| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:27 PM
French electronic duo Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories” was named album of the year and its frisky hit single “Get Lucky,” with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, won for record of the year Sunday at the 56th Grammy...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:40 PM
It was clear from the start that Sunday would be a good night for Pharrell Williams. The Virginia Beach native had won a the Producer of the Year Grammy even before he stepped out on stage near the start of the awards show broadcast.
He teamed up with...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Great American music cities such as Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans have produced musical greats by the dozen, but Hampton Roads can also hold its collective head high in that regard. Even with a smaller population, the region has yielded a healthy...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos aren't the only entities who have a lot at stake when Super Bowl XLVIII debuts on Fox this Sunday (weather permitting).
With 30-second spots in the game going for around $4 million a pop, a lot of different...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Looking at this year's quintet of nominees for documentary feature, it's not hard to see them falling into one of two camps: art or war.
Both "20 Feet From Stardom" and "Cutie and the Boxer" are portraits of artists struggling for widespread recognition....
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:38 PM
The box-office underachiever "Runner Runner" ranked high in the home video market in its first week in release, but it didn't sell enough copies to take out "Despicable Me 2," which has now topped Rentrak's sales chart five weeks in a row.
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Clive Davis typically has many irons in many fires. So even though he's holed up in an elegant Beverly Hills Hotel bungalow he's had at his disposal "forever" — fielding phone calls, e-mails and, yes, even faxes while organizing the annual pre-...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Another example of eSports gaining mainstream traction comes from start-up Battlefy, which has just raised $1.3 million. When you look at who's investing in this new eSports logistics and management company, which makes it easy for gamers,...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Are people tired of Justin Timberlake?
The 18,000 or so packed into Staples Center on Tuesday night weren't. Strolling across the largest stage I've ever seen at the downtown arena, the singer basked in his fans' deafening adulation for a full five...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 8:52 AM
3 stars (out of 4)
Beyonce surprised even her most ardent followers a few days ago by releasing her fifth studio album, “Beyonce” (Columbia), in one giant package on iTunes. The 14 songs and 17 videos comprise a “visual album,”...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:02 PM
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With One Direction, Taylor Swift and and Justin Timberlake claiming trophies during Sunday's broadcast of the "American Music Awards," it's no surprise that the show claimed the week's top award on Twitter.
The show was...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:21 AM
The Art Directors Guild announced the nominations for its 18th annual awards on Thursday morning.
While the film side divides the nominations into period film, fantasy film and contemporary film, the TV side sticks to the tried-and-true divisions of...