| Jun 14, 2012
Jermaine Paul is the New Yorker who went from being a backup singer for Alicia Keys to America's favorite and winner of "The Voice."
His daughter was a fan of the show and suggested that he enter the talent competition. Now he's launching a solo career...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 3:23 AM
President Barack Obama was in New York City Thursday doing things he can only do here: acknowledge a milestone at the World Trade Center and pick up more and larger checks than he gets anywhere else. Because the former part of his trip was official,...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:33 AM
A dream I have. I originally worded that the other way around, but didn’t want to trivialize the brave vision of Dr. King, who, as I was explaining to the kids the other day, should be represented right next to Lincoln on Mount Rushmore, which...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 7:25 AM
"Thank you for taking a chance on new music," Scottish singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé said Tuesday during her sold-out show at Lincoln Hall. While it's true she's relatively new to these shores, Sandé has garnered accolades at home. Her UK-chart-topping...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 1:46 PM
They are all around you. Do not drop your guard for a moment.
Who are they?
My friends, believe it or not, there are millions of Americans who look just like you or me — but they are different. Are you ready for this? These people do not care...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:28 PM
Next Sunday, chances are you and millions of other Americans will be invited (or forced) to watch the Super Bowl. Even if you haven't paid attention to a full game of football in your life, there are plenty of things to enjoy about the big game, which...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Two and a half years after she entered the music world with the boisterous (and still excellent) "Whip My Hair," Willow Smith has released her latest single -- only now the showbiz scion appears to be hanging her head.
In "Sugar and Spice," which...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Soul Children of Chicago, a popular group of young singers, will be among the entertainers slated to perform in Washington during an inaugural event for children of military families, the Presidential Inaugural Committee announced Friday.
| Jan 15, 2013
| 8:50 AM
When singer-songwriter Alicia Keys wanted to create an animated children's television series about the exploration of music, she turned to Burbank animation firm Bento Box for ideas.
Bento's producers suggested an alternative: Instead of a TV show,...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Dancer, singer and actress Julianne Hough, who plays a victim of abuse in the upcoming film "Safe Haven," has her own backstory of abuse suffered as a child, she revealed to Cosmopolitan in the mag's February issue.
After winning a five-year scholarship...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:19 PM
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| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:35 AM
The last couple of years have been big for Connecticut's neo-psychedelic soul trio the Stepkids. They released their debut self-titled album on Stones Throw Records to critical acclaim, made fans out of Radiohead's Thom Yorke and rapper Tyler, the...