There is a sketch comedy crisis in television, but it has little to do with "Saturday Night Live."
Boasting six nominations apiece, resurgent pop titan Justin Timberlake and collegiate hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis dominated the MTV Video Music Awards nominations, which were announced…
In making the jump from YouTube to cable on Nickelodeon, AwesomenessTV predictably has left the edgier bits behind — so as not to ruffle the feathers of parents of the target tween aud — with the…
Not since playing a corrupt Wall Street exec in "Boiler Room," has Ben Affleck shown such an evil turn as he does in the New Regency thriller "Runner Runner" that also stars Justin Timberlake.
French electronic duo Daft Punk hung onto the top of the U.S. chart for a second consecutive week as "Random Access Memories" enjoyed rare sales legs. The pair's Columbia album tracked sales of…
Producing platinum-selling albums wasn't always in the plans for David Foster, but it didn't take long for him to make the shift from playing on other people's sessions to producing other artists.
Getting lucky had nothing to do with Daft Punk's ascent to No. 1 on the U.S. album chart with its new "Random Access Memories." The French dance/electronic duo of Guy-Manuel de Homem Christo and…
Ed Shaughnessy, who held down the drum chair on "The Tonight Show" for nearly three decades, died May 24 of a heart attack in Calabasas. He was 84.
Janet Jackson's prolific career is marked by her irresistibly catchy dance anthems. And when she first broke through to the top of the charts with 1986's "Nasty," she established her own style…
After entering at No. 1 last week, rock band Fall Out Boy's "Save Rock and Roll" (Island) toppled to No. 5 behind a 76% decline, selling 36,000.
In normal times, the collapse of three storied record imprints into a single entity would be the music business story of the year, prone to intense scrutiny and second-guessing. So it was in certain…