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  • 'American Idol' recap, Country stars (and total bombs) in Charlotte

    'American Idol' recap, Country stars (and total bombs) in Charlotte
    We're in Charlotte, and if you weren't a country music fan before tonight, chances are you just might be buying your first country CD in the morning. Recapping tonight's show was a bit challenging. We may have heard all of 10 auditions that really had...
  • Very little that's tempting in Tyler Perry's 'Temptation' ★ 1/2

    Very little that's tempting in Tyler Perry's 'Temptation' ★ 1/2
    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,...
  • Whitney Houston exhibit captures many moments in time

    Whitney Houston exhibit captures many moments in time
    LOS ANGELES - When Whitney Houston died last year, one of the first pieces of audio memorabilia that swarmed the Internet was the isolated vocal track from her 1985 recording of "How Will I Know." Trust us, it will simultaneously give you chills and...
  • Band Perry takes chances on road to success

    Band Perry takes chances on road to success
    The family that plays together stays together. In the case of The Band Perry, that family also records massive crossover hits. The country-pop trio consists of the three Perry siblings: Kimberly (lead vocals), Reid (bass) and Neil (mandolin and...
  • John Wooden's pyramid stands test of time

    John Wooden's pyramid stands test of time
    John Wooden was a young high school teacher and coach in the 1930s when he first wrote his personal definition of success, searching for a way to assure his students — and their parents — they could be successful without earning all A's. "I...
  • The latest force on the pop charts is ... Lionel Richie?

     
    Going country has turned out to be a rather shrewd move by crooner Lionel Richie. This week the artist scores his first chart-topping album in more than 25 years, as his twang-enhanced "Tuskegee" scoots into the top spot after earning a 35 percent sales...
  • Album review: Monica's 'New Life'

     
    Monica, like her two-time duet partner and onetime rumored professional rival, Brandy, is an artistic daughter of the late Whitney Houston, whom she’s cited as a major influence. The 32-year-old’s vocal power and masterful control of her...
  • Whitney Houston: Cocaine worsened heart problems, officials say

     
    Singer Whitney Houston's use of cocaine "exacerbated her heart condition" and played a role in her accidental drowning in the bathtub of a Beverly Hills hotel suite, Los Angeles County Chief Coroner Investigator Craig Harvey said. The long-awaited autopsy...
  • Radio rewind: My magazine profile of new WGN-AM morning host Jonathon Brandmeier

     
    In light of today's news that veteran radio personality Jonathon Brandmeier (left) is taking over morning drive at WGN AM 720, I am republishing the following extensive profile that came out almost exactly 25 years ago in the Tribune's Sunday......
  • Hollywood shootout: Music executive remains in critical condition

     
    A music executive wounded by a gunman who opened fire on motorists in Hollywood on Friday remained in critical condition Sunday morning, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center spokeswoman Simi Singer said. Gunman Tyler Brehm, 26, began firing a .40-caliber handgun...
  • Best of 2011 in local hip-hop and R&B: Gerrick D. Kennedy

     
    Throughout the week and holiday season, Pop & Hiss will be presenting various top 10 lists from its contributors. What follows are the favorite albums of the year from staffer Gerrick D. Kennedy....