| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Pop-R&B diva Beyonce tops Forbes magazine’s annual list of “The World’s Most Powerful Celebrities,” a ranking in which pop musicians occupy half of the top 10 slots.
The list combines celebs’ earnings with traditional...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Folk-soul singer Aloe Blacc has been making albums since 2006, but until this year, he's been That Guy: the one you can't place, the one with a minor hit ("I Need a Dollar") you keep hearing in commercials, the one you keep confusing with other...
| May 31, 2014
| 7:32 AM
It’s not often that a dinner party turns you into a viral sensation, but a meal put Pia Mia on the map.
The Guam-born teenager, born Pia Mia Perez, already had a loyal following with YouTube covers of artists like Michael Jackson, Bruno Mars,...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Bruno Mars is a rare pop star who can make looking backward feel like the future.
At his sold-out show at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday night, Mars drew from Frankie Valli and the Police, the Motown hit factory and shimmery '70s funk and disco. And...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Recently formed rock quartet Texas Space Monster Jalopy has a pedigree as wild and unexpected as the band's unconventional moniker. Fronted by veteran guitar virtuoso Gary Myrick (best known for his moody, pulsating 1980 New Wave rocker "She Talks in...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Spring Awakening, the three-day electronic dance music festival perhaps you heard un-cha-un-cha-un-chaing last weekend, its bass thumps rattling the traffic that crawled north along Lake Shore Drive, has established itself in just three years at Soldier...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Jake Worthington says he's lucky that people know his name, and he's lucky to be on tour with other performers from NBC's "The Voice."
But a decision he made also had plenty to do with it.
After clearing three rounds of auditions in Season 5 in 2013,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Thursday that promoters of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and concert tours for Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift and Kanye West will be booking musical performances at its Connecticut casino and anywhere else...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Broad of shoulder and booming of voice, Bob Romeo is a memorable guy with a seemingly memorable job title: chief executive of the Academy of Country Music.
Based in Encino, it's one of that genre's two principal trade groups along with Nashville's...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
For those artists who walked out of the Grammys empty-handed, they get another chance at a trophy next month at the Billboard Music Awards on May 18.
Lorde, a newcomer to the awards, and Imagine Dragons boast the most nominations with 12 each. Lorde took...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
How much legwork does pop stardom require?
Next weekend Aloe Blacc will appear along with some of music's buzziest acts — OutKast, Haim, Skrillex, Lorde — at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the idyllic annual gathering near...