| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Miley Cyrus wasn’t the only kiddie-culture veteran looking to make a grownup splash on the MTV Video Music Awards last month. Though the former “Hannah Montana” star thoroughly dominated discussion of the telecast with the Twerk Heard...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:42 PM
It's OK if you call it a comeback: Until recently, Brandy Norwood, teen R&B sensation and former star of the beloved '90s sitcom "Moesha," had been having a rough couple of years. There was the death of her mentor Whitney Houston, a fatal car accident...
| 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,...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:11 PM
It's not quite being asked to perform at next year's Super Bowl, but for an R&B star who's faced no shortage of personal and professional tumult over the last few years, Brandy's ascent to the No. 2 spot on iTunes' album chart Tuesday afternoon probably...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Jessie Ware has already bewitched critics on both sides of the Atlantic with an impressive debut album, "Devotion," which came out in England (and, um, on the Internet) back in August.
But now she's positioning herself to break in a bigger way. On...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:08 PM
Last month's "Algiers" may be Calexico's first record with Los Angeles-based Anti- Records, but for this Arizona outfit the deal represents something of a homecoming. Joey Burns and John Convertino originally met in L.A. when both were playing as...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 5:30 AM
There are some things that make for great reality television fodder.
Gossiping housewives, taut and tanned partying twenty-somethings and a sassy, 7-year-old aspiring beauty queen hopped up on a sugary concoction called "go-go juice" are a few of the...
| 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...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:09 PM
After Brandy Norwood gave birth to her daughter, Sy'rai, 10 years ago, she was exhausted and ready to leave the entertainment world behind.
"I was like, 'I'm good, y'all. I'm good on the music industry,' " Brandy said in a recent interview. "I didn't...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 7:54 PM
Rapper and actor Heavy D, who played an influential role in shaping
rap music in the late '80s and early '90s with a fusion of New Jack Swing and reggae, has died. He was 44.
Heavy D, who was born Dwight Arrington Myers, died Tuesday in the...