Under the banner Force of Nature for Tsunami Aid, a slate of star acts will perform March 18 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to raise funds for long-term rebuilding efforts in regions affected by the Dec. 26 tsunami in the Indian Ocean.
A public relations specialist testified today (March 2) in Michael Jackson's child molestation trial that a Jackson lawyer told her in the aftermath of a damaging documentary that the mother of the boy involved in the case would be made to look like a "crack whore."
Former B2K frontman Omarion's solo career makes a grand entrance this week, as the debut album "O" bows on top of The Billboard 200. The T.U.G./Epic/Sony Music set sold 182,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, 72,000 more than last week's No. 1, Ray Charles' "Genius Loves Company" which falls to No. 2.
The initial leg of Alan Jackson's What I Do tour will open April 22 in Las Vegas, with Sara Evans and the Wrights in tow. At deadline, 15 dates are confirmed though a May 22 show in Mansfield, Mass., with more than 40 expected in total.