1. Paul McCartney Weds Nancy Shevell in London Ceremony

    October 09, 2011 7:20 PM EDT A hint of autumnal Beatlemania was in the air Sunday as Paul McCartney , for the second time in his improbable life, climbed the steps of venerable Old Marylebone Town Hall to take himself a bride. True, thousands of heartbroken female fans crowded the columned building in 1969 when he…

  2. 'X Factor' Boot Camp Begins: 162 Contestants Enter, Only 32 Will Leave

    October 06, 2011 10:35 AM EDT More than 150 contestants made it through the "X Factor" auditions, but only 32 will continue on to the final competition. In the first 15 minutes of the "X Factor" boot camp round, that number was slashed down to 100. As bootcamp began, all 162 contestants and groups…

  3. Harry Shum Jr. Finds His Voice on 'Glee'

    October 03, 2011 9:00 PM EDT To the uninitiated, Harry Shum Jr. is jokingly known as the "Other Asian" on "Glee." He's been part of the hit show since the first season, joining the glee club as Mike Chang, the football player who can bust a move but can't sing. After a season of being…

  4. Paul McCartney Picks Wedding Venue: Same as First Marriage

    September 16, 2011 9:30 AM EDT Paul McCartney is set to tie the knot at the venue where he first married more than 40 years ago. Officials said Friday that the former Beatle and fiancee Nancy Shevell have posted a notice of intention to marry at London's Marylebone Register Office. Westminster Council said the notice…

  5. Paul McCartney to Talk to Police: 'Apparently I've Been Hacked'

    August 05, 2011 9:23 AM EDT Paul McCartney said Thursday he would contact police over his ex-wife's claim that the couple had been spied upon by a British newspaper. In comments to U.S. television journalists delivered via videolink from Cincinnati, Ohio, McCartney said that he would be in touch with law…

  6. Paul McCartney's Ex-Wife Heather Mills: Phone Hacking Target?

    August 03, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Heather Mills, the former wife of Paul McCartney , is alleging that a journalist with the U.K.'s Mirror Group has admitted to hacking a voicemail left on her phone by McCartney. According to the BBC , McCartney left Mills a conciliatory voicemail in 2001 after the pair were involved in…

  7. Billboard Bits: 'Watch the Throne' Outrages Indie Retailers, Morrissey Slams Norway

    July 28, 2011 6:45 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jay-Z and Kanye West's 'Watch the Throne' Exclusives Have Retailers Up in Arms Jay-Z and Kanye West may be kings of hip-hop sales, but their decision to give iTunes and Best Buy exclusive windows to…

  8. 'Glee' Producer: Rachel, Kurt, Finn Returning after Season 3

    July 25, 2011 8:00 AM EDT "Glee" stars Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith will appear in future seasons of the hit show. Co-creator and executive producer Brad Falchuk told thousands of so-called "Gleeks" gathered at the Comic-Con fan convention on Sunday that Rachel, Kurt and Finn "…

  9. Selena Gomez Climbs into Top 5 on Social 50 Chart

    June 30, 2011 4:30 PM EDT As expected, Selena Gomez climbs 16-5 on the Social 50 chart thanks to the buzz generated the premiere of her video for the song "Love You Like A Love Song." Since debuting on June 23, the video has pulled in nearly 8 million Vevo views, respectively (a 107% week-to-week increase).…

  10. John Walker, Walker Brothers Singer, Dies at 67

    May 09, 2011 11:45 AM EDT John Walker, the American-born musician who was the frontman for the Walker Brothers , one of the most successful bands of Britain's Golden Age of rock 'n' roll, has died at age 67. Walker died Saturday of liver cancer, his personal assistant, Polly Klemmer, told The Associated…

  11. Paul McCartney Engaged to Nancy Shevell

    May 06, 2011 2:19 PM EDT P aul McCartney is engaged to his New York girlfriend of four years, Nancy Shevell, the former Beatle 's spokesman confirmed on Friday. McCartney's London based spokesman confirmed a report on People.com that the singer will wed Shevell, a New York-based businesswoman, in what will…

  12. Chiller Theatre 2011: A Video Diary

    May 03, 2011 1:05 PM EDT Attendees of Chiller Theatre 2011 enjoyed, as billed, a "monster party." The bi-annual toy, model and film expo summoned more than 100 actors, musicians and vendors (as well as assorted costumed demons threatening unsuspecting guests) to the Hilton Parsippany in Parsippany, N.J.,…

  13. Jack White: Record Store Day Is a 'Beautiful Thing'

    April 17, 2011 1:49 PM EDT Music fans started lining up outside Jack White's Third Man Records shortly after midnight, vying for something special on Record Store Day. White was more than willing to accommodate them, opening his store a little early Saturday for vinyl enthusiasts. "Record stores are closing…

  14. Songwriter Defends Britney Spears For Not Demanding Co-Writing Credits

    April 06, 2011 8:45 AM EDT Songwriter Heather Bright, who penned tunes for Britney Spears' Femme Fatale, is defending the singer after blogs criticized her for having no co-writing credits on the new album. Heather Bright Blog: "I would just like to address one thing! The media is talking trash about how…

  15. Boney James Has New Team, Label and Album Post Car Accident

    March 27, 2011 8:00 AM EDT Last spring, Boney James was wondering if he'd ever play his sax again. As he sat in traffic on a Los Angeles highway, his car was rear-ended by a drunk driver. While the vehicle was totaled, James was lucky: He suffered a fractured jaw and lost two teeth. Almost a year later, James says…

  16. Heather Williams: Artists To Watch 2011

    January 24, 2011 11:43 AM EST Heather Williams Genre: Christian Singer/songwriter Heather Williams describes her songs as "conversations" from her life. Williams grew up in poverty and suffered abuse-even being chained to a tree as punishment-before her mother gave her away when she was 11. Living with her…

  17. Skrillex: Artists To Watch 2011

    January 24, 2011 11:40 AM EST Skrillex Genre: Dance DJ/producer SKRILLEX (nee Sonny Moore) specializes in rumbling, dissonant dubstep, the current favorite sound of the dance underground. But his music has a discernibly pop sheen, enough to win him high-profile remixes (Lady Gaga, the Black Eyed Peas) and to catch the…

  18. 'Glee' Producer Calls Show's Grammy Nods 'An Incredible Achievement'

    December 07, 2010 4:43 PM EST The list of " Glee " achievements in 2010 got a little longer last week, when the hit musical series picked up two nominations for the 2011 Grammy Awards. The "Glee" cast will face off against Paramore , Train , Sade and Maroon 5 for best pop performance by a duo or group…

  19. Pre-'Glee,' Britney By-The-Numbers

    September 28, 2010 11:15 AM EDT B ritney Spears ' music infuses tonight's (Sept. 28) episode of Fox's "Glee," entitled "Britney/Brittany." The hour brings to the forefront the character of cheerleader Brittany, portrayed by Heather Morris. "When Brittany and the gang try to convince…

  20. 'Glee' Returns with Huge Ratings Win

    September 22, 2010 11:46 AM EDT The musical misfits of McKinley High were the darlings of the class of the 2009-2010 television season, and it appears that "Glee" will sustain its high note for its second season on Fox. Debuting on a new night and a new time -- Tuesday at 8 p.m. over its Fall 2009 timeslot of…

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