| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:04 PM
At 71, Paul McCartney still has a few surprises up his sleeve, and he pulled one out Friday with an impromptu performance in London’s Covent Garden to promote his new album, “New.”
He’d done the same thing eight days a week...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:19 PM
LAS VEGAS — Poor Zedd.
When the German EDM whiz was booked to play the second night of this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival, he probably figured he'd burn the house down with "Clarity," the million-selling single that's found serious traction...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Paul McCartney doesn't really need the publicity, but when he desires it he sure can make a dent. On Monday he and his band shut down a stretch of Hollywood Boulevard to perform a handful of songs for a lucky few thousand as part of "Jimmy Kimmel Live."...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. announced Saturday afternoon that director Richard Lester, who helmed the influential classic Beatles' film musicals, 1964's "A Hard Day's Night" and 1965's "Help!," is the recipient of the organization's career...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Great, just what the world needs: more enthusiasm for something Beatles-related.
It's a little tiresome, after all, this relentless fawning. Seems like every fiscal quarter something else pops up: an anniversary, reissue, Cirque du Soleil production,...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:56 AM
LAS VEGAS -- To get a sense of how much music -- and how much corporate appeasement -- was crammed into the first night of this weekend's iHeartRadio Music Festival, consider this: Robin Thicke, whose "Blurred Lines" recently topped the Hot 100 for 12...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Beatles fans will soon have access to another batch of the recordings the Fab Four made for airing by the BBC from 1962 to 1965 with the Nov. 11 release of “The Beatles: On Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2.”
The new set, a companion to...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Conventional wisdom about the Beatles’ arrival in the United States in February 1964 for their first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show” is that it was a watershed cultural moment---for Americans.
Beatlemania, however, had already...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Bob Pittman was best known as the co-founder of MTV and chief operating officer of America Online Inc. — and later AOL Time Warner — before becoming Chairman and chief executive of Clear Channel in 2011.
Clear Channel, an outdoor advertising...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Slide shows of amateur photography aren't usually premiered at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood, but when you're a Beatle, rules are often bent.
"That's one of me!" said Ringo Starr excitedly when he saw his face on the big screen Wednesday. "I like...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:51 PM
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...