1. Ozzy Osbourne on Black Sabbath Reunion: 'It's In The Very Early Stages'

    October 07, 2011 12:30 PM EDT Speculation surrounding a Black Sabbath reunion including Ozzy Osbourne arose in August, when the Birmingham Mail reported that Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi said the original lineup was writing new material together. Iommi back-tracked on his official website , expressing disappointment that…

  2. Jack Osbourne on 'God Bless Ozzy' Documentary: 'This Was About More Who He Is As a Person'

    August 23, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Jack Osbourne says he's "kind of ecstatic" about the two-thumbs-up reception "God Bless Ozzy Osbourne ," the documentary about his father that he co-produced, has received since its April debut at the Tribeca Film Festival. "It was going to go one of two ways --…

  3. Tony Iommi Throws Water on Black Sabbath Album Reports

    August 17, 2011 9:55 AM EDT You've had a bad summer, British news media. While it's not on par with the wiretapping scandal, metal fans are reeling (or for some, breathing a sigh of relief) with news that Black Sabbath will not be reuniting for an album and tour. Yet, at least. Legendary guitarist Tony Iommi…

  4. Billboard Bits: Xtina & Adele Hang Out, AC/DC Launch Wine Line

    August 16, 2011 5:55 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Adele & Christina Aguilera Hang in L.A. It was a collision of diva power, as Christina Aguilera and Adele spent time together backstage at Adele's show at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles last night. "…

  5. Kelly Osbourne Calls Christina Aguilera a 'Fat B---h,' Slams Kate Middleton

    August 05, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Kelly Osbourne is on a fashion-fighting roll. The daughter of Ozzy Osbourne has been dropping fashion un-friendly advice all over the airwaves, taking jabs at both Christina Aguilera and Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. On E!'s "Fashion Police," the 26-year-old host went…

  6. Win Ozzy Osbourne 'Rock Band 3' Downloads

    May 31, 2011 4:33 PM EDT To celebrate the 30th anniversary and re-release of Ozzy Osbourne 's metal classics "Blizzard of Ozz" and "Diary of a Madman," we're giving away the brand new Ozzy download pack available for Rock Band 3. Want to be one of the 25 lucky Billboard.com readers who…

  7. Q&A: Ozzy Osbourne On 'Blizzard' and 'Diary' Reissues, Black Sabbath Reunion Rumblings

    May 27, 2011 11:44 AM EDT There may be some Sony Music staffers who may want to forget the earliest days of Ozzy Osbourne's career, when he bit the head off a dove in a moment of inebriated exuberance. But a legion of fans still swears by his first two solo albums, 1980's "Blizzard of Ozz" and the…

  8. Hot Tours: Lady Gaga, George Strait, Ozzy Osbourne

    May 19, 2011 2:25 PM EDT L ady Gaga tops this week's Hot Tours ranking as the pop superstar posts more than $18.5 million in box office grosses from nine sold out performances on her Monster Ball Tour, that recently wrapped after some 200 shows. Included in the tally are concerts in North American arenas as well…

  9. Record Store Day Highlights: Pearl Jam, Bob Dylan, Regina Spektor & More

    April 15, 2011 7:32 AM EDT As Record Store Day approaches on April 16, the fourth annual event continues to be an increasingly valued channel through which to sell music. The number of stores expected to participate will be about the same as last year: about 1,400 around the world. But the number of retail exclusives…

  10. Ozzy Osbourne Pays Off $1.7 Million Tax Debts

    April 14, 2011 5:20 PM EDT Heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne and his wife have quickly paid off their $1.7 million U.S. tax debts, a week after learning about their financial troubles from the news media. Sharon Osbourne, a tough-talking reality TV personality who also manages her husband's career, said on Thursday…

  11. Ozzy, Sharon Osbourne Owe IRS $1.7 Million

    April 12, 2011 8:11 AM EDT Reality stars Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have racked up over $1.7 million in unpaid back taxes. The IRS has placed a lien on the couple's Los Angeles home until they return the money, TMZ reports. The Osbournes allegedly owe the government $718,948 from 2008 and $1.024 million from 2009.…

  12. Billboard Bits: 'Idol's' Pia Toscano Addresses Record Deal, Dating Rumors

    April 11, 2011 7:12 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. "Idol's" Pia Toscano Denies Record Deal, Dating Rumors While online rumors have circled that "American Idol" castoff Pia Toscano has inked a record deal with Interscope ("Idol"…

  13. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Greeted by Scantily Clad Gayle King, Kanye's 'Lights' Video May Cause Seizures

    February 24, 2011 7:30 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga Greeted by Gayle King in Underwear When Lady Gaga stopped by "The Gayle King Show on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network" to discuss the music video for new single "Born This Way," the pop star…

  14. Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez Hold Hands on Super Bowl Sunday Date

    February 07, 2011 2:35 PM EST If you heard the sound of a thousand teenage hearts breaking yesterday (Feb. 6), it's probably because Justin Bieber unofficially took himself off the market. The singer was photographed holding hands with fellow pop star and long-rumored romantic interest Selena Gomez in Santa Monica,…

  15. Justin Bieber, Ozzy Osbourne, Eminem Score With Memorable Super Bowl Ads

    February 06, 2011 9:30 PM EST The action on the Superbowl XLV field had Steelers and Packers fans glued to their TV sets Sunday (Feb. 6) night. But for many, it was the ads that popped up between the tackles and touchdowns that made the game memorable. Black Eyed Peas 'Pump It' Up with Super Bowl Halftime Show…

  16. Black Eyed Peas 'Pump It' Up with Super Bowl Halftime Show

    February 06, 2011 9:15 PM EST The Black Eyed Peas promised a Super Bowl halftime show "packed with energy " and delivered just that at Sunday night's (Feb. 6) big game, blasting through a 10-minute set that, while intermittently marred by technical glitches, spanned the dance/pop megagroup's biggest…

  17. First Look: Eminem As Puppet for Lipton Super Bowl Commercial

    February 03, 2011 3:17 PM EST Are you ready for some football...and claymation? Here's the first look at the Eminem puppet that will make its debut during a Super Bowl commercial break this Sunday (Feb. 6) in an ad campaign for Lipton Brisk Tea. Eminem to Star in Super Bowl Claymation Ad: Report As previously…

  18. Eminem to Star in Super Bowl Claymation Ad: Report

    January 31, 2011 9:11 AM EST Before he performs and vies for 10 trophies at the Grammy Awards on Feb. 13, Eminem -- or at least his Claymation likeness -- will appear in a Super Bowl commercial for Lipton Brisk iced tea. According to the New York Post , the over-$1 million spot -- set to air Feb. 6 when the Pittsburgh…

  19. Justin Bieber, Ozzy Osbourne Team Up for Super Bowl Ad

    January 27, 2011 3:30 PM EST Fresh-faced Canadian teen idol Justin Bieber has teamed up with veteran rocker Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon to make a Best Buy commercial for next month's Super Bowl, the U.S. electronics chain said on Thursday. Bieber, 16, currently the world's biggest teen singing sensation,…

  20. Phil Kennemore, Y&T Bassist, Dies at 57

    January 07, 2011 1:35 PM EST Phil Kennemore, the bassist of veteran hard-rock group Y&T , died early Friday morning (Jan. 7) of lung cancer, the group's frontman confirmed. Kennemore, 57, passed away at Stanford Hospital in California while surrounded by family members. Y&T frontman Dave Meniketti, who…

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