| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:13 PM
Winners of the 45th NAACP Image Awards (some presented at a ceremony Saturday night in Pasadena, others announced the previous night): MOTION PICTURE CATEGORIES
Motion Picture: “12 Years a Slave”
Directing: Steve McQueen, “12 Years a...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Ah, "American Idol" group round. "The most grueling challenge of the 'Idol' journey," Ryan Seacrest reminded us on Thursday night, just before we saw the first group, a trio of returning contestants calling themselves "Three Mo' Days," step out onto...
| May 31, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Reality TV star and singer Ray J was arrested in Beverly Hills on Friday night after police officers responded to complaints that he grabbed a woman's derriere.
Ray J, whose birth name is William Ray Norwood Jr., was involved in an altercation at the...
| 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."
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Whitney Houston’s death last year couldn't have been a more perfect storm.
Just 24 hours before the Grammy Awards were set to go live, news that the pop icon had passed stunned the world. And the Recording Academy and show producers were faced with...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The thing that made Tyler Perry rich is much in evidence in "Tyler Perry's Temptation." It was called "Confessions of a Marriage Counselor" when he toured with it on stage.
There's no Madea here. But the women are beautiful, serious about clothes,...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Beyoncé's stealth midnight release — a self-titled collection of new music and videos — may have arrived in near silence earlier this month, but it now rules the charts and The Times' Consensus Top Albums of 2013.
The list, which stretches...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Makeup Artist Melanie Mills gets a 10 for her incredible cosmetic transformations on “Dancing With The Stars.” The Emmy Award-winning makeup artist lent her makeup magic to 11 seasons of the hit ABC competitive dance show. And while she’...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Robert Glasper is tuning back into "Black Radio."
Months after his 2012 disc by that title won the Grammy for best R&B album -- upsetting more conventional nominees such as Anthony Hamilton and R. Kelly -- the wide-ranging jazz pianist announced...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Brandy reportedly played to a nearly empty arena in South Africa this week.
The Grammy Award-winning R&B star was a surprise guest at the Nelson Mandela Sports and Cultural Day concert in Soweto on Saturday, but nearly all of the event-goers were gone...