| 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.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:04 AM
There was something in the musical water of 1994. Let's take another sip.
A good chunk of millennials were either pre-teens or young teens in 1994 — and their budding musical tastes were informed by a wide array of memorable offerings in just...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:49 AM
The comeback narrative is well-trodden pop-music territory: Disappear from public consciousness once the hits stop coming, toil away in the studio quietly for an extended period and then surprise everyone with a major splash of new material.
In the rare...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Sure, she and Kristian Bush were musical partners, but nowhere did it say they were stuck like glue, Jennifer Nettles argues.
Nettles, one half of the country act Sugarland, has embarked on a solo career. On Saturday, she'll stop in Hollywood to perform...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:43 PM
The event: The Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, presented by the Lincoln Motor Co. The honorees were Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; Academy Award-nominated actress Lupita Nyong’o of...
| 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...
| 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...