1. Paul McCartney Reissuing Wings' 'Band on the Run'

    September 16, 2010 5:35 PM EDT P aul McCartney is reissuing the 1973 album "Band on the Run" -- the best-selling record he made with Wings after his acrimonious split with The Beatles . McCartney's website said on Thursday the Grammy-winning album, which yielded hits like "Jet", would be re…

  2. Erykah Badu Gets Probation for Stripping

    August 17, 2010 1:32 PM EDT E rykah Badu has paid a fine and will serve six months probation for stripping off her clothes to film her "Window Seat" music video in Dallas, Texas, at the site where former President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, a city official said on Tuesday. The 39-year-old music star had…

  3. U2 'Spider-Man' Musical Hits Broadway in December

    August 11, 2010 10:05 AM EDT The long-awaited Spider-Man musical with music by U2 members Bono and The Edge, will open on Broadway in December, the show's producers said on Tuesday, after being caught in financial problems. "Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark," which has been in the making for several years and…

  4. No Charges Filed Against Michael Jackson's Other Doctors

    July 29, 2010 8:35 AM EDT State investigators probing the death of Michael Jackson have decided not to file charges against seven doctors who treated him, authorities said Wednesday. The doctors were part of an investigation by state Attorney General Jerry Brown's Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, spokeswoman…

  5. Justin Bieber to Guest Star on 'CSI'

    July 22, 2010 7:10 PM EDT Justin Bieber is turning his sights on acting, winning a guest role in the hit TV crime series "CSI", CBS television said on Thursday. Bieber, 16, will play a troubled teen who is faced with a difficult decision regarding his only brother. The pop singer will appear in the season…

  6. Charice's New Dream: Becoming a Lawyer

    July 14, 2010 8:56 AM EDT C harice Pempengco has a long-term plan that involves a different stage than the ones she has occupied since Oprah Winfrey dubbed her the "most talented girl in the world." Win a Charice-Signed Billboard Chart "I want to be a lawyer," the Filipina singing prodigy said in…

  7. Killers Singer Brandon Flowers Solo Debut Due In September

    June 24, 2010 2:09 PM EDT Brandon Flowers, the lead singer for The Killers will release his debut solo album titled "Flamingo" on September 14, Island Records said on Thursday. The label said the 29-year-old frontman of the Las Vegas-based band recorded the solo album working with the same producer from The…

  8. Belinda Carlisle Reveals Wild Side of Go-Go's Days In New Memoir

    June 08, 2010 4:29 PM EDT Singer Belinda Carlisle reveals a double-edged life in a new memoir from her burgeoning glory days in the all-girl band the Go-Go's to decades of cocaine use that masked her personal insecurities. "I was like the good girl, bad girl, there were no grey areas for me," Carlisle…

  9. Jackson, Brown Among Apollo's Walk of Fame In N.Y.

    May 11, 2010 7:24 AM EDT New York's Apollo Theater took on a touch of Hollywood when it began installing its own Walk of Fame with plaques that will honor entertainers including late singers James Brown and Michael Jackson . The famed Harlem auditorium has long been creating its own Hall of Fame list of legends…

  10. 'Idol Gives Back' Raises Nearly $45 Million For Charity

    April 23, 2010 7:07 PM EDT This year's "Idol Gives Back" television special raised almost $45 million for children's, hunger and health charities in the United States and Africa, organizers said on Friday. Sir Elton John , Alicia Keys and Carrie Underwood were among the stars who performed in…

  11. B'way Bow Of 'Love Never Dies' Delayed Until 2011

    April 07, 2010 7:10 AM EDT Broadway will have to wait a bit longer to find out what happens to Andrew Lloyd Webber 's Phantom. The producers of "Love Never Dies" announced that the sequel to "The Phantom of the Opera" will now open in New York in spring 2011 instead of this November. As a…

  12. DMX Ordered To Serve 6 Months In Phoenix Jail

    March 17, 2010 7:18 AM EDT A judge has ordered DMX to spend six months in a Phoenix jail for violating probation and to undergo a mental health evaluation. DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, admitted in court Tuesday (March 16) to a single violation of probation for failing a drug test last June. He was arrested…

  13. Sequel To 'Phantom Of The Opera' Opens In London

    March 10, 2010 7:58 AM EST Will the magic of the Phantom strike twice for Andrew Lloyd Webber ? The theater world will make its judgment after Tuesday's (March 9) premiere in London of "Love Never Dies," the sequel to Lloyd Webber's global hit "Phantom of the Opera." "Phantom" is…

  14. Peter Gabriel Ditches Guitar, Drums For Covers Album

    February 16, 2010 12:09 PM EST British rock singer and songwriter Peter Gabriel has taken what he calls the "scary" step of paring down a new album of cover songs confined to orchestral instruments and his voice. Called "Scratch my Back," the album is being released in the United Kingdom on February 15…

  15. Mary J. Blige, Andrea Bocelli To Sing For Haiti At Grammys

    January 27, 2010 4:33 PM EST Singer Mary J. Blige and Italian pop tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform Simon & Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water" at the Grammy awards on Sunday to raise money for victims of the Haiti earthquake. Grammy organizers said on Wednesday that audio and video of the special…

  16. Guns N' Roses Sued For Copying Songs

    October 06, 2009 8:59 AM EDT Two independent record labels sued U.S. rock band Guns N' Roses for $1 million, claiming the group used portions of two songs by a German musician on their last album "Chinese Democracy." Guns N' Roses and Universal Music Group's Interscope-Geffen A&M label were…

  17. Kanye West Outburst Mars MTV Video Music Awards

    September 14, 2009 8:24 AM EDT The MTV video music awards held on Sunday paid tribute to the late Michael Jackson , but was overshadowed by an outburst by rapper Kanye West , who interrupted an acceptance speech by U.S. singer Taylor Swift . West, who is known for his outspoken ways, jumped up on stage while the 19-year…

  18. 'Beatles Rock Band' Song List Revealed

    August 18, 2009 6:26 PM EDT A list of 19 songs by the Beatles including classics "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" and "A Hard Day's Night" for a new "Rock Band" video game were revealed Tuesday, leaving only one mystery title remaining. Other new tunes include "Ticket to Ride,"…

  19. Kiss Makes 'Sonic Boom' Set A Wal-Mart Exclusive

    August 17, 2009 10:15 AM EDT The self-proclaimed "hottest band in the land" is following the hottest trend in classic rock. Like Journey ("Revelation") and Foreigner ("Can't Slow Down") before it, Kiss ' new "Sonic Boom" is a three-disc set that mixes new songs and old…

  20. Beyonce, Lady GaGa, Britney Dominate MTV VMA Noms

    August 04, 2009 5:59 PM EDT Pop stars Beyonce and Lady Gaga on Tuesday each earned nine nominations for next month's MTV Video Music Awards, more than any other artist, while Britney Spears continued her musical comeback with seven nods. All three will compete for the honor of video of the year, with Beyonce…

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