1. Michael Jackson's Son, Prince, Graduates High School

    May 30, 2015 10:14 PM EDT A big congrats goes out to Michael Jackson 's son, Prince , who has officially graduated high school! Prince graduated from Buckley High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif. on Saturday (May 30). A rep for the family has confirmed the news that was first shared by his proud aunt, La…

  2. Rapper Heavy D Dead at 44

    November 08, 2011 5:45 PM EST Heavy D , a rapper whose imposing size and crossover success helped make him a major rap star, died Tuesday afternoon at a Los Angeles hospital. According to confirmed reports , the 44-year-old rapper was found conscious on the walkway near his Beverly Hills home around 11:25 am when a 911…

  3. Michael Jackson's Family, Friends React to Murray Verdict: 'Justice Was Served'

    November 07, 2011 7:18 PM EST Dr. Conrad Murray was found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson on Monday, the climax of a complicated six-week trial that left Jackson's family and friends with strong emotions. "Justice was good today," Janet Jackson wrote on Twitter while in Australia. …

  4. Billboard Bits: Mick Jagger: Facebook Addict, Katy Perry Reveals New Single Art

    September 30, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Mick Jagger Addicted To… Facebook In a chat with USA Today, Mick Jagger admitted, "I spend way too much time on the computer and not enough time playing the guitar. There's an underlying problem of this…

  5. Michael Jackson Tribute Concert Big on Hoopla, Short on Details

    July 25, 2011 6:35 PM EDT Several members of Michael Jackson 's family held a press conference in Beverly Hills on Monday (July 25) morning to announce a tribute concert for their brother, who died two years ago. Aside from a location, a date and a name for the event, the famous family played coy with the details…

  6. Billboard Bits: Charlie Sheen Gathering with the Juggalos, SuperHeavy Gets Release Date

    July 07, 2011 7:28 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Charlie Sheen to Appear at Gathering of the Juggalos The festival curated by Detroit's hip hop outcasts Insane Clown Posse has booked some 20 acts for its 12th annual Gathering of the Juggalos festival. Among…

  7. Jermaine Jackson Signs Book Deal, Promises 'Loving Portrait' of Michael

    March 16, 2011 12:45 PM EDT A long-rumored memoir by Michael Jackson 's brother Jermaine is finally coming out. Touchstone announced Wednesday that Jermaine Jackson's "You are Not Alone: Michael: Through a Brother's Eye" will be released this fall. Touchstone, an imprint of Simon & Schuster,…

  8. Massive Crowd Expected For Michael Jackson Memorial

    July 07, 2009 9:44 AM EDT The curtain is slowly rising on Michael Jackson's last show. As in Jackson's life, Tuesday's public memorial at the downtown Staples Center includes the spectacle surrounding the show - legal drama, screaming fans, star power, live worldwide broadcast, unsavory accusations,…

  9. Ask Billboard

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about La Toya Jackson, Erasure and Madonna. STARTIN' OVER, BUT WHEN? Hi Keith, La Toya Jackson is rumored to have a new CD out soon titled "Startin' Over." Is there any truth to this and is there a release date? I know she…

  10. La Toya Starts Over In May

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jackson's return to the spotlight began last summer with the release of "Just Wanna Dance" under the pseudonym Toy. La Toya Jackson's bid for a comeback will finally take flight this spring. Although originally expected last fall, the album "Startin' Over"…

  11. Ask Billboard

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Alanis Morissette, Sarah McLachlan, Nelly Furtado, the Backstreet Boys and 'Toy' (aka LaToya Jackson). WHERE ARE MY LADIES? Keith, I love "Ask Billboard" [and] I have a question. A few years ago three women seemed to…