| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:15 AM
There aren't many award telecasts that can get away with a gluttony of F-bombs or references to sex tapes and weed, but the BET Hip Hop Awards are a little different.
For a second year in a row, BET tapped Snoop Dogg to oversee its annual rap spectacle....
| 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...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Reality TV star and singer Ray J pleaded not guilty Tuesday to battery and resisting arrest after being charged with groping a woman at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel bar.
Ray J, whose birth name is Willie Ray Norwood Jr., faces four misdemeanor counts,...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:48 PM
R&B singer Ray J pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a slew of charges stemming from an alleged sexual-battery incident in May.
The "Sexy Can I" crooner, 33, whose real name is Willie Ray Norwood Jr., has been charged with four misdemeanor counts of sexual...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Maksim Chmerkovskiy says he's hanging up his "Dancing With the Stars" shoes.
The widely proclaimed "bad boy of ballroom" (though he believes that moniker makes no sense) and most recent "DWTS" champ made the announcement Tuesday on "The View."
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Reality TV star and singer Ray J pleaded no contest Thursday to trespassing after being accused of groping a woman at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel bar and refusing to leave.
Ray J, 33, whose birth name is Willie Ray Norwood Jr., was initially charged with...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:12 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — It was a one-two punch in the gut from two of country's biggest stars.
Last fall, Zac Brown declared Luke Bryan's "That's My Kind of Night" the "worst song I've ever heard." This winter, Carrie Underwood called out country radio,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Actress Keke Palmer celebrated another important milestone last week. After becoming the youngest person to ever host her own TV talk show, it was announced that Palmer would take on another history-making role: Broadway’s first-ever (as far as we...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:08 AM
From the start of her major label career in 2005, Miranda Lambert has brought an uncensored point of view to mainstream country. “As a songwriter my fans expect me to be honest,” says the country star.
Lambert’s new album “...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Keke Palmer will take over the title role in the current revival of "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella" in New York, becoming what is believed to be the first black actress to play the role on Broadway.
The 20-year-old Palmer is scheduled to begin...