| Jan 11, 2012
| 8:35 PM
President Barack Obama returned to the comfort of a supportive hometown Wednesday to raise campaign cash but also faced up to the discomfort of trying to re-energize a political base once built upon hope and change.
Speaking at the first of three...
| May 21, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Smart woman, that Kimbra. She's got a ready-made fan base built in after her turn on Gotye's winter hit, "Somebody That I Used To Know." Of course, she couldn't have know at the time that the tune would make it big--she just knows how to place her bets....
| May 22, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Jay-Z has decided to go vintage for his upcoming Made In America music festival.
The hip-hop mogul revealed Tuesday that he's tapped Pearl Jam to headline the upcoming Philadelphia fest along with him.
The Seattle rockers will play for one night only...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 7:49 AM
In the wake of the early morning shooting at an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater during a screening of"The Dark Knight Rises," studioWarner Bros. has canceled the Paris premiere of the film as well as interviews for "The Dark Knight Rises" cast.
| Feb 13, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The Grammys cast aside their celebratory vibe Sunday to pay tribute to singer Whitney Houston, whose death over the weekend hung heavy over the 54th annual awards show.
Until Saturday, the pre-show drama had focused on Adele and how the six-time-...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:54 PM
***1/2 (out of 4)Having limited exposure to previous work from Fun (an indie super-group comprising members of the Format, Anathallo and Steel Train), I showed up to the New York outfit’s sophomore full-length merely expecting some fun indie pop....
| Aug 10, 2012
| 4:20 PM
I grew up thinking the Olympics were boring and that the Summer Olympics looked mainly like an exhausting overnight camp I was glad my parents had not sent me to.
Today, with 24-hour cable coverage and the vast informational petri dish that is the...
| Apr 29, 2012
For years, L.A.-based author Lizzie Garrett Mettler thought "tomboy" was a dirty word.
"I was a definite tomboy when I was a kid," she says. "It was a nightmare for my parents to get me into a dress for a stretch of years."
As she became a teenager...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:13 PM
We could've sworn we heard women sing stuff and play music this year—and surely the 2013 Grammys will ultimately reflect that.
But it's a man's world tonight, with Kanye West, Jay-Z, fun., the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, Frank Ocean (who's...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 10:36 AM
NASHVILLE -- New York indie-rock trio Fun. and L.A.'s breakout R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece predominantly in the most prestigious Grammy categories.
Absent a single lightning rod artist such...
| Feb 13, 2011
| 4:32 PM
It was supposed to be Eminem's night Sunday. The night he was supposed to cash in on most of his 10 nominations at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards and complete his comeback from declining sales and drug rehab. It wasn't......