Rihanna walks like an Egyptian
2012-05-16 12:03:30 UTC
Rihanna has returned to the stage just a week after she was rushed to hospital reportedly suffering from exhaustion and dehydration.
The Rude Boy singer - who tweeted a picture of her arm with an IV drip attached on May 9 after attending New York's Met gala - performed at the Robin Hood Founda...
Philippine leader backs Sanchez on 'American Idol'
2012-05-16 08:38:36 UTC
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has picked his "American Idol."
The Philippines' leader says he is happy Jessica Sanchez is one of the singing contest's top three finalists and "hopefully she really reaches the top."
The 16-year-old Sanchez is from Chula ...
Jennifer Lopez nervous for Spears
2012-05-15 15:07:48 UTC
Jennifer Lopez feels "a little scared" for new The X Factor judges Britney Spears and Demi Lovato - even though she thinks they'll "do great".
After months of rumours, the two pop stars confirmed they will be joining Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid on the judging panel of the hit American TV talent...
Beyonce Knowles 'reaches out to Rihanna'
2012-05-15 10:42:43 UTC
Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z are reportedly reaching out to Rihanna after becoming "worried" about her "wild" ways.
The Bajan singer revealed she had been hospitalised in New York City last week after posting a photo of an IV drip attached to her arm on her Twitter account. Rihanna's recent hospi...
Iraq veteran uses rap to treat his PTSD
2012-05-15 10:30:56 UTC
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- On one of the many days Leo Dunson wanted to die, the Iraq veteran put a gun to his temple and pulled the trigger. The loaded weapon misfired. For the troubled former soldier, it was another inexplicable failure, like his divorce or inability to make friends after returning from...
Bret Michaels settles case over 2009 Tonys mishap
2012-05-15 06:37:07 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bret Michaels and organizers of the Tony Awards have settled a lawsuit filed by the rocker after a 2009 incident in which he was hit in the head with a set piece and suffered injuries that he claimed contributed to a brain hemorrhage that nearly killed him.
The confidential se...
Indonesia yanks Gaga gig, says she'll corrupt kids
2012-05-15 16:00:32 UTC
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Lady Gaga will have to cancel her sold-out show in Indonesia following protests by Islamic hard-liners and conservative lawmakers, who said her sexy clothes and dance moves will corrupt young people.
National police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar, responding to the pressure...
Jay-Z announces 2-day Philly music festival
2012-05-14 17:09:37 UTC
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay-Z is in a Philadelphia State of Mind.
The rapper has announced a two-day music festival in Philadelphia. It'll feature nearly 30 acts "that embody the American spirit" across three stages at Fairmount Park on Sept 1. and Sept. 2, which is Labor Day weekend.
Bobby Brown says his new album represents healing
2012-05-14 13:58:02 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bobby Brown says it took him a long time to come out with a new album because he's spent so much time trying to get his life on track.
Now on tour with bandmates New Edition, Brown says he's ready to return to his solo career with the album "Masterpiece," due out June 5.
Barbra Streisand 'planning Adele duet'
2012-05-14 11:00:27 UTC
Barbra Streisand is reportedly in talks to duet with stars including Rihanna and Adele.
The music legend recently agreed to extend her contract with Sony Music in a deal worth a reported $30 million. In the wake of the talks, music bosses are believed to be eager for Barbra to collaborate with...
Carrie Underwood: Husband avoids PDAs
2012-05-14 10:57:09 UTC
Carrie Underwood claims getting her husband to openly kiss her is "a really big deal".
The country singer says her partner Mike Fisher is a little reserved when it comes to public displays of affection because of his conservative character.
Carrie insists that despite his old-fashioned mora...
Gaga pic sparks engagement rumours
2012-05-14 10:49:22 UTC
Lady Gaga is at the centre of engagement rumours after she was snapped sporting a huge sparkly ring.
The Bad Romance singer was reported to have split from her boyfriend Taylor Kinney earlier this month, but now the star's friend, photographer Terry Richardson, has posted a picture of Gaga onl...
Rihanna: Late-Night Out in NYC!
2012-05-14 10:46:00 UTC
Rihanna keeps a low profile behind dark sunglasses as she heads out late Sunday night (May 13) in New York City.
The 24-year-old entertainer spent part of the day with her mom – the two lovely ladies grabbed a bite to eat at a local restaurant.
Rihanna tweeted a picture of herself and h...
Michael Jackson costumes to be exhibited, sold
2012-05-14 10:23:20 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Michael Jackson's glittery gloves, spangled jackets, stage-worn costumes and personal fashion effects are going on a world tour.
Celebrity auctioneer Darren Julien says clothing created by Jackson's longtime costume designers will be exhibited in South America, Europe and A...
Bass player Donald 'Duck' Dunn dies in Tokyo at 70
2012-05-14 03:29:48 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald "Duck" Dunn, the bassist who helped create the gritty Memphis soul sound at Stax Records in the 1960s as part of the legendary group Booker T. and the MGs and contributed to such classics as "In the Midnight Hour," ''Hold On I'm Coming" and "Sitting on the Dock of the Bay,"...
Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel: Lakers Lovebirds!
2012-05-13 16:28:28 UTC
Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake share a sweet moment court side at the LA Lakers game on Saturday (May 12) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The lovebirds, who shared some PDA during the game, cheered as the Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets 96-87. Justin even got to high-five Kobe Bry...
Justin Bieber: Wango Tango with Carly Rae Jepsen!
2012-05-13 14:04:36 UTC
Justin Bieber and his protege Carly Rae Jepsen arrive at 102.7 KIIS FM’s Wango Tango held at The Home Depot Center on Saturday (May 12) in Carson, Calif.
The 18-year-old singer attended the concert to introduce the “Call Me Maybe” hit maker to the stage for her performance.
“WANGO TANGO tom...
Bass player Donald 'Duck' Dunn dies in Tokyo
2012-05-13 13:08:26 UTC
TOKYO (AP) -- Bass player and songwriter Donald "Duck" Dunn, a member of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame band Booker T. and the MGs and the Blues Brothers band, has died in Tokyo. He was 70.
Dunn was in Tokyo for a series of shows. News of his death was posted on the Facebook site of his friend...
Serena Williams Rap: Tennis Player, Actress Reveals New Hobby (AUDIO)
2012-05-12 17:57:00 UTC
Serena Williams, tennis star, fashion designer and sometimes actress has stepped into the booth to record a few songs. One of the rap songs was leaked to TMZ, and you can listen to the track below.
The oft-Grand Slam champion has admitted that she doesn't "love" tennis, so it seems the songs a...
Dionne Bromfield Talks Amy Winehouse in 'Flaunt'
2012-05-12 07:37:29 UTC
Dionne Bromfield strikes a pose for a feature in Flaunt‘s “The Psychoanalytic Issue: Behavioral Patterns”.
Here is what the 16-year-old singer and goddaughter of the late Amy Winehouse had to share with the mag:
On her godmother: “Amy used to call me her older sister, and I never understood...
Amy Winehouse Blood Painting Sells—but for How Much?
2012-05-12 14:01:54 UTC
Pete Doherty is keeping Amy Winehouse's memory alive through the sale of one quirky piece of artwork.
The former Libertines singer auctioned off his artistic collaboration with the late singer Friday, called Ladylike,a painting smeared with both of their blood that was expected to rake in $80,...
Reality show featuring Houston relatives planned
2012-05-11 18:21:18 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) -- A reality show featuring Whitney Houston's relatives, including daughter Bobbi Kristina and mother Cissy, is in the works.
Houston representative Kristen Foster confirmed the Lifetime show, "The Houston Family Chronicles," on Friday.
It will focus on Pat Houston, sister-in-...
Justin Bieber & Usher Cover 'Billboard'
2012-05-11 15:43:49 UTC
Usher poses with Justin Bieber on the cover of Billboard‘s latest issue, a special edition for the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.
Here’s what the two artists had to share with the mag:
Justin, on pushing himself and taking risks: “I don’t want to lose my young fans, but I also want to mature ...
Adele: I want to go incognito
2012-05-11 08:13:44 UTC
Adele has taken to wearing her pyjamas out in public to avoid unwanted attention.
The British singer has become an international sensation thanks to her critically acclaimed album 21. Although she is appreciative of her huge success, Adele has come up with an ingenious way not to be noticed wh...
Detroit orchestra hopes Kid Rock show raises $1M
2012-05-11 07:57:51 UTC
DETROIT (AP) -- This time last year, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra was about a month removed from a contentious musicians' strike that worsened its already strained finances. Now, the rebounding organization aims to raise the roof - and hopefully $1 million - with help from a hometown musician k...