| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The most prominent acts at Indio's Stagecoach Country Music Festival last year represented a diverse mix of men and women singing about family, tradition and "picture-perfect memories scattered all around the floor."
Twelve months later, the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Laura Benanti wants a bigger audience.
Not just for herself, mind you, but for all theatrical endeavors.
"I'm trying to do whatever I can to bring this art form to the next generation," the singer-actress says on the phone from her home in New York....
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:03 AM
The 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony may well go into the books for its "Who'd have thought?" surrealistic moments.
Yusuf, the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens, nailed one at the beginning of his acceptance speech when he quipped: "I never...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Linda Ronstadt doesn't quite get what all the fuss is about.
On Thursday she's being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, an institution created three decades ago to extend formal recognition to the most influential artists in pop music...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Teams Shakira and Adam stepped up and sang songs of their own choosing during Season 6's second night of playoffs on Monday. And they did it surprisingly well, leaving their coaches, who each had to pick only three singers to take through to the live...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:32 PM
"It's really cool that we can collaborate," Miranda Lambert says of teaming with Carrie Underwood on "Something Bad," from Lambert's forthcoming album "Platinum."...
| May 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Anybody who got through this Broadway theater season alive deserves to see "Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging!" -- the latest edition of the irreverent satirical revue that has no scruples and knows no shame. Forget the Tony nominations. Gerard...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 12:09 PM
“American Idol” winner Carrie Underwood, British pop phenom Ellie Goulding and radio hitmakers OneRepublic are in the running for Billboard’s Milestone Award.
Launched last year, the honor, which will be handed out during the 2014...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The "American Idol" Top 6 made like Donny and Marie Osmond, circa 1976, and went a little bit country and a little bit rock 'n' roll (the perfect fresh reference for pulling in that young demographic the show's been aiming hard for this season) on...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The cowboy rides away a winner, as veteran Texas singer George Strait collected the top honor for entertainer of the year Sunday at the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.
The fan-voted award comes as Strait is in the midst of his...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Hollywood business manager and accountant Gary Haber, whose clients included Carrie Underwood, Peter Frampton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Julianne Hough, Joe Cocker and screenwriter Les Bohem, died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 68.
Clients David Cook, Kris Allen...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Perhaps taking a cue from Beyonce’s showstopping, barely there Grammys dress by L.A. designer Michael Costello, country music divas embraced the sheer-and-sexy cutout trend on the red carpet at the American Country Music Awards held Sunday night...