Arts & Entertainment

Diane Warren on writing for Beyonce, Lady Gaga: 'They're not really divas with me'

The songwriter reflects on collaborating with performers, how a song changes (or doesn't) when an artist picks it up, and pitching "I Was Here" to both Simon Cowell and Beyoncé.

Breaking down the lineup for the 2016 Coachella music festival

LCD Soundsystem, Guns N' Roses and Calvin Harris headline this year's Coachella event, along with Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, Grimes and more.

Fans seek to preserve sci-fi legend Forrest Ackerman's home

For 57 years, Ackerman collected thousands of pieces of movie memorabilia while inspiring filmmakers, including Steven Spielberg. Fans want to turn his home into a landmark.

Coachella 2016: Lineup includes Guns N’ Roses reunion, Ice Cube, Sia, Calvin Harris

Guns N' Roses had previously been rumored to be reuniting for Coachella's 2016 festival.

New music from Daniela Mercury, Baaba Maal and more

If you don't have the time to keep up with the latest in new music, we've got the perfect solution for you: Tuesday Reviewsday

HBO's Michael Lombardo takes blame for Pizzolatto's True Detective 2: 'I set him up'

President of Programming at HBO, Michael Lombardo takes the "blame" for "True Detective" season two, discusses barriers to greater racial and gender diversity in executive suites, and why there's not more male nudity on TV.

Shakespeare's First Folio goes out on tour — but not to LA

The First Folio is the first printed collection of all of Shakespeare's plays, assembled by two friends after he died. Without it, plays like "Macbeth" might not have survived.

'American Idol': Final season starts Wednesday after 15 years

The singing contest, which begins its 15th and final season Wednesday, was a blockbuster that invigorated its network. It made stars of Kelly Clarkson and more.

Charlie Hebdo declares itself alive on attack's 1-year anniversary

In a special edition Charlie Hebdo's surviving artists and writers declared that the satirical newspaper is alive, but "the murderer is still at large."

George RR Martin admits 'Winter' isn't coming for a while

Martin missed his Jan. 1 deadline to finish "Winds of Winter," the sixth book in the Game of Thrones series. "You're disappointed and you're not alone," he writes.

You've heard of the nae nae dance. What about na goore?

Viral videos come from every corner of the planet. Here's a look at some of the year's most popular YouTube videos from the developing world.

Natalie Cole: Underappreciated but never forgotten

Cole, who ended Aretha Franklin's eight-year Grammy-winning streak, was influential and flexible and a phenomenal singer.

50 wonderful pieces of pop culture from 2015

Every year at this time, we look back on just some — just some! — of the stuff that was delightful in the past 12 months.

Security concerns, temperatures don't take fun out of Rose Parade

The parade kicked off under cloudless blue skies, where hundreds of thousands who camped out all night were determined not to let security fears or frigid weather get in the way.

In 2015, TV broke ground by showing relatable women in hijab

When Muslim women in headscarves appear on TV, it's often in the context of hate crimes, terrorism or politics. But in 2015, TV showed hijab-wearing women joking, coding and cooking up a storm.

Natalie Cole, Grammy winning singer, has died

Cole died Thursday evening at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles due to compilations from ongoing health issues, her family said in a statement.