| May 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
After broadcasting the first-ever live iHeart Radio Music Awards, NBC and Clear Channel have renewed the awards show for 2015.
Over 5.5 million viewers tuned in for the event, roughly doubling the net's prior week's average with series programming....
| May 8, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Faith Evans, Warren G, Alice Smith, Mack Wilds, Tank, Eric Benet, Lacrae, Rico Love and Daley have all been tapped for the BET Experience Fan Fest, the network announced Thursday.
The acts will perform during the free expo offered during the three-day...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Last year, 20,000 fans attended two days of K-Pop concerts, panels and exhibits at the third annual KCON, and second in downtown L.A.. This year's crowds should get even bigger.
The event, produced by the South Korean media giant CJ E&M and the cable...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:48 PM
An ultra-meta, avant-garde piece of corporate branding performance art? Or the final death knell of SXSW as a proving ground for unknown young bands - and Lady Gaga's career?
Whatever the stakes, Lady Gaga is headlining a Doritos-sponsored bill at...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:38 AM
The early candidate for rap album of the year begins with a mother warning her son to stop following in the footsteps of his incarcerated father.
The colorfully delivered advice was given to Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson, the 24-year-old rapper better...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
OutKast will headline the 2014 BET Experience, the three-day music festival scheduled for June in downtown Los Angeles.
Black Entertainment Television is expected to make an official announcement Monday that the Atlanta duo will topline the festival&...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Many cities boast about their scenes, and rightly so. Few if any, though, have such a range of sounds as Los Angeles. It's overwhelming, as evidenced by the volume of artists trekking eastbound along Interstate 10 toward Austin, Texas. For those headed to...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:00 PM
There's good news and bad news if you're interested in, say, seeing Lady Gaga in Austin, Texas, on Thursday.
First, the bad news. To secure entry into the concert, which is sponsored by a snack food company and part of the South by Southwest festival...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:33 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — Video images of fierce predatory animals flashed across several gigantic screens behind Jay Z and Kanye West at the Austin Music Hall on Wednesday night, a visual holdover from the rappers' collaborative tour in 2011 but also, it...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:44 PM
“If I forgot anybody, sorry, I just smoked before I came out here,” Lil Wayne said to guffaws from the overflowing room at the Austin Convention Center during the 2014 South by Southwest festival. “Shoutout to Willie Nelson.”...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Power couple BeyoncÃ© and Jay Z top the list of BET Awards nominees for 2014 with five nominations each.
The husband-wife team share nominations for their song "Drunk in Love," which has nods for the Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award, Video of the Year and...