1. Lady Gaga Denies Japan Charity Bracelet Scam

    June 29, 2011 8:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Representatives of Lady Gaga on Tuesday (June 28) denied claims of a scam over sales of the singer's wristbands for Japan's earthquake relief efforts. They described a lawsuit targeting the pop star and other companies involved in the sale ...

  2. Lady Gaga Sued Over Japan Earthquake Charity Bracelets

    June 27, 2011 2:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lady Gaga has been sued over sales of her wristbands for Japan's earthquake relief efforts in a class action that claims that not all the proceeds went to victims as she had promised. Michigan legal network 1800LAWFIRM also alleges that Gaga an ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Paul McCartney Engaged to Nancy Shevell

    May 06, 2011 2:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 P aul McCartney is engaged to his New York girlfriend of four years, Nancy Shevell, the former Beatle 's spokesman confirmed on Friday. McCartney's London based spokesman confirmed a report on People.com that the singer will wed Shevell, a ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Shania Twain Not Only Lost Husband, But Also Voice

    May 04, 2011 9:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country singer Shania Twain said on Tuesday that she was so shattered by the collapse of her marriage that she feared she would never sing again. In her first TV interview in five years, Twain told Oprah Winfrey that she beca ...

  10. Phil Spector Murder Conviction Appeal Rejected

    May 03, 2011 3:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 P hil Spector's murder conviction was upheld on Monday by a California appeals court, ensuring the famed music producer will remain behind bars for killing actress Lana Clarkson. The ruling by a three-justice panel from California's 2nd Di ...

  11. Michael Jackson Doctor Trial Delayed Until September

    May 02, 2011 2:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 The trial of Michael Jackson's personal doctor was delayed on Monday until September, at the request of defense attorneys. Opening arguments in the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray had been scheduled for May 9. Murray has denied a charge of involunta ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Manny Pacquiao, Boxing Champion, to Release 'Sometimes When We Touch'

    April 22, 2011 8:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is adding another job to his resume. The welterweight champion, Filipino congressman and actor is releasing a song on April 28. Pacquiao's recording of "Sometimes When We Touch" will be released globally ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. John Lennon's 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' Lyrics on Auction Block

    April 14, 2011 8:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Lennon 's handwritten lyrics for the song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" are up for auction, in the latest episode for a storied Beatles classic. Auction house Profiles in History said on Wednesday that it expects the draft lyri ...

  17. John Lennon's 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' Lyrics on Auction Block

    April 14, 2011 8:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Lennon 's handwritten lyrics for the song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" are up for auction, in the latest episode for a storied Beatles classic. Auction house Profiles in History said on Wednesday that it expects the draft lyri ...

  18. Lady Gaga: I Channeled Alexander McQueen to Write 'Born This Way'

    April 13, 2011 3:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 L ady Gaga says she did not write her latest hit song, "Born This Way," but rather the late British fashion designer Alexander McQueen did so when he channeled it through her from beyond the grave. Gaga told Harper's Bazaar magazine t ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Chely Wright Engaged to Gay Activist

    April 06, 2011 5:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country singer Chely Wright , who surprised fans by coming out as gay last year, is engaged to a lesbian civil rights activist. Wright, 40, and fiancee Lauren Blitzer, an activist for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, plan to get marrie ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. Simon Cowell: Mariah Carey, Paula Abdul May Join 'X Factor'

    March 03, 2011 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Singers Mariah Carey and George Michael , former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger and ex-"American Idol" judge Paula Abdul are all in the running to join Simon Cowell on his upcoming talent show "The X Factor," Cowell said on Thu ...

  23. Chris Brown Allowed Near Rihanna, Judge Rules

    February 23, 2011 2:36 PM EST 0 0 0 A court order was lifted on Tuesday that had prevented R&B singer Chris Brown from coming into close contact with his ex-girlfriend Rihanna since a violent altercation two years ago. Los Angeles Superior Court judge Patricia Schnegg downgraded t ...

  24. Billy Ray Cyrus: 'Hannah Montana' Show 'Destroyed My Family'

    February 15, 2011 5:13 PM EST 0 0 0 The father of teen star Miley Cyrus said the Disney TV show "Hannah Montana" that made her a worldwide star, in truth destroyed his family, and he blamed it for sending his daughter out of control. Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus said he wa ...

  25. 'Glee' More Than Doubles Its Audience with Post-Super Bowl Episode

    February 07, 2011 2:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Musical comedy "Glee" more than doubled its TV audience on Sunday, attracting 26.8 million viewers for a special episode broadcast after the Super Bowl , ratings figures showed on Monday. Broadcaster Fox television said the football-themed ...

  26. Justin Bieber, Ozzy Osbourne Team Up for Super Bowl Ad

    January 27, 2011 3:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Fresh-faced Canadian teen idol Justin Bieber has teamed up with veteran rocker Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon to make a Best Buy commercial for next month's Super Bowl, the U.S. electronics chain said on Thursday. Bieber, 16, currently the w ...

  27. Diddy Guest Starring on 'Hawaii Five-O'

    January 26, 2011 4:06 PM EST 0 0 0 Singer Sean "Diddy" Combs is to take a guest star role as a New York detective in an episode of television series "Hawaii Five-O," broadcaster CBS said on Wednesday. In his first action role, the rapper and music producer will pl ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 'Spider-Man' Broadway Opening Delayed Again

    January 14, 2011 6:29 AM EST 0 0 0 Broadway's costly "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has been delayed again to March 15 to "fine-tune" the high-tech production and work on a new ending even as it proves a hit at box offices in previews. Producers made the ann ...

  31. Paula Abdul 'Dances' Back Into Viewers' Hearts

    January 06, 2011 2:16 PM EST 0 0 0 P aula Abdul danced back onto U.S. television for the first time since her controversial 2009 exit from "American Idol," attracting the biggest audience of the night for her "Live to Dance" competition show. Watch: Dancer Face-Pl ...

  32. Paula Abdul: 'I AM Intelligent'

    December 31, 2010 12:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Former "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul said that being perceived as stupid was one of the most annoying misperceptions people have about her. Abdul, 48, who returns to television next week with her own dance reality competition show, als ...

  33. Fergie Co-Hosting 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'

    December 06, 2010 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 B lack Eyed Peas singer Fergie will host the Hollywood portion of TV's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2011" for the second straight year in the star-filled celebration. Dick Clark counting down ...

  34. Jennifer Grey Wins 'Dancing With the Stars'

    November 24, 2010 2:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Actress Jennifer Grey won television's "Dancing With the Stars" contest on Tuesday, while Bristol Palin, whose survival on the show sparked nationwide controversy, finished in third place. Grey, 50, who co-starred with the late Patric ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. Jessica Simpson Engaged to Boyfriend Eric Johnson

    November 15, 2010 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Actress and singer Jessica Simpson is ready to get married again -- this time to American football player Eric Johnson. Simpson, 30, whose short-lived marriage to boy band star Nick Lachey was chronicled in the TV reality show "Newlyweds", ...

  37. Demi Lovato Not Being Treated For Drugs or Alcohol, Says Spokesman

    November 11, 2010 10:35 AM EST 0 0 0 A spokesman for troubled teen idol Demi Lovato on Wednesday denied the Disney actress was being treated for drug or alcohol addiction, following sensational claims in the media that she had a history of heavy drinking and cocaine use. The cocaine cl ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. Aretha Franklin Cancels All Concerts Through Spring 2011

    November 05, 2010 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul singer Aretha Franklin on Thursday canceled all of her appearances until next spring on the orders of doctors. Franklin, 68, the "Queen of Soul" who famously sang at President Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009, pulled out of al ...

  40. Miley Cyrus' Parents File for Divorce

    October 27, 2010 5:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 B illy Ray Cyrus and his wife Tish, the parents of teenage pop star Miley Cyrus , have filed for divorce in Tennessee after 17 years of marriage, the pair told People magazine on Wednesday. "As you can imagine, this is a very difficult time for ...

  41. Leif Garrett Pleads No Contest to Drug Possession

    October 15, 2010 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Former teen idol Leif Garrett pleaded no contest on Friday to possession of heroin after he was arrested last February in downtown Los Angeles. Garrett, a 1970s child actor and pop star whose disco-era hits included "I Was Made for Dancing" ...

  42. Michael Jackson Music Video Compilation Out Nov. 22

    October 13, 2010 6:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 M ichael Jackson 's entire output of music videos are being released on DVD for the first time, including a previously unreleased video of his 2003 single "One More Chance." Jackson's estate and record label Epic/Legacy Recording ...

  43. Justin Bieber Issues 'One Less Lonely Girl' Nail Polish Line

    October 11, 2010 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Teen idol Justin Bieber is launching a line of nail polish inspired by his biggest music hits, nail care company OPI said on Monday. With shades like One Less Lonely Glitter (lavender), Prized Possession Purple (grape), Give Me the First Dance (silv ...

  44. Seal Sings About 'Commitment' On New Album

    September 28, 2010 12:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Grammy-winning singer Seal , known for such hits as "Kiss From a Rose" and "Crazy," releases his next album on Tuesday called "Seal 6: Commitment." The British performer sat down with Reuters to talk about music, being ...

  45. Vince Neil Blasts Sharon Osbourne, Motley Crue Bandmates in Book

    September 20, 2010 3:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 M ötley Crüe singer Vince Neil says he has "never really had a voice" in all the tales of his three decade career fronting the hard rock band. But his attempts to finally set the record straight in an autobiography chronicling years of sex ...

  46. 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 ...

  47. Jennifer Hudson 'Can't Wait' to Perform After Weight Loss

    September 15, 2010 6:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Dreamgirls" star Jennifer Hudson said on Wednesday she can't wait to perform again, now that she has a slim new look. Hudson, 29, has dropped five dress sizes since joining a Weight Watchers program last year -- and having her first ...

  48. Britney Spears Sued for Sexual Harassment

    September 08, 2010 8:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 A former bodyguard for Britney Spears filed a sexual harassment lawsuit on Wednesday accusing the pop star of repeatedly parading herself around in the nude and having sex in front of him. Fernando Flores also accused Spears, 28, of causing him emot ...

  49. Britney Spears to Appear on 'Glee'

    August 10, 2010 5:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 B ritney Spears is set to play a cameo role in an episode of TV musical comedy "Glee" that will be devoted to the pop star's music, the show's creator Ryan Murphy said on Tuesday (Aug. 10). But the episode in the upcoming second ...

  50. Michael Jackson's Last Home Up for Sale

    August 04, 2010 10:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Los Angeles mansion where Michael Jackson suffered a cardiac arrest last year is up for sale, with an asking price of $28.9 million, celebrity property website The Real Estalker said on Wednesday. Jackson was renting the seven-bedroom French Cha ...

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