Enigmatic R&B artist Prince is preparing to grace fans with a three-disc document of his spring North American One Nite Alone tour. "One Nite Alone... Live" will initially be available to members of the artist's NPG Music Club, but is expected to be given a wider release sometime this fall.
Liverpool pop threesome Atomic Kitten achieved a notable double on the new U.K. charts, announced yesterday (Sept. 15). As the group's cover of Blondie's "The Tide Is High" (Innocent/Virgin) continued its reign on the region's singles survey, its second album, "Feels So Good," became an instant No. 1 on the album chart.
The MGM film "Barbershop," which stars rappers-turned-actors Ice Cube and Eve, was clearly a cut above the rest this weekend at the box office in North America. The movie exceeded expectations and debuted with a sterling estimate of $21 million to take the top spot. If that estimate holds, the opening for "Barbershop" will historically be the third biggest in September after New Line's "Rush Hour" ($33 million) and Paramount's "Double Jeopardy" ($23.2 million).
Eagles singer Don Henley has urged California's Coastal Commission to severely limit development of Malibu. "Most people think of Malibu as movie stars and mansions and fancy cars," Henley told a public hearing in Los Angeles on Thursday.
Breakout Latin star Juanes has slated a brief U.S. club and theater tour to kick off Sunday (Sept. 22) in Houston. The Bud Lite-sponsored run comes in support of his latest album, "Un Dia Normal" (Surco/Universal Latino), and consists of 13 dates wrapping Oct. 19 in Fresno, Calif.
One of the Internet's leading purveyors of pornography has offered to purchase the Napster trademark and Web site address for nearly $3 million in hopes of cashing in on the bankrupt online file-swapping company's notorious reputation. Barcelona, Spain-based Private Media Group Inc. offered to snap up Napster's most valuable remaining asset -- its unique brand identity -- for 1 million shares of Private's common stock, the bidding company announced in a statement issued last week. told a public hearing in Los Angeles on Thursday.
Marie Fredriksson of the Swedish pop duo Roxette has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, her manager said today (Sept. 16). The small tumor was found after Fredriksson fainted and hit her head against a sink last Wednesday at her Stockholm home.