1. Watch Steven Spielberg's Niece Get Eliminated on 'The Voice' Israel

    September 22, 2014 5:42 AM EDT After garnering worldwide attention, aspiring singer Jessica “Jessy” Katz , niece of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg , reached the end of her run on The Voice Israel . The 25-year old daughter of Playmount Productions president Na ...

  2. Watch Steven Spielberg's Niece Audition for 'The Voice' Israel

    August 13, 2014 5:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than two months after teasing its highly anticipated "Hollywood" blind audition, The Voice Israel finally unleashed its star power for season three: Contestant Jessica "Jessy" Katz , niece of Academy Award-winning filmmaker ...

  3. Jeffrey Ressner, Journalist Who Worked for The Hollywood Reporter, Dies at 56

    July 01, 2014 2:42 PM EDT Veteran writer worked for L.A.Weekly, Cash Box, Hollywood Reporter, Rolling Stone, Time Magazine and Politico in distinguished career. Jeffrey Ressner, a familiar figure on the local entertainment journalism scene who wrote for Cash Box, The Holly ...

  4. Scooter Braun: 10 Things You Didn't Know

    November 20, 2013 11:17 AM EST As Bieber’s manager and business partner, Braun's story has also become legend: from college dropout to So So Def Records marketing exec to Asher Roth manager, at which point, he stumbled upon a YouTube clip of a talented kid from Canada with ...

  5. Comic-Con's Most Unexpected Guests: Metallica?

    July 05, 2013 7:49 PM EDT Throughout its 40-plus year history, San Diego Comic-Con has become known for being the convention that can get guests that you just wouldn't find at other conventions, whether its classic comic creators like Charles Schulz or massive movie ...

  6. Neil Diamond, Barry Manilow Lead 'Capitol Fourth' Celebrations in DC

    July 05, 2013 1:16 AM EDT Thousands of Americans flocked to the National Mall to celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks display, performances by Neil Diamond and Barry Manilow and selections from the "Lincoln" score played by the National Symphony Orchest ...

  7. Xbox One, Microsoft's 'All In One' Entertainment Device, Set for Launch This Year

    May 21, 2013 4:45 PM EDT Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday took the wraps off of its next-generation Xbox One, a console designed to conquer the living room by attempting to unite major forms of digital entertainment into a single connected device. Whether Xbox One will succee ...

  8. 'Inventing David Geffen' Draws Springsteen, Iovine, Gordy, Dr. Dre To L.A. Premiere

    November 14, 2012 2:26 PM EST Jimmy Iovine, chairman, Interscope Geffen A&M Records and co-founder, Beats by Dre, arriving to the premiere of 'Inventing David Geffen' held at Writer's Guild Theater in Los Angeles, California. (Michael Tran/FilmMagic) The Wri ...

  9. David Geffen on New PBS 'American Masters' Film: 'Wow, Did I Do That?'

    September 27, 2012 3:40 PM EDT David Geffen (right) with Joni Mitchel (left) and Mama Cass (background) from the PBS American Masters program "Inventing David Geffen," which will air in November. (Photo: Henry Diltz) American Masters creator and executive producer Sus ...

  10. 'Inventing David Geffen' Documentary Premieres at Toronto Film Festival

    September 11, 2012 4:35 PM EDT A lively account of one of the most influential careers in modern showbiz, Susan Lacy's "Inventing David Geffen" works within a familiar format to sing the praises of a man who never did. An upcoming airing on PBS's American Ma ...

  11. David Geffen: 'I'd Kill Myself' Rather Than Get Into Music Business Today

    July 23, 2012 11:19 AM EDT When David Geffen allows the camera to be turned on him Nov. 20 for an American Masters documentary titled Inventing David Geffen , he will be described by friends, peers and adversaries as "passionate," "neurotic" and "gi ...

  12. Obituary: Robin Gibb (1949-2012)

    May 24, 2012 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 As a member of storied pop group the Bee Gees, Robin Gibb achieved international fame alongside brothers Barry and Maurice. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the trio also won nine Grammy Awards. However, a ...

  13. Robin Gibb of The Bee Gees Dies

    May 20, 2012 7:07 PM EDT Robin Gibb once said that "an artist is an artist because he is not happy with the world, so he creates his own existence." And the singer and composer, who died today at the age of 62 after a series of health issues, certainly created a ...

  14. Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees Dead at 62

    May 20, 2012 7:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees once said that "an artist is an artist because he is not happy with the world, so he creates his own existence." And the singer and composer, who died Sunday at the age of 62 after a series of health issues, cert ...

  15. Oscar Nominations Announced: 'The Artist,' 'Tintin,' 'Hugo' Up For Best Score

    January 24, 2012 9:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Nominations for the 84th annual Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday morning (Jan. 24), and while "The Artist," "The Descendants," and "The Help" all got their expected due, this year's music nominations were a ...

  16. Ken Russell, 'Tommy' Director, Dead at 84

    November 28, 2011 2:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Ken Russell got Oliver Reed and Alan Bates to wrestle naked, turned Vanessa Redgrave into a demonic nun and cast Ringo Starr as the pope. Critics and mainstream audiences often hated his films. Actors and admirers loved him. The iconoclastic British ...

  17. 'Last Airbender,' 'Dexter,' 'Falling Skies' TV Composers Talk Shop at BMI Comic-Con Panel

    July 22, 2011 5:04 PM EDT Panelists Sara Colleton (executive producer, "Dexter"), Daniel Licht (composer, "Dexter"), Michael Dante DiMartino (executive producer, "Avatar: The Last Airbender"), Bryan Konietzko (executive producer, "The Las ...

  18. 'Twilight' Rules MTV Movie Awards, Foo Fighters and Lupe Fiasco Perform

    June 06, 2011 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Apparently excited to continue last year's trend of dropping f-bombs in every segment, the MTV Movie Awards carried the swearing to an extreme Sunday night (June 5) at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles, with sweethearts from the cast of th ...

  19. NBC Orders Music-Heavy Fall Lineup after 'The Voice' Success

    May 15, 2011 4:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 NBC is banking on musical Mondays this fall, reserving the 8 to 10 p.m. block for competitions and the 10 p.m. hour for "The Playboy Club." The new Broadway-themed "Smash" will take over the 10 p.m. slot at mid-season. Music will ...

  20. Michael Jackson and MTV: M Once Stood For Michael

    July 03, 2009 11:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 To get a sense of the power that Michael Jackson had—seven years after "Thriller" changed the entertainment industry—check out a seldom-seen music video for his song "Liberian Girl." The 1989 video for a mostly forgotten song fro ...

  21. Anvil On A Roll As Film Hits Theaters

    April 03, 2009 3:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I don't believe miracles happen halfway," Steve "Lips" Kudlow says. "It took a lifetime for this to actually come to fruition, but this time I went up to bat and knocked it right out of the park." Anvil, the influ ...

  22. Prince Keeps Charting His Own Course

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At a recent New York celebration/concert for Prince's new book, late night had turned into early morning, the bar was closing and party organizers were deciding what decorations to pack up first. At a recent New York celebration/concert for Pri ...

  23. 6 Questions With Brian Tyler, Composer 'Eagle Eye'

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Take a little Alfred Hitchcock, mix in some Steven Spielberg, and add a killer (literally) car chase scene and what do you get? The Sept. 26 release "Eagle Eye," starring Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan in a big brother-esque thriller ...

  24. Bono To Receive Honorary Knighthood

    December 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Irish rocker and humanitarian Bono will become a knight of the British empire -- but the U2 frontman won't be called "Sir." Bono, 46, will receive his honorary knighthood from the British ambassador t Irish rocker and humanitarian Bon ...

  25. Two Sides Of Tyrese Revealed On 'Alter Ego'

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Originally due Dec. 5, Tyrese's double-disc R&B/rap effort "Alter Ego" will now arrive Dec. 19 via J. Originally due Dec. 5, Tyrese's double-disc R&B/rap effort "Alter Ego" will now arrive Dec. 19 via J. The hip ...

  26. NBC Uni Renews DreamWorks Bid

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT NBC Universal is back in the hunt to buy DreamWorks SKG. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- NBC Universal is back in the hunt to buy DreamWorks SKG. Although DreamWorks broke off exclusive talks three weeks ago, NBC Uni made a new offer on Oct. 14, accor ...

  27. DreamWorks, NBC Uni Talks End

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT DreamWorks SKG ended exclusive discussions with NBC Universal, which had made an offer to acquire DreamWorks for about $1 billion, Geffen confirmed Sept. 27. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- DreamWorks SKG ended exclusive discussions with NBC Universal ...

  28. Ill McLachlan Postpones Four Shows

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sarah McLachlan's last leg of touring behind her latest Arista album, "Afterglow," is off to a rough start. Sarah McLachlan's last leg of touring behind her latest Arista album, "Afterglow," is off to a rough start. Acc ...

  29. Downey Steals Show As John, Beatty Honored

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Elton John called his Kennedy Center Honor "icing on the cake," but actor Robert Downey Jr. got a frosty reception when he introduced the rock legend as "the other first lady." Elton John called his Kennedy Center Honor "ici ...

  30. Japanese Firm Sinks $100M Into DreamWorks

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Japanese publisher Kadokawa Holdings will acquire a 2.83% stake in DreamWorks SKG for $100 million. LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--Japanese publisher Kadokawa Holdings will acquire a 2.83% stake in DreamWorks SKG for $100 million. Under the dea ...

  31. UMG To Acquire DreamWorks Records

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Universal Music Group has reached an agreement in principle to acquire DreamWorks Records from DreamWorks SKG for about $100 million. Universal Music Group has reached an agreement in principle to acquire DreamWorks Records from DreamWorks SKG for a ...

  32. If you want to catch all of the behind-the-scenes

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If you want to catch all of the behind-the-scenes action on the set of this Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks film, this two-disc set will be just the ticket. A detailed documentary begins as the cast a If you want to catch all of the behind-the-scene ...

  33. Supergrass Coming Back To 'Life'

    January 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In 1995, amid the heady days of Brit pop, precocious U.K. rock trio Supergrass breezed to the chart summit with its guitar-fueled debut album, "I Should Coco." Seven years on, with many of its ...

  34. Britney Tops Forbes' Celebrity List

    June 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Using a formula that combines money and fame, Forbes magazine says Britney Spears tops its latest Celebrity 100 list. The 2002 list quantifies celebrity by combining earning power with star power, inc Using a formula that combines money and fame, Fo ...

  35. TMBG Moves 'No!'

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The release of the long-promised They Might Be Giants kids album, "No!," has been moved to June 11. Originally expected in April, the Idlewild Recordings/Rounder release will be issued as an enhanced The release of the long-promised They M ...