| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:17 PM
A quick scan of this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest reveals the type of lineup we've come to expect from the annual concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion: Smart, on-the-nose and balanced -- as long as you're the type of music fan who takes pride in genre...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Stoked by its titular summer megahit single, Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" became the pop singer's first No. 1 album last week.
Thicke's Interscope collection launched at the top with a 177,000-unit debut week, according to Nielsen SoundScan data for...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:30 PM
It may be blocked out to some viewers in major markets, but CBS was the top-rated network in primetime last week.
In the first full week of the Time Warner blackout, CBS led primetime in the key categories of adults 18-49 (tied with Univision), adults...
| 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...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:57 PM
In the wake of his latest run-in with the law, it might be time to ask if TV needs to take a vacation from Chris Brown. A permanent vacation.
The volatile singer was arrested and charged with felony assault on Sunday after allegedly punching a man --...
| Nov 6, 2013
I’m not a Lady Gaga fan. Let’s just put that on the record.
Lately, though, it doesn’t seem like many Little Monsters care much about the pop star’s new “ArtPop” either, if the album’s apparent lack of buzz is...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Add Jennifer Hudson to the list of actors and actresses who have a hard time watching themselves on the big screen. The seemingly confident Oscar and Grammy winner said she gets uncomfortable seeing herself on film and television.
“I want to crawl...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 12:57 PM
M.I.A. had cautioned them, but her fans hadn’t listened.
“iPhone connected to the Internet, connected to the Google, connected to the government,” went a claim in her song “The Message.” Released in 2010, the track...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Is it because she came of age as Disney’s Hannah Montana, the country girl with the secret career as a pop star, and we just can’t stand it when child stars grow up?
Is it because she is a young white woman who appropriated a piece of...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Clutching a gold microphone as shiny as his gold watch, Robin Thicke sauntered into a recording studio in Playa Vista on a recent afternoon like he owned the place.
The R&B singer known for his romantic ballads was taping a brief live performance for...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have made no secret of the fact that their massive summer hit “Blurred Lines” is influenced by the classic Marvin Gaye song “Got to Give it Up.”
Now they are suing to protect themselves from...