Our top moments of the week:
11. Best Mass Exodus: HBO's new series The Leftovers follows the aftermath of a Rapture-like event where 2 percent of the world's population mysteriously vanishes without a trace. Three years later, people are still mourning the sudden loss of their loved ones, as well as the famous ones that never returned. When Kevin goes to a local bar to get away from the hoopla surrounding the anniversary of that fateful day, a...read more
Donald Byrd, one of the most well-known jazz trumpeters of the 1950s, died Feb. 4 at a hospital in Delaware, The Washington Post reports. He was 80.
A spokeswoman for Haley Funeral Directors in Southfield, Mich., confirmed the death, but no cause was given. Reports of Byrd's death had been circulating on the Internet for the last week. Alex Bugnon, a...read more
We love musical divas. Love 'em. Can't get enough of them. They sing it but more importantly, they feel it. And for the most part, we felt the VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul special just as deeply.
Last night, the concert franchise that has been silent for too long returned with a femme-filled spectacle that was as big as some of the voices on the bill. Kelly Clarkson, Jill Scott, Jennifer Hudson ...read more