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  • La La Land director Damien Chazelle gets Netflix musical Series

    La La Land director Damien Chazelle gets Netflix musical Series

    It has been just over six months since the musical "La La Land" won a number of Oscars, including Best Director, Best Actress, Best Score, Best Original Song ("City of Stars"), Best Cinematography and Best Production Design. While it isn't the most successful movie musical in history, it did well...
  • 'La La Land' music duo lend talents to 'A Christmas Story Live' for FOX

    'La La Land' music duo lend talents to 'A Christmas Story Live' for FOX

    Music fans who enjoyed the songs of Academy Award-winning film "La La Land" will want to turn their attention to the small screen this holiday season. FOX announced via press release on Friday that they've enlisted "La La Land" songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul to bring their musical adaptation...
  • John Legend's 'La La Land' Oscar medley now available for purchase and streaming

    John Legend's 'La La Land' Oscar medley now available for purchase and streaming

    One of the inarguable high points of the 2017 Academy Awards was John Legend’s sublime medley of the La La Land soundtrack’s pair of Oscar-nominated songs. Now, thanks to Interscope Records, fans can purchase Legend’s chill-inducing rendition of “City of Stars” and “Audition (The Fools Who Dream...
  • Complete list of winners of the 2017 Oscars

    Complete list of winners of the 2017 Oscars

    The 89th annual Academy Awards just wrapped up on ABC, celebrating the best in movies from last year. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, it was a politically-charged evening full of surprises and one incredible flub that will go down in history as the most heart-breaking fiasco the awards ceremony has ever...
  • 5 things you didn't know about the 'La La Land' musical score

    5 things you didn't know about the 'La La Land' musical score

    Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling's smash hit musical "La La Land" is now an Academy Award nominee for Best Original Score and Best Original Song. But how much do you know about the music that earned those nominations? AXS has compiled a list of facts you didn't know about La La Land: Original Motion...
  • Lin-Manuel, Timberlake, Sting and 'La La Land' up for Oscars 2017 Best Original Song

    Lin-Manuel, Timberlake, Sting and 'La La Land' up for Oscars 2017 Best Original Song

    The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences announced the nominees for the 2017 Oscars on Jan. 24. A music veteran, pop star and potential EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award winner) will take on "La La Land," this year's most nominated film, in the Best Original Song category. Here's a...
  • 'Hidden Figures' and other surprises, snubs from the 2017 Oscar nominations

    'Hidden Figures' and other surprises, snubs from the 2017 Oscar nominations

    Instead of attending the usual bustling press conference at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, this year Oscar hopefuls and movie buffs were huddled around computer screens and mobile devices to watch and listen to this year's Academy Award Nominations.  For the first time ever, the...
  • 2017 Oscar Nominations: The complete list

    2017 Oscar Nominations: The complete list

    The Oscar nominations are in!  This morning, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs was joined by three previous Oscar winners -- actresses Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson, and three-time Cinematography winner Emmanuel Lubezki --  and two former Oscar nominees -- writer/director Jason Reitman and...
  • 'La La Land' Soundtrack tops Billboard Top Albums Chart

    'La La Land' Soundtrack tops Billboard Top Albums Chart

    On the heels of the film’s stunning success at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards, “La La Land’s” acclaimed soundtrack captured the number two spot on the Jan. 28 Billboard 200 chart. The record sold 42,000 album equivalent units, an increase of 83 percent from its previous position. As the album’s chart...
  • Golden Globe Best Original Song winners dedicate award to 'musical theater nerds' in Matt and Ben moment

    Golden Globe Best Original Song winners dedicate award to 'musical theater nerds' in Matt and Ben moment

    Tony Award-nominated songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul may have given us another unforgettable “Matt and Ben” moment when they took the stage on Jan. 8 to accept their first-ever Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for “City of Stars” from the Golden Globe record-breaking film “La La...
  • La La Blam: 3 reasons the Utah Jazz eked by the Lakers, 102-100

    La La Blam: 3 reasons the Utah Jazz eked by the Lakers, 102-100

    Once upon a time you could count on one hand the number of times the Utah Jazz went into Los Angeles and beat the Lakers. Nowadays, however, wins by the Jazz in LA are easier to come by.   Although the Lakers put up a valiant fight at the STAPLES Center, they eventually succumbed to the Jazz...
  • Rihanna, Thalia, The Weeknd, Ariana Grande and La La Land cover art

    Top 30 songs of 2016: Nos. 6-10

    2016 was filled with many surprises for better or worse. In terms of the music out this year, many of those surprises were music to the ears. Some artists returned with a vengeance and others continued to crank out great cuts. There were some breakout moments as well. With the year coming to a close...
  • Movie review: 'La La Land,' 'Jackie' and some movie called 'Rogue One' head to theaters this weekend, Dec 16

    Movie review: 'La La Land,' 'Jackie' and some movie called 'Rogue One' head to theaters this weekend, Dec 16

    Usually Christmas Day is the biggest day of movie releases in December, but this year it is today, Friday, Dec. 16, when three highly anticipated films all see release. Here is a brief review of all of the films opening today. "La La Land" Without hesitation, this is not only the best film of 201...
  • Listen: Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone shine in 'City of Stars' duet from 'La La Land'

    Listen: Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone shine in 'City of Stars' duet from 'La La Land'

    Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone's "City of Stars" duet premiered on Nov. 17. The two actors sing to the city of L.A. in their track for the "La La Land" soundtrack. "City of Stars" is one of the songs from the upcoming musical "La La La." The movie stars Gosling and Stone as a musician and actor...
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