Deception

  1. Stone Temple Pilots Lip-Synching?

    August 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Let's agree on this: If Scott Weiland is actually keeping this song going after what happens at 1:27 in the video - and by the way, ouch! - he gets all of our votes for Best Song Performance Ever After Falling Off Stage. Lip-synching? You be ...

  2. Britney Spears 'Upset' Over Australian Tour Complaints

    November 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears has done it again, hitting the headlines during her first Australian tour over a row about lip-synching and a lacklustre performance that her tour promoter said had left her "extremely upset." Australian media reported tha ...

  3. Prerecorded Music At Inauguration Causes Flap

    January 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST To paraphrase Ronald Reagan, here we go again. The revelation that millions of people who saw the inauguration of President Barack Obama were actually listening to recorded music instead of the actual performance of the Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman ...

  4. China To Name And Shame Lip-synching Performers

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST China will name and shame artists who lip-synch or engage in other "fake" acts at commercial concerts, with repeat offenders getting their performing licenses revoked, local media reported on Thursday, citing the Ministry of Culture. Chi ...

  5. McPhee To Guest Star On Pop Culture Blog

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST American Idol graduate Katharine McPhee, who is gearing up for the release of her self-titled debut album Jan. 30, will guest star on pop culture video blog Lonelygirl15. The blog is a video serial centering on the life of a fictional teenage girl ...

  6. U.K. Industries Unite On Black Market Sting

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Authorities today (March 16) completed what has been described as the biggest-ever crackdown on counterfeiters and benefit fraudsters ever seen in Britain. Authorities today (March 16) completed what has been described as the biggest-ever crackdow ...

  7. U.K. Industries Unite On Black Market Sting

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Authorities today (March 16) completed what has been described as the biggest-ever crackdown on counterfeiters and benefit fraudsters ever seen in Britain. Authorities today (March 16) completed what has been described as the biggest-ever crackdow ...

  8. JT Leroy Fools The World, Music Biz Included

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Supporters included Bono, Billy Corgan, Courtney Love. Questions raised about the true identity of author JT Leroy, in an article in New York magazine in October, were answered Jan. 9 when The New York Times exposed the author as a fraud. Count at ...

  9. Radio Promoters Accuse Universal Of Racketeering

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Suit claims fraud, trade libel, breach of contract. Suit claims fraud, trade libel, breach of contract. News ...

  10. Lil' Kim Convicted Of Perjury

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper beats obstruction charge. NEW YORK (AP) -- Rap diva Lil' Kim was convicted Thursday of lying to a federal grand jury investigating a shooting outside a radio station. She was convicted of perjury and conspiracy but acquitted of obstruc ...

  11. NJ Sues Blockbuster Over Late Fees Policy

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Suit claims consumer fraud. Suit claims consumer fraud. News ...

  12. Fat Possum Slams Epitaph With Suit

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Blues label claims contract breach, fraud, more. Blues label claims contract breach, fraud, more. News ...

  13. Lil' Kim Faces November Trial

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Charges include conspiracy, perjury. Charges include conspiracy, perjury. News ...