1. Rihanna Announces 'Diamonds World Tour'

    September 07, 2012 12:45 PM EDT After opening the 2012 MTV VMAs, alongside A$AP Rocky , yesterday (Sept. 6), Rihanna announces her upcoming North American, 'Diamonds World Tour.' Rih Rih is kicking off the 'Diamonds World Tour' at Buffalo, NY on March 8 and will close her 27-city tour at the Barclays…

  2. NFL 2012 Kick Off Anthems: 15 Songs For The New Season

    September 05, 2012 6:10 PM EDT Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Gotye and more Hot 100 artists soundtrack our favorite teams and most notable players of 2012. With the champion New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys squaring off at the Meadowlands on Wednesday night (Sept. 5), another NFL regular season -- and its myriad story lines …

  3. Lady Gaga Unveils 2013 North America Tour Dates

    September 05, 2012 12:25 PM EDT Lady Gaga will finally bring her Born This Way Ball tour to North America in early 2013, after already performing her latest opus in Asia, Australia, and Europe. Twenty-six new dates in Canada and the U.S. were announced on Wednesday (Sept. 5). The North American leg will kick off on Jan. 11,…

  4. Madonna's MDNA Tour Hits North America

    August 28, 2012 10:55 AM EDT Madonna 's MDNA tour hits North American shores tonight with a show at Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center, having wrapped the European leg of the tour last week in Nice, France. The tour, which began May 31 in Tel Aviv, has grossed $115,701,909, with attendance of 985,340 to 33 shows…

  5. Rick Springfield Pleads No Contest in DUI Case

    August 09, 2012 8:53 PM EDT Rick Springfield has pleaded no contest to reckless driving and will serve probation to end a drunken driving case filed after his arrest last year. The rocker's attorney Philip Cohen entered the plea to a misdemeanor charge of reckless driving "with driving under the influence…

  6. Hot Tours: The Stone Roses, Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw, Madonna

    July 19, 2012 3:40 PM EDT English rock band The Stone Roses, on the road this summer for the first time in 16 years, takes the No. 1 position on the weekly Hot Tours ranking with ticket sales reported from three sold out shows in Manchester. The concerts on June 29, 30 and July 1 at Heaton Park were the group's…

  7. Hot Tours: Madonna, Lady Gaga, Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson Tour

    July 16, 2012 4:45 PM EDT Though her album "MDNA" has been a relative disappointment since opening at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 359,000 sold in its first sales frame (75% of its total to date), Madonna continues to be one of the world's top touring draws. The Material Girl tops Billboard's…

  8. Dirty Projectors Put a New Spin on the Hits for Energized Brooklyn Show

    July 13, 2012 5:45 PM EDT Despite the constantly-rotating lineup that is Brooklyn's Dirty Projectors , the group's incredible musicianship is undeniable. After seeing dozens of new bands timidly emerging from behind YouTube webcams with no stage presence, equipped with drummers who rush into the sunset on…

  9. Hot Tours: Roger Waters, Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw, Vans Warped Tour

    July 06, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Legendary rocker Roger Waters is No. 1 in this week's Hot Tours recap with $26.9 million in box office grosses reported from the final North American leg of the blockbuster The Wall Live Tour that wraps later this month. This week's tally includes the 16 performances that occurred…

  10. James Rosemond Admits to Tupac Shakur 1994 Shooting Involvement: Report

    June 25, 2012 8:22 PM EDT The mystery of the shooting that launched a coast-to-coast hip-hop feud may finally be over. James Rosemond, also known as "Jimmy Henchman," has reportedly admitted his involvement in a 1994 assault on Tupac Shakur that left the rapper shot, robbed and nearly dead at New York's…

  11. Phillip Phillips' Family Business Burglarized

    June 13, 2012 10:20 AM EDT While "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips was celebrating his release from the hospital following painful kidney surgery, crooks were vandalizing and robbing his family's pawn shop in Albany, Ga. Albany Sporting Goods and Pawn, located in the 1700 block of East Oglethorpe…

  12. 'American Idol' Winner Phillip Phillips Undergoes Surgery

    June 07, 2012 1:25 PM EDT The Singer-Songwriter Will Soon Embark on Season 11's Summer Tour After a painful several weeks, "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips has undergone surgery to remove massive kidney stones that sidelined him during his run on the Fox competition. "Surgery went well, he&…

  13. Queen's Jubilee Highlighted By Paul McCartney, Elton John

    June 04, 2012 6:45 PM EDT A glittering parade of artists from the 1950s to the present day - from Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones to Jessie J and Ed Sheeran - performed outside Buckingham Palace on Monday night (June 4) at the Diamond Jubilee Concert in honor of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. SLIDESHOW: See the…

  14. Jordin Sparks, Carrie Underwood Among Presenters for CMT Music Awards

    June 04, 2012 2:25 PM EDT Hollywood and Nashville will come together this summer for the 11th annual CMT Music Awards, hosted this year by country superstar Toby Keith and House of Lies actress Kristen Bell. A wide array of stars will be on hand for the June 6 ceremony, including presenters Carrie Underwood, Ashley…

  15. Justin Bieber Announces Arena Tour

    May 23, 2012 10:20 AM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen Will Open the 46-Date North American Tour Justin Bieber has announced the dates for his upcoming "Believe" tour, kicking off in support of his summer album on Sept. 29 in Arizona. His fellow Canadian and protégé Carly Rae Jepsen will open the 46-date North American…

  16. 'The Voice' Winner Crowned in Shocking Finale

    May 08, 2012 11:30 PM EDT The second chapter of "The Voice" came to a shocking close on Tuesday night during a star-studded live event on NBC. Guest performances from Hall & Oates, Lady Antebellum and a young up-and-comer named Justin Bieber only delayed what the night was really about: choosing a winner…

  17. Hot Tours: Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay

    May 04, 2012 1:50 PM EDT Radiohead scores a No. 1 ranking on the latest Hot Tours tally with ticket sales reported from two concerts in Mexico City during April. Touring in support of its album "The King of Limbs" released in 2011, the English rock band performed at the outdoor sports stadium, Foro Sol in…

  18. 'Once' Leads Tony Nominations, 'Spider-Man' Musical Snubbed

    May 01, 2012 10:50 AM EDT The low-tech musical "Once," based on the love story of a Czech flower seller and an Irish street musician in Dublin, got a leading 11 Tony Award nominations Tuesday, proving sentiment can sway nominators just as much as special effects. Two other musicals - "The Gershwins'…

  19. Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias Announce Summer Tour

    April 30, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Wisin Y Yandel Tapped as Openers for North America Trek Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez , two Latin pop stars undergoing impressive career revivals, have joined forces to co-headline a summer tour. The initial 16 dates of the North America trek were announced on Monday (Apr. 30), with…

  20. Hot Tours: Juan Gabriel, Bryan Adams, Van Halen

    April 26, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Latin superstar Juan Gabriel tops the weekly Hot Tours rankings with $3.4 million in box office grosses reported from multiple concerts at Mexico City's 9,600-seat Auditorio Nacional. With sellout crowds at all performances, a total of 47,394 tickets were sold for the five-show run on…

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