1. '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…

  2. 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!…

  3. Madonna Banned from Piers Morgan's CNN Show

    December 13, 2010 11:30 AM EST Don't expect Piers Morgan to interview Madonna when his CNN show premieres in January. "She is too vegan for TV," Morgan was quoted saying by the U.K. media. "We have Lady Gaga now so Madonna is banned from my show." Morgan said he'd prefer to interview President…

  4. Michael Jackson Fans Protest Autopsy TV Special

    December 13, 2010 11:26 AM EST M ichael Jackson fans have launched a petition to keep the Discovery Channel from airing Michael Jackson's Autopsy: What Really Killed Michael Jackson next month in the U.K. The MJ Justice Project and MJ Children group has received about 1,500 signatures so far, short of its goal of 50…

  5. Ask Billboard: Actors, Actresses On Billboard Charts

    December 06, 2010 12:05 PM EST Ask Billboard is updated each week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. We're featuring…

  6. Justin Bieber 'Never Say Never' Tickets Sell Big 3 Months Before Premiere

    December 01, 2010 2:26 PM EST Tickets for Justin Bieber's 3D movie, "Never Say Never," are selling briskly -- despite the fact that it doesn't even hit theaters until February. In just 12 hours, 26,000 of 100,000 available tickets to a Feb. 9 screening were snapped up, Paramount Pictures announced.…

  7. Willie Nelson Could Face Two Years in Jail for Pot Bust

    November 29, 2010 1:05 PM EST W illie Nelson could face up to two years in jail for his Friday marijuana possession arrest, a criminal defense attorney tells TMZ . The Austin-based attorney tells TMZ that Nelson -- who was picked up by police Friday in Sierra Blanca, Texas, (which is 30 miles from the Mexico border) after…

  8. Demi Lovato Not Being Treated For Drugs or Alcohol, Says Spokesman

    November 11, 2010 10:35 AM EST A spokesman for troubled teen idol Demi Lovato on Wednesday denied the Disney actress was being treated for drug or alcohol addiction, following sensational claims in the media that she had a history of heavy drinking and cocaine use. The cocaine claims came from some celebrity publications a…

  9. Kara DioGuardi Named Judge on 'Idol'-Inspired Show

    October 26, 2010 11:31 AM EDT After being unceremoniously fired from "American Idol," Kara DioGuardi has landed a new judging role on a similar music show, Bravo confirmed to Entertainment Weekly Tuesday. DioGuardi will rank singer-songwriters for a 10-episode reality competition called "Going Platinum"…

  10. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 10/16/2010

    October 16, 2010 10:00 AM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @NICKIMINAJ : So has everyone seen the album cover? :) …

  11. Toni Braxton Files For Bankruptcy Again

    October 07, 2010 10:04 AM EDT T oni Braxton has filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy for the second time. The six-time Grammy winner claims she owes between $10 million and $50 million, according to TMZ , who obtained the court documents. Among her creditors: the Four Seasons Hotel, American Express, Tiffany & Co., Orkin…

  12. Max Weinberg Out for Conan O'Brien's TBS Show

    September 27, 2010 10:21 AM EDT Max Weinberg may not be leading the house band on "Conan's" TBS debut this November. Jimmy Vivino, who has been the band's guitarist and keyboardist on "Late Night" and "Tonight Show," will step into his shoes, Vivino told The Riverfront Times of St.…

  13. 'Sesame Street' Surprised by Katy Perry Outcry

    September 24, 2010 1:54 PM EDT "Sesame Street" executive producer Carol-Lynne Parente was taken aback by the amount of complaints the PBS show received after a clip of a cleavage-baring Katy Perry singing "Hot 'N Cold" with Elmo hit the Web. "We would never produce anything we thought was…

  14. Kanye West Makes Up with 'SNL'

    September 21, 2010 11:30 AM EDT First, Kanye West made amends with Taylor Swift . Now, he's making up with "Saturday Night Live." After the NBC sketch comedy skewered the rapper in an opening monologue for his MTV VMA-Taylor Swift run-in, West penned lyrics for his recent single "Power:" "F**k…

  15. 'America's Got Talent' Winner Michael Grimm Proposes on TV

    September 17, 2010 10:34 AM EDT "America's Got Talent" winner Michael Grimm proposed to his girlfriend during a Thursday taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." In the middle of their interview, DeGeneres called Lucy Zolcerova, who has been dating the Mississippi-blues singer for nearly three years,…

  16. MTV VMAs: 15 Things You Didn't See On TV

    September 13, 2010 12:24 AM EDT Sure, the red carpet and the show was televised -- but that's still only a part of the madness that went down at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Here are 15 things from backstage and on the scene that you didn't see on TV. Lady Gaga Dominates…

  17. Simon Cowell May Leave U.K. 'X Factor'

    September 08, 2010 12:30 PM EDT Despite British reports that Simon Cowell has made up his mind to step down from the U.K.'s "The X Factor" to concentrate on launching the American version of the show, his rep tells The Hollywood Reporter, "No decision has been made." The U.K. Sun reported Tuesday…

  18. Justin Bieber Claims 3% of Twitter Traffic

    September 07, 2010 5:30 PM EDT Twitter has Bieber fever. A designer named Dustin Curtis chatted with an employee at the social media networking site and tweeted Monday: "At any moment, Justin Bieber uses 3% of our infrastructure. Racks of servers are dedicated to him." But Bieber -- who is often a trending topic…

  19. Jimmy Fallon, 'Glee' Cast Sing Springsteen at Emmys

    August 29, 2010 11:35 PM EDT " Glee" stole the show before winning even one Emmy. Jimmy Fallon opened up Sunday's show with a "Glee" skit that featured the Fox show's stars -- and Tina Fey, Kate Gosselin, Jon Hamm, Betty White and "American Idol's" Randy Jackson, among others.…

  20. Justin Bieber Joins Proactiv's Zit-Geist

    August 20, 2010 11:00 AM EDT It's come to this: No one is more willing to talk about acne than a musician. With celebrity acne-fighter Proactiv's signing earlier this month of Justin Bieber as a spokesman, the teen star joins Katy Perry , Avril Lavigne , Sean "Diddy" Combs , Jessica Simpson , Alicia…

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