| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:57 PM
Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 8:44 AM
Note: Due to weather, this year's Silopanna Music Festival has been canceled.
Judging by the charts in recent years, it seems as though America has rediscovered soul and funk.
Cee Lo Green, Janelle Monae, Bruno Mars — even Grace Potter and Fitz...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Toxicology reports show Amy Winehouse did not have drugs in her system, according to a statement by the "Back to Black" singer's family. The results, which have not yet been publicly released, indicated that there was alcohol present in her body at the...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:15 AM
Get ready for a British invasion, Chicago. “Break My Heart” singer Estelle drops into Enclave on Thursday to kick off Dwyane Wade’s Wade’s World Weekend. In advance of her arrival, RedEye chatted up the U.K. and U.S. chart-topper...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 9:28 PM
I'm not sure how they manage to do year after year, but MTV's Video Music Awards got a little weirder again. Still, Beyonce upstaged the 28th annual event Sunday by showing off her baby bump on the black carpet (it was black, not red—not sure why)....
| Apr 13, 2011
Duran Duran — the seminal 1980s music outfit that emerged from Birmingham, England, to dominate the global pop scene with cinematic music videos for a catalog of catchy, guitar-inflected, groove-laden synth pop hit singles — has endured.
| Apr 20, 2011
| 12:40 PM
A number of Republican aspirants to the White House in 2012 are garnering millions of media impressions by leveraging Fox News and other media outlets to fuel their ambitious goals. They don't realize it, but they are in danger of celebrity self-...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 5:29 AM
When we look back at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, we will remember two things: 1) This Jessie J thing is not going to happen, America, but it wasn't for lack of effort, and 2) Beyonce and Jay-Z are having a baby. For a two-and-a-half hour show, you'...
| Sep 11, 2011
By his own admission, Tony Bennett doesn't get nervous often. But he was anxious that day, more than 50 years ago, when he was filling in for Perry Como as host on the crooner's variety television show.
"Como had a big orchestra and great stars," Bennett...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 2:02 PM
Anderson's Cooper's syndicated daytime talk show opened strong Monday with the CNN host interviewing family and friends of singer Amy Winehose who died in July.
He got the first interview with Mitch and Janis Winehouse, the singer's father and mother,...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 7:53 PM
Los Angeles -- Kanye West nabbed a leading seven nominations for the 54th annual Grammy Awards announced Wednesday, but the rapper ceded the brightest light of music industry esteem to British singer Adele, whose six nominations include the most...