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Jennifer Lopez will bring her It’s My Party Tour to Staples Center

Fresh off of her Vegas-style tribute to Motown’s 60th anniversary at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, actress and singer Jennifer Lopez announced her It’s My Party Tour, which includes a stop at Pechanga Arena in San Diego on June 10 and she’ll return to Staples Center on June 12. Lopez will be celebrating her 50th birthday while out on the road and on top of all of her own hits, there will also be a “World of Dance Experience” element included into the p...
Tags: Music, Nbc, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Jennifer Lopez, Las Vegas, Staples Center, Linkin Park, Southern California, Concerts, Stereolab, Anaheim, Marc Anthony


Why the 61st Annual Grammy Awards Telecast Was the Queerest, Fiercest, and the Best Yet

None Even if you didn't watch it, you knew that this year's Grammys were like any other's year's Grammy Award telecast: it was simply far, far too long.Yet that wasn't the only negative to be noted on the ceremony's 61st iteration. This time around, there were far too few awards were given out during the televised portion, several acceptance speech winners were played off (and twice abruptly cut off), one of the night's big winners wasn't even there (Childish Gambino/Donald Glover), and Recordi...
Tags: Feature, Music, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Dolly Parton, Smokey Robinson, Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Motown records, St. Vincent, James Corden, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center


Diversity wins as female artists and hip-hop triumph at Grammys

Kacey Musgraves, Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga and Cardi B took home major prizes in a ceremony that provided some landmark victoriesThere was no clear sweep at the Grammys on Sunday night, fitting for a show that has publicly struggled to address its issues with diversity. The 61st Grammys, held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, handed awards to a range of genre-bending musical, logging several notable firsts in the process. Related: Grammy awards 2019: full list of winners Continue readin...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Culture, Awards and prizes, Jennifer Lopez, Drake, Grammys, Staples Center, Cardi B, Cardi, Childish Gambino, Grammy awards 2019, Kacey Musgraves Childish Gambino Lady Gaga


2019 Grammy Awards Performances

The 61st annual GRAMMY Awards took over the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday night (Feb. 10), hosted by 15-time GRAMMYs winner Alicia Keys. Music’s biggest night was loaded with musical performances and collaborations from Camilla Cabello and Young Thug, Janelle Monáe, Cardi B, Post Malone, H.E.R., Travis Scott, Jennifer Lopez, Shawn Mendes, Lady Gaga, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the iconic Diana Ross, and more. *Stay tuned as performances are updated during the live broadcast Continue afte...
Tags: Television, Awards, Los Angeles, Jazz, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center, Diana Ross, Janelle Monae, Young Thug, Travis Scott, Cardi B, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Post Malone, Cardi, ALICIA


2019 Grammy Awards Performances: Cardi B, Janelle Monáe, Post Malone & More

The 61st annual GRAMMY Awards took over the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday night (Feb. 10), hosted by 15-time GRAMMYs winner Alicia Keys. Music’s biggest night was loaded with musical performances and collaborations from Camilla Cabello and Young Thug, Janelle Monáe, Cardi B, Post Malone, H.E.R., Travis Scott, Jennifer Lopez, Shawn Mendes, Lady Gaga, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the iconic Diana Ross, and more. *Stay tuned as performances are updated during the live broadcast Continue after ...
Tags: Television, Awards, Los Angeles, Jazz, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center, Diana Ross, Janelle Monae, Young Thug, Mike Dean, Travis Scott, Cardi B, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Post Malone, Cardi


2019 Grammy Awards: Rap and R&B Winners

Music’s biggest night is here as the 61st annual GRAMMY Awards takes over the City of Angels. Before the main event kicked off inside the Staples Center, hosted by Alicia Keys, the GRAMMYs honored many of today’s artists during the pre-show ceremony. Hosted by Shaggy, the key awards in the R&B and Rap categories were handed out during the pre-show celebration at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Childish Gambino lead the pack winning two awards for ‘Best Music Video’ and ‘Bes...
Tags: Beyonce, Microsoft, Christina Aguilera, Awards, America, Alicia Keys, Jazz, Drake, Pharrell Williams, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center, Miguel, Janelle Monae, Morton, Thompson


Pink kicks off Citi Sound Vault’s Grammy week series at the Hollywood Palladium

It has already been a big week for singer-songwriter and international pop star Pink. The 39-year-old was joined by her husband Carey Hart and their 7-year-old daughter, Willow, and 2-year-old son, Jameson, as she received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in West Hollywood on Tuesday. Her star ceremony was followed by an appearance on “Ellen” and the three-time Grammy winner is also up for best pop vocal album at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunda...
Tags: Music, New York, Beck, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Mars, Ellen, Muse, Citibank, Trevor, Pink, Stagecoach, Guy Fieri, Grammys


Producer Linda Perry says her Grammy nomination is really already a win

Of course singer-songwriter and noted music producer Linda Perry would be elated to walk away from the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night, Feb. 10, at Staples Center in Los Angeles cradling the shiny trophy for producer of the year, non classical, but as far as she’s concerned the nomination alone is really already a win. Perry is being recognized for her work on rising Los Angeles rock band Dorothy’s sophomore album “28 Days in the Valley,” the soundtrack to “Served Like a Girl,” a docum...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Christina Aguilera, Los Angeles, Sport, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Dolly Parton, Jennifer Aniston, Mick Jagger, Gwen Stefani, Cbs, Miley Cyrus


Cardi B, Post Malone, Janelle Monáe To Perform at 2019 GRAMMYs

The Recording Academy has announced the first round of performers ahead of the 61st annual Grammy Awards. Leading the way is Cardi B, who is nominated five times, including ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Song of the Year’ next month. Post Malone and Janelle Monáe, who are also nominated for ‘Album of the Year’ at the 2019 GRAMMMYs, are also set to take the stage. Camila Cabello, Dan + Shay, Shawn Mendes, and Kacey Musgraves make up the first group of performers revealed on Thursday morning (Jan. 17...
Tags: Kacey Musgraves, Los Angeles, Alicia Keys, Jazz, Cbs, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center, Music News, Janelle Monae, Cardi B, Post Malone, Malone, Recording Academy, Cardi, ET Continue


Alicia Keys to Host 2019 GRAMMYs

We’ve had plenty of time to mull over the nominees for this year’s GRAMMYs, which sees Kendrick Lamar lead the pack with eight nominations. But today, the Recording Academy has announced the host for this year’s awards: Alicia Keys. Continue reading below… “Come vibe with me when I host the Grammys on Sunday, February 10th at 8pm on CBS and CBS All Access. It’s gonna be a zone, zone, zone,” she promises, referencing one of her husband Swizz Beatz’s many catchphrases. IT'S OFFICIAL!...
Tags: Awards, Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Cbs, Grammys, Staples Center, Music News, Recording Academy, Swizz Beatz, Kendrick Lamar Drake Cardi, DsgsYqDNej Recording Academy GRAMMYs


Luke Walton says Lakers failing to execute on defense

EL SEGUNDO — Following the Lakers’ 113-95 loss to the Jazz on Friday night, center JaVale McGee expressed frustration with Los Angeles’ failure to adjust on defense to Utah’s pick-and-roll attack. Countless times, Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and center Rudy Gobert burned the Lakers, who used a deep drop to defend the pick-and-roll. “They were definitely just exploiting the pick-and-roll. I feel like they were getting too deep,” McGee said Friday. “Maybe we should have changed our coverage from a...
Tags: Utah, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Jazz, Jordan, Cleveland Cavaliers, Lebron James, Cleveland, Clarkson, Staples Center, Lakers, Knicks, Cavaliers


13 concerts that are going to be totally worth seeing in 2019

This has been a huge year for concerts and music of all genres in Southern California. From ginormous, multi-day festivals and spectacular one-offs, elaborate tours that stopped in a variety of local stadiums, clubs and amphitheaters and hard-to-get-into, exclusive small-venue experiences, music fans turned out in droves to catch these performances. Whether it was the double-header of hip-hop/R&B king and queen Jay-Z and Beyoncé at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, the first headlining arena show from ...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Jay Z, Church, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Wings, Things To Do, Soccer, Egypt, Ozzy Osbourne, Ariana Grande, Broadway, Hugh Jackman, Elton John


Ariana Grande adds an extra show at Staples Center to The Sweetener World Tour

Due to popular demand pop star Ariana Grande has added a second evening at Staples Center in Los Angeles to The Sweetener World Tour on May 7. Grande had already announced the stop on May 6 at the L.A. venue, as well as an evening at The Forum in Inglewood on May 10. Earlier this month, Grande released the much anticipated new music video for her recent single “thank u, next” which pays homage to films such as “Mean Girls,” “Bring It On,” “Legally Blonde” and “13 Going on 30.” She’ll be on the r...
Tags: Music, Nicki Minaj, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ariana Grande, Stevie Wonder, Florence, Staples Center, Concerts, Inglewood, Mike Shinoda, KROQ, Redondo Beach, Music + Concerts


Ariana Grande adds an extra evening at Staples Center to The Sweetener World Tour

Due to popular demand pop star Ariana Grande has added a second evening at Staples Center (1111 S. Figueroa St.) in Los Angeles to The Sweetener World Tour on May 7. Grande had already announced the stop on May 6 at the L.A. venue, as well as an evening at The Forum (3900 W. Manchester Blvd.) in Inglewood on May 10. Earlier this month, Grande released the much anticipated new music video for her recent single “thank u, next” which pays homage to films such as “Mean Girls,” “Bring It On,” “Legall...
Tags: Music, Nicki Minaj, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ariana Grande, Florence, Staples Center, Concerts, Inglewood, Mike Shinoda, KROQ, Manchester Blvd, Music + Concerts, Figueroa St


Stevie Wonder brings out superstar surprise guests and celebrates life, love and music at his House Full of Toys/Hope Benefit Concert

Stevie Wonder knows how to throw a party. His 22nd Annual House Full of Toys Benefit Concert, held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday night, Dec. 9, was a joyous occasion with lots of audience sing-a-longs, surprise superstar guests and it was an evening filled with love and hope. The annual celebration has served as a massive toy drive for the L.A. area as Wonder’s We Are You Foundation non-profit distributes the toys to children, people with disabilities and families in need during the...
Tags: Music, Texas, Holidays, California, Germany, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, House, Stevie Wonder, Willie Nelson, Florence, Staples Center, Nelson, Concerts


9 Grammy snubs, surprises and more as the nominations are revealed

Maybe this is the year Kendrick Lamar finally wins a Grammy for record, album or song of the year. His work on the soundtrack for “Black Panther” landed him eight nominations on Friday, the most of any single artist. Or maybe it’s the Year of the Women, with the nominations in those categories as well as best new artist tilted heavily toward in their favor a year after men dominated the nominations in the Big 4 categories. Brandi Carlile’s multiple Grammy nominations include album of the yea...
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Kim Kardashian, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Washington, Jay Z, Los Angeles, Sport, Kanye West, Sufjan Stevens, Things To Do, Soccer, Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar, Carrie Underwood


2019 GRAMMY Award Nominations Announced

The road to music’s biggest night starts now as the nominations for the 61st annual GRAMMY Awards are revealed. On Friday (Dec. 7), Janelle Monae, Alessia Cara, Shawn Mendes, and Apple Music’s Zane Lowe appeared on CBS This Morning to announce the nominees for the four major categories (Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Album Of The Year). The 2019 GRAMMY Awards will broadcast live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, on CBS at 8 p.m. ET. See the f...
Tags: Christina Aguilera, Awards, America, Los Angeles, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Cbs, Pharrell Williams, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center, Miguel, Music News, Thompson, Jay Rock, Alessia Cara


Kendrick Lamar is top nominee as women make a Grammy comeback

H.E.R. is a nominee for album of the year. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) By MESFIN FEKADU | AP Music Writer NEW YORK — The music of “Black Panther,” with Kendrick Lamar in its starring role, officially owns the 2019 Grammy Awards, where women are heavily represented in the major four categories following a year where their presence was barely felt. The Recording Academy announced Friday that Lamar is the top contender with eight nominations, including seven for his musical comp...
Tags: Music, New York, Taylor Swift, Christina Aguilera, Awards, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Kanye West, Things To Do, Soccer, Ariana Grande, Bradley Cooper, Jimmy Carter, Dj Mustard, Kendrick Lamar


Grammy nominations to be announced Friday with expanded top categories

Janelle Monae is expected to be one of the top nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards. (File photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES — After a two-day delay prompted by funeral services for former President George H.W. Bush, nominations will be announced Friday for the 61st Grammy Awards, with the field of contenders for top honors vastly expanded thanks to a new rule implemented in hopes of bolstering diversity. Under the change, the top categories of album, song, record and new artist o...
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Taylor Swift, New York City, Awards, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ed Sheeran, Bradley Cooper, Drake, Grammy Awards, Staples Center, Usc


2019 GRAMMY Award Nominations: Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Cardi B Lead the Pack

The road to music’s biggest night starts now as the nominations for the 61st annual GRAMMY Awards are revealed. Leading the way for the 2019 GRAMMYs is Kendrick Lamar. Despite not releasing a solo album, the Pulitzer Prize winner landed the most nominations (8) for the Black Panther soundtrack, where he served as lead artist and curator. Lamar is up for “Album of the Year,” “Song of the Year,” “Record of the Year,” and “Best Rap Song.” For “Album of the Year,” Kendrick faces off against Cardi...
Tags: Christina Aguilera, Awards, America, Los Angeles, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Cbs, Lady Gaga, Pharrell Williams, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center, Miguel, Music News, Thompson, Jay Rock


Grammy Nominees Announcement Moves To Friday, Apple Music Scores Co-Exclusive

The announcement of this year's Grammy nominees is shifting two days to Friday December 7th to not conflict with coverage of memorial services for former President George H.W. Bush. Some categories will be announced live on “CBS This Morning” and for the first time on Apple Music at 8:30 AM ET.  At 8:45 AM ET, the Recording Academy will announce the nominations across all 84 categories. The Grammy Awards will air live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 10, 2019.   ...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Cbs, Grammys, Staples Center, Music Business, Conventions & Awards, Indie Labels, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, George H W Bush, Recording Academy, Apple Music Scores Co Exclusive


50 fabulous acts that have played The Forum in Inglewood over 50 years

To kick off its 50th anniversary celebration, The Forum had soul and funk band Earth, Wind & Fire perform atop a float that looked like a mini version of the iconic venue this year during the 129th Annual Rose Parade in Pasadena on New Year’s Day. Though the indoor arena officially opened on Dec. 30, 1967 in Inglewood, it was a multi-use facility and one-time home to the Lakers and the Kings, and didn’t host its first concert until Jan. 22, 1968. The venue has undergone several renovations and h...
Tags: Music, England, Bruce Springsteen, London, Bono, Washington, Jay Z, Aretha Franklin, Beach Boys, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Wings, Things To Do, Soccer


Grammy Nominees To Be Announced Dec. 5

The Grammy Awards final nominees will be announced on December 5th , starting with the announcement of top categories on CBS This Morning starting at 8:30 a.m. ET. Approximately 15 minutes later, the Recording Academy will reveal the nominees in all 84 categories on grammy.com and social media. The 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be held on Feb. 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in LA. It will honor the best recordings, compositions and artists from Oct. 1, 2017, to Sept. 30, 2018. ...
Tags: Music, La, Cbs, Grammys, Staples Center, Music Business, Conventions & Awards, Indie Labels, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Recording Academy


25 ho ho holiday concerts coming to Southern California this season

There are a lot of places to go and get your musical jollies this holiday season as numerous themed performances are happening  throughout Southern California in December. It’s that time of year when our favorite venues transform into winter wonderlands and big-name and legendary artists come to town to spread holiday cheer by cranking out renditions of songs we all know and to share the occasional original holiday contribution as well. Sometimes Santa Claus visits during these sets, there is fa...
Tags: Music, Holidays, Microsoft, California, Christmas, Disney, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Stevie Wonder, Brian Wilson, San Diego, Santa Claus, John Legend


Snoop Dogg to receive star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame will be unveiled Monday, Nov. 19, honoring 16-time Grammy-nominated rapper Snoop Dogg, four days before the 25th anniversary of the release of his debut album “Doggystyle.” Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, legendary record producer Quincy Jones and the rapper Dr. Dre will join Snoop Dogg at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony in front of the El Capitan Entertainment Center on Hollywood Boulevard where Kimmel’s show is taped. The star will be the 2,651st since the completion ...
Tags: Music, Jimmy Kimmel, Martha Stewart, Disney, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Things To Do, Soccer, Mtv, Long Beach, Warren, Dallas, Las Vegas, LBC, Johnson


Justin Timberlake postpones tour stop at Honda Center in Anaheim next week due to illness

Singer-songwriter and international superstar Justin Timberlake has postponed a trio of stops on his The Man of the Woods Tour, including Tuesday, Nov. 20 at Honda Center in Anaheim, due to bruised vocal cords, a press release revealed. Timberlake has also postponed his shows in Portland, Oregon on Friday and in Sacramento on Sunday. The tour will resume at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Nov. 27. “Justin Timberlake is sorry for the incontinence to his fans and looks forward to seeing ...
Tags: Music, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Portland Oregon, Justin Timberlake, Staples Center, Robin Thicke, Concerts, Anaheim, Honda Center, Lukas Nelson, Timberlake, Roy Clark


A Perfect Circle is bringing new music to Honda Center and you should leave your cell phone in your pocket

It has been 14 years, but rock supergroup A Perfect Circle, spearheaded by vocalist Maynard James Keenan and guitarist Billy Howerdel, have made good on its word to deliver new music. On April 20, in between the band’s two performances at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, its fourth album, “Eat the Elephant,” was released. In the months leading up to the full album being dropped, the quintet teased with the singles “Doomed,” “Disillusioned,” “TalkTalk” and “So Long, And Thanks...
Tags: Europe, Music, Sport, Pink Floyd, Things To Do, Soccer, Queens, Arizona, Queen, States, Coachella, Honda, Staples Center, Greg Edwards, Autolux, Anaheim


WATCH: Rajon Rondo & Chris Paul Fight in 4th Quarter of Lakers-Rockets Matchup

LeBron James made his Staples Center debut Saturday night (Oct. 20) in his first official NBA game with Los Angeles Lakers.Though James’ first game as a Laker was supposed to be a big deal, it was overshadowed by a fight that broke out between Rockets player Chris Paul and Lakers player Rajon Rondo in the fourth quarter. With just four minutes left in the game, Rockets guard James Harden drew a foul while driving to the hoop, making a layup over Lakers forward Brandon Ingram to put the Rockets...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Fights, Sports, Basketball, Nba, Pop Culture, Jazz, Rockets, Espn, Lebron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Staples Center, Houston Rockets, Rajon Rondo, Chris


Drake Brings Out Lil’ Baby, Cardi B Performs with Migos In L.A.

The current Los Angeles run of the “Aubrey & The Three Migos” tour is turning out to be the hottest stop of Drake and Migos’ current arena trek. So far, the first two of seven nights have seen appearances by LeBron James, Travi$ Scott, Tyga, and the Chris Brown reunion. The special guests kept rolling in during night three on Sunday night, as Cardi B popped up on stage at Staples Center to perform “Motorsport” with the Migos. Drake had his own surprise for the sold-out crowd, bringing out QC...
Tags: La, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Jazz, Chris Brown, Drake, Staples Center, Migos, Cardi B, Cardi, Performances, Lil Baby, LeBron James Travi Scott Tyga, Migos Drake, Julia Beverly


Lukas Nelson talks new music, ‘A Star is Born,’ acting and more before the Outlaw Music Festival at the Hollywood Bowl

After pinging around on the East Coast for eight gigs, the Outlaw Music Festival Tour will finish off its run at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Sunday, Oct. 21. Now in its third year, the annual jaunt, which is carefully mapped out and curated with country music icon Willie Nelson at the helm, has featured a rotating roster of talent including appearances by Van Morrison, Neil Young, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Brandi Carlile, Terra Lightfoot, Greensky Blue...
Tags: Music, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Neil Young, Dave, Things To Do, Soccer, Bradley Cooper, David Bowie, Willie Nelson, Music Festivals, Woody Harrelson, Lady Gaga, Mars, Drake



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