| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Rapper Rick Ross may have the top-selling album in the U.S., but the past week was a good one to be associated with an animated film.
In the days following the March 2 telecast of the Academy Awards, songs from Disney's "Frozen" and Universal Pictures'...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:48 PM
AUSTIN, Texas -- "There's been this cultural shift, an explosion of hipster culture," said Blondie's Chris Stein at his band's Wednesday afternoon panel at the South by Southwest music festival here. "When we got here it was like 'World War Z,' every...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Pharrell Williams, Usher, Drake and Lil Wayne are among the first slate of performers announced for the 2014 BET Awards, airing Sunday, June 29 at 8 p.m.
Jennifer Hudson, Trey Songz and Lionel Richie, who will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For a man who sold well over 25 million records in his lifetime, won eight Grammy Awards and functioned as R&B's chairman of the board for the better part of two decades, Luther Vandross goes strangely undermentioned today as a giant of urban music....
| May 23, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The BET Experience keeps getting bigger.
In the weeks before the three-day festival takes over L.A. Live from June 27 to 29, the network will sponsor a free weekly concert series.
BET and AEG teamed with Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza to present the...
| May 5, 2014
| 10:48 AM
R&B star Maxwell will perform Aug. 2 at Carr Performing Arts Centre in Orlando. Tickets for the show -- $39, $59, $79 & $128.50 (before fees) -- go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 9, at Ticketmaster.com and charge-by-phone 1-800-745-3000.
The singer is...
| 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 11, 2014
| 12:13 PM
NBC presented its 2014-15 prime-time lineup Sunday, introducing three new comedies and three new dramas.
The fall schedule also moves crime drama "The Blacklist" to Thursday nights in February. In total, NBC picked up five new dramas, seven new comedies,...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The fact that David Bowie managed to secretly record his first full album in 10 years suggests that the glam-rock pioneer, who turned 66 on Tuesday, remains a mystery even in the age of Twitter.
The seemingly inevitable leak of pre-release music —...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 9:33 PM
Slain teen Hadiya Pendleton was remembered today as a laughing youth who brought love and happiness to all her family and friends.
Despite the heavy security because of the attendance of first lady Michelle Obama and other dignitaries, Hadiya's funeral...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The powerful narcotic popped up on the cultural grid around the turn of the millennium. A Texas producer-remixer named DJ Screw paid homage to its woozy, heavy-lidded high by dramatically slowing down beats and vocals to replicate the drug's sleepwalker...