Christina Aguilera is set to be as ubiquitous on the fashion pages as she is on MTV as the new face of Italian label Versace. "It's just so great. I've got this ad campaign coming up with Donatella and Versace," Aguilera said on Tuesday just before taking her seat in the front row of Versace's autumn/winter 2003/2004 fashion show in Milan. "I'm very excited and this is a whole new world for me, so that's very exciting."
Great White's tour manager told Rhode Island investigators he has paperwork outlining the band's general use of pyrotechnics, but he said all the documents specific to the show that led to a deadly nightclub fire were destroyed in the blaze.
Former 2 Live Crew rapper Luther Campbell faces a felony charge after police said he led a sexually charged performance at a South Carolina nightclub. An arrest warrant was issued yesterday (March 5) for the 42-year-old Florida-based rapper on a charge of presenting or participating in an obscene performance.
With remastered reissues of the Police's entire catalog arriving in stores this week on both regular and Super Audio CD formats, the next Police items to surface over the next few years will probably come in the form of a group of DVDs, according to the band's longtime manager, Miles Copeland.
Madonna has revealed the track list for her highly anticipated new Maverick album, "American Life," due April 22. The 11-track set will be led by the title track, which is expected to be sent March 25 to U.S. radio outlets for airplay consideration. The album includes the cut "Die Another Day," Madonna's soundtrack contribution to the recent James Bond film of the same name. It reached No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100.
A sales rush following Norah Jones' five wins at last week's Grammy Awards propels her debut album, "Come Away With Me," back to No. 1 on The Billboard 200. In the week following the Grammy broadcast, the Capitol/Blue Note set sold a whopping 621,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The 331% sales increase for the album, which was No. 3 last week, sends Jones' to-date sales total over the 4 million mark.
Seven mothers of R&B/hip-hop artists who have lost their lives through violence or tragic circumstances will be honored Tuesday (March 11) at a New York event staged by the Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation (CWMF), founded in memory of rapper Notorious B.I.G. (aka Biggie Smalls).