| May 5, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Janell reports on last night's American Idol:The show begins with the contestants already onstage and waving, and the judges already at the table. How can I describe their outfits completely when they’re sitting down? Steven Tyler is wearing a red.....
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Apparently I missed one heck of an opening competition night for "So You Think You Can Dance." (I was busy reviewing the Katy Perry concert.)Megan Mullaly (Karen from "Will and Grace") was a guest judge and it appears she took......
| Jun 22, 2011
| 10:02 AM
As Katy Perry sang raunchy songs and simulated sex acts on the Merriweather stage, she had some pipsqueaks in her audience, including Howard County Executive Ken Ulman's two little girls.
"There were moments when my wife [Jaki] and I looked at each other...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 3:04 PM
In February, the Decemberists found themselves at a place they never expected to be: No. 1 on the Billboard 200. This is a band that makes folksy, literary rock, often with obscure and historical references — rarely chart-topping material....
| Jul 7, 2011
| 9:18 AM
Adele, Lady Gaga, and Mumford & Sons have the highest-selling albums of the year, according to Nielsen SoundScan, which released mid-year sales figures Wednesday.
The three artists also have the top three digital albums from January through July 3, the...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:36 AM
When Sade's first concert in a decade was announced last fall, she was billed as the sole headliner. Interest was expected to be high because the British R&B singer hadn't toured in years.
But a couple of weeks after tickets had gone on sale for her show...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Looking for something to do this week? Check out our list of everything going on from 12/5-12/11.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
New Year’s Eve
The Young Turks (series debut; 7 p.m.; Current)
| Oct 4, 2011
| 11:27 AM
Katy Perry hosts “SNL” this week, so we asked our staff which singer, besides Justin Timberlake, they would like to see host next.
•••• Does Lindsay Lohan count as a singer? Editor’s note: Nope. Luke Broadwater,...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 8:44 PM
1. Rebecca Black
Today is not Friday, but Rebecca Black's unintentional parody of modern pop still (unfortunately) takes the No. 1 spot for 2011 viral hits. The original video racked up disproportionately more dislikes than likes, but its so-bad-it's-...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:12 PM
"Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter" (R). Lincoln vows to save America from the walking dead in this horror suspense thriller. With Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rufus Sewell and Marton Csokas....
| Jan 23, 2012
| 3:14 PM
At the 2:17 mark of Britney Spears' 2011 hit single "Hold It Against Me," dubstep entered the mainstream.
It had been bubbling around pop's surface before Spears put her glossy touch on it, but this was Top 40's most blatant — and effective —...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:57 PM
That download of an Angry Birds app, Katy Perry song, or "Captain America" movie could end up costing consumers more, thanks to a "digital products" tax proposal that's being pushed in Annapolis this year by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
The bill is part of a...