1. CBS Sells Five Stations in West Palm Beach

    April 10, 2012 1:32 PM EDT CBS Radio has announced plans to sell its five station West Palm Beach cluster to Palm Beach Broadcasting for $50 million. The deal gives Palm Beach control of the three highest-rated stations in the market according to the most recent Arbitron ra ...

  2. Sly Stone Pleads Not Guilty to Cocaine Charge

    June 16, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sly Stone , the reclusive funk legend whose career was crippled by rampant drug abuse, pleaded not guilty to possession of cocaine rocks on Wednesday. The 68-year-old frontman for Sly and the Family Stone was arrested April 1 when Los Angeles police ...

  3. Bryan Adams Welcomes First Child

    May 06, 2011 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rocker Bryan Adams has become a father for the first time at the age of 51, People magazine reported on Thursday. The "Summer of '69" musician's personal assistant gave birth to a daughter, Mirabella Bunny, on April 22, People sa ...

  4. Rick Springfield Arrested for DUI in Malibu

    May 02, 2011 5:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Rick Springfield was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk through Malibu in his vintage Corvette over the weekend, police said on Monday. Springfield, 61, was taken into custody on Sunday night after failing a field sobriety test, a Los Ang ...

  5. Richie Sambora to Leave Bon Jovi Tour for Rehab

    April 29, 2011 8:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 Who wants to play guitar in Bon Jovi ? The rock band said on Thursday its upcoming tour of North America and Europe would proceed even though guitarist Richie Sambora has entered rehab for a drinking problem. A spokeswoman declined to say who would ...

  6. Smashing Pumpkins to Reissue Classic Albums

    April 26, 2011 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Smashing Pumpkins will reissue their classic recordings during a three-year program that kicks off in the fall with expanded versions of three albums including their 1993 breakthrough "Siamese Dream," frontman Billy Corgan and EMI Musi ...

  7. Ozzy Osbourne Pays Off $1.7 Million Tax Debts

    April 14, 2011 5:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 h ...

  8. Justin Bieber Pestered by Paparazzi in Israel

    April 12, 2011 1:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Can a teen idol get a break from the paparazzi when he visits holy sites? Evidently not, as Justin Bieber is finding out on his visit to Israel, where he is scheduled to play a concert in Tel Aviv on Thursday. The Canadian pop star sent out a series ...

  9. Taylor Swift Wins Entertainer of the Year at ACM Awards

    April 03, 2011 11:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 M iranda Lambert won four prizes at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday but lost the coveted entertainer of the year honor to Taylor Swift in a major surprise. Swift, who picked up four nominations, had watched from her seat throughout the ...

  10. Justin Bieber 'Sorry' for Giving Middle Finger to Paparazzi

    March 03, 2011 1:02 PM EST 0 0 0 J ustin Bieber apologized on Wednesday for angrily hoisting his middle finger at paparazzi who buzzed the squeaky-clean pop star and his girlfriend after his birthday dinner in Los Angeles. The fracas occurred on Tuesday evening when Bieber and Disn ...

  11. Michael Jackson Estate Sues Memorabilia Vendor

    January 21, 2011 9:24 AM EST 0 0 0 M ichael Jackson's estate on Thursday sued a businessman who has teamed up with the singer's mother to market memorabilia related to the late "king of pop" on the Web site jacksonsecretvault.com. The site, the lawsuit alleged, &q ...

  12. Bob Dylan Signs Six-Book Deal: Report

    January 20, 2011 7:40 AM EST 0 0 0 B ob Dylan is reported to have signed a six-book deal that includes two follow-ups to his 2004 best-selling memoir "Chronicles: Volume One". Publishing industry website CrainsNewYork.com cited several industry insiders as saying the deal w ...

  13. Elton John Welcomes Christmas Baby Boy

    December 28, 2010 7:45 AM EST 0 0 0 E lton John and his partner have become the proud parents of a son born to a surrogate in California on Christmas Day, UsMagazine reported on Monday. The boy, named Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, is the first for the British rock star and Canad ...

  14. Ramones, Dolly Parton Receiving Lifetime Achievement Grammys

    December 22, 2010 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 British actress Julie Andrews , country icon Dolly Parton , jazz drummer Roy Haynes , and punk pioneers the Ramones will receive Grammy Awards for lifetime achievement next year, organizers said on Wednesday. Recipients also include the Juilliard St ...

  15. Jennifer Hudson 'Feeling Good' After Weight Loss

    December 22, 2010 10:01 AM EST 0 0 0 She won't say how much weight she lost, but Jennifer Hudson will say that in the nine months she's been a spokeswoman for Weight Watchers, she has never felt better. Hudson is even singing about it in a new tune, "Feeling Good," ...

  16. Michael Jackson Glove, John Lennon Jacket Up for Auction

    November 09, 2010 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 A military band jacket worn by John Lennon , X-rays of Albert Einstein's head and a costume made for Michael Jackson 's pet chimp Bubbles are among more than 650 lots of pop culture memorabilia up for auction in Beverly Hills next month. T ...

  17. Leonard Cohen to End World Tour with 4 U.S. Shows

    September 07, 2010 11:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 L eonard Cohen's neverending world tour will actually end in December with four newly announced theater shows in the western United States, his promoter said on Tuesday. The tireless Canadian folk poet emerged from a 15-year semi-retirement in ...

  18. Ex-Guns N' Roses Bassist Leaves Jane's Addiction

    September 06, 2010 3:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 J ane's Addiction said Monday it has parted ways with its latest bass player, former Guns N' Roses member Duff McKagan, five months after announcing his addition to the oft-vacated post. McKagan, 46, performed a few concerts with the band, ...

  19. Aerosmith Bandmate Says Steven Tyler Doing 'Idol'

    August 19, 2010 11:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler has signed a deal to become a judge on "American Idol," according to a news report on Wednesday quoting one of his bandmates. Fox and the show's producers have kept largely quiet on the speculation, but A ...

  20. 'Glee' to Feature Susan Boyle, Paul McCartney Music

    August 03, 2010 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 S usan Boyle and the music of Paul McCartney are to be featured in the new season of TV musical comedy "Glee" -- joining a growing list of performers eager to be associated with the hit show. "Glee" creator Ryan Murphy told repor ...

  21. Elvis Autopsy Tools Removed from Auction

    July 26, 2010 8:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 A grisly collection of autopsy tools used to prepare Elvis Presley's body has been removed from auction after doubts were raised about their provenance and authenticity. Chicago-based Leslie Hindman Auctioneers last week said rubber gloves, for ...

  22. Ailing Eric Clapton Pulls Out Of Rock Hall Of Fame Concerts

    October 27, 2009 9:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eric Clapton has pulled out of this week's Rock and Roll Hall concert extravaganza in New York to have gallstones removed, organizers said on Monday. Bruce Springsteen 's participation was up in the air, meanwhile, after the rocker abruptl ...

  23. Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson Lead American Music Awards Nominations

    October 13, 2009 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country ingenue Taylor Swift and dead pop star Michael Jackson led the contenders for the 37th annual American Music Awards, and will both vie for the artist of the year prize, organizers said on Tuesday. Swift scored six nominations, followed by Ja ...

  24. Kanye West Outburst Mars MTV Video Music Awards

    September 14, 2009 8:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 The MTV video music awards held on Sunday paid tribute to the late Michael Jackson , but was overshadowed by an outburst by rapper Kanye West , who interrupted an acceptance speech by U.S. singer Taylor Swift . West, who is known for his outspoken w ...

  25. 'Chapel of Love' Songwriter Ellie Greenwich Dies

    August 27, 2009 10:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 Songwriter Ellie Greenwich , who helped shape pop music in the 1960s with such memorable tunes as "Chapel of Love" and "Da Doo Ron Ron," died of a heart attack at a New York hospital on Wednesday, her manager said. She was 68. Th ...

  26. Aerosmith Postpones Tour; Tyler's Shoulder Broken In Fall

    August 07, 2009 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler has broken his shoulder after falling off the stage during a concert on the veteran rock band's ill-starred summer tour , an insider said on Thursday. Tyler, 61, also received stitches in his head and back followin ...

  27. New Michael Jackson Songs On Missing Hard Drives

    August 06, 2009 10:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Another thriller is developing in the complex afterlife of Michael Jackson . His sister LaToya has taken possession of computer hard drives that contain a trove of unreleased songs he recorded with A-list singers such as Ne-Yo , Akon , and will.i.am ...

  28. Former Beatles, Stones Manager Allen Klein Dies

    July 06, 2009 4:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Infamous record label owner Allen Klein, who played a key role in the demise of the Beatles and also nabbed control of some of the Rolling Stones' best-known songs, died in New York on Saturday after a battle with Alzheimer's disease, a sp ...

  29. Former Beatles, Stones Manager Allen Klein Dies

    July 06, 2009 9:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 Infamous record label owner Allen Klein, who played a key role in the demise of the Beatles and also nabbed control of some of the Rolling Stones' best-known songs, died in New York on Saturday after a battle with Alzheimer's disease, a sp ...

  30. Natalie Cole Gets New Kidney

    May 21, 2009 9:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rhythm and blues singer Natalie Cole, who has been battling Hepatitis C, received a new kidney in Los Angeles and is resting comfortably, her spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Cole, the 59-year-old daughter of R&B legend Nat "King" Cole, ...

  31. Gokey Out As 'Idol' Final Showdown Looms

    May 14, 2009 7:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Danny Gokey was sent home by "American Idol" viewers on Wednesday in an elimination that set the stage for next week's showdown between the last two singing contestants on America's most-watched television show. Gokey, 29, a wido ...

  32. 'Hannah Montana' Rocks Box Office With $34 Million Opening

    April 13, 2009 7:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 OMG! OMG! Sixteen-year-old actress Miley Cyrus became one of the biggest stars in Hollywood on Sunday as her first nonconcert movie topped the North American box office, earning twice as much as Disney had forecast. Walt Disney Co's "Hanna ...

  33. Motown's Funk Brothers Drummer Uriel Jones Dies

    March 25, 2009 1:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Motown drummer Uriel Jones, whose hard-driving funk propelled classic tunes by the Temptations and Marvin Gaye, died in a Michigan hospital on Tuesday after suffering complications from a heart attack, a family member said. He was 74. Jones, the las ...