| Apr 30, 2015
| 9:59 AM
Charles Esten was in his mid-40s when he finally landed his breakout role, playing troubled country music singer Deacon Claybourne on the ABC drama "Nashville." This was a big deal for a number of reasons: Esten had spent his career as a working actor...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 10:40 AM
Midway through “The Voice” Top 10 performance show on Monday night, Carson Daly said what we’d all been thinking.
“Something [is] going on tonight, ladies and gentlemen,” the host observed, as 16-year-old Koryn Hawthorne,...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 11:04 AM
Joey Cook apologized for calling a little bit late. "The hibernation process started a little early," she said with a laugh.
Cook, ousted from "American Idol" late Wednesday night, spent much of Thursday fulfilling media obligations and then caught a...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 9:49 AM
There's a good chance you'll never see this note, seeing as how you're busy being awesome at life: churning out hit singles, killing it on "Ellen," raising your gorgeous kid.
But I'm writing in anyway, because being picked on for your...
| Mar 15, 2015
You never know what can happen when you embark on a project.
"I'm living proof of that," Scott Hoying said. "When you start working on something, who knows where it can lead to?''
When Hoying joined the school vocal group, the SoCal VoCals, while...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:33 PM
"'American Idol' is the only show to produce bona fide superstars," judge Harry Connick Jr. said during the show’s two-night premiere, which kicked off its latest season this week.
That earnest proclamation comes often. In fact, each season there's...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 12:07 PM
Will Sam Smith own the night? Can Beyonce’s surprise album beat out record buyers' favorite Ed Sheeran for album of the year? And how did voters vote in other key rap, jazz and R&B races?
These questions won’t be answered until the 57th...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Rihanna, Iggy Azalea, Sam Smith, Madonna, Meghan Trainor and Kelly Clarkson are among the performers for the second edition of the iHeartRadio Music Awards.
The telecast, set to air March 29 on NBC and across iHeartMedia’s stations and its digital...
| Feb 13, 2015
Oday Shakar has his own ideas about dressing for success.
The 32-year-old fashion designer, who has lived in Laguna Beach for the past seven years with his partner, has turned heads with his elaborate designs worn by stars like Dianna Agron and Camila...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 11:00 AM
An unlikely act stole the show last month at the annual all-star gala Clive Davis hosts the night before the Grammy Awards.
As usual, the veteran producer and record executive had assembled a cast of hot young hitmakers — among them Sam Smith,...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 5:25 AM
Things are looking up for "American Idol." The Fox singing contest will go from a too-generous serving of the Hoff this week to a performance by first winner Kelly Clarkson next week.
David Hasselhoff on Wednesday helped the show celebrate the 1980s...