| May 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Sara's new RCA Nashville album, Stronger, released March 8 and scored back-to-back weeks at #1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart! First-week sales in excess of 55,000 copies (source: Nielsen SoundScan) also earned the album a #6 debut on the all-...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:10 AM
A Boston University student must pay $675,000 for illegally downloading 30 songs. That’s $22,500 per song. Though in fairness, a Rihanna song from three years ago is easily worth twice that amount. Here’s more from CBS News:
| May 22, 2012
| 9:36 AM
BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston University student who was ordered to pay $675,000 for illegally downloading and sharing 30 songs on the Internet says he will continue fighting the penalty, despite the Supreme Court's refusal Monday to hear his...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Each Labor Day weekend, the American Music Festival brings a variety of big-name acts to the Virginia Beach oceanfront. We learned this week that the 2012 edition will feature Train, Stanley Clarke, Cheap Trick and .38 Special.
Other groups set to...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:35 AM
"I've always been a writer. My songs are the door to every dream I've ever had and every success I've ever achieved," says Dolly Parton of her incredible career, which has spanned nearly five decades and is showing no signs of slowing down.
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:09 PM
For classic rocker Tom Petty the waiting is the hardest part after five guitars were stolen from a soundstage where the Heartbreakers were rehearsing for their upcoming U.S. tour.
A $7,500 reward is being offered for the return of the guitars,...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Nostalgia is catching up with us as musicians resurrect albums on stage that we’ve scarcely had time to forget about: Rapper 50 Cent last month performed all of his 2003 effort “Get Rich or Die Tryin’” at a festival in Texas, and...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Hip-hop fans will remember that Drake was set to play Hampton Coliseum back in November. That show was canceled due to what was described as a scheduling conflict.
The show has been rescheduled, but not at Hampton Coliseum. Promoters announced today that...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 9:37 PM
The music industry in 2012 was characterized as one of "micro-pennies" at the annual festival and conference that is South by Southwest. The phrase was used by Rich Begnloff, who heads indie label trade group the American Assn. of Independent Music....
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:32 AM
Jake Owen used his star-power to get a certain message across for a fan. Jake reached out to Larissa Lewis on Twitter and said, “My name is Jake. We've never met, but I have a question for you. Hope to hear from you, -J” Within 10 minutes, the...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The lead singer of a classic rock band that is among the biggest-selling of all time – and who also had six Top 20 solo hits -- will complete the lineup for the opening week of the Sands Bethlehem Event......