MTV to debut 'O' Music Awards, with the 'O' TBD

2011-02-24 15:39:44

MTV is naming its new digital music awards the OMAs — and leaving the "O" up for grabs.

My Chemical Romance triumph at NME awards 2011

2011-02-24 15:10:20

My Chemical Romance scooped two trophies at tonight's (23.02.11) NME Awards.

Spotify nears Universal label deal, no Warner yet

2011-02-24 10:04:49

Spotify, the popular European digital music service, is "a few weeks away" from inking a deal for U.S. rights to songs from Universal Music Group, the world's largest music company, according to people familiar with the talks.

Lady Gaga, Cee Lo lead digital downloads chart

2011-02-24 10:04:40

Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" led Billboard's Digital Songs chart for a second week on Wednesday, one of many tunes to enjoy a Grammy-related sales boost.

It's not over 'til the tenor sings -- now in 3D

2011-02-24 09:57:43

A little airborne moisture comes naturally with singing, but young American tenor Michael Fabiano says it doesn't faze him that the droplets he exhales on Wednesday will be broadcast live and, for an opera first, in 3D.

Paltrow to join Coldplay husband in UK charts

2011-02-24 09:30:32

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow looks set to enter the British music charts when the weekly ranking is confirmed, entering a domain normally dominated by husband and Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin.

Singer Buju Banton found guilty in cocaine case

2011-02-23 15:03:52

Grammy-winning reggae singer Buju Banton was convicted Tuesday of conspiring to set up a cocaine deal in 2009.

Sting troubled by violence, repression in Libya

2011-02-23 15:01:07

Sting says he is concerned by violence and repression in Libya and hopes peace will return to the troubled country.

First round bids come in for Warner Music assets

2011-02-23 09:56:30

Several parties have started putting in bids for parts or all of Warner Music Group, the world's third largest music company.

Music exec slams Grammys in full-page NY Times ad

2011-02-22 15:24:51

A veteran music executive has lambasted the Grammy Awards as "a series of hypocrisies and contradictions," in a New York Times advertisement.

Adele ties Beatles record on U.K. charts

2011-02-22 15:17:38

Adele has become the first living artist since the Beatles in 1964 to have two titles simultaneously in the top five of both the U.K. singles and album charts.

Interview: Taylor Swift relishes Asian success

2011-02-22 09:57:44

Taylor Swift is relishing her growing international appeal as she steadily gains fan outside the U.S.