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  1. 'Life of Pi' Composer Mychael Danna on Joining Short List of Celebrated Oscar Music Double Nominees

    January 10, 2013 6:05 PM EST Mychael Danna joins an impressive collection of composers who have received song and score nominations for the same film; Danna is up for best original song and best original score for his work on "Life of Pi." Five others have scored do ...

  2. Ravi Shankar - Idol of George Harrison, Estranged Father of Norah Jones - Dead at 92

    December 11, 2012 11:43 PM EST Ravi Shankar, the sitar virtuoso who became a hippie musical icon of the 1960s after hobnobbing with the Beatles and who introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over an eight-decade career, has died. He was 92. The prime minister& ...

  3. Fader Label Appoints Michael Plen EVP, Tacie Van Liew Marketing Director

    June 12, 2012 8:05 AM EDT Fader Label made an executive level hiring and promoted another staff member to a director position in an effort to continue building the growing label arm of the company, which launched in 2002. Michael Plen was hired as executive vice president, ...

  4. Backbeat: Not Your Daddy's World Music: 2NE1, Yuna, La Vida Boheme Rock MTV Iggy Concert:

    December 16, 2011 4:00 PM EST All of the Lights: 2NE1 on the Times Square Jumbotron during MTV Iggy's Best New Band 2011 concert. (Photo: James Scheiber) Walking up to the NYC's Best Buy Theatre on Monday afternoon the scene outside resembled nothing so much as a mul ...

  5. India Prepares For First Alt-Rock Festival

    November 30, 2010 12:00 AM EST India's first alternative rock festival, the Bacardi NH7 Weekender, has announced its inaugural line-up, but few people outside of the subcontinent will recognize the majority of artists on the bill. Set to take place Dec. 11-12 in the Wester ...

  6. NH7 Rock Festival To Launch in India

    July 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A new alternative festival featuring a mix of U.K. and domestic rock acts is to launch in India later this year, following the signing of a new cross cultural agreement between the British and Indian governments. Named after the NH7 highway, which ...

  7. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ryan Tedder Guest On Oakenfold Album

    April 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT British dance star Paul Oakenfold has recruited a host of big name artists for his next solo album "Pop Killer," including the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gnarls Barkley vocalist Cee-Lo and One Republic's Ryan Tedder . "I've go ...

  8. Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, Dave Matthews Top Bonnaroo Fest Lineup

    February 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST The 2010 edition of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is taking an unusual route to its lineup announcement today (Feb. 9), rolling out the bill one artist at a time on its website. Billboard sources, however, have confirmed that the festival ...

  9. Delegate Attendance Holds Steady At In The City

    October 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of the U.K.'s 18th annual In The City (ITC) claim attendance at the conference held steady this year, while declining to reveal official figures. They did state that the three-day conference and live music showcase (Oct. 18-20), wh ...

  10. Analysis: eMusic Upgrades Change User Experience

    July 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT With eMusic's addition of Sony catalog titles, the emergence of album pricing and frequent restrictions, the music download store is, in a few key aspects, a very different place. Once marked by its independent nature and outsider attitude, e ...

  11. Composer Rahman Identifies With Hero Of 'Slumdog'

    February 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST Should A. R. Rahman win an Oscar on Sunday, the Indian film composer has written just the right tune for the occasion: "Jai Ho (Be Victorious)," the celebratory ode sung during Slumdog Millionaire's feel-good Bollywood-style song-an ...

  12. Mumbai Hosts First Concert After Attacks

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST British rock band Jethro Tull and Indian musician Anoushka Shankar hope to get Mumbai back on its feet with a concert on Friday, barely a week after at least 171 people were killed in militant attacks in the city. It will be the first major concer ...

  13. Farka Toure Honored Posthumously With BBC Award

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The late Ali Farka Toure, Somalian hip-hop artist K'naan and New York-based gypsy punks Gogol Bordello were among the winners at this year's BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music. The winners were announced in London March 31; they will rec ...

  14. Iron Maiden Preps Trek To India

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran British heavy metal band Iron Maiden is set to play a series of stadium and festival dates in March and June 2007, including an historic date in Bangalore, India. Even though heavy rock legends Deep Purple have been regular visitors to Ind ...

  15. eMusic Signs On 30 Indies

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent labels and distributors. NEW YORK -- Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent la ...

  16. eMusic Signs On 30 Indies

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent labels and distributors. Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent labels and dis ...