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  • Phoenix hits 'Saturday Night Live' ahead of Coachella

    Phoenix hits 'Saturday Night Live' ahead of Coachella
    A week before it's to headline Night 2 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Phoenix hit "Saturday Night Live" over the weekend with two songs from its upcoming album, "Bankrupt!" The French band opened with a blistering rendition of...
  • Harry Potter to flatten Gibson Amphitheatre, Curious George playland

    Universal Studios in Hollywood will raze the 41-year-old Gibson Amphitheatre to make way for its coming Harry Potter attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Like the Wizarding World in Orlando, the Hollywood Harry Potter will be a theme park...
  • George Jones, hard-living country music star, dies at 81

    George Jones, hard-living country music star, dies at 81
    George Jones, whose anguished vocals on the 1980 single “He Stopped Loving Her Today” lifted it to the top of polls of the greatest country music songs of all time, died Friday. He was 81. Jones died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center...
  • Stagecoach 2013: A diverse country with Hank Williams Jr., Becky Stark

    Stagecoach 2013: A diverse country with Hank Williams Jr., Becky Stark
    "I don't think I've ever seen so many hats in an audience before," said Norah Jones to a crowd taking in her performance Friday night at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio. The sight of tens of thousands of cowboy hats may have given the...
  • Lady Antebellum enters 'Golden' days

     Lady Antebellum enters 'Golden' days
    The edgeless pop-country trio Lady Antebellum is responsible for some of the smoothest, most elegantly rendered singles of the last five years: "I Run to You," "Just a Kiss" and especially "Need You Now," the 2010 smash that reached No. 2 on the Hot 100...
  • With an app, Wham City finds its mainstream breakthrough

    With an app, Wham City finds its mainstream breakthrough
    At last month's Academy of Country Music Awards, Brad Paisley performed his single, “Beat This Summer,” alongside John Mayer. The audience held up cell phones — the modern version of the lighter at concerts — that displayed bright,...
  • John Fogerty takes a new tack with his classic songs

    John Fogerty takes a new tack with his classic songs
    When John Fogerty's wife, Julie, suggested over dinner one night that he revisit his catalog of Creedence Clearwater Revival songs with artists he admires today, he wasn't about to let the music take a back seat to technology. "I realize nowadays with...
  • CBS signs deal for rights to Hollywood Film Awards

    CBS signs deal for rights to Hollywood Film Awards
    Looking to have its own movie awards franchise, CBS has struck a deal with Dick Clark Productions for rights to the Hollywood Film Awards, a relatively new trophy fest that has never had television exposure. Created 17 years ago by Carlos de Abreu,...
  • Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow to put boots in the sand at Tortuga 2014

    Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow to put boots in the sand at Tortuga 2014
    Country chart-toppers Luke Bryan and Eric Church, Grammy winner Sheryl Crow and reggae favorite Ziggy Marley lead a diverse lineup of performers announced Monday for the second annual Tortuga Music Festival on Fort Lauderdale beach April 12-13. Early-...
  • Brandy Clark, who writes hits for others, tells her own '12 Stories'

    Brandy Clark, who writes hits for others, tells her own '12 Stories'
    The characters in Brandy Clark's songs aren't necessarily where they thought they'd be in life. There's the woman buying pharmaceuticals out of some guy's trunk in "Take a Little Pill." There's the woman living for religion and lotto-winning dreams in...
  • L'Wren Scott's notable red carpet looks for Nicole Kidman, other stars

    L'Wren Scott's notable red carpet looks for Nicole Kidman, other stars
    L’Wren Scott, who was found dead Monday in New York, dressed nearly every A-list actress in Hollywood, including perennial fashion darlings Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz and Sarah Jessica Parker, and helped turn many of them into style icons. Both as...