1. Bogota Music Market Highlights New Platforms, Burgeoning Colombian Music Scene

    September 15, 2014 3:00 PM EDT Salsa laced with rap, rock-edged blues, Andean countryside music played with drums and electric guitars, a symphony orchestra, and a singer of folk/rock fusion whose moves overshadow Shakira 's. It was an eclectic group of performers who took the stage before an audience of more than 1…

  2. SXSW Pulls Record Numbers To Austin Fest

    March 23, 2010 11:00 AM EDT For fans that crowded into Austin's streets, clubs and even churches last week, the South by Southwest Festival was about drinking a lot of beer, eating barbecue and hearing some of the world's hottest bands. But for music executives that flocked to the event on Sunday, the 10-day…

  3. Various Artists -- A Celebration for Jim Capaldi / Jan. 21, 2007 / London (Roundhouse)

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Any unenlightened observer of this generously mounted tribute concert would have soon realized that Jim Capaldi meant a great deal to an awful lot of his fellow rock musicians. Any unenlightened observer of this generously mounted tribute concert would have soon realized that Jim Capaldi…

  4. Billboard Bits: Ric Ocasek, Orgy, Iron Maiden

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Ric Ocasek, Orgy, Iron Maiden Former Cars leader Ric Ocasek will release his first solo album in eight years this fall. Due Sept. 27 on his own Inverse label via Sanctuary, "Nexterday" will include such tracks as "I'm Thinking," "In a Little Bit" and…

  5. Young, Westlife Top U.K. Charts

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST While Irish pop quintet Westlife was trading its No. 1 spot on last week's U.K. singles chart for the top of the album tally yesterday (Nov. 30), former "Pop Idol" winner Will Young staked a claim for While Irish pop quintet Westlife was trading its No. 1 spot on last week'…

  6. New Simon, P. Diddy Tracks Highlight 'Wild Thornberrys'

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST An eclectic mix of pop and world music comes together to form the soundtrack to "The Wild Thornberrys Movie," due Nov. 26 via Nick Records/Jive. Among the 14-tracks framing the animated feature will b An eclectic mix of pop and world music comes together to form the soundtrack to …