1. Courtney Love to Defend Controversial Tweet on Monday

    January 13, 2014 12:19 AM EST This Monday, Courtney Love will go to trial in a groundbreaking case. The rock star will not only become the first celebrity to defend an allegedly defamatory tweet inside a U.S. courtroom, but she might have to address the wild and maybe uncontrollable way she's acted in the past. She&…

  2. Jury Deciding If Courtney Love Tweet is Defamatory

    December 21, 2013 6:24 PM EST At a hearing on Friday morning, a Los Angeles judge decided that a jury should decide next month whether Courtney Love defamed her ex-attorney in a tweet and news interview. The ruling means that unless there is an unexpected settlement in the next two weeks, Love will become the first…

  3. Courtney Love Telling Her 'Story' in New Autobiography

    October 21, 2013 8:18 PM EDT Morrissey isn't the only rocker getting in the autobiography game; add Courtney Love to that mix. The former Hole frontwoman and wife of Kurt Cobain will release her own memoir, published through Macmillan Publishers, later this year, Consequence of Sound reports . A posting on Amazon…

  4. Courtney Love Looks to Sue Ex-Attorney Over Bizarre Kurt Cobain Estate Fraud Claims

    September 18, 2013 2:07 AM EDT Courtney Love's unfettered love of social media has gotten her into much legal trouble over the years. In January, she is scheduled to go to trial for allegedly defaming her ex-attorney Rhonda Holmes in tweets and press interviews. The singer is charged with damaging the attorney'…

  5. Jay-Z Reveals Lyrics to Justin Timberlake-Assisted, 'Holy Grail'

    June 24, 2013 12:28 PM EDT The song references Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' lyrics. Jay-Z is surely not the first rapper to name drop Kurt Cobain in his music, but he may be the first to use the iconic rocker's lyrics. Courtney Love told Huffington Post that she gave Jay-Z permission to use…

  6. 12-12-12: 12 Things You Didn't See At the Sandy Concert

    December 13, 2012 2:40 AM EST Though there was tons to see onstage during the nearly 6-hour 12-12-12 Concert, which benefited the Robin Hood Relief Fund, there was plenty going on backstage amid a frenzy of set changes, rock legends and celebrity guests. Here are 12 highlights from the biggest concert of the year. CONCERT…

  7. The Beat: Lionel Richie and Jimmy Buffett Duet, Animal Collective's New Single Drops

    August 01, 2012 2:45 PM EDT On the Wednesday, Aug. 1 edition of "The Beat," host Jonathan Brooks is bringing you the latest music news -- what's making headlines and who's topping the charts -- straight from Music City, U.S.A. As J.B. wraps up his trip to Nashville, he dishes on Lionel Richie's…

  8. Courtney Love Delivers Personal Message to Lana Del Rey

    July 30, 2012 11:13 PM EDT Courtney Love wants to make sure Lana Del Rey knows what she's singing about. After the young singer covered Nirvana 's "Heart-Shaped Box" -- a track by Love's late husband Kurt Cobain's band, Nirvana -- Love tweeted at Del Rey. "You do know the song is…

  9. Splendour 2012: Smashing Pumpkins, Jack White Rock Down Under

    July 30, 2012 11:45 AM EDT Newcomers Azealia Banks & Lana Del Rey Hit Rough Spots During Three-Day Festival The Smashing Pumpkins , Jack White and Bloc Party delivered in a big way during their headline slots at Australia's Splendour in the Grass, which returned this year to its "spiritual home" in…

  10. Courtney Love Brushes Off 'Disgruntled' Ex-Assistant's Lawsuit

    July 11, 2012 4:25 PM EDT Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Claims Hole Rocker Asked Woman to Falsify Legal Docs Courtney Love 's publicist is disputing claims by the rocker's former assistant that she is owed unpaid wages and was subjected to unethical requests such as instructing her to hire a hacker and…

  11. Courtney Love Forfeits Rights To Cobain's Image To Daughter

    May 03, 2012 12:05 PM EDT Frances Bean Cobain, the daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, has obtained the rights to her late father's name, likeness and appearance from Love. The 19-year-old's mother has stepped down as Acting Manager of End of Music LLC, the business in charge of the Nirvana leader&…

  12. Hole's Eric Erlandson Talks 'Letters to Kurt' Book, Courtney Love

    April 17, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Eric Erlandson's new book, "Letters to Kurt" (as in Cobain), has not only returned the former Hole guitarist to the spotlight but will likely bring him back to public music-making as well. "I really am inspired to do a soundtrack to the book," Erlandson tells…

  13. Frances Bean Cobain Takes Aim at Courtney Love's 'Twitter Tirade'

    April 12, 2012 7:22 PM EDT Frances Cobain is calling for a Twitter ban on mother Courtney Love after a Wednesday rant that alleged Dave Grohl had made a pass at the 19-year-old. "While I'm generally silent on the affairs of my biological mother, her recent tirade has taken a gross turn," Cobain said in a…

  14. Hooked: Madonna's New Perfume Ad & Lady Gaga's Ponytail

    December 23, 2011 1:35 PM EST Time to get Hooked, our bite-sized roundup of fashion-drenched music news. Madonna Releases First Perfume Print Ad The very first print ad for Madonna's new scent, Truth or Dare, is out, although you may have already seen it. The ad is constructed from recycled images taken by Mert Alas…

  15. Courtney Love Facing Eviction from NYC Townhouse: Report

    December 15, 2011 11:25 AM EST Courtney Love is reportedly facing eviction from her 4-story townhouse in Manhattan's West Village for failing to pay rent and causing a small but damaging fire. According to TMZ , Love repainted and wallpapered the townhouse without owner Donna Lyon's consent. In addition, a fire…

  16. Courtney Love Erupts Over Kurt Cobain Pic, Bashes Foo Fighters: Watch

    November 14, 2011 4:30 PM EST While many are celebrating the tenth anniversary of Nirvana's "Nevermind" this fall, Courtney Love doesn't seem too sentimental. A fan holding a picture of her deceased husband, Nirvana leader Kurt Cobain, caused Love to storm offstage at a Hole show on Saturday (Nov. 12)…

  17. Courtney Love: If Kurt Cobain Were Alive, 'I'd Have to Kill Him'

    October 06, 2011 12:55 PM EDT With all the '90s grunge revivalism going around, it's hard not to ask Courtney Love what she thinks. To no one's surprise, she has quite a bit to say on the topic of her deceased husband, Nirvana leader Kurt Cobain . Seattle Sounds: A 20th Anniversary Celebration For a story…

  18. Fashion Week: Nicki Minaj's Gigantic Hair Bow, Plus Alicia Keys and Courtney Love at Alexander Wang

    September 11, 2011 4:15 PM EDT As the sun set on day three of NYFW, a trio of very specific trends have emerged that can be summed up in, yes, three words: bold, soft, and neon. Even though we are only a few days into fashion week, these three trends are taking a strong and powerful presence on the catwalk. From Alexander…

  19. Born in the U.S.A.: Top Artists by State, Readers Respond

    July 06, 2011 4:05 PM EDT As you hopefully celebrated July 4th with friends, family, food (up-close) and fireworks (from a safe distance), Chart Beat considered the musical artists most associated with each U.S. state . Billy Joel , for example, represented New York; Ray Charles , Georgia; and, the Beach Boys ,…

  20. Cortney Love Sued Again for Defamation on Twitter

    May 27, 2011 2:55 PM EDT It's been only a few months since Courtney Love paid to settle that unique lawsuit claiming she defamed a fashion designer via Twitter. Now the rocker has been sued again for comments made online, this time by lawyers who represented her in an effort to pursue money allegedly stolen from…

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