| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Before Demi Lovato appeared in the flesh, she appeared on-screen -- the central figure in an underwater video sequence projected above the stage at Anaheim’s Honda Center.
The introduction was in keeping with Lovato’s path as an entertainer,...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 1:54 PM
The tricky work of streamlining complicated ideas united Paul Simon and Sting when the veteran rockers teamed for a joint concert at the Forum in Inglewood on Saturday.
The two songwriters, among rock’s most ambitious and proudly erudite,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:53 AM
The transition in each "American Idol" season from the recorded, edited shows — auditions, Hollywood Week and the like — to the live shows is always a little jarring, sort of like stepping off a moving sidewalk onto stationary ground. It can...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Unite4:good and Variety have announced additional honorees at this year's unite4:humanity event.
Martin Scorsese will receive the Variety Creative Conscience award for his work with The Film Foundation, a nonprofit org he established dedicated to...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In 2014, the week leading up to and including Academy Awards Sunday is packed with events, parties, pampering salons and luxury suites, so much so that Hollywood A-listers, nominees and influencers -- who are, naturally, invited to everything -- will need...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Justin Bieber’s crowd was loud. One Direction’s too. And though they seem like somebody’s uncles now, the Jonas Brothers once inspired the kind of shrieks that could knock down a lesser heartthrob.
But in my life as a concertgoer, I...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Kesha is postponing tour dates as she completes treatment for an eating disorder, reps for the singer say. The pop star had shows scheduled for March and April.
“I was so looking forward to performing at these dates but I need to follow my doctor'...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Simon Cowell is closing up shop on the U.S. version of "The X Factor."
Fox, along with Syco and FremantleMedia, announced the show has concluded its stateside run after three seasons.
“I’ve had a fantastic time over the last 12 years, both...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:12 PM
Fox has X'd out "The X Factor."
Once hyped as the next "American Idol," Fox has canceled the "The X Factor" after three seasons of shuffling judges and low ratings for the musical talent show.
Simon Cowell, who left "American Idol" for "The X Factor,"...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The shambling zombies of the "Walking Dead" had the spry athletes of the Sochi Winter Olympics to compete with on Sunday night, but just like on the show, the dead overpowered the living with their sheer numbers. "The Walking Dead" came back for the...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:02 AM
The self-regard — or #Selfie-regard — that has defined "American Idol" this season hit a new level on Wednesday night's show, on which the top three performers — Caleb Johnson, Alex Preston and Jena Irene — competed to move on to...