| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Those looking for evidence that commercial rock 'n' roll music as we have known it — the kind featuring an electric guitarist — is in a coma need only examine a few recent incidents for proof.
Most prominently, the major nominations for...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Fox Broadcasting says it wants to reinvent the way it makes television shows.
Specifically, it wants to do away with what is known as pilot season, a frantic period in the spring in which the broadcast networks order scores of scripts and then make...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:42 PM
If the Golden Globes can be understood as a fizzy, feel-good alternative to the sober valediction of March’s Academy Awards — where, unlike the Oscars, champagne flows and stars aggressively schmooze between speeches — the Globes after-...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:38 AM
After bringing his shimmering brand of old-school pizazz to the Super Bowl, Bruno Mars will head back out on the road.
The performer will launch the next leg of his current Moonshine Jungle tour with a 40-date trek across North America.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:51 AM
"Life can change … in a heartbeat," "American Idol" reminded us Wednesday night as it kicked off a new season with a fresh batch of hopefuls, a greater focus on the positive (fewer prolonged looks at the cringe-inducingly untalented and delusional)...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Snowflakes hit the Sahara in “Aladdin and His Winter Wish,” now turning the Pasadena Playhouse into a surefire seasonal oasis. Although this second annual holiday romp from Lythgoe Family Productions (“A Snow White Christmas”) is...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Bon Jovi raked in more than a quarter-billion dollars on the road worldwide during 2013 to top a year in the concert business that's being described as record-setting on many fronts.
The New Jersey rock band finished 2013 with a global box office take...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Justin Timberlake scored the top-selling album of 2013 with his “The 20/20 Experience” and Robin Thicke ruled the singles chart with the runaway hit “Blurred Lines,” according to year-end sales figures released by Nielsen...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The record-industry score-keepers at Nielsen SoundScan recently confirmed something many music fans had probably already assumed: Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" — the cheeky disco-funk jam with the controversial, nudity-enhanced video — was...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Billboard has crowned Bruno Mars as its Artist of the Year over many musicians who grabbed more headlines through the year such as Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:53 AM
J. Cole, Janelle Monáe, the Goo Goo Dolls and TLC are among the headliners for VH1’s ambitious series of pre-Super Bowl concerts across New York, the network announced Thursday.
Late last year, the network said it had teamed with the NFL to...