| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When Katy Perry's "Roar" reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this month, it not only ended months of domination by Robin Thicke and such slick soul-man peers as Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars and Daft Punk. It also set the stage for a...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Despite the odd amusing moments and an appealing cast, Andy Samberg vehicle "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" demonstrates the difference between a "Saturday Night Live" digital short and an actual pilot, much less a series. Scarcely deviating from his goofball...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 11:42 AM
NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) - Grammy-winning singer Bruno Mars was named on Sunday as the headliner for the halftime show at next year's Super Bowl.
Mars and his band, The Hooligans, were introduced before hundreds of screaming fans at the Fox NFL...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is wearing a protective boot on his injured right foot, and there is no timetable for his return to the lineup.
Red Sox Manager John Farrell said an MRI exam on Saturday morning showed inflammation and...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:03 AM
After the coffee. Before the Redskins hopefully beat the Eagles.
The Skinny: As a Redskins fan, I was rooting for both the Giants and Cowboys to lose last night and it seemed like for a while they both tried to do that. But alas, in the end the...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Soulful singer-songwriter Bruno Mars was named Sunday to headline Super Bowl XLVIII, which will kick off on Feb. 2 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
The announcement came amid great fanfare during the Fox NFL Sunday broadcast, which was...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:03 PM
In Saturday's Calendar section, Times pop music critic Randall Roberts runs down his picks for the best albums of the year so far, a list that includes Chance the Rapper's "Acid Rap," Kacey Musgraves' "Same Trailer Different Park" and "The Next Day" by...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:37 AM
There's nothing ambiguous about it: Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," the smash summer hit that is now also the title of his new album, is dominating pretty much every metric.
The song, featuring vocalists Pharrell Williams and T.I., has been most-...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The appeal of country music star Luke Bryan, whose recording career not only as lasted six years now, but is clearly picking up steam with his new No. 1 album “Crash My Party,” as always been something of a mystery.......
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Midway through Tuesday night’s "American Idols Live!" show, what should have been a simple command was handed down: “Everybody get up.” Then, as Robin Thicke’s sexy, disco-dipped summer anthem “Blurred Lines” rang out...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Southern California metal unit Avenged Sevenfold has taken its second consecutive album to the top of the U.S. album chart.
The Huntington Beach quintet's "Hail to the King" (Warner Bros.) claimed the pinnacle with first-week sales of 159,000 copies,...