| Jan 14, 2009
Like everybody else these days, politically engaged Hollywood -- and particularly its younger activists -- is in a back-to-basics mood.
That's why David Arquette called together a group of actors, musicians, artists, even some athletes, recently at the...
| Jun 21, 2008
As music business headlines go, the one that arrived this week was a golden oldie, a half-forgotten tune from happier days: A new album soared to the top of the charts, selling more than 1 million copies in a single week. It was the first time in 39...
| Dec 20, 2007
There's a new front-runner this week in the race for the top-selling album of 2007.
With less than two weeks left in the year, Josh Groban's "Noel" album has eclipsed "High School Musical 2" as the year's top seller. "Noel" sold a whopping 669,000 copies...
| Jan 3, 2008
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- U.S. album sales plunged 9.5 percent last year from 2006, continuing a downward trend for the recording industry, despite a 45 percent surge in the sale of digital tracks, according to figures released Thursday.
A total of 500.5...
| Jan 5, 2008
AS the traditional record business continues to unravel, musicians who are trying to keep lucrative careers alive don't seem to be worrying about whether the glass is half full or half empty. Instead, they're finding as many glasses as possible and...
| Nov 8, 2009
Inside a darkened Hollywood warehouse, doe-eyed Adam Scott lay on a bed in his boxers earnestly flicking water droplets out of Jake Szymanski's fleshy belly button -- a stunt everyone agreed would be hilarious in slow motion. As the crew held its breath...
| Jun 7, 2009
In Los Angeles, classical music and dance don't take a summer vacation, as happens in some other major cities. In fact, summer provides some of the best opportunities to catch world-class musicians and dancers at settings as big as the Hollywood Bowl...