| Feb 11, 2008
THE red carpet at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards threw into sharp relief just how safe female musicians are required to play it these days. The steady stream of jewel-toned gowns, softly waved tresses and unremarkable diamond baubles was eerily similar...
| Feb 10, 2008
Album of the Year: "River: The Joni Letters," Herbie Hancock.
Record of the Year: "Rehab," Amy Winehouse.
Song of the Year: "Rehab," Amy Winehouse (Amy Winehouse).
New Artist: Amy Winehouse.
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Mark Ronson.
| Feb 7, 2009
The rehearsals for the 51st Annual Grammy Awards could be considered the calm before the storm of the ceremony -- except, well, they haven't been all that calm and rain has been falling on Staples Center for days. The show will air live on the East...
| Feb 10, 2009
This year's Grammys parties, downsized because of the economy, made for more intimate affairs -- and tighter guest lists. So tight that Ne-Yo got turned away at his own midnight breakfast get-together Saturday at the Kress club in Hollywood. As one...
| Sep 7, 2008
LOOKING classic-casual in a summer blazer, gray fedora and matching silk scarf, Ne-Yo leaned over his laptop in a West Hollywood recording studio one mid- August afternoon, playing selections from "Year of the Gentleman," his third solo album, out Sept....
| Oct 19, 2008
GLIDING across the stage, crooning "come closer" over a driving beat, he manhandles the microphone stand like a modern-day James Brown. Only without the polyester jumpsuit.
Ne-Yo, the R&B triple-threat singer, performer and songwriter, is rocking a steel...
| Oct 20, 2009
| 12:48 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Rihanna debuted her new single "Russian Roulette" on her official website Tuesday morning.
The song, which is part of her new album "Rated R", is a slow-moving ballad in which she sings "You can see my heart beating. You can see it through...
| Dec 2, 2009
| 5:59 AM
Rated R (November 23rd, 2009/Def Jam)
Rihanna set up a definite contrast from her previous album, Good Girl Bad, that remains an international hit but the title fore told what Rihanna’s next move is in the music industry. “Rated R”...
| Jun 29, 2009
LOS ANGELES-- This years BET Awards show was heavily retooled and extended to honor the passing of Michael Jackson.
The show kicked off in the Shrine Auditorium with New Edition performing a medley of Jackson 5 hits, including "I Want You Back," "ABC,"...