| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Beyond its musical attributes, the exhilarating performance delivered by soul singer Sharon Jones and her band the Dap-Kings on Tuesday testified to the restorative power of music.
Other than her ultra-short hair, there was no outward evidence of the...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. MATT NATHANSON/ MUSICIANS ON CALL BENEFIT At singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson’s great show at Philadelphia’s Electric Factory in November, he spoke of his love for the city — how he...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Oprah Winfrey's OWN Network announced Wednesday an upcoming slate of projects featuring the likes of Toni Braxton, Octavia Spencer, Justin Timberlake and of course Oprah herself.
The network will make its first foray into the TV movie genre with "My...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Looks like Justin Timberlake is in mighty high demand.
Pop’s comeback kid is already slated to trot his 20/20 Experience world tour back through North America this summer -- including a gig at Staples Center on Aug. 12 -- but Timberlake will...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Ed Sheeran might be past his frizzy-haired Brit-folk phase.
A year after the young guitar-picker teamed with Elton John for a rather warbly performance of "The A Team" at the 2013 Grammy Awards, Sheeran released a new song Monday, one that trades the...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and Imagine Dragons lead the nominations for the inaugural iHeartRadio Music Awards.
Rihanna leads the pack with seven nods across five categories, including artist of the year, song of the year and best collaboration -- ...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Not two hours after he performed his passion project in an 88-seat theater on a recent Sunday night, Ross Golan made the rounds at a Grammy after-party hosted by Daft Punk, smiling as Jay Z and Beyoncé glided by and making nice with Madonna and Skrillex...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
For those artists who walked out of the Grammys empty-handed, they get another chance at a trophy next month at the Billboard Music Awards on May 18.
Lorde, a newcomer to the awards, and Imagine Dragons boast the most nominations with 12 each. Lorde took...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 3:17 PM
What does boy band sensation One Direction have in common with alt-rock-era stars Veruca Salt and R.E.M.? They're all among the acts who revealed that they'll be participating in the 2014 edition of Record Store Day, a promotional event geared toward...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
How much legwork does pop stardom require?
Next weekend Aloe Blacc will appear along with some of music's buzziest acts — OutKast, Haim, Skrillex, Lorde — at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the idyllic annual gathering near...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Walking out of a cramped, stuffy United Center boardroom two weeks ago, Michelle Harris told me that when she was younger and growing up in Chicago, "I dreamed of being a part of corporate America." She said this unequivocally, without a hint of guile,...