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  • Soweto Gospel Choir's songs of freedom

    Soweto Gospel Choir's songs of freedom
    In December, in the thick of tributes that poured in following the death of Nelson Mandela, South Africa's Soweto Gospel Choir chose to eulogize their leader with an abrupt, but no less affecting, flash-mob-style performance in a grocery store. Posing...
  • DreamWorks Trio Endorses Bobby Shriver for L.A. Supervisor

    The DreamWorks trio of David Geffen, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg are endorsing Bobby Shriver in his race for Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. They sent out a fundraising letter earlier this week, noting that during eight years on...
  • Why Ellen Was the Best Oscars Host Since Billy Crystal

    Ellen DeGeneres will go down in history as the first Oscars host to Tweet a group selfie on the job, but she was also acted like she was among friends inside the Dolby Theatre on Sunday night. After last year's disastrous emceeing from Seth MacFarlane...
  • Academy Awards 2014: Weird, unexpected moments behind Oscar curtain

    Academy Awards 2014: Weird, unexpected moments behind Oscar curtain
    From Brad Pitt to the pizza guy, backstage at the Oscars was a site for surprises, smooches and last-minute prepping. After Pitt's "12 Years a Slave" won best picture, the actor-producer grabbed director Steve McQueen's face and planted a kiss on it....
  • Can this man save the music business?

    Can this man save the music business?
    Lucian Grainge has a vision for the future of the music business that bears scant resemblance to the traditional record company playbook. He is putting songs on smartphones in Africa, reviving moribund American record labels and making Lorde into a...
  • U2 album, tour plans pushed back to 2015

    U2 album, tour plans pushed back to 2015
    This post has been updated. Please see note below for details. You might have thought everything was building toward a new U2 album and tour this year after the group’s performances at the Academy Awards and on the first episode of “The...
  • U2 still on track to issue album this year

    U2 still on track to issue album this year
    U2 is still on track to issue a new album this year, despite claims that the band has pushed the project and subsequent tour back to 2015. In December,  band members indicated to The Times that they were targeting a new album for an April release....
  • Golden Globes keeps it weird

    Golden Globes keeps it weird
    Combining movies and TV, a live broadcast and drinking celebs always creates the potential for oddness. But with the exception of the inevitable excellence of hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (who also won!), Sunday's Golden Globes was particularly strange....
  • Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams Rock Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Bash

    The Clive Davis-hosted pre-Grammy gala, which took place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Saturday night, often felt more like an unusually starry high school reunion than an industry mixer. With only a single award to get through and coming after a week'...
  • Film Review: 'Tattoo'

    Loose and ebullient, "Tattoo" sees worlds collide as the omnisexual leader of an anarchist cabaret troupe falls in love with an 18-year-old soldier serving Brazil's military dictatorship in 1978, just before the next year's amnesty law would commence a...
  • U2 talks of new album in the works, Nelson Mandela

    U2 talks of new album in the works, Nelson Mandela
    NEW YORK — Bono took a look around the cluttered recording studio, filled with Coke bottles and laptops and vinyl records, and turned to a reporter. 'I'm not sure where we put the crack pipe," he deadpanned, pretending to riffle around a coffee...
  • U2 to Receive Sonny Bono Visionary Award at Palm Springs Film Festival

    The Palm Springs Film Festival will present U2 with the Sonny Bono Visionary Award at its January 4 awards gala. The rock group's song "Ordinary Love" is featured in the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom." "We normally present the Sonny Bono...