October 15, 2011 8:50 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) - Rapper Rick Ross reportedly remains hospitalized in Alabama after suffering two medical scares that required plans to be diverted. Memphis basketball coach Josh Pastner told a crowd at a Friday night event that a private jet carrying Ross made an unscheduled landing in Birmingham, after the... more »
September 23, 2011 8:18 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A seven-men, five-woman jury has been selected to hear the involuntary manslaughter case of Michael Jackson's doctor. The panel was selected Friday after hours of questioning of prospective jurors by a judge, defense attorneys and prosecutors.
The group was asked numerous questions, including whether they regarded... more »
July 27, 2011 6:04 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Death has landed Amy Winehouse back on the charts.
The British singer's "Back to Black" album will re-enter the Billboard album chart at No. 9, with 37,000 albums sold in the United States in the past week. Those figures come from Nielsen SoundScan data released... more »
April 26, 2011 1:26 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Phoebe Snow, a singer, guitarist and songwriter whose song "Poetry Man" was a defining hit of the 1970s, has died.
Rick Miramontez, her longtime friend and public relations representative, says Snow died Tuesday morning. He says she died of complications from a brain hemorrhage she... more »
December 15, 2010 12:14 PM
Cowboy singer-songwriter Michael Martin Murphey will perform a free concert for soldiers, their family and the public at Fort Carson.
"Christmas is a time to count our blessings," said Murphey. "In this country, we've been blessed to have people who volunteer to serve our country in the military. I'm... more »
October 11, 2010 11:27 AM
George Michael has regained his freedom.
The wayward singer was released from jail Monday after serving almost four weeks for driving under the influence of drugs. Michael thanked those who had supported him while he was jailed and said outside his north London home: "I just want to start... more »
July 7, 2010 10:58 AM
British singer Cheryl Cole is hospitalized for malaria. She recently returned from from a trip to the east African country of Tanzania.
The 27-year-old is best known for being a member of the band "Girls Aloud" and a judge on the popular British show "The X Factor."
Cole... more »
June 9, 2010 10:16 AM
Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter Jewel will perform in Colorado Springs this month, at the Pikes Peak Center.
The country star draws on real-life experiences to pen her songs. Her second album is Sweet and Wild, with songs of love and happiness, following her marriage to seven time World Champion All-around... more »
May 2, 2010 10:10 AM
Bret Michaels' is expected to make a full recovery, according to his doctor.
The 47-year-old former Poison frontman's will to live is "undeniable," said Dr. Joseph Zabramski, chief of cerebrovascular surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, who has been leading... more »
April 22, 2010 1:51 PM
Grammy award-winning singer Rihanna will perform in Colorado this summer. Rihanna, whose hit Rude Boy has been number one for more than a month, will perform at Comfort Dental Amphitheater in Englewood on July 15.
Rihanna has been a star since her first album, Music of the Sun, was... more »
April 3, 2010 11:52 AM
Neosoul singer Erykah Badu faces a disorderly conduct charge for her nude music video shoot in downtown Dallas' Dealey Plaza, officials announced Friday.
Badu, a Dallas native, performed a walking striptease in front of tourists and pedestrians during the March 13 shoot for Badu's "Window Seat" music video. The... more »
March 29, 2010 12:29 PM
Singing was the last thing on Miley Cyrus' mind in "The Last Song."
Other than a brief sing-along to a tune on a car radio, her character doesn't do any crooning, something Cyrus deliberately avoided with her first lead in a live-action film that doesn't feature musical alter-ego Hannah... more »
March 20, 2010 10:25 AM
Lady Gaga is firing back at a music producer who claims he launched her career and is suing her for $30.5 million Her lawyer says in a court filing made public Friday that the agreement at the heart of the suit was "unlawful." Song writer and music producer Rob Fusari... more »
March 9, 2010 1:54 PM
Simon & Schuster Books for Young readers said Tuesday that actress-singer Hilary Duff will work on a series of young adult novels that starts with "Elixir," to be published in October. The first novel will feature the worldwide adventures of photojournalist Clea Raymond.
Duff also plans a nonfiction book... more »
February 27, 2010 11:03 AM
Ending nearly 40 years of speculation, Carly Simon revealed in an interview that record company executive David Geffen was the inspiration for her 1972 hit single "You're So Vain."
Simon told Uncut magazine that a clue to the "Vain" man's identity can be heard on an acoustic version of... more »
February 21, 2010 10:12 AM
Actress and singer Hilary Duff, who had a recurring guest role on the popular CW series last season, is engaged to Edmonton Oilers forward Mike Comrie.
Publicist Nanci Ryder says the two were engaged last weekend while vacationing in Hawaii. She says in an e-mail distributed by the Oilers... more »
February 13, 2010 10:26 AM
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Billboard has ranked the 50 sexiest songs by popularity - and Barry White didn't even make the list.
Instead, it's Olivia Newton-John who is tops - her hit "Physical" is No. 1, followed by Rod Stewart's "Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)."
... more »
February 1, 2010 10:22 AM
Taylor Swift's "Fearless" has been named Grammy album of the year. Swift also won three other awards Sunday night, including best country album. Beyonce was the night's big winner, collecting six awards including song of the year for her anthem "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)."Beyonce's six wins are... more »
January 22, 2010 2:02 PM
Country singer LeAnn Rimes will perform at the US Air Force Academy Friday evening. Her performance at Arnold Hall will get underway at 7:30 pm. Tickets are still available.
Expect to hear the singer belt out her hits “Can't Fight the Moonlight,” “How Do I Live,” “I Need You,”... more »
December 22, 2009 7:17 AM
Carrie Underwood is engaged to Ottawa Senators hockey player Mike Fisher. Her publicist, Jessie Schmidt, confirmed the engagement Monday and says "the couple couldn't be happier." No wedding date has been set for the couple. They have been dating for about a year. Fisher recorded his 300th career point for... more »
December 19, 2009 10:40 AM
Court records show LeAnn Rimes' husband Deane Sheremet has officially filed for divorce. The couple announced a divorce was in the works in September, but no paperwork had been filed. Court records show Sheremet filed in Los Angeles on Thursday. The couple were married in February 2002 and have no... more »
December 2, 2009 10:33 AM
Move over Beyonce. Step aside Taylor Swift. There's a new queen of pop, and her name is Susan Boyle. The British talent contestant-turned-singing sensation sold just over 700,000 copies of her debut album, "I Dreamed a Dream," debuting at No. 1. Her record label, Columbia Records, says that not only... more »
December 1, 2009 9:40 AM
Alicia Keys says her first visit to Africa was so emotional and inspiring that she is ready to take others there to experience something similar. The Grammy-winning singer is launching a contest through her charity, Keep a Child Alive, that will give five people an opportunity to visit the continent... more »
November 30, 2009 10:42 AM
Sting and his wife Trudie keep with tradition on Christmas Eve: They go to a local church, sing along to carols, then head back home to their English estate to open presents with their family.
It's a cheery scene one would expect during the holiday season. But that kind... more »
November 25, 2009 9:24 AM
Adam Lambert admits he got carried away with his American Music Awards performance on Sunday. But he's not apologizing. The glam rocker from "American Idol" kissed a male keyboard player and had a dancer simulate oral sex on him while performing "For Your Entertainment" on the awards show. He said... more »
November 23, 2009 11:28 AM
Susan Boyle is ready to take her place in the pop world. Boyle performed with an orchestra Monday morning in New York's Rockefeller Plaza for NBC's "Today" show. She's the ordinary-looking woman who wowed the world with her big voice on the TV show "Britain's Got Talent."
Boyle sang... more »
November 18, 2009 11:14 AM
Fresh off her triumph at the Country Music Association Awards, Taylor Swift has netted a deal to create a line of greeting cards. American Greetings Corp. CEO Zev Weiss says Swift's abilities as a storyteller and songwriter make her a natural for writing cards that will appeal to all ages.... more »
November 18, 2009 10:37 AM
Adam Lambert appears on the cover of Out magazine alongside Wanda Sykes, Cyndi Lauper, Lt. Dan Choi and Rob Marshall as part of the Out 100 Class of 2009. Lambert's accompanying interview is a frank one: Among the subjects, his oft-talked about sexuality and how he and Fox strategized his... more »
November 11, 2009 10:50 AM
Kenny Chesney has made the very hard work of dominating country music look easy.
And Taylor Swift is paying close attention.
The 19-year-old sensation has the record sales. She beat out every living artist - no matter the genre - this year with more than 3 million copies... more »
November 9, 2009 10:09 AM
Susan Boyle's publicity train is back on track. The Scottish singer is addressing her difficulties with sudden fame before she performs on "Dancing With The Stars" in Los Angeles later this week.
"You have to understand, my life ceased to be normal when 'Britain's Got Talent' went live," the... more »
October 26, 2009 11:37 AM
This isn't a dream for Susan Boyle - she really did have a wardrobe malfunction at an Oct. 22 soccer match.
It was nothing on the level of Janet Jackson's 2004 Super Bowl malfunction, however. The Scottish singer's pants appeared slightly undone as she waved a scarf over her... more »
October 20, 2009 11:44 AM
Rihanna is exposing her fans to more than her music with her new single, "Russian Roulette." The singer is featured nearly topless on artwork for the song, covered only by what looks to be barbed wire. The photo fits the apparent theme for her new album, "Rated R," which is... more »
October 4, 2009 10:38 AM
The former fiance of a cast member from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" died Friday night after a fight outside an Atlanta strip club, and police said they had charged a man in his death.
Atlanta police spokesman James Polite said Fredrick Richardson was charged with voluntary manslaughter in... more »
September 14, 2009 12:03 PM
The only piece of furniture that survived the most recent flood in Fatou Dione's house is her bed. It's propped up on cinderblocks and hovers just above the water lapping at the walls of her bedroom.
The water stands a foot deep throughout her house. She shakes off her... more »