| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 8, 2013
On Demand DVD New Releases July 8-14 Admission Tina Fey stars as a college-admissions officer at Princeton whose seemingly orderly life is thrown into chaos when she meets an alternative-school kid who just might be the son she gave up for adoption...
| Jun 6, 2013
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. THE GO-GO’S It’s really a shame that what has gotten the greatest public attention about 1980s girl group The Go-Go’s lately is the March dismissal of its bassist, Kay......
| Sep 7, 2013
Now that Labor Day has passed, Billboard magazine has released its rankings for Songs of The Summer – those tunes that dominated the weekly Hot 100 chart through the season, starting on Memorial Day. This year, compiling the list has......
| 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...