With seven nominations, Toby Keith leads the field for the 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley and veteran artist Johnny Cash follow with four nominations each. Vince Gill will host the Nov. 5 event, to be broadcast live from Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House on CBS.
A Queens, N.Y., woman has filed a lawsuit against hip-hop mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs for $5 million, claiming a bouncer at his Manhattan restaurant, Justin's, threw her to the ground and dragged her on the pavement.
Great White is continuing its club tour to benefit the victims and survivors of the Providence, R.I., club fire that killed 100 people during its February performance at the Station Nightclub. The Station Family Fund Tour will kick off with a Sept. 5 date in Springfield, Va.
The Strokes have finalized the major details of their highly anticipated sophomore RCA album. The set has been christened "Room on Fire" and will be released Oct. 21. It will be preceded by the single "12:51," which went under the working title "Supernova."
Legendary California rock act the Eagles will be celebrated with a two-disc retrospective, "Eagles -- The Very Best Of," due Oct. 21 from Warner Strategic Marketing. The 33-track set will include a newly recorded single, "Hole in the World," which is No. 71 in its fifth week on the Billboard Hot 100.