| May 23, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Janet Jackson has reportedly joined the billionaires club. Funny thing: The singer isn't actually a billionaire.
The pop star, 47, was named a "billion dollar entertainer" by Variety, but depending on how you calculate net worth, it doesn't actually...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Amanda Bynes was arrested Thursday after she allegedly tossed a bong out of her Manhattan apartment window, police said.
The "What I Like About You" star was reported to police at about 7:40 p.m. after an employee at the 47th Street high-rise where...
| May 24, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Amanda Bynes was released from custody Friday following her arrest on charges of reckless endangerment, marijuana possession and tampering with evidence after allegedly throwing a bong out of her apartment window in New York. The "Easy A" actress...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Miley Cyrus spent a good portion of her adolescence playing two people on a television show, so it makes sense that her new album has something like a split personality.
"Bangerz" is the fourth studio disc by the former star of the Disney Channel's...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:44 AM
What is rock 'n' roll, one may ask upon seeing the names Hall & Oates, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens and Peter Gabriel on this year’s list of finalists for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Do any of them truly rock, let alone roll? Or is...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:49 AM
A high-ranking AEG executive testified Tuesday that he had known for years that Michael Jackson was taking painkillers but wasn’t aware he was abusing them until the pop singer abruptly canceled his Dangerous world tour in the early 1990s to enter...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:21 AM
The great contradiction of A&M Records, the independent record label that turned Peter Frampton, the Police, Janet Jackson and Soundgarden into superstars, was that the man in charge was an easy-listening icon who tooted a trumpet on songs like "Spanish...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Rap Genius is a deceptively simple idea started by three friends from Yale: a website where users could make their own pop-up annotations to the lyrics of their favorite rap songs, with the most popular crowd-sourced explanations rising to the top. For...
| Jan 12, 2014
Ask Nancy Reinsdorf about her day, and she'll tell you, "I buy a lot of crickets."
That's because of the bearded dragon she, husband, Michael, and their three children have at their north suburban home. And the gecko. And the two frogs. And the hermit...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Don Engel had only a small law firm in Los Angeles — just two or three attorneys in addition to him and his wife. But a phone call from Engel could strike fear among the loftiest executives in the music business.
Engel, who represented some of the...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Kristina Wong has crashed Miss Chinatown pageants as a pimply, cigar-smoking, over-the-hill contestant.
She has posed as a rabid Jeremy Lin fan, waving sexually suggestive signs at the NBA player's games. On a sewing machine in her Koreatown apartment,...