| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Somewhere between Grammy hosting duties, starring on a hit CBS cop drama and thwarting home burglars, LL Cool J has completely lost touch with what launched him into superstardom: rapping. That startling disconnection is what bogs down his 13th album,...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Thursday’s funeral service for Country Music Hall of Fame member George Jones will be a star-studded affair featuring a host of musicians, political figures and other celebrities paying final tribute to one of the most widely lauded singers of the...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Is a reductive engagement with social issues worse than no engagement at all?
That was the question raised last month by "Accidental Racist," Brad Paisley and LL Cool J's astonishingly simple-minded meditation on American race relations. Many critics...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Is a reductive engagement with social issues worse than no engagement at all? That was the question raised by "Accidental Racist," Brad Paisley and LL Cool J's astonishingly simple-minded meditation on American race relations. Many critics assailed the...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Just ahead of his planned appearance this weekend on "Saturday Night Live," Miguel on Wednesday released a new remix of his song "How Many Drinks?" featuring Kendrick Lamar.
The two L.A.-based artists broke out in 2012 with two of the year's most...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Three-time Grammy-winning country music star Brad Paisley and his wife, actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, have listed their home in Pacific Palisades for $2.995 million.
The restored house, built in 1925, features a two-story living room with a...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:37 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses....
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The CMT Music Awards, which celebrates the best country music videos, announced its winners last night in Nashville, and Carrie Underwood was the big winner....
| Apr 1, 2012
| 9:37 PM
The 47th Academy of Country Music Awards became a mini-reality show of its own on Sunday in Las Vegas: There was a bona fide onstage wedding, the surreal meeting of cartoonish hard rock band KISS and country trio Lady Antebellum, and Toby Keith singing...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and other pioneers of West Coast country music are getting a much-deserved salute in Nashville with an expansive new exhibition at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum....
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:37 PM
John Fogerty will release a new album in the fall with an all-star lineup of duet partners. The new John Fogerty album "Wrote a Song For Everyone" will feature the Foo Fighters, Miranda Lambert, My Morning Jacket, Keith Urban and others....