| Aug 11, 2013
| 5:00 PM
On Jan. 8, his 66th birthday, David Bowie surprised music fans around the world with the announcement that he'd secretly completed a new studio album.
This was a big deal — the first record in a decade from a legendary rock star more or less...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:59 AM
When Niall Horan of One Direction revealed Wednesday night that he’d “[come] here to party,” it seemed reasonable at that point in the show to assume that “here” meant Staples Center.
That’s where the British boy band...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:03 PM
In Saturday's Calendar section, Times pop music critic Randall Roberts runs down his picks for the best albums of the year so far, a list that includes Chance the Rapper's "Acid Rap," Kacey Musgraves' "Same Trailer Different Park" and "The Next Day" by...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Bruno Mars makes it look so easy.
Midway through his concert Saturday night at Staples Center, the style-skipping singer hushed his band to deliver a lesson in seduction -- “R&B 101,” he called it.
First he demonstrated his strategic use...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:17 PM
A list of upcoming shows across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses.
Justin Timberlake, Nov. 26 (Mon.)
Justin Timberlake, Nov. 27 (Mon.)
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube, Oct. 12...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
With the recent launches of Apple Inc.’s iTunes Radio and Google Play Music All Access, there’s no shortage of options for people who want personalized digital music on demand.
Slacker Inc., which launched its first radio service in 2007,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If you thought LMFAO and Bruno Mars were ubiquitous in this country, good luck trying to avoid them overseas.
Songs from both artists, already massive hits at home, were huge earners outside the United States last year, according to an analysis by the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Men's Fashion Week is in full swing in Milan, and although we're not about to review collections we haven't had the opportunity to actually see, we will, as time permits, post images from some of the key shows, starting with Prada's spring and summer 2014...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Italian luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana has created exclusive outfits for Bruno Mars' upcoming world tour that begins in Washington, D.C., the company recently announced.
According to the announcement, the singer will be wearing a series of black Dolce &...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:47 PM
Danielle Bradbery beat out rivals Michelle Chamuel and the Swon Brothers to emerge as the Season 4 winner of "The Voice" on Tuesday night, giving coach Blake Shelton his threepeat. Yup, for the third straight year, and in three out of the four seasons the...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:15 PM
This summer's up-and-coming concert season is rife with enough star power to break those vacation savings, so Pop & Hiss has decided to make things easier. Here's a guide to help you plan what shows are worth catching, depending on your mood.