| Nov 10, 2009
It always seemed inevitable that the Green Day musical "American Idiot" would end up on Broadway. Packed with Tony-winning talent and possessing a ready-made fan base, the high-profile production is a marketing slam-dunk with blockbuster potential....
| Nov 12, 2009
Kicking off another typical seven-day workweek recently in the offices of his management company 19 Entertainment, Adam Lambert fixed his gaze on his own pretty face. Scattered across his publicist's desk were proof sheets from a photo session with the...
| Nov 22, 2009
| 8:35 PM
Nominations and winners for the 2009 American Music Awards. Winners will be in bold italics.
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Kings of Leon
POP/ROCK -- Favorite Male Artist
| Jun 2, 2009
| 7:56 AM
If a hurricane cuts through the middle of your living room during a party, do you keep dancing?
Dave Matthews says yes. "Alligator Pie (Cockadile)" is a Delta blues stomper based around the banjo, one of the instruments the African slave trade made All-...
| Jun 19, 2009
MINNEAPOLIS -- A replay of the nation's only file-sharing case to go to trial has ended with the same result - a Minnesota woman was found to have violated music copyrights and must pay huge damages to the recording industry.
A federal jury ruled...
| Jul 17, 2009
For a lot of casual filmgoers in their teens and 20s -- the ones yet to encounter a Charlie Kaufman script such as "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" or who haven't seen the bittersweet 1967 "Two for the Road," written by Frederic Raphael, or have...
| Jul 31, 2009
Here's a romantic comedy that remembers that the best romances have a touch of the bittersweet. That's the happy accident happily titled (500) Days of Summer.
How happy? This pairing of Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Lookout) and the quirky Zooey Deschanel...
| Aug 4, 2009
Reigning champ Britney Spears will contend again for the top prize at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards. Spears landed a nod for her video for "Womanizer," which competes for pop video as well.
For video of the year, Spears faces off against Beyonce ("...
| Dec 27, 2009
Rock drummers, some claim, are finely tuned athletes, as fit as any long-distance runner. But to get your head around that idea, you'll have to put aside all sorts of assumptions and stereotypes.
First, forget "Spinal Tap," that hilarious mockumentary in...
| Jan 31, 2010
Taylor Swift seemed to stun the audience in Staples Center tonight by snatching the final Grammy Award of the evening when the 20-year-old country-pop princess' best-selling collection "Fearless" was named album of the year, her fourth award of the night,...
| Feb 9, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- If the apocalypse is here, we might as well enjoy it. Stomp down the doors of your comfort zone. Hook up with unlikely new friends. Get noisy. Have a party before the flames consume us all.
That seemed to be the prevailing attitude...
| Apr 8, 2009
| 11:27 PM
Kristina Lee joined San Diego's FOX 5 news team in June 2008 as a general assignment reporter.
Since arriving to San Diego, she's covered everything from the presidential campaign, to sexy hotels. Some of her most memorable assignments include,...