1. Despite Challenges, RaeLynn, Eric Paslay and Other Stars Don't Let Type 1 Diabetes Limit Their Dreams

    August 11, 2016 1:50 PM EDT Every once in a while during an Eric Paslay concert, you might see him grab a cup onstage and take a swig. His fans often go wild, thinking he’s getting liquored up. In truth, the cup contains orange juice, and Paslay, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes (an autoimmune condition also known…

  2. Exclusive: Steven Tyler to Headline Inaugural LaconiaFest on June 15

    April 27, 2016 8:00 AM EDT The inaugural edition of LaconiaFest has announced that  Aerosmith  frontman Steven Tyler  will headline the main stage on June 15, backed by his Nashville band Loving Mary. Tyler joins such previously announced headliners at the East Coast motorcycle music festival in Laconia, N.H. (June 11…

  3. Bret Michaels Ranks His Top 5 Hair Metal Bands of All Time

    November 12, 2015 9:00 AM EST When hair metal bands reigned supreme in the '80s, Poison definitely did their share to impact the ozone and populate the charts with anthems like “Fallen Angel,” “I Want Action,” “Nothin’ But a Good Time” and “Talk Dirty to Me” as well as such classic power ballads “Every Rose has Its…

  4. Kentucky Police Sergeant Covers 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn,' Bret Michaels Responds

    July 06, 2015 7:09 PM EDT A police officer in Lexington, Ky., answered a call to rock over the weekend, treating a public Fourth of July partiers to a cover of Poison 's 1988 power ballad "Every Rose Has Its Thorn." Sergeant Jason Rothermund was patrolling the downtown Lexington on Saturday when he…

  5. Janelle Monae, Jim James & More Stars Reveal Their Most Recent Reads

    May 22, 2015 3:30 PM EDT Death Cab for Cutie ’s Ben Gibbard Right now I am reading Karl Ove Knausgård’s My Struggle . It’s an autobiography about a guy who nobody really knows. He’s not famous, at least he wasn’t famous when he wrote this book, and he’s just writing about his life with this unbelievable transparency…

  6. Adam Lambert, Wiz Khalifa, Jordin Sparks and More Share Their Best (and Worst) Prom Memories

    May 18, 2015 2:50 PM EDT With tux-and-corsage season in full swing, music stars recount that special night -- binge drinking, blue suits and all. Adam Lambert "I went with a friend of mine who had this amazing body. She wore this really low-cut red dress, and I wore a black suit with a big red rose. I…

  7. Bret Michaels Returns to His Country Roots with New Album 'True Grit': 'This Has Been My Life Story'

    May 03, 2015 11:36 PM EDT Bret Michaels is a resourceful Renaissance man. From winning Celebrity Apprentice  to developing a top-selling line of products for PetSmart, the veteran rocker has continued to reinvent himself through talent, hard work and a maverick entrepreneurial spirit. With the May 5 release of his…

  8. Bret Michaels Back on Stage Following Health Scare, Kidney Surgery

    November 14, 2014 7:24 PM EST Former Poison frontman Bret Michaels made a return to the stage Thursday, just one week after a string of six hospital visits and kidney surgery. The show was a kind of tuneup and test run for a charity concert that Michaels, 51, is set to do Friday night in Fort Myers, Florida, according…

  9. 15 Musician Sex-Tape Scandals, From Tommy Lee to Usher

    November 13, 2014 2:54 PM EST News got out Wednesday that a sex tape featuring Usher and ex-wife Tameka Raymond was stolen and being shopped around, and the  singer's legal team is hot on the case .  Usher Hunting Down Stolen Sex Tape Like the rumors of an Iggy Azalea sex tape that surfaced in September , this…

  10. Bret Michaels Hospitalized for Kidney Surgery

    November 11, 2014 10:03 PM EST Bret Michaels recently experienced severe health issues, interrupting his Midwest tour dates in October.  The Poison frontman had been experiencing ongoing pains that caused him to cancel a charity event in Champaign, Ill. on Oct. 30, even though he tried to make it against doctors'…

  11. Naked Magazine Covers: Rihanna, Lady Gaga & More Go Nude

    November 16, 2012 4:45 PM EST Rihanna is the latest artist to appear nude on a magazine cover (for GQ's December issue), but she follows dozens of other artists who've stripped down over the past 30 years. From John Lennon on the 1981 cover of Rolling Stone, to Britney and Christina showing off their pregnant…

  12. Bret Michaels, Kristi Gibson End Engagement

    July 30, 2012 8:20 PM EDT Bret Michaels and longtime girlfriend Kristi Gibson have called off their engagement. Michaels' publicist, Joanna Mignano, said in a statement Monday the couple have separated. Michaels and Gibson have dated on and off for about 18 years. They got engaged in 2010. They have two daughters…

  13. Bret Michaels Enlists Lil Jon, Jimmy Buffet for Solo Album

    June 14, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Slew of Stars Help Poison Frontman on 'Bret Michaels and Friends: Get Your Rock On' B ret Michaels plans to release a new solo album this summer, which includes songs he recorded with a little help from his A-list rocker friends. The album, due sometime in late July, is titled "…

  14. 'Rock of Ages': Tom Cruise Called Cameron Crowe for History Lesson

    June 11, 2012 1:20 PM EDT At Hollywood Premiere, Cast & Crew Marvel at Actor's Transformation Into 'Sexy Rock n' Roll Monster' Hollywood transformed into an 80's version of The Sunset Strip on Friday as stars arrived for the premiere of "Rock of Ages," eager to celebrate Tom…

  15. Bret Michaels Settles Lawsuit with Tony Awards, CBS

    May 15, 2012 9:50 AM EDT Bret Michaels and organizers of the Tony Awards have settled a lawsuit filed by the rocker after a 2009 incident in which he was hit in the head with a set piece and suffered injuries that he claimed contributed to a brain hemorrhage that nearly killed him. The confidential settlement also…

  16. Bret Michaels Gets Hospital Waiting Room Named After Him

    October 25, 2011 9:11 AM EDT A Phoenix hospital is injecting a little Poison into families waiting for sick loved ones, thanks to a donation from 1980s hair band singer Bret Michaels . The Poison frontman plans to announce Thursday that he is donating TVs and sound systems for a waiting room at the St. Joseph's…

  17. Pitbull to Headline Inaugural Latin Music Marathon

    October 14, 2011 9:35 AM EDT Pitbull will be the headliner of the inaugural Dodge Latin Music Miami Beach Half Marathon, taking place Dec. 11. The Miami stop is part of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon series, which takes place both in the U.S. and abroad. The ongoing series -- the next race is a 10k taking place in…

  18. Billboard Bits: Black Keys Nix 'Blakroc 2,' Adele's 'Someone' Video Coming Thursday

    September 27, 2011 6:54 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Black Keys Have "No Plans" To Release "Blakroc 2" Despite a teaser trailer that hit the web earlier this month, the Black Keys have announced that there are no plans to release "Blakroc 2,…

  19. Bret Michaels Wants Stevie Nicks for Next Album

    August 29, 2011 5:00 PM EDT If Poison frontman Bret Michaels has his way, his next solo album, "Get Your Rock On," will be a guest-studded affair that will feature Def Leppard's Joe Elliott and Phil Collen, Stevie Nicks, possibly members of Lynyrd Skynyrd and younger groups such as Pop Evil and My Darkest…

  20. Who's Who of Hair Metal React to Jani Lane's Death

    August 12, 2011 2:30 PM EDT The response to Jani Lane 's death in the glam-and-hair metal communities has been one of shock and disbelief, with former sunset strip denizens far and wide chiming in. Major artists ranging from Slash to Alice Cooper have lamented the loss, but we're also hearing from the where…

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