1. Diddy Settles Civil Lawsuit Over '99 Club Shooting

    June 23, 2011 3:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sean "Diddy" Combs has settled a multimillion dollar lawsuit with three people in a 1999 shooting involving his protegee at a Manhattan nightclub, one of the victim's attorney said on Thursday. An attorney for one of the victims, Nata ...

  2. Michael Jackson Concert Insurers File Lawsuit

    June 07, 2011 4:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 The insurers of Michael Jackson's ill-fated "This Is It" London comeback concerts have asked a judge to nullify a $17.5 million policy taken out by promoters, saying they were never told that the singer was taking powerful drugs. Unde ...

  3. Cheryl Cole Offically Out As 'X Factor' Judge, Fox Confirms

    June 06, 2011 1:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 British singer Cheryl Cole has been dropped as a judge on the upcoming U.S. version of Simon Cowell's talent contest "The X Factor," broadcaster Fox and Cowell's production company said on Monday. The official announcement ended ...

  4. Rihanna's Violent 'Man Down' Video Condemned by Parents Television Council

    June 02, 2011 7:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new Rihanna music video, in which the singer guns down a man in retaliation for an apparent sexual assault, was condemned on Wednesday for encouraging young women to turn to violence. "Man Down", which debuted on the Black Entertainment ...

  5. Pete Townshend To Tell 'Crazy Story' in 2012 Memoir

    May 18, 2011 2:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 A long-awaited memoir by British rock guitarist and the Who songwriter Pete Townshend will be finished and published by next year, book publisher Harper Collins said on Tuesday. The 65-year-old musician, idolized since rising to prominence with The ...

  6. Madonna's Charity Not Being Investigated by FBI, Says Spokeswoman

    April 06, 2011 10:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 A spokeswoman for Madonna said on Tuesday that neither the singer nor a charity she backs in Malawi is being investigated by the FBI. Some recent unsourced media reports have said that an international education charity the singer backs, Success for ...

  7. Ricky Martin Honored at GLAAD Awards Ceremony

    March 20, 2011 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Latin pop star Ricky Martin was honored by media group GLAAD for his work as a role model at a gala held on Saturday where he urged people to spread gay rights throughout Latin America. "I just want to be free. I can say, today I am free," ...

  8. Michael Jackson Autopsy TV Special Cancelled

    December 31, 2010 2:04 PM EST 0 0 0 The Discovery television network on Friday said it canceled plans to air a reenactment of the autopsy on Michael Jackson's body, citing an upcoming court hearing and concern by the late pop star's estate. The show, "Michael Jackson� ...

  9. 'Spider-Man' Actress Quits Show: Report

    December 28, 2010 2:03 PM EST 0 0 0 In the latest disappointment for the ambitious Broadway production of "Spider-Man," one of the lead actresses who suffered a concussion during its first preview performance is quitting the show. Natalie Mendoza, who plays the villainess Ar ...

  10. Michael Jackson 'Hold My Hand' Duet with Akon Debuts

    November 15, 2010 1:11 PM EST 0 0 0 The first official single from a controversial new Michael Jackson album was released on Monday to good initial reviews and expectations of strong digital sales. "Hold My Hand," a duet Jackson first recorded with Senegalese rapper and reco ...

  11. Justin Bieber, Katy Perry to Perform at Grammy Nominations Concert

    November 10, 2010 3:29 PM EST 0 0 0 K aty Perry and Justin Bieber will perform at a show to announce the Grammy nominations, organizers for the top music awards said on Wednesday. The 16-year-old Bieber and Perry, whose song "California Gurls" has been among the top U.S. pop ...

  12. Paul McCartney Reissuing Wings' 'Band on the Run'

    September 16, 2010 5:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 P aul McCartney is reissuing the 1973 album "Band on the Run" -- the best-selling record he made with Wings after his acrimonious split with The Beatles . McCartney's website said on Thursday the Grammy-winning album, which yielded hi ...

  13. Erykah Badu Gets Probation for Stripping

    August 17, 2010 1:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 E rykah Badu has paid a fine and will serve six months probation for stripping off her clothes to film her "Window Seat" music video in Dallas, Texas, at the site where former President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, a city official sai ...

  14. U2 'Spider-Man' Musical Hits Broadway in December

    August 11, 2010 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 The long-awaited Spider-Man musical with music by U2 members Bono and The Edge, will open on Broadway in December, the show's producers said on Tuesday, after being caught in financial problems. "Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark," which h ...

  15. Justin Bieber to Guest Star on 'CSI'

    July 22, 2010 7:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber is turning his sights on acting, winning a guest role in the hit TV crime series "CSI", CBS television said on Thursday. Bieber, 16, will play a troubled teen who is faced with a difficult decision regarding his only brother. ...

  16. Charice's New Dream: Becoming a Lawyer

    July 14, 2010 8:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 C harice Pempengco has a long-term plan that involves a different stage than the ones she has occupied since Oprah Winfrey dubbed her the "most talented girl in the world." Win a Charice-Signed Billboard Chart "I want to be a lawyer,& ...

  17. Killers Singer Brandon Flowers Solo Debut Due In September

    June 24, 2010 2:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Brandon Flowers, the lead singer for The Killers will release his debut solo album titled "Flamingo" on September 14, Island Records said on Thursday. The label said the 29-year-old frontman of the Las Vegas-based band recorded the solo al ...

  18. 'Idol Gives Back' Raises Nearly $45 Million For Charity

    April 23, 2010 7:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 This year's "Idol Gives Back" television special raised almost $45 million for children's, hunger and health charities in the United States and Africa, organizers said on Friday. Sir Elton John , Alicia Keys and Carrie Underwood ...

  19. Guns N' Roses Sued For Copying Songs

    October 06, 2009 8:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two independent record labels sued U.S. rock band Guns N' Roses for $1 million, claiming the group used portions of two songs by a German musician on their last album "Chinese Democracy." Guns N' Roses and Universal Music Group&# ...