1. Megaupload Founder Dotcom Joked About Hacker Past

    January 25, 2012 12:41 PM EST WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Two years ago, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom joked in emails with his new neighbors in New Zealand about his bad-boy reputation before telling them his criminal past was behind him and he was coming to the country w ...

  2. Jay-Z Calls Criticism of Pres. Obama 'Fair'

    July 08, 2011 5:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 During a private listening of "Watch The Throne," his collaborative album with Kanye West , on Thursday night (July 7) at New York's Mercer Hotel, Jay-Z was asked for his reaction to recent criticism of President Obama, who he has pub ...

  3. Lupe Fiasco Argues on 'O'Reilly Factor,' Defends Calling Obama a 'Terrorist'

    June 21, 2011 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lupe Fiasco butted heads with Bill O'Reilly and condemned the military actions of President Obama -- whom he once again called a "terrorist" -- in an appearance on "The O'Reilly Factor" that aired on Monday (June 20). A ...

  4. Black Lips Add Polish with Mark Ronson's Help on 'Arabia Mountain'

    May 17, 2011 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Through five albums in eight years, the recording process of Atlanta's Black Lips was a lot like their songs: quick, sloppy and without help from anyone. But for "Arabia Mountain," out June 7, the band had bigger ambitions. "The ...

  5. Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum to Headline Tornado-Relief Concert

    May 06, 2011 9:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country music stars Hank Williams Jr. , Keith Urban , Tim McGraw and Lady Antebellum are to hold a concert to raise funds for victims of storms and tornadoes that struck Alabama and nearby states, organizers said on Thursday. Country Music Televisio ...

  6. From Sea To Shining Sea, FM Radio Salutes America

    May 02, 2011 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 A s previously reported , following the news that U.S. forces had killed Osama Bin Laden yesterday , many New York FM radio shows this morning (May 2) reacted by airing pro-American music and commentary. Across the country, other stations in a varie ...

  7. Osama bin Laden Dead: Music Celebs React on Twitter

    May 02, 2011 1:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 As news broke of Osama bin Laden's death last night, first via Twitter and then officially during Pres. Obama's televised address, celebs quickly joined the worldwide conversation. Here are 20 reactions -- ranging from joy, fear, shock, ce ...

  8. In Wake of Osama Bin Laden's Death, New York Radio Turns Patriotic

    May 02, 2011 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Following the media-saturating news that U.S. forces had killed Osama Bin Laden yesterday , many New York FM radio shows this morning (May 2) reacted by airing pro-American songs and sentiments. Both adult pop WPLJ (95.5) and adult contemporary WWFS ...

  9. Madonna Crucifies Herself In L.A. Tour Opener

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna launched her first world tour in two years on Sunday, delighting an enthusiastic Los Angeles crowd by suspending herself from a cross, insulting President George W. Bush and dusting off some o Madonna launched her first world tour in two yea ...

  10. Bin Laden's Singing Niece Gets Reality Show

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Osama bin Laden's niece, Wafah Dufour, has signed on to star in a ReganMedia-produced reality-TV show based on her life as a singer. Osama bin Laden's niece, Wafah Dufour, has signed on to star in a ReganMedia-produced reality-TV show base ...

  11. Think Pink

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 She is a complex woman — honest, vulgar, sweet, intelligent, hard and vulnerable - like her music. This is the real Pink. Alecia Moore's father is a Vietnam veteran and a staunch Republican. She is a devout Democrat. There was a point when thei ...

  12. System Of A Down Goes 'Boom' With Moore

    March 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The video to support System Of A Down's latest single, "Boom!," has been directed by guerrilla filmmaker Michael Moore ("Roger & Me," "Bowling for Columbine"). The clip serves as a statement from The video to s ...

  13. Eminem's 'Without Me' Dominates MTV VMAs

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With four awards, Eminem's "Without Me" dominated as the big winner at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) last night (Aug. 29) at New York's Radio City Music Hall. "Without Me" won the awards for With four awards, E ...