Jack White Launches Vinyl Record Plant In DetroitDetroit-raised rocker Jack White is building on a vision to blend music and manufacturing in a part of his hometown that long inspired him.
Company Signs Deal For Prince Estate Performing RightsPrince's estate has signed a deal with Global Music Rights to represent songs written by the icon. GMR also manages John Mayer, Bon Jovi, the Eagles, Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani and other acts.
Stevie Wonder Honored With Detroit Street In His NameA Detroit roadway has been renamed for Motown legend Stevie Wonder. Wonder moved to Detroit as a child and signed with Motown Records as a boy.
Longtime Elvis Presley Friend Joe 'Diamond Joe' Esposito Dies At 78Elvis Presley's close personal friend and professional aide Joe Esposito has died. He was 78.
Guy Clark, Grammy-Winning Texas Musician, Dead At 74Texas singer-songwriter Guy Clark, who helped mentor a generation of songwriters and wrote hits like "L.A. Freeway" and "Desperados Waiting for a Train," has died. He was 74.
Prince Was A One-Man Band & A Friend To Many OthersOn his own, Prince was a revolutionary recording artist and one-man band. But his nearly-40 year career that was hardly a private party. The other half of his musical legacy were his many collaborations and contributions.
Prince Cremated, Then Private Ceremony HeldThe publicist's statement did not say where the service was held, but friends such as percussionist Sheila E. and bassist Larry Graham were both seen Saturday entering Prince's suburban Minneapolis estate, Paisley Park.
Genre-Defying Musical Legend Prince Dead At 57Prince, the dazzlingly talented and charismatic singer, songwriter, arranger and instrumentalist who died Thursday drew upon the history of modern popular music and created a gender- and genre-defying blend of rock, funk and soul.
Dallas Indy Musician Benjamin Curtis DiesCurtis lived in Dallas where he played in bands including Tripping Daisy and Secret Machines. Brock says Secret Machines relocated to New York before Curtis went on to form School of Seven Bells with Alejandra de la Deheza.
Banjo Player Sentenced In Texas Enticement CaseA musician from Tennessee has been sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison for trying to entice minors into having sex with him in Texas.
George Jones, Country Superstar, Dies At 81George Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets, has died at 81.
Musician Admits To Soliciting Sex With MinorsA 30-year-old musician has admitted to using the internet and his cell phone to knowingly attempt to persuade a seven-year-old girl in Dallas to engage in sexual activity.