| Dec 9, 2009
| 9:34 PM
The Early Show Buying diamonds. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Tanith Belbin; Ben Agosto; Billy Ray Cyrus. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Chef Emeril Lagasse. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day......
| Dec 15, 2009
| 4:34 PM
A list of upcoming shows across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Staples Center Alicia Keys, April 6 (Sun.)Gibson Amphitheatre Celtic Woman, May 6 (now); Mariah Carey, Feb. 23; Experience Hendrix Tour, March 5 (Sat.) Hollywood Palladium...
| Dec 16, 2009
| 4:34 PM
British singing sensation Susan Boyle continues her dominance of the U.S. pop charts, with her orchestral-lite takes on boomer standards hitting a sweet spot with music buyers. In three weeks, her "I Dreamed a Dream" has sold a stunning 1.8......
| Jan 4, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Let the Coachella speculation begin. After the universe rejected Chris Cornell's attempts at joining forces with Timbaland, the alt-rock survivor announced over the holiday weekend that Soundgarden would be getting back together. No major details, but...
| Aug 28, 2008
Solange Knowles has a background in overcoming unexpected obstacles. In 2004, the soul chanteuse -- familiar to most who've heard her name as the younger sister of Beyoncé Knowles -- married football player Daniel Smith when she was only 17. Later that...
| Sep 7, 2008
LOOKING classic-casual in a summer blazer, gray fedora and matching silk scarf, Ne-Yo leaned over his laptop in a West Hollywood recording studio one mid- August afternoon, playing selections from "Year of the Gentleman," his third solo album, out Sept....
| Sep 23, 2008
Charlie Haden Family & Friends (Decca)
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The stereotypical disconnect between the worlds of jazz and country music was beautifully crystallized many years ago when celebrated drummer Buddy Rich was in the hospital. Just before going into surgery,...
| Apr 12, 2008
What advice do you suppose Mariah Carey will have for the "American Idol" contestants Wednesday when she appears on the show as a mentor, part of the media blitz launching the follow-up to her big comeback album, 2005'...
| Apr 24, 2008
Madonna "Hard Candy" (Warner Bros. Records) * * *
Before "Hard Candy," her 11th studio album, due out Tuesday, Madonna had never before opened her legs for an album cover. Two decades ago, her patchouli-scented belly adorned the sleeve of the intimate...
| Jun 1, 2008
TALK about a tour manager's worst nightmare.
Chad Hugo had missed his flight from Virginia, skipped rehearsal and wasn't picking up the phone. Worse still, with less than an hour until show time it appeared the 32-year-old multi-instrumentalist and...
| Jun 3, 2008
Weezer "Weezer" (DGC/Interscope) * * * 1/2
THE PAIRING of Weezer and producer Rick Rubin seemed like a no-brainer, but their first issue, 2005's "Make Believe," lacked the hoped-for chemistry between L.A.'s nerd-rock kings and a studio guru who has...