| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In this time when news is disseminated ever more quickly, we asked our critics to list the best of culture in 2013 in tweet form:
Daft Punk, "RAM" = Robotic French duo channel vibe of Studio 54, "Thriller" & Giorgio Moroder. Perfect clone for new...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Erica McKinney recalled the pain of hearing the names of the Orr Academy High School Class of 2013 as she sat among friends and family on graduation day this June.
Her brother, Darrell "D.J." McKinney, would have walked across the stage that day had...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Last summer Timbaland revealed he had been tapped to produce a new posthumous Michael Jackson album.
The Grammy award-winning producer and rapper didn’t offer many details, except the project was being helmed by Epic Records head L.A. Reid and...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Sure, she and Kristian Bush were musical partners, but nowhere did it say they were stuck like glue, Jennifer Nettles argues.
Nettles, one half of the country act Sugarland, has embarked on a solo career. On Saturday, she'll stop in Hollywood to perform...
| 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...