| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It was the pop culture equivalent of the Big Bang, a televised moment that changed music for decades to come.
Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" as 73 million people tuned in, the...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:18 PM
For its latest single, “Baby I’m Crying,” L.A. indie pop band Best Coast has taken an unconventional path on a couple of fronts: It’s a filmed-live-in-the-studio performance to capture the binaural 3-D recording process used on the...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Old news: The popularity of One Direction. Actual news: The exploding success of 5 Seconds of Summer, the quartet of Australian teenagers who will open for 1D during two late-August shows at Soldier Field and sold out their entire North American...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Lucian Grainge has a vision for the future of the music business that bears scant resemblance to the traditional record company playbook.
He is putting songs on smartphones in Africa, reviving moribund American record labels and making Lorde into a...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Every Grammy Awards telecast is a production nightmare: three-plus hours of multiple live music performances, unpredictable stage antics and rambling acceptance speeches.
But this year's production, which airs Sunday night from the Staples Center in...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:36 AM
As it has so many times over the last few months, the hit soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen" topped the Billboard 200 album chart Wednesday, reflecting sales of 149,000 copies in the week ending April 6, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
But another title...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Major record labels Warner Music, UMG, Sony and Capitol Records on Thursday followed Hollywood studios in filing a copyright infringement suit against Megaupload, accusing the site of fostering and even promoting access to pirated music. In the suit,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Some of Los Angeles' hottest restaurants poped up at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival over the weekend in Indio, providing concertgoers with some welcome new food options.
In the Rose Garden VIP area, downtown restaurant Baco Mercat set...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction fame has listed his Hollywood loft for sale at $949,000.
The 1,570-square-foot, open-plan space features a crushed-vinyl entry, 15-foot ceilings, a stainless-steel and black-quartz kitchen, blackout curtains and views of...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
At the height of Beatlemania, skeptical journalists often asked John, Paul, George and Ringo, "What are you going to do when this is over?"
But for the Beatles, it's never been over. The band's legacy is more vibrant than ever, and the business of the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Two weeks before a band comes to entertain a crowd at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it will entertain Grammy Awards attendees at that celebration’s official after-party. Contemporary swing revival band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, which plays the event...