| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The family that plays together stays together. In the case of The Band Perry, that family also records massive crossover hits.
The country-pop trio consists of the three Perry siblings: Kimberly (lead vocals), Reid (bass) and Neil (mandolin and...
| Jan 28, 2012
Clare Fischer, a Grammy-winning pianist, composer and arranger who crossed freely from jazz to Latin and pop music, working with such names as Dizzy Gillespie, George Shearing and Natalie Cole as well as Paul McCartney, Prince and Michael Jackson, has...
| Oct 31, 2010
From onstage at the 32nd Carousel of Hope, emcee Jay Leno surveyed the crowd before him, describing the gala as one where "the audience is more famous than you."
The Oct. 23 affair at the Beverly Hilton had no shortage of star-power onstage or off. Tom...
| Jun 16, 2012
Actress on 'Moesha,' 'The Parkers'
Yvette Wilson, 48, a stand-up comedian and actress best known for her roles on the TV sitcom "Moesha" and its spinoff, "The Parkers," died Thursday after a battle with cervical cancer.
| Nov 9, 2011
| 7:54 PM
Rapper and actor Heavy D, who played an influential role in shaping
rap music in the late '80s and early '90s with a fusion of New Jack Swing and reggae, has died. He was 44.
Heavy D, who was born Dwight Arrington Myers, died Tuesday in the...
| Feb 6, 2011
In early September 2010, Bruno Mars found himself sitting in the posh lounge of North Hollywood's Larrabee Studios, a high-tech temple designed for creating pop-music smashes. Platinum discs from artists who've recorded there line Larrabee's walls, and in...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 4:57 PM
As the calendar closes in on Thanksgiving, California theme parks are already setting the table for the Christmas season.
Holiday fun in the form of Halloween, Christmas and New Year's helps fill the parks during the off-season once the spring break...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Beverly Hills police said Monday that they have no plans at this time to launch a criminal investigation into the death of Whitney Houston. The department described its probe as a "death investigation" and not a "homicide investigation," adding that......
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:40 PM
How did Whitney Houston die? Whitney Houston's cause of death won't be known officially for weeks, but the rumor mill was going full strength Monday with talk about whether prescriptions drugs and alcohol, drowning or even a heart attack caused by a mix...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Singer Whitney Houston's use of cocaine "exacerbated her heart condition" and played a role in her accidental drowning in the bathtub of a Beverly Hills hotel suite, Los Angeles County Chief Coroner Investigator Craig Harvey said. The long-awaited autopsy...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Whitney Houston funeral: Whitney Houston's may be invitation-only in the church, but the world has been invited to watch it online and perhaps on TV. Though there will be no large public memorial for Whitney Houston, a la Michael Jackson, the Saturday...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 9:42 PM
Whitney Houston's closest family and friends gathered Friday evening in Newark, N.J., for a private viewing of the body of the singer, who died Saturday at the Beverly Hilton. Whtiney Houston's mother Cissy Houston, daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown and...