| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Media and entertainment industry attorney Donald Engel died Wednesday in Redwood City, Calif. following a long battle with leukemia. He was 84 years old.
Engel's famous clients include Olivia Newton John and Donna Summer, for whom he won major victories,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The question dominated much of the nonfootball-related chatter in the run-up to Sunday's Super Bowl: As the featured act of this year's halftime show, was Bruno Mars really up to the job of entertaining a television audience of approximately 100 million...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Kristina Wong has crashed Miss Chinatown pageants as a pimply, cigar-smoking, over-the-hill contestant.
She has posed as a rabid Jeremy Lin fan, waving sexually suggestive signs at the NBA player's games. On a sewing machine in her Koreatown apartment,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Bruno Mars may have been locked out of heaven, but it's looking like he'll have a ticket to the Super Bowl.
The crooner is expected to be tapped to perform at the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVIII next February, according to two people with knowledge...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Patti Webster, a longtime publicist who represented stars including Usher, Janet Jackson, Chris Paul and Alicia Keys, died Friday at a hospital in Somerville, N.J., her firm announced. She was 49 and was suffering from brain cancer.
Webster founded W&W...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:16 PM
M.I.A. is calling foul over the NFL's reaction to her 2012 Super Bowl halftime performance.
The British-Sri Lankan pop star has been embroiled for months in a behind-the-scenes battle with pro football officials over her Super Bowl XLVI show....
| Sep 9, 2013
| 11:46 AM
How does a Hooligan follow a Queen Bey?
That's the task awaiting Bruno Mars as he prepares to play the halftime show at next year's Super Bowl. He'll follow a set from Beyoncé Knowles that is widely regarded as being one of the best in recent years....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Don't call it a comeback. No, seriously, don't.
It may be true that Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds has experienced a dramatic upswing in productivity over the past year or so, after nearly a decade of relative, atypical quiet. His production and...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Miley Cyrus spent a good portion of her adolescence playing two people on a television show, so it makes sense that her new album has something like a split personality.
"Bangerz" is the fourth studio disc by the former star of the Disney Channel's...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Boasting the Bollywood star-power of screen couple Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, AmFAR will host its first ever fundraiser in Mumbai, India, next month.
The Foundation for AIDS Research has previously held the benefits such as Cinema Against...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:59 PM
A&M Records spent much of the 1960s, '70s and '80s as one of the leading independent labels in the music business, buoyed by a remarkably consistent string of hits from superstar acts, beginning with label co-founder Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass and...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Dear Abby, Richy and Robin: You may not cause Yvette to go home, because I will have to go back to thinking up my own names for these blogs and I'd rather not. Unless, of course, Yvette stops dropping Yvettisms. Then you go right ahead and do how you do...