1. Madonna Refuses to Let Instagram Ruin Her Nipple Pic Birthday Fun

    August 18, 2014 1:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Instagram's infamous anti-nipple policy has a new enemy: Madonna . On the Queen of Pop's 56th birthday, she posted an image of herself in 1920s garb next to a topless (well, unless you consider a pearl necklace a top) woman. Instagram swif ...

  2. Richie Hawtin To Release First New Plastikman Album in a Decade

    June 06, 2014 4:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plastikman will bend minds once again.  Canadian electronic music master Richie Hawtin will drop a new Plastikman set next week, his first for a decade under his minimal techno alter-ego. The new album, “EX”, was recorded November 2013 at New York’s ...

  3. Madonna Releases 'I F---ed Up' Off 'MDNA'

    March 19, 2012 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Early last week, song lyrics from a track on Madonna's forthcoming album "MDNA" surfaced, and many interpreted them as a swipe at ex-husband Guy Ritchie. Now the 53-year-old pop star has released a song written from the perspective of ...

  4. Is Madonna Targeting Guy Ritchie on New Song 'I Don't Give A'?

    March 05, 2012 5:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Is Madonna is taking cues from Taylor Swift ? The Material Mom appears to be Pulling A Swift by taking swipes at an ex in a new song, "I Don't Give A," off her upcoming album, "MDNA." Her apparent target: former husband Guy ...

  5. Madonna Stalker Detained Indefinitely: 'I'm Worried About My Children's Safety'

    October 25, 2011 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 A man who managed to break into two of Madonna 's homes has been ordered to be detained indefinitely in a psychiatric hospital. A judge also banned Grzegorz Matlok, a Polish national who was previously deported, from coming within 300 feet of a ...

  6. Guy Ritchie Signs Pub Band To New Label

    January 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Film director Guy Ritchie has launched a record label named after his London pub the Punchbowl. Punchbowl Recordings, a subsidiary of Universal Music, has already made its first signing -- the pub's in-house Irish group called the Punchbowl B ...

  7. Chart Beat Thursday: Black Eyed Peas, Pearl Jam, Frank Sinatra

    October 01, 2009 2:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 STILL HAVIN' A BALL: Days after the 2009 Major League Baseball season began, the Black Eyed Peas settled into the leadoff spot on the Billboard Hot 100, on the charted dated April 18. This week, as the campaign reaches its 162-game conclusion a ...

  8. Black Eyed Peas Head Guinness Celebrations

    May 13, 2009 8:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Black Eyed Peas top an international bill of artists set to honor the 250th anniversary of Guinness. It was announced today (May 13) that the Grammy Award-winning act will perform in Asia on Sept. 24 as part of Guinness' global anniversary cele ...

  9. Madonna Injured In Hamptons Horsing Accident

    April 20, 2009 9:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 A photographer who says he captured images of Madonna after she fell off a horse in the Hamptons over the weekend disputes the singer's account of how the accident happened. Madonna's spokeswoman Liz Rosenberg says the singer took the tumb ...

  10. Madonna Loses Adoption Bid In Malawi

    April 03, 2009 9:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna will not be allowed to adopt a second child from Malawi, a 4-year-old girl named Mercy James, the African country's High Court ruled on Friday. The ruling will please campaigners who say authorities have given the singer special treatme ...

  11. Madonna Wins Privacy Case Against U.K. Tabloid

    December 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Madonna has won a court battle against a British tabloid that published pictures recently of her wedding eight years ago. The one-time Material Girl won a judgment on Monday (Dec. 8) against a British tabloid that she accused of breaching her priv ...

  12. Ludacris: Reel Life

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Best-known to music fans as Ludacris, Chris Bridges is contemplating a new moniker. Best-known to music fans as Ludacris, Chris Bridges is contemplating a new moniker. "I have a new album and two movies coming out within two weeks of each other ...

  13. Madonna, Guy Ritchie To Divorce

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna's spokeswoman says the singer and her husband, filmmaker Guy Ritchie, will divorce after seven-and-a-half years together. Madonna's spokeswoman says the singer and her husband, filmmaker Guy Ritchie, will divorce after seven-and-a- ...

  14. Ludacris' Busy Fall: New Album, Two Films

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ludacris is going to be a busy man this fall. He's completing the final tracks for his sixth Disturbing Tha Peace/Def Jam album, "Theater of the Mind," due Oct. 21, and that month will also yield co-s Ludacris is going to be a busy ma ...

  15. Memoir Says Madonna's True Love Is Herself

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A memoir by Madonna's brother says the singer really does love her husband, director Guy Ritchie, but, apparently, not as much as she loves her career and herself. A memoir by Madonna's brother says the singer really does love her husband, ...

  16. Ludacris Hits The 'Theater' For New Album

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ludacris is set to release his sixth album, "Theater of the Mind," in September via Def Jam, the rapper tells Bllboard.com. He has been prepping the set while shooting for the upcoming flick "Max Payn Ludacris is set to release his si ...

  17. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the three awards for which she is nominated. Meanwhile, Keith Urban takes home the evening's top prize, video of the y 2006 - Carrie Underwood is the top winner a ...

  18. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards, picking up two statuettes. Yet the evening belongs to career achievement honoree Janet Jackson. The singer, whose new Virgi 2004 - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th ann ...

  19. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the three awards for which she is nominated. Meanwhile, Keith Urban takes home the evening's top prize, video of the y 2006 - Carrie Underwood is the top winner a ...

  20. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards, picking up two statuettes. Yet the evening belongs to career achievement honoree Janet Jackson. The singer, whose new Virgi 2004 - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th ann ...

  21. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Celebrated artist Peter Howson unveils 10 nude portraits of Madonna-his latest works-to the world. The artist painted the works from imagination, since Madonna's husband, British film di 2004 - Two months removed from ...

  22. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Three male members of pop band S Club 7 cautioned by police for possession of a small amount of cannabis apologize to fans for being "very stupid." In a joint statement, Bradley McIntosh 2004 - OutKast is the big ...

  23. Madonna Injured In Horse Riding Accident

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna's 47th birthday celebration was marred when she suffered several broken bones in a horse riding accident today (Aug. 16) at her country home outside London. The superstar was hospitalized with Madonna's 47th birthday celebration wa ...

  24. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Two months removed from her infamous breast-baring incident at the Super Bowl halftime show, Janet Jackson makes another big splash on network television when she earns NBC's "Saturday N 2004 - Two months removed ...

  25. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards, picking up two statuettes. Yet the evening belongs to career achievement honoree Janet Jackson. The singer, whose ne 2004 - OutKast is the big winner at ...

  26. Andre 3000, Tyrese Feeling Brotherly

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 OutKast's Andre 3000 and fellow artist Tyrese have signed on to star in Mark Wahlberg's next film, which was formerly known as "Four Brothers" but is currently untitled. OutKast's Andre 3000 and fellow artist Tyrese have sig ...

  27. Madonna Calls For World Peace

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna called for world peace yesterday (Sept. 19) at a conference on Jewish mysticism, a highlight of her five-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Madonna called for world peace yesterday (Sept. 19) at a conference on Jewish mysticism, a highlight of ...

  28. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Celebrated artist Peter Howson unveils 10 nude portraits of Madonna-his latest works-to the world. The artist painted the works from imagination, since Madonna's husband, British film di 2002 - Celebrated artist Peter ...

  29. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Newcomer Alicia Keys and veteran act the Isley Brothers each take home a pair of trophies from the 16th annual Soul Train Music Awards. 2002 - Newcomer Alicia Keys and veteran act the Isley Brothers each take home a pair of ...

  30. Madonna's New 'Day' Heating Up Radio

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although it wasn't intended to debut on U.S. radio until next week, a leaked copy of Madonna's "Die Another Day," the theme song to the forthcoming James Bond movie of the same name, is already gettin Although it wasn't inte ...

  31. Madonna's 'Swept Away' Due In October

    August 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The film "Swept Away," starring Madonna and directed by her husband, Guy Ritchie, will open Oct. 11 in U.S. theaters. The movie was initially titled "Love, Sex, Drugs, and Death," and is based on the The film "Swept Away,&qu ...

  32. Nude Portraits Of Madonna Unveiled

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Splashed in lurid colors across a series of huge canvasses, new images of Madonna were unveiled to the world today (April 10) -- one showing the pop diva squatting naked in a graveyard and another spr Splashed in lurid colors across a series of huge ...

  33. Madonna's London Theater Debut 'Up For Grabs'

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 International superstar Madonna will make her U.K. theater debut in May in London's West End, starring in an Australian comedy titled "Up for Grabs." She'll lead a cast of seven in the British premier International superstar Mado ...

  34. Madonna To Sing For New Bond Film

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Madonna will perform a song for the upcoming, as-yet-untitled James Bond film, according to a spokesperson. It hasn't yet been determined if the song will serve as the film's main theme, and the star Madonna will perform a song for the upc ...

  35. Madonna Bundles Recent Hits On 'GHV2'

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped in the program for her recently wrapped Drowned World tour, Madonna will on Nov. 13 release a best-of set, titled "GHV2," through her own Maverick label. The 15-track album spans Madonna's c As tipped in the program for her ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Carole King, Macy Gray

    August 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Madonna, Carole King, Macy Gray Madonna will join Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, and Jason Alexander in giving her voice to DreamWorks' animated feature "Madagascar," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film centers around four ...

  37. Madonna, Husband Plan Film Collaboration

    July 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna will star in her husband Guy Ritchie's next film, a spokesperson for the British director said today (July 27). Ritchie will direct his wife of eight months in a remake of the 1975 Italian lov Madonna will star in her husband Guy Ritchi ...

  38. Billboard Bits: Stone Gossard, Madonna, Moe Koffman

    March 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Pearl Jam, Stone Gossard, Matt Chamberlain, Pete Droge, Brad, Satchel, Sean Smith, Madonna, Guy Ritchie, Rocco, Moe Koffman Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard has completed what will be the first solo album from a member of the veteran Seattl ...

  39. Billboard Bits: Petty, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Ozzfest

    March 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Madonna, Guy Ritchie, Michael Jackson, Boteach, Ozzfest, 5ive, Five Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers have lined up a 13-city U.S. tour, set to kick off May 9 in Corvallis, Ore., in advance of sessions for ...

  40. Controversial Madonna Video Hits Oxygen

    March 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Madonna's controversial video for "What It Feels Like For A Girl" will be shown in its entirety several times on the Oxygen TV network beginning tomorrow (March 23), Billboard Bulletin reports. MTV an Madonna's controversial vide ...

  41. Madonna Video Spurned By MTV, VH1

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Once again, a Madonna video has run afoul of MTV censors -- this time, because of violence, not sexual content. MTV and sister station VH1 will only air the pop superstar's new video -- "What It Feels Once again, a Madonna video has run af ...

  42. Robbie Wins Big, David Comes Up Empty At Brit Awards

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Despite a record six nominations, Craig David walked away with no trophies at the 2001 Brit Awards, held tonight (Feb. 26) at London's Earls Court. David, who recently signed to Atlantic in North Amer Despite a record six nominations, Craig Dav ...

  43. Mirwais Album Due In February

    January 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mirwais, who recently achieved notoriety as producer of the hit Madonna single "Music," will see his album "Production" released Feb. 27 in the U.S. by Epic. The set, which has been out for some time Mirwais, who recently achieve ...

  44. Bound For Big Screen, Britney's Dubbed 'Worst Dressed'

    January 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 There's good news and bad news this week for Britney Spears. The good news is that the teen pop sensation has signed to star in a feature film. The bad news is that she has the dubious honor of toppin There's good news and bad news this we ...