1. Everything But The Girl’s Ben Watt Discusses Writing Novels, Finding His (Singing) Voice, & Calling Time On DJing

    April 30, 2014 2:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 Best known as the male half of Everything But The Girl, the duo he formed in 1981 with Tracey Thorn, Ben Watt has many talents beyond providing the harmony to Thorn’s lead vocal. Since 1998, he has been an established presence on London’s deep house ...

  2. The Beat 10/30: Pop Zombies, Bat For Lashes, New Albums

    The Beat 10/30: Pop Zombies, Bat For Lashes, New Albums

    October 30, 2012 5:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 A look at pop stars as Zombies, a run down of new albums including Bat For Lashes' latest, and more. Neil Young , jonathan brooks , featuredVideo2 , Natasha Khan , Jay-z , Lady GaGa , Billboard , Calvin Harris , beyonce , Justin Bieber Videos B ...

  3. John Lennon's Killer, Mark David Chapman, Denied Parole

    August 23, 2012 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mark David Chapman, who killed John Lennon, was denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said. Chapman, 57, was denied parole by a three-member board after a hearing Wednesday, the st ...

  4. amfAR Kicks Off Fashion Week With Janelle Monae, Theophilus London: Video

    February 09, 2012 11:10 AM EST 0 0 0 Kicking off New York fashion week, amFAR hosted their annual star-studded gala in support of efforts to end the AIDS epidemic. Honoring the legendary Roberto Cavalli, and paying an extra special tribute to icon Elizabeth Taylor, the evening -- spent ...

  5. Michael Jackson to Be Honored at Grauman's Chinese Theatre

    January 05, 2012 2:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Before Cirque du Soleil brings Michael Jackson 's music to Los Angeles in their "IMMORTAL World Tour," the King of Pop will be immortalized in a hand and footprints ceremony at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Jan. 2 ...

  6. Michael Jackson Is Top-Earning Dead Celeb

    October 25, 2011 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson has once again topped Forbes' annual list of the year's top-earning deceased celebrities. The iconic pop star, who died June 25, 2009, was estimated to have accumulated $170 million in earnings over the past year. This mark ...

  7. Elton John's Grand Return to Las Vegas a Hits & Glitz-Filled Celebration

    September 29, 2011 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Monochrome does not suit Elton John well. As one of rock's most colorful performers, the mere mention of his name conjures a rainbow of visuals, especially considering the famous video screen that was a key attraction for his first Las Vegas re ...

  8. Elton John Honors Elizabeth Taylor: 'She Fought for the Underdog'

    March 24, 2011 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 E lton John dedicated a song to longtime friend Elizabeth Taylor at his Pennsylvania concert Wednesday night. "Today I lost a friend and you lost a hero named Elizabeth Taylor. She was not just a movie star, although she was a huge movie star a ...

  9. Photos: Elizabeth Taylor & Michael Jackson's Lasting Friendship

    March 23, 2011 2:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor, whose career spanned seven decades, died Wednesday (Mar. 23) of congestive heart failure at age 79. Billboard.com remembers Taylor not just for her legacy as an Oscar-winning actress, captivating celebrity and phil ...

  10. Elizabeth Taylor Dead At 79

    March 23, 2011 10:12 AM EDT Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen life was often upstaged by her stormy personal life, died Wednesday at age 79. She died of congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she had been ...

  11. Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Gladys Knight Rock amfAR

    February 10, 2011 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week kicked off yesterday (Feb. 9) in New York City with the annual amfAR gala, held at Cipriani's downtown. The event was held in honor of President Bill Clinton, Elizabeth Taylor, Diane Von Furstenberg and Dr. Mathilde K ...

  12. Eddie Fisher, '50s Pop Singer, Dies At 82

    September 24, 2010 7:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop singer Eddie Fisher , whose clear voice brought him a devoted following of teenage girls in the early 1950s before marriage scandals overshadowed his fame, has died at age 82. He passed away Wednesday night (Sept. 22) at his home in Berkeley of ...

  13. '50s Pop Singer Eddie Fisher Dies At Age 82

    September 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pop singer Eddie Fisher, whose clear voice brought him a devoted following of teenage girls in the early 1950s before marriage scandals overshadowed his fame, has died at age 82. He passed away Wednesday night (Sept. 22) at his home in Berkeley of ...

  14. Guest: Many Wept During Michael Jackson's Funeral

    September 04, 2009 9:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paris Jackson wept as she stepped into the mausoleum where her father, Michael , was to be entombed. Katherine Jackson, overcome by sorrow, turned back when she was faced with her son's final resting place. On a sultry Thursday evening, amid a ...

  15. May 12, 2009

    May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Singer Dionne Warwick is arrested when baggage screeners at Miami International Airport claim to find 11 suspected marijuana cigarettes inside her lipstick container. 2001 – Singer Perry Como dies in his sleep at his home in Jupiter Inlet Col ...

  16. March 16, 2009

    March 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Daniel MacMaster, former lead singer of Bonham, dies of pneumonia at a hospital in Ontario, Canada at the age of 39. 2008 – Former ABBA drummer Ola Brunkert, 62, is found dead with cuts to his neck in the garden of his house on the Spanish is ...

  17. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  18. This Day in Music

    August 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic, dies at his home in Athens from complications related to pancreatic cancer. He is 40. 2002 - Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the Georgi ...

  19. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  20. This Day in Music

    August 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic, dies at his home in Athens from complications related to pancreatic cancer. He is 40. 2002 - Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the Georgi ...

  21. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  22. Judge Throws Out Gest's Lawsuit Against Minnelli

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A New York judge threw out a $10 million civil assault lawsuit today (Sept. 25) filed against Liza Minnelli by her estranged husband, David Gest, who claimed she beat him so badly during alcoholic rag A New York judge threw out a $10 million civil a ...

  23. This Day in Music

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that Oasis founding member Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs has decided to leave the band. Less than three weeks later, Paul McGuigan, the Oasis bassist known as "Guigsy," hands i 2002 - Guitarist ...

  24. Jackson Jurors Hear Frantic Phone Messages

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jurors in a lawsuit against Michael Jackson yesterday (July 5) heard increasingly frantic phone messages that the singer left for a business associate, demanding action on projects including a collabo Jurors in a lawsuit against Michael Jackson yest ...

  25. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  26. This Day in Music

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that Oasis founding member Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs has decided to leave the band. Less than three weeks later, Paul McGuigan, the Oasis bassist known as "Guigsy," hands i 2002 - Guitarist ...

  27. Defense Rests In Michael Jackson Case

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The defense rested today (May 25) in Michael Jackson's molestation trial, wrapping up a succinct presentation that portrayed the accuser as a cunning schemer and his mother as a shakedown artist. Jack The defense rested today (May 25) in Michae ...

  28. Jackson Has Faith He'll Be Vindicated

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Saying his child molestation trial has brought him to the lowest emotional point of his life, Michael Jackson urged his fans to pray for him, adding he has faith in God he will be vindicated. The arti Saying his child molestation trial has brought h ...

  29. Judge Assures Jurors Jackson Was Ill

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Jackson returned to court today (Feb. 22) after a week's delay, and the judge assured prospective jurors that the singer really had been ill and there was no plot to put off his child molestat Michael Jackson returned to court today (Fe ...

  30. Jackson Hospitalized En Route To Court

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Jackson was taken to a Santa Maria, Calif. hospital with the flu this morning (Feb. 15), delaying jury selection for a week in the singer's child molestation trial. Judge Rodney Melville told Michael Jackson was taken to a Santa Maria, ...

  31. Bryant, Taylor Among Jackson Witnesses

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The defense witness list in Michael Jackson's trial includes Jackson's own children and a variety of celebrities, among them Kobe Bryant and Elizabeth Taylor, his lawyer told jury prospects today (Feb The defense witness list in Michael Ja ...

  32. Jackson Sued By Former Business Associate

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A former business associate of Michael Jackson filed a breach-of-contract suit against the pop star yesterday (Nov. 16), seeking $3 million he says the performer owes him for unpaid loans, cash advanc A former business associate of Michael Jackson f ...

  33. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Dank 2000 - Three investors in Steve ...

  34. This Day in Music

    August 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic, dies at his home in Athens from complications related to pancreatic cancer. He is 40. 2002 - Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding m ...

  35. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Dank 2000 - Three investors in Steve ...

  36. Paul Simon Honored In Place Of McCartney

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Paul Simon will replace Paul McCartney at this year's 25th annual Kennedy Center honors, traditionally attended by the president and first lady. As reported earlier today, McCartney Singer/songwriter Paul Simon will replace Pa ...

  37. McCartney Backs Out Of Kennedy Honor

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney, one of the five performers named for this year's Kennedy Center honors, has canceled his appearance and will be named on the list for 2003. He sent the Kennedy Center a message of regr Paul McCartney, one of the five performers ...

  38. This Day in Music

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Martie Seidel of the Dixie Chicks is married to Ireland-based college professor Gareth Maguire while the two are on vacation in Kailua, Hawaii. 2001 - Martie Seidel of the Dixie Chicks is married to Ireland-based college pr ...

  39. Smells Like Celine Spirit: Dion Developing Fragrance

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Canadian chanteuse Celine Dion is developing her own scent with Coty Inc., which also produces Jovan and Stetson fragrances. It's expected in stores in early 2003. "I wanted to partner with a beauty c Canadian chanteuse Celine Dion is deve ...

  40. McCartney, Levine Among Kennedy Center Honorees

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Beatle Paul McCartney and conductor James Levine are among those who will receive this year's honors from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Honors will also be bestowed upon a Former Beatle Paul McCartney and conductor ...

  41. Jagger, Richards In 'Simpsons' Guest Spot

    July 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here last year, Homer Simpson will make his rock'n'roll dreams come true in the fall, with some help from Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The Rolling Stones duo will guest star in an episode As tipped here last year , Homer Simps ...

  42. Michael Jackson Invests Millions In Film Company

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Jackson's Neverland Entertainment has invested $15 million-$20 million in Mark Damon's production and distribution company MDP Worldwide, making Jackson and his new producing partner Raju Pate Michael Jackson's Neverland Enter ...

  43. Update: Stars Honor Michael Jackson In New York

    September 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A who's who of the entertainment industry showed up last night (Sept. 7) in New York to honor Michael Jackson and celebrate the 30th anniversary of his solo career. The concert, Jackson's first perfor Michael Jackson's 30-year career ...

  44. Celebrities To Fete Jackson's Solo Years

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's hard to find a celebrity who isn't planning to be at Michael Jackson's 30th anniversary concert tonight (Sept. 7) at New York's Madison Square Garden. The first of two heavily hyped concerts (the It's hard to find a cel ...

  45. 'N Sync Drops Out Of Jacko Tribute

    August 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Owing to a scheduling conflict requiring its members to rehearse for the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards, 'N Sync has pulled out of its planned appearance at a Sept. 7 Michael Jackson tribute concert Owing to a scheduling conflict requiring its ...