Tag: music

Kacey Musgraves Huge Grammy Award Winner

LOS ANGELES—Believe it or not, awards season is starting to wind down. On Sunday, February 10, the 61st annual Grammy Awards were handed out...

Size Does Matter!

HOLLYWOOD—Just like the film industry, the music industry seems to be judgemental with the weight of its female stars. Fat-shaming in Hollywood is nothing...

Breakout Star Of 2019: Jaida Dreyer

NASHVILLE, TN—After years spent in the shadows, writing hit songs for country music superstars including Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Jaida Dreyer...

Kendrick Lamar Leads Grammy Nominees

HOLLYWOOD—I’m so annoyed with the Recording Academy expanding the list of contenders for Album, Record and Song of the Year from five nominees to...

“Bohemian Rhapsody” Is Entertaining Fun

HOLLYWOOD—Like many of you I don’t have a vast amount of knowledge about the rock band Queen, so understand my delight for a film...

Free Winter Sounds Indoor Concert Series

WEST HOLLYWOOD—The city of West Hollywood will kick-off its 2018/2019 Winter Sounds Free Indoor Concert Series, on the second Saturday of the month at...

Politics And Music!

HOLLYWOOD—On Halloween, Kanye West said he was "distancing" himself from politics. He turned to Twitter, to let his fans know he was being used...

City Hosts COAST Open Streets Event

SANTA MONICA—On Sunday, October 7, COAST, Santa Monica's third annual open streets event, will be held by Metro. Two miles of open streets will be...

Is ‘Sweetener’ Worth The Hype?

HOLLYWOOD—Ariana Grande has been in the spotlight all summer since news broke of her break up with rapper Mac Miller in May, her engagement...

Cardi B Leads MTV VMA Nominees

HOLLYWOOD—The Grammy Awards might be the biggest accolade one can receive in the music industry, but there is another accolade that many consider worthwhile....

Arroyo Seco Festival A Hole In One

PASADENA—Summer means hot dogs, sweltering  heat, pools and Rockin' music festivals across the USA. The new fest on the block is the Arroyo Seco...

BET Awards Disturbing, But Leaves Hope

HELLO AMERICA!—I had high hopes this year when deciding to view the 2018 BET Awards, hoping it would inspire and indicate there was genuine...

Diva Time With Shirley “Hazel” Booth

HELLO AMERICA—When many of you read that I had been featured in the Broadway play, “The Desk Set” which starred Oscar-winning star Shirley Booth,...

DJ Khaled Leads BET Nominations

HOLLYWOOD—Well awards season may not actually be here just yet, but that doesn’t mean the trend isn’t about to kick-off for the summer months....

Summer Concert Series Starts In June

WEST HOLLYWOOD—West Hollywood will kick-off its 2018 Summer Sounds Free Outdoor Concert Series, which will take place on selected Sunday evenings at 5 p.m....

Celebrities At Coachella!

HOLLYWOOD—Celebrities flocked to Coachella in Indio, California, which began on April 13 and ends on April 22. Musicians, as well as celebrities who were...

Meet Me At Reed Event

SANTA MONICA—The city of Santa Monica announced the Second Annual "Meet Me At Reed" outdoor performance series. Set in Christine Emerson Reed Park, the free...

Secret Lives Of Classical DJs

UNITED STATES—They are a breed apart. Certainly the classical DJ cannot be made but is born, the mixture of low-key charm and effortless erudition....

Making It In The Recording Industry!

HOLLYWOOD—If you want to make it in the music industry, you need to know a few things in order to be successful. Think of...

Go Figure!

HOLLYWOOD—We all watched the Super Bowl, yes, about 106 million people watched Justin Timberlake's half time show. Timberlake's graced the Super Bowl stage three...
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