Spears' Live Set Surprises Vegas

Spears' Live Set Surprises Vegas

Partygoers hit the jackpot at the Palms in Las Vegas early yesterday (Sept. 14) morning when Britney Spears hit the stage unexpectedly.
Black Eyed Peas, Darkness Lead U.K. Charts

Black Eyed Peas, Darkness Lead U.K. Charts

Black Eyed Peas and the Darkness held steady at the top of the new U.K. singles and album charts, unveiled yesterday (Sept. 14). The Peas' "Where Is the Love" (A&M/Mercury) held off new singles from heavy hitters Dido, Gareth Gates and Christina Aguilera, while the Darkness withstood the challenge of a rock powerhouse of earlier vintage, Iron Maiden.
HOT PRODUCT

HOT PRODUCT

Previewing new albums from David Bowie, Aretha Franklin, the Blind Boys Of Alabama, and more.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Tenor saxophonist Paul Williams dies of cardiac arrest in New York. He is 87. Williams had a huge instrumental hit for Savoy Records in 1949 with "The Huckle-Buck," a honking rearrangement of Charlie Parker's "Now's the Time."
HEATSEEKERS

HEATSEEKERS

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'Cookout' Sizzles With Latifah, Ja Rule, Eve

'Cookout' Sizzles With Latifah, Ja Rule, Eve

Queen Latifah is grilling up "The Cookout." Joining her in the Lance Rivera-directed Lions Gate Films project -- which Queen Latifah co-wrote with her Flavor Unit Films partner Shakim Compere -- is a roster including Quran Pender, Ja Rule, Eve, Jonathan Silverman, Jenifer Lewis, Meagan Good, Tim Meadows, Farrah Fawcett and Danny Glover.
Goodnight, Thank You, You've Been a Lovely Audience

Goodnight, Thank You, You've Been a Lovely Audience

Hinged largely on the material from O'Connor's 2002 album of traditional Irish songs, "Sean-Nós Nua," this 150-minute DVD is a fitting farewell from the singer, who retired from music in July.
Heavier Things

Heavier Things

John Mayer's previous album, the breakout set "Room for Squares," peaked at No. 8 on The Billboard 200 nearly two years after its release.

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