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  • Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners

    Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners
    Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
  • Review: George Strait bids farewell (perhaps) at Staples Center

    Review: George Strait bids farewell (perhaps) at Staples Center
    George Strait presents himself in his music as a man of his word, a paragon of constancy in a world besieged by change. Yet from the moment he appeared onstage Saturday night at Staples Center, the veteran country star seemed to be looking for a way out...
  • Grammys 2014: Cyndi Lauper wins for 'Kinky Boots' album

    Grammys 2014: Cyndi Lauper wins for 'Kinky Boots' album
    The Broadway cast recording of "Kinky Boots" won the Grammy Award for musical theater album on Sunday. Cyndi Lauper, who wrote the songs for the musical, accepted the award, given out as part of a pre-telecast ceremony at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los...
  • Elaine Stritch shoots straight from the lip

    Elaine Stritch shoots straight from the lip
    Kathie Lee Gifford looked like a deer caught in oncoming headlights when 89-year-old Broadway legend Elaine Stritch casually dropped an F-bomb on the "Today" show a few weeks back. Gifford shouldn't have been surprised. Stritch, who appeared on the...
  • Bonnie Raitt, Ry Cooder top Everly Brothers salute tonight

    Bonnie Raitt, Ry Cooder top Everly Brothers salute tonight
    The Americana Music Assn.’s annual Grammy eve show at the Troubadour has rapidly turned into a must-see event for roots-music aficionados. This year’s concert tonight quickly sold out and took on an added emotional dimension as it was...
  • Audra McDonald to play Billie Holiday on Broadway

    Audra McDonald to play Billie Holiday on Broadway
    Audra McDonald, who has won five Tony Awards, will return to Broadway this spring to play Billie Holiday in a production of "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill," a musical that features songs made famous by the late jazz star. The musical was first...
  • Clive Davis talks Whitney Houston album, pre-Grammy party and more

    Clive Davis talks Whitney Houston album, pre-Grammy party and more
    Clive Davis typically has many irons in many fires. So even though he's holed up in an elegant Beverly Hills Hotel bungalow he's had at his disposal "forever" — fielding phone calls, e-mails and, yes, even faxes while organizing the annual pre-...
  • U.S. stage debut of 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' will be in La Jolla

    U.S. stage debut of 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' will be in La Jolla
    The stage musical version of the 1996 Disney animated movie "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" was first produced in Germany more than a decade ago but has not been seen in the U.S. That will change finally when the La Jolla Playhouse presents the U.S....
  • Jimmy Fallon readies his next-generation yet throwback 'Tonight Show'

    Jimmy Fallon readies his next-generation yet throwback 'Tonight Show'
    NEW YORK — Outside Studio 6B at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the once and future home of "The Tonight Show," the smell of fresh paint and sawdust fills the air. Visitors to one of the last tapings of "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" are led up a back...
  • 'SNL': Colin Jost debuts on 'Weekend Update' as Jim Parsons hosts

    'SNL': Colin Jost debuts on 'Weekend Update' as Jim Parsons hosts
    “Saturday Night Live” looked like a different show compared with the last live episode we saw a month ago, pre-Olympics. In the Feb. 1 episode, Andy Samberg, Amy Poehler, Bill Hader and Fred Armisen all visited the "Weekend Update" desk to...
  • Iran state TV breaks decades-long taboo against showing instruments

    Iran state TV breaks decades-long taboo against showing instruments
    TEHRAN -- A technical blunder? Or the latest episode in the culture wars between Iran's hard-liners and moderates? Confusion is rife in the Iranian capital about a recent showing of musical instruments on Iranian state television that broke a three-...