The name Glenn Snoddy might not be well known by the general music fan, but he helped to usher in one of the most exciting -- and financially viable -- eras of Country Music history. Snoddy, who passed away Monday at the age of 96, was one of Nashville's top engineers beginning in the 1940s.
Recording Academy chairman and president Neil Portnow has been accused by a former staff member of steering money away from the organization's MusiCares charity in order to fund a deficit from this year's Grammy telecast.
In Door No. 1, a new choose-your-own adventure, live-action virtual reality experience, viewers attend a 10-year high school reunion — and should you choose to smoke weed in the bathroom, you'll be greeted by Snoop Dogg, who has a special cameo.
The Michael Jackson estate is objecting to an ABC TV special airing Thursday on the end of the life of the late King of Pop, calling it a crass attempt to exploit Jackson without respect for his legacy or children.
A Celia Cruz biography has been optioned by Endemol North America and film and TV director/producer/choreographer Kenny Ortega is attached to executive produce and direct, according to an agency representing the project.
Sony Corp. had until the end of August to put together a deal to buy Mubadala's stake in EMI Music Publishing, but it jumped the gun and paid handsomely, this week announcing it would snap up 90 percent of EMI at a price that values the whole publishing unit at $4.75 billion, more than double its price in 2012.
A recent article for Variety highlighted a meeting of some of the biggest names in LGBTQ pop culture and music. Hosted by Lucas Keller of the Milk & Honey management company, Brett McLaughlin (better known by his stage name Leland) and James “JHart” Abrahart, attendees included pop star Troye Sivan, rock singer Adam Lambert, songwriting phenomenon Justin Tranter and more.