Police: Man arrested in connection with deadly shooting of Jacqueline Avant, wife of legendary music executive Clarence Avant
A 29-year-old man has been arrested in the death of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, who was fatally shot at the Beverly Hills, California, home she shared with her husband, legendary music executive Clarence Avant.
The joy of music returns for Grammy winners, performers
Beyonce, left, and Megan Thee Stallion accept the award for best rap song for "Savage" at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday, March 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish made history at the Grammy Awards. Just as joyously, dozens of creators largely sidelined for a year due to the pandemic got to make music again. 's topical “I Can't Breathe” won song of the year and Megan Thee Stallion was named best new artist. Further crowding the family trophy case is husband Jay-Z, whose songwriting on “Savage” earned him his 23rd Grammy on Sunday, and even their 9-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, who won best music video together with mom.
Who run the Grammys? Beyoncé becomes most decorated female act in Grammy history
Four women won the top four prizes Sunday, including Swift, who became the first female performer to win album of the year three times. Beyoncé — with her 28th win — became the most decorated woman in Grammy history. And 9-year-old Blue Ivy Carter — who won best music video alongside her mother — became the second youngest act to win a Grammy in the show’s 63-year history. Megan Thee Stallion, who won three honors, also made history and became the first female rapper to win best rap song. She's also the fifth rap-based act to win best new artist.
Dr. Dre back home after reported brain aneurysm treatment
Peter Paterno, an attorney for the rapper and producer, said Dre was home but offered no other details in an email exchange Saturday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)LOS ANGELES – Dr. Dre was back at home Saturday after being treated at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm. Peter Paterno, an attorney for the music mogul, said Dre was home but offered no other details in an email exchange Saturday. On Friday, actor and rapper Ice T posted that he had connected with Dre on FaceTime and that he had “just made it home. Dre founded Beats Electronics in 2008 with Jimmy Iovine, and six years later they launched a streaming subscription service, Beats Music.
Dr. Dre’s home targeted in burglary attempt following his hospitalization, police say
FILE - Dr. Dre attends a hand and footprint ceremony honoring Quincy Jones on Nov. 27, 2018, in Los Angeles. In a social media post late Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, Dr. Dre said he will be back home soon after the music mogul received medical treatment at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)Hours following the announcement that rap mogul Dr. Dre was hospitalized for treatment of a brain aneurysm, his West Los Angeles home became the target of an attempted burglary on Tuesday night, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. In 2014, Dre purchased a $40 million mansion in the neighborhood previously owned by Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen, according to Los Angeles Times. According to TMZ, officers believe the suspects targeted the mogul’s home after first reports of his hospitalization broke on Monday.
Dr. Dre recovering well after being admitted into hospital
FILE - Dr. Dre attends a hand and footprint ceremony honoring Quincy Jones on Nov. 27, 2018, in Los Angeles. In a social media post late Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, Dr. Dre said he will be back home soon after the music mogul received medical treatment at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Dr. Dre says he will be “back home soon” after the music mogul received medical treatment at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm. Several music artists and athletes paid tribute to Dre on social media on Tuesday. Dre founded Beats Electronics in 2008 with Jimmy Iovine and six years later they launched a streaming subscription service, Beats Music.
1984: The Year George Orwell Met Prince, Madonna, Michael, and Bruce
by megastars Michael Jackson, Prince, Lionel Richie, Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Wham!, Phil Collins, Tina Turner, Huey Lewis and the News, Cyndi Lauper, and Duran Duran were flying out of record store bins. And MTV played and played and played the accompanying videos. It’s got to be incredible.”LocalCommunityJournalismI Support Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free. Support UsBut then, just as jarringly, Matos takes deeper dives and offers more author perspectives on meatier chapters based around specific performers (Jackson, Prince, Madonna, R.E.M. Matos does leave one burning question hanging, though: What would George Orwell have put on his cassette mixtape to play on his Sony Walkman?houstonpress.com
How Eddie Van Halen transformed Michael Jackson's 'Beat It'
I went, ‘What do you want, you f-ing so-and-so!,’” Van Halen told CNN in 2012, 30 years after he worked on the song. When Van Halen arrived at the studio in Los Angeles, Jones told him he could improvise. I said, ‘Look, I changed the middle section of your song,’” Van Halen told CNN. After the record's release, Van Halen would remember shopping in a Tower Records while “Beat It” was playing on the sound system. "The solo comes on, and I hear these kids in front of me going, 'Listen to this guy trying to sound like Eddie Van Halen,'” he said.
Star Sightings: Jennifer Aniston Takes the Mic, Sam Smith Does Vegas Right and More!
The Murder Mystery star fielded questions from the audience at an Aveeno Microbiome panel discussion in Los Angeles on Oct. 1. Betty Who performed at Bustle's 2019 Rule Breakers Festival at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Brooklyn, New York, on Sept. 21. Olivia Culpo enjoyed a glass of Sterling Vineyards wine at the post-Emmys Governors Ball in New York City. Joy Behar was among the guests who came out to celebrate the legendary Patsy's Italian Restaurant's 75th birthday in New York City. Star Sightings: Evan Ross and Aaron Paul Celebrate Birthdays, Kimye Dine at Cheesecake Factory & More!