Bruno Mars (Las Vegas, Sept. 18): The Hawaiian singer was arrested for possession of cocaine after being discovered in the Hard Rock Hotel Casino bathroom with 2.5 grams of a "white powdery substance." Mars has pleaded not guilty to the charges and has a scheduled court date of Feb. 4, 2011.
Wiz Khalifa (Greenville, N.C., Nov. 8...
Wiz Khalifa (Greenville, N.C., Nov. 8): The rapper was charged with a felony count of marijuana trafficking and marijuana possession after officers smelled marijuana backstage at an East Carolina University performance. Khalifa was released on $300,000 bail and a court date has not been officially set.
Willie Nelson (Sierra Blanca, Texas, ...
Willie Nelson (Sierra Blanca, Texas, Nov. 27): The country legend was charged with marijuana possession after U.S border patrolmen found 6 ounces on his tour bus. Nelson could reportedly face up to two years in jail for the charge.
Mario (Baltimore, Oct. 1): R&B singer...
Mario (Baltimore, Oct. 1): R&B singer Mario was arrested for allegedly assaulting his mother after she told police that he struck her and destroyed their Fells Point apartment. Mario was arrested for second-degree assault, but charges were later dropped against the singer.
Petey Pablo (Raleigh, N.C., Sept. 11)...
Petey Pablo (Raleigh, N.C., Sept. 11): Rapper Petey Pablo was charged with carrying a concealed weapon upon being checked by Raleigh-Durham International Airport security. The rapper (real name: Moses Barrett) surrendered himself to North Carolina authorities on Oct. 13 after a warrant was later issued for his arrest.
Color Me Badd's Bryan Adams (Honolulu...
Color Me Badd's Bryan Adams (Honolulu, July 20): The Color Me Badd singer was arrested in Hawaii on suspicion of harassment after reportedly getting into an argument with his wife and throwing her across the room.
Too $hort (Boise, Id., July 15): Rapp...
Too $hort (Boise, Id., July 15): Rapper Too $hort was charged with three accounts of misdemeanor battery after being involved in a fight with security at an Idaho nightclub following a performance.
T.I. (Los Angeles, Sept. 1): T.I. was...
T.I. (Los Angeles, Sept. 1): T.I. was arrested for possessing ecstasy, testing positive for opiates and associating with a convicted felon during a traffic stop in which policemen reportedly smelled marijuana inside his car. The rapper was given an 11-month prison sentence after serving a seven-month stint earlier this year for a weapons charge.
Suge Knight (Los Angeles, May 20): M...
Suge Knight (Los Angeles, May 20): Marion "Suge" Knight was arrested for investigation of assault with a deadly weapon after a man told area police that the former rap mogul had pointed a gun at him. Earlier this month, Knight was again arrested, this time for an outstanding traffic warrant.
Vince Neil (Las Vegas, June 27): The ...
Vince Neil (Las Vegas, June 27): The Motley Crue singer was arrested while driving with 0.08 blood alcohol content level near the Las Vegas Strip. Neil was charged with misdemeanor drunken driving and speeding.
DMX (Arizona, March 9): Earl "DMX" Si...
DMX (Arizona, March 9): Earl "DMX" Simmons was arrested for violating his probation by using illegal drugs and not complying with his treatment plan. After serving four months in a Phoenix jail, the rapper was again arrested for violating probation in November and was sentenced to one year in an Arizona prison this week.
KC and the Sunshine Band's Richard Fi...
KC and the Sunshine Band's Richard Finch (Newark, Ohio, March 23): Finch, a former member of dance group KC and the Sunshine Band, was charged with gross sexual imposition after being accused of having sex with a teenage boy. Finch admitted to the conduct in court and was sentenced to seven years in prison this month.
Gucci Mane (Atlanta, Nov. 2): The rap...
Gucci Mane (Atlanta, Nov. 2): The rapper (real name: Radric Davis) was arrested for multiple traffic infractions, including reckless driving and damage to government property. Gucci Mane was once again cuffed this week for his relationship to a prostitution operation.
David Cassidy (Florida, Nov. 3): The ...
David Cassidy (Florida, Nov. 3): The "Partridge Family" star was arrested for driving under the influence after reportedly being stopped with a half-empty bottle of bourbon in his back seat and failing a sobriety test.
George Michael (London, July 4): Geor...
George Michael (London, July 4): George Michael was charged with drug and driving offenses after crashing his car into an upscale building. The singer pleaded guilty to being under the influence of cannabis while driving, and served a four-week stint in jail that ended in October.
Yo Gotti (Memphis, Dec. 13): The rapp...
Yo Gotti (Memphis, Dec. 13): The rapper (real name: Mario Mims) turned himself into police after being charged with aggravated riot following a November shooting in the parking lot of a Memphis nightclub. Yo Gotti's attorney has said that Mims hopes to be cleared of the charges.
Lloyd Banks (Ontario, Jan. 8): The G-...
Lloyd Banks (Ontario, Jan. 8): The G-Unit rapper was arrested after he and three associates allegedly assaulted and robbed a local promoter after a payment dispute.
Jodeci's Devante Swing (Burbank, Ca.,...
Jodeci's Devante Swing (Burbank, Ca., Nov. 7): Former Jodeci member Devante Swing was arrested for public drunkenness after reportedly walking into a Subway restaurant while intoxicated. Swing was released hours after the incident and was not charged.
Lil Boosie (June 17): New Orleans rap...
Lil Boosie (June 17): New Orleans rapper Lil Boosie (real name: Torrance Hatch), who is currently serving a four-year prison sentence due to drug and gun charges, was indicted for first-degree murder charge for his involvement in the Oct. 2009 shooting death of 35-year-old Terry Boyd. The rapper has pled not guilty to the charge.
Travie McCoy (Berlin, Germany, Oct. 2...
Travie McCoy (Berlin, Germany, Oct. 28): The Gym Class Heroes frontman was arrested after spraying graffiti on the Berlin Wall and bragging about the incident on Twitter. McCoy was released on bail but could face up to three years in prison for the charge.
Young Jeezy (The Bahamas, Dec. 4): Th...
Young Jeezy (The Bahamas, Dec. 4): The rapper was arrested in the Bahamas this month for an unknown infraction and reportedly spent a brief amount of time in a local police station before a performance that evening.
Foxy Brown (New York City, July 21): ...
Foxy Brown (New York City, July 21): Foxy Brown was arrested for violating a court order by screaming at her neighbor and baring her buttocks while shouting an obscenity. The rapper has since pleaded not guilty and plans to fight the charge, with a trial date set for Feb. 7.
Ne-Yo (Oslo, Norway, Feb. 27): The R&...
Ne-Yo (Oslo, Norway, Feb. 27): The R&B singer (real name: Shaffer Chimere Smith) was detained in Norway after a member of his entourage reportedly punched a busy boy at a local restaurant.
Faith Evans (Los Angeles, Aug. 21): T...
Faith Evans (Los Angeles, Aug. 21): The R&B singer was arrested after being stopped at a drunken driving checkpoint and being charged with misdemeanor drunken driving. In November, Evans pleaded no contest to the charge and was sentenced to three years of informal probation.
Sebastian Bach (Peterborough, Ontario...
Sebastian Bach (Peterborough, Ontario, Nov. 15): Bach was arrested for assault, possession of marijuana and mischief after getting into an altercation with a staff member at a pub in Canada. Bach is due in court on Dec. 21.
Pete Doherty (London, March 19): The ...
Pete Doherty (London, March 19): The singer was arrested for possession of cocaine in connection to heiress Robin Whitehead's death of suspected overdose. A committal hearing has been scheduled for Jan. 14, 2011.
Juvenile (St. Bernard Parish, La., Feb. 25): Terius Gray, the rapper known as Juvenile, was arrested for misdemeanor possession of marijuana after neighbors reportedly smelled pot coming from a house he was using to record music.
Bounty Killer (Jamaica, April 5): Dan...
Bounty Killer (Jamaica, April 5): Dancehall rapper Bounty Killer was arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. He was later arrested for a similar assault charge against a woman in September.