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  • 2010 VMAs Live-Blog: Kanye West, Lady Gaga and more

     
    With shows such as "Jersey Shore" leading MTV's ratings, the network's continued devotion to its annual Video Music Awards -- a ceremony honoring something that MTV, er, doesn't really play any more -- makes about as much sense in 2010 as MSNBC throwing...
  • Critics' Notebook: Were the MTV Video Music Awards a sign that pop is getting serious again? [UPDATED]

     
    Here's a prediction, inspired by the annual festival of hype and cheap humor known as the MTV Video Music Awards. In 2011, pop will take a major turn toward the pursuit of depth. The high and low points of Sunday's......
  • Star sightings: Happy birthday, Taraji P. Henson; happy anniversary Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy

     
    "The Karate Kid" reboot star Taraji P. Henson celebrated her birthday at Brent Bolthouse's hot spot Trousdale this past Saturday. The star sipped Ciroc cocktails with famous pals including Drake, Mary J. Blige, Tyrese Gibson, Regina King and music...
  • This week: Kristin Chenoweth goes country; Mary J. Blige on ‘The X Factor’

     
    Popular musicians will fill the airwaves this week. A few highlights: Kristin Chenoweth, one of Broadway's best singers, co-hosts the American Country Awards with Trace Adkins. Fox presents the latest awards show at 8 p.m. Monday. Both hosts will perform,...
  • Katie Holmes, Kanye West and more hit New York Fashion Week

     
    Well-heeled and latte-fueled, celebrities flocked to New York Fashion Week, and the Ministry has sightings from this week's front rows and exclusive parties. Katie Holmes hit town for the Spring-Summer 2011 presentation from Calvin Klein, sharing bench...
  • Mary J. Blige appearing at Nordstrom

     
    Mary J. Blige performs at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, California September 12, 2010. (Reuters/Mike Blake) Mary J. Blige will promote her new sunglasses collection, Melodies by MJB, at Nordstrom on Michigan Avenue on October 18. Fans...
  • Mary J. Blige interview: 'You take your life experience and you purge it'

     
    (Photo courtesy of D'Andre Michael) Though there’s a certain glamour that comes with a two-decade career that has produced eight multimillion-selling albums and earned nine Grammy Awards, Mary J. Blige lays it on the line when she sings. She’s the.......
  • Concert review: Drake at the Chicago Theatre

     
    Drake performs at Chicago Theatre. (Photo for the Tribune by Marina Makropoulos) The 23-year-old, Toronto-born TV-star-turned rapper Aubrey Drake Graham just has to walk onstage to rev up his lady-killer mojo. At the screamfest that broke out Wednesday at...
  • Grammys: Lady Gaga goes zombie and the record of the year noms

     
    Lady Gaga opened the annual Grammy nomination concert in what looked to be a "Nightmare Before Christmas" zombie costume, performing the dance-meets-hair metal mix-up that is "Marry the Night." The Halloween-like choreography played out like a nod to...
  • Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz have a baby boy

     
    Singer Alicia Keys and her husband, rapper-producer Swizz Beatz, a.k.a. Kaseem Dean, welcomed a baby boy Thursday in New York, People reports. The baby's name is Egypt Daoud Dean, the couple's rep said. Mary J. Blige offered congratulations via Twitter,.....
  • Mary J. Blige on working with Michael Jordan

     
    Mary J. Blige appeared at Nordstrom Michigan Avenue on October 18, 2010 to promote her sunglasses line, Melodies by MJB. (Luis Arroyave, Chicago Tribune) You might remember Michael Jackson teaching Michael Jordan to do the moonwalk in the music video...
  • Tonight's music pick: Women @ the Echo

     
    These Calgary natives soak their Beach Boys-ish melodies with hazy, Velvet Underground-esque atmospherics and thick, garage-rock guitar riffs. They’re best known for the 2008 single “Black Rice,” but sophomore LP “Public Strainâ...