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  • Grammys 2014: Rehearsals are the usual whirlwind, then another show

    Grammys 2014: Rehearsals are the usual whirlwind, then another show
    Every Grammy Awards telecast is a production nightmare: three-plus hours of multiple live music performances, unpredictable stage antics and rambling acceptance speeches. But this year's production, which airs Sunday night from the Staples Center in...
  • Grammys 2014: Live blogging the performers, the winners

    Grammys 2014: Live blogging the performers, the winners
    Welcome to the Pop & Hiss live blog of the 2014 Grammy Awards show. The festivities will begin in moments, with the poorly kept secret that Beyoncé and Jay Z are expected to open the show. And while Jay Z led the field with nine nominations, he's not...
  • Review: Punk rock and theater collide in 'Broadway Idiot'

    Review: Punk rock and theater collide in 'Broadway Idiot'
    A fast-paced, thoroughly entertaining if hardly trenchant show biz documentary, "Broadway Idiot" traces how Green Day's Grammy Award-winning concept album/rock opera "American Idiot" was turned into a "Rent"-like stage musical and brought to the Great...
  • Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones cover the Everly Brothers

    Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones cover the Everly Brothers
    If you're a music fan who woke up today expecting a Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones collaborative album of Everly Brothers songs, we'd like to buy you a drink and get some advice for betting on the ponies.  The Green Day frontman and jazz-folk...
  • Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Phoenix to play iHeartRadio Festival

    Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Phoenix to play iHeartRadio Festival
    Top-40 heavyweights including Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Kesha will perform at the third iHeartRadio Music Festival, presented by the radio conglomerate Clear Channel and scheduled to take place Sept. 20-21 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las...
  • Album review: Billie Joe Armstrong, Norah Jones are like brothers

    Album review: Billie Joe Armstrong, Norah Jones are like brothers
    Close your eyes and imagine what a tribute to the Everly Brothers featuring Norah Jones and Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day would sound like. "Foreverly," Jones' and Armstrong's ode to the brothers' work, sounds identical to the renditions of the...
  • iHeartRadio 2013: A star-studded kickoff approaches

    iHeartRadio 2013: A star-studded kickoff approaches
    LAS VEGAS -- "The Super Bowl of music." That's how Clear Channel Communications executive Tom Poleman described the iHeartRadio Music Festival that his employer is putting on this weekend in Las Vegas. And judging by the number of A-list acts due to...
  • Scene & Heard: 'Next to Normal' opening night at the Ahmanson Theatre

    Scene & Heard: 'Next to Normal' opening night at the Ahmanson Theatre
    Where else but Los Angeles could the names in the audience be as familiar as those onstage? Witness the Nov. 28 opening for "Next to Normal," the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at the Ahmanson Theatre. The guests included Keely and...
  • Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong rants in Las Vegas, off to rehab

    Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong rants in Las Vegas, off to rehab
    Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong is heading to rehab just days before the band is to release the first of three new albums. The revelation comes less than 48 hours after Armstrong ranted and smashed his guitar at Clear Channel's iHeartRadio...
  • SXSW 2013: Depeche Mode and Green Day make use of the fest

    SXSW 2013: Depeche Mode and Green Day make use of the fest
    AUSTIN, Texas -- Big bands in small venues -- it's become a ritual at the South by Southwest music festival, where even A-list rock stars recognize the opportunity to launch a new project or heal a wounded reputation. But if Depeche Mode and Green Day...
  • Pop album review: The Lonely Island's 'The Wack Album'

    Pop album review: The Lonely Island's 'The Wack Album'
    The Lonely Island's third studio disc presents an unlikely problem: Nearly eight years after they attained instant comedy-rap stardom with "Lazy Sunday," these "Saturday Night Live" veterans have become better rappers than comedians. On "The Wack Album,...