"American Idol" contestant Chris Golightly was dropped from the top 24 semifinalists because of a "lack of veracity" during the audition process, a person close to the Fox TV show said Thursday.
Seven "American Idol" contestants can stop worrying, for now: They're in the top 24.
Ngoc Bay purses her feet together and glides to the left, then to the right, guiding her eight-year-old pupil in the subtle movements of the centuries-old Vietnamese opera.
Doug Fieger, leader of the Los Angeles-based power pop band the Knack who co-wrote and sang on the 1979 No. 1 hit "My Sharona," has died, The Los Angeles Times Web site reported.
Ellen DeGeneres hit the right notes with "American Idol" viewers.
It's a tribute to the Grammys' success at becoming more a musical spectacle than an awards show that on the night she made history, Beyonce was just another face in the crowd.
All eyes on the red carpet at Sunday's Grammy Awards went straight to Lady Gaga and her solar-system gown that was totally out of this world.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Etta James' son says the 72-year-old R&B singer is hospitalized in Southern California with a serious infection but he expects her to be released soon.
Roy Orbison will posthumously receive the 2,400th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, honoring a career that saw him become one of the first international rock 'n' roll stars.
Quincy Jones is re-recording the charity song "We Are the World" and sending the proceeds to Haiti.
This week guitarist Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine performed at the KIWA Cultural Center in Los Angeles to raise money and awareness for a group of Korean guitar workers.
If 2009 was any indication, the coming year could be a great one when it comes to music in Southern California. Chris Martins covers music for Spin, the L.A. Weekly and The Onion. He stopped by KPCC's studios to share some music from his favorite local bands.
Memorial plans are in the works for an influential California musician who left an indelible mark on music as a member of Janis Joplin’s band. Guitarist James Gurley died of heart failure over the Christmas holiday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The only daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love has been placed in a temporary guardianship, court records show.
For the first time Sunday, two Armenian music awards shows will be condensed to one, bigger show; the Armenian Music Awards and the M Club Video Music Awards. Think American Music Awards for Armenian performers. And the venue’s much bigger – the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.
Nominations for the 52nd annual Grammy Awards will be unveiled tonight, with hopefuls in the top categories announced during a concert at Club Nokia at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. Favorites include Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Kings of Leon, U2, Green Day, Black Eyed Peas and Eminem. The Grammy Awards will be presented Jan. 31 at Staples Center.