| Feb 24, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Kendrick Lamar, Bell Biv DeVoe, Doug E. Fresh, Miguel and the Roots are among those who have been added to the performance bill at the 2015 BET Experience.
Earlier this month BET announced that the third year of the festival, built around the network&...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 1:12 PM
Grammy Award winning artists Usher and Missy Elliott have been added to the 2015 Essence Festival lineup.
They join Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, comedian Kevin Hart, Common and Trombone Shorty, among others, on its main stage at the...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 3:03 PM
The bill for the 2015 BET Experience just keeps growing. Erykah Badu, Schoolboy Q and Ne-Yo are among the latest additions to the four-day festival in Los Angeles built around the network’s awards show.
R&B statesmen Ne-Yo will join headliner...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:52 AM
Beyonce, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Katy Perry are among the winners for the 2015 YouTube Music Awards.
After taking a year off, YouTube is set to bring back its awards show on March 23. The format, however, is slightly different....
| Feb 18, 2015
| 9:35 PM
Truth is, you always worried a little about Shaun White. When did he do his schoolwork, or his chores? I mean, how many storied adolescents have we seen turn into dysfunctional adults? Besides me, of course.
Turns out little Shauny grew up just fine....
| Feb 15, 2015
| 8:15 PM
On his new album-length mixtape, "If You're Reading This, It's Too Late," released by surprise on Thursday, the Toronto rapper Drake opens with grim realization. If the 28-year-old superstar dropped dead today, he'd become one of a rarefied few: artists...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 10:18 AM
It was supposed to feel different this time for Wale.
The most successful rapper ever to call Washington home scored his first No. 1 album with 2013's “The Gifted,” his thoughtful third record bolstered by the radio hit “Bad.”...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 9:01 AM
He won top honors over other, more relevant acts. He represents the tastes of older Recording Academy voters. His most innovative work is a decade-plus behind him.
As Beck was being shamed by Kanye West for winning album of the year on stage at the...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 4:06 PM
Kendrick Lamar's most recent single "i" was a jubilant, Isley Brothers-sampling (and Grammy-winning) ode to self-respect. But his follow-up, "The Blacker the Berry," is a darker, more complicated self-assessment.
The single, which Lamar's label, TDE,...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Grammys, Grammys, and more Grammys. Are you riding the Grammy wave with the rest of social media? Chances are, that you are. In addition to the annual celeb-packed awards show, here's what's trending today:
From an array of show-...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 3:00 PM
Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, Gwen Stefani and Snoop Dogg were just a few of the acts that took to the stage in a week of posh parties all over town in the days leading up to Sunday’s Grammy Awards.
Late Thursday, as rehearsals were in full gear at...