1. Bobby Brown Walks Out on Whitney Houston's Funeral

    February 18, 2012 2:25 PM EST Whitney Houston's funeral was missing one of the most important men in her life: ex-husband Bobby Brown, who walked away moments before the ceremony was scheduled to commence. Brown brought a group of nine people with him to the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J., according to the…

  2. Chris Brown Fires Back at Critics on Twitter

    February 15, 2012 1:55 PM EST After Twitter exploded with negativity over Chris Brown 's performance on Sunday's Grammy Awards (Feb. 12), the singer answered back in a series of angry and profane messages. "HATE ALL U WANT BECUZ I GOT A GRAMMY Now! That's the ultimate F--K OFF!" Brown declared in…

  3. 'Waiting to Exhale' Sequel Continues Despite Whitney Houston Loss

    February 14, 2012 12:25 PM EST The sad, sudden death of Whitney Houston will not deter Fox from going forward with a sequel to the hit 1995 drama Waiting to Exhale. Remembering Whitney: Her Life in Photos "I don't think she would want it to," Elizabeth Gabler, president of Fox 2000 Pictures told Vulture ,…

  4. NBC Sorry for M.I.A.'s Super Bowl Bird

    February 06, 2012 12:15 AM EST NBC has apologized for M.I.A.'s middle finger moment during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show. The rapper flipped the bird while performing alongside Madonna and Nicki Minaj on the network's telecast, which was watched by millions as one of the biggest events on television.…

  5. BET Refuses to Air Nicki Minaj Music Video: Report

    February 01, 2012 9:38 AM EST Has Nicki Minaj been banned by BET? According to TMZ , the music network has banned the rapper's new music video for her song "Stupid H-e" after deeming it too raunchy. Nicki Minaj Gets Colorful in 'Stupid Hoe' Video In the clip, directed by Hype Williams, Minaj --…

  6. Bruce Springsteen Making Jazz Fest Return

    January 24, 2012 6:37 PM EST The last time Bruce Springsteen performed in New Orleans it was less than a year after Hurricane Katrina hit, and "The Boss" moved thousands to tears at Jazz Fest by belting out such lyrics as "How can a poor man stand such times as these?" Springsteen is returning to the…

  7. Music & Politics: 5 Moments When They Didn't Mix

    January 24, 2012 11:25 AM EST From the protest songs of Woodie Guthrie to the streetside concerts of Occupy Wall Street, music and politics have long gone hand in hand. But the two haven't always seen eye-to-eye. Here are five moments where music and politics didn't mix so well. Ronald Reagan Pisses Off The Boss…

  8. Track Review: Bruce Springsteen, 'We Take Care Of Our Own'

    January 20, 2012 10:40 AM EST BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN We Take Care Of Our Own (3:53) Producers: Ron Aniello with Bruce Springsteen Writer: Bruce Springsteen Publisher: Bruce Springsteen/Jon Landau Management (ASCAP) Columbia An album title like "Wrecking Ball" certainly implies a little muscle, and Bruce Springsteen…

  9. Brandy and Monica Reunite For First New Single in 14 Years

    January 17, 2012 4:05 PM EST Fourteen years after the massive success of "The Boy Is Mine," Monica and Brandy -- the '90s R&B sensations who helped keep the song at No. 1 on the Hot 100 for 13 weeks in 1998 -- are back with a new collaboration. The song, dubbed "It All Belongs to Me," will…

  10. Hospital Downplays Beyonce Birth Controversy

    January 10, 2012 7:45 AM EST It's only been a few days since Beyonce and Jay-Z welcomed little Blue Ivy Carter into the world, but the rumor mill on the baby's birth keeps on spinning. Frank Danza, a spokesman for Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, wants to clarify a few of those rumors: namely, that the hip…

  11. Cee Lo Green Adds Religion to 'Imagine,' Fueling Outrage

    January 03, 2012 10:25 AM EST Singer Deletes Apology From Twitter C ee Lo Green rang in the new year with a fresh controversy. The "Forget You" singer fueled outrage after his performance on NBC's Times Square telecast for doing what many John Lennon fans deemed sacrilege: changing the lyrics to the late…

  12. Beyonce a Mom? Not Yet, Says Sister

    January 02, 2012 4:30 PM EST Rumors of Beyonce's baby birth have been greatly exaggerated. The singer's sister, Solange, shot down Twitter-fueled chatter that she delivered a baby girl last week, and named her Tiana-May Carter. "Shout out to my sister for being THE cutest pregnant woman ever!" wrote…

  13. Taylor Swift's 'Enhanced' CoverGirl Ad Yanked

    December 21, 2011 5:00 PM EST CoverGirl has discontinued (translation: yanked) a print advertisement of celebrity spokes-singer Taylor Swift following an investigation into alleged retouching. Said ad shows a dewy-faced, long-lashed Swift striking a pose for the company's NatureLuxe Mousse Mascara; the large print…

  14. Juvenile Talks New Album, Drake Collaboration & Hot Boys Reunion

    November 22, 2011 10:00 AM EST In his decade-long career, Juvenile has overcome countless hardships, from tragic family deaths and legal disputes, to the devastating impact of Hurricane Katrina. Still, the New Orleans native persevered and has released eight solo studio albums and four successful projects with the Hot Boys…

  15. 'X Factor' Live Voting Begins After Final 12 Perform

    November 03, 2011 9:50 AM EDT After 162 contestants emerged from "X Factor" auditions, the judges have slowly been narrowing down the competition. With 12 contestants left, it's finally America's turn to have a say. After tonight's live two-hour episode of "X Factor," viewers were able…

  16. Album Review: Martina McBride, 'Eleven'

    October 26, 2011 8:30 AM EDT MARTINA MCBRIDE Eleven Producers: Martina McBride, Byron Gallimore, Dann Huff Republic Nashville Release Date: Oct. 11 You can take the girl out of Nashville, and apparently you can take some Nashville out of the girl, too - or at least out of Martina McBride on her 11th studio album. The…

  17. Fred Durst Signs On to 'Douchebag' Sitcom, Seriously

    October 14, 2011 11:45 AM EDT Jerry Seinfeld. Jackie Gleason. Caroll O'Connor. And now? Fred Durst. The Limp Bizkit frontman has signed on to star in a CBS sitcom that is being referred to as "Douchebag," in a move that is both surprising and terrifyingly real. According to Deadline.com , the show will…

  18. Hank Williams Jr. 'Doesn't Have a Prejudiced Bone in His Body': Manager

    October 05, 2011 12:55 PM EDT If you ask Hank Williams Jr. a question, know that you are going to get a no-bull answer. The legendary country artist has always been that way. Fox News found that out this past Monday, as the singer appeared on the network's morning show, "Fox and Friends," to, among other…

  19. Hank Williams Jr. Clarifies 'Extreme' Obama-Hitler Analogy

    October 04, 2011 10:45 AM EDT Country singer Hank Williams Jr. is retreating from comments he made Monday on Fox News' Fox & Friends comparing President Obama to Adolf Hitler. The longtime "Monday Night Football" singer issued a statement Monday afternoon in which he claims his remarks were "…

  20. Facebook Music: The New Social Connectivity

    September 23, 2011 1:30 PM EDT It's a generally accepted fact that Apple saved the music business. In the '00s with the iPod, iTunes and a fierce vision for a new way to experience music, Apple created a sensational alternative to illegal services and inferior legal ones. Music would never be the same. But times…

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