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Recording Academy Names Harvey Mason Jr. President and CEO

The Recording Academy on Friday named Harvey Mason Jr. as president and CEO of the organization. “We are…

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Recording Academy Names Harvey Mason Jr. President and CEO

The Recording Academy on Friday named Harvey Mason Jr. as president and CEO of the organization. “We are delighted that Harvey will remain at the helm and continue to steer the organization

Former Hollywood Madam Heidi Fleiss Weighs In on Musical About Her Life

Heidi Fleiss’s colorful life has been given the musical treatment in Little Black Book, a Broadway concept album co-conceived by writer, composer and singer-songwriter Billy Recce and…

Gal Gadot Gets Backlash for Comments on Israel-Palestine Violence

Gal Gadot waded into the topic of the current wave of Israel-Palestine violence and, not surprisingly, is receiving some backlash online. The Israel-born Wonder Woman star was trending on…

Chrissy Teigen Apologizes to Courtney Stodden for Social Media Bullying

Chrissy Teigen has publicly apologized to Courtney Stodden after being accused of bullying them a decade ago, including telling Stodden to take their own life. Stodden, 26, recently called…

Beverly Hills Police Arrest 3 Suspects in Il Pastaio Shooting, Attempted Robbery

Beverly Hills police and the FBI on Wednesday announced that three suspects had been arrested in connection to an attempted robbery and shooting at the Italian restaurant Il Pastaio occurring in

Jay-Z, The Go-Go’s, LL Cool J Set to Be Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

On Wednesday morning, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced which of this year’s nominees will be inducted at the 2021 ceremony on Oct. 30 in Cleveland, Ohio. Alt-rock veterans Foo…

‘Baghdad Central’ Star Maisa Abd Elhadi Injured By Israeli Forces During Protest

Palestinian actress Maisa Abd Elhadi — who starred in Hulu’s Baghdad Central and last year’s Venice-bowing feature Gaza Mon Amour — has been injured after allegedly being shot by Israel police…

Usher to Host 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Usher is set to host the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards, it was announced today. The R&B star, who will also perform during this year’s show, was originally set to host and perform on the 2020…

Posthumous DMX Album of All-New Original Songs Is Coming Soon

A posthumous album of all-new material from late rapper DMX, Exodus, is due out on May 28 on Def Jam Recordings. X’s longtime collaborator producer Swizz Beatz is listed as both the…

The Black List and Google Assistant Announce Recipients for Storytelling Fellowship

Five fellows for the 2020-21 Black List and Google Assistant Storytelling Fellowship were announced Monday. The program will provide financial and creative support to five writers in the

J Balvin Says COVID-19 “Almost Killed Me” at ‘Vax Live’ Concert

J Balvin’s participation in Global Citizen’s Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World was personal. Balvin, who had revealed he battled COVID-19 last summer, said he does not want to see…

Lloyd Price, Singer and Early Rock Influence, Dies at 88

Singer-songwriter Lloyd Price, an early rock ‘n roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such up-tempo favorites as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” “Personality” and the semi-forbidden “Stagger…