| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Jennifer Nettles exuded such a presence in hit-making country duo Sugarland that it seemed inevitable she’d eventually launch a solo career without partner Kristian Bush.
On Friday, the singer showed that she’s more than capable of working...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:17 AM
You can worry about target audiences and who'll buy your CDs, or you can do like Jennifer Nettles is doing: Just sing and hope everything will work out.
Nettles, who soared to fame as one-half of the country group Sugarland, says her new album...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:21 PM
For more than a decade, singer Jennifer Nettles has been the voice of multi-platinum pop-country duo Sugarland, winning Grammys and performing in some of the country's largest venues with Kristian Bush, her musical partner.
These days, however,...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Fox has tapped Grammy award-winning producer and rapper Timbaland to produce and write music for the new pilot "Empire," the network announced Tuesday.
“Empire” is a family drama anchored in the hip-hop world and will feature both original...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Last summer Timbaland revealed he had been tapped to produce a new posthumous Michael Jackson album.
The Grammy award-winning producer and rapper didn’t offer many details, except the project was being helmed by Epic Records head L.A. Reid and...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:27 AM
From her early days in the Atlanta club scene to her hit career in the duo Sugarland, Jennifer Nettles' big, brassy voice has always been her calling card. That voice roared and soared through the stately Chicago Theatre on Wednesday night.
| 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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Smash hits that won an avalanche of Tony Awards make up the Kravis on Broadway 2014-2015 season.
The seventh annual series of Great White Way musicals coming to the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach includes nine-time...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The NAACP announced nominees for its 45th annual Image Awards, with Weinstein Co. nabbing 17 bids in the film categories thanks to "The Butler," "Fruitvale Station" and "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," followed by Fox Searchlight, with seven, for "12...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Robert Glasper has plenty of people he can call on for guest appearances at his gigs.
The jazz pianist’s acclaimed 2012 album, “Black Radio,” contains cameos by Erykah Badu, Meshell Ndegeocello and Lupe Fiasco, among others, while a...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Howe Gelb, "The Coincidentalist" (New West)
Over 30 years and nearly as many albums, Arizona songwriter Howe Gelb has walked a singular path, one that has drawn a cultish following devoted to his guitar- and piano-based wanderings. He got his start as...