1. John Mayer Receives UCLA Head and Neck Surgery Department Honors

    January 24, 2014 3:22 AM EST The UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery hosted its own version of a pre-Grammy party at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Wednesday evening, honoring John Mayer as a UCLA Luminary and rewarding the work of Dr. Gerald Berke who played a prime role in Mayer’s recovery. Berke noted that Mayer&…

  2. Vampire Weekend Rocks 'Diane Young,' 'Unbelievers' as Kristen Wiig Returns to 'SNL'

    May 12, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Kristen Wiig's return to the "Saturday Night Live" stage may have stolen a bit of the band's thunder, but Vampire Weekend came out swinging last night (May 11) on the newest episode of "SNL" Fresh off the release of "Modern Vampires of the City," the…

  3. Gavin DeGraw Booted From 'Dancing With The Stars'

    April 18, 2012 10:55 AM EDT The sweetness is gone for Gavin DeGraw on "Dancing with the Stars." The singer-songwriter and his professional partner, Karina Smirnoff, were bounced from the ABC show Tuesday after the judges' scores were combined with viewers' votes. DeGraw has been juggling "…

  4. Gavin DeGraw Talks Balancing New Album & 'Dancing'

    April 04, 2012 4:45 PM EDT The voters showed they weren't quite over pop star Gavin DeGraw and pro partner Karina Smirnoff on Tuesday night's "Dancing With the Stars" elimination round. Soap star Jack Wagner and partner were eliminated instead. But even though DeGraw doesn't admit it, getting…

  5. Gavin DeGraw: 'DWTS' Partner Is 'Kicking My Ass'

    March 19, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Says It Was Karina Smirnoff Who Asked Him to Join Cast of Season 14 The 14th season of "Dancing With the Stars" hasn't even started yet, and Gavin DeGraw is already getting his butt kicked. The singer has been joined on the road by his professional partner, 13th season co…

  6. Brandy Falls to Third Place in 'Dancing With the Stars' Semi-Finals

    November 16, 2010 10:04 AM EST There is officially one week left for this season of "Dancing With the Stars" and the competition is more intense than ever. With only one results show standing between the contestants and the final, Brandy took a critical tumble to third place. It was the R&B singer's Paso…

  7. Brandy Does the Rumba on 'Dancing with the Stars'

    October 12, 2010 1:12 PM EDT Things are officially heating up on "Dancing With the Stars," which aired last night (Oct. 11). Now only one week away from mid-season, it's becoming more and more evident who the front runners are. While many predicted that Brandy would be the person to beat, actress Jennifer…

  8. Brandy, Bolton, The Situation Cha-Cha On DWTS

    September 21, 2010 1:13 PM EDT Reality stars, musicians, actors, athletes and even a politician's daughter put it all out on the ballroom dance floor last night (Sept. 20) for the season 11 premiere of ABC's hit dancing competition, "Dancing With The Stars." Celebrities alternated between the Cha-cha…

  9. Def Jam Exec VP Shakir Stewart Commits Suicide

    November 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Def Jam executive VP Shakir Stewart reportedly committed suicide today (Nov. 1) in Atlanta, according to sources. No other details were available at deadline. Stewart succeeded Jay-Z at the top of the Def Jam executive VP Shakir Stewart reportedly committed suicide today (Nov. 1) in Atlanta,…

  10. Jonas Brothers Begin Second Week At No. 1

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite a huge drop-off from the gaudy numbers it posted last week, the Jonas Brothers begin a second week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "A Little Bit Longer." The Hollywood set sold 147,000 unit Despite a huge drop-off from the gaudy numbers it posted last week, the Jonas…

  11. Karina Pasian

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "It's crazy. It's all just really crazy," says an astounded Karina Pasian when asked about the current status of her music career. "It's crazy. It's all just really crazy," says an astounded Karina Pasian when asked about the current status of her music…

  12. Billboard Underground: Karina Nistal, Latch Key Kid, TL Cross

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Billboard.com keeps you up-to-date on the hottest unsigned acts. Check out new music from Karina Nistal, Latch Key Kid and TL Cross. Billboard.com keeps you up-to-date on the hottest unsigned acts. Check out new music from Karina Nistal, Latch Key Kid and TL Cross. News Karina Nistal …

  13. Billboard Underground: Karina Nistal, Latch Key Kid, TL Cross

    February 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST Billboard.com keeps you up-to-date on the hottest unsigned acts. Check out new music from Karina Nistal, Latch Key Kid and TL Cross. Billboard.com keeps you up-to-date on the hottest unsigned acts. Check out new music from Karina Nistal, Latch Key Kid and TL Cross. News Karina Nistal …

  14. Karina Nistal

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST If you happen to be in Houston during Karina Nistal's monthly residency at the GRAB (Game Room & Bar), you might learn her signature dance. If you happen to be in Houston during Karina Nistal's monthly residency at the GRAB (Game Room & Bar), you might learn her signature…

  15. Tunes On TV

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 18-24, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 18 "The View," ABC Featured artist: Frankie J (also scheduled: Suzanne Somers). "Fabulous Life of Snoop Dogg," VH1 Featured artist: Snoop Dogg. "Rock Star: INXS,…

  16. Latin Star Trevi Acquitted Of Rape

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fallen pop star Gloria Trevi, known as the "Mexican Madonna," was found not guilty yesterday (Sept. 21) on charges of rape, kidnapping and corruption of minors. Fallen pop star Gloria Trevi, known as the "Mexican Madonna," was found not guilty yesterday (Sept. 21) on…

  17. Eclectic International Soundtrack Backs 'Charlie'

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A wide range of music -- from 1980s New Jersey modern rockers the Feelies and U.K. post-punkers the Soft Boys to the afro-pop of Angelique Kidjo's and the internationally acclaimed electronica of Asia A wide range of music -- from 1980s New Jersey modern rockers the Feelies and U.K. post…