1. Judge: Kanye West's Lawsuit Over Leaked Proposal Footage Can Go Forward

    March 18, 2014 4:05 PM EDT A lawsuit by Kim Kardashian and Kanye West over leaked footage of their marriage proposal can proceed because it does not violate the free speech rights of the co-founder of YouTube, a judge ruled Tuesday. The ruling came as Superior Court judge Ruth Ann Kwan rejected a motion by tech…

  2. Beastie Boy, GoldieBlox Settle Lawsuit Over ‘Girls’ Ad

    March 18, 2014 12:39 AM EDT A contentious legal battle over the use of the Beastie Boys' 1987 song "Girls" has come to a close with a settlement.  Toy company GoldieBlox, in a preemptive attempt to declare "fair use" of the track in a viral video, took the Beasties to court in Nov. 2013 to which…

  3. Chris Brown to Remain in Jail for a Month

    March 17, 2014 7:36 PM EDT Chris Brown will spend another month in jail after a judge said Monday he was told the singer made troubling comments in rehab about being good at using guns and knives. Brown, 24, was arrested on Friday after he was dismissed from a Malibu facility where he was receiving treatment for anger…

  4. Kanye West Accepts Anger Management, 2 Years of Probation in Battery Plea Deal

    March 17, 2014 5:45 PM EDT Kanye West pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor battery against a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport in a special plea in which he maintains his innocence. West entered the plea through his attorney and did not attend the court hearing. He was sentenced to two years of…

  5. Ryan Tedder Can't Stop: Working With U2, Elton John (and Everyone Else) While OneRepublic Enjoys Career Highs: Cover Story

    March 17, 2014 11:00 AM EDT The Undercover King of Pop: He made more than $2.5 million writing songs last year but doesn't know it. Now OneRepublic's lead singer, who claims to never check his money, is music's most prolific writer/producer Ryan Tedder is well over an hour into a high-voltage…

  6. Chris Brown Facing Court Over Rehab Dismissal, Faces Extended Jail Time

    March 17, 2014 4:23 AM EDT After a weekend in jail, Chris Brown is facing a court hearing over his dismissal from rehab and whether he should be given additional penalties, which could include more time behind bars. The Grammy-winning R&B singer spent the weekend in a downtown Los Angeles lockup after a judge…

  7. Chris Brown Arrested on Warrant in Los Angeles

    March 14, 2014 7:44 PM EDT The warrant was issued by officials overseeing Rihanna assault case Chris Brown was arrested Friday and will be held without bail on a warrant issued by probation officials in the latest legal entanglement for the R&B singer who has struggled to put his 2009 attack on Rihanna behind him.…

  8. Top 10 Quotes of the Week: Lorde, Justin Bieber, Cher, Jennifer Lopez & More

    March 14, 2014 2:30 PM EDT From Lorde's fear of adulthood to Keith Richards' views on being a grandpa, a look at who's saying what in music. "I'd let both those motherf*ckers drown!" - Jennifer Lopez The singer, replying to an L.A. radio DJ question asking whether she'd rescue Ben…

  9. Soundgarden Rocks SXSW With 'Superunknown' Set; Chris Cornell Talks Album's Anniversary

    March 14, 2014 3:42 AM EDT "If you can single out any of our albums as being, like, the most iconic one, it’s obviously this one," frontman Cornell says of 1994's "Superunknown." It turned out Soundgarden’s performance of its iconic “Superunknown” album on Thursday night (March 13) at the…

  10. Jamaican Dancehall Artist Vybz Kartel Found Guilty of Murder

    March 13, 2014 8:32 PM EDT Embattled dancehall superstar Vybz Kartel, whose given name is Adidja Palmer, was found guilty today of the August 2011 murder of Clive "Lizard" Williams. The incident allegedly took place at Kartel's home in Havendale, St Andrew. Williams’ body has never been found. The 11…

  11. Former New Found Glory Guitarist Accused of Lewd Acts With a Minor

    March 12, 2014 6:05 PM EDT Steve Klein was arraigned in December on two felony charges along with possession of child pornography Steve Klein was booted from New Found Glory back on Dec. 11 for unspecified "personal differences." Today, those differences became very clear. Court documents went public today…

  12. Kanye West Names Those Behind 'Coinye West' Cryptocurrency

    March 11, 2014 8:06 PM EDT This week, the digerati went nuts over Newsweek's controversial claims to have identified and located the creator of Bitcoin, Dorian Nakamoto. Meanwhile, Kanye West has been doing his own hunting. In January, the hip-hop superstar sued those allegedly responsible for the cryptocurrency …

  13. Accused Ashanti Stalker Demands to 'Switch Judges' Before Leaving Courtroom

    March 11, 2014 7:30 PM EDT A man accused of stalking Ashanti unleashed a rant in court today (March 11), demanding that his case "switch judges" before he was hurried out of a New York courtroom. According to the New York Daily News, Devar Hurd, 35, had a court date today for allegedly sending emails and…

  14. Justin Bieber DUI Trial Delayed Until May

    March 11, 2014 12:55 PM EDT Justin Bieber's Miami Beach trial date has been postponed until May 5, it was determined at a hearing Tuesday. Related Articles Justin Bieber Makes Surprise SXSW Performance, Dedicates Song To Selena Gomez: Watch Justin Bieber Flashes Contempt in Deposition Footage: Watch Police Release…

  15. Justin Bieber Skips Toronto Court Appearance

    March 10, 2014 1:06 PM EDT Justin Bieber is not due to appear at the Old City Hall courthouse Monday regarding a recent assault charge. Bieber's lawyer, Seth Weinstein, is instead appearing to answer a charge that the pop star assaulted a limo driver, Abdul Mohar, on December 30, 2013, after leaving a Toronto…

  16. Mistrial Declared For Rap Manager James 'Henchman' Rosemond in NYC Murder Case

    March 08, 2014 8:44 AM EST A judge has declared a mistrial in the murder case of a hip-hop promoter already serving a life sentence for smuggling cocaine. U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon made the ruling Friday in Manhattan federal court after the jury said it was deadlocked. Federal prosecutors had charged James…

  17. Chipotle Sues Frank Ocean For Backing Out of Ad Campaign

    March 08, 2014 7:11 AM EST Chipotle is suing Frank Ocean. Related Articles Suit Over Frank Ocean Track & New Congressional Copyright Proposal Expose Complications of Sampling Diplo, the Clash's Mick Jones, Paul Simonon Talk Collaborating with Frank Ocean on Converse's Three Artists, One Song Karen O…

  18. Shakira Returns With New Album, Steamy Rihanna Video, Country Duet: Cover Story

    March 07, 2014 12:40 PM EST It's late on a Wednesday afternoon, and a table in the foyer of Westlake Recording Studios in West Hollywood is laden with goodies: chocolate chip cookies, hummus and chips and a bottle of Patron Silver tequila with a card that reads, "Welcome back, Shakira!" But…

  19. Police Release Justin Bieber Urine Test Video

    March 06, 2014 7:35 PM EST The release comes after a judge ordered parts of the video blacked out to protect the singer's privacy Police video of Justin Bieber giving a urine sample for a drug test after his arrest on driving under the influence and other charges was released by prosecutors Thursday, with…

  20. Beyonce's Dad Granted Cut in Child Support

    March 05, 2014 9:22 AM EST A judge approved a substantial cut in the amount of child support that Beyonce Knowles' father must pay because his income dropped after his superstar daughter fired him as her manager. A ruling obtained by The Associated Press shows that a Los Angeles Superior Court judge cut the amount…

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