1. One Direction's Zayn Malik Barraged With Death Threats After '#FreePalestine' Tweet

    July 29, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Within just minutes of going online, a tweet by Zayn Malik managed to cause a storm of Middle East controversy for the One Direction singer Monday. Several weeks into Israel’s deadly military assault on Gaza, which has seen more than 1,000 Palestinians and 50 Israelis killed, Malik tweeted…

  2. Jane's Addiction to Headline the Sunset Strip Music Festival

    June 24, 2014 2:08 AM EDT Jane's Addiction, which first played on the Sunset Strip as the opener to Gene Loves Jezebel at The Roxy nearly two decades ago, is returning to West Hollywood in September as the king of the influential live-music scene. The L.A. rockers will headline the first day of the newly…

  3. Jimmy Kimmel Responds to Kanye West's Tweets: 'I'm in a Rap Feud'

    September 27, 2013 9:17 PM EDT The late-night host, who set off a firestorm with his parody of the hip-hop star's BBC interview, addressed West's tweets. Jimmy Kimmel and Kanye West either are engaged in a bitter feud or a wild parody of one. A skit poking fun at West on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live"…

  4. Alan Jackson's Daughter Charged With Assaulting a Cop, Underage Drinking

    August 29, 2013 12:24 AM EDT The 20-year-old daughter of country star Alan Jackson has been charged with assault, underage drinking and resisting arrest. She is accused of striking a police officer and then invoking her father's name during a traffic stop in Nashville. Alexandra Jane Jackson was a passenger in a…

  5. Billy Currington Set to Face Court on Charges of Terrorist Threats, Abuse

    August 15, 2013 12:30 AM EDT A judge Wednesday scheduled an Oct. 4 trial date for country singer Billy Currington, who was charged in the spring with threatening a 70-year-old tour boat captain who cruised past the dock of a $3.5 million waterfront home in Georgia where the singer was staying. Currington's…

  6. Coachella 2013: Phoenix's R. Kelly Surprise, Postal Service's Special Delivery and More Saturday Highlights

    April 14, 2013 9:45 AM EDT The xx serenades with Solange, New Order parties like it's 1984, Major Lazer reveals album news and more onstage and backstage bits Additional reporting by Nicole Pajer The second day of Coachella 2013 turned up the desert heat with a jam-packed lineup of 65 bands that covered a…

  7. Rock Hall 2013: Rush Has Heart, Donna Summer, Public Enemy as Classmates

    December 11, 2012 2:25 PM EST Randy Newman, Albert King and Quincy Jones Also Heading to Cleveland; Induction Ceremony Returning to Los Angeles After more than a decade of irate rants and enthusiastic lobbying from fans, Rush is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Canadian trio will be inducted into the hall…

  8. Police End Investigation Into Whitney Houston's Death

    April 12, 2012 10:10 AM EDT Police have closed their investigation into Whitney Houston's death without finding any evidence to suggest it was anything than an accidental drowning, investigators announced Wednesday. The Beverly Hills Police Department did not release a detailed report on the case, but Lt. Mark…

  9. Jennifer Hudson: The Triple Threat

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jennifer Hudson doesn't drink coffee. Doesn't like it, she says. Doesn't need it, counters her manager, Miguel Melendez. Jennifer Hudson doesn't drink coffee. Doesn't like it, she says. Doesn't need it, counters her manager, Miguel Melendez. It's 6:20 a.m.…

  10. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD series, dies in Havana at the age of 78. The artist had returned three days earlier from a one-month tour o 2005 - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD…

  11. The Billboard Q&A: Neil Young

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With his alternative-fuel equipped 1982 Mercedes parked in front, on this day Young was particularly excited, as Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich introduced impeachment articles seeking the remo In the spring of 2006, Neil Young was just a year removed from a near-fatal aneurysm when he…

  12. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD series, dies in Havana at the age of 78. The artist had returned three days earlier from a one-month tour o 2005 - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD…

  13. Jurors Hear Angry Spector Phone Messages

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jurors in the Phil Spector murder trial heard expletive-laced phone messages from the music producer to a former girlfriend, telling her "be careful what you say to me because nothing you say is worth Jurors in the Phil Spector murder trial heard expletive-laced phone messages from the…

  14. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz trumpeters, dies in Gosport, Hampshire. He is 90. Gonella led one of the most popular dance bands of the '30s and was regarded by some a 2005 - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Indian students stage a Peace Festival in Mumbai for the anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing to protest their country's recent nuclear weapons testing. Peace Together 98, on the campus 2004 - Funk legend Rick James is found dead at 9:45 a.m. PT at his Los…

  16. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher suffers from whiplash and shock after he is injured in a car accident in Indianapolis. The band is forced to postpone upcoming concerts in Philadelphia and 2002 - Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher suffers from whiplash and shock after he…

  17. Remainder Of GNR Tour In Doubt

    December 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST With several shows already canceled, the remainder of Guns 'N Roses' first tour since 1993 is thought to be in jeopardy. The first recent show to be scotched came Friday in Philadelphia, where fans be With several shows already canceled, the remainder of Guns 'N Roses'…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz trumpeters, dies in Gosport, Hampshire. He is 90. Gonella led one of the most popular dance bands of the '30s and was regarded by some a 1998 - Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz…