1. Rapper Webbie Arrested After Highway Chase

    September 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Webbie was charged with felony eluding, driving under the influence and misdemeanor possession of marijuana after a high-speed police chase in Hattiesburg, Miss. Rapper Webbie was charged with felony eluding, driving under the influence and misdemeanor possession of marijuana after a…

  2. Actor, Country Star Jerry Reed Dies At 71

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jerry Reed, a singer who became a good ol' boy actor in car chase movies like "Smokey and the Bandit," has died of complications from emphysema at 71. Jerry Reed, a singer who became a good ol' boy actor in car chase movies like "Smokey and the Bandit," has died…

  3. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Jonas Brothers extend their pop dominance on their third album, Irma Thomas gets a grand tribute with some of the the best pianists in the biz and Yung Berg makes good on his slow-building launch Bad By newcomer Janelle Monae's "Metropolis: The Chase Suite." The soundtrack…

  4. Diddy Hoping TV Still 'Works' For Him

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sean Combs aims to conquer the airwaves. His latest series, "I Want to Work for Diddy," premieres 9 p.m. EDT Monday on VH1, adding to a pair of Combs-produced reality shows on sister network MTV -- "R Sean Combs aims to conquer the airwaves. His latest series, "I Want to…

  5. Hilary Duff Enrolls In 'Cool' School

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hilary Duff has found a way to beat the heat, joining the cast of the new Polish brothers comedy "Stay Cool." Hilary Duff has found a way to beat the heat, joining the cast of the new Polish brothers comedy "Stay Cool." Duff co-stars in "Cool" with Winona Ryder,…

  6. Chasing Adele

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT At first viewing, 19-year-old Adele Laurie Blue Adkins' performance last August on popular U.K. music program "Later... With Jools Holland" is the picture of composure and grace. At first viewing, 19-year-old Adele Laurie Blue Adkins' performance last August on popular U.K…

  7. My Morning Jacket

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The guiding principle that "music is everything" has helped My Morning Jacket grow from humble roots in Louisville into the American rock band many feel is most likely to take it to the proverbial nex It's 4 a.m. on the last night of South by Southwest, and Jim James is belting…

  8. K-Fed Lawyer: Spears' Expanded Visits Recognize 'Progress'

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears will have expanded visits with her sons following a child-custody hearing that went off without a hitch Tuesday, capping a three-month period of relative calm and stability for the trou Britney Spears will have expanded visits with her sons following a child-custody hearing…

  9. Muse Chasing New Fans Across The Globe

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT While Muse has carved out a reputation for pushing musical boundaries, the British rock trio has been particularly busy of late exploring new routes to its fans. While Muse has carved out a reputation for pushing musical boundaries, the British rock trio has been particularly busy of late…

  10. Adele Inks U.S. Deal With Columbia

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Columbia Records will give hot British newcomer Adele's debut set "19" a summer Stateside release, through a joint venture struck with XL Recordings. Columbia Records will give hot British newcomer Adele's debut set "19" a summer Stateside release, through a…

  11. Jack Johnson, Basshunter Lead U.K. Charts

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson scored his second U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Feb. 10) as "Sleep Through the Static" (Brushfire/Universal Island) debuted at the top. "Now You're Gone" (Hard2Beat) by Basshunter featuring Jack Johnson scored his second U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Feb. 10)…

  12. Green Apple Festival Expands Concert Locations

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST In an ongoing effort to raise the profile of Earth Day (April 22), the third Green Apple Festival will expand this year with eight simultaneous concerts in city parks across the United States on April In an ongoing effort to raise the profile of Earth Day (April 22), the third Green Apple…

  13. Adele, Basshunter Top U.K. Charts

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Adele's debut, "19" (XL Recordings), entered the U.K. album chart at No. 1, delivering on the critical acclaim it has garnered, while "Now You're Gone" (Hard2Beat) by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Th Adele's debut, "19" (XL Recordings), entered…

  14. Scouting For Girls, Basshunter Lead U.K. Charts

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Scouting For Girls retained the No. 1 spot on the new U.K. album chart with their self-titled Epic debut, while "Now You're Gone" (Hard2Beat) by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theos did the same on th Scouting For Girls retained the No. 1 spot on the new U.K. album chart with…

  15. Kaki King / Jan. 20, 2007 / New York (Soho Apple Store)

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fingerpicking guitar prodigy Kaki King had laser eye surgery last week. Her eyesight, she said, once a ghastly -7.5 (meaning she could barely see a hand a few inches from her face) is now nearly 20/20 Fingerpicking guitar prodigy Kaki King had laser eye surgery last week. Her eyesight, she…

  16. Scouting For Girls, Basshunter Lead U.K. Charts

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST British trio Scouting For Girls completed their rise to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday with their self-titled debut album. Swedish DJ-artist Basshunter moved into a second week atop the singl British trio Scouting For Girls completed their rise to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart…

  17. Paparazzi Arrested For Chasing Spears

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Four paparazzi have been arrested for reckless driving while chasing Britney Spears' car in the San Fernando Valley. Four paparazzi have been arrested for reckless driving while chasing Britney Spears' car in the San Fernando Valley. Los Angeles police Lt. Mario Munoz said officers…

  18. No Sign Of Spears At Custody Hearing

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears was nowhere to be seen today (Jan. 14) as a Los Angeles court hearing convened in her child custody battle with ex-husband Kevin Federline. Britney Spears was nowhere to be seen today (Jan. 14) as a Los Angeles court hearing convened in her child custody battle with ex-husband…

  19. Chart Beat

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Darlene Love, Colbie Caillat, Alicia Keys and more! LOVE FOR CHRISTMAS: While having dinner the night before Christmas at the Daily Grill in Los Angeles, I heard songs from Phil Spector's "A Christmas Gift for You," and wondered if back in 1963, when the LP was…

  20. This Day in Music

    December 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Phish frontman Trey Anastasio is arrested early in the morning in upstate New York for driving while under the influence of drugs and with a suspended license. 2006 - Phish frontman Trey Anastasio is arrested early in the morning in upstate New York for driving while under the…

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