1. Zimbabwe Bars Freshly Ground From Performing

    September 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A South African pop group known for its World Cup collaboration with Shakira has been barred from performing in neighboring Zimbabwe after releasing a video depicting President Robert Mugabe as a chicken, band members said. Freshlyground singer Zo ...

  2. Madonna Starts 'Sticky And Sweet' Tour In Wales

    August 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Even at 50, the queen of pop just can't stop courting controversy. As Madonna kicked off her international "Sticky and Sweet" tour Saturday night in Cardiff, Wales, she took a none-too subtle swipe at Even at 50, the queen of pop just ...

  3. 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 ...