Music

Reaction to the death Wednesday of entertainment icon Dick Clark: ___ “Michelle and I are saddened to hear about the passing of Dick Clark. With ‘American Bandstand,’ he introduced decades’ worth of viewers to the music of our times. He reshaped the television landscape forever as a creative and innovative producer. And, of course, for […]

The falsetto singer announced that he is kicking off an all-album three-city tour that will begin in Los Angeles near the end of June. He’ll take his fans on a musical journey from the past to the present, wooing the ladies and teaching men how to love. Maxwell will perform just about everything on the […]

Forbes has just released its short list of hip hop’s wealthiest moguls, and Sean “Diddy” Combs tops the list with a net worth of $550 million. Jay-Z and Dr. Dre follow at No. 2 and 3, respectively, while Cash Money Records co-founder Bryan “Birdman” Williams and 50 Cent round out this year’s “Forbes Five.” Diddy, […]

Bajan pop star Rihanna is everywhere lately, starring in her own global reality show that she’s happy to share with her fans. Already a fan favorite on Twitter, she joined Instagram recently and has sent out 144 photos to her almost 600,000 followers. iPhone and Android users can find her at “Badgalriri.” (Among the Instagram […]

If you like to seduce or be seduced, chances are you’re familiar with the Detroit-based crooner known as KEM. Born Kem Owens, he struggled with addiction and homelessness before finding his way through music. His jazz-inflected R&B has been seducing his fans since the release of his debut CD “Kemistry” in 2003. His third CD, […]

“Purple Rain” singer Prince is indebted to a fragrance company for $4 million. According to a lawsuit, the legendary performer failed to promote a fragrance company’s line of scents in 2006. Allegedly, he pulled out of a Revelations Perfume and Cosmetics ad campaign at the last minute for products inspired by his album “3121.” The […]

If you can’t get enough of Beyonce, here’s more. Earlier this month, the singer launched her own website and gave fans and haters alike a view into her private life. Although no pictures included the newest member of the Carter clan, Blue Ivy, we got to see pictures of the singer offstage, with her husband […]

Mark DeBarge, the fifth child in the singing family, is reportedly in trouble with drugs. Law enforcement sources tells TMZ.com, DeBarge was in his hotel room with a woman early Wednesday morning — when the woman’s parole officer stopped by for a routine check-up. We’re told the officer searched the room and discovered narcotics. Once […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marc Anthony has made his breakup from Jennifer Lopez official by filing for divorce months after the superstar couple announced their separation. The Latin crooner filed his petition Monday in Los Angeles. He cited irreconcilable differences but did not put additional details of the split, including the date he and Lopez […]

Singer Monica has just released her latest CD “New Life” and she wants her fans to have their chance at one, too. Once known for dating men who lead troubled lives (one of her exes committed suicide, another, rapper Corey “C-Murder” Miller is serving a life sentence for murder and the father of her two […]

NEW YORK (AP) — After decades of making history, Herbie Hancock is ready to tell it. The award-winning, groundbreaking jazz performer and composer has a deal with Viking for a memoir expected in 2014. “Quincy Jones is a dear friend of mine and he keeps saying to me, ‘You’ve got to do a book,'” Hancock […]

CHICAGO (AP) — The first full day of jury selection in the Chicago trial of the man accused of killing singer and actress Jennifer Hudson’s family ended Monday without the seating of a full jury. William Balfour is accused of killing Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew. The 30-year-old Balfour faces a maximum life sentence if […]