| Dec 26, 2013
I touched Paul McCartney's ukulele case, so that's my highlight of 2013.
Oh, I later found out that the uke I encountered next to an elevator at Orlando's Amway Center wasn't actually Sir Paul's, but that's not the tale I'm going to tell my...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Snowflakes hit the Sahara in “Aladdin and His Winter Wish,” now turning the Pasadena Playhouse into a surefire seasonal oasis. Although this second annual holiday romp from Lythgoe Family Productions (“A Snow White Christmas”) is...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Bon Jovi raked in more than a quarter-billion dollars on the road worldwide during 2013 to top a year in the concert business that's being described as record-setting on many fronts.
The New Jersey rock band finished 2013 with a global box office take...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Fox Sports will live-stream Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2 -- the third year in a row the NFL's championship game will be webcast for free to U.S. Internet users.
However, Fox's NFC postseason games on the Internet will be restricted only to subscribers...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Did you have a rough year in your fantasy football league? Well fear not, because puppies are to the rescue.
Animal Planet is spicing up its popular Puppy Bowl with special guests and new twists this year, including a first-ever fantasy draft and MVP...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Justin Timberlake scored the top-selling album of 2013 with his “The 20/20 Experience” and Robin Thicke ruled the singles chart with the runaway hit “Blurred Lines,” according to year-end sales figures released by Nielsen...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Do you think Sara Bareilles' "Brave" and Katy Perry's "Roar" sound similar?
Fans have complained that Perry seems to have borrowed from Bareilles. "Roar" came out three months after "Brave."
But Bareilles is more forgiving in an interview on "CBS...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Alicia Keys’ “Girl on Fire” won the prize for R&B album at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday.
A decade into a career that boasts more than 35 millions records sold and 14 Grammys, Keys said she was struggling to find herself. After...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The record-industry score-keepers at Nielsen SoundScan recently confirmed something many music fans had probably already assumed: Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" — the cheeky disco-funk jam with the controversial, nudity-enhanced video — was...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The NAACP announced nominees for its 45th annual Image Awards, with Weinstein Co. nabbing 17 bids in the film categories thanks to "The Butler," "Fruitvale Station" and "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," followed by Fox Searchlight, with seven, for "12...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Billboard has crowned Bruno Mars as its Artist of the Year over many musicians who grabbed more headlines through the year such as Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga.