle with a rare…

Spectacle links with Front Line

Managers Andy Gould and Dan Dalton's Spectacle Entertainment Group has entered into a strategic alliance with Irving Azoff's Front Line Entertainment.

Ronnie Lippin, publicist, dies at 59

Manager and publicist Ronnie Lippin, president of the marketing and public relations firm the Lippin Group, died Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after a long battle with a rare…

Walker, film, TV composer, dies at 61

Composer Shirley Walker, who wrote prolifically for film and TV, died Wednesday of complications following a stroke in Reno, Nev. She was 61.

Film, TV composer Shirley Walker dies at 61

Composer Shirley Walker, who wrote prolifically for film and TV, died Thursday of complications following a stroke in Reno, Nev. She was 61.