1. Lady Gaga: 'Rebecca Black Is a Genius'

    March 23, 2011 2:11 PM EDT Rebecca Black has another famous fan: Lady Gaga. At a Musicians@Google event on Tuesday, Gaga stuck up for the 13-year-old singer -- who has been widely mocked on the Internet for her song, "Friday." Video: Gaga talks Rebecca Black (at the 48:00 mark) "I think it's…

  2. Rebecca Black Lip Synchs 'Friday' on 'Jay Leno'

    March 23, 2011 1:02 PM EDT Rebecca Black got caught lip syncing on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Tuesday. The backing track on "Friday" began before Black even had the microphone in her hands. She continued to mouth the words along with the song. Black has said she wants to release an acoustic…

  3. 'GMA' Invites Chris Brown Back After Outburst

    March 23, 2011 9:14 AM EDT "Good Morning America" has invited Chris Brown back to the show -- even though he stormed off set Tuesday, threw a cooler and allegedly broke a window because he was so angry about being asked about Rihanna . Chris Brown Has Violent Outburst After 'Good Morning America'…

  4. Nate Dogg Funeral Set for Saturday

    March 22, 2011 11:58 AM EDT N ate Dogg will be memorialized during several weekend events. A viewing will be held Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the New Hope Baptist Church at 1160 New York St. in Long Beach, Calif., USA Today reports. Rapper Nate Dogg Dies at 41 A funeral for the rapper, who died last week at 41 from…

  5. Wyclef Jean 'Fine' After Shooting, Has 'No Idea' Who Shot Him

    March 21, 2011 10:34 AM EDT W yclef Jean isn't sure who fired the bullet that grazed his hand in Haiti over the weekend. "I got out of the car and heard gunfire," he told music Web site NME . "The next day I noticed there was blood on my shirt and speakers," he went on. "I have no idea who…

  6. 'American Idiot' Broadway Show Closing in April

    March 10, 2011 1:00 PM EST "American Idiot," the Broadway show based off Green Day 's 2004 album of the same name, will close, the producers announced in a statement Thursday. Ticket sales had plummeted when the band's front man, Billie Joe Armstrong, departed earlier this month. Box office sales…

  7. Miley Cyrus Steals Justin Bieber's Swagger On 'SNL': Video

    March 06, 2011 6:30 PM EST M iley Cyrus hosted "Saturday Night Live" for the first time on Saturday, opening the show with "I'm Sorry I'm Not Perfect," a song that referenced several of her highly publicized missteps, and making various appearances as Lindsay Lohan, Fergie and herself.…

  8. Francesca Battistelli Reaps Top 10 Christian Hit As 'Hundred More Years' Drops

    March 05, 2011 8:00 AM EST With the 2008 release of her Fervent/Word/Curb debut, "My Paper Heart," Francesca Battistelli quickly established herself as one of Christian music's most successful new artists. She scored four hit singles, including "I'm Letting Go"; was named the female…

  9. Britney Spears: 'Femme Fatale' Is 'Best Album I've Ever Made'

    March 03, 2011 10:51 AM EST B ritney Spears says "Femme Fatale" is "the best album I've ever made." Her seventh studio album, due in stores this month, "speaks for itself," she tells the March issue of V magazine . Photos: Britney Spears in V Magazine "I worked really hard on it…

  10. Aretha Franklin 'Sorry' Fantasia Was Upset By Grammy Tribute Snub

    February 23, 2011 12:28 PM EST A retha Franklin thinks Fantasia overreacted by boycotting the Grammys when she wasn't included in a tribute to her. "I was sorry to hear that Fantasia was upset because she did not get the opportunity to participate in my Grammy Tribute this year," Franklin says in a statement…

  11. POTW: Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne, Prince, Christina Aguilera

    February 11, 2011 3:39 PM EST Justin Bieber got cloned by Jimmy Fallon, Lil Wayne was a cheese head, Prince kicked Kim Kardashian off stage, Christina Aguilera fumbled her lyrics, Bruno Mars got a plea deal, Taylor Swift gave a thumbs up, troubled stars Lindsey Lohan and Kanye West kicked it, Katy Perry fulfilled some…

  12. 'Spider-Man' Musical Universally Panned in Early Reviews

    February 08, 2011 1:29 PM EST Seems that "Spider-Man" on Broadway's five delays haven't done anything to improve the $65 million production, the most expensive in the Great White Way's history. The first round of reviews hit the web Monday night, Feb. 7, the date "Spider-Man" was…

  13. Lea Michele's Racy Cosmo Cover Draws Outcry

    February 07, 2011 12:07 PM EST Cosmopolitan magazine is defending a sexy cover mage of Lea Michele, in which the " Glee " star bares considerable cleavage. After some parents fumed it was inappropriate, Hearst released a statement to Fox, "We're thrilled to feature Lea Michele on the March cover of…

  14. Simon Cowell's 'X Factor' to Award $5 Million Record Deal to Winner

    February 07, 2011 10:26 AM EST Fox confirmed details of Simon Cowell's "X Factor" Monday morning. The big prize will be a $5 million Sony Music record deal. Contestants as young as12 can compete. "I like the idea that a 12-year-old on this show can compete with an older singer and a singing group,"…

  15. The Business of Bob Marley: Billboard Cover Story

    February 04, 2011 1:49 PM EST In late 1979, a mustachioed "60 Minutes" correspondent named George Negus asked Bob Marley if he was a rich man. "When you say 'rich,' what you mean?" the reggae superstar replied with a poker face. Do you have a lot of possessions? Lots of money in the bank? …

  16. Diddy Sued for $1 Trillion, Blamed for 9/11

    January 28, 2011 11:07 AM EST A woman has filed a $1 trillion lawsuit against Diddy (real name: Sean Combs), alleging that he caused 9/11, put her child in the hospital and stole a poker chip worth "100 zillions of dollars." Valerie Joyce Wilson Turks is seeking a restraining order against the mogul, which a…

  17. Antoine Dodson Reality Show in Development

    January 21, 2011 4:57 PM EST Antoine Dodson -- who rose to viral video fame when the Gregory Brothers remixed his interview with a local news station into the "The Bed Intruder Song" (watch above) -- is taping a reality show pilot with Entertainment One. A rep for Entertainment One, Scott MacFadyen, tells The…

  18. Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman Welcome Baby Girl Via Surrogate

    January 18, 2011 7:55 AM EST It's a girl for Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban . The couple announced the newest addition to their family, Faith Margaret Kidman Urban, on Monday -- one day after attending the Golden Globes together. Photos: 2011 Golden Globes Red Carpet Read a statement from their rep: "Keith Urban…

  19. 'Spider-Man' Adds Safety Measures, Fallen Actor Still in Hospital

    December 23, 2010 3:11 PM EST Patrick Page, who plays the Green Goblin in "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," says he's not afraid for the show to resume performances -- expected to happen Thursday. "Accidents are horrible but they happen on every show," Page told the Associated Press . "We feel…

  20. Broadway Stars Blast 'Spider-Man' Director, U2 Members for Safety Issues

    December 22, 2010 12:20 PM EST Broadway stars are speaking out against "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" director Julie Taymor and the show's producers in light of all the serious on-set injuries. Blasted "Rent" star Adam Pascal on Facebook : "They should put Julie Taymor in jail for assault!…

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