Dublin showcases earliest photos of baby-faced U2
2012-05-10 14:37:37 UTC
DUBLIN (AP) -- In the beginning there was Bono. And what a baby face he had.
Photographs documenting the gritty beginnings of U2 in the smoky pubs and clubs of 1970s Dublin are being unveiled Thursday at an exhibition in the band's home city. Much of the exhibition by photographer Patrick Broc...
Joshua Ledet wows 'American Idol' judges
2012-05-10 06:54:46 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Backstage at "American Idol," Hollie Cavanagh was bubbly and confident, practicing vocal riffs and giggling with fellow teenage contestant Jessica Sanchez.
By the show's end Wednesday, Cavanagh was the sole finalist to be found wanting by the judges - and possibly by the vi...
Whitney Houston's mother releases new gospel songs
2012-05-10 06:52:39 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Whitney Houston's mother has released a new album of gospel tunes, her first new music since her daughter's death and in more than a decade.
Cissy Houston's "Walk on By Faith" was released by Harlem Records on iTunes this week and includes songs such as "Living Shall Not Be In...
Favorite daughter Streisand plans Brooklyn concert
2012-05-10 04:08:36 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Superstar Barbra Streisand is coming home to Brooklyn.
The Oscar- and Grammy-winning diva was born and raised in Brooklyn but has never performed publicly there - until now.
Brooklyn's new Barclays Center arena announced Wednesday that Streisand will give a concert there on...
Leveson probe 'sham', says singer
2012-05-09 09:01:46 UTC
George Michael has claimed he was asked to speak to the Leveson Inquiry into press standards but declined, dismissing it as a sham.
As part of a series of tweets posted on Twitter, the star said: "I was asked to talk to the Leveson inquiry, but I declined. It's all bulls***.
"It has been se...
Tom Gabel Transgender: Against Me! Singer Reveals New Name
2012-05-09 06:36:30 UTC
NEW YORK — Tom Gabel, the lead singer of punk rock band Against Me!, says he's becoming a woman.
The 31-year-old tells Rolling Stone that as a kid he felt disconnected from his body and has a condition called gender dysphoria. He plans to take hormones and undergo electrolysis. He also is cons...
Vince Gill feels free as an independent artist
2012-05-08 17:26:55 UTC
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vince Gill can do whatever he wants.
For the first time in nearly 30 years, the Country Music Hall of Fame member doesn't have a record deal. He got signed by a label in 1983 and had been on the MCA Records roster since 1989.
"My contract ran out. I'd been there for 23 ye...
Beyonce Knowles: I want more kids
2012-05-08 10:00:19 UTC
Beyoncé Knowles "definitely" wants more children after giving birth to her first daughter.
The singer and her husband Jay-Z welcomed Blue Ivy into the world in January.
She is already thinking of expanding her brood.
"I definitely want to have more," she told ET Online.
"I don't know ...
Love, family, drugs: Gregg Allman tells it all
2012-05-07 13:14:51 UTC
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gregg Allman thinks about his late brother Duane every day. And once in a while, he can feel his presence.
"I can tell when he's there, man," Allman said. "I'm not going to get all cosmic on you. But listen, he's there."
The untimely death of the game-changing rock ...
Tulisa claims number one with Young
2012-05-06 20:08:29 UTC
Tulisa has shot straight to the top of the charts with her single Young.
The X Factor judge, who was named the world's sexiest woman by FHM magazine earlier this week, snatched the number one spot from Carly Rae Jepsen, whose single Call Me Maybe slipped to number two.
The song, written by ...
Coldplay MCA Tribute: Chris Martin Covers '(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)' At Hollywood Bowl (VIDEO)
2012-05-06 16:20:35 UTC
As the unfortunate news of Adam "MCA" Yauch's passing spread across the internet, countless musicians and celebrities penned tributes to honor the Beastie Boy's legacy. Coldplay's Chris Martin took it one step further by covering one of the group's biggest hits at a Hollywood Bowl concert on Frid...
Madonna: Beastie Boys' Yauch was one of a kind
2012-05-05 18:49:06 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Madonna says Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys rapper who died Friday, was one of a kind and that the group was important to her musical history.
The singer says the seminal hip-hop group was "integral to the musical revolution that was happening at the time."
Mystikal, Jazz Fest: Rapper Performs Before Heading Back To Jail
2012-05-05 15:51:45 UTC
NEW ORLEANS -- Thousands turned out Friday to see New Orleans rapper Mystikal perform one last time before returning to jail on a probation violation.
The rapper, whose real name is Michael Tyler, was released from a Louisiana prison in 2010 after serving six years for sexual battery and extor...
Another finalist takes a bow on 'American Idol'
2012-05-04 07:46:37 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was an unfortunate night for Skylar Laine on "American Idol."
The 18-year-old country rocker from Brandon, Miss., who imbued Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Fortunate Son" and Dusty Springfield's "Say You Love Me" with her twangy sensibilities on Wednesday's show was reve...
Mick Jagger gets first hosting gig at 'SNL' finale
2012-05-03 19:32:53 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Mick Jagger will test his comic chops later this month as host of the "Saturday Night Live" season finale.
The Rolling Stones frontman has been a musical guest twice before on the long-running NBC show, and the network said Thursday he will perform musically on the May 19 final...
Jennifer Lopez To Make History Tomorrow!
2012-05-03 07:22:34 UTC
Jennifer Lopez shows off her curvy figure as she arrives at the American Idol set on Wednesday (May 2) in Los Angeles.
PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jennifer Lopez
Tomorrow, Jennifer and singers Wisin & Yandel will premiere the music video for their new song “Follow The Leader” on Tw...
Lana Del Rey Covers 'S Moda' Magazine
2012-05-02 13:01:10 UTC
Lana Del Rey takes the cover of S Moda magazine’s latest issue.
The 25-year-old singer posed for the cover wearing a necklace of a blue bird.
Lana just released “Blue Jeans” Remix EP on iTunes! The album features five different remixes of the song, including the Smims & Belle remix featurin...
'The Voice' Finalists: Chris Mann, Tony Lucca, Jermaine Paul And Juliet Simms Move On
2012-05-02 06:22:15 UTC
After weeks of blind auditions, battle rounds and biting remarks from Christina Aguilera, it was time to reveal the finalists of Season 2 of NBC's "The Voice" (Mondays at 8 p.m. ET and Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET).
In this round of last round of voting before the finale, the coaches -- Christina, Ad...
J-Lo, Iglesias, Wisin Y Yandel announce tour
2012-05-01 07:25:06 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias and Wisin Y Yandel are touring together this summer.
Lopez and Iglesias announced Monday in Los Angeles that the 20-city MEGA concert tour will begin July 14 in Montreal.
"We are going to give you everything we got," Lopez said. "I think i...
The Voice Recap: Final Eight Singers Give Blowout Performances During Semifinals
2012-05-01 07:22:52 UTC
Can you believe it's almost time to crown The Voice for season two already?
The remaining two members from each team gave it their all tonight during the semifinals, in hopes that their performances will earn enough of America's votes and a high score from their coach, because both components ...
Jennifer Lopez: Summer Tour with Enrique Iglesias!
2012-04-30 19:30:13 UTC
Jennifer Lopez is hitting the road this summer with Enrique Iglesias!
The two singers will kick off a 13-city summer tour July 14 in Montreal with stops in Boston, Washington, DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami, and more. Tickets go on sale this Friday (May 4).
You can keep up with Je...
Rihanna cast as villain in 'The Fast And The Furious' sequel
2012-04-30 14:28:37 UTC
Rihanna has scored the part of the villain in the new installment of The Fast And The Furious, according to tabloid reports today (April 30).
Fresh from her role in explosion-fest Battleship, the singer will take on the part of the arch-nemesis of Vin Diesel and Paul Walker in the sixth inst...
Springsteen packs them in for Jazz Fest
2012-04-30 14:40:26 UTC
NEW ORLEANS (AP) —Bruce Springsteen has closed out the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival with a 2 ½-hour show that combined crowd-pleasers such as "Born to Run" with the cover tune of his new CD, "Wrecking Ball."
Fans began staking out spots when the Fair Grounds opened...
Nugent says he's insulted by concert cancellation
2012-04-28 23:24:22 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ted Nugent said he was insulted by the cancellation of his planned concert at an Army post over his comments about President Barack Obama.
Commanders at the Fort Knox, Ky., post nixed Nugent's segment of a June concert after the rocker and conservative activist said at a rec...
Rita Ora: Steven Tyler Support!
2012-04-28 14:44:27 UTC
Rita Ora rocks it out at The Viper Room in West Hollywood on Thursday night (April 26).
The 21-year-old rising British star performed her hit songs “How We Do (Party)” and “R.I.P.” She also sang a cover of Destiny Child‘s “Say My Name”!
“Thank you LA for having me!” Rita tweeted after the s...