David Bowie

Manfred Thierry Mugler, French Fashion Designer, Dies at 73

Manfred Thierry Mugler, a French fashion designer whose work was worn by some of the most prominent figures in entertainment, died on Sunday. He was 73 years old.…

The NATPE Miami That Could Have Been

On Jan. 8, NATPE cancelled its Jan. 18-20 Miami in-person conference, due to skyrocketing Omicron cases. No online event was put in its place. The show, however, has…

Peloton Launches David Bowie Collection, With Full Catalog, Remixes

Hot on the heels of the David Bowie estate’s $250 million-plus deal with Warner Chappell Music publishing, Peloton has announced that it struck a deal for the artist’s…

Steve Schapiro, Photojournalist and Film Industry Photographer, Dies at 87

Steve Schapiro, a famed photojournalist whose work covering the entertainment industry spawned enduring images of films like “The Godfather” and “Taxi Driver,” died from pancreatic cancer at his…

The Inside Story of David Bowie’s Long-Lost ‘Toy’ Album

Around the turn of the millennium, David Bowie made one of the more unexpected moves in a career filled with them: He began revisiting some of the very…

How David Bowie’s original plans for ‘Toy’ surprise drop were shut down

Bowie’s long-buried album finally sees the light of day 22 years after it was recorded — and the day before what would have been his 75th birthday.

Morgan Wallen, Olivia Rodrigo and Older Songs Dominated U.S. Music in 2021: MRC Year-End Report

A record year for audio on-demand streams in the U.S. and a new milestone for vinyl sales are two of the top talking points in MRC Data’s 2021…

David Bowie’s Estate Sells His Publishing Catalog to Warner Chappell (EXCLUSIVE)

After months of negotiations, David Bowie’s estate has sold the singer’s formidable publishing catalog to Warner Chappell Music for a price upwards of $250 million, sources confirm to…

Grandmaster Recorders Is Hollywood’s Most Glam New Restaurant and Nightspot

One of Hollywood’s most exciting new openings is Grandmaster Recorders, a former recording studio that combines 50 years of musical history into a cocktail lounge, a rooftop bar and an expansive Italian restaurant. The Botanical Hospitality Group nightspot incorporates memorabilia from the legendary space that hosted the Red…

Steven Yeun, Fab 5 Freddy Executive Producing Documentary on Nam June Paik (EXCLUSIVE)

Maverick artist Nam June Paik will be the subject of a new feature-length documentary that will highlight unseen footage and archival materials. The currently untitled production will be…

Sony Music Chief Rob Stringer to Receive Icon Award at Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala

The Recording Academy has announced that Sony Music Group Chairman Rob Stringer will receive the 2022 Grammy Salute to Industry Icons award “for his leadership, impact and dedication…

Rare David Bowie Recording Expected to Sell for Thousands at Auction

A 56-year-old acetate recording of a previously unreleased and relatively unknown song featuring David Bowie is expected to draw thousands of pounds at an auction in England on…