| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:53 PM
In the same year that Linda Ronstadt told the world she could no longer sing a note because of Parkinson's disease, she has been elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a possibility that she recently told the Los Angeles Times she’d never "given...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Celine Dion was on a Studio City soundstage last week, rehearsing for her performance on a holiday TV special. Ne-Yo had joined the French Canadian singer to run through "Incredible," a duet from Dion's new album, but almost as soon as she'd tilted her...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Adele is running out of awards and honors she can receive. The artist, who in the last year picked up an additional Grammy Award as well as an Academy Award, on Thursday was named a Member of the Order of the British Empire by Prince Charles.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:04 AM
French dance duo Daft Punk, who have thus far resisted touring in support of its hit 2013 album "Random Access Memories," have booked at least one live date in 2014. The act was among the first wave of performers unveiled for the Jan. 26 Grammy Awards....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Madonna and Beyonce appear to have their eyes locked on the Grammy stage.
The pop superstars are expected to be among the big surprise moments during next week’s ceremony, according to two sources with knowledge of the plans.
Late last year...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:28 AM
The Grammys have added fuel to its planned weekend of celebrating Beatlemania by booking a performance from Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr.
McCartney and Starr are slated to receive the Recording Academy’s lifetime achievement award the day before...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Madonna on Saturday asked forgiveness for captioning a photograph of her teenage son boxing with a racial slur. The comment, initially posted on Friday on social network Instagram, was soon deleted, with Madonna initially referring to those who had...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Johnny Rivers sits in a booth at the retro-themed Mel's Diner in Hollywood and marvels at the pace at which not just his career but pop music in general moved when he was getting started half a century ago.
Within a span of a few months in 1964,...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Mrs. Carter goes to Washington — again! Beyonce helped pal Michelle Obama, you know, the first lady of the United States, celebrate her 50th birthday at the White House on Saturday.
The "XO" singer, 32, who also performed at President Obama's...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:06 AM
The Grammy Awards will end this year's ceremony with a bang.
A rock supergroup featuring Dave Grohl, Lindsey Buckingham, Nine Inch Nails and Queens of the Stage is to close Sunday night's telecast from Staples Center, organizers announced Tuesday....
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Gregory Porter opens his album "Liquid Spirit" with what sounds like an ode to a romantic relationship enduring hard times.
"The bones of love are everywhere," sings the stout, Brooklyn-based jazz vocalist over a cascading piano-bass-drums groove,...