| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Before Demi Lovato appeared in the flesh, she appeared on-screen -- the central figure in an underwater video sequence projected above the stage at Anaheim’s Honda Center.
The introduction was in keeping with Lovato’s path as an entertainer,...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 1:54 PM
The tricky work of streamlining complicated ideas united Paul Simon and Sting when the veteran rockers teamed for a joint concert at the Forum in Inglewood on Saturday.
The two songwriters, among rock’s most ambitious and proudly erudite,...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:51 AM
"Life can change … in a heartbeat," "American Idol" reminded us Wednesday night as it kicked off a new season with a fresh batch of hopefuls, a greater focus on the positive (fewer prolonged looks at the cringe-inducingly untalented and delusional)...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Pop sensation Demi Lovato, whose four albums have all gone gold and three platinum singles and who is a judge on FOX-TV’s “The X Factor” will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, the venue just announced. Demi Lovato Lovato, the........
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:12 PM
Fox has X'd out "The X Factor."
Once hyped as the next "American Idol," Fox has canceled the "The X Factor" after three seasons of shuffling judges and low ratings for the musical talent show.
Simon Cowell, who left "American Idol" for "The X Factor,"...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The shambling zombies of the "Walking Dead" had the spry athletes of the Sochi Winter Olympics to compete with on Sunday night, but just like on the show, the dead overpowered the living with their sheer numbers. "The Walking Dead" came back for the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Unite4:good and Variety have announced additional honorees at this year's unite4:humanity event.
Martin Scorsese will receive the Variety Creative Conscience award for his work with The Film Foundation, a nonprofit org he established dedicated to...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In 2014, the week leading up to and including Academy Awards Sunday is packed with events, parties, pampering salons and luxury suites, so much so that Hollywood A-listers, nominees and influencers -- who are, naturally, invited to everything -- will need...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Justin Bieber’s crowd was loud. One Direction’s too. And though they seem like somebody’s uncles now, the Jonas Brothers once inspired the kind of shrieks that could knock down a lesser heartthrob.
But in my life as a concertgoer, I...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Philomena Lee, whose story inspired one of this year's best picture Oscar nominees, will be feted a few days before the Academy Awards when she is honored with the Everyday Hero award at Unite4:good and Variety's unite4:humanity event on Feb. 27 on the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Robert De Niro will be honored this Thursday with the Creative Commitment in Film award at unite4:good and Variety's unite4:humanity event at Culver City's Sony Studios lot. Andy Samberg will host the inaugural event.
De Niro, whose career spans almost...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:12 PM
British girl group Little Mix were formed on The X Factor UK in 2011, ultimately dominating the season that year. Now with two albums out, DNA and Salute, they are one of the better-known pop groups today.
They first visited Miami in June 2013,...