| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Three far-flung female stars are among the first acts reportedly set to appear at record mogul Clive Davis's annual pre-Grammy Awards gala.
Miley Cyrus, Lorde and Jennifer Hudson will perform Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, according to...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 1:00 PM
This year’s Grammy Awards will be broadcast live on Sunday from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Eastern and Pacific time on CBS.
Three and a half hours, huh? And a 2½-hour pre-telecast ceremony to boot? Well, the Grammy Awards show is chock-full of star-studded...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Clive Davis-hosted pre-Grammy gala, which took place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Saturday night, often felt more like an unusually starry high school reunion than an industry mixer. With only a single award to get through and coming after a week'...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:47 PM
After the last Grammy was handed out Sunday, the dash toward one of the night’s countless post-show parties was immediate. It was the last night of partying till the wee hours to celebrate big wins -- or drown those losses with an open-bar cocktail....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Behind every hit song there are the songwriters, and on Wednesday night they were recognized at ASCAP's 31st annual Pop Music Awards at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.
Legendary rocker and songwriter, Tom Petty, was honored with ASCAP's Founders Award for his...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
For nearly two decades the Essence Music Festival has been the premiere destination for black music fans from around the country. Now, BET is hoping to change that.
The Black Entertainment Television network has built a formidable competitor to Essence'...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Last year BET tagged its annual awards spectacle as "Too big to miss" — a phrase the network should have held for this year.
Sure, the historically unpredictable ceremony will feature dazzling performances – Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown,...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The long-hoped-for OutKast reunion finally materialized (in a way) Friday night with the release of Frank Ocean's "Pink Matter" remix, which features appearances by both members of the influential Atlanta rap duo. The song premiered on hip-hop...
| Dec 10, 2012
Rapper, actor, author and reality TV star stops by to talk about his new album "Trouble Man, "in stores December 18th.
| Dec 11, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Both as a solo artist and with Outkast, Big Boi has proven to be an intensely dedicated craftsman--an open-minded listener rooted in Southern funk but relentlessly interested in pushing its boundaries. Yet that rep is often forgotten,...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Hebru Brantley's trip to Miami Beach for the high-profile Art Basel art show was winding down when the Chicago-based street artist and De La Salle Institute alum was told there was one more potential customer who wanted to meet him right before his flight...