Inglewood, California

  1. Madison Square Garden Acquires L.A. Forum

    June 27, 2012 8:51 AM EDT The owners of New York's famed Madison Square Garden on Tuesday added the Los Angeles Lakers' old stomping grounds, the Fabulous Forum, to its stable of entertainment properties in a $23.5 million deal. The Madison Square Garden Co. will ...

  2. Cali Swag District's M-Bone Killed in Drive-By Shooting

    May 16, 2011 12:21 PM EDT Montae Talbert, known as M-Bone of the West Coast hip-hop group Cali Swag District , was shot and killed late Sunday night (May 15) in a drive-by shooting in Inglewood, Calif., according to multiple reports. UPDATE: 3:00pm ET: Cali Swag District h ...

  3. Prince's 21 L.A. Shows: 17 To Go, But No One Knows When or Where

    April 22, 2011 2:52 PM EDT Even though Prince is amidst a 21 shows-stand in L.A. that began on April 14 at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., it's not at all clear where future shows will be held or where the tour will wrap-up. All Live Nation knows is that there will be ...

  4. The Billboard Q&A: Forum GM Gene Felling

    August 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Concert business veteran Gene Felling, who served as GM of Inglewood, Calif.'s Forum from 2005-2007 is returning to his old post at the legendary arena. Facility management company VenuWorks has signed a memo of understanding with the 18,000- ...

  5. Christina Aguilera Set For NBA Game 7

    June 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As she did just prior to game six of the NBA Finals, Christina Aguilera will again perform the U.S. national anthem, this time for game seven between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angele's Lakers. The winner-takes-all game is tonight (June 1 ...

  6. Monica Games Up For NBA Finals

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT R&B star Monica will perform the national anthem at game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday (June 8) between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston. The performance will be televised live on ABC in the U.S. ...

  7. Staples Signs Lifetime Naming Rights Deal With AEG

    October 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Staples Inc bought lifetime naming rights for the Los Angeles sports arena that carries its name. The office supply retailer paid a previously negotiated fee to sports and entertainment firm AEG extending Staples' original 20-year naming righ ...

  8. Staples Center GM Lee Zeidman On Michael Jackson Memorial

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of the Tuesday memorial service for Michael Jackson in downtown Los Angeles had only five days to plan the massive event, but the tribute "couldn't have gone any better," according to Staples Center and Nokia Theatre L.A. ...