Paul Smith, a jazz pianist, composer, arranger and conductor for such stars as Ella Fitzgerald, Sammy Davis Jr., Sarah Vaughan, Rosemary Clooney and Anita O'Day, died of heart failure June 29 at…
Bobby Blue Bland
Singer Bobby "Blue" Bland, one of the most prolific R&B and blues hitmakers of the '50s, '60s and '70s, died Sunday after a long illness. He was 83. Memphis' WREG-TV reported Bland’s death. The…
2015 is beginning to fill up with major franchises as sources confirm to Variety that “Jurassic Park 4” is moving to 2015. No exact date has been set yet but the next installment was originally…
Kid Rock's goal was to give back. To return concert-going to what it once was. A regular habit as opposed to a vacation.
In the race for Los Angeles mayor, Eric Garcetti will visit UTA on Thursday for a fund raiser described as a roundtable focusing on key entertainment industry issues, while an independent committee…
Despite another plunge in sales, Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" held onto the top of the U.S. album chart for a third week last week.
Pandora CEO Joe Kennedy will ankle the company as soon as a successor is named, the Internet radio giant announced Thursday in a conference call, along with its fourth-quarter earnings. The exec, who…
Singer Cleotha Staples, founding member of soul-gospel family act the Staple Singers, died on Thursday at her home in Chicago after a long bout with Alzheimer's. She was 78.
Ron Spaulding, former president of indie distributor Fontana, has been named senior vice president of sales for Capitol Music Group, the company announced today.
When it comes to the Directors Guild of America, Taylor Hackford is a traditionalist -- declaring that with his second two-year term coming to a close, it's time to hand the reins over to someone…
ABC is adding a Canadian scripted series to its summer lineup with "Motive," a crime drama from "Dexter" and "The Mentalist" exec producer Daniel Cerone.